The Unhealthiest State in America Has the Best Vaccination Rate: Offit's Orwellian Logic Fails to Connect the Dots
Author: Children's Health Defense Team
In a Daily Beast opinion piece on December 15, Paul Offit—one of the vaccine industry’s most strident ambassadors—puzzles over a seeming contradiction. How, Offit wonders, could the state of Mississippi, which has “the worst overall health in the nation,” have used standout “efficiency” to achieve over 99.4% vaccine coverage in kindergartners? Rather than seriously investigate this apparent enigma, Offit presents his ready-made answer and reveals his article’s true purpose. According to Paul Offit, Mississippi’s high vaccination rates are due to the state’s 1979 decision to make the government—rather than parents—the primary vaccine decision-maker for children.
Author: Clare Ansberry
Researchers are studying when we feel our best and why - giving new relevance to the question of the ideal age.
Author: Georgia Coleridge
My husband Nick was lying on the sofa, groaning and calling for extra-strength Nurofen. He’d had a bad fall ten years earlier, in his gap year, and ever since had suffered from intermittent sciatica.
Author: Susan Scutti
(CNN) - Ibuprofen has a negative impact on the testicles of young men, a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found. When taking ibuprofen in doses commonly used by athletes, a small sample of young men developed a hormonal condition that typically begins, if at all, during middle age. This condition is linked to reduced fertility.