About Richard

Richard Lanigan 57 is the parent of four children, he was awarded a Masters in Health Promotion at Brunell University in 2004 he has practiced chiropractic at his practice Spinal Joint in Kingston Upon Thames since 1996 providing care for thousands of children

Mandatory Vaccination! Propaganda, peddled by hacks who won’t speak to “antivaxxers”?

Secretary of State for Health; Matt Hancock told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “We need to consider all options. Failure to vaccinate when there isn’t a good reason is wrong. Those people who campaign against vaccination are campaigning against science, and he would not rule out the option of compulsory vaccinations. … Continue reading

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Sixty years after BMJ told us Measles was a “mild infection”, what changed?

In January February 1959 there was a measles epidemic in the UK, 41,000 cases. No one died according to the British Medical Journal and there were very few complications associated with the infection. My best friend Joey and I avoided catching it in that epidemic even though our parents tried, … Continue reading

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“Physcical sciences” expert; David Robert Grimes, stops discussion when I point out side effects of HPV vaccine?

Yesterday March 4 was HPV awareness day, those viruses you often come into contact when you are not in a monogamous relationship. Most of us come in contact with this virus at some point in our lives and dont develop cervical cancer because there are other risk factors Smoking Having … Continue reading

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Better to walk alone, than go with the crowd in the wrong direction: Medicalising children’s “health”

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  A few months ago I was contacted by a journalist from Triangle news agency about an article I had written on this blog explaining the reasons why; “we chose not to vaccinate our children”   I agreed to do an interview, which was publised in  a Sunday People article on August 5th. The … Continue reading

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How can one size vaccine, fit all sizes of people ???

I was the kid in class always asking the difficult questions, my parents immigrated to the UK in 1955 a time of prejudice and discrimination. My family lived in one of the houses that accepted “Irish, Blacks and Dogs”. Perhaps that is why, I have always found righteous “know all’s” … Continue reading

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HPV vaccine Gardasil, prevents genital warts in sexually active children, there is no evidence that it prevents cervical cancer

On Friday June 10, my daughter came home from school very upset. We had not given consent for the Gardasil HPV vaccine that is being administered at the school this week and her friends told her she would get cervical cancer. The view of her 12 year old friends is … Continue reading

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How Infection helps the Immune System

Prevention of infectious diseases is seen universally as beneficial to the health of society. Typhoid fever a contagion whose deadly swirlcould decimate entire districts in weeks, melted away as the putrid water supplies of several cities were cleansed. Tuberculosis the infamous “white plague” of the nineteenth century was vanishing its … Continue reading

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Does the flu vaccine actually work? Pharmaceutical Industry has too much influence on Government health policy.

An interesting article in today’s Daily Mail about the Flu Vaccine, I have taken the meat off the bone so forgive my “Bias”.  The article states; The NHS spends around £100 million a year on the national flu jab campaign, but now a leading expert suggests it’s a waste of … Continue reading

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Another child in a Million, another vaccine?

If you are researching about vaccines one comment you will often hear is that the the risk from a vaccine is “one in a million”. Its never explained how the reach this figure and how its the same for all vaccines. When Vera Duffy got in touch with the chief … Continue reading

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Flu jab given to millions is ‘almost useless’ – Channel 4 News

The flu vaccine given to millions of Britons turns out to be almost entirely ineffective, with only 3 per cent of cases showing any useful effect. A GP friend told me how she felt embarrassed trying to encourage people to have it as the have Government targets which they have to … Continue reading

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