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|4/20/2016 - Michigan's Detroit-area healthcare system is entangled in a web of corruption, industry collusion, medical malpractice and under-the-table ownership exchanges that allow it to be absolved from accountability.
Home to cancer fraudster Dr. Farid Fata, who was sentenced to 45 years in prison for an...|
|3/31/2016 - The FBI is investigating a hacking incident that took place at a major hospital chain, MedStar Health Inc., on Monday, which caused record systems to go offline for thousands of doctors and patients. The government office is attempting to determine if the anonymous hackers are demanding a ransom to...|
|3/29/2016 - It is standard protocol for doctors and nurses to wash their hands to help curb the spread of infection in hospitals. According to a recent study, however, seniors often leave hospitals with more germs than they had walking in. In particular, the research, published in a JAMA Internal Medicine research...|
|3/26/2016 - As some presidential candidates in the United States run around telling supporters that they can provide "free healthcare" under a socialized medical scheme, one of the countries that essentially founded the concept is struggling to keep their system afloat.
As reported by Britain's Daily Mail, what...|
|3/24/2016 - What a time for the VA to have a drug theft story come out that leaves veterans without treatment. Media reports of high level corruption among top VA bureaucrats along with trashing applications have become common. To be fair, drug theft from hospital pharmacies is on the rise throughout our "healthcare"...|
|3/23/2016 - As part of our EPA Watch program that aims to test public water supplies across America for toxic heavy metals and chemicals, I just finished testing a water sample that was collected from inside the VA hospital located at 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, Connecticut, zip code 06516. Click here for...|
|3/15/2016 - Sadly, a World War II veteran spent the remainder of his life suffering amid insufficient medical care while his family was entangled in a nasty custody battle with the state of New York. Julius Corley, who served in the U.S. Air Force in the 1950s, was medically kidnapped by New York's Montefiore Hospital...|
|3/8/2016 - According to registered dietitians at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital of Loyola University Health System, poor patient "outcomes" and longer hospital stays are that end results of patients entering the hospital malnourished, and it's being classified as a disorder!
So then, what happens when you are stuck...|
|2/27/2016 - In dystopian views of human society, there's always a fear of losing control. Computers and robots are already everywhere, taking care of what used to be the responsibility of humans. In the hands of the right individuals, they can be made to serve a different purpose, one that doesn't necessarily follow...|
|2/25/2016 - A British Ebola survivor has been admitted to the hospital for the third time, following the discovery that the virus had been hiding out in her brain for months.
Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey, 39, was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital when routine monitoring uncovered lingering health...|
|2/15/2016 - A hospital is arguably the most dangerous place you find yourself these days. Filled with superbugs, hospitals are also staffed by doctors who consistently fail to wash their hands, who make frequent life-threatening medication errors, and who are bribed by drug companies to keep you medicated with...|
|2/1/2016 - A young mother from Farmington, New Mexico, was left heartbroken after her newborn came back from the hospital missing a toe. A nurse at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Hospital accidentally chopped off the infant's pinky toe when removing an IV.
Mother Erica Hogue gave birth to twins via emergency...|
|1/21/2016 - A Missouri mother has been accused of medical child abuse after requesting a second opinion regarding her 17-year old son's medical care. Isaiah Rider, who suffers from neurofibromatosis, a rare condition causing tumors on the nerves, was told he could no longer see his mother following a surgery at...|
Another plaintiff has successfully taken advantage of the Federal False Claims Act (FFCA), recovering $6.25 million for herself and more than $30 million for the federal government after a large, Northern California-based hospital network agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging misconduct and fraud against...|
|12/7/2015 - Some of the greatest dangers facing mankind are not the viruses that we try so hard to eradicate. Viruses will always be a part of our universe. The greatest dangers are the silent poisons that we've created - poisons like glyphosate which slowly and subtly subject our bodies to disease by depleting...|
|12/3/2015 - If you ever happen to find yourself stranded in Mexico, begging passersby for a little extra cash to get home, watch out! A Mexican politician is calling on folks like you to be put down with a lethal injection – a practice that she claims is already taking place in a similar, but different, way...|
|10/4/2015 - To the surprise of no one who realizes the truth about war, the United States has bombed a civilian hospital in Afghanistan that was staffed by Doctors Without Borders.
The Pentagon was trying to bomb 10 - 15 "terrorists" but ended up also killing 12 medics and 9 patients, including several children...|
|9/19/2015 - Improper sterilization of surgical equipment at Seattle Children's Hospital has put tens of thousands of children at risk of accidental HIV infection. Officials from the Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center say they are now offering free blood tests to roughly 12,000 families after it was determined that...|
|9/14/2015 - In the age of authoritarian political correctness, it has come to the point where even threats of legal action are enough to cause targeted entities to surrender basic beliefs and values, even at the cost of violating centuries-old tradition.
As reported by The Daily Caller, the American Civil Liberties...|
|9/9/2015 - Be careful where you give birth. The hospital you choose could try to kidnap your child if you fail to abide by its rules for "mandatory" medical treatment. Rochester General Hospital (RGH) in New York appears to be one such hospital. If you refuse to inject your baby with a vitamin K vaccine or give...|
|8/29/2015 - A vicious hate campaign has been waged against an internationally renowned cancer surgeon named Joseph Meirion Thomas. At first, his superiors in the medical system tried to silence him, but now they've resorted to firing him.
The courageous 69-year-old surgeon has been fired from the Royal Marsden...|
|8/28/2015 - Free healthcare for everyone isn't working so well in the socialist medicine utopia of Venezuela. A new documentary report by photojournalist Betty Zapata reveals rampant filth, lack of resources and medicine, grossly underpaid doctors, and all-around chaos at public health clinics and hospitals throughout...|
|8/27/2015 - On the first day of practicing dentistry in a real hospital setting, a millennial medical student thought it was a good idea to take home a memory. With no tact or common decency, the millennial medical student kneeled down, posed with a dying hospital patient and took a selfie. The snapshot shows the...|
|8/6/2015 - Officials at a regional medical center in Kentucky ordered the facility locked down days ago after a patient presented in the emergency room with two strains of chicken pox, prompting many to criticize the move as a gross overreaction driven by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-hyped fear.
|7/29/2015 12:17:52 PM - Every year, 75,000 people die in the United States from infections that they acquired while in the hospital. Every one of those deaths is considered preventable by good hygiene practices.
Embracing the philosophy that zero hospital-acquired infections is an achievable, reasonable and important goal,...|
|6/28/2015 - A now-shuttered hospital facility in St. Louis, Missouri, that catered strictly to African-Americans during the days of segregation has made national news. More than a dozen women who gave birth there back in the 1950s have come forward with allegations that their children, who were pronounced dead...|
|6/16/2015 - Many people today are leery of hospitals, often hesitant even to receive care for something as minor as a common cold. With constantly changing insurance hassles, record mix-ups and patients sometimes left feeling worse than when they arrived, it's understandable. Then there's the issue of your finances....|
|6/16/2015 - It's a trend that has swept through hospitals and medical clinics: the use of anti-bacterial wet wipes and alcohol-based cleaning gels that are meant to prevent the spread of disease. However, these items are actually creating ideal conditions for the spread of disease to the extent that "superbugs"...|
|5/30/2015 - A major shift seems to be taking place in how the conventional medical system views appropriate feeding protocols for newborns. A recent study found that many hospitals across the country are now ditching free infant formula handouts in an attempt to encourage new mothers to exclusively breastfeed their...|
|5/20/2015 - Army Veteran Donald Siefkin wasn't asking for much when he called the emergency room at the Seattle VA Hospital on February 27. The 64-year-old was parked just a few feet from the ER entrance and was in severe pain from a broken foot he had suffered earlier that day. The pain was getting worse, and...|
|4/18/2015 - Eleven people who may have been exposed to Ebola while working in West Africa have been brought back to the U.S., not to be admitted to high biosafety hospitals for careful monitoring but to be haphazardly housed in hotels and other unprotected places near these hospitals.
Reports indicate that one...|
|4/17/2015 - The health status of the 11th U.S. patient to be treated for Ebola has worsened from serious to critical condition, according to new reports. The unnamed patient, a health worker who was admitted to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, on March 13, had initially been admitted...|
|4/2/2015 10:05:43 AM - An herbal remedy used to treat styes in the 9th Century has been used successfully to kill MRSA.
MRSA or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 9, is an antibiotic resistant bacteria that kills tens of thousands of people every year. Researchers at the University of Nottingham and Texas Tech...|
|3/24/2015 12:38:25 PM - An orthopedic surgeon and author of a recently released book detailing the pitfalls of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) says the law was designed to essentially crash the U.S. healthcare system, paving the way for complete nationalization.
Already the law has caused scores of rural hospitals to close,...|
|3/22/2015 - The national news media have been hyping a Disneyland measles outbreak all winter long in an attempt to gain public support for mandatory vaccinations. Still, after looking at the ingredients in vaccinations, informed parents agree: MMR vaccines are one of the worst pharmaceutical products you would...|
|3/3/2015 - She became the face of the Ebola crisis during its publicity peak last fall. But nurse Nina Pham, the first known case of an individual contracting Ebola within the U.S., is now suing the parent corporation of her former employer, which she says violated her personal privacy and left her chronically...|
|2/21/2015 - Measles fear-mongering is all the rage right now, but lesser-publicized reports about deadly superbugs suggest that a much bigger public health threat might be your local hospital. Over the past several years, nearly a dozen patients at Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) in Seattle, Washington, have...|
|1/20/2015 10:58:40 AM - 17-year-old Isaiah Rider was taken from his mother and is now a ward of the state, with new foster parents, following state orders for all his medical "decisions." The true mother, Michelle Rider, has been trying to regain custody of Isaiah for 11 months now.
When she demanded a transfer of her son...|
|1/20/2015 - Where has America gone? President Obama is about to give a State of the Union address this evening, but the real state of the Union is that under Presidents Bush and Obama, America has descended into a runaway police state where citizens are considered "subjects" who must kow-tow to corporate-sponsored...|
|1/11/2015 - Never forget that treating disease in America is a high-profit business. Health care is one of the few situations in which the for-profit business providing services to a customer doesn't need the customer (the patient) to agree to the price being charged. Instead, hospitals bill the federal government...|
|12/29/2014 - A number of acute-care hospitals closed across the United States last year -- 18 to be exact -- and experts who see a raft of new regulatory processes being heaped upon the healthcare industry in the coming years, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, believe that a wave of additional closures are ahead.
|12/20/2014 - The notion of choosing to give birth at home as opposed to in the hospital may result in some raised eyebrows, with some people adamant that a hospital is the safest, and only, way to go. In fact, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has made it clear that they are in favor of hospital-only...|
|12/5/2014 - U.S. health officials may be preparing for a new wave of Ebola patients in the country after designating 35 American hospitals as treatment centers.
In a press release, the Department of Health and Human Services said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that some state...|
|11/26/2014 - Serving mystery meat, French fries, sugar drinks and Jell-O on a tray is no standard of care, especially for a hospital, which should be leading the way -- boosting patients' ability to heal with the most nutrient-dense foods. Sadly, hospitals have evolved into conveyor belts over time, serving processed...|
|11/19/2014 - Hospitals have become crowded. Whether we are suffering from an infection or a chronic disease or we need surgery, we have relied on conventional medicine in order to get well. On the surface, it appears that modern medicine is working, as people who check in appear to get better, at least in the eyes...|
|11/10/2014 - A nurse's union is claiming that healthcare workers who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who became the first Ebola patient on U.S. soil, were told by hospital administrators to keep quiet about treatment conditions at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital or they would be fired.
|11/4/2014 - Out of the 76 healthcare workers who crossed paths with deceased Ebola victim Thomas Duncan at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, two have come down with the disease. If the disease would have been properly identified the first time Duncan went to the hospital, more precautions could...|
|11/3/2014 - An assessment of the state of American healthcare compiled by The Associated Press (AP) has revealed that the nation is ill-prepared to deal with a large-scale Ebola outbreak. Even if the disease emerged in just small, isolated clusters, the existing medical infrastructure would quickly crumble, claims...|
|11/2/2014 - Should pockets of Ebola suddenly begin to break out across the U.S., hospitals and acute care facilities would be quickly overwhelmed and unable to handle the massive influx of patients and those who believe that they might have the disease. An Associated Press (AP) investigation found that, generally...|
|10/30/2014 4:02:09 PM - The time may be now to hold an official funeral for the death of freedom in the U.S., as "Child Protective Services" has reportedly kidnapped yet another young child from her parents. Four-month-old Kathryn Blalock of Lubbock, Texas, is currently being held at UMC Children's Hospital in Lubbock by CPS...|
|10/30/2014 - A national nursing union says it has been hearing from healthcare professionals all around the country since the Dallas Ebola outbreak, and most say their hospitals are simply not equipped or prepared to handle anyone who may contract the disease.
National Nurses United, which held a conference call...|
|10/27/2014 - As word around Washington, D.C., spreads that President Obama plans some sort of executive action on amnesty for millions of people in the U.S. illegally, a noted government watchdog has said that the president may be planning something far more ominous: bringing scores of patients sick with the Ebola...|
|10/27/2014 - Medicare is public insurance that covers some or most, but never all, medical expenses for folks 65 and over. One has to enroll with Medicare Part A, which helps cover most hospital expenses, and there is no premium involved. One has to request Medicare Part B and make small premium payments to extend...|
|10/26/2014 - Dear reader, you may be familiar with the "Until Every Child Is Well" song from the commercials of a prominent Boston hospital. Just in case you aren't, for review purposes, here is a portion of the song:
I wanna give you a world that's free from struggle;
Wanna build you a world where you can spread...|
|10/24/2014 - Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas says it is "deeply sorry" for how its staff bungled the handling of Ebola, which left one patient dead and at least two nurses infected with the virus. In a recent full-page letter published in the local newspaper, the hospital's CEO apologized for the facility's...|
|10/22/2014 - The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that anyone who cared for Dallas Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian national, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital could be at risk of contracting the disease.
The admission by Dr. Tom Frieden following news that...|
|10/22/2014 - One of the nurses who was present during the treatment of "patient zero" at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has come forward with allegations of serious administrative failures that put workers at risk. Briana Aguirre, who has worked at the hospital for three years, says she and other staff...|
|10/19/2014 - Common sense would lead you to believe that the U.S. government would be doing everything in its power, now that Ebola has reached American shores, to combat the deadly virus. But if you assumed that, you would be mistaken.
Most people don't know that there is an Ebola screening machine; it is currently...|
|10/17/2014 - After failing for months to prepare the U.S. for the eventual arrival of Ebola, the federal government and, in particular, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are scrambling to put a plan in place, now that a third person in the country has been diagnosed with the disease.
Only, as so...|
|10/16/2014 - Fear of Ebola is quickly spreading across the country on the heels of the first domestic death from the disease and on news that a second American has contracted the virus.
Fear boiled over on October 12 when health officials were dispatched to the Los Angeles International Airport, as well as a...|
|10/15/2014 - An Ebola virus which government authorities have repeatedly assured us all would never come to America in the first place is now spreading uncontrolled through medical staff members of the Dallas hospital where "patient zero" Thomas Duncan was being treated.
"A second Dallas hospital worker who provided...|
|10/15/2014 - Dozens of staff members from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas came into direct contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who became the first Ebola victim to die in the U.S. The Associated Press (AP) says roughly 70 healthcare workers from the hospital were involved in the care...|
|10/14/2014 - There are 5,723 hospitals in the United States, and only four of them have level-4 biohazard isolation facilities. The other 5,719 are just "regular" hospitals with rooms that are no more secure against Ebola than your own bedroom, most likely.
Because the Ebola outbreak continues to spread out of...|
|10/11/2014 - While vaccine makers and drug companies are rushing to bring medical interventions to the market that might address the Ebola pandemic, there's already a technology available right now that can kill Ebola in just two minutes in hospitals, quarantine centers, commercial offices and even public schools.
|10/9/2014 - When the first stray case of Ebola came to America, it went unidentified for several days, traveling from Liberia to Dallas, Texas, on multiple flights. After heading to a Dallas hospital, the patient's case still wasn't properly identified, and he was sent home with useless antibiotics. Health officials...|
|10/7/2014 - With a death toll now exceeding 3,400 in Africa, Ebola now poses a threat to entire countries and medical systems. Still, there are no travel restrictions on West Africans coming into the US. By now, shouldn't Ebola be taken a little more seriously, especially since it can potentially go airborne?
|10/4/2014 - When "patient zero" first showed up at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas with what have now been determined to be some of the early symptoms of Ebola, he was reportedly turned away by hospital staff, who handed him a regimen of antibiotics and told him to basically just go home and sleep it off.
|10/2/2014 - The Dallas Star-Telegram is now reporting what might be the greatest fear of any parent with a child in public school:
At a news conference at noon Wednesday, Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles said students attending four different Dallas Independent School District schools...|
|9/25/2014 - If Ebola ever makes it to the U.S. unannounced, very few hospitals, if any, have the right tools in place to properly handle it. This isn't necessarily because they don't have enough beds or protective equipment, but rather because they don't have a suitable or legal way to properly dispose of the resultant...|
|9/7/2014 - The mental healthcare systems in this nation are even worse than the hospital system. Staffs are underpaid, and institutions release mental patients to cut expenses. These people are sent out onto the streets with a handful of psychiatric drugs, adding to the homeless, among whom many are vets that...|
|9/3/2014 8:00:37 PM - It may seem obvious that any time is a good time to be well, but it rings even more true now than it did even a couple of decades ago. The threats to our health are continuously growing, and even places that are deemed safe and therapeutic have become contaminated.
So why is it more important than...|
|8/22/2014 - An interventional measure that some hospitals have put in place to combat the rise of drug-resistant "superbugs" is actually causing more of them to emerge, suggests a new study published in the journal Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. So-called antiseptic baths, which are meant to sanitize...|
|8/14/2014 - Walk through any run-of-the-mill hospital today and one will notice that there's more emphasis spent on keeping patients in bed connected to machines than there is helping patients stand to see the light and hope outside. Caring nurses are basically put to work in tunnels that have very little natural...|
|8/13/2014 - The southeastern U.S. is quickly becoming a hotbed of deadly "superbugs," suggests a new study published in the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. Researchers from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) found that overall, community hospitals throughout the southeast...|
|8/13/2014 - Where women choose to have their babies -- either in the hospital or at home -- is the subject of much controversy these days. Some say home births are safer and lead to fewer complications, while others insist that maintaining the status quo is the better route. But here are 10 compelling reasons why...|
|8/10/2014 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' "Healthy People 2020" initiative states a goal of vaccinating 90% of the nation's healthcare workers with the influenza vaccine annually by 2020, a goal well underway. A separate DHHS goal aims to vaccinate 80% of all U.S. employees annually with...|
|8/9/2014 - This summer at a hospital in the Philadelphia area, a psychiatric patient drew a handgun and shot his caseworker in the face, killing her. Psychiatrist Lee Silverman ducked behind his desk, grabbed his pistol and emptied the chamber at patient Richard Plotts, striking him several times.
|8/6/2014 - The VA hospital system has come under fire recently, ironically around the same time that Obamacare enrollments were initially pushed. The main concerns have been VA eligibility applications "lost" and long waits that have left many needing urgent care or having gone beyond care, as in dead. There have...|
|8/5/2014 - Something's fishy about the official stories we're being told on Ebola. Things don't add up, which is why I'm posing these twenty-one important questions we should all be considering:
#1) How can U.S. health authorities claim there is zero risk from Ebola patients being treated in U.S. hospitals...|
|8/5/2014 - Since the 1990s, under the advice of their physicians, one in 10 pregnant women have been painfully injecting themselves in the stomach with a needle containing anticoagulant medicine that has now been found to be completely ineffective.
For the treatment of thrombophilia, abnormal blood clotting...|
|7/17/2014 - Drug-resistant superbug infections have reached near-epidemic levels across U.S. hospitals, with an alarming 500% increase now documented in a study just published in the August issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)....|
|7/16/2014 - Why does the same treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease cost $99,690 at one hospital and $7,044 at another hospital just 30 miles away? For decades, hospitals have kept their price lists secret. These price lists, also known as "charge masters," are no longer secret; they were released...|
|7/13/2014 - Get ready to see some mind-blowing videos on a diverse range of subjects.
First, let's start with a fun one: my B-17 "bombing run" over Austin, Texas. Last weekend, I took a flight in one of only nine remaining B-17 Flying Fortress bombers that can still fly. Over 12,000 of these were made in the...|
|6/29/2014 - A newly issued report by a U.S. senator found that more than 1,000 U.S. veterans likely died in the past decade because of malpractice in regard to a lack of proper and timely care from the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) medical centers.
The report from Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., himself a physician,...|
|6/6/2014 - The current scandal surrounding the Veteran's Administration hospital in Phoenix, in which "secret" appointment lists contained scores of veterans -- some of whom died while waiting months for an appointment or treatment -- is just a precursor to what is sure to happen throughout the country after all...|
|6/1/2014 - A pair of American hospital workers who got sick after coming in contact with a patient suffering from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, have since tested negative for the virus, which can often prove deadly, according to a Florida health official.
Reuters and other news agencies reported...|
|5/23/2014 - A strange new illness that the media claims originated in the Middle East has struck dozens of hospital workers and potentially many others across Florida and throughout the Southeast. ClickOrlando.com reports that the MERS virus, also known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, can kill up to one-third...|
|5/20/2014 - The horrific Veterans Administration scandal, in which scores of patients on a "secret list" reportedly died after spending as long as a year without treatment, has widened. CNN correspondent Jake Tapper recently grilled White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough over President Obama's usual scandal...|
|5/15/2014 - The family of a newborn baby boy who died following routine vaccinations has been awarded a modest cash sum by the government after state officials determined that the doctor who administered the shots, as well as the hospital where it all took place, was guilty of gross negligence for using expired...|
|5/13/2014 - Sometimes people feel worse when they're in the hospital, and now all the jokes about iffy hospital food or long waiting room times can be put to rest. Turns out, there's truth to mood changes and worsening health while in a hospital, and it may be due to something as mundane as the lighting.
|4/26/2014 - If you live in Western New York and ever need to be admitted to the hospital for a hip or knee replacement, you could end up being assaulted or sexually harassed by your surgeon while under the knife. At least, this is the case at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, where an orthopedic...|
|4/26/2014 - It has long been recognized by intelligent observers that a global superbug pandemic is inevitable. Humanity has created the perfect conditions for it: global nutritional deficiencies, weakened immune systems, high population density, high-speed international travel and systemic abuse of antibiotics...|
|4/23/2014 12:09:33 PM - It seems that staff workers and federal police officers at a hospital in Charleston, SC, aren't too fond of giving out free soda refills.
An onsite construction worker at the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Administration hospital admits to having refilled his soda several times in the hospital's cafeteria...|
|4/17/2014 - According to the HealthGrades 2011 Healthcare Consumerism and Hospital Quality in America Report, in the United States, the rate of hospital-related medical harm is estimated to be over 40,000 people - every day. In fact, in the United States alone, over 2 million people (each year) are victimized by...|
|4/15/2014 - An 80-year-old Los Angeles area grandmother had frozen to death in a hospital morgue freezer while vainly attempting to struggle out. This is the stuff of more refined horror movies and novels.
You may have noticed articles about people discovered alive after being officially pronounced dead on Natural...|
|3/28/2014 - If a jumbo jet crashed into the ocean every single day, it would roughly equal the number of Americans who die each day following superbug infections acquired at U.S. hospitals. Far from being some hyped-up scare story, that's actually the conclusion of none other than the CDC, which has now publicly...|
|3/25/2014 - UK hospitals have incinerated over 15,000 aborted babies to heat their buildings while telling mothers their aborted babies were "cremated," an investigative report has shockingly uncovered. The aborted babies were shoveled into "waste-to-energy" ovens that combust biomass to generate heat in the same...|
|3/23/2014 - As contemporary hospitals cling to hasty, drug and surgery birthing procedures, more women are deciding to take a natural approach to birth. Women are beginning to feel more comfortable giving birth in their own home under the care of a midwife, rather than succumbing to surgery-based hospital care,...|
|3/14/2014 - A devout 56-year-old woman was held captive in a psych ward for nearly five days after a strange series of event cascaded before her.
The woman, who seeks to remain anonymous, is a self-published author who enjoys writing on spiritual topics. She was taking part in a 15-day spiritual fast at the...|
|3/7/2014 - Thirty-year-old John Verrier died in a NYC emergency waiting room on January 19 after waiting eight hours for hospital care due to a rash, reported ABC News. Reports confirm that his named was called at least three times over the facility's PA system since his 10 p.m. arrival, yet hospital staff failed...|
|2/21/2014 - A new study finds that dying from a stroke could be linked to meteorological conditions at the time of affliction.
Scientists presented their findings at the American Stroke Association's recent International Stroke Conference, which was held in San Diego Feb. 12-14. There, researchers said data...|
|2/20/2014 - What happens to you if you are fairly healthy, over 75 years of age and self-sufficient, and you go to the doctor or hospital because you have asthma, develop bronchitis, catch a virus or get pneumonia? Do doctors take advantage of the elderly, even after running tests and finding nothing wrong? Do...|
|2/1/2014 - The American medical industry has become a con, an economic hoax, bloating prices to unthinkable levels for simple medical services. It's obvious that the medical industry tries to rake in as much as they can from insurance companies as patients are caught in the whirlwind. It's hard to blame them,...|
|1/17/2014 - A common procedure used by doctors to evaluate the health of their patients' internal organs has been identified as the cause of multiple "superbug" outbreaks at several U.S. hospitals. A new report published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report has found that filthy endoscopes, which are inserted...|
|1/14/2014 - For sure, most people who work in the healthcare field do so because they care about taking care of folks and making people well. But at the same time, it is the way in which they make their living, so, like the rest of us who still have a job in Obama's economy, they expect to be paid for their services.
|1/8/2014 - Horizon Healthcare Services in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is the latest U.S.-based medical facility to enter the "hall of shame" for its audacious trashing of the Hippocratic Oath. This is after it was reported that hospital administrators there recently fired a pregnant nurse for refusing to get a flu...|
|1/5/2014 - A tonsillectomy gone horribly wrong has left a California family in a desperate struggle to save the life of a family member who is slated to be pulled off life support against the family's will. The San Francisco Gate (SFGate) reports that officials at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland...|
|12/9/2013 - A growing number of expectant women in America are reverting to a more natural, less invasive approach to child birth. As the price of a contemporary hospital delivery goes up and becomes more invasive, women are opting out and going to midwifery maternity care centers for a more calming child birth...|
|12/3/2013 - Americans are supposed to have the freedom to enjoy a plethora of liberties, among them, freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. And yet, as our post-constitutional period deepens, we begin to realize that the Bill of Rights seems more like a quaint anachronism instead of basic human rights...|
|11/25/2013 12:15:23 PM - A Connecticut couple is fighting to regain custody of their 16-year-old daughter after she was forcibly abducted by Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) in Massachusetts, where her parents had voluntarily admitted her for medical treatment with a family specialist. According to an in-depth investigation...|
|11/21/2013 - A 15-year-old Connecticut girl remains held by Boston Children's Hospital, a victim of the hospital's "kidnap and ransom" operation, traditionally called "K&R." K&R is not usually seen in hospitals, and that's what makes this story so bizarre and disturbing.
Boston Children's Hospital kidnapped the...|
|11/8/2013 - As if the millions of Americans set to lose their existing health insurance coverage as a result of Obamacare was not bad enough, a recent survey by Watchdog.org has found that many top hospitals across the nation will no longer be accessible to the average person with a new "eligible" plan. In fact,...|
|10/27/2013 - Eleven years of groundbreaking research and data analysis on hospitalized Medicare patients is to be presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making in Baltimore, Maryland. The analysis has found positive evidence showing how nutritional supplements effectively lower...|
|10/15/2013 - By now, the news of that woman found dead in a San Francisco hospital stairwell after being missing for two weeks has had its day and maybe even worn out its news "legs." But the questions raised have legs of their own.
The questions concerning how it happened open a can of worms regarding hospital...|
|10/10/2013 - The cult of vaccination has stooped to depraved new lows in the United Kingdom, where government officials are now threatening to cut funding to hospitals that refuse to force their staffs to get vaccinated for the flu. As reported by the UK's MK News, struggling government-run hospitals all across...|
|10/8/2013 - Just weeks after an Ohio court ruled that medical authorities could not force chemotherapy upon a 10-year-old Amish girl against the wishes of her parents, an appeals court overturned the rule, allowing the hospital -- which profits from chemotherapy treatments -- to force this girl to receive chemotherapy...|
|9/27/2013 - It can still be found in virtually every influenza vaccine available at your local CVS, Rite Aid or Walgreens pharmacy, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) maintains an official position that it is perfectly safe when injected into a child's arm. But the heavy metal mercury...|
|9/15/2013 8:25:29 PM - A recent article in USA Today tells the story of a local, independent medical practitioner who, after 27 years of private practice, was forced to accept a buy-out by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in South Carolina. "I didn't want to be bought. I wanted my independence," Dr. Carolyn Fields told...|
|9/14/2013 - Evidence continues to mount showing that many American hospitals are brimming with disease following a recent announcement by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). At least five patients who recently underwent spinal surgery at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob...|
|8/31/2013 - Applicants willing to work for Florida's Bert Fish Medical Center will no longer be allowed to smoke. Starting January 1, 2014, the medical center will join two other local hospitals requiring their workers to show no trace of nicotine in their system. Next year, smokers will be barred from applying,...|
|8/29/2013 - They often get looked down upon by conventional OB/GYNs, family physicians and other mainstream doctors, but midwives may actually be better equipped to safely deliver babies than the labor and delivery staff at your average hospital. This is according to a new review recently published in The Cochrane...|
|7/11/2013 - I've warned Natural News readers about this several times over the last decade: Do NOT become an organ donor! Although you may wish to help others out of the goodness of your (literal) heart, the sinister truth is that doctors routinely harvest organs from LIVING patients right here in the USA.
|7/5/2013 - A century ago, home births were the norm in the United States. Women would give birth to their babies in a comforting, familiar setting under the personal care of midwives. Fast forward to 1969, however, and 99 percent of all US mothers - having been exposed to propaganda claiming that hospital births...|
|7/2/2013 - A recent survey of hospitals found that infections, surgical errors and other medical harm contribute to the deaths of about 180,000 patients a year.
The projections by Consumer Reports magazine were based on a 2010 report by the Department of Health and Human Resources. In addition to the deaths,...|
|6/21/2013 - Rates of hand washing among workers in the healthcare industry are apparently so low that some hospitals are now setting up surveillance programs to monitor the hygiene habits of doctors, nurses and other staff members. According to a recent report by the U.K.'s Daily Mail, this is precisely the method...|
|5/10/2013 - They kill at least 100,000 people every single year, and the collective medical costs associated with treating people who contract them tops $30 billion a year, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics. But hospital "superbugs" have a new contender in the fight for...|
|4/11/2013 - Scientists have found there's a way to dramatically prevent serious, life-threatening infections-- including those caused by especially dangerous and hard-to-treat superbugs. It doesn't involve Big Pharma drugs or toxin-laden chemical treatments. Instead, the germ-busting substance is the metal copper....|
|3/15/2013 - A stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) may actually cause post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a study conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins University and published in the journal Psychological Medicine.
"We usually think of PTSD as something you develop if you go to war, are...|
|3/12/2013 - What is intended to help keep germs away and patients safe resulted in second- and third-degree burns for a young girl from Oregon, who recently had to undergo reconstructive surgery to repair the damage caused by using too much hand sanitizer. In a bizarre and highly-unfortunate turn of events, a combination...|
|3/8/2013 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), formerly known as the American Dietetic Association (ADA) has evidently managed to insert enough input into the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to ensure only registered dieticians with the ADA have ultimate power in hospital care diet prescriptions.
|3/6/2013 - This past fall, I worked with about 150 healthcare workers in 26 states who were required to get a flu shot to keep their job. I'm happy to report that the vast majority were successful. But I gained some disturbing insights from this national perspective regarding flu shots that have implications for...|
|2/24/2013 - Every state legislator in the U.S. takes an oath to uphold their state and federal Constitutions. However, in the real world, those oaths can apparently be meaningless. Last year, I wrote about state laws that allow children to consent to vaccines and other medical treatments. These laws clearly...|
|2/6/2013 - A major procedural botch at a Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Western New York may have been responsible for exposing at least 700 diabetic patients to hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and even HIV. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System was recently...|
|1/22/2013 - If you live in the United States and work in the healthcare field, your personal freedom to make your own healthcare decisions may soon be on the chopping block, that is if it has not already been nixed. According to reports, an increasing number of hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country...|
|1/22/2013 - It is obvious nowadays by watching, listening, or reading mainstream media news that there is a plan, a goal to get as many people vaccinated as possible. The flu vaccine, one of the biggest hoaxes pounded into people's brains, is not just a choice anymore for uninformed victims. It's becoming a mandate...|
|1/4/2013 - A clever opponent attacks precisely where its enemy is most vulnerable, but don't expect it to just stop there. In what may soon become the newest, most fatal consequence in the marriage of conventional medicine and irresponsible, narcissistic technology, an emerging family of drug-resistant bacteria,...|
|1/2/2013 - What's going on in the land Down Under? It seems that, more and more, one of the world's enduring democracies is becoming more like Castro's Cuba or Hugo Chavez's Venezuela, especially where medical rights are concerned.
According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the mental health...|
|12/26/2012 - In this high-tech world, sometimes it's better to rely on a low-tech solution or, in this case, no tech.
A new study to be published in the Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal found that dogs can be used to sniff out Clostridium difficile, or C-diff, the element that is responsible for...|
|12/20/2012 - At least five patients undergoing heart valve replacement surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, a non-profit hospital in Los Angeles, California, got more than they bargained for recently when a heart surgeon infected them with a potentially deadly human skin bacteria. According to reports, the unidentified...|
|12/5/2012 - It is a horror story, no matter where you are from.
Gustl Mollath, now 56, was locked up in a high-security psychiatric hospital nearly seven years ago after being accused of making up a story about money laundering activities at a major German bank.
It turns out he may have been telling the truth...|
|10/31/2012 - Researchers from the University of Calgary (UoC) in Canada have come up with an unconventional new method of treating bed sores that they say could help save health systems around the world billions of dollars every year. As reported by BBC News, doctors from the school have devised double-padded underpants...|
|10/27/2012 - New data released as part of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study on pregnant women has found that delivery complications are on the rise among women who give birth at American hospitals. According to the figures, the number of women who experience heart attacks, strokes, severe...|
|10/21/2012 - All the technological advancements taking place within the medical system today are supposed to make it easier and more efficient for doctors, nurses, and hospital staff to monitor and assist patients. But according to a number of medical device experts that spoke at a recent meeting of the National...|
|9/24/2012 - If you want to get a good look at the future of healthcare in America, compliments of the "Affordable Care Act," the monstrosity reform law known not-so-affectionately known as Obamacare, look across the Atlantic to Great Britain. Because of that law, our system is set to become nearly as socialized...|
|9/16/2012 - A New Zealand dairy farmer who overcame life-threatening pneumonia using intravenous vitamin C injections is staging a protest at the hospital that wanted to kill him rather than administer the unconventional treatment. On September 15 from 12-2 p.m., Allan Smith will protest Auckland Hospital's continued...|
|9/6/2012 - Parkland Hospital has just agreed to pay a one-million-dollar fine for creating a series of patient nightmares. Since 2011, the Dallas hospital has been under federal oversight for "widespread patient-safety problems," reports The Dallas News.
But new specifics have come to light. Jessie Mae Ned,...|
|8/31/2012 - Imagine being admitted to the hospital and told that you need to have a stent surgically installed in your body to treat a blocked artery, only to later learn after the surgery that you were just fine, and that your doctor was simply trying to generate more profits for the hospital system. This is precisely...|
|8/30/2012 - The age of antibiotics is over. It's history. There are no more patented chemical antibiotics in the pipeline. The drug companies have all but abandoned antibiotics research, leaving humanity to suffer the fate of a wave of drug-resistant bacteria -- superbugs -- that the drug companies actually helped...|
|8/1/2012 - If you haven't heard of the US-funded Dawood Military Hospital in Afghanistan you aren't alone. The "Auschwitz-type" conditions, as one lawmaker put it, were allegedly covered up by top US military commanders to put a better face on the Afghan war, which has caused a tremendous controversy among political...|
|7/27/2012 - This is the transcript of an interview with health freedom attorney Jonathan Emord. See the original video on TV.NaturalNews.com
Health Ranger: Welcome, everyone. This is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger with NaturalNews talking about food freedom today, and we have a very special guest: a health freedom...|
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|6/28/2012 - A recent news story described a newborn being taken away from her mother shortly after birth because of the mother's refusal to allow the child to be vaccinated with a Hepatitis B vaccine. In my law practice, I hear stories from time to time about newborns being vaccinated in the hospital after birth...|
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