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Deirdre's Book Pick Of The Week

 

  How To Prevent Autism by Dara Berger - The statistics are alarming and become more so every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 children have been identified with an autism spectrum disorder, making it one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the United States. 

CDC Study Shows Up to 7.7 Times the Risk of Miscarriage After Influenza Vaccine: By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. - The CDC has just published a seismic study (Donahue et al. 2017 Vaccine 35:5314) linking spontaneous abortions in women to flu vaccines.  The study reviewed data for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 flu seasons.  Women vaccinated with the inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) in the 2010-2011 season were 3.7 times more likely to experience a spontaneous abortion within 28 days than women not receiving the vaccine. 

What You May Not Know About the Flu Shot: It’s “flu-shot season” again, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to push vaccines on the population (pregnant women and infants included), in a futile effort to prevent cases of influenza. Towards the end of every season, we hear from the CDC that the efficacy of the vaccine was 62% or 58% or lower. But it is even worse...

Back to School, Away from Toxins - by Deirdre Imus, August 10, 2017 - For countless American kids, back to school time means shopping for new backpacks, supplies, and outfits. For millions of families, especially those whose children have asthma and other health or learning issues, it also means ensuring that their child’s school won’t make them sicker, or interfere with their learning.   

Deirdre's Dish Picks


Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Soup - By Deirdre Imus, The Imus Ranch Cooking for Kids and Cowboys - Truly creamy and delicious, this velvety soup offers the perfect balance of vegetable and cheese flavors! The soup will keep in the refrigerator, tightly covered in a glass container, for two or three days. Reheat it over a very low flame to avoid scorching.

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    Lee Woodruff, author of "Perfectly Imperfect," Might Be Perfectly Impervious to Embarassment

    Lee Woodruff does a lot of stuff: she’s a life and family contributor for ABC’s Good Morning America; a freelance writer who recently wrote a piece about Deirdre Imus; and a member of the board of trustees for the Bob Woodruff Family Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides services to injured veterans and their families. She’s a;sp got a hunky husband and her most recent book, Perfectly Imperfect, is out in paperback. To top it all off, Woodruff is somehow still incredibly humble.

    “You are so mistaken!” she told Imus, who insisted she was glamorous. “This is your wonderful makeup artist. I’m a mom, I’m a working person, I’m an old lady. Bob knows. He wakes up to this face.”

    Something Bob no longer wakes up to, however, is his wife’s now infamous Lanz of Salzburg flannel nightgown, which she immortalized in Perfectly Imperfect in telling the story of her husband throwing it out of a window. She has since shot a YouTube video and written a song about the episode, and played some clips today for the I-Man. Her kids, she added, are appropriately mortified.

    “They should be!” Imus observed.

    Woodruff also recounts in her book taking her four children on a special White House tour when their dad was in “coma-land” after being hit by an IED explosion in Iraq.

    “Nobody was really packed for that,” she said. But it’s not like they were meeting the President or anything. Oh, wait.

    “Bush would like to meet you,” Woodruff recalled an aide telling her. So she and her motley crew were ushered into a private room, where they met the President. “I’m looking at my kids, and there is a Don King rats nest of hair…and my one daughter has sweatpants on that say ‘The End’ on the butt.”

    Woodruff’s brood now also consists of two dogs, one of which is a combination of a Shih Tzu and a Yorkshire terrier.  “My kids love that they got a Shih Tzu so they can say the first part of the word legally,” said Woodruff, claiming she tempers her trucker-like use of swear words when in the company of her children and her mother.

    Imus could not get over this, since he and his wife swear incessantly in front of their son, who does the same. “So you can’t say to him, ‘Honey, don’t drop the F-bomb,’” said Imus. “Because he looks at you like you’re crazy.”

    Which is sort of how Imus looked at his guest when she expressed her desire to give him “a big, fat, wet kiss” like she did last time. “I’ll do it again, if Deirdre will let me,” Woodruff said, laughing. “I love to make you blush.”

    Based on the candid content in Perfectly Imperfect, that’s something she seems incapable of doing herself.

    -Julie Kanfer

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