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Consumer rights watchdog checks American whiskey quality

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://en.itar-tass.com/russia/745069

Rospotrebnadzor consumer rights watchdog in Russia is checking American Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey whiskey, also American bourbon whiskey on quality concerns. Said phthalates found in bourbon may cause functional changes in the central nervous system, endocrine system, oncologic diseases.

Ebola outbreak scale ‘vastly underestimated’ – WHO

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/180452-ebola-underestimated-who-outbreak/

The official death toll from the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa is currently standing at 1,069 deaths out of 1,975 cases, but the numbers could be vastly underestimated, the World Health Organization has warned.“[WHO] staff at the outbreak sites see evidence that the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak.

UN chief urges governments to avoid Ebola panic

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/12/375080/un-urges-govts-to-avoid-ebola-panic/

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: “We need to avoid panic and fear. Ebola can be prevented,”“With resources, knowledge, early action people can survive. Ebola has been “successfully brought under control elsewhere.

Guinea declares health emergency as Ebola outbreak worsens

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/180340-guinea-health-emergency-ebola/

Guinea declared “health emergency” as people killed by the Ebola virus in the West African nation reached 377. More flights to West African countriescancelled. Region waits for arrival of experimental drugs. 1,000 doses of Zmapp, been barely tested on humans, on their way from the US.

Cancer-Linked Colgate Total Ingredient Suggests Flaws in FDA Approval Process

August 12th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Cancer-Linked_Colgate_Total_Ingredient_Suggests_Flaws_in_FDA_Approval_Process/37211/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The chemical triclosan linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals. Regulators reviewing whether it’s safe to put in soap, cutting boards and toys. Companies are phasing it out. Minnesota bans it in many products. ColgatePalmolive Co.’s Total toothpaste contains it.

Ebola outbreak death toll rises to 1,013

August 11th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/12/374970/ebola-outbreak-death-toll-rises-to-1013/

World Health Organization (WHO): Ebola outbreak death toll 1,013 as the virus spreads through the West African countries. Ebola virus spreads through direct contact with infected blood, feces or sweat. It can also be spread through sexual contact or the unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.

Dozens Of Horses Mysteriously Sick With Undetermined Condition

August 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Health

Link: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/08/06/dozens-of-socal-horses-mysteriously-sick-cause-of-condition-undetermined/

A mysterious condition has left dozens of horses sick and owners searching for answers the high desert. KCAL9’s Tom Wait met with several owners Wednesday whose horses have been affected by a rare condition.

Russia bans Ukrainian food over health risk

August 3rd, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/03/373877/russia-bans-ukraine-food-on-health-risk/

Friday Moscow blocked most grain,dairy imports from Ukraine; iafter discovering contaminants in them. Also planning to block European fruit and vegetable as well as US poultry due to pests and harmful levels of antibiotics.

State of emergency in Ohio as over 400,000 warned to not drink toxic tap water

August 2nd, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/177592-usa-water-ohio-toxin/

A state of emergency has been declared in northwest Ohio after about 400,000 people were warned not to drink water as tests revealed the presence of a toxin in it. Residents told not to boil the water because it will increase the toxin’s concentration, not use the water for bathing children.

African troops deployed to contain potentially ‘catastrophic’ Ebola outbreak

August 2nd, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/177564-ebola-outbreak-catastrophic-who/

The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is outpacing efforts to contain it. African leaders have agreed on tougher measures to stop the disease, while the US is preparing facilities to treat its two infected citizens. Outbreak is moving faster than efforts to control it.

Russian MPs eye tobacco-like mandatory ‘scare’ packaging for fast food

August 1st, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/177228-fast-food-warnings-russia/

“Consumers have to be informed of harmful ingredients; “Excessive consumption leads to obesity, harms lungs, heart, kidneys, liver.” “Packaging of such products should have threatening pictures showing diseases that can be caused by fast food.” McDonald’s in Russia, declined to comment.

Atlanta's Emory University Hospital to receive patient infected with Ebola

July 31st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Health

Link: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jul/31/atlanta-emory-university-hospital-ebola-patient

The patient is expected to arrive ‘within the next several days’, the university said in a statement

Ebola outbreak: pan-African airline halts flights to west African countries

July 31st, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/30/ebola-outbreak-pan-african-airline-halts-flights-liberia-sierra-leone

Pan-African airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone, and the Liberian football association cancelled games as fears grow of the spread of the Ebola virus.

‘Radical action required’: Drug-resistant malaria spreads in Asia, Africa

July 31st, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/176992-malaria-resistance-asia-africa/

Drug-resistant malaria is dangerously spreading in South-East Asia,in central Burma, southern Laos, and north-eastern Cambodia according to a recent study. “Radical action” is needed to prevent it from spreading further.

Congressional Report: Ebola Bio Kits Deployed to National Guard Units In All 50 States

July 30th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Congressional_Report%3A_Ebola_Bio_Kits_Deployed_to_National_Guard_Units_In_All_50_States/36943/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Department of Defense has deployed biological diagnostic systems to National Guard support teams in all 50 states. amid growing fears the Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus might spread outside of West Africa. The portable systems are designed for “low probability, high consequence” scenarios.

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

July 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Health

Link: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBAMA_EXPORTING_POLLUTION_ABRIDGED?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-07-28-04-39-21

Oregon's largest coal-burning power plant is expected to shut down in a few years, but that doesn't mean coal is dead.

Ebola only a plane ride away from USA

July 28th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Health

Link: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/28/ebola-potential-to-spread/13267909/

Since it was detected in March, the number of cases attributed to Ebola in the West African nations of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea stands at 1,201, including 672 deaths. Two U.S. doctors contracted the virus while trying to stop the spread of the infectious disease.

Detroit Forces Farmer to Destroy 248 Gallons of Milk, 1200 Free-Range Eggs

July 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Police State, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/dept-ag-forces-farmer-destroy-248-gallons-organic-milk-1200-free-range-eggs-detroit-suffers-3rd-world-conditions/

The state of Michigan decided to direct its minimal resources to crack-down on a few small food co-ops in the city of Standish for offering farm-fresh food.

Record growth of organic food consumption in the U.S. and India

July 27th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2014/07/27/record-growth-organic-food-consumption-us-india/

U.S. Organic Trade Association (OTA) found that the 2013 figures represent the fastest growth in purchase and consumption of organic food in five years, exceeded $35 billion for the first time. In Ireland, figures report a growth of the organic retail market, another fast-emerging organic food market is India.

Runaway Ebola-Infected Woman Dies As US Doctor Tests Positive For Virus

July 27th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Health

Link: http://www.infiniteunknown.net/2014/07/27/runaway-ebola-infected-woman-dies-as-us-doctor-tests-positive-for-virus/

Runaway Ebola-Infected Woman Dies As US Doctor Tests Positive For Virus (ZeroHedge. It continues to go from bad to worse for Africa’s “deadliest ever” Ebola epidemic which has officially claimed well over 600 lives, and unofficially many more.

Woman with 'toxic dental fillings' discovers mercury poisoning is to blame' for crippling symptoms mistaken for MS

July 24th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2703896/Woman-toxic-dental-fillings-discovers-mercury-poisoning-blame-crippling-symptoms-mistaken-MS.html

woman diagnosed with MS after losing the ability to walk claims her symptoms were actually the result of mercury poisoning from dental fillings. now back to full health, having had the fillings she claims were responsible, removed.

U.S. Pork Producers Keep Using Drug Banned or Restricted in 160 Countries

July 24th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/U.S._Pork_Producers_Keep_Using_Drug_Banned_or_Restricted_in_160_Countries/36815/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Pig farmers in United States feed controversial drug ractopamine to their livestock to 60%, 80% of domestic pigs, cattle to make them grow leaner before slaughter. Food and Drug Administration approved it 15 years ago, claim was safe to use. Can cause increased heart rates in humans. EU baned.

China bubonic plague death: Town of 30,000 placed in quarantine after man dies

July 23rd, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014853488

An entire Chinese town of 30,000 people has been quarantined off from the rest of the country after a man living in a nearby village died from bubonic plague. Police have now had the old town of Yumen city in Gansu province sealed off for more than a week; Xinhua state media agency.

This everyday food helps fight the war on cancer

July 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Health

Link: http://www.belmarrahealth.com/cancer/this-everyday-food-helps-fight-war-on-cancer/

colon cancer, dietDid you know that a diet high in dairy might just increase colon cancer survival? New research by the American Cancer Society, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, reveals that a diet rich in dairy products may slightly prolong the lives of people diagnosed with colon cancer.

Four Cases of Life-Threatening Plague Found in Colorado

July 18th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://patriotrising.com/2014/07/18/four-cases-life-threatening-plague-found-colorado/

The man who got pneumonic plague hospitalized. thought to have contracted infection from his dog, likely exposed to plague-infected fleas near Denver. Three additional residents had direct contact with the dog, had mild symptoms, according to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environmen.t

Mexico is going to war on the nation's obesity epidemic by banning television ads for soda and high-calorie foods

July 17th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.orrazz.com/2014/07/mexico-is-going-to-war-on-nations.html

Mexico is restricting television advertising for high-calorie food and soft drinks. Restrictions also imposed on similar ads at the cinema. UK, Norway and Quebec province in Canada, have bans on advertising junk food in children's television.

Loaf-threatening: More than half of British breads contain ‘toxic’ pesticides

July 17th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/uk/173476-pesticide-toxic-uk-poison/

Over 60 percent of breads in the UK contain pesticide residues, according to analysis of government data generated by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA) expert committee on pesticide residues in food (PRIF). 25 percent contain traces of multiple toxins, the research reveals.

Ancient Medicine Uses This Root as a Solution for Diabetes

July 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/ayurvedic-detox-diet-diabetics/

Ginger; used since antiquity,new studies prove Zingiber officinale (ginger) can help with proper insulin release, lipid metabolism, and has demonstrated antihyperglycemic effects. has shown outstanding protective effects on diabetic liver, kidney,eyes, reduces neural system complications.

Frequent Use of Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops Making Some People Sick-Video

July 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Frequent_Use_of_Smartphones%2C_Tablets_and_Laptops_Making_Some_People_Sick/36672/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The new documentary film Mobilize warns of the health dangers from cell phone radiation. Now a new study in the journal Pediatrics shows that there are less-predictable health risks from using smartphones, tablets and laptops, including rashes from the frequently used metal, nickel.

Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says-Video

July 11th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/10/gmo-labels-congress_n_5576255.html

Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture: genetic engineering of food a thorough success for feeding the hungry, improving nutrition and reducing use of pesticides. People who oppose GMOs or want them labeled are alarmists so it should not be allowed.

Research Professor Begs EPA and USDA to Refuse New 2,4-D Herbicide

July 10th, 2014
Categories: Environment, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/research-professor-implores-epa-usda-refuse-new-24-d-herbicide/

Charles Benbrook serves on the USDA’s AC 21 Agricultural Biotechnology Advisory Committee: 2,4-D chemicals causes neurological disorders, kidney, liver damage, reproductive failure, disruption of endocrine system, cancers, pollute drinking water, cause damage that can't be undone.

Women Given Radiation for Breast Cancer 8x more Likely to Develop Lung Cancer

July 8th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/women-given-radiation-breast-cancer-8-x-likely-develop-lung-cancer/

Aside from increasing heart cancer risks, women given radiation treatment (or even mammography screenings) for breast cancer are 8 times more likely to develop lung cancer within 5 years of treatment.

Consumers Across the Nation are Boycotting Kellogg’s Foods – Here’s Why

July 5th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/consumers-across-nation-boycotting-kelloggs-foods/

Consumers are boycotting Kellogg’s. Kellogg’s corn flakes and other food-like products that the company makes are full of Bt Corn. The EPA has registered Bt corn as a pesticide since the crop makes its own insecticide. shown to cause health problems.

Hospitals Are Mining Patients’ Credit Card Data to Predict Who Will Get Sick

July 4th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Hospitals_Are_Mining_Patients%E2%80%99_Credit_Card_Data_to_Predict_Who_Will_Get_Sick/36392/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Carolinas HealthCare, which runs more than 900 care centers, including hospitals, nursing homes, doctors’ offices, and surgical centers, has begun plugging consumer data on 2 million people into algorithms designed to identify high-risk patients so that doctors can intervene before they get sick.

UK Parliament Meets to Discuss Dangers of World’s Best Selling Herbicide: RoundUp

July 3rd, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/uk-parliament-meets-discuss-dangers-worlds-best-selling-herbicide-roundup/

Included experts from all over the world to discuss glyphosate agreed that glyphosate is harming our ecosystem, and human life as the industrial agricultural model of farming requires ever-more herbicide use. Solutions to the prevalent use of glyphosate were also discussed.

GM blood cells to protect tomorrow’s soldiers from bioweapons?

July 2nd, 2014
Categories: News, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/169796-genetically-engineered-blood-cells/

Blood transfusions containing genetically engineered cells could be the future of countering germ warfare, according to new research sponsored by DARPA, which hopes modified blood cells could help neutralize biological toxins deployed against soldiers.

Fracking industry fumes as researchers reveal high levels of leaking methane

July 1st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/169592-fracking-pennsylvania-study-scandal/

Latest drilling techniques for obtaining gas, which drill horizontally as opposed to the more traditional vertical drilling, shows a higher rate of leaking methane. Results suggest that hazardous leaks of methane could pose potential obstacles for drilling across the nation,

Marijuana Compounds Shown to Protect the Nervous System Against MS

July 1st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/active-plant-compounds-marijuana-protect-nervous-system-ms/

Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology: active chemicals in marijuana can help treat multiple sclerosis and similar diseases. The active compounds, namely THC and CBD, are able to do so by inhibiting inflammation of the spinal chord and brain. “Cannabinoids, possess anti-inflammatory properties.

Attorney General Rejects GMA’s Attempt to Throw out GMO Labeling Laws

June 30th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/attorney-general-rejects-grocery-manufacturers-associations-attempt-throw-gmo-labeling-laws/

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) tried to undo latest legally voted GMO labeling laws, but Thurston County Superior Court Judge Christine Schaller ruled the states’ case against the (GMA) will move forward, rejecting the GMA’s motion to dismiss the case on constitutional grounds.

Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward Holds Public Forum on Geo-Engineering, Weather Modification

June 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Arizona_State_Senator_Kelli_Ward_Holds_Public_Forum_on_Geo-Engineering%2C_Weather_Modification/36268/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward held a forum to discuss public concerns regarding white vapor trails in the skies. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) representatives Sherri Zendri and Beth Hager were on hand to answer questions from residents who claim planes are spraying chemicals.

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