Moore, I. (2013). I'm a vaccine refuser. There, I said it. Imogen Moore. Retrieved from https://medium.com/p/f937f9b9a735
I'm not afraid of childhood diseases. Well, not as afraid as I am of vaccine injury... Vaccination does not equal immunisation... The myth of herd immunity... Vaccines are administered with no attention to individual health... The Hippocratic Oath... Informed consent... Lack of accountability... The vaccine schedule is too crowded... Vaccines are a loss leader... I don't trust anyone but I listen to everyone.
Shomon, M. (n.d.). The link between MTHFR gene mutations and disease, including thyroid health. About.com. Retrieved from http://thyroid.about.com/od/MTHFR-Gene-Mutations-and-Polymorphisms/fl/The-Link-Between-MTHFR-Gene-Mutations-and-Disease-Including-Thyroid-Health.htm
First, methylfolate helps make neurotransmitters in your brain. Neurotransmitters are what allow us to think, sleep, run away, express emotions and learn. when methylfolate levels are low, so are your neurotransmitters. Low production of neurotransmitters may cause conditions of addictive behavior, depression, anxiety, ADHD, mania, irritability, insomnia, learning disorders and others.
McLean, H., Meece, J., Belongia, E. (2013). Influenza vaccination and risk of hospitalization among adults with laboratory confirmed influenza illness. Vaccine. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X13015946
In this multi-season study, we examined the hypothesis that vaccination may mitigate influenza illness severity and reduce the risk of hospital admission. We found that vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals with influenza had a similar risk of hospital admission after adjustment for propensity to be vaccinated, regardless of influenza type.
KAC Productions LLC. (2013). Was the HPV vaccine responsible for one girl's death? Katie Talk That Matters. Retrieved from http://katiecouric.com/videos/was-the-hpv-vaccine-responsible-for-one-girls-death/
Sergo, P. (2013). Pollution linked to autism. Yahoo Health. Retrieved from http://health.yahoo.net/articles/children/pollution-linked-autism
But when the authors looked at children who carried the altered MET gene and who were also prenatally exposed to high levels of pollution, they discovered that the likelihood for autism tripled compared to those who experienced neither of these risk factors.
Stoller-Conrad, J. (2013). Probiotic therapy alleviates autism-like behaviors in mice. California Institute Of Technology. Retrieved from http://www.caltech.edu/content/probiotic-therapy-alleviates-autism-behaviors-mice
Traditional research has studied autism as a genetic disorder and a disorder of the brain, but our work shows that gut bacteria may contribute to ASD-like symptoms in ways that were previously unappreciated," says Professor of Biology Sarkis K. Mazmanian. "Gut physiology appears to have effects on what are currently presumed to be brain functions
Stewart, K. (2013). Utah health official bans Gardasil, stirring controversy. The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved from http://www.sltrib.com/pages/comments?cid=57224192
Citing low demand, high costs - and questioning the benefits, utah's Southwest Public Department of Health does not stock or recommend Gardasil, the vaccine against HPV, the cancer-causing human papilloma virus.
Shilhavy, B. (2013). Amish girl who refused chemo coming home: Hospital gives up gardianship. Health Impact News Daily. Retrieved from http://healthimpactnews.com/2013/amish-girl-who-refused-chemo-coming-home-hospital-gives-up-guardianship/
While the resignation still requires the signature of Probate Judge Kevin Dunn, Judge Dunn is expected to approve the resignation sometime next week, effectively ending the two-month stand-off with Sarah’s parents, Andy and Anna Hershberger, who, concerned that the chemotherapy was killing their daughter, sought the right to first try a less invasive alternative treatment that the hospital did not provide.
Andy and Anna, after the Court’s order, left the country to pursue an alternative treatment and prevent Sarah from being taken from them. The family reports that Sarah has responded well to the alternative treatment, the cancer is receding, and she is in excellent physical condition.