Vaccines, Autoimmunity and Childhood Health

August 17, 2018
Hosted by Susan Downs, MD

[Download MP3] [itunes] [Bookmark Episode]

Guest Information

Episode Description

Over the past 50 years, rates of chronic illness, learning disabilities, and allergies in children have exploded--1 in 6 children has a diagnosed learning disorder, 1 in 50 has autism attributes these rising numbers to the US current vaccination policy. In his new book, Vaccines, Auto-Immunity, and the Assault on Childhood, Dr. Cowan shows how childhood illnesses, which help children to develop a robust immune system. With vaccines, the development of natural immunity is not supported. In addition, vaccines contain adjuvants which are toxic substances. Dr. Cowan discusses how the increasing array of vaccinations can have adverse effects on children's health. He advocates a balanced dialogue on these issues.

Occupy Health

Occupy Health

Friday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel

Occupy Health provides leading edge health information to allow you to take proactive steps towards optimal health. We help you look under the hood to find the underlying contributing causes to illness. We also interview health and functional medicine experts to provide answers to questions and to arm you with questions for your health provider. Tune in to Occupy Health, broadcasting every Friday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

  • Snag
  • ecard
  • Bookmark and Share
Susan Downs, MD

Susan Downs, MD

Dr. Susan is boarded in Integrative Medicine and in Psychiatry, is a certified IFM practitioner and certified in the American Academy of Antiaging Medicine. She works at the University of California, San Francisco and is on the Psychiatry Consultant Registry (UK). She has Masters Degrees in engineering from MIT and Stanford and a Masters in Public Health from Loma Linda Medical Center.

Based between San Francisco and Bloomsbury (London), she is the president of the cutting edge, Silicon Valley Health Institute (SVHI), has worked in ten countries and studied many healing modalities. Previously, she worked for the NHS in the UK, was an assistant professor at INSEAD (European School for Business Administration), and was a foreign service officer managing alternative energy projects in Asia. She is also a film-maker with two multi award winning films on health. Her interests include medicine, economics, spirituality and making the world a better place.

  • Snag
  • ecard
  • Bookmark and Share