“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce

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I Was Told To Ask the “Older” Generation About Vaccines… So I Did

If you’re young, and you don’t support vaccines, you’ve probably been told at least a few dozen times that the reason you don’t vaccinate is because you’ve had the luxury of living in a time where “vaccine preventable diseases” aren’t prevalent. Just ask a grandparent or someone who had polio and they’ll tell you the story of how vaccines saved the day and just how devastating measles and chicken pox really were. Their testimonies are valid… unless of course you actually have a grandparent whose lived an entire century and can tell you how things really were, or you have a friend who had polio and…

How I Lost My Faith in Scientists

On December 21, 2013, The Huffington Post published an article entitled “Americans Have Little Faith in Scientists, Science Journalists: Poll.” The article noted that, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll, “only 36 percent of Americans reported having ‘a lot’ of trust that information they get from scientists is accurate and reliable.

CDC’s Rasmussen Paper on Zika and Microcephaly: Poor Case for ‘Smoking Gun’

CDC’s Rasmussen Paper on Zika and Microcephaly: Poor Case for ‘Smoking Gun’

History is filled with watershed moments which radically alter the way something is viewed and, thus, significantly influence the progression of future events. With regard to the way the mainstream medical community, public health officials, political leaders, and the general public in the United States have come to view the Zika virus and its relationship…

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