Category Health Care

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Are You Brushing Your Teeth With Laundry Detergent? (Spoiler: Probably)

Shampoo, body wash, dishwashing liquid, laundry soap, and hand soap are all basically the same thing, at their core: Detergent, which is made from water and some combination of sodium laureth sulfate or sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS, for the sake of brevity). It can be either plant or petroleum-based. And they’re not just putting it […]

Biotech *Trade of the Day: ZYNE

Mixing Colorado, the growing Pot trade, the booming biotech sector, a healthy degree of speculation, and technical analysis, we have the *trade of the day for near, medium, and long-term traders/investors. The company is Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc., with ticker symbol:  ZYNE. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Devon, Pennsylvania, ZYNE is a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on […]

The Obama Legacy – Doublewood

When I read this headline “A Catastrophe Like No Other” in the WSJ, I thought it was about American foreign policy. http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304441304579479700454846082?mod=trending_now_2 I don’t live in the US to be able to appreciate what the Obama years of political showbiz will do to our future domestically.  I am thankful, however, that Obamacare does not (yet) apply to […]

Brominated Vegetable Oil, Fluoride, etc. – Where does it end?

Why are we not running 5K’s to get this crap out of our food/drinks?!? How can we address curing cancer if we are unwilling to look at the possible sources of our illnesses? December 12, 2012 Drink Ingredient Gets a Look By STEPHANIE STROM Sarah Kavanagh and her little brother were looking forward to the bottles […]

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Zombie Generation: Big Industry & Engineering The New Dumb

An article in today’s New York Times describes a disturbing trend in which children, even without an ADD/ADHD diagnosis, are being prescribed adderall to improve their performance in school. This is especially prevalent in lower-income families where, as the pediatrician who is the focus of the article states, “We’ve decided as a society that it’s […]

NY Times: Big Chem, Big Harm? – A Commentary by “Rothschild”

“Rothschild” Response and Commentary on this NY Times article. The obfuscation of truth and health threats by big business has always been something that has enraged me.  But before I say “regulate!” I ask, what is the role of Government?  I’m not sure what the general public thinks the contemporary role of Government is, but according […]

Fear in America, Poison in Dallas

The US Government and their Eager Beavers in the corporate news media are always salivating over one disease or another, because it’s so helpful to them to be constantly promoting one. It might be H1N1, SARS, Swine Flu, or in the case of this thinly-veiled propaganda piece from CBS News, West Nile virus. Disease is […]

Healthcare reform debate

As a follow-up/rebuttal to the CNBC healthcare reform debate from last night, I figured I would inject some free-market sense into the conversation, as the entire debate (as far as I can tell) was completely one-sided. The point of this post is not to force my opinion on you, but to at least provide an […]

Swine Flu

Along the same lines as the media drowning the public with economic mistruths, I figured I’d include the government/media’s “scare-tactics” over the swine flu into the equation. The below article goes over what the public is not supposed to know or find out about the swine flu. As with most things, it all boils down […]

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