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CDC and AAP's Epidemic of Epidemics. But Autism at 1 in 110 is Not an Epidemic? by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 Oct 2010 12:00am By Anne Dachel   We can see that in 2009 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called obesity an epidemic. (HERE)   Sept 20, 2010, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said "driving while distracted by activities such as talking on a mobile phone or eating [is] an epidemic."  (HERE)   The American Acad ... Read on »
The Age of Polio: How an Old Virus and New Toxins Created a Man-made Epidemic -- Part 4, Post-War Epidemics and the Triumph of V by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 12:00am Read  Part 3, Making Sense of Campobello;  Part 2, A Gypsy Moth Flaps its Wings and Part 1, The Wrong Narrative . By Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill Life magazine for August 15, 1949, reflected the booming exuberance of the times. The cover, “How to Dress for Hollywood,” featured a buxom starlet in suitably sultry attire. Th ... Read on »
AofA Science Summary: Do Childhood Mumps Protect Against Ovarian Cancer? by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Sep 2012 12:00am Mumps and ovarian cancer: modern interpretation of an historic association Cancer Causes Control. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 August 1. Published in final edited form asCancer Causes Control. 2010 August; 21(8): 1193–1201. Published online 2010 June 18. doi:  10.1007/s10552-010-9546-1 Daniel W. Cramer , A ... Read on »
FAQs About the BMJ Wakefield Editorial and the Launch of Vaccine Epidemic by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 12 Jan 2011 12:00am By Louise Kuo Habakus and Mary Holland  The actual news content in last week’s media firestorm about Dr. Andrew Wakefield didn’t seem to warrant the level of media frenzy it received.  Am I wrong or is this old news?   The allegations against Dr. Wakefield are nothing new. The global medical establishment has been ma ... Read on »
Imposing Measles Epidemic Due to MMR Controversy by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 11:31am The amount of people suffering from measles went up a colossal third last year - which brings it to the highest total since people began recording numbers of those with the condition. In England and Wales last year a total of 1,348 people were recorded to contract the disease - that is 36 per cent more than the year before. The Health Pro ... Read on »
The Age of Polio: How an Old Virus and New Toxins Created a Man-made Epidemic -- Part 7, “Where was God?” Lessons le by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 12:00am Read  Part 6, Part 5, Part 4, Part 3, Part 2 and Part 1. By Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill What, then, is the natural history of polio telling us? Beyond the lessons for containing polio outbreaks themselves, we suggest that a single-minded focus on germs – and an unwillingness to explore novel and potentially uncomfort ... Read on »
Measles and Chicken Pox: Entertainment or Epidemic by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:05am "Most any child can have the mumps Or even German measles So here's a record of my health From Chicken Pox to sneezles!" Click on the photo to view it in full size. Use the "%" to scale it to... Read on »
How to stop a future cancer epidemic by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 26 Oct 2012 11:21am The theory of preventative care, including inoculations, is that we spend a little money now to offset big expenses later in life.  But sometimes behavioral friction keeps this from happening, even when the technologies and approaches are proven.  We are witnessing such a failure right now with regard to Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Here ... Read on »
Epididymitis is frequently secondary to urethritis by winter1101 Posted Sun 18 Aug 2013 3:53pm What are the treatment options for necrospermia? What are clinical manifestations of epididymitis as well as how has it been diagnosed? 1. Clinical manifestations of acute epididymitis Leukocyte are increasing when acute epididymitis occurs. Patients can feel feeling of falling pain in scrotum, which exacerbates when patients is walking or st ... Read on »
An epidemic of bad blood... by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:28pm We face a slow, emerging crisis in the epidemic facing the country: Diabetes. A lengthy article in the NY Times points out that our current health care system is good at dispensing pills and opening up bodies, but it has proved ineffectual at stopping this disease. One in three children born in the United States five years ago are expected to bec ... Read on »