Study Links Vaccines To SIDS: Infant Mortality Rates Regressed Against Vaccine Doses

Do mandatory vaccines save lives and protect infants who are too young to be vaccinated? Or, as so many mothers continue to ask, could mandatory vaccines actually increase infant mortality? Read on to learn about the major study that found “a high statistically significant correlation between increasing number of vaccine doses and increasing infant mortality rates…” The correlation between vaccines and SIDS isContinue reading “Study Links Vaccines To SIDS: Infant Mortality Rates Regressed Against Vaccine Doses”

A History Lesson: Can You Trust Your Doctor?

I believe in the goodness of people, so I believe your doctor probably has good intentions. Just like the generations of doctors before him or her. Just like the doctors a few decades ago, who told their patients that smoking cigarettes was perfectly safe, even good for your health. Those cigarette-prescribing doctors pointed their patients to the body of published “science” thatContinue reading “A History Lesson: Can You Trust Your Doctor?”

Zika Virus Update: Argentine and Brazilian Doctors Name Larvicide as Potential Cause of Microcephaly

As Brazilian and U.S. officials continue to push for a lucrative Zika virus vaccine, new theories are emerging to explain the crisis in Brazil. According to organicconsumer.org, “a chemical larvicide that produces malformations in mosquitoes was introduced into the [Brazilian] drinking water supply in 2014. This poison, Pyriproxyfen, is used in a State-controlled programme aimed at eradicatingContinue reading “Zika Virus Update: Argentine and Brazilian Doctors Name Larvicide as Potential Cause of Microcephaly”

Zika Virus Rumors: Could the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy cause microcephaly?

In 2014, Brazilian officials recommended that all pregnant women receive the Tdap vaccine. For the first time in the country’s history, thousands of pregnant Brazilian women received the Tdap vaccine. A few months later, in 2015, news outlets began reporting that Brazil was experiencing an unprecedented rise in the number of cases of newborns withContinue reading “Zika Virus Rumors: Could the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy cause microcephaly?”

The Fertility Diet: 15 Tips To Help You Achieve Pregnancy Naturally

When my husband and I began discussing the possibility of having children, we initially decided to wait a year to take advantage of our child-free lives. Then one night, after a few glasses of wine, we threw caution to the wind. At the time, I didn’t know anything about fertility. I didn’t realize that itContinue reading “The Fertility Diet: 15 Tips To Help You Achieve Pregnancy Naturally”

How To Choose Healthy Fish

One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. With so many fish to choose from, how can you be sure you’re making a healthy choice? This helpful infographic makes the choice simpler.  Via. Click here to view larger image. 

Big Fat Surprise: Eat Fat To Lose Weight

Back in 2006, my mother called me. She had news for me – big news. “Fat is a good thing,” she said. “If you want to lose weight, you need to eat more fat.” Acting on advice she had originally gleaned from a number of niche health blogs, including the Weston A. Price Foundation and Dr. Mercola, andContinue reading “Big Fat Surprise: Eat Fat To Lose Weight”

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Hormonal Contraceptives

Much of the current research about the safety of hormonal contraceptives has been funded by the very pharmaceutical companies that stand to profit from the sale of birth control. Couple this with the political debates surrounding women’s reproduction—at a time when many feminists feel the pill is the answer to women’s liberation—and we have a nationContinue reading “What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Hormonal Contraceptives”

Dasani Bottled Water Has 4 Ingredients: Tap Water, Known Teratogen, Lethal Drug, and Salt

I remember the first time I tasted Dasani bottled water. It was 2004 and I was at a gym in Orange County, California. The drinking fountain at the gym was out of order so I purchased a bottle of water from a vending machine. I cracked open that lid and—YUCK! I had never tasted waterContinue reading “Dasani Bottled Water Has 4 Ingredients: Tap Water, Known Teratogen, Lethal Drug, and Salt”

American Foods Banned In Other Countries

A comprehensive and well-researched article from EatLocalGrown outlines some foods to avoid–if you live in the United States. These 10 foods are banned in other countries: Farmed salmon banned in Australia and New Zealand Genetically engineered papaya banned in the European Union Ractopamine-tained meat banned in Europe, Russia, and China Flame-retardent drinks made with brominatedContinue reading “American Foods Banned In Other Countries”