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Doctors worried about Julian Assange's health after 6 years of jail at Ecuadorian embassy

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Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks website that blew the whistle on US war atrocities in Iraq, has been dangerously affected by his confinement to the Ecuadorian embassy, doctors who examined him said. While Assange is theoretically free… there is basically little to no difference between a prison and living inside a building without having the right to get out and have a walk in the the... 

Farmers Markets ‘Insidious White Spaces,’ ‘Normalize’ White Eating Habits

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Farmers’ Markets “normalize” the “food consumption habits of white people” and contribute to the oppression of minorities, according to two professors at San Diego State University. From Campus Reform: Pascale Joassart-Marcelli and Fernando J Bosco, two geography professors at SDSU, criticized the “whiteness of farmers’ markets” in a chapter for Just Green Enough, a new anthology published... 

Norway’s oldest man, 107, shares his secrets for long life: Wine and Cigarettes

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While the hunt for the fountain of youth continues, Norway’s newly-crowned oldest man, George Melford Nygaard, has shared his thoughts on the secret to a long and fulfilling life without missing out on the finer things. Following the death of Torbjorn Ovrebo last week, Nygaard officially became Norway’s oldest man at the age of 107. He will celebrate his 108th birthday on January 12. In 2017,... 

US lifts ban on pandemic pathogen tweaks

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has lifted a three-year moratorium on civilian gain-of-function (GOF) research that enhances the potency of pandemic pathogens such as SARS, the flu and Ebola. “GOF research is important in helping us identify, understand, and develop strategies and effective countermeasures against rapidly evolving pathogens that pose a threat to public health,” said NIH... 

Radioactive Cloud Floating Over Europe Is Nothing to Worry About, Experts Say

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Don’t mind the cloud of radioactive pollution floating over Europe – it’s harmless, the French nuclear safety institute IRSN said Thursday. Officials in Europe said they began detecting unusually high levels of ruthenium 106, a radioactive atom that does not occur naturally, near France in the last week of September. The IRSN immediately “mobilized all its means of radiological monitoring... 

Studies Confirm Again Link between Mercury and Autism

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Mercury is a potent neurotoxin. Even the smallest amounts can cause cumulative adverse effects. Two of the most widespread forms of mercury exposure comes from the organic compounds methylmercury (found in fish) and ethylmercury, which makes up 50% of the vaccine preservative thimerosal. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) affirms that young children and fetuses are particularly... 

Doctors now pushing to slash recommended Vitamin D intake in half

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Looks like vitamin D has been d-listed by scientists yet again, with new recommended dietary allowance (RDA) guidelines halving vitamin D intake from 800 international units (IU) per day to a paltry 400 IU. This, following conclusions made by the Endocrine Society after using a “gold standard for measuring 25(OH)D.” These findings were presented at the ENDO 2017 conference last April. Principal... 

Chinese Companies Indicted in Dangerous Dietary Fraud

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A Dallas, Texas, grand jury has returned two indictments against five Chinese citizens and four companies alleging fraud and other charges, the US Justice Department announced. The charges relate to the sales of stimulants intended for inclusion in dietary supplements which were deliberately mislabelled so as to hide their dangerous side effects and avoid health regulations. According to a statement... 

Antibiotic Resistance Could Kill Modern Medicine, UK Health Chief Warns

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A leading world health expert has warned of an “antibiotic apocalypse” if the growing threat of drug-resistant superbugs is not tackled urgently. Professor Dame Sally Davies — who is England’s chief medical officer — fears also that if antibiotics lose their effectiveness, it could spell “the end of modern medicine.” Without the drugs used to fight infections, common... 

Mysterious spike in radioactive particles across Europe baffles scientists

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Radiation monitors have detected radioactive particles in the air across Europe, although the source remains a mystery. Germany’s Office for Radiation Protection reported increased radioactivity in parts of Central and Western Europe over the last week. The heightened levels were detected at several trace measuring stations in Europe, and at six locations in Germany. The particles are ruthenium-106,... 

Knowingly exposing others to HIV no longer a felony in California

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It’s a shame that secession effort stalled so quickly. As Twitchy reported, California Gov. Jerry Brown just signed into law a bill making California a sanctuary state, and now he’s signed legislation that makes it no longer a felony to knowingly pass along HIV. The Los Angeles Times reports: Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that lowers from a felony to a misdemeanor the crime of knowingly... 

MEPs agree to ban Monsanto lobbyists from European Parliament

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European MPs agreed that lobbyists representing controversial US-based agricultural giant Monsanto should be barred from the European Parliament after the company refused to attend a hearing on allegations that it influenced studies on the safety of its products. The measure includes meeting MEPs, attending parliamentary committee meetings and using the parliament’s digital resources in Brussels... 

STDs Hit Record High in US

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New figures from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for 2016 show a disturbing rise in sexually transmitted diseases, including record rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, particularly among young and pregnant women, gay and bisexual men. The CDC’s Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report says that 2 million cases were reported overall in 2016. Over 75% of... 

New study Finally Admits Fluoride DUMBS DOWN Your Kids by Lowering IQ

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According to a new CNN article, fluoride dumbs children down by lowering their IQs! Alex Jones was right after all! Well the solution is easy, just buy water filtration systems that specifically claim to stop fluoride, then take a small sample of the filtered water to a lab or you can test it out yourself with a specialized kit. If the filter is good and truly retained fluoride, then problem solved! Government... 

Russia Looking to Become World’s Organic Food Supplier as EU Goes Full GMO

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Last week, an EU court ruled Italy cannot ban the cultivation of an EU-approved genetically modified crop, thus publicly supporting GMO. At the same time, Russia has been ramping up production and export of organic food. GMO has been banned in Russia since 2016. “Recently the organic food market has definitely expanded in Russia. The organically produced food industry held a market valuation... 
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