Big Pharma Gives Docs Big Bucks To Peddle Their Drugs–You Won’t Believe How Rotten This System Really Is

Big Pharma Gives Docs Big Bucks To Peddle Their Drugs–You Won’t Believe How Rotten This System Really Is
Sickening: Big Pharma’s Big Bribery Scheme Employing Compliant Docs To Peddle Their Poison Will Make You Ill If you’re on a budget like most people these days, and have been prescribed medication by a doctor, you were probably grateful if he or she was able to give a you few starter pills out of the stocks of samples kept in the office drug closet.… Read the rest

Forcing Open The Door: How Monsanto Bullied Its Way Into Nigeria And How Poor Farmers There Are Bound To Suffer As A Result

Forcing Open The Door: How Monsanto Bullied Its Way Into Nigeria And How Poor Farmers There Are Bound To Suffer As A Result
Monsanto Finally Bulls Its Way Into Nigeria: Corporate Bully To Take Over African Nation’s Ability To Feed Itself As Was The Plan All Along There are some takeovers that are overt and as bold as bold can be. The German army’s Blitzkrieg strategy of overwhelming much of Europe with its tank strength is an example that everyone could witness as it was happening.… Read the rest

Altered Brain Activity In Obese Women: Study Shows That Activity In The Reward Centers Of Obese Women React Differently To Food

Altered Brain Activity In Obese Women: Study Shows That Activity In The Reward Centers Of Obese Women React Differently To Food
Food Cues And Your Brain On Obesity: New Study Shows That Obese Women’s Brains Continue To React To Food Signals Even When They Are Full As we learn more and more about the brain, the more we learn about how the entirety of the human body is interconnected. From evidence that gut bacteria can control our cravings for certain foods to a recent study that seems to indicate that obese women’s brains continue to react to food stimuli even after they are full, there has never before been such a time when we might understand how the organism works.… Read the rest

E.U. To Allow Sale Of Monsanto’s GMO Roundup Ready Soybeans, Shocks Millions Who Opposed The Move

E.U. To Allow Sale Of Monsanto’s GMO Roundup Ready Soybeans, Shocks Millions Who Opposed The Move
Betrayal at the E.U.: Commission Approves Sale Of Monsanto’s Gmo Roundup Ready Soybeans In a surprise move the E.U. Commission has approved the sale of Monsanto’s genetically modified soybeans, after extended debate over the use of the company’s signature herbicide Roundup delayed approval for months. Environmental groups and food safety organizations expressed their dismay as the company continued to roll over governmental bodies around the world in order to push its products on people who don’t want them.… Read the rest

Should You Mix Alcohol And Exercise: Surprising Study Answers The Question If Booze And Calorie-Burning Can Ever Mix

Should You Mix Alcohol And Exercise: Surprising Study Answers The Question If Booze And Calorie-Burning Can Ever Mix
Pilates and Pinot: Should You Ever Mix Alcohol With Your Workout? Surprising New Study Answers The Question We’ve all been there: about to leave work at the end of a long day, tired but intent on getting in a workout nonetheless. But then Alice from accounting suggests you join her for a quick drink. Well, what harm could one or two beers do, in terms of getting your pump on afterwards at the gym, right?… Read the rest

Alcohol And Cancer: New Research Demonstrates Direct Links Between Alcohol Consumption And Several Kinds Of Cancer

Alcohol And Cancer: New Research Demonstrates Direct Links Between Alcohol Consumption And Several Kinds Of Cancer
Booze And Cancer: Seven Kinds Of Cancer Can Be Directly Linked To Alcohol Consumption–Even On A Moderate Level Bad news for boozers: a new study has linked alcohol consumption–even on a moderate level–with seven different kinds of cancer. The study was published in the journal Addiction, and draws the conclusion that there is more than a link or statistical connection that could be explained away by chance or some other reason.… Read the rest

How Smart Is Smart? Using An MRI To Quantify Human Intelligence

How Smart Is Smart? Using An MRI To Quantify Human Intelligence
IQ Testing And Beyond: How Science Is Making Use Of MRI Technology To Quantify Human Intelligence Imagine a conversation among dog owners as to whose breed is the smartest. The owner of the bloodhound might say his dog is smartest, due to the breed’s ability to hunt down prey unerringly. But the owner of the border collie might attempt to claim the prize based on her breed’s ability to herd sheep and take non-verbal commands.… Read the rest

Justice Is Slow In Coming For Colombian Girls And Their Families Affected By Gardasil Vaccines

Justice Is Slow In Coming For Colombian Girls And Their Families Affected By Gardasil Vaccines
Gardasil Justice Slow In Coming In Columbia: Families Of Girls Sickened By Vaccine End School Lockout, Vow To Continue The Fight The struggle for justice takes many forms, and last week a truly grassroots fight against government and corporate indifference evolved into a new format in Colombia. You may have heard about the hundreds of girls there who were sickened after receiving Gardasil vaccine injections, and how their families, in the face of government indifference and at times outright mockery, resorted to striking the schools of the girls, padlocking the gates and holding marches and rallies outside.… Read the rest

Why Aren’t We Growing Hemp: A Primer On The World’s Most Misunderstood–And Potentially Beneficial Crop

Why Aren’t We Growing Hemp: A Primer On The World’s Most Misunderstood–And Potentially Beneficial Crop
Hemp May Be The World’s Most Misunderstood Crop: Why It Is Banned And What We Are Missing Out On There are a lot of people who don’t understand what hemp is, and the benefits it is capable of giving us. Famously, George Washington grew hemp, and during the colonial period, growing hemp was considered a patriotic duty, as it was used to make much-needed rope and other products.… Read the rest

Disturbing Environmental News From British Columbia: Seabird Deaths Raise Alarm About Looming Wider Environmental Disaster

Disturbing Environmental News From British Columbia: Seabird Deaths Raise Alarm About Looming Wider Environmental Disaster
Pacific Seabird Deaths From Chile To Canada: Is Larger Environmental Disaster In The Offing? When volunteers patrolling beaches near Victoria, British Columbia in Canada found one or two dead rhinoceros auklets in years past, it was considered something worth noting, but not anything terribly unusual. Life is hard out there for an auklet, a relative of the puffin that migrates annually from Alaska to California, and is often found nesting on Vancouver Island in the winter months.… Read the rest