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cancer studies

Thousands of breast cancer studies are totally bogus, warns science writer and author of new book

NPR science correspondent and author of the new book,“Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions,” Richard Harris has shined a light on the many issues that plague the world of scientific research — and he’s exposed a dark industry secret: Many studies are actually totally worthless junk. According to […]

Victory: GMOs and neonicotinoid insecticides are now BANNED on Colorado county-owned land

Victory: GMOs and neonicotinoid insecticides are now BANNED on Colorado county-owned land

Is Colorado’s Boulder County paving the way for our country to be free of GMOs and toxic insecticides? It sure looks like it; the county has made headlines with their recent banning of certain GMO crops from being grown on county-owned land. And they’ve even banned the use of harmful neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) on the […]

vaccine mumps

Mumps outbreaks reported among vaccinated children … Is the vaccine causing the outbreaks?

Mumps outbreaks have been on the rise, but not among those who are unvaccinated. In what appears to be a rather ironic twist, it seems that the majority of people affected by the disease are those who have received inoculations to “protect” them from mumps. In 2016, more than 5,000 cases of mumps were reported, […]

Horrifying: Toxic chemical in Pepsi known to cause DNA breaking, fragmentation

Horrifying: Toxic chemical in Pepsi known to cause DNA breaking, fragmentation

High-fructose corn syrup isn’t the only ingredient found in sodas that consumers should be concerned about. Pepsi and other sodas contain a toxic byproduct known as 4-Methylimidazole, or 4-MEI for short, that may be increasing your cancer risks. Pepsi has come under fire for violations of California’s Proposition 65 in relation to 4-MEI. The Center for […]

Alarming new study warns that Chinese air pollution is already killing people

Alarming new study warns that Chinese air pollution is already killing people

Air pollution in China is nothing new; in late 2015, the country was even forced to issue a “red alert” for the high levels of pollution. You know the air quality is bad when you have to close schools and place a travel ban for half the cars in a city. An assessment of Beijing’s […]

dog

Alert: US dog food recalled after discovered to contain fatal dose of euthanasia drug

Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food has recently issues a recall on some of their products after traces of a potentially lethal drug were found in their food. Pentobarbital is a sedative normally used to euthanize horses, cats, and dogs. Evanger’s Hunk of Beef Dog Food is currently the only product suspected of contamination. The manufacturer […]

Bees

Costco calls on its suppliers to avoid using bee-killing pesticides

Could a retail giant help give more traction to the movement against pesticides that harm bees? The popular big-box retailer, Costco, has called for their suppliers to limit their use of non-essential pesticides in their products that will be sold in Costco stores. Specifically, the retailer is discouraging the use of neonicotinoids, a controversial class […]

vaccine

Shingles vaccines can transform vaccinated people into “carriers”

Shingles, also known as “zoster” or “herpes zoster,” will affect roughly 1 out of every 3 American adults during their lifetime. Estimates suggest that there are upwards of one million cases of shingles each year in the United States. The disease is caused by dormant varicella zoster virus — the same virus that causes chicken […]

pharmacist

Pharmacist faces murder trial after his contaminated medicine kills 64 patients

In 2012, over 700 people across 20 different states were diagnosed with fungal meningitis and other infections after being given contaminated medication. This egregious error led to what was the most deadly outbreak of meningitis ever seen in the United States; 64 people died in nine different states. Now, the trial is finally in motion. […]

palm oil

Controversial ingredient sparks debate: Could palm oil give you cancer?

Palm oil has been the subject of controversy for many years now due to the environmental impacts of its cultivation. The palm oil industry is linked to deforestation, habitat degradation, animal cruelty and indigenous rights abuses. New research indicates that in addition to be being bad for the environment, palm oil is likely bad for […]