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Study: Flu Vaccine Does Not Reduce School Absenteeism

Study: Flu Vaccine Does Not Reduce School Absenteeism

Findings from a recent study published in Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses reveals that getting the flu vaccine does not reduce the number of school days missed by children who get influenza. The conclusion of the study questions how often the flu vaccine actually prevents…

Health

Sick is the New Normal

The alarming rise in incidence of chronic, inflammatory-type disorders among children cannot be fully explained by such theories as the hygiene hypothesis, poor eating habits or defective genes. Certainly, there is more to the root cause of food allergies, asthma, autism-spectrum disorders, type 1 and…

Ethics

Vaccines: It’s Up to You

A few weeks ago, I shared part of an online conversation I had about vaccines. Initially, I was hesitant to reply but after rereading a callous response made by a woman I’d never met, I needed say something. Demanding that everyone should be vaccinated…

Medicine

Is YOUR Baby Getting Too Much Aluminum?

Aluminum is a metal that seems harmless. We wrap our food in it, cook with it, and swallow aluminum in food and water every day since it occurs naturally in the environment. There is aluminum in breast milk and even more in baby formula. And…

Law

NVIC Calls 21st Century Cures Act “A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” and Urges Presidential Veto to Protect Public Health

The non-profit National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) says the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 34), which was pushed through the U.S Congress this week with a 94 to 5 vote in the Senate yesterday, is a threat to public health and should be vetoed by…

Media

Piper Lowery Died From the Flu?

Tragically, sixth grader Piper Lowery from Port Orchard, Washington died on Sat. Jan. 1, 2016 after a week of illness. Reportedly, she died from H1N1 influenza. She had not gotten a seasonal flu shot. A week earlier, Piper began feeling sick with a high…

Business

Global Vaccine Market Surging to More Than $70 Billion by 2024

Within the health care and pharmaceutical industry, the global vaccine market is one of the fastest growing segments and new predictions estimate the value of the market to reach between $48 billion and more than $70 billion over the next five to eight years. According…