A 15-year-old Connecticut girl remains held by Boston Children’s Hospital, a victim of the hospital’s “kidnap and ransom” operation, traditionally called “K&R.” K&R is not usually seen in hospitals, and that’s what makes this story so bizarre and disturbing. Continue reading
The federal government has once again been exposed for lying about the safety of the infamous swine flu vaccine, also known as H1N1. According to a new study published in the journal The Lancet, people who received the swine flu vaccine during the 2009-2010 pandemic hoax were at an elevated risk of developing a potentially-deadly paralysis disorder known as Guillain-Barre syndrome, or GBS. Continue reading
Hot peppers are now at the medical community’s center of attention due to its promising benefits to the overall health and weight loss process, thanks to its natural compound called capsaicin. This substance works in so many different ways that can guarantee faster shedding of fat without compromising safety. Below are the 10 benefits of capsaicin for healthier weight loss. Continue reading
Aging populations have spent lifetimes searching for the fountain of youth. Unfortunately, no such fountain seems to exist. There are, however, droplets of youth. By combining enough of these droplets together, you may not find the fountain you’ve been seeking, but you can still refresh yourself with a splash of youthful vigor. Continue reading
Don’t like fruits and vegetables? Perhaps you’re not eating enough of them.
Results from a recent study show a link between the amount of fruits and vegetables people eat and their overall optimism in life. Continue reading
It came right down to the wire. But the FDA managed to squeak in a last-minute contender for the absolute worst flu-fighting idea of 2012.
Are you ready for this?
They’re proposing expanding the use of Tamiflu…to babies. Continue reading
Did You Know…
… Chemotherapy can be harmful, and according to the New England Journal of Medicine, is “Not Intended to Cure You”?
Most cancer patients believe Continue reading
Guarantees, insurance, promises.
Concerns over safety, security, and health make most people apprehensive about the future on some level. Guarding against future unknowns has become a big part of the American economy. You can get a warranty on almost anything with a battery, take out insurance on Continue reading
The next time somebody tries to tell you that there is no scientific evidence proving that fluoride chemicals are harmful to human health, simply point them to a new study review recently published in the Institute of Environmental Health Sciences journal Environmental Health Perspectives that shows, for something like the 25th time now, that fluoride damages brain development and leads to significantly lower IQ levels in humans. Continue reading
I’ve treated many cases of cancer going against the standard slash, burn, and cut mantra of the medical establishment.
And I’ve seen some great success. But no injection therapy I’ve ever used took my breath away for its ease of use and effectiveness. That is until I saw the treatment I’m going to tell you about this month! Continue reading
- Learn how the FDA bypassed or ignored safety issues on major drug approvals from Ronald Kavanagh, who was a drug reviewer for the FDA in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research from 1998 to 2008
- He reveals some of the internal rules of the FDA that are clearly designed to thwart serious safety reviews from the get-go, and other loopholes frequently used by drug companies to circumvent Continue reading
If you have ever seen the famous 1975 movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, you likely recall several disturbing scenes in which mental health patients are given frontal-lobe lobotomies, or the iconic scene where actor Jack Nicholson’s character undergoes electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Today, these horrific forms of so-called mental health treatment Continue reading
There are several states that have introduced bills specifically related to telemedicine in the current 2012 legislature session. These states include Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, Michigan, Connecticut, Hawaii, and Arizona.
Several bills introduced in the Maryland legislature are:
• SB 817, would require reimbursement to licensed healthcare providers if they are providing telemedicine services
• SB781 and HB 1149 require insurers, non-profit health services plans and health maintenance organizations to provide same coverage for healthcare services done whether in person or by telemedicine
• HB 1399 involves hospitals and the issue of credentialing and privileging Continue reading