Lancet: Measles Shot Loses Immunity Year Over Year

In the year before COVID-19, aside from mandates for children, fear mongering was the communication of choice to push people into vaccinating against measles, mumps and rubella and all types of other diseases and conditions. Media outlets were publishing angry editorials, spewing hate against parents who chose not to vaccinate their children and blaming them […]

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Majority Are Already Immune Against SARS-CoV-2

The more data becomes available about SARS-CoV-2, the more obvious it becomes that the response to this pandemic has been grossly overblown. Fatality statistics1,2,3,4,5,6,7 from multiple sources, calculated in a variety of ways, show the risk of dying from COVID-19 is lower than your risk of dying from conventional influenza, at least if you’re under […]

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The Pharma Façade: More Hidden Money Going to Nonprofits

In the U.K., patient organizations are nonprofits made up of patients and caregivers that offer support and advocacy for those afflicted by certain health conditions. Although they’re widely perceived as patient-oriented groups that serve the public, they often receive funding from pharmaceutical companies — a significant problem since such organizations are also increasingly involved in […]

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Many Seniors With Heart Failure Take 10-plus Meds

When admitted, 84% of the patients were taking five or more medications and 42%  were taking 10 or more.

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Pew: COVID Sends Majority of Young Adults Back Home

They study — based on monthly Census Bureau data — found 52% of young adults lived with one or both parents in June, up from 47% in February. The number grew to 26.6 million, an increase of 2.6 million.

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Black Doctors Aim to Make COVID Testing Equitable

The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium has increased access to coronavirus testing in the Philadelphia region, testing more than 10,000 people. The group’s mobile unit and pop-up testing sites also offer patients an opportunity to connect with African American health care providers.

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Severe COVID More Likely in Black, Asian Patients

Ethnic minority patients were 10 to 15 years younger than white patients and had higher rates of other health problems, especially diabetes, according to findings published Oct. 9 in the journal EClinicalMedicine.

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Long-Lasting Immunity Follows Serious COVID Cases

The levels of antibodies remained high for four months and were linked with high levels of other protective antibodies, which didn’t decrease over time.

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