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Vaccinations To Be Compulsory?

Child being vaccinatedJust now on the twelve o’clock BBC news I heard that Sir Sandy Macara, former chairman of the British Medical Association, thinks that children should not be allowed to enter school when they have not been immunised. It also made headlines in today’s Guardian.

Immunisation is not compulsory in the UK. However, Welsh health minister Edwina Hart is looking at ways to make MMR vaccinations compulsory. There have been a number of serious oubreaks of measles in Wales the past years. Read more of this post

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for Cancer or Autism: Don’t Try This at Home

HBOT chamberOn April 15 we had a post on Jenny McCarthy claiming that HBOT (Hyperbaric Oxyen Therapy) is able to cure and prevent cancer. However, there is no evidence for this claim whatsoever. 

Other claims about alternative use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy include that it helps patients with autism, but again, there is no scientific evidence to support these claims

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