The Fluoride Controversy Continues: An Update – Part 1

By Gary Null, PhD, and Martin Feldman, MD Most Americans associate the fluoride in their drinking water with positive images of tooth protection, strong bones and a government that cares about their dental needs. So it may come as a surprise that water fluoridation, long portrayed as a safe and effective way to prevent tooth decay, is in fact a …

The Fluoride Controversy Continues: An Update – Part 2

By Gary Null, PhD, and Martin Feldman, MD   In Part 1 of this three-part series, we reviewed studies showing that the fluoridation of drinking water has not lived up to its promise in terms of reducing dental decay.  We discussed the continuing support for water fluoridation from the U.S. government and the American Dental Association, but also presented the …

The Fluoride Controversy Continues: An Update – Part 3

By Gary Null, PhD, and Martin Feldman, MD   In Parts 1 and 2 of this three-part series, we discussed a number of problems surrounding the use of water fluoridation, including questions about its effectiveness in reducing dental decay, the thin margin of safety that exists for fluoride and the exposure we face to fluoride from multiple sources. We also …

Fukushima

Officials lying, many more kids getting cancer after Fukushima

ABC (Australia), Mar 11, 2014 (emphasis added): Radiation levels posing cancer risks… Before the disaster, there was just one to two cases of thyroid cancers in a million Japanese children but now Fukushima has more than 100 confirmed or suspected cases, having tested about 300,000 children… It is expected that thyroid cancers could turn up about four to five years after …

The Fluoridation Fiasco

By Gary Null, Ph.D.   There’s nothing like a glass of cool, clear water to quench one’s thirst. But the next time you or your child reaches for one, you might want to question whether that water is in fact, too toxic to drink. If your water is fluoridated, the answer may well be yes. For decades, we have been …

big meat

Is ‘Sustainable Beef’ an Oxymoron?

In the face sagging beef sales, a slew of U.S. beef industry stakeholders have formed the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) to figure out how to source beef that’s, well, more “sustainable.” And although the USRSB’s intentions might be good, Americans can’t have their steak and eat it, too. That’s because the vast amount of resources it takes to produce enough beef for the country …

Women’s Health Risks Associated with Orthodox Medicine – Part 1

By Gary Null, PhD, Debora Rasio, MD, and Martin Feldman, MD   During the past century, a medical establishment has evolved that has positioned itself as the exclusive provider of so-called scientific, evidence-based therapies. For the first 70 years of the 20th century, little effort was made to challenge the establishment’s paradigm, which we call the orthodox medical approach. In …

Women’s Health Risks Associated with Orthodox Medicine – Part 2

By, Gary Null, PhD, Debora Rasio, MD, and Martin Feldman, MD   Conventional medicine would have us believe that only its treatments have passed the kind of careful scientific scrutiny needed to prove their safety and effectiveness. But this is not necessarily the case, as revealed by our review of the medical literature on a number of women’s health issues. …

Women’s Health Risks Associated with Orthodox Medicine – Part 3

By,  Gary Null, PhD, Debora Rasio, MD, and Martin Feldman, MD   With the third installment of this series, we conclude our examination of conventional medical practices and women’s health. Part 3 looks at problems associated with the use of oral contraceptives; Parts 1 and 2 covered topics relating to pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding, hysterectomies, cesarean sections, and episiotomies. As established …

Who are the True Progressives?

By, Gary Null and Richard Gale March 26, 2013 Each day we hear right-wing pundits excoriating president Obama and the Democrats for being progressive. They ridicule progressivism as being socialist, for favoring the redistribution of wealth and resources, for challenging the bank-driven free market agenda, and for advocating stricter regulations on Wall Street and the multinational corporatocracy. They accuse progressives …