It’s been nearly nine months since the word “Zika” flashed like a lightning bolt in the headlines of mainstream news. Before January 1, 2016, Zika was just one of many viruses that public health officials monitored. But suddenly in January of this year everything changed, as a nearly harmless virus was transformed into a worldwide threat.
Dr. Lyons-Weiler states the case of pharma domination of the health industry and of our medical freedom of choice. And as Robert DeNiro put it, once you use your freedom of speech against big pharma, “something happens”. They try to stifle discussion as if alien troll mongers were standing ready to eliminate any talk of health alternatives other than drugs and to make sure we never even think there is any other reality. And yet when you actually look deeply into their claims, by finding and reading and analyzing the studies and data, as Dr. Lyons-Weiler did, it becomes quite clear they are based more on wishful thinking than clearly proven fact.
The 20,000 or so species of pollinators are key to hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of crops each year – from fruits and vegetables to coffee and chocolate. Yet 2 out of 5 species of invertebrate pollinators, such as bees and butterflies, are on the path toward extinction, said the first-of-its-kind report. Pollinators with backbones, such as hummingbirds and bats, are only slightly better off, with 1 in 6 species facing extinction.
“We are in a period of decline and there are going to be increasing consequences,” said report lead author Simon Potts, director of the Centre for Agri-Environmental Research at the University of Reading in England.
Congratulations to Hawaii for making a smart choice. There is a difference between what scientific research has debunked vs what scientific research has ignored. Once again the public is ridiculed for making common sense observations against vested interest. _________________________________________ By MARINA RIKER Associated Press HONOLULU…