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Monsanto Argues Roundup Cancer Victim Should Receive Less Money Because of Imminent Death

August 10, 2018, a jury found Monsanto (now owned by Bayer AG1,2) had “acted with malice or oppression” and was responsible for “negligent failure” by not warning consumers about the carcinogenicity of its weed killer, Roundup.3,4 The plaintiff in this historic case was 46-year-old Dewayne Johnson, who is dying from Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Johnson sprayed about… Read More »

Why we should change the language around mental health

Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK. We need to change the language around mental illness. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. Hearing that someone committed suicide doesn’t accurately report what happened to that person. The phrase “committed suicide” insinuates that someone had a choice in how they died. That this person made that decision. When, in fact,… Read More »

High blood pressure – the 39p drink you should have every day to avoid deadly hypertension

High blood pressure is a deadly condition that affects more than one in four adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, could be caused by eating an unhealthy diet, or by not doing enough exercise. Diagnosing the condition early is crucial as it puts extra stress on your blood vessels… Read More »

Viewpoints: Those Who Have Contracted Deadly Diseases Know The Value Of Vaccinations; ‘Medicare At 55’ Is The Politically Feasible Step We Should Be Taking

Editorials and columnists discuss health care issues. Stat: My Polio-Stricken Mother’s Advice To Parents: Immunize Your Kids I was 1 year old in 1949 when polio struck my mother. As I got older and could understand why she was in a wheelchair, she told me about her time in the hospital — more than a… Read More »