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Robert F. Kennedy Jr on Vaccines: Big Pharma has Captured the Scientific, Regulatory, Law-making Processes   Recently updated !

By Prof. James F. Tracy Global Research April 12, 2015   Robert F. Kennedy Jr on Vaccines: Big Pharma has Captured the Scientific, Regulatory, Law-making Processes   In this address given on the California Capitol steps in Sacramento Robert Kennedy Jr. provides an inspired and detailed analysis of the extent to which the powerful pharmaceutical […]

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Superbugs a grave global threat by 2030 due to industrial meat production

By Shefali Sharma Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy April 5, 2015   Superbugs a grave global threat by 2030 due to industrial meat production     A massive global increase in factory-farmed meat production by 2030 will increase antibiotic use by 67 percent, posing a “public health threat,” predicts a newly released study published […]


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Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply

By Charles Ornstein ProPublica March 1, 2015 Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply Federal health watchdogs say they are cracking down on organizations that don’t protect the privacy and security of patient records, but data suggests otherwise. This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog. In a string of meetings and press […]


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Big Pharma Dangles Life and Death Over Patients’ Heads

By Tony Cartalucci LocalOrg February 20, 2015   Big Pharma Dangles Life and Death Over Patients’ Heads Breakthroughs in gene therapy mean a single shot could cure you … permanently … but for a price.   Gene therapy involves identifying and replacing faulty or missing genes, or engineering augmentations for existing genes to permanently cure […]


Swiss Researchers Working On Telescopic Contact Lenses That Activate With A Wink

By Mary Beth Quirk Consumerist February 16, 2015   Swiss Researchers Working On Telescopic Contact Lenses That Activate With A Wink   (No tiny telescopes here…. yet. AngryJulieMonday)   Though the idea of having anything other than a regular contact lens on one’s eye might provoke a few uncomfortable blinks just thinking about it for […]

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USDA Approves ‘Untested, Inherently Risky’ GMO Apple   Recently updated !

By Katherine Paul Common Dreams February 15, 2015   USDA Approves ‘Untested, Inherently Risky’ GMO Apple     On Friday, February 13, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved the first genetically engineered apple, despite hundreds of thousands of petitions asking the USDA to reject it.According an article in Politico, the USDA said the GMO […]


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How Government Helped Create the Coming Doctor Shortage

By Logan Albright Mises.org February 3, 2015   How Government Helped Create the Coming Doctor Shortage   For the last five years, attempts to reform America’s health care system have focused primarily on the demand side of the market, and specifically on the market for insurance. Yet, these reforms have not achieved significant improvements in […]