Health

The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017

“When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters (Article by John W. Whitehead, republished by rutherford.org) Despite our best efforts, we in the American police state seem to be stuck on repeat, reliving the same set of circumstances over and over and over again: egregious surveillance, strip searches, police shootings ...

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Study Finds About Half of Cardiac Arrest Patients Showed These Telltale Signs Before their Attack

Sudden cardiac arrest, a fatal condition that occurs when the heart unexpectedly stops beating, kills more than 300,000 Americans each year. Only recently, legendary Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, aka Princess Leia, passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest. While the medical world has long believed that this catastrophic event comes without warning signs, according to a study published in ...

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Mother’s Dental Amalgams Increase Child’s Exposure to Mercury – before and after Birth

A team of nine scientists has recently uncovered a link between mercury-laden dental amalgams and autism. The researchers, from leading universities and medical schools, have confirmed a casual role in mercury exposure and the onset of autism. The study analyzed the level of urinary porphyrins — as  biomarkers for mercury poisoning– in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The researchers ...

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A Handful of Nuts a Day Could Slash the Risk of Heart Disease, Cancer, Obesity and More by up to 30%

Eating just a handful of nuts daily can cut your risk of cancer and heart disease by as much as 30 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from Imperial College London and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and published in the journal BMC Medicine. The maximum benefit came from eating just a single ounce (20 g) ...

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Polluted China Now Imitating Monsanto by Jumping Into the GMO Seed Industry

China continues to show a lack of regard for human health with the news that a Chinese biotech seed company is planting corn seeds that have been genetically modified. If you think they are growing this abomination in Beijing because the company in question, Origin Agritech Ltd, is based there, think again. They are actually planting them right here in ...

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Secondhand Smoke Endangers Pets, Raises their Risk of Cancer

Secondhand smoke is hazardous not only for non-smoking children and adults, but for pets as well. A new FDA Consumer Update entitled Secondhand (and Third-Hand) Smoke May Be Making Your Pet Sick details yet more reasons to quit smoking. A less informed era If you are middle-aged or older, chances are very good that as you grew up, the health risks ...

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Flawed and Poor Quality Surgical Instruments Place Patients at Risk

The BBC documentary, “Surgery’s Dirty Secrets,” which originally aired in 2011, investigates the sources of surgical tools, and highlights flaws in British safety regulations. If you’re like most, you probably assume that surgical instruments are made to the very highest, exacting standards. The reality of where and how these tools are made is downright shocking. According to BBC reporter Samantha ...

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Are You Eating Monsanto’s Weed Killer for Dinner?

There’s no surefire way to tell what you’re really eating for dinner these days. Food labels only brush the surface, distracting everyone with meaningless concepts like total calories. The most important information that the consumer needs to know goes unmeasured; it is kept silent. Our ancestors weren’t confronted with the same problems we face today. Food is being genetically altered ...

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Cautious Victory at Standing Rock – ‘Will the Company Behind the Pipeline Pack up and Leave?’

On Sunday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that they would not permit a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline to pass under the Missouri River, near Native American tribal lands. In some ways this is a triumphant moment for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and their allies, who have been in a standoff with officials for months. Since August, ...

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French Study Claims Pampers Nappies Contain Carcinogens Linked to Cancers of the Skin, Lungs, Bladder, Liver and Stomach

Millions of parents use them to keep their babies fresh and clean between changes. But disposable diapers, which often contain added chemicals designed to protect babies’ sensitive areas from rashes and skin irritation, may be increasing their risk of cancer in the process. New research from the French health association ASEF, has identified a number of carcinogenic substances in the ...

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