Measles vaccination campaign in Madagascar, Cases climb to 69,000 – Outbreak News Today

The measles outbreak in Madagascar has grown to a total of 68,912 cases since October, including 926 deaths, the World Health Organization in Madagascar reports (computer translated). This has prompted health officials to stage a planned three-phase vaccine response that targets more than 5 million children from 6 months to 9 years of age. After the first … Continue reading Measles vaccination campaign in Madagascar, Cases climb to 69,000 – Outbreak News Today

Autism and Scientology again | Left Brain Right Brain

Awhile ago, I wrote a post the detailed the disturbing links between the DAN! movement and scientology. It transpired that scientology – being a movement that is big on non psychiatric modes of treatments is a good fit for DAN! adherents. Both value detoxification for a range of things and it seems Scientologists have not been slow … Continue reading Autism and Scientology again | Left Brain Right Brain

Carlos Vieira: Time to Show Respect to #TheReal5150 and those living with mental illness

My stay in 2012 at Community Behavioral Health Center was not like the ones described here. Thankfully, I was able to be stabilized for suicide compulsion and got the Band Aid needed for that crisis. Many of my peers have stories that aren't so positive .(Note: this is a general statement not directed specifically to … Continue reading Carlos Vieira: Time to Show Respect to #TheReal5150 and those living with mental illness