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|4/27/2016 - Drugs that are used to lower cholesterol and blood pressure will soon become medically useless if obesity levels keep growing at their current rate, according to a World Health Organization study led by scientists from Imperial College London and published in The Lancet.
"This epidemic of severe...|
|3/5/2016 - Unfortunately, when the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs over Japan, the Japanese weren't the only ones that suffered immediate and long-term adverse health effects. During the early 1900s, atomic bomb production took place at more than 30 sites across the U.S., the United Kingdom and Canada.
|2/9/2016 - You may have heard it put something along these lines: GMOs have been around for years and nobody's gotten sick from them, so stop worrying about their safety. This convenient industry cop-out runs counter to the findings of a new study published in the Journal of Organic Systems, which links massive...|
|2/4/2016 - In an attempt to stave off the specter of looming financial collapse, the Bank of Japan has announced a "negative interest rate," in an effort to coerce banks into giving out more loans, thereby stimulating the economy.
Japan's economy grew only about 1.1 percent in 2015, and is predicted to grow...|
|1/7/2016 - In late December 2015, the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its yearly statistics regarding overdose death rates from various legal and illegal drugs.
Although overdose death rates are on the increase for several types of drugs, overdose...|
|1/7/2016 - In recent days Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen did something that was years in the making: She finally raised the Fed interest rate, though by only .25 percent, declaring the economy finally well enough to handle such a rate shocker.
"While things may be uneven across regions of the country and...|
|6/29/2015 - As scientists struggle to explain why thyroid cancer rates have more than tripled in the U.S. since the mid-1970s, nobody's addressing the elephant in the room that is artificial water fluoridation and the confirmed toxicity of fluoride chemicals when they enter the thyroid gland.
A study published...|
|6/20/2015 - We have been fed propaganda for years aimed to convince us that, aside from rare incidents and accidents in which radiation has leaked into the environment, nuclear power plants are one of the safest and "cleanest" sources of energy.
And although many of us have always been skeptical about these...|
|6/5/2015 - For years, anyone who suggested that the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, was mistitled because the law would actually increase out-of-pocket expenses for consumers, was dismissed as a political hack or Obama hater. But now, five years after Obamacare became the law of the land, new data is, once...|
|12/23/2014 - Homeschooling, once steeped in negativity and subject to eyebrow-raising naysayers, is fast-sweeping the nation as an alternative educational method that comes with higher graduation rates than traditional schooling.(1) In fact, there are approximately 2.2 million students in the United States...|
|12/5/2014 - Evidence continues to mount that points to vaccines as the "mystery" trigger behind SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome. A recent study published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica, as well as extensive data on vaccination rates and the timing of SIDS cases, suggests that vaccines may be inhibiting...|
|10/6/2014 - We are currently in the midst of the sixth mass extinction event in the history of life on Earth, warns an international research team in a new scientific research review published in the journal Science.
The study was conducted by researchers from Stanford University, the University of California-Santa...|
|9/15/2014 - The current global extinction rate is 1,000 times higher than it was before humans came along, according to a study conducted by researchers from Brown University, Duke University, Microsoft Research and the University of Georgia, and published in the journal Conservation Biology.
"We've known for...|
|7/5/2014 - Agricultural regions that see a heavy use of chemicals and in which genetically modified (GM) crops are grown have a cancer death rate twice as high as the national average, according to a report by the Ministry of Health of Cordoba Province in Argentina.
"Once again, what we have complained about...|
|4/2/2014 - Evidence supporting the notion that environmental toxins might play a role in triggering autism, especially in young boys, has made its way into the open-access journal PLOS Computational Biology. Researchers from the University of Chicago (UoC) found that, based on an analysis covering more than 100...|
|1/8/2014 - When Japanese Professor Toshihide Tsuda of Okayama University sat down with leaders from the Japanese Ministry of the Environment, talk about citywide evacuation near the Fukushima nuclear breakdown site began. Deeply concerned about rising thyroid cancer rates in Japanese children, these leaders believe...|
|11/29/2013 12:41:41 PM - The Gerson diet therapy was developed by Dr. Max Gerson in the 1930's as a treatment for his own migraine headaches.
Eventually, he expanded the treatment and found that it worked for degenerative diseases and eventually cancer. The Gerson Therapy takes a natural, holistic, and whole-body approach...|
|8/29/2013 - Two detailed studies shine light on the devastating side effects that antipsychotic medications have on children and adolescents. One study, recently published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports that children on anti-psychotic medications are three times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. The other study...|
|8/9/2013 - The viability of in vitro fertilization (IVF) as an effective way to become pregnant is on the upswing, thanks to a recent discovery out of the U.K. New technology that prescreens embryos for genetic defects before implanting them has the potential to boost IVF success rates by as much as 50 percent...|
|7/3/2013 - In a finding that has researchers vexed, researchers are discovering that both female and male members of the U.S. armed forces are experiencing a rise in breast cancer.
What's even more perplexing to researchers is the fact that, historically, cancer rates among military members have been low compared...|
|7/2/2013 - According to an analysis just published by the Wall Street Journal, healthy people will pay double or triple their current health insurance rates under Obamacare. Rates for those with chronic disease, however, will be reduced as all the healthy people subsidize their disease lifestyles.
The net effect...|
|6/17/2013 - "You can keep your current health insurance." "You can keep your doctor." "I will not sign a [health care reform] bill that adds one dime to the deficit." And this whopper: "Insurance rates will go down under health care reform."
All of these statements were made over and over again by President...|
|4/18/2013 - America has one of the highest rates of bipolar disease in the world with a staggering 5.7 million adults diagnosed. Characterized by periods of bone crushing depression swinging to cycles of mania, the disorder can destroy families and finances while shortening lifespan due to high suicide rates. Yet...|
|3/26/2013 - Writing on the blog of the Department of Health and Human Services on the third anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, more popularly known as Obamacare, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius had this to say about the impact of the law on insurance rates:
As a former state insurance commissioner,...|
|3/3/2013 - I warned Natural News readers about this years ago: those grocery store "loyalty cards" that they push on you to enjoy discounts on groceries are actually a behavior surveillance technology that's used to capture and profile your grocery purchasing patterns. This data is then sold off to insurance companies...|
|1/25/2013 - The rate of deaths attributable to breast cancer in Spain has dropped among young and middle-aged women since 1992, but has not decreased among elderly women, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid and published in the journal Public Health.
|1/10/2013 - One of the primary drivers behind President Obama's quest for Uncle Sam to take over one-seventh of the U.S. economy by engulfing the healthcare industry was that such a huge usurpation of the private sector would at least lead to lower insurance premiums for Americans.
Like so many other aspects...|
|11/27/2012 - -- Although it may come as no surprise to those who have been keeping tabs on the health of the nation, the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. has risen steadily and universally from 1995 to 2010. In the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report for November 16th, the CDC announced that no demographic...|
|9/26/2012 - While many Americans have gotten the message and changed their diet and exercise habits in order to tone up and slim down in the name of better health, far too many of us are continuing to turn a blind eye and a deaf ear to a growing cacophony of warnings from experts who say the nation's current path...|
|4/22/2012 - A new study published in the journal Clinical Epigenetics reveals that both the Standard American Diet (SAD) and various toxic environmental factors play a definitive and synergistic role in the development of autism. According to the study, high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), mercury in vaccines, and...|
|4/3/2012 - The rate of autism among American children has nearly doubled over the past decade, according to a new report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), jumping from about one in 150 children back in 2000 to about one in 88 children in 2008, which is the last time official...|
|3/15/2012 9:08:51 PM - An easily burnable form of energy comes to us in the form of sugar or starch.
Carbohydrates have a very bad public image in that they are generally thought of as fattening. This is because most of the carbohydrate consumed in this country has been processed or refined, leaving an empty calorie.
|12/21/2011 - Roughly 100,000 people die every year from hospital-acquired infections, and many of these could be prevented if more medical workers simply remembered to wash and sanitize their hands throughout the day, say experts. One way some hospitals are drastically increasing hand washing rates is by installing...|
|7/24/2011 - The scientific process, as any experienced researcher can attest, provides a kind of road map through the forest of the natural world. By developing hypotheses and designing methods by which to test them, we use the scientific process to make the abstract world more concrete.
Once we clarify our...|
|5/4/2011 9:59:03 PM - A new study, published in Human and Experimental Toxicology (http://het.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/05/04/0960327111407644), a peer-reviewed journal indexed by the National Library of Medicine, found that nations with higher (worse) infant mortality rates tend to give their infants more vaccine doses....|
|3/27/2011 - Worldwide rates of obesity have doubled since 1980, but levels of cholesterol and blood pressure are strikingly different between rich and poor countries, according to a study conducted by researchers from Imperial College London and published in The Lancet.
In 1980, 5 percent of men and 8 percent...|
|11/5/2010 - Vaccination rates among children insured by commercial health insurance plans have dropped four percent between 2008 and 2009, says a new report by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. In its annual State of Health Care Quality report, the organization revealed that vaccine rates are falling...|
|8/11/2010 - A new World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) report explains that British breast cancer rates are four times higher than they are in eastern African countries like Kenya and Tanzania. Researchers say the enormous disparity is due primarily to lifestyle and diet differences between the two regions.
|5/1/2010 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conducted a study, published in Environmental Science & Technology,1 that shows a correlation between the rise in autism rates since the 1980s and the use of fetal cells from aborted pregnancies. The study shows 1988 as a "change point" in the rise...|
|3/3/2010 - A study published in the January 2010 edition of the journal Pediatrics shows that childhood pneumococcal vaccination may be linked to an increase in serious pneumonia complications. Of course, reportage claims that the benefits of the vaccine, introduced in 2000, far outweigh the risk. Findings from...|
|2/9/2010 - Cancer rates among Hispanics rise following migration to the United States, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Miami.
"This study is [reminiscent] of studies from the late 1960s that looked at immigrants from China and Japan to the United States," said Otis Brawley...|
|10/14/2009 - Prepare to have your world rocked. What you're about to read here will leave you astonished, inspired and outraged all at the same time. You're about to be treated to some little-known information demonstrating why seasonal flu vaccines are utterly worthless and why their continued promotion is based...|
|10/6/2009 - According to a U.S. government survey just published, rates of autism in children have doubled since 2003. Today, an estimated 1 in 91 children are being diagnosed with autism, making this the highest rate in any population in the history of human civilization. Meanwhile, the vaccination push in America...|
|8/21/2009 - This is part two of an article series by Evelyn Pringle. You can read part one here: http://www.naturalnews.com/026789_suicide_suicide_prevention_Eli_Lilly.html
A recent study in the April 2009, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety journal found no change in the suicide rate in teens as a result...|
|7/7/2009 - According to a new study by scientists at Rhode Island Hospital, millions of Americans could be at risk of serious and even fatal diseases because of chemicals used to fertilizer and to preserve food. Scientists have found a strong link between increasing levels of nitrates and nitrites in our food...|
|5/13/2009 - The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck, right below your Adam's apple, which produces hormones important for the regulation of heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight. Over the past ten years, cancer rates for this gland have soared -- and scientists...|
|2/26/2009 - Although you won't hear this from the cancer industry or the drug companies that profit from cancer, there's an easy, low-cost and remarkably safe way to slash cancer rates around the world by about one-third, says the World Cancer Research Fund: Promote healthy foods and exercise! (http://www.wcrf-uk.org)
|2/18/2009 - A study recently published in the journal Epidemiology has suggested that rapid increases in autism rates in California cannot be explained by migratory trends and looser diagnosis criteria, but is instead most likely down to environmental exposures. Not exactly news to those well versed in natural...|
|11/24/2008 - A report just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Archives of Internal Medicine (Arch Intern Med. 2008;168:2302-2303) reaches a startling conclusion. Breast cancer rates increased significantly in four Norwegian counties after women there began getting mammograms every...|
|10/21/2008 - NaturalNews has learned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is running a criminal extortion racket designed to drain cash from health supplement companies and shift it into the pockets of top FDA contractors. This organized crime operation has been running for years, and it has operated with impunity...|
|10/15/2008 - The rate of pre-existing diabetes among women in the United States who become pregnant doubled between 1999 and 2005, according to a study conducted by researchers from Kaiser Permanente and published in the journal Diabetes Care. The increase was even larger among teenagers.
"Having diabetes during...|
|7/13/2008 - If the deforestation process that is occurring from the Amazon to the Congo basin were to be slowed, it could generate billions of dollars each year that could then be used to aid developing nations as a part of a United Nations (UN) plan to fight climate change.
The burning of these forests by farmers...|
|6/11/2008 - Many areas of the United States now enjoy an all-time, unprecedented high for life expectancy. Unfortunately, many poor counties, especially among the female population, are now beginning to see a decline in life expectancy.
Smoking, obesity and high blood pressure are reducing the life expectancy...|
|5/19/2008 - Rates of breast cancer and birth defects are on the rise in China, largely due to the increasing adoption of a Western diet and a boom in coal mining, respectively, according to state-run media reports.
According to an article in the "China Daily," rates of breast cancer in Shanghai have increased...|
|4/29/2008 - Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) say that "for the first time in scientific literature, a statistically significant association between autism risk and distance from the mercury source" has been established.
Lead researcher Raymond F. Palmer PhD says, "This is...|
|3/26/2008 - It would take more than five Earths to be able to sustain the world population if everyone consumed resources at the same rate as the United States, according to the New Economics Foundation (NEF).
NEF stated that the world reached "ecological overdraft" for 2007 on October 6 -- in other words,...|
|1/9/2008 - While the mainstream press is widely reporting a new study "disproving" any link between autism and mercury-containing thimerosal in vaccines, no one has bothered to point out that the study was published in a medical journal stacked full of ads from the very same drug companies that manufacture and...|
|2/27/2007 - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released the results of a national survey to determine US prevalence of heart disease. The 2005 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) study (published in 2007) is the first to collect data by state, allowing a regional analysis of heart disease...|
|10/25/2006 - Workers involved in the manufacture of computer parts have death rates that are significantly higher than the general population, according to a study published by Environmental Health.
The study looked at data on the causes of death of around 31,000 former employees of global computer company IBM...|
|9/27/2006 - Four of every 10 obesity surgery patients develop a complication, such as a hernia, within 6 months of leaving the hospital, according to a new study by HHS’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The study is the most extensive to date on post-surgical complications from obesity operations based...|
|9/25/2006 - A University of Georgia study has found that three-quarters of people prescribed antidepressant drugs receive the medications for a reason not approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration.
This practice, known as off-label prescribing, is legal and intended to give physicians the flexibility...|
|9/5/2006 - While obesity has generally been viewed as a single significant health concern, a University of Pittsburgh study suggests that not all obese women share the same health risks. This multi-center study of more than 90,000 women published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, shows...|
|1/1/2006 - This is Mike Adams talking about the looming housing bubble burst in the U.S. real estate market. It's coming. As I said before, I predicted the dot-com bust, but I was three years early. It's impossible to predict the exact timing on these things, but when the signs are there, you know it's coming....|
|6/27/2005 - Roughly 41.3 million people in the United States today are Hispanic. That breaks down to one in every seven people. Hispanic Americans represent the second-largest and fastest-growing minority group in the United States. And all of that growth comes with a staggering rate of diabetes.
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|6/1/2005 - The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently announced a three-year, multi-million dollar alliance with Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages (CSAB) to help combat obesity and diabetes in America by stressing the importance of making smart nutritional choices.
According to an ADA press release...|
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