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The Sun Magazine | What Ails Us
Gabor Maté Challenges The Way We Think About Chronic Illness, Drug Addiction, And Attention-Deficit Disorder
addiction  mental_illness  health  environment  stress 
august 2013 by dissident
The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements - Paul Offit - The Atlantic
Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.
vitamins  health  food  supplements  diet  Linus_Pauling 
july 2013 by dissident
David Berreby – The obesity era
As the American people got fatter, so did marmosets, vervet monkeys and mice. The problem may be bigger than any of us
obesity  health  science  culture  inequality  food 
july 2013 by dissident
America doesn’t need health care rationing - Salon.com
Experts know that the answer to health costs is regulating what doctors, hospitals and pharma companies can charge
healthcare  health  medication  pharmaceutical_industry  hospitals 
october 2012 by dissident
Study: Marijuana prevents spread of cancer
Cannabidiol, a non-toxic marijuana-like compound, can stop metastasis in aggressive forms of the disease
marijuana  study  health  cancer 
september 2012 by dissident
NationofChange.org - Children Treated as Lab Rats
A spate of deaths over the last four years caused by illegal clinical trials of untested drugs has ignited the wrath of rights activists and prompted prominent legal institutions to consider tightening the country’s drug regulation laws.
drugs  pharmaceutical_industry  health  India  clinical_trials  regulation 
august 2012 by dissident
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