Biotech Stocks Tumble After Major Corp Dubbed “Pharmaceutical Enron”

Valeant Pharmaceuticals has been called the pharmaceutical Enron, so now the whole Big Pharma and biotech sector is crumbling even harder.

Could Antibiotics be Making Children Fat?

According to recent research, kids who take antibiotics throughout their childhood gain weight “significantly” faster than children who don’t.

Monsanto Always Using Friends in High Places to Reclassify Glyphosate

Monsanto has pressured the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) to “reassess” their best-selling herbicide, glyphosate.

$1 Billion ‘Toilet to Tap’ Wastewater Recycling Plants Proposed in Southern CA

Southern California’s largest water importer is working towards a $1 billion plan to purify wastewater into potable drinking water.

Pharmacies will Offer Daraprim Alternative for $1 a Pill Amid Public Outrage

A competing pharmaceutical company has announced that it will start offering a generic version of the AIDS drug Daraprim for $1 per pill.

Why You Can’t Separate GMOs from their Biotech Chemicals

A glaring omission from almost all biotech discussions of genetically engineered crops is the fact that a host of chemicals is required to grow them.

Digitizing Medical Records for Billions Has Not Helped Patients Nor Saved Money

We digitized medical records to improve the medical system and healthcare, but better healthcare is not here, and the medical system is not saving money.

Scientists: 99% Chance a 5.0 or Larger Quake will Hit Los Angeles Within 3 Years

NASA is warning Los Angeles-area residents to prepare for an earthquake of at least a magnitude 5.0 that should hit within the next 30 months.

6th High School Football Player Since Early September Dies

Another young football player died recently after he reportedly collapsed on the field – signaling the necessity to safeguard life-threatening sports.

WHO Set to Classify Red Meat, Processed Meats as “Probably Carcinogenic”

The World Health Organization is reportedly planning to classify red meat, bacon, sausages and other processed meats as probably carcinogenic to humans.

Someone Sued DuPont for Poisoning the Drinking Water and Won

DuPont has been dumping the chemical, Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA), into the water supply for decades, igniting many lawsuits. Now, someone won.

First Accepted Case of Radiation-Related Cancer Confirmed in Former Fukushima Worker

A 41-year-old who worked at the Fukushima plant has been diagnosed with cancer caused by radiation exposure. It could be just the tip of the iceberg.

Ebola-Nurse Sues Gov. Chris Christie for “Holding her Against her Will”

Kaci Hickox, a nurse forced into quarantine after treating Ebola patients, is suing Governor Chris Christie, alleging she was held against her will.

Proof the Ketogenic Diet for Cancer can be a Real Solution

In addition to weight loss, the ketogenic diet is very useful as a cancer treatment, often alongside other conventional and/or natural therapies.

Will Obama Name This Big Pharma Insider as Head of the FDA?

President Obama nominated Dr. Robert Califf as the new head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but Big Pharma ties has many people worrying.

“Miracle” Golden Rice Could Cause Birth Defects, Warns Indian Scientist

Golden Rice is being tested in Bangladesh, but an Indian scientist (among others) is warning that Golden Rice poses a serious threat to human health.

Hawaii Declares a Homeless State of Emergency

There are so many homeless people in Hawaii that Governor David Ige declared a state of emergency last Friday to address the problem.