12 Nov '11, 8pm

MMR Vaccine Fraud Calls For Parliamentary Inquiry | Care2 Causes

Proponents of the notion the vaccines or something in vaccines might be linked to autism published articles criticizing Deer in the week before his BMJ report . Supporters of such a theory have indeed been loathe to give up their claims, despite the continued accruing of evidence and the fact that Wakefield’s claims about a link between the MMR vaccine and autism have had a lasting, and unfortunate, effect on public health. His findings were widely reported in the mainstream media and set off a massive global public health scare. Vaccination rates in the UK fell to an 80% low in 2003-4; while these have recovered, they have yet to return to the 95% level recommended by the World Health Organization to ensure herd immunity . Measles was declared endemic in England and Wales in 2008, for the first time in 14 years; the US is currently seeing the highest rates of measles in 1...

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Pet Insurance Fraud in U.K. | Care2 Causes

Pet Insurance Fraud in U.K. | Care2 Causes

care2.com 17 Nov '11, 12am

Was it inevitable? Many heralded the offering of pet insurance as a way to responsibly pay for a pet in need of veterinary...

Breakthrough: Israel Develops Cancer Vaccine - ...

care2.com 13 Nov '11, 11pm

Sunday November 13, 2011, 1:24 am GREAT!!! Cancer-breakthrough-(announcement) # 1741 (blazoned forth in this millennium) -...

FDA fights fish fraud:

grist.org 11 Nov '11, 4pm

Not only is eating fish not the most sustainable of food choices, it's likely a rip-off. If you're eating a pricey fish li...