Category Archive: Vaccination

Oct 12 2013

Not the Ducks – A Dissection of Quackery

Lynne McTaggart’s making some  waves out there in the anti-Medicine movement. For those who are unaware, Lynne leveraged her wide variety of skills into becoming one of the anti-medical lobby’s spokesmen. She’s the author of What Doctors Don’t Tell You and also runs a site. Needless to say? She’s a pretty big deal among the …

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Aug 26 2013

Not the Ducks – Measles Doesn’t Believe in Your God

It’s rather weird to think of the Measles as a deadly killer. In fact the problem is it’s not. The chance of you dying from a Measles infection is very very low. But the fact of the matter is simple. Measles was once one of the biggest killers on the planet. More feared than Polio …

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Aug 13 2013

Not the Ducks – Bad Choices

This one comes from the Concord Monitor and is by a worker at a Chiropractic Clinic called Stephanie Mills.

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Aug 04 2013

I Get Mail – Pertussis Porkies

“The trickiest thing with this vaccine is something called Original Antigenic Sin. To give a very simplified explanation, the immune response to the vaccine is incomplete and therefore the vaccinated can still carry and transmit the bacteria. This may also explain why vaccination “immunity” doesn’t last as long as natural immunity. What makes it really …

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Jul 28 2013

Risky Business


“Avi! Why do you dislike missionaries?”

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Jul 14 2013

A Change of Opinion

A new article in Time magazine has some rather fun news for skeptics.

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Jun 21 2013

Do Not Engage

For those who are more into the skeptical side of “A Million Gods” and let’s face it, I am kind of the jack of all trades of FTB with no “real” emphasis. Well apart from when I need to cut lose on a medical topic! If you are aware of this there is a list …

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Jun 17 2013

Tetanus? Schmetanus!!!

Part of the anti-vaccine movement’s strength is that the majority of diseases we vaccinate for are thankfully rare these days. So it’s easy for them to say “Oh! That thing? Yeah it’s harmless! Proper diet and cleanliness is what you need! Not those doctors and their knives! Bloody scaremongerers! Don’t you know they are rich! …

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Jun 16 2013

An Idiot’s Guide To – Tetanus

This is a project I wanted to do for a while. Basically? Anti-Vax vs. Vaccination is a major problem in a large part of the developing world. Quackery movements in general are meshed together. And as I always say, the best ammunition against them is education. So I figure we should discuss some common diseases. …

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Jun 04 2013

Fear of the Crab

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