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Health News: ACSH in the news, the dangers of overweight pregnancy, & polio for brain cancer

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Catch the latest in health news: ACSH’s Dr. Josh Bloom and ACSH advisor Dr. David Seres both quoted in the NY state attorney general’s press release on dietary supplements, pregnancy while obese carries some dangerous risks like stillbirth, and polio is used to kill brain cancer in a small but … Continue reading

ACSH on Law and Order? We work with the NY Attorney General on supplement reform.

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We have written numerous times about the folly of the supplements industry, the latest incident (see the original report by the Times’ Anahad O’Connor) where GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreens were forced to pull supplement products from their shelves by New York state attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman. Continue reading

Health News: Fiber for longevity, GMO labeling wars, & Norovirus vaccine

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The latest in health news: Norovirus may meet its demise in the form of a vaccine, a GM bill introduced in Congress could halt labeling, and cereal fiber could be the key to longevity

Indiana Gov. allows clean needle exchange, at last, to stem HIV epidemic

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Gov. Pence of Indiana just decided to combat an HIV outbreak in a rural county via the harm-reduction tactic of needle exchange. We applaud him, while wondering why he gave the epidemic a 3-month head start? Continue reading

Federal GMO labeling bill back in Congress

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The “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,” first proposed by Representative Mike Pompeo (R-Kan) and Representative G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) is once Continue reading

The CDC in cahoots with the CA “health” dept. ramps up its anti-e-cig propaganda

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Another set of expensive campaigns, funded by your government’s tax dollars, aimed at falsely demonizing e-cigs and keeping smokers afraid to try them. Result: CDC and CA spending your money to kill smokers. Does anyone care? Continue reading

“Fast food ban” in South LA doesn’t curb obesity

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Fast food often gets a bad reputation, but the solution to the obesity epidemic does not involve limiting fast food restaurants. According to new Continue reading

Health News: High-protein myths, Glyphosate ruling, & Dr. Ross’ latest op-ed

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The latest in health news: The myths on high protein diets, Glyphosate ruling ignores the science, & Dr. Ross’ latest op-ed on Science 2.0.

IARC’s ruling on glyphosate ignores the science

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This month’s meeting in Lyon, France, of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – the branch of the UN’s World Health Organization that studies the relationship between environmental and lifestyle risk factors and Continue reading

The Shame Of America’s “Public Health”

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Dr. Gilbert Ross in Science 2.0, March 20, 2015

Our nation’s most influential, respected and powerful public health officials and academics are engaged in a vast,corrupt and fraudulent conspiracy to keep Continue reading


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