Connecting the Dots – A Statement Opposing Fluoride

Connecting the Dots - A Statement Opposing Fluoride

More than 70% of U.S. water supplies have industrial-grade fluoride chemicals added under the guise of preventing tooth decay.1 The problem is that fluoride, a toxin, is linked to an increasing list of health damages, while the usefulness of ingesting it to prevent cavities is highly questionable. Steven Gilbert, Ph.D., founder and director of the More...

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By Boston Journal On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Johns Hopkins Hospital sues patients, many low income, for medical debt : Health

First, fuck the paywall: Johns Hopkins Hospital hounds poor patients over 0.03 percent of revenue “The median amount JHH deemed worth taking to court was $1,438. A hospital that has taken in $16.5 billion More...

How Coca-Cola Controls and Manipulates Research
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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How Coca-Cola Controls and Manipulates Research

I’ve written about the collusion between industry and the U.S. federal regulatory agencies on many occasions throughout the years, and how industry-funded research simply tends to promote and support the  More...

By Boston Journal On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Children who regularly walk or cycle to school are less likely to be overweight or obese than those who travel by car or public transport, a new study suggests (n=2,171). : Health

The title of the post is a copy and paste from the first paragraph of the linked academic press release here: Children who regularly walk or cycle to school are less likely to be overweight or obese than those More...

Schizophrenia: Misconceptions, Facts and Information
By Boston Journal On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Schizophrenia: Misconceptions, Facts and Information

Mental disorders are often portrayed in a bad light in media,1 resulting in negative stereotypes that have long been ingrained in American culture. However, just like physical ailments, mental disorders are More...

By Boston Journal On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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The human body, which scientists report in a new study, rapidly evolved mechanisms to be a better carb-consuming machine. Animals, including humans, have amylase in their saliva to detect carbs when they’re in their mouths. : Health

The title of the post is a copy and paste from the title, first and seventh paragraphs of the linked academic press release here: Human Biology Did Not Evolve to Suffer a Low-Carbohydrate Diet But these diets More...

Sleeping Pills Get Black Box Warning Label
By Boston Journal On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Sleeping Pills Get Black Box Warning Label

If you have trouble sleeping, you’re not alone. According to SleepHealth.org, 70% of American adults say they get insufficient sleep at least one night per month, and 11% struggle to get sufficient sleep More...

By Boston Journal On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Legal marijuana reduces chronic pain, but increases injuries and car accidents

The title of the post is a copy and paste from the title, subtitle and third paragraph of the linked academic press release here: Legal Marijuana Reduces Chronic Pain, But Increases Injuries and Car Accidents Overall More...

USDA Sued Over High Rates of Fecal Bacteria on Chicken
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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USDA Sued Over High Rates of Fecal Bacteria on Chicken

While there are many environmental and human health hazards associated with modern food production, perhaps one of the most pressing concerns for any given individual is the ever-rising risk of food poisoning. More...

By Boston Journal On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Mayo Clinic Launches Publishing Imprint (Does this have anything to do with disappearance of those very helpful Mayo Clinic pages?) : Health

I’m wondering if other have noticed that a few months ago, the Mayo Clinic web pages on many conditions — the ones that had basic diagnostic and treatment info – disappeared. At least, I haven’t More...