2017: The Year of the Toxins

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2017: The Year of the Toxins

Postby Pyrrho » Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:18 pm

Or something.

http://www.cleveland.com/lyndhurst-sout ... id_to.html

I am tired of all the nonsense we as American citizens are being fed while big business - and the government - continue to ignore the health and well-being of the fine people in this country. Why am I all fired up, you ask?

I, like everyone else, took the advice of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - the government - and received a flu shot. I chose to receive the preservative free vaccine, thinking I did not want any thimerasol (i.e. mercury) that the "regular" flu vaccine contains.

Makes sense, right? Why would any of us want to be injected with mercury if it can potentially cause harm? However, what I did not realize is that the preservative-free vaccine contains formaldehyde.

WHAT? How can you call it preservative-free, yet still put a preservative in it? And worse yet, formaldehyde is a known carcinogen. Yet, here we are, being lined up like cattle and injected with an unsafe product. Within 12 hours of receiving the vaccine, I was in bed feeling miserable and missed two days of work with a terrible cough and body aches.

My anger actually stems from a constant toxic burden that is contributing to the chronic disease epidemic. And yet the government continues to talk out of both sides of its mouth. We want our citizens to be healthy and take full advantage of the best healthcare system in the world (so we think), yet we don't treat our bodies with the love and attention they deserve.

The author is an MD at the Cleveland Clinic, specifically: Dr. Daniel Neides is the Medical Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute.

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Re: 2017: The Year of the Toxins

Postby sparks » Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:49 pm

Can't fix stupid.

(Well, you can. But that's another topic.)
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Re: 2017: The Year of the Toxins

Postby shemp » Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:56 pm

I poked around their website a bit. I didn't spend too much time, but from what I saw, Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute smells like a holistic clinic.
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Re: 2017: The Year of the Toxins

Postby Bruce » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:04 am

My body deserves love and attention.
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Re: 2017: The Year of the Toxins

Postby Anaxagoras » Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:13 am

Good grief.

Say they didn't use any kind of preservative. What would the shelf life be?

Also, Wiki has this to say about formaldehyde:

Formaldehyde and its adducts are ubiquitous in living organisms. It is formed in the metabolism of endogenous amino acids and is found in the bloodstream of humans and other primates at concentrations of approximately 0.1 millimolar.[17] Experiments in which animals are exposed to an atmosphere containing isotopically labeled formaldehyde have demonstrated that even in deliberately exposed animals, the majority of formaldehyde-DNA adducts found in non-respiratory tissues are derived from endogenously produced formaldehyde.[18]

Formaldehyde does not accumulate in the environment, because it is broken down within a few hours by sunlight or by bacteria present in soil or water. Humans metabolize formaldehyde quickly, so it does not accumulate, converting it to formic acid in the body.[citation needed]

Still, it is considered to be a probable human carcinogen, and is toxic in large enough quantities.
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Re: 2017: The Year of the Toxins

Postby Grammatron » Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:11 pm

shemp wrote:I poked around their website a bit. I didn't spend too much time, but from what I saw, Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute smells like a holistic clinic.

The clinic sort-of disavowed him but definitely disavowed his statement.

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Re: 2017: The Year of the Toxins

Postby Doctor X » Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:56 pm

Or evidence-based medicine as a whole.

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