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The MMR vaccine and autism
Dr. Andrew Wakefield (Andy) is an gastroenterologist and academician specializing in inflammatory bowel disease and the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine or MMR. He is a former Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and has published over 130 original scientific papers and book chapters. In 1998, he and his colleagues at the Royal Free Hospital in London reported a novel inflammatory bowel disease in children with developmental disorders such as autism. Dr. Wakefield resisted pressure to stop his investigations into a possible link between vaccinations, intestinal inflammation and autism. In 2001 he was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists and he has been a board member of the American charity Medical Interventions for Autism.
Dr. Wakefield is the co-founder and director of the Autism Media Channel which airs on various television stations – www.AutismMediaChannel.com. His book “Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines, The Truth Behind the Tragedy” recounts his research into autism, the MMR vaccine and GI illnesses and his legal struggles by government and medical health authorities to discredit him and his work
All the latest in health and nutrition, plus commentary on Monsanto and the Ukraine, nuclear disaster, and more. Then, an interview with Paul Shapiro concerning the US government's agricultural gag laws and the popular threat to factory farms.
Today, a discussion about the miseducation of the American elite and the disadvantages of an elitist education, with Dr. William Deresiewicz. He's the author of "Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite." Plus all your latest information on health, healing, and the environment.
Today, low calorie diets reversing diabetes, exercise protecting the brain, and supplements to improve quality of life for female cancer survivors. Then, information on food fascists in the GMO world. Plus a look at other important social issues. And more!
As always, Gary brings us the latest news in health and healing, as well as environmental updates. Plus, additional political and social commentaries, including a discussion of misogyny in popular music.
Why are kids losing their sense of taste? And older people suffering from cluttered memory - what does it mean and how to help them? Also, environmental news covering severe drought in California, and spray-on solar power for your home.
Today, many seniors getting unnecessary cancer tests, antibiotics effect on the immune system, and improve kidney health with herbs. Also, indian made tea - what's wrong with it? Antarctic sea levels rising at an accelerated rate, and crisis of flooding in Arizona.
All the latest in health and healing news, environmental, social, and political commentary. Plus:
Randy Credico is an American political candidate, activist and the former Director of the William Moses Kunstler Fund for Racial Justice. He is currently challenging governor Andrew Cuomo in a run for the governorship in the state of New York on a progressive populist platform of change and reform. In the past, Randy has worked as a political satirist and has been perennial candidate -- in 2013 he ran for mayor of New York City, and, in 2010 for US Senate. Back in the 1980s he organized and ran a 7-year campaign against NY State's Rockefeller drug laws
Recent he was forcefully arrested in NYC for taking pictures of a police officer arresting an African American man.
His campaign website is Credico2014.com
Today, Gary gives you the latest in health and healing, plus environmental news and social and political commentary. Also, part of a series from Bill Moyers, "The Secret Government." And more!