US Health & Healthcare Undermined by Propaganda & Politics–Both Parties

An article in STAT News (Nov. 22) suggests that the FDA’s drug approval process and reliance on the “gold standard”will undergo “a seismic shift” in the Donald Trump administration. “Public health advocates are bracing for a seismic shift: a surrender of the agency’s rules . . . Continue reading →

How Monsanto Rigged the System: through Politics & Propaganda

A profit-enhancing policy trumps public safety & scientific integrity In the mid-1980s, the U.S. executive branch was persuaded that the biotechnology industry would boost the U.S. economy out of its doldrums. To accommodate this newly developing industry, the executive branch gave the . . . Continue reading →

A GMO Debacle: Growth Hormone Contaminated Milk

Why milk with added bovine growth hormone (BGH) was rejected in Canada, but approved by the US FDA   Dr. Richard Wolfson describes why Health Canada rejected its approval of BGH milk. “When we inject a hormone into an animal or a . . . Continue reading →

Biotech Agriculture Failed to Increase Crop Yields, but Increased Use of Herbicide

Monsanto has earned a reputation as “the most evil company in the world.” It earned its bad reputation as a result of the company’s uninterrupted history of using massive amounts of toxic poisons that pollute the earth, the rivers and the environment; . . . Continue reading →

EPA Caves to Monsanto’s Objection

Few Americans are aware that in 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization (WHO)  declared glyphosate a “probable human carcinogen.” The Environmental Protection Agency’s Scientific Advisory Panel was scheduled to meet on October 18-21 to assess the . . . Continue reading →

The merger of two mega corporate rogues: Bayer & Monsanto

Fifty-four years after the publication of Rachel Carson’s clarion call, against a Silent Spring,  the pesticide sector of the agricultural industry is vastly energized by genetically engineered (GE) food crops. Behemoth monopolies are being forged by biotech corporate rogues who have deluged the farming . . . Continue reading →

From Eugenics to Scientism: a dangerous fallacy that leads to human catastrophe

“Scientism” is an ideology whose adherents believe that modern science can answer all important questions about the universe and human life, and that science is the only source of knowledge.  A foundational premise of scientism is the “dogmatic endorsement of scientific methodology . . . Continue reading →

Who decides if it’s treatment or a medical experiment?

Current worrisome trends U.S. government and academic bioethicists and institutional ethics review boards (IRB) have expunged the explicit honest terminology of the Nuremberg Code: “experiment” has been replaced by the innocuous term “study”; “human subject” is being replaced by “participant”; and the . . . Continue reading →

Blitzed: Nazi Germany’s methamphetamine addiction

Norman Ohler, an award winning German journalist and author of novels, has written an astonishing historical account that brings to light a previously unmentioned, but pervasive facet of life during the Third Reich. The German book title, Der Totale Rausch“(2015) is a play . . . Continue reading →

Patient H.M. Dark Roots and Dubious Ethics: Neuroscience Research Methods

The patient, H.M. as he has been widely known within the neuropsychological literature for more than five decades was Henry Molaison whose identity was made public only after his death in 2008. Luke Dittrich is an award winning journalist whose recently published . . . Continue reading →