Tag Archives: Health

Why Government Health Care Kills More People Than It Helps

After botching the COVID response in every possible and improbable way, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now wants more money — and more power. August 17, 2022, CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky publicly admitted the agency’s COVID response “fell short,” and that an internal reorganization has been launched to improve response times… Read More »

Billions of GE Mosquitoes Released, Health Risks Ignored

Biotechnology company Oxitec spent years trying to gain approval to release its controversial genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes in the U.S., specifically in Key West, Florida. In June 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services gave the go-ahead for the plan,1 following the U.S. EPA’s granting of an experimental use permit (EUP) that would… Read More »

Green Tea Boosts Heart and Brain Health

This article was previously published June 18, 2018, and has been updated with new information. High-quality teas — green tea in particular — contain polyphenol antioxidants recognized for their disease prevention and antiaging properties. Polyphenols can account for up to 30% of the dry leaf weight of green tea. Within the group of polyphenols are… Read More »

Bye-Bye to Health Insurance ‘Birthday Rule’? Kansas Lawmaker Floats Fix

When Kayla Kjelshus gave birth to her first child, the infant spent seven days in the neonatal intensive care unit, known as the NICU. This stressful medical experience was followed by an equally stressful financial one. Because of an obscure health insurance policy called the “birthday rule,” Kjelshus and her husband, Mikkel, were hit with… Read More »