Tips for a Flu-Free Winter

Flu season and winter seem to go hand-in-hand for many parts of the world. While the relationship between cold weather and flu onset remains to be a highly debated topic within the scientific community, an article posted on the BBCwebsite infers that physiology might play a central role in people’s increased susceptibility to the infection…

These 11 Companies Control Everything You Buy

Is freedom of choice an illusion? The rapid rise of variation in everyday goods and services, from which cereal we eat in the morning to which toothpaste we brush our teeth with at night, gives the perception of unlimited choice. For example, if you’re deciding which bottled water to buy, the possibilities range from budget…

EPA Changing Rules To Allow Far Greater Radiation Exposure: Medical Device Manufacturers Rejoice

Since its inception, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ruled that “any exposure to harmful radiation is a cancer risk.” As the Trump Administration slashes regulations to boost the economy, some of the most important environmental protections could be at stake. There are industries that would rejoice if the EPA relaxed its hard line stance…

Herbal Remedies To Treat Ear Infections

There are natural ways to relieve symptoms of ear infections. You need not resort to antibiotics, which may or may not be effective. There is data that suggest that mild ear infections (otherwise called acute otitis externa) usually go away on their own and do not improve with antibiotics. However, you can help speed up…

Questionable Tactics Used in Vaccine ‘Safety’ Testing

By Dr. Mercola In December 2017, Slate magazine published an astonishing article about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil, revealing how the safety trials for this controversial vaccine actually “weren’t designed to properly assess safety.”1 Gardasil is supposed to prevent infection by certain strains of HPV virus, which in rare cases may cause cervical cancer…