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UN Experts Call for Worldwide Treaty to Phase Out Pesticides

(CitizensOutpost) Two experts from the UN are calling for a global treaty to farm without pesticides.  Hilal Elver, UN special reporter on the right to food, and Baskut Tuncak, special reporter on toxins, have brought research to the Human Rights Council in Geneva claiming pesticides are responsible for 200,000 acute poising deaths every year. Chronic exposure […]

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Daylight saving time might be killing you

(CitizensOutpost) Twice a year, the dreaded clock change nags the majority of American society as a whole.  The “spring forward” causes us to lose an hour of sleep and the “fall backward” gains us an hour of sleep.  But why was daylight savings originally adopted and how has it affected American life thus far?  The […]

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65% of doctors are getting cash “kickbacks” from big pharma – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Two-thirds of Americans are currently in the care of a physician that is being paid by a drug company, and they may not even realize it. A study conducted by Genevieve Pham-Kanter, Ph.D., surveyed more than 3,500 adults and linked their doctors to data from Open Payments, a government website that reports pharmaceutical […]

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Brand name processed foods found laced with glyphosate weed killer – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide and many other commercially available weed killers. Due to the widespread adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops, glyphosate has become the most commonly used weed killer in the conventional farming industry. GM glyphosate-resistant crops are now grown on more than 175 million acres in […]

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Prescription opioid deaths surpass gun-related deaths… Big Pharma literally killing more people than GUNS – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) The opioid epidemic in America is killing more people than guns and the blame rests squarely on Big Pharma. Until 2007, the number of deaths by firearm was five times greater than those caused by overdoses, but in 2015 overdose deaths surpassed gun deaths for the first time – and it looks like […]

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DNA Test Shows Subway’s Oven-Roasted Chicken Is Only 50 Percent Chicken – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — If you think that chicken sandwich you ordered at Subway did not fully taste like fowl, you may have been right. According to a Canadian study, a DNA test showed only half of Subway’s oven-roasted patty is made with real chicken. Subway was among five fast-food restaurants whose chicken the Canadian Broadcast Corporation had […]

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Judge Orders California To Release Papers On Risk Of Cell Phone Use – CBS San Francisco

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) — California could have to hand-over some documents it tried to keep under wraps. On Friday, a Superior Court judge ordered the state to release papers discussing the risk of cell phone use. The documents were written by the state’s Environmental Health Investigations branch and are believed to contain cell phone radiation […]