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Flu Shot Flop

November 24, 2015

Even the best made flu shot is middling in terms of efficacy. Unfortunately, this year’s doesn’t even hit that—it’s only 18% effective against the current dominant flu strain. That is, less than 1 in 5 people will get immunity from the flu shot, and generally, those will be people with already healthy and strong immune […]

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The Measles outbreak that started at Disneyland is still sweeping the country. Problematically, pretty much everyone is at risk—whether or not they had it as a child or had a vaccination. Why? The most common reason is that people with a weakened immune system lose some (or all) of their immunity, and can get either […]

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Have you ever had the measles before? Were you vaccinated when the vaccine came out? Are you much older, or do you have small children? Here’s why the current, rapidly spreading measles outbreak should concern you: Measles is highly contagious—if you don’t have immunity, there’s a 90% chance you’ll get sick after being exposed to […]

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Medicine is pushed at us—through commercials, through mandates (vaccines), through a loss of control when we find ourselves in the hospital, ready to say yes to anything an authority figure suggests while we are in a vulnerable position. A Swiss drugmaker is confident that they may have as many as 14 new blockbuster drugs by […]

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A new study found a correlation between the Hepatitis B vaccine and sleep: those who slept less than 6 hours a night were more than 10x as likely to not develop immunity from the vaccine! Presumably, this applies in varying degrees to other vaccines as well. Is it a function of having a weakened immune […]

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