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BRAIN DAMAGED BY THE SWINE FLU VACCINE


HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN BRAIN DAMAGED BY THE SWINE FLU VACCINE TO RECEIVE $90 MILLION IN FINANCIAL COMPENSATION FROM UK GOVERNMENT

The swine flu vaccine caused severe brain damage in over 800 children across Europe, and the UK government has now agreed to pay $90 million in compensation to those victims as part of a vaccine injury settlement.

This is the same swine flu vaccine that the entire mainstream media ridiculously insists never causes any harm whatsoever. From the quack science section of the Washington Post to the big pharma sellout pages of the New York Times, every U.S. mainstream media outlet exists in a state of total vaccine injury denialism, pushing toxic vaccines that provably harm children.

“Across Europe, more than 800 children are so far known to have been made ill by the vaccine,” reports the International Business Times.

The vaccine caused narcolepsy and cataplexy in hundreds of children. Both are signs of neurological damage caused by vaccine additives which include mercury, aluminum, MSG, antibiotics and even formaldehyde.

As the IBTimes reports:

Narcolepsy affects a person’s sleeping cycle, leaving them unable to sleep for more than 90 minutes at a time, and causing them to fall unconscious during the day. The condition damages mental function and memory, and can lead to hallucinations and mental illness.

Cataplexy causes a person to lose consciousness when they are experiencing heightened emotion, including when they are laughing.

See the animated educational video here: If car companies operated like vaccine companies.

Children brain damaged in Norway, too

“Norway has seen more than 170 reported cases of children developing narcolepsy after receiving the Pandemrix vaccine,” reports the Global Post. “The government has so far paid $13 million to 86 victims, including 60 children…”

Just as in the USA and everywhere else, a contrived swine flu panic campaign was launched by the WHO and the CDC, creating widespread fear that would sell more vaccines. (Disneyland measles operation, anyone?)

As the Global Post write:

Back in 2009, the Norwegian health authorities urged everyone, not just at-risk groups, to receive vaccinations after the World Health Organization designated swine flu a pandemic.

More than 2 million Norwegians, or 45 percent of the country’s population, were given Pandemrix in an unprecedented drive. The vaccine is produced by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and was used to inoculate up to 30 million people in 47 other European countries.

Vaccine damage is Big Pharma’s route to selling more medications

Incredibly, even those children who are damaged by vaccines end up being big profit centers for the same pharmaceutical companies that damaged them in the first place.

In case after case being reported in the media, children who are damaged by defective vaccines are reported to be on multiple medications. For example, as the Global Post reports:

Tove Jensen, whose son developed severe narcolepsy after receiving the vaccine, also wants compensation from GSK.

“The situation is terrible,” she says. “He’s 100 percent disabled. We don’t know if it’s going to get better, he’s on so much medication. But we hope something will happen, that he will get his life back.”

Similarly, as the IB Times reports:

Peter Todd, a lawyer who represented many of the claimants, told the Sunday Times: “…The victims of this vaccine have an incurable and lifelong condition and will require extensive medication.”

In other words, children who are damaged by vaccines generate even more profits for Big Pharma by being damaged! It’s the perfect sinister revenue model for an industry run like a criminal mafia.

GlaxoSmithKline swine flu vaccine brain damaged medical staffers, too

“Among those affected are NHS medical staff, many of whom are now unable to do their jobs because of the symptoms brought on by the vaccine,” reports the IBTimes. “They will be suing the government for millions in lost earnings.”

The paper goes on to report:

Among [those damaged] is Josh Hadfield, 8, from Somerset, who is on anti-narcolepsy drugs costing [$20,000] a year to help him stay awake during the school day.

“If you make him laugh, he collapses. His memory is shot. There is no cure. He says he wishes he hadn’t been born. I feel incredibly guilty about letting him have the vaccine,” said his mother Caroline Hadfield, 43.

Despite a 2011 warning from the European Medicines Agency against using the vaccine on those under 20 and a study indicating a 13-fold heightened risk of narcolepsy in vaccinated children, GSK has refused to acknowledge a link.

Pharma-controlled U.S. media claims ZERO children were harmed in America

If 800 children were brain damaged by the swine flu vaccine in the UK and across Europe, how many children were damaged by the same vaccine — or other vaccines — in America?

According to the pharma-controlled lamestream media, that number is ZERO.

Vaccine Injury Denialism — a particularly dangerous form of delusional junk science — is the present-day mantra of the pharma-controlled press, which includes all the usual suspects such as the Washington Post, New York Times, CNN and so on. They simply pretend no children are ever harmed by vaccines… and they hope the U.S. public is stupid enough to believe the lie that “all vaccines are safe.”

Right now, there are 800 children in the UK whose lives have been destroyed by the swine flu vaccine and who will never lead a normal life again. Every year, tens of thousands more children are diagnosed with autism. The vaccine industry is destroying a generation of children — committing what Robert Kennedy Jr. correctly compared to a “holocaust” — while the sellout media covers it up.

How is this not a crime against children?

Shame on all of those sellout editors and professional liars in the mainstream media who cover up the truth about an industry that’s maiming and killing our children by the thousands. Do you have no sense of humanity?

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How America’s healthcare system will keep you sick


Have you ever worried about how you’re going to get healthy these days? Has your doctor recommended diet and exercise? Well, if you’re like millions who are struggling to find health, you’re going to need a lot more than just diet and exercise. You’re going to have to fight like crazy against a mind-set of disease that’s paradoxically disguised as health care.

America’s healthcare system – health insurance companies, government health programs, drug companies, and conventionally-trained specialists are integrated to keep you sick.

Let’s take a look at how this all works from a perspective we don’t often look at – the big picture.

How are health insurance companies able to post $4 billion in Wall Street profit every quarter, boasting “business growth across all sectors?” Health insurance companies must increase premiums to beneficiaries, decrease reimbursements to doctors and deny coverage for care, citing pre-existing conditions and exclusion of services as their fundamental reasons. They segment the market into healthy people (80% or more) who can pay for the not-so-healthy people (<20%) who cannot pay but need care. They pay more for fix-it procedures like cardiac bypasses and punish people retroactively for going to the emergency room to seek care by denying “non-emergency coverage.” At the same time, they decrease preventive care reimbursements to primary care providers that keep patients out of the hospital.

Are health insurance companies really interested in keeping Americans healthy for the long-term, or more interested in a short-term view of increasing next quarter’s earnings? When money is in such short supply, will they truly invest in the long-term payment of aggressive, integrated health programs or will they attempt to keep their financial noses above water by paying as little as possible to the millions of aging people who are now burdening an already stressed system?

If you’re healthy right now, you’ll likely have trouble staying that way. You are the target group that needs to pay for disease care, now. Your money will be siphoned in the form of premiums and taxes at escalating amounts, effectively decreasing your ability to engage in health habits – quality food, nutritional counseling, preventive body work and rehabilitation, fitness memberships, personal trainers or psychological counseling for heightened levels of stress and anxiety over a healthcare system that’s imploding. In the end, you will squander your health care, now, for a future of disease that will never be “fixed” by a healthcare system with such short-sighted focus.

Our government program, Medicare, is a great example of what will happen to the healthy version of you in the future if you continue to support it. Promises made to Medicare beneficiaries in the last century that health will be cared for at retirement have revealed just how narrowly focused our government policies actually are. At roughly 10,800 Medicare recipients qualifying for the program per day, or 4 million baby boomers a year since 2010, it’s a no-brainer that Medicare will be insolvent once the remaining 64 million boomers qualify into the program. Federal deficits are estimated at $16 trillion, but when unfunded entitlements like Medicare and Social Security are included, the total is around $211 trillion.

Again, in order to pay for programs which are imploding now, the government must tax the healthy and young, funneling that money into disease care now.

What about drug companies? How do they make money? According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), $146.9 billion was spent on prescription drugs in the top 5 therapeutic classes in 2009, most of which are preventable conditions. From 1997 to 2004, total expenses for outpatient prescription drugs increased by 160%, from $72.3 to $191.0 billion, according to an April 2007 MEPS report.

If we become healthier as a nation and don’t require these drugs for our preventable conditions, how will drug companies make money? Between 1996 and 2006, total expenditures for cancer treatment increased from $46.9 to $57.5 billion. So what disease do drug companies need us to have in order to sell us their drugs at premium prices?

Believing that we are going to “cure cancer” has now become a wonderful lie that tugs at our hearts, opens our purses and perpetuates our reliance on drugs instead of funneling billions into the provision of health practices and education first. The National Cancer Institute 2012 Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer states that, “[cancers] are associated with being overweight or obese. Several of these cancers also are associated with not being sufficiently physically active.” But instead of money going toward aggressively correcting behavior, we raise money to endlessly search for a cure long after the fact.

Finally, what about our beloved medical specialists who, in America, out-number primary care providers by 3 to 1? How are specialists paid? How are they trained?

Conventional medical specialists are incentivized to cut, fix, prescribe and test. They spend 10-15 years in the minutia of disease mentality, gluing their eyes to the proverbial microscope. They are paid to search, find and destroy disease. The more specialized they are, the more disease-oriented their mind-set, having learned for many years to begin with the grossly damaged end product of a very sick living system – you – and then work backwards to find a cure. Specialists are not trained to step back and view the integrated big picture of health and its practices. Since they are experts in disease, their recommendations will be disease-focused under guidelines for the “prevention of disease,” rather than operating inside a paradigm of health first. At the end of that disease-focused exercise, specialists are taught to proudly declare that you, their patient, are healthy by virtue of the fact you don’t have a disease. And if they could not find a disease, they will be encouraged by a disease-oriented healthcare system to make up something in order to get paid; something called an ICD code.

The International Classification of Diseases or ICD-coding system which is the creed of the medical profession has gone from a few hundred categories to 144,000 in its recent tenth version. Doctors operating under this highly disease-driven medical system worth trillions are trained and paid as automatons to inadvertently deliver disease under a disguise of health care. And many don’t or can’t see that this is what they are trained to do.

But, is the absence of disease the equivalent of health?

We are trained to believe it is. We are incentivized to act like it is. We are pushed, punished and reprimanded to sink our mind-set and thoughts inside a system that must keep us this way – diseased, sick and poor, in order to make its next quarter earnings. Inside a system this corrupt with paradoxical messaging, one that seeks to keep us this sick, why do we wonder the more we spend, the sicker we seem to become?

The question is this. Can you separate yourself from a disease-oriented medical system to find optimal health, when all these parameters – health insurance, government programs, drug companies, and doctors – perpetuate disease via their beliefs, thoughts, training, messaging, and actions?

We are spinning into a death spiral – not only economically, but physically, emotionally and spiritually as well. The more we focus on the disease details – the more we desperately slash through the forest without seeing the trees – the sicker we will all become. No amount of money will ever solve that problem, because the problem is the way we see the problem.

Change the way you see things, push aside what you’ve been told to believe against all opposition, vilification and condemnation, and only then will you be able to find optimal health.

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Evidence emerges that measles outbreaks are deliberately encouraged by Big Pharma to ignite vaccine hysteria


While the mainstream media is busy making a mockery of itself with runaway hysteria “witch hunt” hate speech against parents who choose not to poison their children with toxic vaccines, the real story on the measles outbreak remains entirely unreported in any mainstream media outlet.

What story is that? The true story about how Big Pharma’s own vaccine scientists blew the whistle on MMR vaccine research fraud taking place over a decade ago, warning that the vaccine’s approval by the FDA was based on “falsified results” and that the fraudulent MMR vaccine was the “primary cause” of a measles outbreak in 2006, as they state in their own words (see below).

The senior management of the world’s top vaccine producer was actively engaged in the fraud, according to the whistleblowers, even going so far as to test the vaccine against contrived “laboratory” strains of infectious viruses rather than testing them against strains circulating in the real world. This created an MMR vaccine with results that could be faked to appear effective while actually conferring almost no real-world protection at all, thereby ensuring an eventual outbreak that the media would seize upon to call for more vaccines.

When these pro-vaccine scientists attempted to sound the alarm on the MMR vaccine research fraud they not only witnessed but actually took part in carrying out, they were threatened with being arrested and sent to prison, according to their own testimony.

Absolutely zero investigative reporting on the vaccine industry taking place today across the entire national media

The sellout mainstream media, not surprisingly, refuses to cover this story in exactly the same way it refused to cover the public confession of the CDC whistleblower scientist who went public with his own allegations of vaccine research fraud at the CDC.

Any time you see a mainstream media news report on vaccines, you can rest assured with 100% confidence that it is pure theater, carried out with carefully scripted fake narratives to achieve a propaganda goal of demanding complete obedience to all demands of the vaccine industry. Media outlets now function as nothing more than propaganda pushers for the medical fascism police state which has descended upon America.

Words from the False Claims Act

We now have new transcriptions from this document filed with the United States government, which reveals shocking details about the vaccine fraud witnessed firsthand by Big Pharma’s own scientists. The document is entitled United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Civil action No. 10-4374. “Complaint for Violations of the Federal False Claims Act.”

Here are the actual words of the vaccine whistleblowers as printed in the False Claims Act document filed with the federal government. Subheads added are my own:

This case is about Merck’s efforts for more than a decade to defraud the United States with respect to the efficacy of Merck’s mumps vaccine.

The FDA insists on such a high efficacy rate (95%) because only then can the disease ultimately be eradicated through what is commonly referred to as “herd immunity.”

Without demonstrating that its mumps vaccine continued to be 95% effective, Merck would lose its exclusive license to manufacture and sell its MMRII vaccine.

Relators Krahling and Wlochowski participated on the team that conducted this supposedly enhanced test. Each of them witnessed firsthand the falsification of the test data in which Merck engaged to reach its 95% efficacy threshold. In fact, each was significantly pressured by Krah and other senior Merck personnel to participate in this fraud.”

Merck added rabbit antibodies for the singular purpose of altering the outcome of the test by increasing the virus neutralization count.

Without applying a proper “control” to the process, there is no way to isolate whether virus neutralization is caused by the human antibodies alone or in combination with the rabbit’s antibodies, Merck did not apply this kind of control.

And adding rabbit antibodies as a supplement to a vaccine was not an option because it could result in serious complications to a human, even death.

“Merck’s senior management” helped orchestrate the vaccine fraud

Krah did not act alone in orchestrating the falsification of Merck’s mumps vaccine test results. He acted with the authority and approval of Merck’s senior management.

In July, Relator Krahling met with Alan Shaw, Merck’s Executive Director of Vaccine Research and complained to him about the fraudulent vaccine testing.

Shaw talked about the significant bonuses that Emini had promised to pay once the testing was complete.

Relator Krahling then met with Bob Suter, Krahling’s human resources representative at Merck. Krahling told Suter about the falsification of testing data and Shaw’s refusal to get involved. Krahling told Suter that he was going to report the activity to the FDA. Suter told him he would go to jail if he contacted the FDA and offered to set up a private meeting with Emini where Krahling could discuss his concerns.

Emini agreed that Krah had misrepresented the data. Krahling also complained about the use of rabbit antibodies to inflate the seroconversion rate. Emini responded that the rabbit antibodies were necessary for Merck to achieve the project’s objective.

“Destroyed evidence”

The next morning, Krah arrived early to the lab and packaged up and destroyed evidence of the ongoing Protocol 007 efficacy testing. This included garbage bags full of the experimental plates that would have (and should have) been maintained for review until the testing was complete and final.

Despite the threats he received from Suter and Emini, Krahling called the FDA to report this activity and Merck’s ongoing fraud. On August 6, 2001, in response to Krahling’s call, an FDA agent came to Merck to question Krah and Shaw… And she did not address the actual destruction of evidence that Krah had already facilitated.

“Wide-scale falsification of test data”

What no one knew outside of Merck – – not the FDA, the CDC or any other governmental agency – – was that this result was the product of Merck’s improper use of rabbit antibodies and the wide-scale falsification of test data to conceal the inflated seroconversion numbers these antibodies generated.

In 2005, the FDA granted Merck approval and an exclusive U.S. license for its ProQuad vaccine. Merck obtained the license continuing to misrepresent the efficacy of its mumps vaccine.

Around the same time, the EMA also approved Sanofi Pasteur MSD’s application for sale of Merck’s ProQuad in Europe. As with MMRVaxPro, Merck’s joint venture submitted the falsified results of Protocol 007 to the EMA as supportive clinical information in its vaccine application.

In 2006, more than 6,500 cases of mumps were reported in the Mid-West. This was the largest mumps outbreak in almost twenty years…

The CDC, FDA and Merck publicly worked together to determine the cause of this 2006 outbreak. Of course, only Merck knew that the primary cause was the insufficient efficacy of its vaccine.

Flawed vaccine is the primary cause of the outbreaks

The reason for these continued outbreaks is that Merck’s vaccine docs not have a 95 percent efficacy rate. The vaccine may have been 95 percent effective when it was originally licensed in 1967, but the vaccine virus has been waning as it is continually “passaged”…

Without demonstrating that its mumps vaccine continued to be 95 percent effective, Merck would lose its exclusive license to manufacture and sell its MMRII vaccine. And if Merck lost the license for MMRII, Merck would also be unable to secure FDA approval for its ProQuad vaccine. So, Merck set out to conduct testing of its mumps vaccine that would guarantee an efficacy rate of 95 percent or higher.

It did this through manipulating its testing procedures and falsifying the test results. Relators Krahling and Wlochowski participated on the Merck team that conducted this testing and witnessed firsthand the fraud in which Merck engaged to reach its desired results. Merck internally referred to the testing as Protocol 007. 25.

While Merck’s PRN test was modeled after the efficacy test generally accepted in the industry, it diverged from this “gold standard” test in a significant way. It did not test the vaccine for its ability to protect against a “wild-type” mumps virus. A wild-type virus is a strain of the virus as it exists in nature and would confront a person in the real world. That is the type of real-life virus against which vaccines are generally tested. Instead, Merck tested the children’s blood for its capacity to neutralise the same Jeryl Lynn mumps strain with which the children were vaccinated. The children’s vaccine response was not tested for its capacity to neutralize virulent, disease-causing mumps virus.

The use of the Jeryl Lynn strain, as opposed to a virulent wild-type strain, subverted the fundamental purpose of the PRN test which was to measure the vaccine’s ability to provide protection against a disease-causing mumps virus that a child would actually face in real life. The end result of this deviation from foe accepted PRN gold standard test was that Merck’s test overstated thee vaccine’s effectiveness.

“Falsification of the test data”

Merck’s Improper Use of Rabbit Antibodies In 1ts “Enhanced” PRN Test

The second test Merck employed under Protocol 007 was formally called the Anti-IgQ Enhanced Mumps Plaque Reduction Neutralization Assay. It was commenced in 2000 and again led by Krah and hia staff at Merck’s West Point facility. Relators Krahling and Wlochowski participated on the team that conducted this supposedly enhanced test. Each of them witnessed firsthand the falsification of the test data in which Merck engaged to reach its 95 percent efficacy threshold. In fact, each was significantly pressured by Krah and other senior Merck personnel to participate in this fraud.

But the use of the rabbit antibodies allowed Merck to achieve its high seroconversion objectives. In fact, the exact same paired blood samples that were found under Merck’s original PRN test to lack sufficient virus neutralizing antibodies were now considered seroconverted under the “enhanced” test. Indeed, in one panel of sixty paired blood samples that had failed the original PRN test, Merck measured a seroconversion rate of 100 percent! ln other words, non-neutralizing concentrations of antibodies that would never protect a child from mumps in the real world were under Merck’s “enhanced” test treated as vaccine successful solely because of the additional neutralization provided by the rabbit antibodies.

Specifically, Krah and Yagodich and other members of Krah’s staff falsified the test results to ensure a pre-positive neutralization rate of below 10 percent. They did this by fabricating their plaque counts on the pre-vaccination blood samples, counting plaques that were not actually there. With these inflated plaque counts, Merck was able to count as pre-negative those blood samples that would have otherwise been counted as pre-positive because of the increased neutralization caused by the rabbit antibodies.

“Falsification [was] broad-based and systematic…”

Merck’s falsification of the pre- vaccination plaque counts was performed in a broad-based and systematic manner:

Krah stressed to his staff that that the high number of pre-positives they were finding was a problem that needed to be fixed.

Krah directed his staff to re-check any sample found to be pre-positive to see if more plaques could be found to convert the sample to a pre-negative.

Krah and Yagodicii falsified plaque counts to convert pre-positives to pre-negatives, and directed other staff scientists to do the same.

Krah appointed Yagodich and two others to “audit” the testing that other staff scientists had performed. These audits were limited to finding additional plaques on pre-positive samples thereby rendering them pre-negatives.

Krah instituted several measures to isolate the pre-positive samples, facilitate their “re-count” and consequent conversion to pro-negatives, and minimize the chances of detection. Those included destroying test results, substituting original counting sheets with “clean” sheets, and entering and changing test results directly onto electronic (excel) spreadsheets that left no paper trail.

Merck cancelled a planned outsource of the efficacy testing to a lab in Ohio because the outside lab was unable to replicate the seroconversion results Krah was obtaining in his lab. Krah and his staff conducted all the testing instead.

Unsurprisingly, none of the “recounting” and “retesting” that Merck performed as part of its “enhanced’ PRN testing was performed on any post-vaccination samples or on any pro-vaccination samples that were pre-negative. This additional “rigor” was only applied to the pre-positive samples, the very samples that were keeping Merck from achieving the requisite 95 percent seroconversion threshold.

“A trillion to one”

In July 2001, Relators Krahling and Wlochowski conducted their own test to confirm statistically what they already knew to be true. They reviewed approximately 20 percent of the data that Merck had collected as part of the “enhanced” PRN test. In this sampling, they found that 45 percent of the pre-positive data had been altered to make it pre-negative. No pre-negatives were changed to pre-positives. No post-positives were changed to post-negatives. No post-negatives were changed to post-positives. All changes were in one direction – reducing the incidence of pre-positives.

The statistical probability of so many innocent changes occurring in just the pre-positive data and in no other data was more than a trillion to one. And that is a conservative measure given the likelihood that an even greater number of pre-positives were changed but remained undetected because the changes were not recorded in Merck’s files.

“Acted with the authority and approval of Merck’s senior management”

The Complicity of Merck’s Senior Management

Krah did not act alone in orchestrating the falsification of Merck’s mumps vaccine test results. He acted with the authority and approval of Merck’s senior management.

In April 2001, for example, Emilio Emini, the Vice President of Merck’s Vaccine Research Division, held a meeting with Krah and his staff where he directed them to follow Krah’s orders to ensure the “enhanced” PRN testing would be successful. He also told the staff

Krah’s orders to ensure the “enhanced” PRN testing would be successful. He also told the staff that they had earned very large bonuses for their work so far on the project and that he was going to double the bonuses mid pay them once the testing was complete.

In July 2001, Relator Krahling met with Alan Shaw, Merck’s Executive Director of Vaccine Research, and complained to him about the fraudulent vaccine testing. Krahling presumed that Shaw already knew about the fraud since he visited Krah’s lab frequently and almost certainly would have witnessed the changing of pre-positive data that Krah was openly directing. Nevertheless, Krahling wanted to put Shaw on formal notice of the fraud end told him of the falsification of the pre-positive data. He also complained about the improper use of the rabbit antibodies to inflate the post-vaccine neutralization counts. Shaw responded that the FDA permitted the use of rabbit antibodies and that that should be good enough for Krahling. Shaw refused to discuss anything further about the matter. Instead, Shaw talked about the significant bonuses that Emini had promised to pay once the testing was complete.

Threatened with jail time

Relator Krahling then met with Bob Suter, Krahling’s human resources representative at Merck. Krahling told Suter about the falsification of testing data and Shaw’s refusal to get involved. Krahling told Suter that he was going to report the activity to the FDA. Suter told him he would go to jail if he contacted the FDA and offered to set up a private meeting with Emini where Krahling could discuss his concerns.

Shortly thereafter, Emini agreed to meet with Krahling. Krahling brought to the meeting actual testing samples and plaque counting sheets to demonstrate to Emini the fraudulent testing that Krah waa directing. Emini agreed that Krah had misrepresented the data. Krahliug also complained about the use of rabbit antibodies to inflate the seroconversion rate. Emini responded that the rabbit antibodies were necessary for Merck to achieve the project’s objective. Krahling proposed a scientific solution to lower the pre-positive rate and end the need to falsify data — stop using rabbit antibodies. When Emini declined, Krahling asked him what scientific rationale justified using the rabbit antibodies. Rraini explained that Merck’s choice to use these antibodies was a “business decision.”

The next morning, Krah arrived early to the lab and packed up and destroyed evidence of the ongoing Protocol 007 efficacy testing. This included garbage bags full of the experimental plates that would have (and should have) been maintained for review until the testing was complete and final. Despite the threats he received from Suter and Emini, Krahling called the FDA to report this activity and Merck’s ongoing fraud.

FDA overlooked the vaccine fraud

The FDA issued a one page deficiency report identifying a few relatively minor shortcomings in Merck’s testing process. These principally related to flaws in Merck’s record-keeping and in its validation/explanation of changes to the test data.

The report did not address nor censure Merck for any issues relating to Merck’s improper use of rabbit antibodies or Merck’s wide-scale falsification of pre-positive test data. The FDA did not discover this fraudulent activity in the course of their perfunctory visit because of Krah’s and Shaw’s misrepresentations to the FDA.

In order to comply with the deficiency report, Merck made minor adjustments to its testing procedure relating to its heretofore ad hoc procedure for counting plaques.

“Wide-scale falsification of [vaccine] test data”

Merck completed its Project 007 testing in late summer or early fall 2001. Unsurprisingly, the results Merck reported fell within the 95 percent seroconversion target Merck had from the outset. This is the result Merck provided the FDA and the public at large. What no one knew outside of Merck – not the FDA, the CDC or any other governmental agency — was that this result was the product of Merck’s improper use of rabbit antibodies and the wide-scale falsification of test data to conceal the inflated seroconversion numbers these antibodies generated.

Click here to read the full False Claims Act document for yourself.

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(Another) Healthy 12-year-old girl dies shortly after receiving HPV vaccine


Another young girl has died from Gardasil, the infamous HPV vaccine manufactured by Merck & Co., and the medical establishment claims that it was a fluke. Twelve-year-old Meredith Prohaska from Waukesha, Wisconsin, died just a few hours after getting her Gardasil shot, and her parents are sure that the vaccine was the cause of death.

According to FOX6Now.com, Meredith was an otherwise healthy, fun-loving girl prior to her death. She did have a sore throat the day that she died, which is why her parents took her to the doctor in the first place. But it was a minor ailment that, in light of the events of that fateful day, couldn’t possibly have killed her that quickly or coincidentally.

Reports indicate that Meredith’s parents took her to the doctor during the morning hours of August 7. Around 10:30 am, she received her first HPV vaccine, which about 30 minutes later appeared to lull her into a deep sleep. Meredith’s mother Rebecca recalls having had to repeatedly wake her up so she could make it through the day.

Later that afternoon at around 3:30 pm, Rebecca left the house for about 30 minutes to get some food. When she returned, she found her daughter lying on the floor unconscious, upon which she initiated CPR — Rebecca served as an EMT (emergency medical technician) for the National Guard for 14 years, so she knew what she was doing.

When the CPR failed, Rebecca immediately called 911, and Meredith was rushed to the hospital. But it was too late — the girl was pronounced dead upon arrival, without explanation.

“It was the hardest thing when they called and said they don’t know,” stated Rebecca to FOX6Now.com. “There was no reason [for her death]. She was the healthiest 12-year-old.”

Rebecca decided to take a closer look at the HPV handout that she was given that morning, only to find that her daughter apparently suffered certain rare side effects caused by the vaccine. But when the media caught wind of the story, damage control was quickly engaged, with a professor and medical doctor from the Milwaukee Health Department claiming that the vaccine wasn’t to blame.

Dr. Swain has accepted more than $1 million to promote vaccines

This doctor and professor is known as Geoffrey Swain, and VacTruth.com reports that he has sucked heavily from the teat of Big Vaccine. According to Dr. Swain’s resume, which is available through the Center for Urban Population Health (CUPH), this pro-vaccine spokesman has accepted more than $1 million from vaccine interests to defend and promote vaccines.

More than $900,000 of this bounty came from the CDC, which apparently tasked Dr. Swain with investigating immunization rates (whatever that means). Another nearly $160,000 was given by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes vaccines and looks for new ways to get more people vaccinated.

Dr. Swain’s resume is available for viewing here:
CUPH.org [PDF].

It is hardly surprising, then, that Dr. Swain publicly dismissed the concerns of the Prohaska family about the safety of Gardasil. In typical shill fashion, Dr. Swain quickly reassured the public that Gardasil is “very, very safe,” also emphasizing that it’s a “very safe vaccine and very effective.”

Of course it is, Dr. $wain.

Sources for this article include:

http://vactruth.com
http://fox6now.com
http://www.cuph.org [PDF]
ttp://science.naturalnews.com

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Iatrogenic Disease – Your own Doctors Cause the 3rd Most Fatal Deaths in the USA


 

Iatrogenic Disease is defined as a disease that is caused by medical treatment.

Read major headlines around the globe on this serious disease.

How Prepared are You to Not Become a National Statistic?

If a Jumbo Jet crashed and killed 280 people everyday… 365 days a year… year after year… would you be concerned about flying??

Would you question the Federal Aviation Administration? Would you demand answers??

Think about it!

Close to 100,000 people dying every year from plane crashes?

Sounds Ridiculous??!!

Well think again. What if you were told that over 100,000 people are killed and over 2 million people maimed and disabled every year…year after year from modern medicine…would you believe it??

Well these may be my words…but read the following articles from the most respected medical journals and institutions (Journal of the American Medical Association, Harvard University, Centers for Disease Control, British medical journal The Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine and national news (New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, US World Report) and you be the judge.

Writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Dr. Starfield has documented the tragedy of the traditional medical paradigm in the following statistics:

* The term iatrogenic is defined as “induced in a patient by a physician’s activity, manner, or therapy. Used especially to pertain to a complication of treatment.”   Furthermore, these estimates of death due to error are lower than those in a recent Institutes of Medicine report.

If the higher estimates are used, the deaths due to iatrogenic causes would range from 230,000 to 284,000.

Even at the lower estimate of 225,000 deaths per year, this constitutes the third leading cause of death in the U.S.

Dr. Starfield offers several caveats in the interpretations of these numbers:

First, most of the data are derived from studies in hospitalized patients.

Second, these estimates are for deaths only and do not include the many negative effects that are associated with disability or discomfort.

Third, the estimates of death due to error are lower than those in the IOM report. If the higher estimates are used, the deaths due to iatrogenic causes would range from 230,000 to 284,000.

In any case, 225,000 deaths per year constitutes the third leading cause of death in the United States, after deaths from heart disease and cancer.

Even if these figures are overestimated, there is a wide margin between these numbers of deaths and the next leading cause of death (cerebro-vascular disease).

Another analysis concluded that between 4% and 18% of consecutive patients experience negative effects in outpatient settings, with:

  • 116 million extra physician visits
  • 77 million extra prescriptions
  • 17 million emergency department visits
  • 8 million hospitalizations
  • 3 million long-term admissions
  • 199,000 additional deaths
  • $77 billion in extra costs
    The high cost of the health care system is considered to be a deficit, but it seems to be tolerated under the assumption that better health results from more expensive care.However, evidence from a few studies indicates that as many as 20% to 30% of patients receive inappropriate care.

    An estimated 44,000 to 98,000 among these patients die each year as a result of medical errors.

    This might be tolerable if it resulted in better health, but does it?

    Out of 13 countries in a recent comparison, the United States ranks an average of 12th (second from the bottom) for 16 available health indicators.

    More specifically, the ranking of the U.S. on several indicators was:

  • 13th (last) for low-birth-weight percentages
  • 13th for neonatal mortality and infant mortality overall
  • 11th for post-neonatal mortality
  • 13th for years of potential life lost (excluding external causes)
  • 11th for life expectancy, at 1 year for females, 12th for males
  • 10th for life expectancy, at 15 years for females, 12th for males
  • 10th for life expectancy, at 40 years for females, 9th for males
  • 7th for life expectancy, at 65 years for females, 7th for males
  • 3rd for life expectancy, at 80 years for females, 3rd for males
    The poor performance of the U.S. was recently confirmed by a World Health Organization study which used different data and ranked the United States as 15th among 25 industrialized countries.It has been known that drugs are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S.

    This makes it clear that the more frightening number is that doctors are the third leading cause of death in this country, killing nearly a quarter million people a year.

    These statistics are further confused because most medical coding only describes the cause of organ failure and does not identify iatrogenic causes at all.

    start quoteLucian Leape, a Harvard University professor who conducted the most comprehensive study of medical errors in the United States, has estimated that one million patients nationwide are injured by errors during hospital treatment each year and that 120,000 die as a result. end quote
    — Harvard University

    In their study, Leape and his colleagues examined patient records at hospitals throughout the state of New York. Their 1991 report found that one of every 200 patients admitted to a hospital died as a result of a hospital error.

    That number of deaths is the equivalent of what would occur if a jumbo jet crashed every day; it is three times the 43,000 people killed each year in U.S. automobile accidents.

    “It’s by far the number one problem” in health care, said Leape, an adjunct professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health.

    Researchers such as Leape say that not only are medical errors not reported to the public, but those reported to hospital authorities represent roughly 5 to 10 percent of the number of actual medical mistakes at a typical hospital.”The bottom line is we have a system that is terribly out of control,” said Robert Brook, a professor of medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles.

    “It’s really a joke to worry about the occasional plane that goes down when we have thousands of people who are killed in hospitals every year.” Brook’s recognition of the extent of hospital errors is shared by many of medicine’s leaders.

    Care — not treatment — is the answer. Drugs, surgery and hospitals become increasingly dangerous for chronic disease cases. Facilitating the God-given healing capacity by improving the diet, exercise, and lifestyle is the key.

    Effective interventions for the underlying emotional and spiritual wounding behind most chronic disease is critical for the reinvention of our medical paradigm. These numbers suggest that reinvention of our medical paradigm is called for.

    World-Wide News On Medical MistakesStudy Slams Medical Error Rate in NationPhiladelphia InquirerA panel of the National Academy of Sciences, in a highly critical report, yesterday called for a major national effort to reduce medical errors by developing a mandatory reporting system and asking Congress to establish a center to study them.The 220-page report, written by a 19-member committee of the Academy’s Institute of Medicine, set as a goal a 50 percent reduction in the nation’s “stunningly high rate of medical errors” within five years.

    It estimated that errors from medical treatment kill up to 98,000 people in U.S. hospitals every year and characterized the problem as among the nation’s leading causes of death and injury.

    Several members of the committee said in interviews yesterday that the report was intended as a loud call to action for the health-care industry, which it said has not acted swiftly enough to address the causes of errors.

    “What it says is ‘enough already,’ ” said Lucian Leape, a committee member and adjunct professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health. “It’s a matter of holding people’s feet to the fire and stop talking about errors and start doing something.”

    Medical Mistakes Often UnreportedDetroit NewsBased on a recent report by the Institute of Medicine, which estimates 36 error-related hospital deaths per 100,000 people, 3,534 Michiganians died last year due to medical mistakes.

    Patients reported 2,027 complaints about health care organizations to the state, but Tom Lindsay, director of the Michigan Bureau of Health Services, said those likely represent just a fraction of the mistakes.

    Medical MistakesNew York TimesThe NEW YORK TIMES reported that 5% of people admitted to hospitals, or about 1.8 million people per year, in the U.S. pick up an infection while there. Such infections are called “iatrogenic” — meaning “induced by a physician,” or, more loosely, “caused by medical care.”

    Iatrogenic infections are directly responsible for 20,000 deaths among hospital patients in the U.S. each year, and they contribute to an additional 70,000 deaths, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control CDC). The dollar cost of iatrogenic infections is $4.5 billion, according to the CDC.

    National Patient Safety FoundationA new poll from the nonprofit National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) finds that 42 percent of people say they’ve been affected by physician errors, either directly or through a friend or relative.

    If the survey of roughly 1,500 people accurately represents the general public, it could mean that more than 100 million Americans have experience with medical mistakes.

    More alarming, according to the survey, is the fact that in one out of three cases the error permanently harmed the patient’s health.

    Dr. Leape is a board member of the NPSF, which was founded by the American Medical Association in June of this year to improve health care safety.

    AMA leaders say it’s time to bring the issue out into the open, rather than living in constant fear that any admission of error will launch a flood of malpractice lawsuits.

    Leape’s own research has shown that the tally of medical mistakes made each year could reach 3 million, with total costs as high as $200 billion.

    The survey found that 40 percent of the people who had experienced a medical mistake pointed to misdiagnoses and wrong treatments as the problem. Medication errors accounted for 28 percent of mistakes.

    And 22 percent of respondents reported slip-ups during medical procedures.

    Half of the errors occurred in hospitals, and 22 percent in doctors’ offices.

What Causes Errors

When asked what may have caused their doctors to make such errors, patients cited carelessness, stress, faulty training and bad communication.

Three out of four believe the best solution to the problem would be to bar health care workers with bad track records.

But Leape disagreed, arguing that punishment simply encourages people to cover up their errors. “We need to shift emphasis away from individuals,” he said. “Errors are not the disease, they’re the symptoms of the disease.”

Instead, he said, poorly designed health care systems may be largely to blame. Doctors and nurses often work double shifts, making them more prone to error. And in this age of computer technology, Leape noted, the hand-written drug prescription should be a relic of the past.

Medical Mistakes: A Legal and Ethical Dilemma for Doctors and Patients
CNN

Experts say medical mistakes occur all the time, and doctors often fail to tell patients about them. A recent report estimates that up to 98,000 patients a year die from medical errors.

Deaths in England Due to Medical Errors up 500%
Audit Commission

About 1,200 people died in public hospitals in Britain last year because of mistakes in prescribing and administering medicine, according to a report published by a government watchdog group.

Outlined in a report by the Audit Commission, the errors included administering the wrong medicine – in one case, a breast cancer patient was given the sleeping drug Temazepam instead of the cancer drug Tamoxifen – to giving out the wrong dosage of the right drug, to unknowingly prescribing a drug that caused a fatal reaction.

The death toll was five times higher than that in 1990, according to the report. In addition, the thousands of patients who survive medicine-related mistakes each year invariably become sicker, requiring more treatment that create an extra expense for the National Health Service, the report said.

“The health service is probably spending $725 million a year making better people who experienced an adverse incident or errors, and that does not include the human cost to patients,” said Nick Mapstone, an author of the report.

“The number of drugs is increasing, the effectiveness – and therefore often the toxicity – of drugs is increasing, the number of people on multiple medications is increasing, and that increases the risk of interaction,” Dr. Pickersgill told the BBC.

A number of highly publicized cases of drug-related error in recent months has brought home the problem. In one case, a cancer patient was prescribed and administered a drug at 1,000 times the recommended dose, according to the report.

In another case, at Queen’s Medical Center in Nottingham, a teenager, who was a cancer patient in remission, fell into a coma and died after an anticancer drug was mistakenly injected into his spine.

“The recent events at Queen’s Medical Center illustrate how day-to- day pressures can lead to acknowledged best practice being ignored,” the report said.

Jackie Glatter, a spokeswoman for the Consumers’ Association, which lobbies for patients’ rights, said: “The report shows there is a strong need for detailed and clear patient information about treatments and medicines – not just in hospitals, but also when people are taking medicine at home.”

Deaths from Medication Errors on Increase
CNN

Deaths caused by medication mistakes more than doubled between 1983 and 1993, according to findings published in the British medical journal The Lancet on Saturday.

start quoteDeaths caused by medication mistakes more than doubled between 1983 and 1993end quote
— Lancet

The study by a research team at the University of California at San Diego found that the sharpest increase in deaths was among outpatients.

Deaths from accidental poisoning by drugs and other medicines climbed from 851 to nearly 2,100. Of those, outpatient deaths increased from under 200 to just under 1,500.

By 1993, outpatients were 6.5 times more likely to die from medication mistakes than inpatients.

The report was based on death certificates, and it was unclear whether the deaths were caused by a medical professional’s error or patient error.

Drug Reactions Kill an Estimated 100,000 a Year
CNN

Adverse reactions to prescription and over-the-counter medicines kill more than 100,000 Americans and seriously injure an additional 2.1 million each year, researchers say.

Such reactions — which do not include prescribing errors or drug abuse — rank at least sixth among causes of death in the United States, behind heart disease, cancer, lung disease, strokes and accidents, according to a report published in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association. The report was based on an analysis of existing studies.

“Serious adverse drug reactions are frequent … more so than generally recognized,” the researchers said.

Researchers at the University of Toronto examined 39 studies and estimated that an average of 106,000 deaths at U.S. hospitals in 1994 were due to bad reactions to drugs.

Medical Mistakes Triple All Gun Deaths

For years, the American Medical Association, hospitals, medical magazines and various other health care groups have been beating the drums for more gun laws.

And some of us have pointed out their chutzpah, since — according to the official figures, the National Center for Health Statistics, more than twice as many are killed every year in medical accidents than in gun accidents.

Yesterday, an independent report from the Institute of Medicine, an arm of the National Academy of Sciences, said the number of deaths from medical mistakes every year may total 98,000 — about three times the number of deaths due to accidents, homicides and suicides with firearms.

The study says medical mistakes may cost the nation as much as $29 billion a year and may be the fifth highest cause of death — behind heart disease, cancer, stroke and lung obstructive lung diseases.

That 98,000 total is over twice as many as die in auto crashes each year.

Nursing Mistakes Kill, Injure Thousands
Tribune Staff Writer

Overwhelmed and inadequately trained nurses kill and injure thousands of patients every year as hospitals sacrifice safety for an improved bottom line, a Tribune investigation has found.

Since 1995, at least 1,720 hospital patients have been accidentally killed and 9,584 others injured from the actions or inaction of registered nurses across the country, who have seen their daily routine radically altered by cuts in staff and other belt-tightening in U.S. hospitals.

Blunders By Doctors Kill 40,000 People a Year In Britain

Medical error is the third most frequent cause of death in Britain after cancer and heart disease, killing up to 40,000 people a year – about four times more than die from all other types of accident.
Provisional research figures on hospital mistakes show that a further 280,000 people suffer from non-fatal drug-prescribing errors, overdoses and infections.

The victims spend an average of six extra days recovering in hospital, at an annual cost of £730m in England alone.

start quoteMedical error is the third most frequent cause of death in Britain after cancer and heart disease, killing up to 40,000 people a yearend quote
— University College London

A pilot study investigating the issue – the first attempt to measure the problem in Britain – shows that one in 14 patients suffers some kind of adverse event such as diagnostic error, operation mistake or drug reaction.

Charles Vincent, head of the clinical risk unit at University College London, who is leading the study, has pioneered efforts to examine the extent of clinical errors in Britain.

His team has so far concentrated on two London hospitals. The first data from one hospital showed that 32 out of 480 patients in four different departments were victims of hospital mistakes.

Vincent’s estimate of 40,000 deaths comes from studies showing that 3-4% of patients in the developed world suffer some kind of harm in hospital. For 70% of them the resulting disability is short-lived, but 14% subsequently die.

“It is a substantial problem,” Vincent said. “There is a need to find out the true extent of error, what kind of things are going wrong and the cost.” He believes the death rate may be even higher than indicated by the preliminary figures.

Britain’s death rate is comparable to that in America, where recommendations in a report produced by the Kellogg Foundation three weeks ago are likely to result in the creation of a new federal agency to protect patients from medical error.

The report drew on studies that examined the records of 30,195 patients and found a 3.7% error rate. Of those injured, 14% died. Researchers concluded that 70% of the errors – and 155,000 deaths – were avoidable.

Department of Health officials are now examining a proposal for a £1.2m three-year national study of 20 hospitals and 10,000 medical records to establish exactly how these avoidable deaths occur and how to prevent them.

Drugs and Medical Errors Killing 1 of Every 5 Australians
British Medical Journal November 11, 2000

In a recent emailed response to the British Medical Journal (BMJ), Ron Law, Executive Director of the NNFA, in New Zealand and member of the New Zealand Ministry of Health Working Group advising on medical error, offered some enlightening information on deaths caused by drugs and medical errors.

He notes the prevalence of deaths from medical errors and also from properly researched and prescribed medications in Australia and New Zealand, which serves as a reminder to us that the US is not alone in having this problem.

He cites the following statistics and facts:

Official Australian government reports reveal that preventable medical error in hospitals is responsible for 11% of all deaths in Australia, which is about 1 of every 9 deaths.

If deaths from properly researched, properly registered, properly prescribed and properly used drugs were added along with preventable deaths due to private practice it comes to a staggering 19%, which is almost 1 of every 5 deaths.

New Zealand figures are very similar. According to Mr. Law:

start quoteMore than 5 million people have been killed by Western medical practice in the past decade (Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, and NZ) and 20 million killed or permanently maimed. Sounds like a war zone, doesn’t it? end quote
— Ron Law, Executive Director of the NNFA and member of the New Zealand Ministry of Health Working Group

Put another way, the equivalent of New Zealand’s second largest city (Christchurch) has been killed by preventable medical error and deaths from properly researched, properly registered, properly prescribed and properly used drugs in Australasia in the past decade and its biggest city Auckland either killed or permanently maimed.

Put another way, more than 5 million people have been killed by Western medical practice in the past decade (Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, and NZ) and 20 million killed or permanently maimed. Sounds like a war zone, doesn’t it?

Put another way, the economic impact of deaths due to preventable medical error and deaths from properly researched, properly registered, properly prescribed and properly used drugs is approximately $1 trillion over the past decade.

He notes that only 0.3% of these deaths are properly coded and classified in official statistics as being attributed to these causes.

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Iatrogenic illness

Literally meaning “physician-induced,” the term iatrogenic describes diseases inadvertently resulting from medical treatments or procedures. With more effective and powerful treatments have come side effects that may be more common and harmful. There are efforts by medical specialists and consumers to quantify and reduce iatrogenic side effects. These efforts are hampered by the natural reluctance of physicians (and other providers) to have their errors publicized and the prospect of malpractice lawsuits. Physicians rarely report iatrogenic events, even though most claim to have witnessed them. Efforts to make reporting mandatory are resisted by the medical profession; therefore, lack of such reporting makes it more difficult to identify and minimize hazards.

Despite these obstacles, the hazards of medicine are emerging in an increasing number of studies and reports. A 2000 presidential report described iatrogenic error and illness as “a national problem of epidemic proportions,” causing tens of thousands of annual deaths. The report estimated the cost of lost income, disability, and health care costs to be $29 billion a year. The report concluded that half of adverse medical events were preventable.

The presidential report relied heavily upon another report by the Institute of Medicine, To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System (2000) . Issued by the most respected agency of American medicine, To Err is Human generated considerable attention and surprise by concluding that up to 98,000 Americans are killed annually by medical errors. This number slightly exceeds the combined total of those killed in one year by motor vehicle accidents (43,458), breast cancer (42,297), and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, 16,516).

The Institute of Medicine utilized the findings of two large studies. One found that 2.9 percent of people hospitalized in Colorado and Utah experienced medical errors and 6.6 percent of those people died as a result of the errors. The second study found that 3.7 percent of people hospitalized in New York experienced errors and 13.6 percent of those people died as result. This led the Institute to conclude that a minimum of 44,000 Americans die annually due to error during hospitalization, making it the eighth leading cause of death in the United States. Even so, the report says that these numbers “offer only a very modest estimate of the magnitude of the problem since hospital patients represent only a small proportion of the total population at risk” (Institute of Medicine 2000, p. 2).

While important, these reports fail to address major iatrogenic controversies such as the under-treatment of people with chronic pain and the repetitive misclassification of physical illnesses as psychiatric disorders. (Diseases as wide-ranging as peptic ulcer, epilepsy, asthma, and migraine have been so classified, leading to ineffective treatments, suffering, and death.) However, another important source of iatrogenic illness, the increase of drug-resistant infections due to overuse of antibiotics, is otherwise being acknowledged and addressed.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that each year nearly 2 million people acquire infections while hospitalized and about 90,000 die from those infections. More than 70 percent of hospital-acquired bacterial infections have become resistant to at least one of the drugs commonly used to treat them. Staphylococcus aureus (staph), the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections, is resistant to 95 percent of first-choice antibiotics, and about 30 percent of second-choice antibiotics.

In New York City alone, treatment of people with hospital-acquired staph infections exceeds $400 million, according to a study published in 1999. Researchers found that staph infections doubled the length of hospitalization, and more than doubled the patient death rate and per patient costs.

The CDC proposes several methods of reducing hospital-acquired infections. The most important include more discriminating antibiotic use and improved hygiene of hospital staff, the main source of infections.

The modern state is, as Thomas Szasz has described it in Pharmacracy: Medicine and Politics in America (2001), a “therapeutic state” in which medical providers have far more power than consumers. Such an imbalance of power may make consumers increasingly vulnerable to the factors that cause iatrogenic illness to be an important cause of illness and death.

See also: Causes OF Death ; Technology AND Death
Bibliography

Institute of Medicine. To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000.

Quality Interagency Coordination Task Force. Doing What Counts for Patient Safety: Federal Actions to Reduce Medical Errors and Their Impact. Washington, DC: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2000.

Szasz, Thomas S. Pharmacracy: Medicine and Politics in America. Westport, CT: Praeger Trade, 2001.

Tassano, Fabian. The Power of Life or Death: A Critique of Medical Tyranny. Oxford: Oxford Forum, 1999.
Internet Resources

Rubin, Robert J., Catherine A. Harrington, Anna Poon, Kimberly Dietrich, Jeremy A. Greene, and Adil Moiduddin. “The Economic Impact of Staphylococcus aureus Infection in New York City Hospitals.” Emerging Infectious Diseases 5, no. 1 (1999). In the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [web site]. Available from http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol5no1/rubin.htm .

Szasz, Thomas S. “The Moral Physician.” In the American Iatrogenic Association [web site]. Available from http://www.iatrogenic.org/library/moralphysician.html .

NICOLAS S. MARTIN

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What your doctor won’t warn you about because it brings BIG BUSINESS to them!!!


GMO’s bring HUGE business to your doctor’s office!  QUIT eating them please!!!

GMO Dangers

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Genetically modified foods…
Are they safe?

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) doesn’t think so. The Academy reported that “Several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food,” including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, faulty insulin regulation, and changes in major organs and the gastrointestinal system. The AAEM asked physicians to advise patients to avoid GM foods.

Before the FDA decided to allow GMOs into food without labeling, FDA scientists had repeatedly warned that GM foods can create unpredictable, hard-to-detect side effects, including allergies, toxins, new diseases, and nutritional problems. They urged long-term safety studies, but were ignored.

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Since then, findings include:

  • Thousands of sheep, buffalo, and goats in India died after grazing on Bt cotton plants
  • Mice eating GM corn for the long term had fewer, and smaller, babies
  • More than half the babies of mother rats fed GM soy died within three weeks, and were smaller
  • Testicle cells of mice and rats on a GM soy change significantly
  • By the third generation, most GM soy-fed hamsters lost the ability to have babies
  • Rodents fed GM corn and soy showed immune system responses and signs of toxicity
  • Cooked GM soy contains as much as 7-times the amount of a known soy allergen
  • Soy allergies skyrocketed by 50% in the UK, soon after GM soy was introduced
  • The stomach lining of rats fed GM potatoes showed excessive cell growth, a condition that may lead to cancer.
  • Studies showed organ lesions, altered liver and pancreas cells, changed enzyme levels, etc.

Unlike safety evaluations for drugs, there are no human clinical trials of GM foods. The only published human feeding experiment revealed that the genetic material inserted into GM soy transfers into bacteria living inside our intestines and continues to function. This means that long after we stop eating GM foods, we may still have their GM proteins produced continuously inside us. This could mean:

  • If the antibiotic gene inserted into most GM crops were to transfer, it could create super diseases, resistant to antibiotics
  • If the gene that creates Bt-toxin in GM corn were to transfer, it might turn our intestinal bacteria into living pesticide factories.

Although no studies have evaluated if antibiotic or Bt-toxin genes transfer, that is one of the key problems. The safety assessments are too superficial to even identify most of the potential dangers from GMOs. See our Health Risks brochure and State of the Science report for more details and citations.

Recent health studies provide growing evidence of harm from GMOs:

GM Corn Damages Liver and Kidneys
Meat Raised on GM Feed is Different
Roundup Could Cause Birth Defects
Genetically Modified Soy Linked to Sterility
Damaging Effects of Roundup

GM Crops Do Not Increase Yields
GMOs Inevitably Contaminate and Persist
Industry Studies are Flawed

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