A Year of Revelations in Health Care

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...

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2012 Toxic Psychiatry

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...

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2012 Medical Fraud Exposed

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...

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

“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...

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The Irrational Factor in Medical Regulation

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...

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Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines

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...

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