Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Hidden History of Western Civilization | Tom Woods and Stefan Molyneux

Melatonin

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Melatonin controls mtDNA and heteroplasmy rates in mitochondria and it now appears melatonin also controls DNA expression. Melatonin regenerates the mitochondria respiratory proteins. Cancer is a state when the respiratory proteins are expanded on the inner mitochondrial membrane and mitochondria have high heteroplasmy rates as a result. This activates epigenetic expression programs in DNA. Melatonin is pleitropic for this reason. Endogenous melatonin production from the RPE of eye and skin needs the proper sunrise and sunset signals, via these surfaces, to control the cell cycle and mitochondrial DNA. In the eye there is an UV-A receptor called neuropsin. It is a photoreceptor that helps regenerate our tissues using melatonin as a guardian protector of the respiratory chain in every human cell. This is why AM UVA and IR-A light are critical during the first light daily. The second messenger’s in this system in humans is the triplet state free radicals made by the respiratory proteins in mitochondria. The distance between each cytochrome and the amount of oxygen in mitochondria are quantized to determine what type of free radicals are made. These radicals can limit ELF-UV release from cells at night or increase it. Cancer is a state where ELF-UV light is released in massive amounts because we cannot retain the light due to a loss of electric and magnetic fields from mitochondria in tissues.
Every morning you need the sun to charge separate water in your body to create the battery that creates your life. The key frequencies are UVA and IRA. That life is created by a cadre of photochemical that do things we all rely on. You need to expose all your surfaces to this signals to make sense of the world around you. The food and exercise guru’s that keep bathing in blue light in their gyms every AM will never see this message. They will continue to blame foods or SNP's for yoru issues and a lack of exercise for their clients ills. My Time #9 blog shows you what you might miss when you focus only on food and completely ignore light at night. If you are a mitochondriac, make like the Sphinx every morning, while meditating in the morning sun, look to the East and ground and remain as connected to this environment as you can and food will never be your main driver. Light water and magnetism works to limit food influence at the confluence of your mitochondria and can help you build endogenous ocular and brain melatonin to treat cancer optimally. It’s that simple a Rx to regenerate your tissues even from a cancerous state.http://snip.ly/8i1rx…

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Titanium Oxide nanoparticles Hidden Brain Risk in Foods and Cosmetics

Hidden Brain Risk in Foods and Cosmetics







Story at-a-glance
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  • Titanium dioxide nanoparticles may lead to neurological dysfunction, genetic disorders, and possibly cancer
  • Candies, sweets and chewing gum, along with toothpaste and sunscreen, have been found to contain the highest levels of titanium dioxide nanoparticles
  • Children may receive the highest exposure levels (two to four times more than adults) of titanium dioxide nanoparticles


By Dr. Mercola
Millions of tons of titanium dioxide are produced globally each year. It adds whiteness and brightness to products and also helps them resist discoloration. Titanium dioxide also reflects ultraviolet (UV) light, which is why it's often used as an ingredient in sunscreens.
Most titanium dioxide (close to 70 percent) is used as a pigment in paints, but it's also added to cosmetics, toothpastes, pharmaceuticals, paper and food.
Titanium dioxide is generally considered to be a relatively inert, safe material, but an increasing number of products are now using titanium dioxide nanoparticles, and that may change everything.
Nanoparticles are ultramicroscopic in size, making them able to readily penetrate your skin and travel to underlying blood vessels and your bloodstream.
Evidence suggests that some nanoparticles may induce toxic effects in your brain and cause nerve damage, and some may also be carcinogenic.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies titanium dioxide as a Group 2B carcinogen, which means it's "possibly carcinogenic to humans." This was based on an animal study showing inhaling high concentrations of titanium dioxide dust may lead to lung cancer.
Is Titanium Dioxide in Foods Dangerous?
Candies, sweets and chewing gum have been found to contain the highest levels of titanium dioxide. White powdered doughnuts, candies and gums with hard shells, products with white icing and even bread, mayonnaise, yogurt and other dairy products may contain titanium dioxide.
As such, one analysis of exposure to titanium dioxide through foods found children receive the highest exposure levels (two to four times more than adults) because it's so commonly added to sweets.1 Only a "limited number" of the products tested in one study listed titanium dioxide on the label.2
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration actually allows manufacturers to use up to 1 percent food-grade titanium dioxide without declaring it on labels.3
It should be noted that many titanium particles used in food products are not nanoparticles (defined as smaller than 100 nanometers in diameter). However, some are.
According to research published in Environmental Science and Technology, up to 36 percent of the titanium dioxide found in nearly 90 food products was of the nanoparticle variety.4  
It's unclear what health risks may be linked to ingestion of titanium dioxide nanoparticles, but research suggests there's cause for concern.
One animal study published in Cancer Research, for instance, found titanium dioxide nanoparticles may induce clastogenicity (causing breaks in chromosomes), genotoxicity, oxidative DNA damage and inflammation.
The researchers suggested they may be a cause of caner or genetic disorders and concluded:5
"These results have been observed after only 5 days of treatment via drinking water, and in multiple organs suggesting a systemic effect …
We also showed that in utero exposure to TiO2 NPs [titanium dioxide nanoparticles] results in an increased frequency in DNA deletions in the fetus.
… These data suggest that we should be concerned about a potential risk of cancer or genetic disorders especially for people occupationally exposed to high concentrations of TiO2 NPs
…[A]nd that it might be prudent to limit ingestion of TiO2 NPs through nonessential drug additives, food colors etc."
Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles May Harm Your Brain
The use of nanoparticles is increasing rapidly, and titanium dioxide nanoparticles are the second most produced engineered nanomaterial in the world.6
Its usage in consumer products has outpaced the research into its safety, such that humans are being repeatedly exposed before we know the consequences. What is known, however, is that titanium dioxide nanoparticles are capable of moving from your lungs or gastrointestinal tract to other organs.7
Further, animal studies indicate significant accumulation of nanoparticles in the brain, while toxicity studies have shown the particles have negative effects on brain cell viability and function.8
One recent study even showed titanium dioxide nanoparticles induced "an increase in reactive oxygen species generation, and a decrease in mitochondrial membrane potential, suggesting mitochondrial damage."
The researchers believe exposure to the particles may lead to neurological dysfunction.9 Specifically, the nanoparticles were found to harm astrocyte cells, which help regulate serotonin, dopamine and other neurotransmitters.
High levels of exposure (100 parts per million) killed two-thirds of such brain cells within one day. It also harmed the cells' mitochondria, which may ultimately lead to cell death.
Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial Damage
The study also revealed that astrocyte cells that weren't killed were left damaged; they became unable to absorb glutamate, a neurotransmitter, such that it accumulated outside the cell, which may be implicated in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.10
Other research also suggests titanium dioxide nanoparticles may have hidden brain risks. For instance:
  • Prenatal exposure to titanium dioxide nanoparticles may result in alteration to the cerebral cortex, olfactory bulb and brain regions intimately related to dopamine systems of offspring mice.11
  • Exposure to titanium dioxide nanoparticles may alter oxidative and inflammatory responses as well as the renin-angiotensin system in the brain (which plays a role in cardiovascular health, including hypertension, and aging), thereby modulating brain function.12
  • Titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs) induce strong oxidative stress and mitochondrial damage in glial cells in your brain. According to research published in Free Radical Biology & Medicine:13
"TiO2 NPs can enter directly into the brain through the olfactory bulb and can be deposited in the hippocampus region …
TiO2 NPs … produced morphological changes, damage of mitochondria, and an increase in mitochondrial membrane potential, indicating toxicity."
What About Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles in Personal Care Products?
Titanium dioxide nanoparticles are found most often in personal care products such as toothpaste, sunscreen and, to a lesser extent, shampoos, deodorants, and shaving creams. As with food, use of these nanoparticles in personal care products is on the rise.
In 2005, about 1,300 metric tons were used in personal care products, but this had increased to 5,000 metric tons by 2010 and is expected to continue increasing until at least 2025.14
Although most studies suggest titanium dioxide does not penetrate human skin, even in nanoparticle form, one study found that the nanoparticles could possibly penetrate the outer layer of skin depending on the particle coating and skin (with or without hair).15
As further reported in Environmental Science and Toxicology:16
"The only FDA-stipulated limitation for sunscreens is that the TiO2 concentration be less than 25%. Most have a lower concentration, between 2% and 15%.
With the wide prevalence of sunscreen use and the lack of a distinction between TiO2 nanomaterials and larger-sized particles, the general public is being exposed to nanomaterials of which they are largely ignorant."
Environmental Risks Are Unknown
Also concerning is what happens when all of the nanoparticles in personal care products (and excreted after they're consumed in your food) are washed down the drain and flushed down the toilet. Study author Paul Westerhoff, a professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment at Arizona State University and Senior Sustainability Scientist to the Global Institute of Sustainability, told Nanowerk:17
"… [W]e can expect the percentage of TiO2 [titanium dioxide] that is produced in or near the nano range to increase. TiO2 nanomaterials in foods, consumer products, and household products are discharged as feces/urine, washed off of surfaces, or disposed of to sewage that enters wastewater treatment plants.
While these plants capture most of the TiO2, nanoparticles measuring between 4 and 30 nm were still found in the treated effluent. These nanomaterials are then released to surface waters, where they can interact with living organisms."
Tips for Avoiding Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles
Titanium dioxide nanoparticles are ubiquitous in processed foods, so the best way to avoid them is to eat real food. To avoid these particles in your toothpaste, consider making your own out of coconut oil. As for sunscreen, the other major source, first realize that titanium dioxide (and zinc oxide) is a top choice for sun protection (and doesn't carry the same risks as hormone-disrupting sunscreen chemical oxybenzone).

To be on the safe side, however, look for non-nanoparticle titanium dioxide that is tested and guaranteed to be non-nano. Further, minimize your sunscreen use as much as possible, using it only when you'll be in the sun for extended periods and the use of clothing to cover-up or going into the shade aren't options.

Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Devra Davis

Thursday, May 18, 2017

5 G Radiation Dangers

Posted by Lloyd Burrell on May 12, 2017 under Cell phone radiation | 10 Comments to Read


Like it or not we’re rapidly moving into the world of 5G, or 5th generation cellular telecommunications.
Why?
Because the frequency bandwidths used currently by cell phones and similar technologies are becoming saturated.
And also because we live in a world where people want more. 5G, and the Internet of Things (IoT) that goes with it, promises to give us more.
But more what?
Super-Fast Download Speeds 
5G and IoT promises to connect us in our homes, schools, workplaces, cities, parks and open spaces to over a trillion objects around the world. It promises cars that drive themselves, washing machines that order their own washing powder and softener plus of course super fast downloads and streaming.
According to Fortune.com 5G will support at least 100 billion devices and will be 10 to 100 times faster than current 4G technology.(4G was already about 10 times faster than 3G).
It’ll bring download speed up to 10 Gigabits per second. This would let us have an entire building of people send each other data in close to no time, thus improving productivity.
What is 5G?
5G offers mind-blowing data capabilities, practically unrestricted call volumes and near infinite data broadcast. It does this by 5G using largely untapped bandwidth of the millimeter wave (MMW), which is between 30GHz and 300GHz, as well as some lower and mid-range frequencies.
This table explains compares the different generations of mobile technologies:

There are some other features of 5G you need to be aware of:
Wireless Cell Antennas Galore
Millimeter waves (MMWs) do not travel well through buildings and they tend to be absorbed by rain and plants. This interferes with the signal. Added to this, high frequency waves like MMWs also have much shorter wavelengths that can’t travel far.
To counter this problem 5G will utilize smaller cell stations (and the technology of beamforming) that’ll scramble/unscramble and redirect packets of data on a no-interference path back to us. This could mean wireless antennas on every lamp post, utility pole, home and business throughout entire neighborhoods, towns and cities.
This short video gives a succinct explanation of what you can expect:

MIMO Miniature Cell Towers
Current 4G cell towers have about a dozen or so antenna ports to support all communication, the new, smaller 5G cell towers (or bases) will be MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) and carry about a hundred ports. These towers will probably be about 4 feet tall as opposed to the usual 90 feet towers currently erected around us. Cells will be available within a 100 meter range and these smart antennas will be able to differentiate between various mixed-up signals – like radio waves and WiFi signals – in the air and beam them back in an orderly fashion so to speak.
Low Latency – High Efficiency
5G will break down data and send it in smaller sizes to offer significantly reduced transmission times. Data will be sent with only a 1 millisecond delay instead of a 50 millisecond delay commonly found with 4G. With communication this fast, it’ll allow machines to talk to each other with practically no room for error. As Marcus Weldon the CTO of Alcatel Lucent comments, “up until now, we’ve designed the networks for people and their needs, and now we’re designing it for things.
The Dangers Of 5G – 11 Reasons To Be Concerned
The USA is currently leading the way on 5G. At the June 2016 press conference where the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) head Tom Wheeler announced the opening up of low, mid and high spectrum’s. There was no mention of health effects whatsoever. But the dangers are real.

5G radiation dangersThousands of studies link low-level wireless radio frequency radiation exposures to a long list of adverse biological effects, including:
  • DNA single and double strand breaks
  • oxidative damage
  • disruption of cell metabolism
  • increased blood brain barrier permeability
  • melatonin reduction
  • disruption to brain glucose metabolism
  • generation of stress proteins
Let’s not also forget that in 2011 the World Health Organization (WHO) classified radio frequency radiation as a possible 2B carcinogen.
More recently the $25 million National Toxicology Program concluded that radio frequency radiation of the type currently used by cell phones can cause cancer.
But where does 5G fit into all this? Given that 5G is set to utilize frequencies above and below existing frequency bands 5G sits in the middle of all this. But the tendency (it varies from country to country) is for 5G to utilize the higher frequency bands. Which brings it’s own particular concerns. Here is my review of the studies done to date – 11 reasons to be concerned.
#1 – A DENSER SOUP OF ELECTROSMOG
We’re going to be bombarded by really high frequencies at low, short-range intensities creating a yet more complicated denser soup of electrosmog – as this diagram shows.
5G frequencies
Source: Latest on 5G Spectrum – EMFields Ltd.
To work with the higher range MMW in 5G, the antennas required are smaller. Some experts are talking about as small as 3mm by 3mm. The low intensity is for efficiency and to deal with signal disruption from natural and man-made obstacles.
#2 – EFFECTS ON THE SKIN
The biggest concern is how these new wavelengths will affect the skin. The human body has between two million to four million sweat ducts. Dr. Ben-Ishai of Hebrew University, Israel explains that our sweat ducts act like “an array of helical antennas when exposed to these wavelengths,” meaning that we become more conductive. A recent New York study which experimented with 60GHz waves stated that “the analyses of penetration depth show that more than 90% of the transmitted power is absorbed in the epidermis and dermis layer.
The effects of MMWs as studied by Dr. Yael Stein of Hebrew University is said to also cause humans physical pain as our nociceptors flare up in recognition of the wave as a damaging stimuli. So we’re looking at possibilities of many skin diseases and cancer as well as physical pain to our skin.
#3 – EFFECTS ON THE EYES
A 1994 study found that low level millimeter microwave radiation produced lens opacity in rats, which is linked to the production of cataracts.
An experiment conducted by the Medical Research Institute of Kanazawa Medical University found that 60GHz “millimeter-wave antennas can cause thermal injuries of varying types of levels. The thermal effects induced by millimeterwaves can apparently penetrate below the surface of the eye.
A 2003 Chinese study has also found damage to the lens epithelial cells of rabbits after 8 hours of exposure to microwave radiation and a 2009 study conducted by the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Pakistan conclude that EMFs emitted by a mobile phone cause derangement of chicken embryo retinal differentiation.
#4 – EFFECTS ON THE HEART
A 1992 Russian study found that frequencies in the range 53-78GHz (that which 5G proposes to use) impacted the heart rate variability (an indicator of stress) in rats. Another Russian study on frogs who’s skin was exposed to MMWs found heart rate changes (arrhythmias).
#5 – IMMUNE SYSTEM EFFECTS
A 2002 Russian study examined the effects of 42HGz microwave radiation exposure on the blood of healthy mice. It was concluded that “the whole-body exposure of healthy mice to low-intensity EHF EMR has a profound effect on the indices of nonspecific immunity”.
#6 – EFFECTS ON CELL GROWTH RATES
A 2016 Armenian study observed MMWs at low intensity, mirroring the future environment brought about by 5G. Their study conducted on E-coli and other bacteria stated that the waves had depressed their growth as well as “changing properties and activity” of the cells. The concern is that it would do the same to human cells.
#7 – EFFECTS ON BACTERIA RESISTANCE
The very same Armenian study also suggested that MMWs effects are mainly on water, cell plasma membrane and genome too. They had found that MMW’s interaction with bacteria altered their sensitivity to “different biologically active chemicals, including antibiotics.” More specifically, the combination of MMW and antibiotics showed that it may be leading to antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
This groundbreaking finding could have a magnum effect on the health of human beings as the bandwidth is rolled out nationwide. The concern is that we develop a lower resistance to bacteria as our cells become more vulnerable – and we become more vulnerable.
#8 – EFFECTS ON PLANT HEALTH
One of the features of 5G is that the MMW is particularly susceptible to being absorbed by plants and rain. Humans and animals alike consume plants as a food source. The effects MMW has on plants could leave us with food that’s not safe to consume.
Think GMOs on steroids. The water that falls from the sky onto these plants will also be irradiated. A 2010 study on aspen seedlings showed that the exposure to radiofrequencies led to the leaves showing necrosis symptoms.
Source: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijfr/2010/836278/
Another Armenian study found that MMWs of low intensity “invoke(s) peroxidase isoenzyme spectrum changes of wheat shoots.” Peroxidase is a stress protein existing in plants. Indications are that 5G will be particularly harmful to plants – perhaps more so than to humans.
#9 – EFFECTS ON THE ATMOSPHERE AND DEPLETION OF FOSSIL FUELS
Implementation of the 5G global wireless network requires the launching of rockets to deploy satellites for 5G. These satellites have a short lifespan which would require a lot more deployment than what we’re currently seeing. A new type of hydrocarbon rocket engine expected to power a fleet of suborbital rockets would emit black carbon which “could cause potentially significant changes in the global atmospheric circulation and distributions of ozone and temperature” according to a 2010 Californian study. Solid state rocket exhaust contains chlorine which also destroys the ozone.
The effects on the ozone are thought to be worse than current day CFC exposure.
Google’s Project Loon is said to bring Internet to rural and hard-to-access areas by using helium balloons. But these balloons only have a 10-month lifespan. We’re looking at a lot of helium being used here, more than what we can possibly have on Earth?
#10 – DISRUPTION OF THE NATURAL ECOSYSTEM
Since the year 2000, there have been reports of birds abandoning their nests as well as health issues like “plumage deterioration, locomotion problems, reduced survivorship and death,” says researcher Alfonso Balmori. Bird species that are affected by these low levels, non-ionizing microwave radiation are the House Sparrows, Rock Doves, White Storks, Collared Doves and Magpies, among others.
But it’s not just the birds. The declining bee population is also said to be linked to this non-ionizing EMF radiation. It reduces the egg-laying abilities of the queen leading to a decline in colony strength.
A study conducted by Chennai’s Loyola College in 2012 concluded that out of 919 research studies carried out on birds, plants, bees and other animals and humans, 593 of them showed impacts from RF-EMF radiations. 5G will be adding to the effects of this electrosmog.
#11 – MOST 5G STUDIES MIS-LEADING
5G will use pulsed millimeter waves to carry information. But as Dr. Joel Moskowitz points out, most 5G studies are misleading because they do not pulse the waves. This is important because research on microwaves already tells us how pulsed waves have more profound biological effects on our body compared to non-pulsed waves. Previous studies, for instance, show how pulse rates of the frequencies led to gene toxicity and DNA strand breaks.
LIVE TESTING ALREADY BEGUN
AT&T have announced the availability of their 5G Evolution in Austin, Texas. 5G Evolution allows Samsung S8 and S8 + users access to faster speeds. This is part of AT&T’s plan to lay the 5G foundation while the standards are being finalized. This is expected to happen in late 2018. AT&T has eyes on 19 other metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta, San Francisco and so on. Indianapolis is up next on their 5G trail due to arrive in the summer.
Qualcomm has already demonstrated a 5G antenna system with about 27 decibel gain. According to ABI Research, is “about 10 to 12 more db than a typical cellular base station antenna.” Not a good sign.
Many more private sector companies such as HTC, Oracle, Sprint, T-Mobile are playing a role in the developing of testing platforms by contributing time, knowledge or money.
Call to Action
Research and pre-testing is rampant by companies who are interested to tap into the lucrative waters of 5G. But few are willing to research its effects on health. The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) guidelines remain essentially unchanged since 1998, not allowing for the recognition of radio frequency microwave radiation and MMWs as harmful unless there is a heating effect. But a few experts are speaking out.
DariuszLeszczynski from the University of Helsinki and also former member of the International Agency Research on Cancer is one of them. He has brought to attention to ICNIRP intention to classify skin as limbs. Limbs are paid lesser attention to when classifying exposure levels. Research indicates that MMWs affect the skin and the eyes the most. If skin is classified as a limb, this will pave the way for industry giants to introduce even higher exposures and put more people at risk.
The Global Union Against Radiation Deployment from Space (GUARD) addressed a letter to the FCC in September of 2016, bringing to their attention the harm 5G will inflict. GUARD warned the FCC that 5G violates Article 3 of The UN Declaration of Human Rights which states that “everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.” The document is laden with research, information and global support.
To learn how to write, call or email the relevant agencies to protest against the 5G deployment go here parentsforsafetechnology.org
WHAT EXPERTS ARE SAYING
Here’s what experts are saying about 5G:
“Along with the 5G there is another thing coming – Internet of Things. If you look at it combined the radiation level is going to increase tremendously and yet the industry is very excited about it…. they project 5G/IoT business to be a $7 trillion business.”
-Prof. Girish Kumar, Professor at Electrical Engineering Department at IIT Bombay
“The new 5G wireless technology involves millimeter waves (extremely high frequencies) producing photons of much greater energy than even 4G and WiFi. Allowing this technology to be used without proving its safety is reckless in the extreme, as the millimeter waves are known to have a profound effect on all parts of the human body.”
-Prof. Trevor Marshall, Director Autoimmunity Research Foundation, California
“The plans to beam highly penetrative 5G milliwave radiation at us from space must surely be one of the greatest follies ever conceived of by mankind. There will be nowhere safe to live.”
-Olga Sheean former WHO employee and author of ‘No Safe Place’
“It would irradiate everyone, including the most vulnerable to harm from radiofrequency radiation: pregnant women, unborn children, young children, teenagers, men of reproductive age, the elderly, the disabled, and the chronically ill.”
—Ronald Powell, PhD, Letter to FCC on 5G expansion
How To Protect Yourself From 5G
My 3 step approach for dealing with EMFs can be summarized as:
  1. Understand your exposures. Understand the different types of EMFs and how they behave – hence the need to read (and share) articles like this one.
  2. Measure – use EMF meters to obtain readings and identify hotspots.
  3. Mitigate your exposure. Which means either eliminate the source, move further away from the source of radiation or shield your body.
I recommend the same approach with 5G. There is a concern that current EMF meters are not able to measure the frequencies of MMWs. On this point, researcher Alasdair Philips from Powerwatch states “current RF meters cover the frequency ranges proposed for most 5G use in the next three years”.
Endless Possibilities For The Future
5G may bring about a new form of industrial revolution, human connectivity and even a new reality. It offers endless possibilities for the future.
We do need more research. But already what is clear, as the research I’ve shared here indicates, is that there are real dangers.
Which is why it even more important to take action to protect yourself and your loved ones. Please share this article with your friends and family.
Sources include:
A 5G Wireless Future – Dr. Cindy Russell
Latest on 5G Spectrum – EMFields Solutions Ltd
IJMTER ISSN (online) 2349 – 9745 Evolution of Mobile Generation Technology: 1G to 5G and Review of Upcoming Wireless Technology 5G by Lopa J. Vora





















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  • girflush said,
    This is terrible. These networks are just basically being forced on people without thier knowledge or consent. It’s completely unacceptable but what can be done? And the telecom industry isn’t even aware of the adverse affects themselves. There isn’t any conspiracy going on it’s just what’s always gone on if you look at history – pure ignorance, stupidity, and general human folly. I got a meter, just ordered a grounding half sheet. Next up is a bed canopy because this 5g stuff is madness.
  • Anna said,
    There seem to be only 2 choices for us: 1) somehow, acquire superhuman powers that make us invincible to this ever-mushrooming invisible war on our bodies, with very visible consequences 2) form contiguous communities where we can live in peace.
  • steve said,
    What happened to Li-Fi?
    It sounded like ti would be less harmful
  • calle said,
    Well folks we need to form groups.
    Protest, educate and scream.
    Our only chance is to plant tons of trees, and run the sprinklers all the time.
    But if it kills plant and changes water structure we are doomed.
    So how can we start screaming.
    Can we contact our senators? Or are they already paid off?
    Gurrrr!!
  • Helen said,
    According to Popular Science, LiFi will be available in about 4 years. One of the lead researchers, Dr. Harald Haas, said LiFi has much more capacity, can’t be hacked, and is up to 100 times faster than WiFi. AND, it doesn’t affect living cells at all.
    This big push for 5G is the wireless industry’s last gasp for as much profit as possible before they’re obsolete. In the meantime, they don’t care how many people are harmed.
    See Dr. Haas’s TED talk for more info on LiFi. Then shield yourself as much as possible, and wait for the LiFi lightbulbs, which will be able to screw into any socket and provide connection to the Internet.
    Good luck to everyone!
  • liz said,
    downgrade your phone or stop using one. Give your child brain cells as a present instead. Put your intention where your mouth is now. Actions speak louder than words.
  • Peter said,
    One more information source: http://whatis5g.info/
    Uncredited, so it’s not evident who produces/maintains/writes it, but there is a lot of factual information as well as some, predominantly precautionary, commentary. Much of it echoing this comprehensive article.
    For the proponents of lifi – has any safety testing been done on it? Can we assume that it is harmless? (Prof Olle Johansson doesn’t think so). Remember when the only harmful effect of microwaves was to heat things? Those who fail to learn the lessons of history……..
    Next week’s news (on the forum) will feature articles on 5g and IoT, some of which are expressing at least a degree of scepticism.
  • Dr. Leendert Vriens said,
    In the 1998 ICNIRP Guidelines one can find upper limits for allowable radiation intensities of 10 W/m2 and field strengths of 61 V/m, in the frequency ranges from 10 to 300 and 2 to 300 GHz, respectively. In the guidelines for smartphones it can be found that these must be kept at distances of 5, 10 or 15 mm from our body in order not to exceed these upper limits. In https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wm69ik_Qdb8 it is said (illustrated by measurements) that the upper limits are indeed violated when the smartphone is close to our body. At the higher 5G frequencies, say 30 GHz, the penetration depth of the radiation in our body is much less than the penetration depth at the 2G-4G GHz frequencies, so the heating in the near skin part of our body will become much higher and it will be more dangerous to keep a 5G higher-frequency smartphone close to our body, provided the same radiation intensities will be used at these higher frequencies. With respect to that I have a question: can anything be said about the required radiation intensities for 5G in comparison with those for 4G (in order to get good transmission)?
  • Mary Anne Tierney said,
    LLoyd, What a great service to all of us you have done to compile this complicated data. I am using it this week to help our NC legislators to understand this issue as they vote on giving the industry right-of-way for installing the small cells.
    How can I access all your sources?
    gratefully, Mary Anne
  • ellie said,
    Lloyd, Thank YOU, again, for your site, and all the great information you and your guests provide. I’d like to share a radio interview from Lost Arts Radio with my friend, Lena Pu. She’s a devoted mom, an educated, energetic activist, and an inspiration.
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lostartsradio/2017/04/24/lost-arts-radio-show-121–special-guest-lena-pu
    As Peter mentioned above, I highly recommend spending time exploring this website about 5G and The Internet of Things. It is a vast source of information: http://whatis5g.info/
    Share this info with your friends and family and neighbors and schools and salons and health clubs and coffee shop owners and churches. The more people that know the truth, the more power we, the people, have. And share from a hard-wired, ethernet device. Walk the talk. Be the change.

Monday, May 15, 2017

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(Natural News) It’s always rather amusing when scientists are stunned by plant medicines that work better than Big Pharma’s concoctions — but it is exceptionally satisfying when the failing medication is actually a derivative of a plant, because it shows that man really cannot improve upon what’s found in nature. Recently, scientists were left flabbergasted after 18 patients with what seemed to be intractable malaria made miraculous recoveries after being given dried plant leaves instead of pharmaceuticals.
The Artemisia annua plant, also known by the common name “sweet wormwood,” and a derivative of the plant called “artemisinin” is often used in what is called “artemisinin combination therapy,” or ACT for short. The chemical extract is used in combination with other drugs in an effort to combat malaria. But, a new report has documented how even though the pharma treatment and the plant may have a common compound, the two are worlds away from each other in terms of effectiveness. Indeed, the whole plant saved lives where the drugs could not.
An international team was led by Pamela Weathers, Ph.D., a professor of biology and biotechnology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), who has spearheaded the use of dried leaves from sweet wormwood in the treatment of malaria. The team documented efforts to treat 18 malaria patients in the Congo, who were not responding to conventional treatment with ACT therapy. Under compassionate use laws, doctors were able to treat the patients with a new therapy for malaria that’s still pending approval, and it’s made from only the dried leaves of the Artemisia annua plant.
In a shocking twist, all 18 patients made a full recovery within just five days of treatment. All of the patients were critically ill, and one patient — a five year-old child — had even fallen into a coma. The patients ranged in age from as young as fourteen months to 60 years old. Two of the 18 patients were pediatric while the remainder were adults.
Initially, these 18 patients were treated with ACT, but when that failed, doctors turned to intravenous artesunate,  which is the go-to medication for severe malaria. But again, this was no to avail.
As WPI reported, “As a last resort, doctors turned to dried-leaf Artemisia (DLA), a therapy developed and extensively studied by Weathers and her team at WPI. After five days of treatment with tablets made from only the dried and powdered leaves of Artemisia (which has been prepared and analyzed using methods developed by Weathers and postdoctoral fellow Melissa Towler), all 18 patients fully recovered. Laboratory tests showed they had no parasites remaining in their blood. (Weathers noted more than 100 other drug-resistant patients also have been successfully treated with DLA tablets.)”
It’s expected that these patients would have died without the whole plant intervention. Weathers commented that the 100 percent recovery rate was “just amazing” to witness. Even if it was a small study, the results are beyond impressive.
Drug resistance in malaria is a growing problem. ACT was initially developed to help combat this problem, but malaria parasites are now also showing signs of resistance to combination therapy. Past research, which Weathers was also a part of, has shown that whole plant treatment with the sweet wormwood plant could be quite promising in human malaria cases. In earlier research, Weathers and her co-authors showed that the whole plant could be used to overcome resistance to artemisinin and could help to slow down the evolution of malaria drug resistance.
According to Weathers, the superior performance and ability to evade resistance likely stems from the synergistic effects produced by the myriad of phytochemicals present in the whole plant’s dried leaves, which extracted artemisinin doesn’t offer. Synthetic medicines are frequently derived from medicinal plants like cannabis, kratom or sweet wormwood, but it seems that scientists may be beginning to open their eyes to the world of natural medicine.
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Can Ginkgo Give Your Brain a Boost?

Can Ginkgo Give Your Brain a Boost?

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  • Scientists have demonstrated the plant extract ginkgo biloba can protect your brain from the toxicity associated with aluminum chloride, which has been linked to Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive impairments
  • Previous studies suggest the antioxidant properties found in ginkgo biloba help protect your cells from free-radical damage within your circulatory and nervous systems
  • Because dementia and Alzheimer’s are not caused by a lack of ginkgo biloba or the absence of any single supplement, I recommend you act now to optimize your health, which is your best strategy for preventing degenerative brain disease

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By Dr. Mercola
Years ago, a public service announcement in the U.S. concluded with this powerful statement: “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” While that tagline promoted an education fund for minority college students, it could just as easily be used to underscore the importance of taking care of your brain health. I say that because of the prevalence of degenerative brain diseases, such as age-related dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Like me, you may have coworkers, neighbors, friends and family members who are affected by one of these progressive “mind-robbing” diseases. The numbers of those affected continue to grow at alarming rates, with more than 5 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s.1
While it’s terrible to watch a loved one slip away and literally “lose their mind,” it’s also important to remember that dementia and Alzheimer’s are not a normal part of aging. Rather than try to counteract the effects of these diseases once they develop, it’s better to adopt a healthy lifestyle now that will help you successfully avoid them.
Over the years, many studies have considered the effectiveness of ginkgo biloba for the treatment of Alzheimer’s and dementia. The latest research demonstrates ginkgo’s protective effects on the brain when exposed to aluminum chloride, a neurotoxin previously linked to Alzheimer's and other cognitive impairments.
What Is Ginkgo Biloba and How Does It Help?
Given that the ginkgo tree is among the oldest trees in the world, ginkgo seeds have been used in traditional Chinese medicine and other types of treatment for thousands of years.Over the years, ginkgo has been transformed into capsules, cosmetics, extracts, tablets and teas. Today, ginkgo biloba is a top-selling extract and dietary supplement. Beyond what was mentioned above related to its potential cognitive- and memory-boosting properties, some of ginkgo’s benefits are thought to be as follows:2
  • Decreases leg pain caused by narrowing of your arteries (intermittent claudication)
  • Treats eye problems, such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye issues and glaucoma
  • Supports the treatment of multiple sclerosis, sexual dysfunction and tinnitus, among other health conditions
Ginkgo is believed to positively affect your body by increasing blood supply, reducing blood viscosity, boosting neurotransmitters and reducing harmful free radicals.3
According to WebMD,4 an adult dose of 120 to 240 milligrams (mg) of ginkgo biloba per day seems to be effective for addressing memory problems. Some have suggested even better results may be achieved by taking ginkgo in combination with panax ginseng or codonopsis. In the video below, Tom O’Brien, master herbalist, presents 10 health benefits of ginkgo biloba.














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Ginkgo Now Shown to Protect Your Brain Against Aluminum Chloride
In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that aluminum toxicity plays a role in neurodegenerative diseases. Because aluminum targets the same areas of your brain and nervous system, people with aluminum toxicity display many of the symptoms shared by those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, dementia, Parkinson's and other neurological diseases.
Inhaling aluminum dust or vapors sends aluminum particles directly into your lungs in a highly absorbable form. From there, they pass into your bloodstream and are distributed throughout your body, including your bones and brain.
Exposure to aluminum is an occupational hazard for workers in agriculture, factories, mining and welding. Furthermore, you ingest aluminum vapors every time your nose catches a whiff of cigarette smoke. Studies of the health effects of aluminum vapors are grim, pointing to high levels of neurotoxicity.5
In a 2016 study published in Nutrition,6 ginkgo biloba was shown to protect the brain from toxicity associated with aluminum chloride. Exposure to aluminum chloride has been linked to Alzheimer's and other cognitive impairments. The study, which lasted three months, was composed of four groups of lab rats as follows:
  • Group 1 (control group): daily normal diet and water
  • Group 2: daily oral dose of ginkgo biloba — 200 mg/kilogram (kg) body weight
  • Group 3: daily oral dose of aluminum chloride — 10 mg/kg body weight
  • Group 4: daily dose of both ginkgo biloba and aluminum chloride through a stomach tube — 200 and 10 mg/kg body weight, respectively
The rats given aluminum chloride showed:
A significant increase in thiobarbituric acid reactive substance (TBARS), which signals damage produced by oxidative stress (similar to rust on your car, oxidative stress is a sign of aging in your body)
A decrease in antioxidants catalase, glutathione and superoxide dismutase in brain and testis tissues
A significant decrease in dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin levels in brain tissue
A significant decrease in serum copper and zinc levels
A significant increase in serum iron
A significant decrease in testosterone
In contrast, rats administered both ginkgo biloba and aluminum chloride had:
  • Lower TBARS
  • More of the antioxidants catalase, glutathione and superoxide dismutase in brain and testis tissues
Overall, the research demonstrates that ginkgo biloba plays a positive role in protecting the brain neurons of rats from oxidative stress caused by the intake of aluminum chloride. The study authors stated:7
“The histologic examination showed some degenerative changes in both brain and testis tissues [of the rats receiving aluminum chloride], while significant improvement in biochemical and histologic changes were observed in the ‘aluminum chloride plus ginkgo biloba’ group. It could be concluded that the protective effect of ginkgo biloba may be attributed to its antioxidant properties.”
These findings are in line with previous studies involving the extracts of ginkgo biloba, which are known to contain antioxidant compounds that protect your cells from free-radical damage within your circulatory and nervous systems.8
Ginkgo Also Shown to Help Slow Aging Process in Your Mitochondria
A 2012 study published in International Psychogeriatrics9 suggests ginkgo biloba may slow the aging process within mitochondria of your cells, which can affect the progression of Alzheimer’s. The authors of the study said:
“A growing volume of data confirms that ginkgo biloba extract reduces oxidative stress and improves mitochondrial respiration, and thus may be useful in preventing or slowing down the progression of [Alzheimer’s disease].”
Other research has suggested the mitochondrial anti-aging effect of ginkgo biloba is not limited to just neurons, but also extends to blood platelets, endothelial cells, fibroblasts, heart cells and liver cells.10 Later in this article I will present some diet and lifestyle tips to boost your brain health.
By far, one of the best strategies to support your brain and your mitochondria is to convert your body to burning fat instead of glucose as its primary fuel. You can learn more about metabolic mitochondrial therapy by reading my latest book, “Fat for Fuel.”
Risks and Cautions Related to Ginkgo Intake
According to the U.S. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health,11 intake of ginkgo biloba is thought to be safe for healthy adults when taken by mouth in moderate amounts. Potential side effects of ginkgo may include allergic skin reactions, dizziness, headache and stomach upset.
An increased risk of bleeding is possible with ginkgo if you are older, pregnant or have a known bleeding risk. Ginkgo has been shown to interact with blood thinners (anticoagulants), so do not take it if you are currently on a blood-thinner medication. For similar reasons, you should not take ginkgo before undergoing surgery or dental procedures. Also, do not eat raw or roasted ginkgo seeds, because they can cause serious side effects and may be poisonous.
A 2013 study12 investigating the potential toxicology of ginkgo suggested consumption of it may raise your risk of developing liver cancer and thyroid cancer. However, that research has come under considerable criticism for the large doses of ginkgo extract that were administered to rodents daily during the two-year study.13
You Need B Vitamins If You Take Ginkgo Biloba
A word of caution related to ginkgo biloba: Its seeds contain ginkgotoxin (4'-O-methylpyridoxine), an “antivitamin” that may lead to neurological problems in certain people, particularly those who are deficient in certain B vitamins.14 B vitamins are important not only when you consume ginkgo, but they are also useful in helping to reduce brain shrinkage and prevent degenerative brain diseases. In particular, folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 have been shown to play a powerful role in preventing Alzheimer's.
High levels of the amino acid homocysteine have been linked to brain shrinkage and an increased risk of Alzheimer's. B vitamins are known to suppress homocysteine. In a 2010 study,15 participants received relatively high doses of the three B vitamins mentioned above. Two years later, those who had received the vitamin-B regimen suffered significantly less brain shrinkage compared to those who had received a placebo.
Participants with the highest levels of homocysteine at the onset of the trial experienced brain shrinkage at half the rate of those taking a placebo. The study authors concluded: “The accelerated rate of brain atrophy in elderly with mild cognitive impairment can be slowed by treatment with homocysteine-lowering B vitamins.”
A 2014 study by some of the same scientists again underscored the importance of folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 to slow brain shrinkage. Additionally, they noted B vitamins helped slow shrinkage specifically in brain gray-matter regions known to be most vulnerable to Alzheimer's.16 One of the targeted areas was the medial temporal lobe. Researchers said:17
“Our results show that B-vitamin supplementation can slow the atrophy of specific brain regions that are a key component of the [Alzheimer's disease] process and are associated with cognitive decline."
Prevention Is Still Your Best Option When It Comes to Alzheimer's
As with any chronic illness or disease, your best strategy for beating Alzheimer’s is prevention. The following four dietary recommendations are vital for maintaining brain health and staving off Alzheimer's:
• Eat real food, ideally organic. Be sure to choose organic grass fed meats and animal products, as animals raised in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are routinely fed genetically engineered (GE) grains contaminated with pesticides. Also, they are given a variety of drugs.
Research has shown vegetables to be particularly beneficial for slowing age-related cognitive decline, mainly due to the antioxidants they contain. Avoid processed foods of all kinds because they contain items that are harmful to your brain, such as refined sugar, artificial sweeteners, glutinous grains, GE ingredients and pesticides.
Ideally, you'll want to keep your total fructose below 25 grams per day if you are in good health, or below 15 grams per day if you are insulin/leptin resistant or are battling a chronic disease.
• Replace refined carbohydrates with healthy fats. Contrary to what most people think, your brain does not need carbs and sugars. What it does need is healthy fats, such as saturated animal fats and animal-based omega-3s, which are far more important for optimal brain function. Healthy fats also support your mitochondria, a topic addressed more thoroughly in my book “Fat for Fuel.” Healthy fats to add to your diet include:
Animal-based omega-3s, such as those found in krill oil and small fatty fish like anchovies and sardines
Avocados
Butter made from raw, grass fed, organic milk
Coconuts and coconut oil
Ghee (clarified butter)
Grass fed meats or pasture-raised poultry
Olives and olive oil (Avoid cooking with olive oil. Use it cold.)
Organic pastured egg yolks
Raw cacao butter
Raw dairy
Raw nuts, such as macadamias and pecans
Seeds like black sesame, cumin, hemp and pumpkin seeds
Avoid all trans fats and hydrogenated fats that have been modified to extend their longevity on the grocery store shelf. This includes margarine and various butter-like spreads. Vegetable oils such as soybean and canola should also be avoided.
• Avoid gluten and casein. The main items to forego in this category are wheat and pasteurized dairy, but not dairy fat, such as butter. Research shows that your blood-brain barrier is negatively affected by gluten. Gluten also makes your gut more permeable, which allows proteins to get into your bloodstream where they sensitize your immune system. Once there, they promote autoimmunity and inflammation, both of which play a role in the development of Alzheimer's.
• Optimize your gut flora. By avoiding the processed foods noted above, which discourage healthy bacteria in your gut, you can strengthen your gut microbiome. Other gut-harming items to avoid include antibacterial products, antibiotics and fluoridated water.
You can easily fortify your gut by regularly eating cultured and fermented foods, or intaking a high-quality probiotic. In my 2015 interview with Dr. David Perlmutter, he explores the compelling connection between your gut microbes and brain health, relating it to a number of neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's.
Additional Alzheimer's Prevention Strategies
In addition to the dietary recommendations mentioned above, the following additional prevention strategies will help you avoid Alzheimer’s.

Get sufficient sleep
To be healthy, it’s vital you get enough sleep according to the sleep needs of people your age, targeting around seven to nine hours per night for adults, and even more for teenagers and children.
Exercise regularly
Strive to sit less than three hours a day, move as much as you can during your non-exercise hours and exercise regularly. Try some of my personal favorites, such as daily walking, high-intensity exercises, stretching and strength training.
Scientists have suggested exercise can trigger a change in the way the amyloid precursor protein is metabolized, thereby slowing down the onset and progression of Alzheimer's.18 Exercise also increases your levels of the protein PGC-1alpha. Research has shown people with Alzheimer's have less PGC-1alpha in their brains.
Intermittently fast
Intermittent fasting is a powerful tool to kickstart your body into remembering how to burn fat and repair the insulin/leptin resistance that is a contributing factor for Alzheimer's.
Optimize your vitamin D levels with sensible sun exposure
Sufficient vitamin D helps your immune system combat inflammation associated with Alzheimer's. The optimal vitamin D level for general health ranges between 40 to 60 nanograms per milliliter. The ideal way to raise your level is by regularly exposing large amounts of your skin to sunshine.
If you cannot get sufficient UV-sun exposure, taking an oral vitamin D3 supplement along with vitamin K2 and magnesium is highly advisable.
Remove dental amalgam fillings
Dental amalgam fillings, which are 50 percent mercury by weight, are one of the major sources of heavy metal toxicity. If you have amalgams and are in reasonably good health, review my mercury detox protocol and then find a biological dentist who can help you with the removal.
Avoid and eliminate aluminum from your body
Sources of aluminum include antiperspirants, non-stick cookware and vaccine adjuvants. Learn more about how to detox aluminum.
Avoid flu vaccinations
Many flu vaccines contain both mercury and aluminum.
Avoid statins and anticholinergic drugs
Drugs that block acetylcholine, a nervous system neurotransmitter, have been shown to increase your risk of dementia. These drugs include certain nighttime pain relievers, antihistamines, sleep aids, certain antidepressants, medications to control incontinence and certain narcotic pain relievers.
Statin drugs are particularly problematic because they suppress the synthesis of cholesterol, deplete your brain of coenzyme Q10, vitamin K2 and neurotransmitter precursors.
Challenge your mind daily
Researchers suspect that mental challenge helps to build your brain, making it less susceptible to the lesions associated with Alzheimer's.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

SB18 Bill Will Allow Authorities To Enter Unvaccinated Kids Homes
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California has passed the controversial SB18 bill, allowing state authorities to enter unvaccinated children's homes in order to assess the child's safety.
SB18 is a law that forces parents to adhere to and comply with the government's definition of what is "appropriate" practice when it comes to raising children. Failure to comply with "appropriate" practises, including going against "evidence-based" medical recommendations, can put parents at risk of losing their children.
At first blush, the amendments' defining details of SB18 — which is being pushed by Big Pharma whipping boy Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) — appear altruistic in nature, utilizing language that attempts to swaddle political overreach in soothing terms like "child bill of rights." However when taking a closer look, the amendments contain strangely redundant policy that seems to be seeking laws for innocuous rights that already exist, which begs the question, what is the real purpose for this legislation?
For example, section 1 defines the "right for a child's parents to obtain employment opportunities that promote healthy balance between work and life." While an obvious statement, are laws currently on the books that do NOT allow parents to promote healthy balance between work and life? Do we really need a law that says this, and does it mean that the state of California will have the right to decide if your job is acceptable enough for you to parent your children?
Moreover, the repeated use of the term "evidence-based" guidelines suggest if parents don't follow their guidelines they will fall under scrutiny via "home visitation programs." While the amendments use the term "voluntary" to describe participation in these said visitation programs, what happens if you don't agree to do so?  Why is Jim Steyer to decide the standards which will take away the rights of parents to make decisions about their lives and the lives of their children?  These are the very serious questions that are going unanswered.
One section in particular that is especially alarming is section 1c, which is as follows:
The rights of a child's parents to access evidence-based, voluntary home visitation programs such as comprehensive, coordinated home services that are offered to support positive parenting and improve outcomes for families including: improved maternal and child health, prevention of child injuries, child abuse and maltreatment and reduction of emergency department visits, improvement in school readiness and achievement, reduction in crime or domestic violence, improvements in family economic self-sufficiency and improvements in the coordination and referrals for other community resources and support.
Although it is written in legalistic language it is easy to see exactly what Steyer, Pan & company are really saying: Parents must, because a child has rights, allow authorities to implement home visitations to assess living conditions in order to implement medical/educational/occupational and technological standards coordinated with multiple agencies in order to ensure that parents comply with standards as set forth by the state.
"This legislation is frightening on so many levels, and is especially horrific to members of the vaccine-injured community," said Michelle Ford, President and founder of the Vaccine Injury Awareness League (www.V-IAL.org).
"To imply that parents may have to submit to an in-home visitation program because they may be seeking an alternative to ‘evidence-based theories,' which could easily be bought science such as mandatory vaccinations, is an outrage," said Ford, "which is exactly what SB18 is saying. Furthermore, if any of these bureaucrats took one second to understand the life of a vaccine-injured child, which often includes complex diagnoses like tics, head banging and seizures, and what that family goes through when attempting to address these complexities, they would stop this continued push for Californians to comply with a medical utopia that simply does not exist, and instead look at the harm they are causing by injuring children through their egoistic negligence."
Ford goes on to point out that in the early stages of vaccine injury, parents often seek emergency medical treatment in order to treat and diagnose the horrible symptoms often associated with vaccine injury.  Subjecting families to increased scrutiny of in-home visits during such a stressful time while parents are simply trying to get their heads around what has happened to their kid is unconscionable.
"It definitely paves the way for egregious acts of medical kidnapping and other abuses," said Ford.
While no one can argue that helping families who are at risk is an important and noble cause, overreaching by taking away the rights of the whole in the name of protecting a few is bad policy making.
Moreover, introduction of this legislation is confusing given that the state already has a department of child protective services which in California has an annual budget of $314 million for 2016-2017 alone. How does introducing additional restrictions on parental decision making without factoring in services that are already available and are possibly misappropriated, in the best interest of the state?
As we have continued to see increased cases of medical kidnapping and aggressive overreach of the medical system and the marriage of scientific opinion to laws in the United States, parents in California may be seeing a trend first hand that is going to be played out in the rest of the nation. Especially since 134 vaccine mandates have been introduced in this legislative session, indicating the trend for political mandates of your child's standard of care is nowhere near slowing down.
Many have speculated that SB18 is a part of Agenda 21 and Healthy People 2020 — U.N. and U.S.-based initiatives, respectively, that are designed to corral populations into the inner cities and enforce a standard of care across the board that will implement controls that enable governments to manage portions of the population based on their standards and not the choices of the individual.
In the meantime, concerned constituents should raise their voices now in California with their lawmakers, before SB18 and the Steyer brothers tell you how to raise your kids.