natural health

A Not-So-Subtle Scientific Bias Against Natural Health Ideas

  • Posted on: 26 July 2007
  • By: mokshalom

I recently posted a blog entry on the potential for bras to cause breast cancer. The idea is that bras can constrict the natural flow of lymph that collects wastes for removal from the body. The concept is not proven, but nor is it disproven.

So I was absolutely shocked to see a news article today "debunking" cancer "myths." Actually, no "myths" were disproven whatsoever...what they did for this "study" was simply survey people to see what they believed. And apparently, those of us who think it's possible that bras could cause breast cancer - or harsh chemicals in cosmetics might cause cancer too - are just undereducated idiots.

What's even more funny is that they actually acknowledge that some of these myths aren't fully disproven...just "unlikely."

Urgent Action Needed: Stop FDA Attempts to Regulate Natural Health Foods and Supplements

  • Posted on: 13 April 2007
  • By: mokshalom

Once again, a big government entity is attempting to regulate the use of herbs, vitamins, and other supplements through heavy-handed tactics. In this latest FDA push, you may not be able to suggest to someone try a fruit juice, because to suggest that a juice has therapeutic qualities would thus make it a "drug" and subject to regulation.

Can you imagine? If you tell someone to drink their orange juice because it's good for you, you could be arrested for practicing medicine without a license!