August 29, 2010 @ 4:01 PM
Portsmouth University released new research on food allergies. According to PTI news–
“A new study has revealed that although 20 percent of adults in Britain claim they are unable to eat foods from milk to mustard, fewer than two percent actually have a problem.”
“There is a clear discrepancy between the number of people who report that they have food allergy or intolerance and the numbers whose food allergy or intolerance can be confirmed by a medical diagnosis.”
Why would so many people think they have a food allergy issue when science says they clearly do not?
FIRST, let’s put all research in context.
Universities conduct research in exchange for money. The...
August 25, 2010 @ 3:50 PM
Two of the most unnecessary surgeries on women in America are the CESAREAN and the HYSTERECTOMY.
According to The Center for Disease Control, one in four women will have a hysterectomy before they reach 60 years of age. CDC also states it is the 2nd most common major medical procedure among women.
In 2007 a major surgery called Cesarean accounted for a one-third of all US births. In 2006, the Cesarean procedure was the most frequently performed surgical procedure in American hospitals.
Two articles below highlight how doctors are choosing these medical procedures for profit over their patient health. In addition, hospital rules are supporting profit over health and also severely ...