Monthly Archives: June 2012

Serious vaccine risks compared to serious disease risks in the U.S. — MMR and DTaP vaccines

(Note: Numbers may vary among sources for reasons such as the time period and location of the collected data, reported vs. estimated or suspected cases, averages vs. maximums, etc.) MEASLES –  SERIOUS DISEASE RISKS High fever and rash: There were 3-4 … Continue reading

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Smart Meters emit trivial RF while wellness advocates spread unhealthy fear

My letter to Ashland City Council for June 19, 2012, meeting about charging fees for opting out of Smart Meter installation (Disclaimer: I haven’t evaluated all the aspects of Smart Meters to know if I favor them or not, but … Continue reading

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Should we bother getting the flu shot (or nasal mist)?

Dr. Michael Osterholm, head of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, released in early 2012 the findings of his systematic review of studies that used strict criteria for evaluating the flu vaccines’ effectiveness. An article in the Allamakee County Standard, … Continue reading

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Radiowaves deemed a Group 2B “possible carcinogenic.” What’s up with that?

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) advisory committee, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), decided that radio frequency (RF) electromagnetic fields (EMF) should be classified as a “Group 2B “possible” carcinogenic.  These are non-ionizing EMFs that most physicists and many other experts … Continue reading

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