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Extreme Levels” Of Herbicide Roundup Found In Food

Environmental Working Group – by Emily Cassidy  A new study led by scientists from the Arctic University of Norway has detected “extreme levels” of Roundup, the agricultural herbicide manufactured by Monsanto, in genetically engineered soy. The study, coming out in June’s issue of Food Chemistry and available online, looked at 31 different soybean plants on Iowa […] Continue reading →

Composing Only 5% of the World Population, Americans Take 50% of All Pharmaceutical Drugs

While Americans comprise only 5 percent of the world population, we consume an incredible 50 percent of Big Pharma’s drugs, as explained in Jeff Hays’ documentary film, Doctored. Make no mistake.  These drugs are meant to keep us imprisoned in poor health, not heal us. It’s time to kick the drug habit America. Tell the drug pushers – Merck, Pfizer, […] Continue reading →

Low-carb ketogenic diet prevents & treats cancer: Cancer is a metabolic disease

 For years, cancer was considered a genetic disorder, but emerging evidence suggests that cancer is a metabolic disease that can be prevented and managed with the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet. According to cancer researcher Dr. Dominic D’Agostino, the ketogenic diet, in conjunction with ketone supplementation, can significantly reduce the spread of cancer, and may prevent the onset […] Continue reading →

Milk debate touches raw nerve in Capitol

Steven Greenhut  SACRAMENTO — While driving through the Mojave Desert a few years ago, I stopped at a small restaurant and had a meal that included raw oysters. Driving home, I worried about the wisdom of that decision given that desolate desert regions aren’t the best-known places for fresh oysters. Nothing bad ensued, but it reminded […] Continue reading →

Parkinson’s Disease Information

Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy  If you know someone with Parkinson’s disease, you know how difficult it can be to live with this illness. Often, Parkinson’s begins with tiny, almost imperceptible changes – a bit of tremor in the hand, anxiety, constipation, stiff muscles, movements that feel slow or heavy, the sensation that a leg or […] Continue reading →

How Medicaid Fails Hispanics

Daniel Noe  The White House recently began a Spanish-language media blitz encouraging people to sign up for the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or “Obamacare”)—which, for the lowest-income Americans, means Medicaid. Having a Medicaid card in your wallet is better for your health than having no coverage at all. But it’s also worse than just […] Continue reading →

Obamacare: Latinos Aren’t Buying It

Harry R. Jackson, Jr.  Every Thursday, my daily live radio show (The Harry Jackson Show) focuses on health. During the past year, discussions with health and fitness experts have revealed that there is no easy fix to being healthy. The government can’t legislate it and so it is amazing how much weight has been put […] Continue reading →

Sebelius says timeline for ObamaCare rollout ‘flat out wrong’

 Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the timeline for the ObamaCare rollout was “flat-out wrong” and that the federal exchange could have used “more time and testing” before going online. Sebelius, who led the agency through the problem-plagued rollout, made her comments in an interview that aired Sunday on “NBC’s “Meet the […] Continue reading →

Obama, Republicans compete for support among women

 After months on the defensive over his health law, a more combative President Barack Obama has emerged to fight about gender politics, leading to an election-year competition with Republicans for support from women. No single group will be more important to Democrats’ fortunes, say White House advisers, than unmarried women, who are likely to go […] Continue reading →

‘Obamacare’ likely topic at conservative gathering

 President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation’s leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications. Several potential Republican White House contenders — among them Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee — headline a conference […] Continue reading →

Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

 Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as the White House seeks to move past the election-year political damage inflicted by the rocky rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. Sebelius’ resignation comes just over a week after sign-ups closed for the first year of insurance coverage under the so-called […] Continue reading →