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A Tribute to Dr. Mayer Eisenstein

Have you ever been surprised by your grief at someone’s passing? When I heard the news of the untimely death of Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, I cried. Why would it hit me so hard? After-all, I’d only met the man once at a health expo in Chicago. But as a champion of parental rights in healthcare […]

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Should You Get a Flu Shot?

I have a knack for stirring up the pot. Well, you know what they say, “If you’re not on a government watch list, shame on you!” I’ve become a rebel. Have you ever gotten a flu shot? Did it work? Most of the people I know who’ve gotten them still got sick, or they got […]

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Interview With Michael Belkin Of The Refusers

As promised, here is the transcript from the (@naturalhealthy) Twitter interview and vaccine chat with Michael Belkin, author, Wall Street guru, and lead singer of The Refusers (@the_refusers). You can also view the full conversation on Twitter using hashtag #vaccinechat. For those who don’t know, Michael lost his 5 week-old daughter, Lyla, following her second Hepatitis […]

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The Refusers Support Vaccine Choice, Do You?

What if your child died after getting vaccinated? Sometimes well meaning parents who vaccinate their children, never get another chance to question vaccination. Because sometimes their children die.  It happens far more often than many people realize. Before you take your baby to her well-baby visit, do you know the ingredients they put in the vaccines? Do […]

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Want to keep your job? Get a vaccine harassment!

The subject of mandatory vaccination for healthcare workers has been hotly debated for several years. In 2009, there was a huge push-back from healthcare workers out east who were being forced to take the H1N1 vaccine or risk losing their jobs. The push-back was successful and healthcare employees were not forced to have a potentially […]

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No Vaccines, No School….Not So! Part II

In part I of our blog, I mentioned the pitfalls of our “one-size-fits-all” vaccination policies and spoke of the misconceptions about back to school vaccine requirements. This is the article that inspired me to write the blog in the first place. You should know the vaccination laws in your state , your rights as a parent in your […]

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No vaccines, No School….Not So!

Does this sound familiar? You’re scrambling to get all the back-to-school shopping finished, the kids have started fall sports, your job is demanding more of your time and suddenly, in the midst of all this, your school district sends you a letter saying  Johnny’s vaccinations aren’t current and you must get them up-to-date before he can […]

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