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Chronic Disease on the Rise

Quiet-Sick-Zone-779020 Read the full report HERE from Safer Chemicals Healthy Families.

Chronic disease is on the rise.

More than 30 years of environmental health studies have led to a growing consensus that chemicals are playing a role in the incidence and prevalence of many diseases and disorders in our country, including:

•Leukemia, brain cancer, and other childhood cancers, which have increased by more than 20% since 1975.[2]

•Breast cancer, which went up by 40% between 1973 and 1998.[3] While breast cancer rates have declined since 2003, a woman’s lifetime risk of breast cancer is now one in eight, up from one in ten in 1973.[4]

•Asthma, which approximately doubled in prevalence between 1980 and 1995 and has stayed at the elevated rate.[5][6]

•Difficulty in conceiving and maintaining a pregnancy affected 40% more women in 2002 than in 1982. The incidence of reported difficulty has almost doubled in younger women, ages 18–25.[7][8][9]

•The birth defect resulting in undescended testes, which has increased 200% between 1970 and 1993.[10]

•Autism, the diagnosis of which has increased more than 10 times in the last 15 years.[11]

Comments

Benedetta

Well said Julie!

JulieC

The problem that I have with this theory of it's just more environmental chemicals and not vaccines is that wouldn't we see the cases of autism rising at the same rate as the increased chemical use instead of w/ the increased vaccine schedule? So shouldn't the cases of autism have started to skyrocket as early as the sixites when there were little to no environnmental regulations? I am old enough to remember using leaded gasoline, pencils, DDT, and mercurochrome instead of Bactine and the first kid I ever knew with autism was my daughter who was born in 1998 and fully vaccinated.

TJ

Also:

Mothers are giving birth to lighter babies in the U.S., and no one is quite sure why.


http://online.wsj.com/article/SB20001424052748704423204575017471267586344.html

OnTheRise

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Lots and lots of very bad health conditions are on the rise. In addition to the list in the article above, how about these (and I know there are more, this was just a quick look-see):

Obesity

Diabetes

Premature birth

Caesarian section

Complications of ear infections

Breast cancer in males

Dementia in aging populations, and "early onset" Alzheimer's in particular

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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In 2004, the British Medical Journal reported that "Among adults, rates have now reached levels higher than before the vaccination programme was introduced" -- the following is from a press release about that article.


HIB INFECTIONS ON THE RISE IN ADULTS DESPITE CHILD VACCINATION PROGRAMME

Cases of the Hib infection (haemophilus influenzae type b) among children and adults have risen in recent years, despite a vaccination programme which initially proved successful, say researchers in this week's BMJ.

The Hib vaccine became part of the routine immunisation programme for babies in 1992, cutting deaths from the disease amongst children significantly and reducing infection rates. In 1992 for instance 21.91 cases per 100,000 children were reported, dropping to 0.65 by 1998.

Adults – most of whom were not immunised – also benefited, with Hib infections in the population at large also dropping – from 0.17 cases per 100,000 to 0.03 in the same period. Although infection in adults is rare, infection rates are higher among the age groups in regular contact with children, suggesting that adults usually catch infection from these young children, say the authors.

From 1998 however Hib cases in children started to rise significantly, mostly among those who were immunised in the programme as babies – though infection rates remain well below those seen before vaccination was introduced.

Among adults, rates have now reached levels higher than before the vaccination programme was introduced (0.27 cases per 100,000 in 2003, compared with 0.17 in 1992.)

Cite:
Trends in Haemophilus influenzae type b infections in adults in England and Wales: surveillance study
BMJ Volume 329, pp.655-8

Dr. L'Hommedieu

One problem I have with this health report is that it merely serves as a 34 year damage report without its data having provided any significant early intervention and solutions in prior years to prevent further harm.

The other problem I have with it is the potential distraction strategy behind it. At a time when more parents and doctors are recognizing the potential harm of toxic elements such as mercury and aluminum in vaccines and more vaccines are being delayed or shunned altogether, there is a concerted effort to charge chemicals as the perpetrator for the rising epidemic of ASD. Yes, chemicals can and do create the same neurological dysfunctions and destructions as toxic metals, but this is a strategy to distract the public away from the major culprit, which is the early exposure of a developing nervous system to ethyl mercury and aluminum.

This emphasis shifting to more of an environmental chemical angle I’ve been noticing over the last several months introduces credibility in the public eye to continue to exonerate these agencies from vaccine damage; while at the same time it provides an image of coming closer to understanding the possible cause for these neurological issues. It also provides an escape from the better diagnosis angle, which has been crumbling fast. Notice they’re always running from one angle to the next while always skipping over, under and around the ethyl mercury issue.

Unfortunately for them, mercury is the number one toxic metal candidate that fits the I.D. of the neurological perpetrator perfectly, so major players are required for the continued cover-up. That’s not difficult when there’s a list of 80,000 chemicals. A list that large pretty much guarantees it will be impossible to point to any one or more specific chemicals that could induce ASD, ADHD, etc., and that’s the idea: Tie it up in more ‘scientific’ research. But if they can’t make the obvious mercury/autism connection I wouldn’t count on them associating chemical compounds either, at least not soon. I wonder how they will test every possible combination of chemicals at different proportions; simply impossible, and that’s the point.

They just stall for more time to continue their spectacular profits, along with sponsoring the emergent feeble health of our children’s minds and bodies.

Kathy Blanco

One of the things that people don't get, that the underlayment of health is a toxic free body. A toxic body, is an oopen invitation for disruption of chemical reactions, proteins and enzymes needed to make your brain and gut work properly. Yet in the wee morning hours I found a connection between this new XMRV virus in autism and CFS thing, and the fact our kids have high androgens. High androgens come about by levels ofmercury and lead, and of course endocrine disruptors like BPA. Androgen receptors just love the XMRV virus, so if you have androgen problems, the XMRV virus explodes essentially, replicating in all our cells and DNA. So, we are making out bodies open invitation for less ability to handle metabolic crisis's like vaccines, like viruses that should be held at bay. Our brains can only hold back so much toxic waste and or deficient diets, and our blood brain barriers are leaky once we irritate them enough. There are so many things we could to prevent this, but no one wants to implicate products, procedures (like ICC at birth), and the drugs we give out like candy. No one wants to really explore why mental illness may be an infection gone rampid, or that our kids are biomedically a mess? No one wants to know, some do, like in parents who have a vested interest in the why of autism. But what do I get today in an email? How worms can tell us something about autism (AS)....plueez....I had enough worms in my lifetime in my child's stools....it's time to really get at the meat of this matter. Can we not ask now, what science has now brought down our kids? Plastics, fluroide, MSG anyone? Vaccines to oblivion?

bensmyson

All this when our technology has increased tremendously and supposed education on early detection and preventative medicine is unprecedented. we know more about health and how to take care of ourselves than ever before, we have drugs and radiation and bodyscanners we didnt have before and yet...

we are sicker than ever.

Parent

Canaries in the coal mine . . .

These types of stories are why I get so frustrated with people who pooh-pooh the vaccination rate increases since the early 90's ("gee - we don't see a two or three-fold increase in disease!" - Ummm . . . yes we do!).

Jack

"The birth defect resulting in undescended testes, which has increased 200% between 1970 and 1993.[10]"

I'd like to hear the better diagnosis explaination for this one.

Silly peds that couldn't count to two?

A hidden horde of men that never understood the phrase "kicked in the balls" when they only had one and thought that was normal?

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