Danger On Your Toothbrush: How Toothpaste May Be The Biggest Silent Health Threat We Face

Danger On Your Toothbrush: How Toothpaste May Be The Biggest Silent Health Threat We Face
Toxic Mint: How Toothpaste May Be The Most Dangerous Thing You Put In Your Mouth Without Knowing It Ah, that fresh-scrubbed, minty-clean feeling you get right after you brush your teeth–there’s really nothing like it. Of all the ridiculous, overblown commercial images out there, the image of a person getting their mouth hosed out with a torrent of blue or green spray in a toothpaste ad is perhaps one of the most accurate: it really feels like that.… Read the rest

Indigenous Groups In Mexico Win Victory Over Monsanto, Biotech Giant Has GMO Soy Permit Suspended

Indigenous Groups In Mexico Win Victory Over Monsanto, Biotech Giant Has GMO Soy Permit Suspended
Monsanto Loses Key Battle Against Mexican Indigenous Groups Over Planting Its GMO Soy It’s difficult to overstate just how fiercely the game is rigged in favor of the powerful and wealthy. Just in case you weren’t paying attention: in 2008 Wall Street got bailed out of a mess of its own making to the tune of trillions of dollars while millions of Americans got nothing and lost their homes; the Supreme Court ruled that unlimited money is allowed in political contributions, and Big Pharma continues to make headlines by continuing to gouge the sick, as evidenced by the latest, the EpiPen scandal and its 600 percent price hike.… Read the rest

Living With Fracking: New Study Shows How Unhealthy It Really Is To Live Near A Fracking Well

Living With Fracking: New Study Shows How Unhealthy It Really Is To Live Near A Fracking Well
Health And Fracking: New Study Proves Conclusively That Living Near A Fracking Well Is Bad For You There are certain things we can all take for granted once we’ve reached the age of say, 14 years old: parents aren’t perfect, there is no Santa Claus, and clowns are scary. Here’s another one that you would have thought would be an obvious truism: Living next to a fracking well is bad for your health.… Read the rest

New WHO Guidelines For Pro-Vaxxers To Argue With Anti-Vaxxers Reveal Just How Shaky The Pro Arguments Really Are

New WHO Guidelines For Pro-Vaxxers To Argue With Anti-Vaxxers Reveal Just How Shaky The Pro Arguments Really Are
WHO Guidelines For Pro-Vaxxers To Argue With Vaccine Skeptics Reveal How Nervous They’re Getting You Can Say NO to Vaccine Mandates Here: http://TinyURL.com/VaccinationISViolation “Know your enemy and know yourself,” said Chinese general and Art of War author Sun-Tzu all the way back in the sixth century BCE. “If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat.… Read the rest

A Massive Protest Against An Oil Pipeline Has Been Going On In North Dakota Since April–Where’s The Media?

A Massive Protest Against An Oil Pipeline Has Been Going On In North Dakota Since April–Where’s The Media?
Why Aren’t The Media Covering The Massive Protest In North Dakota Stopping A Billion Dollar Oil Pipeline? “If it bleeds, it leads.” That’s an old newspaper truism, illustrating the stark economy of the news business: nobody wants to read about boring legislative actions, but hit them with a juicy murder-suicide and you will almost certainly sell more papers. Which is why it perhaps isn’t so surprising that there has been scant coverage of the standoff between a Native American tribe and a company that is attempting to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline through their ancestral lands that would eventually reach Illinois.… Read the rest

Closed Circle: Documentary Circle Of Poison Shows How Even Banned Pesticides Come Back To Haunt Us

Closed Circle: Documentary Circle Of Poison Shows How Even Banned Pesticides Come Back To Haunt Us
A Perfect Circle: New Doc Circle Of Poison Paints Alarming Picture Of Pesticides Coming Back To Us Even After They’re Banned “Ring around the rosie, pocket full of posies…” “Ashes, ashes, we all fall down.” You may have heard some variation of this child’s rhyme growing up–heck, your own children may know it. It’s a seemingly innocent chant that is part of a game in which children hold hands and dance in a circle until it’s time for the falling down part, or in some cases a bow or a curtsey.… Read the rest

How A Massive $10 Billion Dairy Merger Is Going To Affect Your Milk– And Your Grocery Bill

How A Massive $10 Billion Dairy Merger Is Going To Affect Your Milk– And Your Grocery Bill
How A $10 Billion Dannon Bid For One of the U.S.’s Largest Organic Dairy Manufacturers May Affect Your Bottom Line Mergermania is back, and bigger than ever, when it comes to your food. First we had agrichemical giant Bayer AG bidding for another gas giant of the agriculture and chemical industry, Monsanto, in a buyout bid worth some $60 billion. That was rebuffed, but investors and people with an interest in the food industry and how the GMO purveyors are moving forward paid close attention.… Read the rest

Your Tax Dollars At Work: 18 TSA Agents Take Down One 9-Year-Old Boy With A Pacemaker

Your Tax Dollars At Work: 18 TSA Agents Take Down One 9-Year-Old Boy With A Pacemaker
Security Theater At Its Most Farcical: 9-Year-Old Boy Taken Down By 18 TSA Agents–Due To His Pacemaker The great thing about theater as opposed to movies is that you can watch other people just like you, only a few feet away, living out fictional scenes of fictional lives. There’s something visceral and alive and on edge about these actors performing these roles without the safety net and distance of cameras and multiple takes and editing and airbrushing to cover their flaws.… Read the rest

Anti-Aging Pill Clamed To Be The Fountain Of Youth: MIT Researcher Claims

Anti-Aging Pill Clamed To Be The Fountain Of Youth: MIT Researcher Claims
If I Could Save Time In A Bottle: MIT Researcher Claims To Have Hit Upon Formula For Fountain Of Youth–In Pill Form Aging and youth have long been the bugaboo of humankind. It seems like almost since the first moment we could feel secure in our ability to generally feed ourselves and protect ourselves from predators, we have sought the secret to a longer–if not eternal–life.… Read the rest

Roundup Ingredient May Kill Human Cells: And You Thought Glyphosate Was Bad

Roundup Ingredient May Kill Human Cells: And You Thought Glyphosate Was Bad
Roundup Ingredient May Kill Human Cells: And You Thought Glyphosate Was Bad It’s been two decades since glyphosate sales really hit their stride, with products like Monsanto’s Roundup taking the lead in the herbicide wars. And although its taken a long time, finally the news seems to be out that glyphosate is a dangerous chemical, not only to humans who prefer not have cancer, but also to honeybees, butterflies, fish, birds and life on earth in general.… Read the rest