What Med School Never Taught Your Doctor About Vaccines
“Maybe the problem isn’t mothers who don’t believe in science; maybe the problem is that medical schools have stopped teaching the science to doctors.” Back when my first baby was born, I believed all vaccines worked. I believed all vaccines were… Read More ›
How Much Money Do Pediatricians Really Make From Vaccines?
If you want to be sure your pediatrician has your child’s best interest, this is mandatory reading. Pediatricians around the country have begun refusing to accept families who opt out of some or all vaccines. Thanks to a tip sent to Wellness & Equality by a reader,… Read More ›
Study Links Vaccines To SIDS: Infant Mortality Rates Regressed Against Vaccine Doses
Do mandatory vaccines save lives and protect infants who are too young to be vaccinated? Or, as so many mothers continue to ask, could mandatory vaccines actually increase infant mortality? Read on to learn about the major study that found “a high statistically significant correlation between increasing… Read More ›
A History Lesson: Can You Trust Your Doctor?
I believe in the goodness of people, so I believe your doctor probably has good intentions. Just like the generations of doctors before him or her. Just like the doctors a few decades ago, who told their patients that smoking cigarettes was perfectly… Read More ›
Zika Virus Update: Argentine and Brazilian Doctors Name Larvicide as Potential Cause of Microcephaly
As Brazilian and U.S. officials continue to push for a lucrative Zika virus vaccine, new theories are emerging to explain the crisis in Brazil. According to organicconsumer.org, “a chemical larvicide that produces malformations in mosquitoes was introduced into the [Brazilian] drinking water… Read More ›
Zika Virus Rumors: Could the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy cause microcephaly?
In 2014, Brazilian officials recommended that all pregnant women receive the Tdap vaccine. For the first time in the country’s history, thousands of pregnant Brazilian women received the Tdap vaccine. A few months later, in 2015, news outlets began reporting… Read More ›
The Fertility Diet: 15 Tips To Help You Achieve Pregnancy Naturally
When my husband and I began discussing the possibility of having children, we initially decided to wait a year to take advantage of our child-free lives. Then one night, after a few glasses of wine, we threw caution to the… Read More ›
How To Choose Healthy Fish
One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. With so many fish to choose from, how can you be sure you’re making a healthy choice? This helpful infographic makes the choice simpler. Via. Click here to view larger image.
Big Fat Surprise: Eat Fat To Lose Weight
Back in 2006, my mother called me. She had news for me – big news. “Fat is a good thing,” she said. “If you want to lose weight, you need to eat more fat.” Acting on advice she had originally gleaned from… Read More ›
What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Hormonal Contraceptives
Much of the current research about the safety of hormonal contraceptives has been funded by the very pharmaceutical companies that stand to profit from the sale of birth control. Couple this with the political debates surrounding women’s reproduction—at a time when… Read More ›