Profile of a ‘Passionate Vaccine Advocate’

By Celeste McGovern Meet David Hawkes, a classical modern Skeptic with a capital-S. He belongs to a small tribe of self-appointed defenders of medical pharmaceutical orthodoxy. Skeptics wage war on things like naturopathy, the use of homeopathic medicine and chiropractors which they see as a threat to health. “Dr. Dave” as he calls himself, has […]

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Government Uses Census Data and Google Maps Places to ‘Geo-Locate” Ant-Vaccine Tweeters

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image credit: howtostartablogonline.net   Social scientists and data analysts: Why not just ask parents who don’t vaccinate what they believe? Or read the vaccine damage claims? By Celeste McGovern   Would it make you feel safer to know that your government is monitoring social media for your views on vaccines?  Studying us all like lab rats […]

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Bayer Suspends Essure Sterilizing Birth-Control Implant From Foreign Markets

But it is business as usual in the U.S. for the device plagued by lawsuits and allegations of harm. Celeste McGovern German drugs and pesticides manufacturer Bayer AG will discontinue marketing its birth-control sterilization device Essure in all countries outside of the United States, the company quietly announced this month. Complaints from women about health […]

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Led by the Nose — Why the Nasal Flu Vaccine is Not so Safe or Effective

The new nasal flu vaccine has already been shelved in the US. Celeste McGovern investigates live viruses, MSG, narcolepsy and other reasons why you should be wary…. Flu vaccination season began this autumn and is still in full swing. Medical practices even close on selected days so that the only patients are there to get […]

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