First-Ever Mercury Standards for Coal Plants

Guest post by Nicholas Scott

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed the first-ever national standards for mercury and other air pollutants this past Wednesday. The proposed standards are targeted specifically at coal fired power plants. It is believed that the new regulations would dramatically improve public health; they can prevent 17,000 premature deaths from […]

The Best Health Racket Money can Buy

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

The Health insurance racket is a money beast that will not die. ThinkProgress just revealed that the Health “Industry” pumped over $86 million into the Chamber of Commerce to kill Health Care Reform. What is often forgotten is that there is another price to pay. It’s […]

Without Health Options – Where Is Your Voice? OpEd

All the debate about the launching of “Public Option” Health Care seems to focus on those who actually HAVE health care. Those with jobs, where their employer has pre-selected an insurance package, are being convinced their employer will dump that insurance forcing them to take the “Public Option”. OK! Perhaps that

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Ten mpg is now feasible … may save you money!

Americans have become soft and impractical. Americans are consumer robots that are mesmerized by ‘image over substance’. That is exactly where America’s marketing geniuses have brought us. Some Americans are waking up to a world known by their grand parents and great grand parents. Frugal is no longer a ‘quaint concept’. Gas prices and their effect on food and necessities is the slap in the face we need to come out of the hypnosis we have been enjoying. […]

Diminishing Oil Causes Tough Choices For A Hungry World

It used to be oil for food. Now, its oil substitute OR food. Super Powers are focusing on a dying concept. Cheap energy the old fashioned way is no longer viable. […]

Addicted to food? Global Weight Loss Solution Ahead

Global Food Crisis At A Store Near You, Lifestyles To Change Soon […]

Clinton’s Health Care: Garnish Wages

It’s very disturbing to me, that someone living pay check to paycheck would have their check garnished in order to have health care insurance. Hillary Clinton has announced that her universal health care plan which is suppose to cover everyone, actually means you don’t have a choice because your pay check […]

U.S. Ranks Worst In Death Prevention

Preventative medicine in the U.S. is completely out of the question for the vast majority of Americans. Therefore, it should not shock anyone that the U.S. placed at the bottom of the list of industrialized countries for preventative care which causes higher death rates.

Considering that the health care system in the U.S. […]

The Not So Common Cold Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Virulent form of cold virus spreads in U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A new and virulent strain of adenovirus, which frequently causes the common cold, has spread in parts of the United States, killing 10 people and putting dozens into hospitals, U.S. health officials said on Thursday.

“Whether you’re a healthy young adult, […]

Hat Tip: To Russian Bloggers – The Power Of Activism

Russia: Bloggers Expose a Pharmaceutical Scam

Over the past few weeks thousands of Russian bloggers have united to combat a pharmaceutical scam that tried to persuade Russian pensioners to spend around half of their annual pension on a course of Gravikol 21 – ‘anti-arthritis’ drugs that were actually little more than vitamin […]