The majority of additives in U.S. foods have undergone either inadequate or zero regulatory oversight. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just issued a policy statement about the risks to children’s health of the more than 10,000 chemicals directly or indirectly added to food and “food contact materials” in the U.S. with three primary aims: (1) to review and highlight the significant health concerns associated with the chemicals in foods; (2) to formulate recommendations that pediatricians can share with families; and (3) to propose “urgently needed reforms” pertaining to regulation of food additives by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s take a devastating toll on all whom they touch.
Essential oils can be used for more than aromatherapy. For one, certain kinds of essential oils can help soothe the pain caused by a sinus headache.
Most people think that growing old means forgetting more things.
The cascade of cannabis legality now and in the near future is better than expected from a decade or so ago. It’s been a state-by-state struggle the whole time while leaving the federal law against cannabis intact.
ABC7 in New York is reporting on the story of a Long Island mother who lost custody of her 13-year-old son when she disagreed with doctors over his treatment.
It’s about technology transfer, not legalization
We have lost the war on cancer. At the beginning of the last century, one person in twenty would get cancer. In the 1940s it was one out of every sixteen people. In the 1970s it was one person out of ten. Today one person out of three gets cancer in the course of their life.
The idea that there are “medical experts” who, by virtue of the MD initials placed after their names, automatically know more than anyone else about vaccines is pervasive.