The Flawed Logic of Hepatitis B Vaccine Mandates

By the Children’s Health Defense Team  January 31, 2019 Summary: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that newborn babies receive the hepatitis B vaccine on their first day of life. The infants, toddlers and young children receiving this vaccine face little to no chance of hepatitis B…

Revolutionary: The Mystery of Molecular Machines

    See Also: Membrane Patterns Carry Ontogenetic Information That Is Specified Independently of DNA Evolution: A View from the 21st Century , Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design The genetic code is a highly complicated flow of information that often resides outside the physical sequence of DNA base pairs…

Exercise and Depression

Summary Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) presents a considerable challenge to public health in the United States. Estimates of lifetime prevalence are 22.9% in females and 15.1% in males and the condition is likely increasing among younger cohorts. Successful treatment does not seem to increase with rising costs of care (over $20 billion annually). A thorough…

The Toxicology of Oxycontin

By Ken Niemann Oxycodone is a synthetic opiate derivative classified as a Schedule II Controlled Substance and about 59 tons of the drug were consumed in the United States in 2010. Each year, a growing number of deaths occur from semi-synthetic opioids such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and morphine. This essay will describe the manufacturing process, biochemistry,…

Why Addiction Is A Choice

See also: Addiction and choice: theory and new data Why it’s wrong to call addiction a disease We are all ‘wired’ for addiction, says researcher   By Ken Niemann Addiction was ruled a disease by the American Medical Association (AMA) in 1976 and in 1997 the National Institute on Drug Abuse adopted the Brain Disease…