Category Archives for "Health Policy"

Plastic Water Has Gotta Go, for Your Sake! (Video)

Plastic water bottles pollute the environment and are harmful to our bodies. Chemicals can lead to cancer. 1,500 each second go into land fills. In 2004, 126,000,000,000 liters of bottled water were consumed, using 17,000,000 barrels of oil to make the plastic bottles and emitting 2,500,000 tons of carbon dioxide in the process.

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In Reversal, U.S. Guidelines Urge Mammograms at 50, Not 40

[Update 11/19/09: “New mammogram guidelines unlikely to curb policy coverage” is the latest pronouncement from the medical establishment, doctors and insurers alike.  Insures say they base their coverage decisions upon a broad array of research and guideline from various sources, many of whom continue to stick with the former policy of frequent screening starting earlier […]

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Goldman Sachs Gets Your Vaccine (SNL Video)

Move the Waiting Line to Wall Street FOR REASONS yet to be fathomed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC“) has decided to allocate the scarce H1N1 vaccine to a few Wall Street institutions, such as Goldman Sachs and Citi Group. This is at a time when there are substantially insufficient H1N1 Swine Flu […]

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144 Kids Die from H1N1 — Tamiflu Stockpile Released

Now this headline is a shocker, intentionally so, because it sets up a perspective that I wish to examine. If your child is among the 144, nothing else matters, particularly context. To everyone else, what’s most disturbing in the headline isn’t the number of deaths, per se, but the mystery.  The unpredictability.  After all, if […]

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Vaccine Supplies, Vaccine Holdouts, Supplements, Big Money and World Domination

Let’s Just Call This A Swine Flu Update HERE, MY attempt is to grab a few H1N1 stories that are indicative of those being told in newspapers, video and the Internet.  There’s something for everyone — for the adamant denier that there’s anything to worry about, and hypochondriac alike. Though I present various opinions, I […]

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