Will Congress act to make a safe, non-addictive pain option available to Americans? While the country is still focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, the scourge of opioid abuse is killing Americans in record numbers. New numbers from the CDC show that overdose deaths increased almost 30 percent from 2019 to 2020 to reach a record… Continue reading Two Bills Offer Opioid Alternative
Month: July 2021
The Great Cell Phone Experiment
Next Public Health Crisis?
How the cell phone industry has muddied the waters for decades on the science of cell phone safety. Are cell phones dangerous for human health? Many scientists knowledgeable about the issues say that they do pose human health risks. Ask the telecoms industry and their friends in the federal government, though, and you get a… Continue reading Next Public Health Crisis?
Clock Ticking For Supplements
The FDA could be preparing to unleash an anti-supplement policy as early as next year that could eliminate tens of thousands of products from the market—in the middle of a pandemic. Recently, the FDA announced that, by the end of June 2022, it plans to release drafts or final versions of a number of policies,… Continue reading Clock Ticking For Supplements
They Knew All Along: Cell Phone Dangers
Cell phone companies had the technology to make their products safer, but never did. Cell phones have become ubiquitous in today’s world, with Americans spending nearly five and a half hours on their phones every day. But are they safe? A compelling case can be made that the cell phone industry knew about the dangers… Continue reading They Knew All Along: Cell Phone Dangers
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Why the FDA is Attacking NAC Supplements
N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) has been on the market as a supplement for decades—why is the FDA attacking it now? A few weeks ago, we told you about the FDA’s recent actions threatening NAC supplements—products which the FDA has allowed on the market for decades. The question is, why now, after all these years, is the FDA… Continue reading Why the FDA is Attacking NAC Supplements
Time to Give Up Red Meat?
A new study elaborates the connection between red meat and cancer, but the story is much more complicated than the media lets on. The study, published in the journal Cancer Discovery, found specific patterns of DNA damage caused by diets high in red meat. The study elucidates how a high consumption of red meat damages… Continue reading Time to Give Up Red Meat?
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Microwave Neighborhoods Coming
How a little-known rule could alter your neighborhood and endanger your health. The federal government has ensured that 5G can come to your neighborhood whether you like it or not. A recent rule change allows the telecoms industry to turn consenting private residences into cell towers, endangering the health of the neighborhood. The only way… Continue reading Microwave Neighborhoods Coming