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VA Doctors Prohibited From Prescribing Medical Pot

When Paul Culkin came home to New Mexico after serving with an Army bomb squad in Iraq, he tried counseling and medications offered by the...

Prostate drug dutasteride ‘may cut cancer risk’

A drug already used in men with enlarged prostates seems to cut the risk of prostate cancer developing, a large international study has...

Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhoea

The growing resistance to antibiotics threatens to make gonorrhoea extremely difficult to treat, a Health Protection Agency official has...

Scientists in sleeping sickness ‘breakthrough’

Scientists say they have identified a potential treatment for sleeping sickness, a killer disease that infects about 60,000 people in...

FDA suppressed scan safety fears, staffer says

A former Food and Drug Administration scientist said Tuesday his job was eliminated after he raised concerns about the risks of radiation...

GM crops cause liver and kidney damage

(NaturalNews) A report published in the International Journal of Microbiology has verified once again that Monsanto’s genetically...

Federal Judge Rules Against Patents On Human Genes

By Scott Hensley In a decision that shakes the legal foundation for much of the biotech industry, a federal judge has ruled many of a Utah...

Pharma Planning to Dump Experimental and Controversial Vaccines in Public Schools

(NaturalNews) The golden calf of public health was smashed in this recent flu season as many in the United States outright rejected the...

The other side of statins: They’ve saved countless lives – but now doctors fear for some, the side effects could be devastating

By Jo Waters Smallholder Paul Rhoades was counting his sheep – as he did every day – when he stopped, unable to focus or...

Researchers discover papaya is effective against breast, pancreas and other cancers

(NaturalNews) Originally native to southern Mexico and now cultivated in many tropical countries (including Brazil, India, Indonesia, South...

In Lyon we try to cross the H1N1 and influenza H5N1de

For three weeks, the P4 Lyon interrupted all his other manipulations.    This maximum security laboratory – it exists only in...

What H1N1 Taught Us

We have learned a lot from the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic. We have learned, for example, that one basic assumption about pandemics was...

What Is So Bad About Dying?

Michael de Ridder, the head of the emergency ward at a Berlin hospital and author of a new book on dying, discusses how modern medical...

Nicotine shows potential medical benefits

Nicotine may improve the symptoms of depression in people who do not smoke, Duke University Medical Center scientists have discovered. The...

Thirty per cent of breast cancer ‘is caused by obesity’

Jenny Hope Up to a third of breast cancer cases could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more, researchers claim. Experts believe...

End the War on Fat

By Melinda Wenner Moyer Thirty years ago, America declared war against fat. The inaugural edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans,...

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Chef Jamie Oliver: Why the U.S. Is One of the Unhealthiest Countries in the World

The following is a transcript of Jamie Oliver’s speech to TED. Scroll to the bottom of the article to watch the video. Sadly, in the...

The maternal mortality crisis does exist

By Nan Strauss To quibble over whether there is an increase in maternal deaths is to ignore the key and undisputed fact: Women in the...

Scientists claim junk food is as addictive as heroin

by Tom Laskawy With the rumors swirling that Michelle Obama is a big fan of former FDA Commissioner David Kessler’s new book The End...

Pfizer to pay $142M for drug fraud

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has been ordered to pay $142 million US in damages for fraudulently marketing gabapentin, an anti-seizure drug...

The Dangers of Triclosan: A Common Anti-Bacterial Ingredient

Samuel S. Epstein, MD Triclosan is an anti-bacterial ingredient in many cosmetics and personal-care products. These include nearly half of...

Regulated or Not, Nano-Foods Coming to a Store Near You

Andrew Schneider For centuries, it was the cook and the heat of the fire that cajoled taste, texture, flavor and aroma from the pot. Today,...

Caesarean Births Are at a High in U.S

Denise Grady The Caesarean section rate in the United States reached 32 percent in 2007, the country’s highest rate ever, health...

Outbreak of rare disease in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is grappling with an outbreak of a rare disease. It normally strikes farm animals, but it’s now sickening hundreds of...

Chipped Pets Develop Fast Growing Tumors

Highly aggressive tumors developed around the microchip implants of two American dogs, killing one of the pets and leaving the other...

Up to a third of breast cancers could be avoided

Up to a third of breast cancer cases in Western countries could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more, researchers at a...

EPA To Issue Stricter Drinking Water Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency is tightening drinking water standards to impose stricter limits on four contaminants that can cause...

Proof That Vaccines Didn’t Save Us

History shows us that vaccines did NOT eradicate the diseases that plagued humanity. That is a common misconception — in actual fact,...

Long-term marathon running linked with increased coronary calcification

Michael O’Riordan Long-term marathon training and racing might not be as good for the heart as some runners think, a new study...

Live Naturally with Herbs: Medicinal Properties of Feverfew

Katherine East NaturalNews Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a strongly aromatic perennial herb, originally from the mountainous regions...

Stop Stress from Killing You

Elizabeth Walling NaturalNews PART I: Identify the Stress in Your Life What is stress? Physiologically, stress could be considered any...

Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder Finally Explained: Too Many Chemicals

David Gutierrez NaturalNews A combination of toxic chemicals and pathogens are probably to blame for colony collapse disorder in honeybees,...

Court Rules in GMO Sugar Beet Case

Today, federal district Judge Jeffrey White of the Northern District of California denied a request by a coalition of organic seed growers,...

Rotarix rotavirus vaccine contaminated, officials say

Tom Watkins Federal health authorities recommended Monday that doctors suspend using Rotarix, one of two vaccines licensed in the United...

Medical Establishment Finds New Excuse to Put Patients on Blood Pressure Medication

Danna Norek NaturalNews It seems that the medical establishment, along with the pharmaceutical industry, may have a new excuse to put a LOT...

Tax Our Way to Healthy Eating and Subsidize Our Way to Disease

Aaron Turpen NaturalNews A new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine has studied food prices over 20 years’ time and...

Non-Stick Chemical in Cookware Linked to Thyroid Disease

Ethan Huff NaturalNews A British study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives has found that people with high levels of...

A sweet problem: Princeton researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup prompts considerably more weight gain

A Princeton University research team has demonstrated that all sweeteners are not equal when it comes to weight gain: Rats with access to...

Wish You Were a Genius? Just Practice, Says Geneticist David Shenk

Mathematical flair, musical ability or a way with words have come to be thought of as innate talents or, biologically speaking, in our...

Beef Hormones Linked to Premature Onset of Puberty & Breast Cancer

Consumption of hormone-treated beef may be causing girls to reach puberty earlier than they used to and making them more susceptible to...

Studies show MSG fed Mice became Grossly Obese

In 1968 Dr. John Olney started conducting experiments on mice using MSG. (Mice are frequently used as test animals because they react most...

Brain Waves and Meditation

Forget about crystals and candles, and about sitting and breathing in awkward ways. Meditation research explores how the brain works when...

Bulgaria parliament bans GMO crops to soothe fears

Irina Ivanova Bulgaria’s parliament voted on Thursday to tighten a law that effectively banned cultivation of genetically modified...

Health warning over statin taken by millions

Simvastatin is taken by around three million people in order to lower their cholesterol and reduce the risk of having a heart attack....

The multiple ways Monsanto is putting normal seeds out of reach

By Linn Cohen-Cole People say if farmers don’t want problems from Monsanto, just don’t buy their GMO seeds. Not so simple. ...

When drug makers’ profits outweigh penalties

By David Evans Prosecutor Michael Loucks remembers clearly when attorneys for Pfizer, the world’s largest drug company, looked across...

Another Gulf War Syndrome?

Beth Hawkins Burning trash on bases is sickening soldiers, but the Army refuses to extinguish the burn pits. Before her last deployment,...

How to Give Yourself a Metabolic Tune-Up

Dr. Mark Hyman Are you tired and worn out? Do you have sore muscles, fatigue, and brain fog? If so, you might have metabolic burnout!...

Natural compound in bananas could hold key to stopping HIV

(NaturalNews) University of Michigan (U-M) Medical School scientists have found a potent substance that could block the sexual transmission...

A Million US Children Accidently Contaminated With Pig Virus

Federal health authorities recommended Monday that doctors suspend using Rotarix, one of two vaccines licensed in the United States against...