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Australia considers childcare ban on unvaccinated children

Posted on May 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

Unvaccinated children would be banned from childcare centres and preschools under an Australian government plan. Some Australian states already have “no jab, no play” laws, but PM Malcolm Turnbull is calling for nationwide legislation. Health groups have supported the push, arguing parents and the community have an obligation to protect children. An Australian Child Health Poll survey of nearly 2,000 parents showed 5% of children were not fully vaccinated. Mr Turnbull said more needed to be done, citing the case of a baby who died from whooping cough. “This is not a...

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TODAY at 2pm Pacific Time – Listen to Dr. Buttar on The Optimal Health Hour

Posted on May 30, 2017 in Uncategorized

LISTEN TO DR. BUTTAR ON – The Optimal Health Hour Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 2 PM Pacific TOPIC: Could Garlic Be the Key to a Cancer-Free Future? In this episode Dr. Kristine Reese will talk with Dr. Rashid Buttar about his research into the use of high-concentration, stabilized Allicin as an adjunct therapy in cancer treatment. Allicin is the component in garlic that has a broad-spectrum antibacterial properties, including against MRSA. Dr. Buttar considers garlic a “super food” with powerful anti-oxidant properties. He points out that in vitro, in vivo, and human clinical trials have...

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Mercury Dental Amalgams Are Linked to Chronic Illness, Fatigue, Depression and Anxiety

Posted on May 30, 2017 in Uncategorized

By Brandon Turbeville It might seem surprising to some but in 2017 there is still debate in the medical community as to whether or not dental mercury amalgams are safe. Despite voluminous amounts of evidence suggesting that mercury fillings are incredibly toxic, many dentists and medical doctors maintain that there is no major side effects from their usage. However, an article published in Neuroendocrinology Letters back in 2014 shows that the mercury filling hold outs are standing in stark opposition to the evidence. The researchers for the article set out to review the evidence surrounding...

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As Obesity Rises, Remote Pacific Islands Plan to Abandon Junk Food

Posted on May 4, 2017 in Uncategorized

HONG KONG — Cookies and sugary drinks served at government meetings are about to go away. So are imported noodles and canned fish served in tourist bungalows. Taking their place? Local coconuts, lobsters and lime juice. While many governments struggle to ban soda to curb obesity, the tiny Torba Tourism Council in the remote Pacific island nation of Vanuatu is planning to outlaw all imported food at government functions and tourist establishments across the province’s 13 inhabited islands. Provincial leaders hope to turn them instead into havens of local organic food. The ban, scheduled to...

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Appendicitis: Antibiotics could be alternative to surgery for children

Posted on May 3, 2017 in Uncategorized

Acute appendicitis is one of the most common reasons for performing emergency surgery in children. However, surgery can be costly and very unsettling for young patients and their families. Now, a fresh review of published evidence finds treatment with antibiotics could be an effective and safe alternative. However, the researchers say larger, randomized trials need to confirm this finding before clinical recommendations can be made. The study – led by the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom – is published in the journal Pediatrics. Appendicitis is inflammation of the...

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Coca-Crony: Sweet Ties to the CDC

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 in Uncategorized

More evidence suggests this government agency has been bought and paid for by Coca-Cola. We recently reported that a high-ranking official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had resigned after extensive ties to Coca-Cola were exposed. Dr. Barbara Bowman, director of the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, was helping Coca-Cola influence the World Health Organization, which had published new guidelines on sugar consumption that were unwelcome to the beverage industry. Now it appears that Coca-Cola has ties to another CDC official, Michael Pratt, senior...

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