Colorado boy dies of flu after mom took Facebook anti-vax group tips

Najee’s mother, meanwhile, told the station she feels as if she “failed” her son.“I’m hurting so bad right now and so is his dad and brothers,” she told KKTV. “Our whole family is hurting and it feels like we failed him because we did what we had to do.”

Source: Colorado boy dies of flu after mom took Facebook anti-vax group tips

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I think it’s reasonable to be afraid and concerned about the safety of vaccines. If they were “perfectly safe”, then there would be no need for a Federal Gooferment program — National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program! https://www.hrsa.gov/vaccine-compensation/index.html

That being said, I think it’s unreasonable to rely on a facebook group for medical advice. Argh! At least, “Doctor Google” provides lots of dikw (i.e., data, information, knowledge, wisdom) that you can study and form your “own” opinions.

Personally, I rely on doctors to give me their “best guess” on health issues. It’s still an art; not a science. And, their “best guess” is much better than mine.

I think I have to be an “intelligent consumer” of medical services. That means, don’t follow blindly. But ask questions and observe results and evidence. That’s why I try you follow the advice of Michael Greger at https://nutritionfacts.org/. He features evidence for his advice.

As with all my ravings and rantings in life and this blog, YMMV!

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INTERESTING: Slow down the schedule

http://blog.drbrownstein.com/toxic-vaccines-and-autism-part-2/

Aug. 29
Toxic Vaccines and Autism, Part 2.

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Dr. Wakefield felt that the vaccine could be causing inflammation of the colon in autistic children.  He never stated that MMR vaccine caused autism.  In fact, he stated at that meeting that we should spread out the vaccines and not give children too many vaccines when their immune system is not fully developed.  For that crime, he was persecuted and prosecuted by the media and the medical profession.  This recent study may or may not validate Dr. Wakefield’s research.  However, if it is found to be true, heads should roll.  CDC heads.

Has the MMR vaccine been studied properly? No. None of the childhood vaccines have been properly studied.  I am not anti-vaccine.  But, there needs to be better research about vaccines, especially in our children.  

To vaccinate our children (or anyone) with mercury, aluminum or formaldehyde (which are commonly found in many vaccines) is ludicrous. Autism rates are skyrocketing.  I have no doubt that it is the overall toxicity load that is causing this epidemic increase.  If you choose to vaccinate, I suggest to slow down the schedule and use vaccines that are single dosed and do not contain toxic agents.

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I’m not a doctor; nor do I play one on TV.

I’m not a lawyer; nor do I play one on TV.

I’m not a parent; nor do I play one on TV.

(And, I can go on and on about what I am not!)

So please don’t take me or my ramblings as the authoritative source of medical, legal, or parenting advice.

I know a few parents who have been given the challenge of raising autistic children.

It seems that this doctor has very reasonable advice: slow the schedule and be careful.

I’m not a vax-er or an anti-vaxer. I’m not a D; nor an R. 

I have seen a relative die of the complications of polio after being reduced to a helpless human. And, it’s impact on our family. So, I’m for the benefits and against the side effects. Like choices can be made that way.

I don’t trust the Gooferment, politicians, and bureaucrats. Nor Big Pharma, Big Medicine, or Big Anything.

I pray for all the parents who have to make hard choices and live with the results of those choices.

A very difficult situation for all involved.

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