How Immigration Reform Could Harm U.S. Citizens

There are about 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, according to The New York Times, and many of these individuals and households are supported by wages paid under the table. Factories, farms and other labor-intensive industries have traditionally benefited from hiring undocumented workers who will accept very low wages. New immigration reform […]

Scientists Plan to Create New Bird Flu Strain in Lab

Scientists who sparked an outcry when they created easier-to-spread versions of the bird flu want to try such experiments again, this time using a worrisome new strain known as H7N9. Since it broke out in March in China, the bird flu strain has infected more than 130 people and killed 43. Such research is allowed […]

Swine flu vaccine linked to child narcolepsy: EU watchdog

A swine flu vaccine used in 2009-10 is linked to a higher risk of the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in children and teens in Sweden and Finland, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said Friday. The EU agency studied the effects of the Pandemrix vaccine on children in eight European countries after Sweden and […]

Senator Lieberman demands prosecution of whistleblowers

(RT)   Recently, US Senator Joe Lieberman appeared on Fox News and shared his opinion on whistleblowers in America. Lieberman called for the US to implement a new law that would have more American citizens behind bars for allegedly leaking classified government information. The Senator claimed that revealing this sensitive information poses a great risk […]

U.S. Army General: The Whole Northern Hemisphere is at Risk of Becoming Largely Uninhabitable

(Mac Slavo)   You may have entertained the idea of an improbable civilization ending events such as a ‘global killer’ asteroid, earth crust displacement or massive solar storms, but what if there existed a situation right now that was so serious that it literally threatened our very existence? According to a host of scientists, nuclear experts […]

Japanese infants face high risk of thyroid cancer following Fukushima disaster

ShareThis Japanese infants face high risk of thyroid cancer following Fukushima disaster 24 May 2012 In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, infants in one town appear to be at a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. [Just one?] In a preliminary report, independent experts said that […]

Fukushima Reactor 4 poses massive global risk

ShareThis Fukushima Reactor 4 poses massive global risk 19 May 2012 The troubled Reactor 4 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is at the centre of a potential catastrophe. Reactor 4 — and to a lesser extent Reactor 3 — still hold large quantities of cooling waters surrounding spent nuclear fuel, all bound by a […]

Cardiologist Speaks Out Against Current Cholesterol Guidelines

  (Dr John Briffa)   Most medical professionals strongly believe that cholesterol causes heart disease and that treating ‘raised’ cholesterol and bringing it down to a so-called ‘healthy’ level is beneficial for us all. However, I’ve been skeptical about both these ideas for many years now. I’m not the only one, though, as quite a few […]

Is Diet Soda Harmful? Addictive?

Heart Attack and Stroke: Drinking diet sodas daily may increase the risks for heart attack and stroke and other vascular events by 43 percent, but no such threat exists with regular soft drinks or with less frequent consumption of diet soda. These results come from a study including more than 2,500 adults published online in […]

Anti-gun Group to Boycott Starbucks on St. Valentine’s Day

Elliot Fineman (left), CEO of the National Gun Victims Action Council (NGAC) announced last Monday that its members will boycott Starbucks starting on St. Valentine’s Day to protest the company’s resistance to demands that they cease serving customers who may be carrying weapons, open or concealed. Its purpose, according to Fineman, is “to eliminate the […]