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CNN: She thought it was perfume. It was actually a nerve agent

According to investigators, when 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess of Amesbury, a town eight miles north of Salisbury (UK), put her perfume on at the end of June, she was “actually applying a Soviet-era nerve agent that had previously sickened a former Russian spy and his daughter.” RELATED STORY: Russia hides cancer risks to protect its role […]

Omega-3 no protection against heart attack or strokes, say scientists

According to a large and comprehensive review, the long-held belief that omega-3’s protect us from heart attack, stroke or early death, is wrong. While it is true that small amounts of omega-3 fatty acids are essential for our health, the review by the respected Cochrane Collaboration, which involved more than 112,000 people, says there is no evidence […]

World-famous cardiologist says: Saturated fats DO NOT cause heart disease and are not necessarily bad for you

Is saturated fat really the health hazard it’s been made out to be? Dr. Aseem Malhotra is an interventional cardiologist consultant in London, U.K., who gained quite a bit of publicity after the publication of his peer-reviewed editorial1 in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) in 2013. In it, he seriously challenges the conventional view on saturated […]

Mother who was sexually trafficked as a child in foster care has her own baby medically kidnapped – Fears for her safety

by Health Impact News/ Staff A Maryland couple followed the advice of their doctors, and now their baby has been taken away from them by Child Protective Services. First time parents, Jennifer Guskin and Scott McFalls, were concerned about their baby’s weight, but none of the three pediatricians they consulted noticed that baby Iris had a tongue […]

Used by ancient monks for 100 health conditions, why is it banned?

Cannabis, better known as marijuana, has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. It’s been heralded as a “cure-all,” revered for its healing properties, particularly for pain but also as a potential anticancer treatment. Marijuana was a popular botanical medicine in the 19th and 20th centuries, common in U.S. pharmacies of the […]

CNN: People sickened across 10 states by parasite in outbreak linked to McDonald’s salads

(CNN)More illnesses have been reported across the United States in two separate cyclospora outbreaks, federal health officials said Thursday. In less than a week, the number of cases of reported illness from eating McDonald’s salads rose from 61 to 163. The US Food and Drug Administration announced the latest count on Thursday: 163 people in […]

Critical Vaccine Studies: 400 important scientific papers parents and pediatricians need to be aware of

Vaccines: Are they safe? Are they effective? To help answer those questions is Neil Z. Miller, a medical research journalist, and director of the Thinktwice Global Vaccine Institute. Miller has investigated vaccines for three decades and written several books on the subject, including “Vaccines: Are They Really Safe and Effective?,” “Vaccine Safety Manual for Concerned Families […]

Two deadliest doctor-prescribed pills if you’re under 50

Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Preliminary data for 2016 reveals the death toll may be as high as 65,000 — a 19 percent increase in a single year. Opioids, narcotic pain killers, are responsible for nearly two-thirds, about 42,000, of these deaths. Between 2002 and 2015, more […]