A Year of Revelations in Health Care

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A YEAR OF REVELATIONS IN HEALTH CARE By Helke Ferrie  Vitality December 2012 All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. – Arthur Schopenhauer, 1788-1860 The news discussed in this article isn’t actually new. What’s new is that this information is now seen as news. My October and November Vitality features gave examples of mainstream researchers and clinicians who are reporting on how toxic and useless most drugs are. My earlier articles...

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2012 Toxic Psychiatry

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Bestselling Psychiatric Drugs Now Linked to Chronic Disease and Medical Malpractice by Helke Ferrie Vitality, November 2012 “The battle against polypharmacy, or the use of a large number of drugs (the action of which we know little, yet we put them into the bodies … the action of which we know less), has not been fought to the finish…. Do not use rashly every new product of which the peripatetic siren sings. Consider what surprising reactions may occur in the laboratory from the careless mixing of unknown substances. Be as...

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2012 Medical Fraud Exposed

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Medical Fraud Exposed By Helke Ferrie Vitality Magazine October 2012 “Do you want it in brief? Do you want it in depth? Or totally true?” – Gore Vidal, 1925 – 2012 When the roof and the foundations of a house begin to collapse, the demolition guys get called in. Likewise, as the foundations of conventional medicine begin to collapse, the medical demolition crews have arrived. Within the last few years in medical science, what has happened is unprecedented: the leaders of mainstream medicine – far more than its critics – have...

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“Dietary Supplements Increase Mortality Rate in Older Women” Or Do They?

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“Dietary Supplements Increase Mortality Rate in Older Women” Or Do They? A Look at the Propaganda Behind the Headlines. By  Helke Ferrie Vitality Magazine November 2011  In medicine, patients are the market force. In that particular court of public opinion, which is informed by the direct experience of what has actually worked and what has harmed people, the likes of Jacobs’ junk science will inevitably wind up in the garbage heap of medical history. And the next time some headline announces that vitamins give you cancer, and that...

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The Irrational Factor in Medical Regulation

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The Irrational Factor in Medical Regulation By Helke Ferrie Vitality Magazine October 2011 “If it be misconduct to use methods and techniques that are unknown to, or disapproved of, by the vast majority in the [medical] profession, the professional might never progress.” Justice O’Leary, Ontario Court of Justice, 1993 “Oh what a tangled web we weave/ When first we practise to deceive!” Sir Walter Scott, (1771 – 1832) The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. Hell is the place where people are sacrificed on the altar of...

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Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines

Posted by on Mar 16, 2011 in Micellaneous | 0 comments

Vaccines – The Truth Behind the Tragedy By Dr. Andrew Wakefield, Skyhorse, 2010 Reviewed by Helke Ferrie for Vitality March 2011 In my experience, so-called “controversies,” especially in medicine, are a fight between two parties, one of whom is a liar in danger of losing a lot of money. The current “controversy” over the work of Dr. Andrew Wakefield, and his 1990’s discovery of the relationship between MMR vaccines and its causative potential for autism, is a perfect example. That MMR vaccines are one of the possible causes of...

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A New Model of Economics for Christmas

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A New Model of Economics for Christmas Vitality Magazine December-January 2010/2011 By Helke Ferrie “It is assumed that the momentum for change must come from outside the situation, rather than from the self-reflection and creativity of those within the situation to restructure their own patterns of interaction.” From Elinor Ostrom’s  speech when receiving the 2009 Nobel Prize for Economics* Christmas has been largely hijacked by capitalism, it is true – but the underlying desire to meet another’s need and fulfill a loved one’s...

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The Intelligent Revolution

Posted by on Apr 16, 2010 in Micellaneous | 0 comments

THE INTELLIGENT REVOLUTION How Citizens, Scientists, and Even Politicians are Saying No to Healthcare Fraud BY HELKE FERRIE Vitality April 2010  “He’s a man way out there in the blue, riding on a smile and a shoeshine. And when they start not smiling back – that’s an earthquake.” Death of a Salesman (1949) by Arthur Miller Saying No! is a social responsibility none of us may safely ignore. Heroes  reveal the fact of oppression and demand opposition; their example helps us to build courage, but in the end each one of us must act...

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Vitamin D

Posted by on Jun 16, 2009 in Micellaneous | 0 comments

VITAMIN D Nature’s Magic Bullet by Helke Ferrie Vitality June 2009 “Can you imagine what would happen if a drug company came out with a single pill that reduces the risk of cancer, heart attack, stroke, osteoporosis, PMS, SAD, and various autoimmune disorders? There would be a media frenzy the likes of which has never been seen before!  Well, guess what?  Such a drug exists … it is the sun.” M. F. Holick MD, discoverer of Vitamin D3 At the 32nd annual conference on orthomolecular medicine in 2003, the ballroom at the Royal York Hotel...

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Big Pharma Update

Posted by on May 16, 2009 in Micellaneous | 0 comments

BIG PHARMA UPDATE The Sick Get Sicker as Legal Drug Pushing Puts Profits Before the Health of Patients By Helke Ferrie Vitality May 2009  “No doubt, one day our children’s children will learn in school that in the early part of the 21st century tens of thousands of people died every year after taking unnecessary drugs… They will learn that there were no effective laws to protect people from risky drugs … When will we stop killing the innocent with blockbuster drugs?” — Terence H. Young, MP (Conservative) for Oakville, Ontario:...

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