37% of measles cases analyzed in the US in 2015 were caused by the MMR vaccine

By Arjun WaliaSeptember 12, 2020 What Happened: A study published in 2017 in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology found that “During the measles outbreak in California in 2015, a large number of suspected cases occurred in recent vaccinees. Of the 194 measles sequences obtained in the United States in 2015, 73 were identified as vaccine sequences…” The authors developed […]

First Nation calls for equitable health-care access following death of Joyce Echaquan

Jillian Kestler-D’Amours, The Canadian Press  Mon Nov 16 2020 13:36:27 MONTREAL — Sipi Flamand says it’s long overdue that Quebec guarantees equal access to health care for Indigenous peoples in the province. Flamand, vice-chief of Manawan, an Atikamekw community about 250 kilometres north of Montreal, helped craft a list of recommendations submitted Monday to the […]

Pesticide mixtures harm health even when each pesticide is present at “safe” levels

New study challenges regulatory assumptions and practices. Report by Claire Robinson Mixtures of pesticide residues commonly found in foods in the EU can have adverse effects on health even when each individual pesticide is present at a level considered safe by regulators, a new study shows. The study also found that the use of molecular analytical techniques […]