I am not reporting today on the alarming results of a new JAMA study called Adverse Events After Routine Immunization of Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infants for reasons related to my passion for women and children’s right to health freedom. I am reporting on this because it is one of the most egregious example of dogma resistant to truth.
I have studied, taught, and published in the field of reproductive psychiatry. I’ve treated women in every stage of the reproductive cycle. And, I’m a working mom. So, I’m acutely interested in and aware of the many ways in which modern medicine is impacting, and sometimes hurting women and their children – more than helping them. In this category you’ll find a wide range of topics of interest to mothers, and mother’s to be.
We want to trust. We want, almost need, to believe that medical and pharmaceutical interventions have been vetted. When our doctors tell us not to worry, we want to take their word for it.Unfortunately, history has shown us that every recalled drug, every banned intervention, from Vioxx to shoe-store foot x-rays bore government-approved claims for
Wondering about epidemic levels of infertility today? It may have something to do with how the environment is stimulating our immune systems. While most conventional doctors are trained to dismiss the relevance of antibodies to thyroid dysfunction, and to only look outside of the lab reference ranges for indicators of suboptimal hormone output, more evidence is
Now that we know the microbiome exists and is largely responsible for our digestion,immunity, and assimilation and production of nutrients, we are charged with learning about its optimal manifestation. How is it created? What are the ingredients to a healthy microbiome? Are there some more critical and some less critical steps? As I describe here, it turns out
By Bretigne Shaffer This article first appeared on LewRockwell.com. Earlier this year I spent a few days at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center with my daughter who was having an EEG done. On our way home, I learned that there had been an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant bacteria while we were there, that it
Distinguished Members of the California Senate Committee, The argument of forcing a parent to vaccinate their child in the name of the “greater good argument” is flawed both scientifically and ethically. First, all drugs are associated with some risks of adverse reactions. Because vaccines represent a special category of drugs which are by and large given to healthy individuals,