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- 228 pages
- A Bad Reaction
- Sarah Bridges
- 14 November 2015 Sarah Bridges
[PDF / Epub] ☀ A Bad Reaction By Sarah Bridges – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk A mother’s story of raising an autistic son navigating the vaccine court and confronting the widespread denial of a link between vaccines and autismAt four months old Porter Bridges went in for his A mother’s story of raising an autistic son navigating the vaccine court and confronting the widespread denial of a link between vaccines and autismAt four months old Porter Bridges went in for his well baby checkup and received an array of vaccines That night he spiked a degree fever and had a two hour grand mal seizure He was rushed to the hospital where A Bad eBook Æ doctors struggled to stabilize him while his family paced the halls waiting to hear if he was conscious Though no one could know it at the time Porter’s hospitalization marked the start of a terrifying and tragic decline in his health and the health of his family And while the effects of Porter’s reaction would take years to fully develop the cause was never in doubt—Porter’s hospital record reads “Brain injury from pertussis vaccine” Cognitive dissonance is the psychology term for that ueasy feeling we get when things just don’t line up Here are the facts Porter is a healthy infant one moment and has brain damage the next The CDC says vaccines are always safe but the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program awards Porter’s family millions of dollars to pay for his pertussis injury The CDC sends a press release saying vaccines never cause autism That afternoon government funds pay for Porter’s autism therapy He goes three times a week A Bad Reaction is a personal journey—sometimes painful sometimes funny It confronts the dissonance between what the government tells us about the vaccine autism link and its secret payments compensating the vaccine injured It tackles broader issues such as individual versus government responsibility the conflicts of interest in vaccination safety research and the balance of individual and collective good Vaccines hold the special distinction of being the only mandated drugs all children receive and have saved innumerable lives They also have safety risks This book is about one of those “negative outcomes” His name is PorterSkyhorse Publishing along with our Arcade Good books Sports Publishing and Yucca imprints is proud to publish a broad range of biographies autobiographies and memoirs Our list includes biographies on well known historical figures like Benjamin Franklin Nelson Mandela and Alexander Graham Bell as well as villains from history such as Heinrich Himmler John Wayne Gacy and O J Simpson We have also published survivor stories of World War II memoirs about overcoming adversity first hand tales of adventure and much While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.