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Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimer's and protein TDP-43, Mad Cow disease, infectious proteins called prions )

- 29 days ago -
Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Lou Gehrig's disease appear to be linked to the presence of a protein, TDP-43, which behaves like infectious proteins called prions, responsible for Mad Cow and Chronic Wasting Disease.
FDA Fires Direct Shot at Small, Local, Artisanal Food Producers [ Action Alert! ]
Health & Wellness  (tags: Artisanal Food Producers, FDA trying to control )

- 30 days ago -
The FDA is proposing a new regulation that could shutter the doors of your favorite artisanal food producers. Action Alert!
Bad Vaccine Bill on the Fast Track in California [ Action Alert! for California ]
Health & Wellness  (tags: bad vaccine bill )

- 30 days ago -
Time is running out to stop SB 277. We must send a clear message to legislators in California, as well as all state legislatures that are considering removing exemptions to vaccines, that SB 277 will cause irreparable harm if it becomes law.
Hybrid Seeds Vs. GMOs
Environment  (tags: hybrid seeds vs. GMOs )

- 36 days ago -
Hybrid Seeds. Genetically-modified (GMO) seeds. Heirloom seeds. The labels often confuse people. Not a single day passes without some well-meaning reader leaving a comment like this one: âEURoeGMOs are perfectly safe. Farmers and gardeners have been cross-

Health & Wellness  (tags: bad GMO labeling bill )

- 38 days ago -
A Senate version of Big FoodâEUR(TM)s voluntary GMO labeling bill is in the works, now that the terrible Pompeo bill is gaining steam. Action Alert! Unfortunately, the bill is gaining bipartisan support: since it was introduced, forty-seven House members have
Monsanto Bids to Take Over SyngentaâEUR"A Move to Assure a Pesticide-Saturated Future?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, Syngenta, glyphosate toxicity, roundup, neonicotinoids )

- 37 days ago -
By trying to acquire Syngenta, Monsanto contradicts years of rhetoric about how its ultimate goal is to help farmers use less agrichemicals. Monsanto recently made a bid to take over Syngenta, the worldâEUR(TM)s largest pesticide producer.
Vitamins That Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vitamin B3, nicotinamide, skin cancers )

- 39 days ago -
Vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) may offer protection for those who are prone to certain skin cancers. Patients with squamous cell or basal cell carcinoma who took B3 were 23 percent less likely to have another cancer diagnosed.
Sorting Out Medical Advice From Medical Nonsense [ + Video 21:07 ]
Health & Wellness  (tags: health recommendations made up, medical advice questionable )

- 40 days ago -
Some health recommendations are completely made up and have no scientific basis. This includes the linear model for blood pressure, healthy alcohol consumption levels, and recommended cholesterol levels.
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