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DEEP THOUGHTS: The Joy of Life

By |May 2, 2011|Announcement|

The Joy of Life

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“This is the joy of life, the being used up for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one: being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.

I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work, the more I live. Life is no “brief candle” to me. It is sort of a splendid torch which I have got hold of for a moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.”

~ George Bernard Shaw

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The Issue That Just Won’t Go Away: Vaccines and Autism: A New Scientific Review

By |May 2, 2011|Vaccination|

The Issue That Just Won’t Go Away
Vaccines and Autism: A New Scientific Review

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SOURCE:   CBS News Investigates

By Sharyl Attkisson

For all those who’ve declared the autism-vaccine debate over – a new scientific review of the literature begs to differ.

It considers a host of peer-reviewed, published theories that show possible connections between vaccines and autism. The two articles in the Journal of Immunotoxicology are both entitled “Theoretical aspects of autism: Causes.” [1, 2] The author is Helen Ratajczak, surprisingly herself a former senior scientist at a pharmaceutical firm. Ratajczak did what nobody else apparently has bothered to do: she reviewed the body of published science since autism was first described in 1943. Not just one theory suggested by research such as the role of MMR shots, or the mercury preservative thimerosal; but all of them.

Ratajczak’s article states, in part, that “Documented causes of autism include genetic mutations and/or deletions, viral infections, and encephalitis following vaccination [emphasis added]. Therefore, autism is the result of genetic defects and/or inflammation of the brain.”

The article goes on to discuss many potential vaccine-related culprits, including the increasing number of vaccines given in a short period of time. “What I have published is highly concentrated on hypersensitivity, Ratajczak told us in an interview, “the body’s immune system being thrown out of balance.” (more…)