Monthly Archives: November 2013

Viruses – how afraid should we be?

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As I began to write about the marketing of the HPV vaccine Gardasil, I remembered that I had a book on my shelves called Fear of the Invisible written by Janine Roberts in which she asks if we should be afraid of viruses and vaccines. Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide – not just a waste gas

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Carbon dioxide has received a lot of bad press over the last few years but as far as human health is concerned the chemical compound is vital. Continue reading

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Congratulations Catalyst!

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Following the broadcast of Catalyst’s two-part special on cholesterol and statins there has been a flurry of irate Australian doctors and other professionals discrediting the program and its presenter Maryanne Demasi.

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