Thimerosal: Let the Science Speak

The Evidence Supporting the Immediate Removal of Mercury?a Known Neurotoxin?from Vaccines

Foreword by Bill Posey / Introduction by Martha Herbert / Preface by Mark Hyman
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About The Book

Over a decade ago, following a sharp rise in developmental disorders such as autism and ADHD, the mercury-containing preservative Thimerosal was widely believed to have been eliminated from vaccine supplies in the US and abroad. However, dangerous quantities of Thimerosal continue to be used, posing a significant threat to public health and leading to a crisis of faith in vaccine safety.

In this groundbreaking book, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and Dr. Mark Hyman examine the research literature on Thimerosal and make a very clear statement about its potentially dangerous effects. In the past, the CDC, FDA, NIH, and AAP, as well as the US Congress, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the US Department of Agriculture, the European Medicines Agency, and the California Environmental Protection Agency have expressed concerns over the use of Thimerosal in vaccines. But despite the many voices calling for action, the media and policy makers have repeatedly failed to adequately address the issue.

Now, with Thimerosal: Let the Science Speak, the goals are to educate parents, doctors, and health policy makers; to eliminate this toxic chemical from the world’s vaccine supplies; to move toward safer alternatives; and to maintain or increase vaccination rates critical to the United States and developing nations. With safer options available, parents shouldn’t have to worry about the devastating effects of vaccinating their children.

About The Author

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is a New York Times bestselling author and one of the nation's leading environmental activists. His writing has been included in anthologies of America's best crime writing, best science writing, and best political writing. He is president of Waterkeeper Alliance, the world's largest clean water advocacy group; a professor of environmental litigation at Pace University Law School in White Plains, NY; and a senior attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Mr. Kennedy is a former Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan. He cohosts thre weekly radio show Ring of Fire.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Skyhorse (September 2015)
  • Length: 500 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781634504423

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Raves and Reviews

“Would you expose the unborn child or infant of a loved one to a vaccine containing mercury,a known neurotoxin, if you knew there were other safer alternatives? Does it make any sense that even though Thimerosal is banned as a topical antiseptic and is considered hazardous waste that can’t legally be thrown in the garbage, it is somehow safe to inject into pregnant women
and babies?” —MARK HYMAN, MD, founder and medical director, UltraWellness Center;chairman of the board, Institute for Functional Medicine

“The evidence of Thimerosal’s neurotoxicity is so overwhelming that anyone who is willing to read the science must conclude that Thimerosal can cause brain damage.” —ROBERT F. KENNEDY, JR., JD, LLM, clinical professor of environmental law; codirector, Pace University School of Law Environmental Litigation Clinic

“When vaccines contain the potent toxin mercury, they can harm public health while they protect it.This is a serious paradox and an error. I hope and implore that this book’s overwhelming scientific evidence moves us all to do whatever it takes to correct this error, because it is unnecessary,and it can and must be corrected.” —MARTHA R. HERBERT, PhD, MD, assistant professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School; pediatric neuroscientist, Massachusetts General Hospital

“Many of the CDC’s own studies have demonstrated a link between increased Thimerosal exposures and the development of vocal and motor tics, which are generally recognized as autism-like features. This alarming association has been downplayed to the public. Sadly, public health agencies’ insistence on Thimerosal’s safety has effectively inhibited objective investigations into
research misconduct and conflicts of interest within health agencies and the vaccine industry.” —CONGRESSMAN BILL POSEY, four-term congressman in Florida

“It’s no easy task to counter the well-funded astroturf campaigns and endless misinformation passed along by propagandists (and even the well-intentioned-but-misinformed). But Bobby Kennedy continues to do just that—confronting corruption, censorship, and a federal government co-opted by the pharmaceutical industry.” —SHARYL ATTKISSON, investigative journalist; author, Stonewalled

“Kennedy shows in great detail how the pharmaceutical industry has completely brainwashed the mainstream media and medical community… As the parent of an autistic child who obviously developed brain damage as a reaction to a vaccine, I ask you to throw away your preconceptions and read the facts.” —AIDAN QUINN, actor

“Would you expose the unborn child or infant of a loved one to a vaccine containing mercury,a known neurotoxin, if you knew there were other safer alternatives? Does it make any sense that even though Thimerosal is banned as a topical antiseptic and is considered hazardous waste that can’t legally be thrown in the garbage, it is somehow safe to inject into pregnant women
and babies?” —MARK HYMAN, MD, founder and medical director, UltraWellness Center;chairman of the board, Institute for Functional Medicine

“The evidence of Thimerosal’s neurotoxicity is so overwhelming that anyone who is willing to read the science must conclude that Thimerosal can cause brain damage.” —ROBERT F. KENNEDY, JR., JD, LLM, clinical professor of environmental law; codirector, Pace University School of Law Environmental Litigation Clinic

“When vaccines contain the potent toxin mercury, they can harm public health while they protect it.This is a serious paradox and an error. I hope and implore that this book’s overwhelming scientific evidence moves us all to do whatever it takes to correct this error, because it is unnecessary,and it can and must be corrected.” —MARTHA R. HERBERT, PhD, MD, assistant professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School; pediatric neuroscientist, Massachusetts General Hospital

“Many of the CDC’s own studies have demonstrated a link between increased Thimerosal exposures and the development of vocal and motor tics, which are generally recognized as autism-like features. This alarming association has been downplayed to the public. Sadly, public health agencies’ insistence on Thimerosal’s safety has effectively inhibited objective investigations into
research misconduct and conflicts of interest within health agencies and the vaccine industry.” —CONGRESSMAN BILL POSEY, four-term congressman in Florida

“It’s no easy task to counter the well-funded astroturf campaigns and endless misinformation passed along by propagandists (and even the well-intentioned-but-misinformed). But Bobby Kennedy continues to do just that—confronting corruption, censorship, and a federal government co-opted by the pharmaceutical industry.” —SHARYL ATTKISSON, investigative journalist; author, Stonewalled

“Kennedy shows in great detail how the pharmaceutical industry has completely brainwashed the mainstream media and medical community… As the parent of an autistic child who obviously developed brain damage as a reaction to a vaccine, I ask you to throw away your preconceptions and read the facts.” —AIDAN QUINN, actor

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