More Health Care Reform Ideas

These are from John Goodman, a top healthcare analyst now at Goodman Institute. Goodman has proposed a number of reforms that we think should be considered in any effort to improve or replace Obamacare. Offer tax credits to employees. Tax credits are offered to individuals purchasing health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges. If tax credits… Continue reading More Health Care Reform Ideas

MRIs: FDA Asleep at the Wheel

The European Union has restricted the use of MRI contrasting agents. Why hasn’t the FDA? Action Alert! European health authorities have suspended the use of gadolinium contrasting agents in MRI scans due to concern that these acids can accumulate in the brain. A European review committee found convincing evidence of gadolinium accumulating in brain tissue… Continue reading MRIs: FDA Asleep at the Wheel

Chargemaster Rap

Hospital prices are not determined by supply and demand but are purely administrative decisions. These decisions are made by the institution’s Chargemaster. Hospitals are not required to make their Chargemaster public. Read Full Article.

The Emerging Sperm Count Crisis

If sperm counts continue declining at the current rate, humans could become extinct. Analyzing nearly 200 studies, researchers have found that the sperm counts in men across North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand have halved in less than forty years. The study found that the decline in men’s sperm counts may also be accelerating.… Continue reading The Emerging Sperm Count Crisis

EPA Generates its Own Pollution

Courts reprimand agency for giving big companies a pass on animal waste. Following a recent court case, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) – more commonly known as factory farms or animal feeding lots – will have to report their air pollution emissions. Earlier this year, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals declared illegal a 2008… Continue reading EPA Generates its Own Pollution

Dr. Rebecca Boyd- Relieve Bladder Pain Now!

Are you suffering with chronic pain or pressure over your bladder?  Do you feel like you have to pee frequently, usually in small amounts?  Do you feel like you have a urinary tract infection, but when you get tested, it’s negative? Painful intercourse? More than 4 million women suffer with these symptoms of interstitial cystitis,… Continue reading Dr. Rebecca Boyd- Relieve Bladder Pain Now!

A Gut Check for Autism

Even mainstream science is realizing the importance of the gut microbiome to autism and healthy child development. Dr. Stephanie Seneff’s autism research has focused on glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, the most ubiquitous herbicide in the world. The side effects of autism, she found, closely mimic those of glyphosate toxicity. The steadily rising use… Continue reading A Gut Check for Autism