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Category Archives: Health Controversies

Controversial and political topics regarding health care, products and services.

Latest Dangers Regarding Prescription Drugs and Hospitals

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An average of 195,000 people in the USA died due to potentially preventable, in-hospital medical errors in each of the years 2000, 2001 and 2002, according to a new study of 37 million patient records that was released today by HealthGrades, the healthcare…

Europe Bans Bee-Harming Pesticides; US Keeps Spraying | Mother Jones

Europe Bans Bee-Harming Pesticides; US Keeps Spraying —By Tom Philpott| Fri May. 3, 2013 3:00 AM PDT Darios/Shutterstock On Monday, the European Commission voted to place a two-year moratorium onmost uses of neonicotinoid pesticides, which are a widely used class of chemicals suspected…

Food Health Europe vs US

7 Dodgy Food Practices Banned in Europe But Just Fine Here —By Tom Philpott Eiffel Tower: Iakov Kalinin/Shutterstock, Spray can: Knumina Studios/Shutterstock, Skull:Arcady/Shutterstock, Last week, the European Commission voted to place a two-year moratorium on most uses of neonicotinoid pesticides, on the suspicion that they’re contributing to the…

President Obama Signs Monsanto Protection Act – EcoWatch: Cutting Edge Environmental News Service

President Obama knowingly signed the Monsanto Protection Act over the insistence of more than 250,000 Americans who signed an urgent letter asking that he use his executive authority to veto H.R. 933 and send it back to Congress to remove the Monsanto Protection Act from the bill. Regretfully, President Obama failed to live up to his oath to protect the American people and our Constitution.

UK Finally Makes Smart Decision to Protect Children. Why Doesn’t the US?

UK Finally Makes Smart Decision to Protect Children. Why Doesn’t the US? Mercola Natural Health Articles 1/16/11 10:00 PM Dr. Joseph Mercola Ministers of parliament and senior advisers in the UK government ruled against the flu vaccine for children under 5. This decision comes even though a flu epidemic is currently striking the UK.

WikiLeaks Cable Discusses Pfizer Case in Nigeria – NYTimes.com

Pfizer was accused of hiring investigators ‘to uncover corruption links’ to Nigeria’s former attorney general and apply pressure to drop lawsuits against the company over a controversial 1996 test of antibiotics on children with meningitis, according to a secret State Department cable that related a company official’s account.