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(BMJ) – Video: Conflicts of Interest – WHO and the pandemic flu “conspiracies”

Key scientists advising the World Health Organization on planning for an influenza pandemic had done paid work for pharmaceutical firms that stood to gain from the guidance they were preparing. These conflicts of interest have never been publicly disclosed by WHO, and WHO has dismissed inquiries into its handling of the A/H1N1 pandemic as “conspiracy theories.” Deborah Cohen and Philip Carter investigate Video Link Here

(Telegraph) – California to ban plastic bags

California is to become the first US state to ban plastic bags in supermarkets in a move Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger called a “great victory for the environ Read More Here

(ABCNews) – More Teens May Be Getting High off Prescription Drugs

One high school student in five has taken a prescription drug without a doctor’s order, according to a nationwide survey. Read More Here

(NaturalNews) – WHO scandal exposed: Advisors received kickbacks from H1N1 vaccine manufacturers – Mike Adams

A stunning new report reveals that top scientists who convinced the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare H1N1 a global pandemic held close financial ties to the drug companies that profited from the sale of those vaccines. This report, published in the British Medical Journal, exposes the hidden ties that drove WHO to declare a pandemic, resulting in billions of dollars in profits for vaccine manufacturers. Read More Here

(TheNation) – The Secret History of Lead

The next time you pull the family barge in for a fill-up, check it out: The gas pumps read “Unleaded.” You might reasonably suppose this is because naturally occurring lead has been thoughtfully removed from the gasoline. But you would be wrong. There is no lead in gasoline unless somebody puts it there. And, a little more than seventy-five years ago, some of America’s leading corporations–General Motors, Du Pont and Standard Oil of New Jersey (known nowadays as Exxon)–were that somebody. They got together and put lead, a known poison, into gasoline, for profit. Read More Here

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(NaturalNews) – New study: Breast cancer deaths lower in areas without mammograms

A 2005 study concluded that a push in Denmark to screen large numbers of women for breast cancer with mammography had reduced breast cancer deaths in Copenhagen by a whopping 25 percent. Sounds like proof that regular mammograms are truly life-savers, right? Wrong. Scientists from the Nordic Cochrane Center in Copenhagen and the Folkehelseinstituttet in Oslo have re-examined this pro-mammogram study along with additional data and come up with an entirely different conclusion. Read More Here

(NaturalNews) – Expectant mothers reduce diabetes risk in newborns by eating more vegetables

Women who eat more vegetables while pregnant significantly reduce their children’s risk of developing Type 1 diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Gothenburg and Linkoping University in Sweden, and published in the journal Pediatric Diabetes. Read More Here

(Reuters) – Nestle says drops palm oil supplier after report

Nestle, the world’s biggest food group, said it had stopped buying palm oil from Indonesia’s Sinar Mas due to concerns about rainforest destruction, following a similar move by consumer goods firm Unilever.

Nestle’s announcement came after Greenpeace released a report on Wednesday which looked into how the company was sourcing palm oil. Read More Here

(BBC) – Anti-psychotic drugs link to pneumonia warning

The use of anti-psychotic drugs in the elderly doubles the risk of potentially fatal pneumonia, say Dutch researchers. Read More Here

(Reuters) – Radiation ups risk of breast cancer in young women

Women treated with chest radiation for cancers in childhood or adolescence are at increased risk for breast cancer at a young age, and their risk does not appear to plateau over time, according to a new study. Read More Here

(Reuters) – Prescription drug overdoses on the rise in U.S.

More and more Americans are landing in the hospital due to poisoning by powerful prescription painkillers, sedatives and tranquilizers, according to a report released today. City-living middle-aged women seem particularly vulnerable. Read More Here

Why pharmaceuticals might be called Weapons of Mass Prescription – Mike Adams

(NaturalNews) – Most people are familiar with traditional weapons of mass destruction such biological weapons, nuclear weapons and chemical weapons. The point of all such weapons of mass destruction is to inflict a large number of casualties on civilian populations as a way to cripple a nation into political or military submission. Continue reading

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UCLA Study Says Drinking Soda Causes Obesity

Regular soda consumption significantly increases a person’s risk of obesity, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA). Read More Here

Former head of CDC lands lucrative job as president of Merck vaccine division (opinion)

You’ve heard it before, how the pharmaceutical industry has a giant “revolving door” through which corporations and government agencies frequently exchange key employees. That reality was driven home in a huge way today when news broke that Dr. Julie Gerberding, who headed the CDC from 2002 through 2009, landed a top job with Merck, one of the largest drug companies in the world. Her job there? She’s the new president of the vaccine division. Read More Here

Oceans at a Tipping Point for Ecological Collapse

Many experts believe that the world’s oceans are at a crucial tipping point in which major ecological collapse is imminent. Overfishing, pollution, and general destruction of sea life is putting the oceanic system and its delicate ecosystems in dire straits.Read More Here

Prescription narcotics cause more deaths than both heroin and cocaine

On the heels of the sudden death of celebrity actress Brittany Murphy (http://www.naturalnews.com/027781_B…), people are once again raising the question of just how dangerous prescription drugs might really be. Read More Here

10,000 apply for 90 factory jobs

In the latest sign of weakness in Louisville-area employment, about 10,000 people applied over three days for 90 jobs building washing machines at General Electric for about $27,000 per year and hefty benefits. Continue reading

MSM: ‘Scandalous abuse’ of the elderly prescribed antipsychotics in hospital exposed

(Telegraph) – Tens of thousands of vulnerable dementia patients are being prescribed ‘chemical cosh’ drugs in hospital wards in a ‘scandalous abuse’ of the elderly, ten leading health organisations have said in a letter to The Daily Telegraph. Continue reading

Codex Alimentarius summarized in 7 points

Codex Alimentarius is scheduled for full global implementation on December 31st, 2009, and not a word has been spoken in main stream media about this threat to humanity. Continue reading

Video: ABC Hypocrisy Over Ad Critical Of Nationalized Healthcare

Double standards exposed as network behind White House health care special refuses to air “partisan” ad critical of Obamacare Continue reading

The nation quickly descending into chaos

A very dangerous thing occurred last Thursday and Friday. The Federal Reserve monetized roughly 40% of the nation’s enormous debt. This means that the Fed printed money to flow into the economy in order to cover over 40% of the debt burden the U.S. now carries. Continue reading

Elderly should be low priority for antivirals, says scientist

Elderly people with swine flu should be treated as the lowest priority for antiviral drugs in a bid to preserve stocks for the younger population, according to new research. Continue reading

MSM: Chicago water – In public reports, city silent over sex hormones and painkillers found in treated drinking water

(ChicagoTribune) – Pharmaceutical chemicals aren’t on list of substances in water that require public notice Continue reading

Almost Half of Americans Take At Least One Prescription Drug

Is America the most medicated nation on Earth? Could be, according data just released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) showing that at least half of all Americans takes at least one prescription drug, with one in six taking three or more medications. Continue reading

Video: Bernie Sanders – U S Healthcare Held Hostage by Corporate Fraud

U S Senator Bernie Sanders details the ongoing wave of corporate fraud, deceit, and corruption that plagues our healthcare system. Continue reading

MSM: Prescription drug overdose deaths soar in Florida

Fatal overdoses from prescription drugs jumped again in 2008 — a trend fueled by Florida’s abundance of storefront pain clinics, police and health officials say, while cocaine deaths dipped. Continue reading

H1N1: Government May Soon Tell Australians to Stock 14 Days of Supplies

Australians could soon be asked to stock their pantries with food and water and prepare for an emergency, according to the Federal Government’s pandemic flu plan. Continue reading

Americans Drug Their Children with 300 Percent More Psychotropic Meds

Psychotropic drugs are prescribed to children in the United States at three times the rate of children in Europe, according to one of the first studies to rigorously compare such prescription patterns between different countries. Continue reading