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Monsanto Protection Act Part 2? New Bill Introduced Spells Bad News For GMO Activists

By Arjun Walia Collective Evolution June 21, 2015   Monsanto Protection Act Part 2? New Bill Introduced Spells Bad News For GMO Activists     A couple of years ago, a bill was introduced (H.R. 933) allowing big biotech corporations, like Monsanto, to override United States federal courts on the issue of planting experimental genetically […]

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Endgame for glyphosate? The global fallout of WHO’s ‘probable carcinogen’ classification 1

By Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji The Ecologist June 17, 2015   Endgame for glyphosate? The global fallout of WHO’s ‘probable carcinogen’ classification   WHO’s official recognition of the health damage caused by glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, is having ramifications around the world, writes Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji. National governments are moving to restrict the […]


America The Obese: Is There A Multibillion Dollar Conspiracy To Make Sure Americans Stay Overweight?

By Michael Snyder End Of The American Dream May 31, 2015   America The Obese: Is There A Multibillion Dollar Conspiracy To Make Sure Americans Stay Overweight?     According to Gallup, America is now fatter than it has ever been before.  But how can this possibly be?  After all, Americans spend an astounding 60 […]

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Signs Cannabis Oil Legalization Bill into Law

By Barry Donegan Truth In Media May 5, 2015   Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Signs Cannabis Oil Legalization Bill into Law On Monday, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill into law legalizing the use of low-THC cannabis oil to treat some medical conditions including severe seizure disorders and epilepsy.     On Monday, Tennessee […]


Government Releases Massive Trove of Data on Doctors’ Prescribing Patterns

By Charles Ornstein ProPublica May 1, 2015 Government Releases Massive Trove of Data on Doctors’ Prescribing Patterns The move follows a ProPublica investigation showing that Medicare did little to find dangerous prescribing by doctors to seniors and the disabled. It is also part of the government’s new push to bring transparency to taxpayer-supported medical care. […]

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30,000 Doctors and Health Professionals Demand Glyphosate Ban In Argentina

By Jonathan Schoenfeld The Anti-Media April 23, 2015   30,000 Doctors and Health Professionals Demand Glyphosate Ban In Argentina     A union of 30,000 doctors and health professionals announced efforts to eliminate the use of glyphosate-based herbicides following results from an International Agency for Research (IARC) evaluation that classifies glyphosate a probable cause of […]