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Biotech company prepares to release GM mosquitoes in Florida neighborhood

2/19/2015 - There's a type of mosquito, Aedes aegypti, known not only to spread certain diseases but to be resistant to most of the insecticides designed to keep their bites at bay. To remedy the situation, British biotech firm Oxitec has patented a method of mutating Aedes aegypti with coral, cabbage, and elements...

Flu shot paralyzes healthy Florida girl

11/3/2014 12:17:14 PM - Sure, vaccines are safe -- except when they randomly trigger extreme brain inflammation that leads to vision loss, paralysis and an inability to speak. This is what happened to now-10-year-old Marysue Grivna of Tampa, Florida, just four days after she received a flu vaccine, which left her completely...

Florida couple threatened with jail time for feeding homeless in violation of local ordinance

5/27/2014 - A Florida couple who has been feeding homeless folks in a public park for over a year was cited recently for allegedly violating a local ordinance. Daytona Beach police officers says Debbie and Chico Jimenez are not allowed to serve home-cooked meals at Manatee Island Park without the proper permits,...

Florida stock broker proves you can use lots of medical marijuana and still be a responsible, productive citizen

4/16/2014 - Meet Irvin Rosenfeld, a South Florida financial consultant and stock broker who openly smokes 10 or so joints daily without legal harassment in a state that still hasn't approved marijuana for medical use. He does this for a rare bone disease and unusual thyroid condition. He smokes that much pot...

Florida family sickened from LSD-laced steak purchased at Wal-Mart

3/14/2014 - It's a well-known fact that most commercially sold meats in America contain a plethora of harmful chemicals and drugs, but one Florida family could never have guessed that the steak they bought at a local Wal-Mart would be laced with a dangerous psychedelic drug. According to reports, the entire...

Orwellian nightmare becomes reality for Florida woman after judge declares living 'off the grid' illegal

2/28/2014 - A Florida woman who successfully converted the utilities in her house from city water and electricity from the local power company to rainwater and solar panels is being punished for her innovative efforts to live "off the grid," which a local magistrate recently declared to be illegal and in violation...

Florida couple sues city after being forced to uproot family vegetable garden

12/1/2013 - The village of Miami Shores in Miami, Florida, brands itself as a progressive neighborhood that promotes "green living." But local residents Hermine Ricketts and Tom Carroll have found that this is not exactly an honest designation, as village officials recently ordered them to uproot a family vegetable...

Florida farm workers say pesticides gave them cancer

9/12/2013 - A growing number of migrant farm workers, particularly in the state of Florida, are coming down with horrible diseases like cancer that they say are a result of chronic exposure to plant pesticides and herbicides. According to a recent investigative report by Fox News Latino, many conventional produce...

Dollars for docs - Florida is a mecca for pharma payoffs to hospitals and doctors

8/30/2013 - Florida seems to be a mecca for the ethically challenged. We all remember the ethically questionable political fiascos, dating back to 2000 and beyond. Most of you will remember the ethically questionable patients' rights bru-ha-ha of a few years ago, where the husband wanted to 'unplug' the wife on...

Florida plans to use drones for 'mosquito control'

8/20/2013 - A Florida state government agency is planning to implement a unique and seemingly innocuous way to violate the privacy of some residents: deploy a spy drone and call it a "mosquito control" effort. According to a local report, the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District is planning to begin implementing...

Something's fishy: Hundreds of animals, fish and birds from Florida natural lagoon are mysteriously dead

7/5/2013 - More events of mass wild-life species deaths are occurring exponentially, usually without explanation. Often the immediate problem is recognized, but what caused the problem remains unknown. The term "non-point pollution" pops up, indicating that the source of the problem comes from more than one...

Monster mosquito panic! Global warming causes elephant-sized zombie mosquitoes to invade Florida; victims sucked dry (satire)

6/15/2013 - Giant mosquitoes the size of elephants are invading Florida and sucking so much blood out of victims that they shrivel up and die, warned health authorities in Seminole County. They're being called "zombie mosquitoes" because a bite from one of these massive mosquitoes -- which can weigh up to 200 pounds...

Florida citrus industry being devastated by unstoppable bacterial disease

5/15/2013 - A tiny insect called the Asian psyllid is feasting on Florida's citrus trees and spreading bacteria that is leeching nutrients from the trees. The bacterial disease, called Huanglongbing, does not affect humans but does kill off citrus trees. The disease is commonly referred to as citrus greening, which...

Florida man resists government tyranny by refusing to uproot front yard garden

12/6/2012 - The "beauty" police are at it again; this time in Florida where a man is refusing to uproot his edible front yard garden and replace it with water-hogging grass to appease the demands of city officials. As reported by WKMG News in Orlando, Jason Helvingston is bravely standing up for his sovereign freedom...

Florida chiropractic physicians association sells out to Big Pharma

9/4/2012 - In a recent landmark decision the Florida Chiropractic Physicians Association voted to eliminate the word "drugless" from Florida law. In an effort to expand their rights as health care providers, the FCPA is concentrating initially on achieving prescribing rights. In what seems like a feeble attempt...

University of Florida uses grant money to entice more girls to get HPV vaccine

6/28/2012 - You've no doubt heard scores of stories about how organizations, businesses, research facilities and learning institutions abuse free money, spending it on bizarre pet projects. Add the University of Florida to that list. The home of the Gators says it wants to use a $150,000 grant from the Society...

Florida mom suing hospital after nurse severs her infant daughter's pinky finger

3/30/2012 - When Veronica Olguin brought her then three-month-old daughter Selena to the hospital back in October to be treated for a high fever and bronchitis, she had no idea that the young girl would end up leaving with nine fingers instead of ten. WTSP 10 News in Tampa, Fla., reports that Emily Anna Stutz,...

Florida airport could be first in US to ban naked body scanners

12/18/2011 - Air travelers flying out of Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport (FTL) in Florida may soon no longer have to worry about being forced through the US Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) naked body scanners. CBS 4 in Miami reports that the commission of Broward County, where the...

Tens of millions of Florida bees mysteriously drop dead in one day, beekeepers blame pesticides

10/5/2011 - Authorities have already ruled out disease, including the infamous "Colony Collapse Disorder" (CCD), as the cause of a recent honeybee holocaust that took place in Brevard County, Florida. The UK's Daily Mail reports that up to 12 million bees from roughly 800 apiaries in the area all dropped dead at...

Florida legislature refuses to regulate mercury in vaccines

5/18/2011 - An amendment to regulate the use of mercury in vaccines was voted down in Tallahassee, Florida, May 6. The amendment would have made it illegal to buy, sell, manufacture, deliver, import, administer or distribute any vaccine that contained more than 0.3 micrograms of organic or inorganic mercury per...

Florida to prohibit doctors from questioning whether patients own firearms

5/14/2011 - A new bill that recently passed the Florida state legislature will make it illegal for doctors to interrogate patients about whether or not they own firearms. If signed into law by Governor Rick Scott, House Bill 155 will make Florida the first US state to protect the privacy of its patients who exercise...

Tens of thousands of sharks mysteriously congregate off Florida coast

2/10/2011 - Helicopter pilot Steve Irwin recently caught an amazing aerial view of what he says were tens of thousands of sharks congregating just south of Palm Beach, Florida. Though it is common for sharks to migrate from colder to warmer waters this time of year, what Irwin saw was nothing short of strange,...

Florida professor arrested after carrying suspicious bagel on airplane

1/6/2011 - If you carry bagels or other food items with you on an airplane these days, you'd better paint them red white and blue just to make sure all the passengers around you know you're truly an American. Otherwise, they just might turn you in. In yet another case of air passengers turning into in-flight SS...

Florida is the "Colombia" of Prescription Medications

10/26/2009 - Florida has become the nation's capital for illegal acquisition of prescription medication, according to local and federal law enforcement officials. "Broward County has become the Colombia for pharmaceutically diverted drugs," said Hollywood police Capt. Allen Siegel, who directs a narcotics task...

Florida Hospital Caught in Swine Flu Cover-Up?

4/28/2009 - A case of swine flu was diagnosed today in at Florida Hospital and disclosed in an email authored by its chief medical officer, but the infection was immediately denied by Florida Hospital and Orange County health officials, who claimed in a press conference, "There have been no confirmed cases of swine...

Consumer Wellness Center Awards Nutrition Grant to Florida Non-Profit Delivering Nutrition Education to Economically Disadvantaged Youth

2/5/2009 - The Consumer Wellness Center, led by Executive Director Mike Adams (editor of NaturalNews), has announced a fifth grant in its Nutrition Grant Program. The Consumer Wellness Center (CWC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to promoting nutrition education. The Executive Director position is a non-paid...

The Health Ranger's South Florida Travel Journal: Medicated Drivers, MSG in Veggie Foods

7/30/2008 - After mentioning the idea of a raw foods restaurant directory yesterday, a friend sent me an email with a link to exactly such a directory that already exists! It's called www.VegGuide.org and you can use it to search for vegetarian, vegan or raw restaurants in most cities. Check it out to find these...

Florida orange crop drops to lowest level in years due to weather changes

10/13/2006 - Along with its prediction Thursday that weather conditions would cause a drop in wheat production and stockpiles, the USDA also announced that this year's orange crop in Florida would be the smallest crop in more than 17 years. For the 2003-2004 crop, Florida orange production was 242 million (90...

Global Warming Threatens Coastal Fishing (press release)

8/1/2006 - Many of Florida’s coastal bays and estuaries will be inundated by 2100 due to sea-level rise from global warming, making the “Fishing Capital of the World” uninhabitable by some of Florida’s most prized game fish, a new study reveals. A study of nine sites along Florida’s coasts projects that sea-level...

Florida Attorney General sues six pharmaceutical companies for price fixing and possibly defrauding Medicaid

7/21/2004 - Demonstrating yet again that pharmaceutical companies will do anything to make a buck, six such companies are under fire by the Florida Attorney General who has issued civil subpoenas concerning potential overcharges to Medicaid in the amount of $100 million. Apparently, the pharmaceutical companies...

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