ABC: Scientist on leave from EPA says effort to protect children from lead has stalled

According to a top scientist at the EPA, who was recently put on leave for “serious allegations” about her leadership of the Office of Children’s Health, the federal government desire to prevent lead from harming children’s health has stalled. (She has stated that her feelings and comments are being made as a pediatrician with 35 … Read moreABC: Scientist on leave from EPA says effort to protect children from lead has stalled

Has Snopes been snoped? Will retraction watch retract?

The NEVER-retracted vaccinated vs. unvaccinated study that revealed significantly higher odds in risks of chronic illness among vaccinated children is back online. But will Retraction Watch admit it launched the attack to discredit it? Will Snopes fact-check itself? If not, why not? The first-ever study of vaccinated vs. unvaccinated American children (and a subset study) … Read moreHas Snopes been snoped? Will retraction watch retract?

FOX: Minneapolis cop “intended“ to kill holistic healer, Dr. Justine Damond, prosecutor say

Last week, prosecutors announced they would be charging former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor with intentional second-degree murder for the death of holistic doctor, Justine Ruszczyk Damond in July of 2017. RELATED STORY: Unintended Holistic Doctor Death Series: Over 90 Dead At the time, Noor admitted to shooting the Australian woman multiple times but said it … Read moreFOX: Minneapolis cop “intended“ to kill holistic healer, Dr. Justine Damond, prosecutor say

CNN: Dog food recalled due to potentially harmful levels of vitamin D

Sunshine Mills is recalling three of its puppy and dog food products- Evolve, Sportsman’s Pride, and Triumph- due to potentially high levels of vitamin D. The company said that when Vitamin D is consumed at very high levels it can lead to serious health issues in dogs, including renal dysfunction. Other symptoms include “vomiting, loss … Read moreCNN: Dog food recalled due to potentially harmful levels of vitamin D

It’s barbaric, but these pioneers turned that travesty into opportunity

Hidden deep within an archipelago of uninhabited islands in Indonesia lies a resort that combines private enterprise with conservation. Misool Eco Resort is a special kind of paradise, doubling as a luxurious beach getaway and a marine reserve that’s home to one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. The featured documentary, “The Last … Read moreIt’s barbaric, but these pioneers turned that travesty into opportunity

UK: Feces found on every McDonald’s touchscreen tested

This post was originally published on this siteIn case you needed another reason not to eat at McDonald’s, here it is: an investigation by Metro in the UK has revealed that traces of feces were found on every single McDonald’s touchscreen swabbed.  RELATED STORY: Researchers discover how antibiotic power of garlic fights chronic infections Working … Read moreUK: Feces found on every McDonald’s touchscreen tested

No other exercise cuts your stroke risk like this

Strength training is foundational for good health, especially as you get older. Importantly, lifting weights is not just about keeping your musculature strong; it has a number of other health benefits that at first glance may seem unrelated, including improved metabolism, cognition, and mental health. RELATED STORY: One of the best ways to slow aging … Read moreNo other exercise cuts your stroke risk like this

CNN: Bayer is cutting 12,000 jobs in the wake of its Monsanto deal

This post was originally published on this siteThe chemical/BigPharma giant Bayer recently announced plans to slash 12,000 jobs from its global workforce by the end of 2021, as a corporate overhaul following its acquisition of Monsanto. A significant number of those reductions will be in Germany and more than 4,000 of those jobs will be at the … Read moreCNN: Bayer is cutting 12,000 jobs in the wake of its Monsanto deal

CNN: DJ Khaled, Floyd Mayweather Jr. charged with cryptocurrency fraud

This post was originally published on this site(Editor’s note: This has nothing to do with cryptocurrency but I wanted to draw your attention to the corrupt and criminal SEC (mentioned below). After my money manager was charged with (allegedly) spending our investments on himself, the SEC (San Francisco) contacted me and said we should get … Read moreCNN: DJ Khaled, Floyd Mayweather Jr. charged with cryptocurrency fraud

FOX: Protestors claim nurse fired after refusing flu shot on religious grounds

This post was originally published on this siteTwo days ago, we told you about the fact that Mercy Hospital in St. Louis requires their nurses and doctors to be vaccinated against the flu, regardless of any exemptions. And yesterday, the debate about forced vaccinations hit the streets. (It is unclear if any hospital employees were involved … Read moreFOX: Protestors claim nurse fired after refusing flu shot on religious grounds

Why you should wrap your car keys in aluminum foil

This post was originally published on this siteOur cars are always “listening.” No, not for our voice but for an electronic signal, like the coded “unlock” signal from your electronic key fob, or the signal that tells newer cars to unlock once you get near. “Listening”. However, your car isn’t the only one listening. You … Read moreWhy you should wrap your car keys in aluminum foil

DNA-testing company 23andMe has signed a $300 million deal with a drug giant. Here’s how to delete your data if that freaks you out.

This post was originally published on this siteIn case you weren’t aware, companies like Ancestry and 23andMe are legally allowed, and often do, sell your data to drugmakers. However, this summer one of those partnerships became much more explicit; in July Big Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline acquired a $300 million stake in 23andMe. (Please make sure to … Read moreDNA-testing company 23andMe has signed a $300 million deal with a drug giant. Here’s how to delete your data if that freaks you out.

Norway announces that it will shut down all fur farming factories by 2025

This post was originally published on this siteEven if the world was in the process of shutting down today I’d still be sharing this article with you all and rejoicing! According to PETA, the 300 fur farms currently in Norway breed and kill 700,000 minks and 11,000 foxes every year. However, thanks to the Norwegian Animal … Read moreNorway announces that it will shut down all fur farming factories by 2025

CNN: Auto giant announces closing iconic plants to slash workforce in bid for electric self driving future

Today General Motors announced they are restructuring their global business. As part of that restructuring, they plan to shut down production at five facilities in North America and reduce their salaried workforce by 15%. This will include a quarter of their executives. GM believes that new technology is the future: “GM’s (GM) new motto is “Zero … Read moreCNN: Auto giant announces closing iconic plants to slash workforce in bid for electric self driving future

NYT: Federal Ban on Female Genital Mutilation Ruled Unconstitutional by Judge

Campaigners say ruling will affect tens of thousands of girls, and could turn the 23 US states that do not have anti-FGM laws into ‘destination states’ for cutting. US district judge Bernard Friedman, in Michigan, ruled on Tuesday that Congress lacked authority, under the commerce clause of the US constitution, to adopt the 1996 law and … Read moreNYT: Federal Ban on Female Genital Mutilation Ruled Unconstitutional by Judge

Cops shut down CBD infused drinks at bar after newspaper calls the police

(Note from Erin: We were recently featured on the front of the Sacramento Bee, not once, but twice, in fact, in reference to our work with #CanPan. Although we didn’t win and Senator Pan won reelection we are thankful they called attention to our work. ) When the general manager at R15 in Sacramento, Joel York, … Read moreCops shut down CBD infused drinks at bar after newspaper calls the police

The perfect no ‘turkey’ roast for plant based eaters!

If you are like me and you enjoy a plant-based lifestyle, then I think you’ll love the recipe below. Check out the no “turkey” (meat-free) roast he’s cooking up…my mouth was watering as I watched the video! I will never tell anyone not to eat meat but I’ll also happily share my lifestyle with you all. … Read moreThe perfect no ‘turkey’ roast for plant based eaters!

Fox: CDC warns of salmonella outbreak in turkey, won’t name food producers

With just days to go before millions of Americans sit down to eat a huge turkey meal at Thanksgiving, the CDC is warning consumers “about an ongoing outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey.”1 But, they are also not willing to name the food producers involved. Which is, incomprehensible. However, outbreak or not, the USDA doesn’t consider it fair … Read moreFox: CDC warns of salmonella outbreak in turkey, won’t name food producers

Death of to HHS official ruled suicide by blunt force object

On November 1st, Daniel Best, a pharmaceutical executive from Bay Village, Ohio who led the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services efforts to lower prescription drug prices, died. And now, his death has been ruled a suicide. “Police say Best was found ‘unresponsive’ near the garage door exit of an apartment building in Washington, … Read moreDeath of to HHS official ruled suicide by blunt force object

WSJ: Bayer financed Monsanto deal with debt to avoid shareholder vote, analysts say

According to analysts, Bayer AG financed the purchase of Monsanto Corp. “primarily with debt to avoid a shareholder vote on the transaction.” 1 Nothing screams, “I do what I want!” more than cutting out your shareholders! The way this deal was brokered is a shift from Bayer’s previously conservative approach to mergers and acquisitions. RELATED … Read moreWSJ: Bayer financed Monsanto deal with debt to avoid shareholder vote, analysts say

Breaking: Filipino Senator Investigating the FDA and DOH Mistreatment of Holistic Dr Farrah

(Note from Erin: I spoke to Dr. Farrah today when she contacted us to let us know what was happening. She is a dear friend and I’m so sorry, and angry, for everything that is happening to her and her practice.) RELATED STORY: World famous holistic doctor suddenly shuts clinic after death threats to her … Read moreBreaking: Filipino Senator Investigating the FDA and DOH Mistreatment of Holistic Dr Farrah

Community uproar after doctor dyes woman’s private area purple

(Dr. Barry King, left, walking out of the courtroom with attorney Kelly Page, right, at the Mesa County Justice Center, back in October. Photo Credit: Chancey Bush) At the end of October, we told you that last year, 58-year-old gynecologist Barry King thought it might be “funny” to dye a patient’s vagina purple. And because he pled guilty to … Read moreCommunity uproar after doctor dyes woman’s private area purple

Bayer CEO: Roundup weedkiller cancer victims are ‘nuisances’

There are about 8,700 lawsuits pending against Monsanto, by people who allege that exposure to Roundup weedkiller is responsible for their cancer. Most of the people behind these lawsuits have stories not unlike the one told by Dewayne Johnson, during his landmark jury trial which resulted in a unanimous decision against Monsanto. RELATED STORY: Monsanto-Bayer … Read moreBayer CEO: Roundup weedkiller cancer victims are ‘nuisances’

Reuters: Tennessee restricts use of Monsanto pesticide as problems spread

On Thursday, the state of Tennessee imposed restrictions on the use of dicamba, one of Monsanto’s dangerous weed killers, becoming the fourth state to do so. Farmers have been complaining about dicamba for a while since it drifts “…damaging vulnerable soybeans, cotton and other crops across the southern United States. Farmers have fought with neighbors … Read moreReuters: Tennessee restricts use of Monsanto pesticide as problems spread

Don’t have Measles vaccine? Gym, restaurant will ban you

Over the weekend in Ocean County, schools, businesses and officials got serious about the spread of measles. With four cases of measles confirmed in Lakewood, NJ last week by the Ocean County Health Department (yes, four) and four more under investigation, officials are worried and scrambling. (All four of the current and confirmed cases stem from … Read moreDon’t have Measles vaccine? Gym, restaurant will ban you

Breaking: Oklahoma’s new governor doesn’t vaccinate his kids

Oklahoma’s new governor, Tulsa businessman Kevin Stitt, said he “personally did not vaccinate some of his own kids and opposed legislation that would require vaccinations for children if they wanted to attend public schools.” We weren’t able to #CanPan like we wanted to but our message isn’t dead. Earlier in the year, Stitt expressed skepticism … Read moreBreaking: Oklahoma’s new governor doesn’t vaccinate his kids

Dan Best, HHS drug pricing adviser, dies suddenly, HHS refuses to comment

Last week, the government’s top drug pricing adviser, Dan Best, died. HHS Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement, “It is with tremendous sadness that I learned of the passing of our friend and colleague. I had the great privilege to know Dan Best for the past decade. He joined me here at HHS out of … Read moreDan Best, HHS drug pricing adviser, dies suddenly, HHS refuses to comment