Pharmacists in North Carolina can now dispense and administer certain medications, including some forms of hormonal birth control, without a prescription, according to a state law that went into effect Feb. 1. Both self-administered oral contraception (birth control pills) and transdermal contraception (birth control patches) are available. House Bill 96 also gives immunizing pharmacists expanded […]
“God has gifted humans with the knowledge, the ability and the science to help prevent the spread of infections, as well as COVID.”
“Yet here we have a vaccine policy that rewards seniors while those at risk in our retail, restaurant and service sectors are told they have to wait.”
“Mandatory edicts regarding substances to be injected into any person’s body is a concern not only for parents, but for everyone.”
“It is way more than a coincidence that the rate of many neurological disorders in our children has increased dramatically since 1989, including autism, tics, sleep disorders, ADHD/ADD, speech and language issues, and other “unspecified developmental delays.” The numbers are staggering!”
“Christian Scientists normally rely on prayer for healing. It’s a deeply considered spiritual practice and way of life that has meant a lot to us over the years. So we’ve appreciated the vaccination exemption and sought to use it conscientiously and responsibly when it has been granted.”
“Most doctors and health advocates are quick to dismiss the ever-increasing number of vaccines with toxic ingredients given to newborns and young children, yet are simultaneously incurious about uncovering the cause of skyrocketing neurodevelopmental problems affecting our children.”
I’ve written about both sides of the childhood vaccination debate as objectively as possible over the years. I’ve chosen to vaccinate my kids, but until recently, I could, at least emotionally, understand why some of my friends and acquaintances choose otherwise. However, after researching the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccinations, talking extensively to doctors about the issue and learning about the recent outbreaks of deadly, but vaccine-preventable diseases like pertussis, I’ve realized I’m no longer objective.
Buncombe County Health Center employees began distributing free seasonal flu vaccinations to area elementary schools today in an effort paid for by federal stimulus funds. The vaccinations will continue throughout the month.
I haven’t vaccinated my kids against the flu every year. My approach has been scattershot. I decided this year would be a good one to follow through on the vaccine after my daughter told me all about the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.
The family of a 9-year-old Georgia girl announced Thursday that they’d won a settlement from a federal fund that compensates people injured by vaccines. The news has thrilled Asheville activists who have been fighting for a government admission that there are potential problems with vaccines.