Premier Government Body of Science and Medicine Turning Into Yet Another Agency for Corporate Science

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Conflicts of interests at Institute of Medicine (IOM) may have coaxed the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a new narcotic painkiller, Zohydro

When FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg was criticized for the agency’s approval of Zohydro, she countered saying that “100 million Americans” Continue reading

Institute of Medicine Safety Report Confirms Vaccine Dangers

For years natural health experts have been battling mainstream medical officials over the existence of vaccine dangers, but a new safety report by the Institute of Medicine settles the argument; they reveal that a relationship exists between vaccine use and adverse health effects. The comprehensive safety report released by the organization aimed to examine the side effects of vaccine use, and it ended up divulging information regarding vaccine side effects that most mainstream medical officials would have previously disregarded.

The statement by the IOM that a “relationship between certain vaccines and adverse health complications does exist” is monumental since it is coming from a mainstream medical organization Continue reading

Calcium Intake: More Is Not Better

Hello, this is Dr. JoAnn Manson, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. I would like to talk with you today about calcium intake and the increasing evidence that more is not better when it comes to optimal health.

Calcium has been in the news a lot lately. You probably have heard about the studies linking calcium supplements to an increased risk for cardiovascular events, vascular calcification, and kidney stones in the Women’s Health Initiative Calcium/Vitamin D Supplementation Study.[1] Now a large prospective study from Sweden published in the British Medical Journal [2] indicates that even when it comes to bone health, more is not better for calcium intake. Continue reading