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Report: Fracking contaminated drinking water wells in PA | wivb.com

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Report: Fracking contaminated drinking water wells in PA | wivb.com. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Six years into a natural gas boom, Pennsylvania has for the first time released details of 243 cases in which companies prospecting for oil or gas were found by state regulators to have contaminated private drinking water wells. The Department of Environmental […]

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States with medical pot see nearly 25 percent fewer fatal prescription drug overdoses — RT USA

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

States with medical pot see nearly 25 percent fewer fatal prescription drug overdoses — RT USA. A new study reveals that states where medical marijuana is legal experience around one-quarter fewer deaths from prescription drug overdoses, signaling perhaps a small victory for proponents of pot’s alleged pain-alleviating powers. According to the study published in the […]

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Paper claiming GM link with tumours republished : Nature News & Comment

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paper claiming GM link with tumours republished : Nature News & Comment. A controversial paper linking genetically modified maize to the development of tumours and other severe disease in rats, which was published in 2012 and retracted in 2013, has now been published again, by a different journal. Four other journals offered to publish the […]

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BBC News – Food should be regulated like tobacco, say campaigners

BBC News – Food should be regulated like tobacco, say campaigners

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

BBC News – Food should be regulated like tobacco, say campaigners. By Pippa Stephens Health reporter, BBC News The food industry should be regulated like the tobacco industry as obesity poses a greater global health risk than cigarettes, say international groups. Consumers International and the World Obesity Federation are calling for the adoption of more […]

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WASHINGTON: Convicted of murder, soldier blames anti-smoking drug | Courts & Crime | McClatchy DC

| May 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON: Convicted of murder, soldier blames anti-smoking drug | Courts & Crime | McClatchy DC. By Michael Doyle   McClatchy Washington BureauMay 4, 2014 Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2014/05/04/226228/convicted-of-murder-soldier-blames.html?sp=/99/100/&ihp=1#storylink=cpy WASHINGTON — Early one Sunday evening six years ago, Army Pfc. George D.B. MacDonald made his way through his Fort Benning barracks to the bunk where a […]

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Sweet Beverages Linked to Childhood Obesity Rates

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sweet Beverages Linked to Childhood Obesity Rates. By Dr. Mercola Earlier this year, Coca-Cola Company rolled out an ad campaign encouraging people to unite in the fight against obesity. The irony of the situation was not lost on most people however, and the ads drew fire from consumers, consumer advocates and obesity experts1,2 alike. After […]

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1st Trimester Antidepressant Use Tied to Autism Risk | Psych Central News

1st Trimester Antidepressant Use Tied to Autism Risk | Psych Central News

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

1st Trimester Antidepressant Use Tied to Autism Risk | Psych Central News. By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on April 17, 2014 A new Johns Hopkins study discovers an association between prenatal exposure to antidepressant medications, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and developmental delays (DD) in boys. Researchers from […]

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CDC forced to release documents showing they knew vaccine preservative causes autism – La Leva di Archimede ENG

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

CDC forced to release documents showing they knew vaccine preservative causes autism – La Leva di Archimede ENG. The CDC has been shunning the correlations between thimerosal and neurological disorders for a very long time. Although the FDA gave a two year deadline to remove the mercury based preservative from vaccines after the neurotoxin was […]

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Plastic chemical found in nearly 500 foods sold in US — RT USA

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plastic chemical found in nearly 500 foods sold in US — RT USA. Nearly 500 food items commonly sold in the United States contain a chemical compound also used in synthetic leathers and yoga mats, but a health research and advocacy organization is aiming to change that. Fast-food chain restaurant Subway made headlines earlier this […]

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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death points to broader opioid drug epidemic – The Washington Post

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death points to broader opioid drug epidemic – The Washington Post

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Prescription Opioids are killing almost 30k Americans per year (doesn’t included illegal drugs like heroin), almost 3x all firearms combined… Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death points to broader opioid drug epidemic – The Washington Post. The death last Sunday of ­Oscar-winning actor Philip ­Seymour Hoffman at age 46 ­focused media attention on the nationwide […]

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How Many Die From Medical Mistakes In U.S. Hospitals? : Shots – Health News : NPR

How Many Die From Medical Mistakes In U.S. Hospitals? : Shots – Health News : NPR

| February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Medical mistakes kill 20-40 times as many Americans as guns (legal and illegal combined). BUT we have to get the legal guns off the street! …its like worrying about your acne when you have stage 4 cancer. How Many Die From Medical Mistakes In U.S. Hospitals? : Shots – Health News : NPR. […]

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Subway to remove chemical from bread

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Eat fresh…yea… Subway to remove chemical from bread. Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY 12:10 p.m. EST February 6, 2014 Subway, one of the world’s biggest bread bakers, is about to remove a chemical from its breads that raised the ire of an influential health activist and food blogger. The world’s biggest sandwich chain says […]

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​FDA did not act after deeming animal feed antibiotics ‘high risk’ to humans – report — RT USA

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

​FDA did not act after deeming animal feed antibiotics ‘high risk’ to humans – report — RT USA. Based on the US Food and Drug Administration’s own safety analyses, 30 antibiotic feed additives formerly approved for “nontherapeutic use” on food animals would not meet current agency health standards if submitted for approval today, a new […]

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America’s most popular prescription sleep medication linked to mass shootings — RT USA

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

America’s most popular prescription sleep medication linked to mass shootings — RT USA. A new report describing the bizarre and dangerous side effects of the sleep aid Ambien has once again raised questions about one of the United States’ most popular prescription drugs. In a story by the Fix, Allison McCabe chronicled the numerous cases […]

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Virtually all chicken breasts sold in US contaminated with ‘potentially harmful bacteria’ — RT USA

Virtually all chicken breasts sold in US contaminated with ‘potentially harmful bacteria’ — RT USA

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virtually all chicken breasts sold in US contaminated with ‘potentially harmful bacteria’ — RT USA. AFP Photo / Miguel Medina A new study by Consumer Reports has found that a disturbingly high percentage of raw chicken breasts sold in the United States contain potentially harmful bacteria. According to the study, researchers discovered at least one […]

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Massachusetts seeks 10-yr ban on gas fracking after series of Texas quakes — RT USA

Massachusetts seeks 10-yr ban on gas fracking after series of Texas quakes — RT USA

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts seeks 10-yr ban on gas fracking after series of Texas quakes — RT USA. An environmental committee at Massachusetts Statehouse has approved a bill, imposing a 10-year ban on fracking for natural gas. The move comes as a wave of earthquakes in Texas has raised new concerns over the controversial drilling technique.   The […]

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Flame Retardant in Your Mountain Dew? Yep – ABC News

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Flame Retardant in Your Mountain Dew? Yep – ABC News. By Mikaela Conley @mikaelaconley Follow on Twitter Dec 15, 2011 3:48pm There’s flame retardant in your Mountain Dew. That soda with the lime-green hue (and other citrus-flavored bubbly pops) won’t keep your insides fireproof, but it does contain brominated vegetable oil, a patented flame retardant […]

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