Sunday, March 1, 2015

Atypical Measles and Cholesterol Problems from Vaccination

I did a Google search for deaths from Atypical Measles and this awesome article showed up.

Before you allow your child to be vaccinated with MMR, please read this in its entirety.


Autism is the Epidemic


"Since When Did We Become So Afraid of Measles?
By Lyn Redwood, R.N., M.S.N., co-founder of SafeMinds
Since when did we become so afraid of the measles?
I’ve blogged about the one-sided and exaggerated media coverage of the measles before. My colleagues and I are used to name-calling. But the hate circulating on the Internet and in mainstream newspapers about measles this week has escalated so much that even I am in shock.
In case you missed it, there is an article in USA Today claiming that non-vaccinating parents should be jailed and a Forbes opinion piece suggesting lawyers should sue parents whose children are not vaccinated against the measles.
The mainstream is actually endorsing and promoting the idea that we should put parents in jail, take their children away from them, and vaccinate the children against their parents’ best judgment. In America, not Stalin’s Soviet Union.
Note left on a mother's windshield
Note left on a mother’s windshield
I’m tired of the exaggeration, the obfuscation, and the one-sided reporting.
Journalists, public health officials, and parents of all stars and stripes need to understand that there are two sides to this discussion, that vaccination is not a cure-all, and that much of the measles media hype directly contradicts the science.
Ready for my reality check about the measles outbreaks in America?
Myth #1: Measles has become an epidemic in America.
Reality Check: Measles is not epidemic, autism is.
From January 1 to January 23, 68 people in 11 states have had the measles, according to the CDC. Out of a population of over 300 million people.
 “Last year, about 1 in every 500,000 Americans came down with the measles,” Gayle DeLong, Ph.D., an associate professor of economics and finance at the Zicklin School of Business in New York who has researched these issues for several years, explains. “Nearly all recovered in a few days without serious consequences. At the same time, about 1 in 68 American children had autism, a crippling neurological disease. Put another way, for everyone who had measles last year, there were over 7,000 children with autism. Which is the epidemic?”
Myth #2: Measles is deadly to American children.
Reality Check: Measles is almost always a mild disease in developed countries. Deaths are rare and far between.
In the last twenty years in the United States, there has been fewer than one death per year from the measles. It is difficult to find accurate data on this but, according to the CDC, there have been no deaths from measles in the last five years.
In other words, your child’s risk of dying from the measles in the United States hovers right around (wait for it) … 0.
measles graph
This is an emotional debate. But if we take our fear and emotions out of the equation, we find that our children are at a vastly greater risk of being hit by lightening, or, sadly, from complications from the MMR vaccination itself, than of dying from complications of the measles.
Nearly 50 percent of children with autism will wander away from a safe environment. They are at high risk of dying from accidental drowning. Children with autism also often have other health problems that sometimes kill them. Scores of children with autism have died in the past few years (source), like 4-year-old Jayden Morrison, 16-year-old Erick Ortiz, and 6-year-old Dena Burns. I can’t tell you the exact number, but I can tell you that people with autism have between twice and nearly ten times the risk of dying than people who do not have it.
Myth #3: Measles is a terrifying disease.
Reality Check: Measles is a bad rash and, yes, it can be terrifying if you’re a new parent who is unfamiliar with the disease.
The truth is measles is very contagious. So contagious that you can contract it from air droplets left by someone who is no longer in the room with you.
The truth is that it can also be terrifying if your child gets a bad rash and a high fever from the measles.
But the other truth is that the majority of people who have severe—or even any—complications from the measles are those who live in developing countries who do not have access to clean water and healthy food.
How do I know that measles is usually a mild disease?
Not only because the World Health Organization states as much:
“Severe measles is more likely among poorly nourished young children, especially those with insufficient vitamin A, or whose immune systems have been weakened by HIV/AIDS or other diseases.” [My emphasis.]
But also because I had the measles when I was a kid. It was so mild I don’t even remember being sick! And my husband, who is an emergency room doctor, also had the measles as a kid. He remembers being happy to have the measles because his older brother had them at the same time and they got to be sick together.
If you think I’m downplaying the severity of the measles, watch this 8-minute YouTube compilation. These popular TV shows all show that measles really were not a big deal.
So why the measles hysteria?
Because, according to the CDC, the best strategy for increasing the uptake for vaccines is to promote the perception that “many people are falling ill” and the perception “of vulnerability to contracting the disease and experiencing bad illness.”
The measles hype is the latest in the infectious disease hysteria (I’m thinking SARS, Avian bird flu, MERS, the list goes on) that is a smoke screen for the real and devastating health problems in America right now.
You’ve heard me say this before, but the real problem in America that the media is ignoring is chronic disease:
  • Autism
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Poor mental health
The cost of measles to our society is very low.
But the cost of autism to our society is exorbitant.
The costs of providing care for each person with autism affected through his or her lifespan are $2.3 million in the U.S. Autism is currently estimated to cost society a staggering $126 billion per year – a number that has more than tripled since 2006 (source).
And those numbers do not factor in the emotional costs to a family, the money spent by local law enforcement when children with autism run away, the collective social burden of adults who cannot function independently, or the exhausting day-to-day tasks of changing the diapers of a 17-year-old.
Myth #4 The MMR vaccine is safe.
Reality Check: MMR vaccination may well be more dangerous than the measles.
Though most people who receive the MMR vaccine are not going to have any noticeable and immediate adverse reactions, in 2014, vaccine recipients reported over 3,300 adverse events from the MMR vaccine, including 132 serious reactions.
The adverse reactions that have been reported in clinical trials following the MMR vaccine are too numerous for me to list here. I’ll just give you a few highlights: anaphylactic shock, thrombocytopenia, arthritis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and … death.
The MMR combination vaccine carries such a high risk of fever and febrile seizures for children ages 12 to 23 months of age for seven to ten days after the vaccine that researchers, who published their findings in a study in Pediatrics that has been largely ignored, concluded that doctors must inform parents of the elevated risk.
Even more troubling, a recent study that has also been conveniently ignored by the medical mainstream, found that when the combined measles vaccine was given to girls at 12 months of age it was associated with a 1 in 110 risk of an emergency room visit and/or hospitalization.
Then there is the fact that the CDC manipulated and falsified data in one of the epidemiological studies that “proves” that vaccines do not cause autism. The data they left out, according to a CDC scientist, shows that African-American boys are at a much higher risk of getting autism following MMR vaccination before 36 months of age.
On September 23, 2014 an Italian court awarded compensation to a family whose son had vaccine-induced autism, confirming that the MMR vaccine can cause autism.
And the American government has also acknowledged that vaccines can lead to autism in susceptible children. Hannah Poling’s father is a prominent doctor. Her mother is a nurse and a lawyer. A normally developing child, Hannah became severely damaged by vaccines, including the MMR vaccine. She now needs 24-hour 7-day a week care. The family was compensated for her vaccine-induced autism by the federal government.
Myth #5: The mainstream media is telling you the truth.
Reality Check: The mainstream media is systematically shutting down any intelligent and open discussion about vaccine safety and how to improve it.
Jonathan Rose, Ph.D., William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History at Drew University, has a compelling reason why:
“The mainstream media is telling only one side of the story because it has lost so much advertising revenue to the Web, and is therefore dependent on one of the few industries that continues to advertise in traditional media: the pharmaceutical companies,” Rose explained to us in an email exchange this week.
“In her recent book, Stonewalled, Sharyl Attkisson reported that CBS was pressured by pharmaceutical advertisers after she aired a story about adverse reactions to vaccines,” Rose continues. “And not long ago an article touting vaccines appeared in Parade magazine: fully a third of the advertisements in that issue were placed by pharmaceutical companies.
“Even Katie Couric, probably the best-known journalist in America, was forced to back off after she aired a program that reported both sides of the story about Gardasil, featuring those who defended its safety and effectiveness and those who alleged that some girls had been seriously injured by the vaccine. So the only media that remain free to report honestly about vaccines are those not dependent on drug advertising: books and alternative websites.”
Myth #6: Anti-vaxxers are stupid.
Reality check: Anti-vaxxers may not even exist, but those choosing to forego some vaccines for legitimate reasons are among the best educated and the most intelligent people in America.
The umbrella “anti-vax” insult includes parents who chose to forego just one or two vaccines, parents whose children have had severe reactions to vaccines and can no longer vaccinate, and even people, like Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., whose children are fully vaccinated on the recommended schedule but who speak openly about their concerns about vaccine safety.
But who are these lazy, stupid, selfish parents? Let me give you just a few examples: They are people like Yale-educated Aviva Romm, M.D. who has spent her career empowering women to take charge of their health; San Diego-based pediatrician Jay Gordon, M.D., who was a senior fellow in pediatric nutrition at Sloan-Kettering in New York City and on the faculty of UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; and Howard Morningstar, M.D., who graduated from Yale Medical School and did his residency in family medicine at Brown University.
Indeed, several studies, including this one, have shown that it is usually the most highly educated, affluent families who choose to forgo some vaccines.
Professor Rose has something to say about those “anti-vaxxers” we’ve all been reading about as well.
 “Most of them aren’t actually anti-vaxxers,” Rose insists. “By definition, antivaccinationists reject all vaccines. Relatively few people take that radical position, though their numbers are growing. A much larger proportion of the population are ‘vaccine skeptics’–that is, those who refuse some but not all vaccines. But the term ‘anti-vaxxer’ is commonly used to smear anyone who has any reservations about any vaccine. In much the same way, back in the McCarthy era, the epithet ‘Commie’ was applied to civil rights workers, beatniks, labor union reformers, Hubert Humphrey liberals, and occasionally (but not very often) actual members of the (tiny) American Communist Party.
In the past, resistance to vaccines was concentrated among the illiterate and the working classes, but today the resisters tend to be well educated, and often have graduate degrees. Vaccine advocates find it difficult to explain why the best educated people would deliberately and recklessly endanger the health of the children. The answer, obviously, is that these people have research skills, they know how to find and read scientific papers, and thus they discover problems with vaccines that aren’t reported in the mainstream media.”
All this measles hype is diverting our attention away from any serious discussion of what our public health priorities should be.
I’m worried about chronic disease.
I’m worried about autism.
I’m worried about vaccine safety.
I’m worried about the kids who are aging out of state-funded help.
I’m worried about supporting parents who are at their wit’s ends because their children are so sick.
We do have something to fear: the rising rates of autism.
Stopping the autism epidemic, helping children with autism, and finding a cure for this sometimes debilitating disease should be our nation’s first priority and concern.  Support SafeMinds efforts to do this by donating today.
Lyn Redwood, R.N., M.S.N., is a survivor of measles, mumps, rubella, and chicken pox. She is the vice president and co-founder of SafeMinds.

  1. DRENA Reply
    I agree with Jessica RN. She is absolutely right. The only vacinne I had as a kid was the polio vaccine, and they gave it at school. Never vaccinated for chickenpox or measles. My granddaughter, 28, had both measles and chickenpox as a child, but neither of us has had the mumps. My brother did when we were kids, and the Dr said I was immune to mumps. I just dont understand all the hype about the measles, it is a childhood disease, very common when I grew up. We should become just as concerned about our country and what our government is NOT doing, if they dont get things right for the american people, it wont make a hill of beans about measles!!!!
  2. Darlene RN Reply
    I am speechless! Such an excellent article!!! As a fellow RN, and mom, I can not even begin to find the words to properly convey my concern about all of the ridiculous hype and blatant lies and outright hatred towards non-vaxxers being spewed out by the media over this current measles "outbreak". Lyn, everything you have written in this article is the type of information that I am continually telling people, and trying to get out there. So this article is one that I am most definitely going to share everywhere! Keep up the good work of informing and spreading the truth!"

Senate BILL NUMBER: SB 277

Several points show how Senate Bill 277 is against people.
·         There is no mention about natural immunity from having had the disease being able to exempt a person from taking the vaccination
·         A body, like the CDC, can demand that a vaccination for a previously unlisted disease be given under this law when it so chooses
·         A so-called measles outbreak supposedly caused politicians to react by implementing vaccination requirements, yet it is for many vaccines, not just measles
·         The US was supposedly founded on religious freedom, yet this bill-to-be-law has crossed out the part of the old section that gave parents the right to raise their children following their personal beliefs
It seems to be that the authorities tried to manipulate parents by the recent law forcing parents to get
permission from a health care practitioner in order for their unvaccinated children to attend school didn’t scare too many parents.  So now, because about 100 people of the roughly 320,435,140 people in the US supposedly
had measles, the public is buying that Senate Bill 277 is necessary. 
This is disgusting on so many levels but mainly because a basic, even more benign freedom, such as feeding the
public, will be next.  When will too crazy be too much for you?   Perhaps when the They enact a law forcing you to feed your children GMOed corn… Oh, wait. They know they don’t have to do that—you’re already feeding your
kids GMOed popcorn, tortillas, corn on the cob, and chips in a bag with spices on them.
I'd love to know how long ago they wrote this law just waiting for the right time to lay it on the public. The world
over, the They are also creating spaces so their next plan can be to corral unvaccinated people, because they
know many kids will be pulled out of school, but will still be around the public.
Please research vaccinations.
"BILL NUMBER: SB 277 INTRODUCED BILL TEXT INTRODUCED BY Senators Pan and Allen (Principal coauthor: Assembly Member Gonzalez) (Coauthors: Senators Beall, Block, De León, Hall, Hertzberg, Hill, Jackson, Leno, McGuire, Mitchell, Stone, Wieckowski, and Wolk) (Coauthors: Assembly Members Baker, Chiu, Cooper, Low, McCarty, Nazarian, Rendon, Mark Stone, and Wood) FEBRUARY 19, 2015 An act to add Section 48980.5 to the Education Code, and to amend Section 120325 of, and to repeal and add Section 120365 of, the Health and Safety Code, relating to public health. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST SB 277, as introduced, Pan. Public health: vaccinations. (1) Existing law prohibits the governing authority of a school or other institution from unconditionally admitting any person as a pupil of any public or private elementary or secondary school, child care center, day nursery, nursery school, family day care home, or development center, unless prior to his or her admission to that institution he or she has been fully immunized against various diseases, including measles, mumps, and pertussis, subject to any specific age criteria. Existing law authorizes an exemption from those provisions for medical reasons or because of personal beliefs, if specified forms are submitted to the governing authority. This bill would eliminate the exemption from immunization based upon personal beliefs. The bill would make conforming changes to related provisions. (2) Existing law requires the governing board of a school district, at the beginning of the first semester or quarter of the regular school term, to make certain notifications to parents or guardians of minor pupils including, among others, specified rights and responsibilities of a parent or guardian and specified school district policies and procedures. This bill would require the governing board of a school district to also include in the notifications provided to parents or guardians of minor pupils at the beginning of the regular school term the immunization rates for the school in which a pupil is enrolled for each required immunization. By requiring school districts to notify parents or guardians of school immunization rates, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program. (3) The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement. This bill would provide that, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that the bill contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement for those costs shall be made pursuant to these statutory provisions. Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: yes. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. Section 48980.5 is added to the Education Code, to read: 48980.5. The notification required pursuant to Section 48980 shall also include the immunization rates for the school in which a pupil is enrolled for each of the immunizations required pursuant to Section 120335 of the Health and Safety Code. SEC. 2. Section 120325 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read: 120325. In enacting this chapter, but excluding Section 120380, and in enacting Sections 120400, 120405, 120410, and 120415, it is the intent of the Legislature to provide: (a) A means for the eventual achievement of total immunization of appropriate age groups against the following childhood diseases: (1) Diphtheria. (2) Hepatitis B. (3) Haemophilus influenzae type b. (4) Measles. (5) Mumps. (6) Pertussis (whooping cough). (7) Poliomyelitis. (8) Rubella. (9) Tetanus. (10) Varicella (chickenpox). (11) Any other disease deemed appropriate by the department, taking into consideration the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. (b) That the persons required to be immunized be allowed to obtain immunizations from whatever medical source they so desire, subject only to the condition that the immunization be performed in accordance with the regulations of the department and that a record of the immunization is made in accordance with the regulations. (c) Exemptions from immunization for medical reasons or because of personal beliefs . (d) For the keeping of adequate records of immunization so that health departments, schools, and other institutions, parents or guardians, and the persons immunized will be able to ascertain that a child is fully or only partially immunized, and so that appropriate public agencies will be able to ascertain the immunization needs of groups of children in schools or other institutions. (e) Incentives to public health authorities to design innovative and creative programs that will promote and achieve full and timely immunization of children. SEC. 3. Section 120365 of the Health and Safety Code is repealed. 120365. (a) Immunization of a person shall not be required for admission to a school or other institution listed in Section 120335 if the parent or guardian or adult who has assumed responsibility for his or her care and custody in the case of a minor, or the person seeking admission if an emancipated minor, files with the governing authority a letter or affidavit that documents which immunizations required by Section 120355 have been given and which immunizations have not been given on the basis that they are contrary to his or her beliefs. (b) On and after January 1, 2014, a form prescribed by the State Department of Public Health shall accompany the letter or affidavit filed pursuant to subdivision (a). The form shall include both of the following: (1) A signed attestation from the health care practitioner that indicates that the health care practitioner provided the parent or guardian of the person who is subject to the immunization requirements of this chapter, the adult who has assumed responsibility for the care and custody of the person, or the person if an emancipated minor, with information regarding the benefits and risks of the immunization and the health risks of the communicable diseases listed in Section 120335 to the person and to the community. This attestation shall be signed not more than six months before the date when the person first becomes subject to the immunization requirement for which exemption is being sought. (2) A written statement signed by the parent or guardian of the person who is subject to the immunization requirements of this chapter, the adult who has assumed responsibility for the care and custody of the person, or the person if an emancipated minor, that indicates that the signer has received the information provided by the health care practitioner pursuant to paragraph (1). This statement shall be signed not more than six months before the date when the person first becomes subject to the immunization requirements as a condition of admittance to a school or institution pursuant to Section 120335. (c) The following shall be accepted in lieu of the original form: (1) A photocopy of the signed form. (2) A letter signed by a health care practitioner that includes all information and attestations included on the form. (d) Issuance and revision of the form shall be exempt from the rulemaking provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code). (e) When there is good cause to believe that the person has been exposed to one of the communicable diseases listed in subdivision (a) of Section 120325, that person may be temporarily excluded from the school or institution until the local health officer is satisfied that the person is no longer at risk of developing the disease. (f) For purposes of this section, "health care practitioner" means any of the following: (1) A physician and surgeon, licensed pursuant to Section 2050 of the Business and Professions Code. (2) A nurse practitioner who is authorized to furnish drugs pursuant to Section 2836.1 of the Business and Professions Code. (3) A physician assistant who is authorized to administer or provide medication pursuant to Section 3502.1 of the Business and Professions Code. (4) An osteopathic physician and surgeon, as defined in the Osteopathic Initiative Act. (5) A naturopathic doctor who is authorized to furnish or order drugs under a physician and surgeon's supervision pursuant to Section 3640.5 of the Business and Professions Code. (6) A credentialed school nurse, as described in Section 49426 of the Education Code. SEC. 4. Section 120365 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read: 120365. (a) Immunization of a person shall not be required for admission to a school or other institution listed in Section 120335 if the parent or guardian or adult who has assumed responsibility for his or her care and custody in the case of a minor, or the person seeking admission if an emancipated minor, files with the governing authority a letter or affidavit that documents which immunizations required by Section 120355 have been given and which immunizations have not been given pursuant to an exemption from immunization for medical reasons. (b) When there is good cause to believe that the person has been exposed to one of the communicable diseases listed in subdivision (a) of Section 120325, that person may be temporarily excluded from the school or institution until the local health officer is satisfied that the person is no longer at risk of developing the disease. SEC. 5. If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code. ____ CORRECTIONS Heading--Line 4. ____   "   

Insane Legislation

How much more are people the world over going to accept before asking insane rulers implementing insane legislation to step down?

I just learned that in Florida, legislation has been implemented which makes it a crime for humans to help one another.  Floridians are accepting this.  Why?  Why is it ok to you to make it a crime for one human to extend a helping hand to another?  What does it say about people in Florida?  Sheople comes to mind.  What does it say about the politicians?  Psychopathic comes to mind.  What is wrong with the police officers that they don't follow moral integrity over crazy legislation?  Why don't they see their job has become that of supporting crazy politicians instead of maintaining peace? The politicians may not even be human, but they definitely are not for humans.  Drop that plate or I'll shoot.  Crazy!

The following is from

"Third Arrest for 90-Year-Old Man Who Feeds Homeless Feeds

The city of Fort Lauderdale has issued three criminal citations against him, but he says he has no fear of spending time in jail.

3rd Arrest for 90-Year-Old Man Who Feeds Homeless
Arnold Abbott’s on a mission to feed the homeless and he won’t let a newly enacted law in Fort Lauderdale stand in his way.
Abbott’s been cited with a criminal violation three times since the city’s ban on “public food sharing” went into effect Oct. 22. His most recent arrest came Wednesday night, according to
The station reported that Abbott, as promised, was out on Fort Lauderdale Beach feeding the homeless Wednesday when local police parted the crowd to issue the elderly man his third criminal citation. They did, however, allow him to continue feeding the hungry who had gathered.
The brouhaha over Abbott’s determination to feed the hungry began Nov. 2 when he and two local pastors were arrested for feeding people in Fort Lauderdale’s Stranahan Park.
Abbott is the founder of Love Thy Neighbor, a local nonprofit that helps the homeless. He’d only handed out a few of the 300 meals he had prepared when police told him to stop or else.
Abbott, who battled the city’s ban on feeding homeless on the beach back in 1999 and won, wrote on his Facebook page that an officer told him to “’Drop that plate immediately.’ As though it were a weapon.”
Abbott now says he has filed a motion against the city to uphold that 1999 ruling. In the meantime, he promised via Facebook to continue showing up at 5:30 each Wednesday on Fort Lauderdale Beach to feed the homeless.
The second criminal citation against Abbott was written last Wednesday as he was feeding homeless on the beach. The new law carries a penalty of up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine.
Those penalties don’t frighten Abbott.
“I appreciate all of your concern for my safety, but I have faced the Klu Klux Klan on many occasions, and I have no fear of spending the night in a Fort Lauderdale jail,” Abbott wrote on Facebook. “I thank you all, and I pray that we all stay strong. We shall prevail!”  "