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      “Money and Medicine” Medical Waste and Overtreatment

      By Dr. Mercola America spends more per capita on health care than any other developed nation, yet health outcomes are among the worst. Despite sizeable health care expenditures, Americans are among the sickest citizens of the developed world, ranking only 50th worldwide for life expectancy. Americans also rank near the...
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      Stress in America Caused by Money

      By Dr. Mercola The American Psychological Association (APA) has released its latest “Stress in America” report, with some good news to report. Overall, average stress levels in the US are trending downward. On a 10-point scale, with 1 being “little or no stress” and 10 being “a great deal of...
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      Taxpayer Money Helps Pay for Monsanto Devastation

      By Dr. Mercola Earlier this month, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a $3.2-million campaign to save “beleaguered” Monarch butterflies.1 As recently as 1996, there were close to 1 billion monarchs across the US. Today, their numbers have dwindled by 90 percent. The crux of their campaign is...
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      Most Evil Company Loses Court Battle in Money-Laundering Scheme

      By Dr. Mercola During last year’s I-522 ballot campaign to label genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Washington State, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) came up with a devious, and illegal, money-laundering scheme to protect the identity of members who donated funds to the opposing campaign. You might remember that several...
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      How Much Money do Doctors Make From Flu Shots?

      What would readers think if I provided an admission in writing from a medical doctor as to a reason why the medical profession should consider administering flu vaccines? One MD, who also is a speaker for Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, and Sanofi-Pasteur – all vaccine makers, says: “Giving influenza vaccine is...
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      FDA Wants More Money, Claims They Are a "Bargain"

      By Dr. Mercola The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking to increase their budget by $821 million next year, which would make their proposed 2014 budget a hefty $4.7 billion. The additional money would help the FDA improve food safety, monitor imports and create measures to protect against...
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      Anthem Blue Cross shelves insurance rate hike – The Money Times

      Anthem Blue Cross shelves insurance rate hike The Money Times Though the experts will be reviewing the rates proposed by the insurance firm, Anthem believes that the hike is justified. After widespread criticism against the health insurer Anthem Blue Cross for … Anthem to delay insurance rate hike amid criticismThe...
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      More Money, Less Risk of Stroke?

      Well, an interesting link between the more financially affluent and secure amongst us and a lesser risk of stroke, the many times diabling and deadly occurrence where a vessel breaks in the brain and oxygen is temporarily cut off.  I’m not really sure how exactly this link was determined, and...
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      12 Ways to Make Your Food Last Longer

      By Dr. Mercola Each year, American households throw away $640 worth of food apiece, typically because they buy too much or fail to eat the leftovers.1 The survey, conducted by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), revealed that three-quarters of Americans throw away food once a month while half do so...
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      Your Rights Removed For Monsanto's Benefit

      By Dr. Mercola Should genetically engineered (GE) foods be labeled? Yes. In this article, I will lead you through the many why’s of this argument. As you may have heard, HR 1599,1 incorrectly named “The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act”2,3,4 introduced by Rep. Pompeo with guidance from the Grocery...
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      Chicken Farmers Gagged and Swindled by Giant Poultry Processors

      By Dr. Mercola If you pick up a package of chicken breasts from your supermarket, it gives no clues to the controversies and political unrest facing the farmers that raised those chickens. Nor does it hint at the unethical, inhumane, and often unsanitary conditions that have become commonplace in “modern”...
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      10 Surprising Ways You Are Making Your Vegetables Less Nutritious

      By Dr. Mercola Modern-day diets are often lacking in nutrition, in large part because food choices are not optimal. About 90 percent of the money Americans spend on food is for processed foods, which may be fortified with nutrients out of necessity but lack the naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, antioxidants...