Category Archives: Health Effects of the Environment and Medical System

Posts on the envi­ron­men­tal effect on health, drug side effects infor­ma­tion, and poten­tial dan­gers of the med­ical sys­tem.

Benefits and risks of antidepressant medication

Anti­de­pres­sant drugs cause a dan­ger­ous 33% increase in mor­tal­i­ty. Safer alter­na­tives exist. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Why Roundup is dangerous to your health

The active ingre­di­ent in Roundup, gly­cophos­phate, dam­ages your enzymes and con­tributes to chron­ic dis­ease Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Hospital consolidation is bad for your health

Con­sol­i­da­tion of health care into large hos­pi­tal chains is bad for the nation’s health. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Latest research reveals even more questions about the medical model

Four recent stud­ies sug­gest cau­tion in accept­ing cer­tain aspects of the med­ical mod­el. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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America’s other drug epidemic — seniors in the hospital

The shock­ing epi­dem­ic of over-med­ica­tion of seniors. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Harm Reduction vs. Restoring Health: Why Blood Pressure Pills Don’t Make You Healthier

Does blood pres­sure med­ica­tion make you more healthy? Allo­path­ic doc­tors and chi­ro­prac­tors see the ques­tion dif­fer­ent­ly. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Poor Sleep — The Hidden Epidemic

An epi­dem­ic of poor sleep is wal­lop­ing the nation’s health. Here’s what you can do about it… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My Brother-In-Law Keeps a Supply in His Golf Bag

Using NSAID’s to alle­vi­ate the pain of mus­cle and ten­don injuries will get you back onto the field of play soon­er but may lead to poor­er results in the long run. Here are some alter­na­tives.… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Number One Reason People Call Poison Hotline

The most com­mon rea­son peo­ple call a poi­son hot­line is the use of pain killer drugs. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Science Reveals Simple Steps to Health — 4 Latest Examples

The health break­throughs we need don’t have to come from a high tech research lab. Four recent sci­en­tif­ic arti­cles under­score the val­ue of com­mon sense and pub­lic health approach­es. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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