Posts tagged "vaccines"

Man Bets €100,000 That Measles Isn’t Real, Court Orders Him To Pay Up

Four years ago, German biologist Stefan Lanka made a pledge on his website stating that he would pay €100,000 (which is about $106,300) to anyone who could prove to him that measles was a virus and not--as he believed it was a "psychosomatic illness" and that people became ill after traumatic separations. I'm just gonna leave thi…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 13, 2015

Watch Elizabeth Warren Bust Rand Paul’s Balls While Asking About Vaccines

Certified bad ass Elizabeth Warren took some time out of a Senate hearing today to have a lovely chat with Anne Schuchat, the CDC’s director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases about the basic facts of vaccines. Warren asked her a series of questions--including, delightfully, whether or not vaccines cause "profound mental disorders"…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 11, 2015

HPV Vaccines Don’t Turn Teen Girls Into Nymphomaniacs, Says Study

It's always something with people and vaccines. When the HPV vaccine first hit the market, there was a lot of fretting from some circles that giving teenage girls the vaccine would turn them into wanton sluts, or that the vaccine itself was unnecessary, because HPV could be avoided by women just not having sex. One of…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 9, 2015

Anti-Vaxxers Turn Disneyland Into Measleland!

They say it's the happiest place on earth, but it's recently made a lot of people pretty miserable. An measles outbreak originating at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, in mid-December, has now been traced to at least 22 cases of the infectious disease. Of those infected, 12 were unvaccinated, four were vaccinated, and six didn't know…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 13, 2015

Did Vaccines Give YOUR Child The Gay? Morons Investigate!

Are you concerned that measles, mumps and rubella aren't the only things your child is being vaccinated against? Could the same shot that immunizes your daughter against deadly viruses also be immunizing her against the dick? Could that shot in the butt you got as a kid cause you to crave even more shots i…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / December 19, 2014

This Isn’t The First Swine Flu Outbreak We’ve Had

The above documentary by CBS's "60 Minutes" discusses the swine flu epidemic of 1976 and the federal government-sponsored inoculations that possibly caused 500 people to get Guillain-Barré syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes the body's immune system to attack the peripheral nervous system. At first, sufferers feel a tingling sensation in the legs, but weakne…

By: Annika Harris / November 18, 2009

Men Are Unlikely To Protect Themselves, Or Their Partners, From HPV

An HPV vaccine for men is likely to be approved in the next year, but according to a recent study, men are fairly unlikely to get the shot, even if told it would help protect their female partners against cervical cancer. Sadly, we’re not surprised. Many men won’t sport a rubber to protect themselves and

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 5, 2009

Gardasil Has Been Gettin’ Some Haters

The Human Papillomavirus, aka HPV, can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. And now it's possible that the vaccine that guards against HPV, Gardasil, may cause death. Around the world, 11 girls, as young as the age of 11, have died after receiving the shots, and about another 1,700 have reported complications which include fainting…

By: Simcha / June 25, 2008

Quick Pic: Jim Carrey & Jenny McCarthy Share A Picturesque Embrace

The funny couple were marching on Capitol Hill, in support of a cause dear to Jenny's heart -- eliminating the toxins from children's vaccines. McCarthy has said she believes her son developed autism from vaccines he received as a baby. [Washington D.C., 6/4/08]…

By: The Frisky / June 4, 2008