Absurd mainstream media misses the target again

In the wake of the latest mass shooting, mainstream media around the world is focused and outraged once more over Americans and the Second Amendment. And by doing so they are committing a great disservice to the public, victims and future victims of such tragedies—totally missing and ignoring what should be the real target. What could be more […]

Bullet Point Health News

Much of the following information has long been known by natural health advocates. What makes them interesting now is that these health issues are finally being admitted by government health agencies and discussed in the mainstream media. *Increased heroin use in U.S. linked to prescription drugs Heroin use in the U.S. has surged 63 percent […]

Mixture of ‘safe’ chemicals may trigger cancer

A new study concluded that at least one in 5 cancers may be caused by exposure to ‘safe’ everyday chemicals in the environment that have nothing to do with genetics and/or food and other personal lifestyle choices. The study, undertaken by a taskforce of 174 scientists from 28 countries originated under the auspices of the […]

Some docs reap rich cash crop from Big Pharma

Can you imagine your specialist being paid $594,663 by Big Pharma in one year to promote their products, tests and treatments? That’s how much New Hampshire nephrologist Ana Stankovic ‘earned’ in 2014, according to ProPublica’s Dollars for Docs interactive data base. Stankovic  declined to make comments, but is listed on her website as Vice Chief of Staff at […]

How safe are nutritional supplements?

2014 and 2015 appear to be record years for attacks against nutritional supplements. Currently 14 state attorneys general, a handful of congressmen, and a lobby of pharmacuetical companies are all calling for heavier regulations due to the “danger” of supplements. Of course the mainstream media—heavily funded by pharmaceutical advertising—is always quick to repeat any negative […]

Is ADHD an invention, or is it real?

Radio host/ philosopher Joe Rogan recently conducted an interesting interview with psychological expert Andrew Hill, PhD, about the growing ‘problem’ of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. Is ADHD real, or simply an inventive diagnosis requiring a drug to subdue and induce conformity in bored, active or artistic children? ‘Attention deficit’ implies there is something wrong with […]

Big-Pharma mind-altering drug use: where and why?

Every day, about 19 percent of Americans take one or more mind-altering drugs, according to a new poll from Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. But some states have more users than others. W.Virginia tops the American list with 3 of 10 people taking drugs that sound much more innocent than Oxycontin or Oxycodone, but are mind/mood-altering just the same. […]

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* Broccoli compound for prostate cancer?—New research has identified one of the key cancer-fighting mechanisms for sulforaphane (found in cruciferous vegetables). The research indicates that this much studied phytochemical may be able to move beyond cancer prevention and toward therapeutic use for advanced prostate cancer. The study suggests that a suforaphane compound may alter gene […]

To vaccinate… or not to vaccinate

To vaccinate—or not to vaccinate, that is the question. The pro and con forces continue to grow, in both number and heat, and the debate doesn’t look like ending anytime soon. The recent measles outbreaks, fueled by media voices suggesting they may have been caused by those who refused vaccination, has resulted in near-hysteria by some pro […]

Anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia, Alzheimer’s

BBC.com reports that some of the most common treatments for depression, hay fever, bladder control and insomnia may cause an increased risk of developing dementia. Researchers at the University of Washington tracked 3,434 seniors for eight years, carefully monitoring their use of drugs such as the sleep remedy Nytol and the antihistamines Benadryl and Piriton, […]