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Alexandra Jacobo – WHO Announces Processed Meat Causes Cancer

On Monday, the World Health Organization announced that they are now classifying processed meats are carcinogenic to humans. Bacon, ham and sausages were listed as ranking alongside cigarettes as a major causes of cancer. Processed meat has now been placed in the same category as abestos, alcohol, arsenic and tobacco. Red meat, including beef, pork and lamb, may also cause …

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Leid Stories – 10.07.15

Obama’s Education Secretary Quits; Attack on Public Schools Won’t

A Lead-Poisoned River Runs Through It: Water Woes in Flint, Michigan

Ferguson, Missouri, Being Readied for Forced Bankruptcy

Dr. Thomas C. Pedroni, associate professor of curriculum studies and policy sociology at Wayne State University and co-director of the Detroit Data and Democracy Project, discusses the shameful legacy of Education Secretary Arne Duncan and why, after Duncan quits at the end of the year, his policies are likely to continue.

The cash-strapped city of Flint, Michigan, currently under state-imposed emergency management, is distributing free water filters to residents after elevated levels of lead were found in children. Since last year, the city has been using water from the Flint River to cut its water costs. Curt Guyette, an investigative reporter for the ACLU of Michigan, says local authorities consistently denied that a public danger existed, and now residents are in a pitched battle to safeguard their health.

In a commentary Leid Stories reveals that the City of Ferguson, Missouri, is being readied for a forced bankruptcy.

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Joseph Mercola – The Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee and Tea

If you’re thirsty, pure water is always a good bet for a healthy beverage. But if you’re looking for a beverage to sip and savor while you start your day, take a work break, or relax in the evening, water doesn’t always hit the spot. Fortunately, while there is no substitute for water (your body needs a healthy amount each …

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The Gary Null Show – 09.04.15

Anthony Samsel is an independent research scientist and consultant deeply concerned with public health. In the past he was a research chemist for Arthur D Little and has consulted for JBF Scientific and the US EPA. In recent years Anthony has focused his independent research into the adverse risks of agricultural chemicals, particularly Monsanto’s glyphosate or Roundup, and publishing his findings, in collaboration with Dr. Stephanie Seneff at MIT, on its relationship to cancer and other diseases. Their collaboration has produced 3 research papers published in the journal Entropy on the roundup-cancer relationship and a fourth paper will be published this month.

Dr. Stephanie Seneff is a senior research scientists at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. She holds four degrees from MIT including degrees in Biophysics and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She is a fellow of the International Speech and Communication Association for her research in human auditory and language processing, and has published over 170 science papers during her career. In recent years, Dr. Seneff’s research has returned medical and health issues, micronutrient deficiencies and the negative health consequences of aluminum, glyphosate and statin drugs including their relationship to Alzheimers, autism, adverse vaccine reactions and other illnesses. Her website isPeople.Csail.MIT.edu/seneff

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Bernie Sanders – High Drug Prices Are Killing Americans

All across the country, Americans are finding that the prices of the prescription drugs they need are soaring. Tragically, doctors tell us that many of their patients can no longer afford their medicine. As a result, some get sicker. Others die. A new Kaiser Health poll shows that most Americans think prescription drug costs in this country are unreasonable, and …

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Why Are American Doctors Killing Themselves In Record Numbers?

Recent reports have indicated that doctors in America are killing themselves in record numbers, and also suffer from drug and alcohol abuse at a rate significantly higher than your average person. Many people will write this off as a result of long hours or the stress of the job, but it is also possible that many of these doctors are …

Americans Turning Away From Organized Religion in Record Numbers

With fire-breathing religion figuring anew in global conflicts, and political discussions at home often dominated by the nuttery of the Christian right, you might get the sense that somebody’s god is ready to mug you around every street corner. But if you’re the type who doesn’t like to hang your hat on organized religion, here’s a bit of good news: in …