Monthly Archives: November 2015

Dr Kevin Coleman – the antivaxers’ champion

Dr Kevin Coleman is a general practitioner at Tuggerah Medical Centre, on the New South Wales Central Coast. Coleman publicly lists his medical employment history on his Facebook profile, including his current position at Tuggerah Medical Centre: Pay particular attention to the … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 65 – another CAA AVN supporter

[Originally published as Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 15 – another CAA AVN supporter] Over two years ago, on August 8 2013, the Chiropractic Board of Australia issued a press release announcing it was “cracking down” on anti-vaccination misinformation from chiropractors: The Chiropractic … Continue reading

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Tristan Wells of the AVN calls for the execution of vaccine workers

On June 23 2015 I wrote a post highlighting the violent rhetoric and the incitement of violence – using the dehumanisation of public health advocates, journalists, and politicians – which is common in the anti-vaccination and anti-fluoride movements. Please see: … Continue reading

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Esther Rockett needs our help to raise funds to fight cult censorship

Esther Rockett has been a vocal, legitimate critic of the cult, Universal Medicine, for a few years. Esther’s concerns about the conduct of the cult are based on her personal experience whilst undergoing what she describes as a disturbing treatment … Continue reading

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Flinders University nursing lecturer an anti-vaccine, anti-fluoride activist

We often wonder how it comes to pass that so many nurses and midwives end up being anti-vaccine activists. How does someone who goes through a whole university course of evidence-based learning end up rejecting the evidence behind immunisation? It … Continue reading

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University of Wollongong antivax PhD student champions neonatal haemorrhaging

Of all the anti-vaccine lies; of all the perfidy of the anti-vaccination movement; of all the direct threats to public health they pose; those who argue against the administration of neonatal Vitamin K are right up there amongst the most … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 64 – helping the AVN scare and misinform

[Originally published as Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 14 – helping the AVN scare and misinform] Immunisation is a healthcare topic which is outside of the scope of practise for Australian chiropractors. Even the evidence-challenged Chiropractors’ Association of Australia was forced kicking and screaming … Continue reading

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Catherine Hughes awarded 2016 WA Young Australian of the Year!

There is dust everywhere. It’s in both of my eyes. I hear from friends all over the country that the dust is there, as well. That damn dust. From the Australian of the Year Awards Facebook page: “As Riley lay … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine representatives disgrace themselves at Federal Senate Inquiry Public Hearing

On November 2 2015 this senate committee public hearing took place, in Brisbane: Community Affairs Legislation Committee – 02/11/2015 – Social Services Legislation Amendment (No Jab, No Pay) Bill 2015. The public hearing kicked off at 0900 hours, with the five … Continue reading

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