Archive for May, 2011
Seal Team Six: Memoirs Of An Elite Sniper Author Howard Wasdin Lied About His Childhood
According to the several members of the Wasdin family the book published by Howard should be classified as fiction because so many of the facts in the book appear to be made up.
Take Control Of Your Money. Stop Donating It To Bankers.
by MJ Harris
How can we be expected to set aside money, wages, and earning over our entire career through vehicles that ride along with the stock market when the market itself goes up and down faster and more frequently than most rides at Six Flags Great Adventure.
Florida Doctors Refusing to Treat Overweight Patients
Fifteen obstetrics-gynecology practices out of 105 polled by the Sun Sentinel said they have set weight cut-offs for new patients starting at 200 pounds or based on measures of obesity.
Privacy Groups Applaud Senator Rockefeller’s “Do Not Track” Bill
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) has introduced a new “Do Not Track” bill to Congress that aims to hold companies accountable for collecting information on consumers after they’ve expressed a desire to opt out.
The Politics of Sugar
by David Katz, M.D.
We Americans, and ever more of the global population — eat too much sugar, and eating too much sugar is bad for us. (“Too much” of anything is bad for us, hence the name.)
One of the reasons we eat too much sugar is because high-fructose corn syrup can be derived inexpensively from subsidized corn. An inexpensive sugar source makes it economical for food manufacturers to add copious amounts of sugar to our diets.
Herbal Medicines Banned As EU Directive Comes Into Effect
Patients have lost access to hundreds of herbal medicines today, after European regulations came into force.