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    Chemicals Found In Children – No Problem If You Believe Professional Denier

    Friday, February 29th, 2008

    Elizabeth Whelan, the President of the American Council on Science and Health said in response to a report by CNN about levels of dangerous chemicals being found in children “My concern about this trend about measuring chemicals in the blood is it’s leading people to believe that the mere ability to detect chemicals is the […]

    Don’t Use Nalgene Bottles

    Thursday, February 28th, 2008

    According to researchers at the University of Cincinnati, Nalgene bottles will leach the chemical bisphenol A into water at room temperature. I had previously warned people at my lectures to avoid hot water and Nalgene but now it looks like even normal water temperatures will cause leakage. Read this report from the Environmental Working Group.

    Antidepressants – Hidden Drug Trials Show Negative Results

    Thursday, February 28th, 2008

    It almost seems to be an everyday issue, but more and more we see how drug trials that don’t show benefits are being either ignored, hidden or modified by the pharmaceutical industry. In a review of the studies on 12 antidepressant drugs, researchers led by Erick H. Turner found that 31% of the studies on […]

    Pesticides and Autism – More Data Supporting My View on the Effect of Toxins

    Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

    At the AutismOne conference back in 2005, I was in room #2 talking about the link of multiple toxins and autism. In room #1 was Dr. Rasheed Buttar who was all about mercury. I told my audience that one day, the multiple toxin theory was going to be in room #1 eventually, maybe not with […]

    Prozac – A Failure to Heal

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

    In an article published in PLoS Medicine by Drs. Kirsch and colleagues shows that the drug Prozac is no better than placebo in treating depression. Given that placebo has no side-effects, this means that Prozac is not only worthless, but dangerous. By including unpublished, negative studies, the authors found out that the drug is a […]

    Cholesterol Lowering Drugs are Worthless in Most Cases – Part Three

    Monday, February 25th, 2008

    Before I get into today’s discussion on inflammation, please go to this link put up by Chance News, a group dedicated to reviewing information about the use of statistics in the news. They review the cholesterol news and and the statistics behind it. Go down halfway down the page to see the report. Inflammation. That is the […]

    What is the FDA Thinking?

    Sunday, February 24th, 2008

    The drug Avastin, has just been approved by the Federal Drug Administration for the treatment of breast cancer despite it having shown no benefits over exisiting drugs in prolonging life or improving the quality of life of women taking the drug. What is the point of taking a drug that doesn’t benefit the patient aside […]

    Change the World, a Little Step at a Time – Part Five

    Sunday, February 24th, 2008

    Last in a series of tips to help change the world. Remember, we do not need to do big things everyday, small ones done often will make as big of an affect than the occasional big change. The key is to do something. Tip #21 – Buy organic whenever possible. In the ’60s, the world […]

    Change the World, a Little Step at a Time – Part Four

    Friday, February 22nd, 2008

    More tips to make your world greener. And happier! Tip #16- Dump the gas powered lawnmower. Gasoline powered mowers generate as much pollution per hour as 40 cars. Switch to an electric or better yet, get a manual reel mower. Xeriscape if you can. Smaller lawns equals less water use. Tip #17- Plant a tree. […]

    Change the World, a Little Step at a Time – Part Three

    Thursday, February 21st, 2008

    Here are more of my favorite ways to change our world. Remember, pick one or two here and there and start the process. Tip #11 – Invest in the rainforest. The United States is the richest country in the world and I am proud to say, the most giving. Still, every year we give gifts […]

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