Health & Fitness

Austria becomes first EU country to ban glyphosate weedkiller

Austria has voted to ban glyphosate, the main ingredient in Bayer-Monsanto’s notorious Roundup weedkiller, becoming the first EU country to outlaw the chemical, creating a PR disaster for the troubled German company.

Unique surgery: Russian hospital performs first successful lungs and liver transplant

It took several teams of doctors, three organs, and a 16-hour surgery at a Moscow hospital to give a second chance at life to a nine-year-old boy who suffers from a genetic disease.

They’re magic! Eating mushrooms could slash risk of cognitive decline by 50%

Plus, other things that can help keep you mentally sharp. Call them magic mushrooms. Older people who eat more than two portions of mushrooms a week could cut their odds of having mild cognitive impairment (MCI) by 50%, according to a recent six-year study of Chinese men and women over age 60 that was published […]

How to Keep Your Muscles in Good ‘Functional’ Shape

This podcast explains why resistance training is so important for people 50+ Today, as part of our Fitness Friday series, we hear from returning guest Sabrena Jo, the director of science and research content for the American Council on Exercise. She shares important information on new research that answers questions about cardiovascular exercise, weight training, […]

Parents blame elementary school’s cell tower after 4th student gets cancer

California parents are demanding an elementary school remove their on-campus cell tower after four students and three teachers were diagnosed with cancer in just three years.

Bayer facing second trial amid claims weed killer bought from Monsanto causes cancer

German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer is set to face a second US trial over allegations that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer. This is six months after the company was rocked by a $289-million verdict by a California state court.

Putin orders Russian brand of ‘green’ non-GMO produce to be set up

Russia’s enormous natural resources should serve as a guarantee of high quality food production, according to President Vladimir Putin. The country has ensured its independence on the global wheat market, he added.

Medical tourism to Russia booms as high-quality, low-cost treatment attracts foreigners

The number of foreigners coming to Russia for medical treatment is growing exponentially, rising by 40 percent last year, according to Medsi, one of the biggest networks of private clinics in Russia. “We have noticed a growing interest in Russian medicine from people living in CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries and outside it,” Alla […]

‘A global catastrophe’: Radiation activist warns that 5G networks are ‘massive health experiment’

A leading activist on the issue of electromagnetic radiation and its negative impacts on public health has described the rollout of 5G as a “massive health experiment” which could “become a global catastrophe.”

What causes some people to look older than their age and others to look younger?

I’m not sure, what makes us look younger when we get older, call it Benjamin Button, I call it genetics. There are certain things we follow which most people don’t Rigid strict mediterranen diet eating seasonal fruits and vegetables consuming locally My mom and sister legitimately have been practicing 16 hours fasting non stop for […]

5G Wireless: A Dangerous “Experiment on Humanity”

Scientists, environmental groups, doctors and citizens around the world are appealing to all governments to halt telecommunications companies’ deployment of 5G (fifth generation) wireless networks, which they call “an experiment on humanity and the environment that is defined as a crime under international law.” Research has shown that wireless radiation can cause DNA damage, neuropsychiatric […]

Ocasio-Cortez Makes Cuomo Look Dumb For ‘How Do You Pay’ Question

For anyone triggered by my criticism of Cuomo, here’s a different video (linked at the end of my comment) where I give him credit. This issue with Cuomo’s questioning to AOC is the context – he never presses on politicians about “how can we afford to cut taxes for the wealthy,” “how can afford to […]

The Best Healthcare and Healthcare Systems in the World

One of the main concerns of any person looking to retire overseas is the quality of healthcare. Is it possible to get medical treatment as good as what’s available in the U.S. and Canada? The answer…a resounding yes. Sometimes it’s even better than what’s on offer at home, and at a more affordable price too.

CDC: US Life Expectancy Declines for Third Year, Drugs and Suicide to Blame

Life expectancy in the US has fallen for the third year in a row amid increasing drug overdose and suicide deaths. It’s the longest sustained decline since World War I and the Spanish Influenza pandemic, which killed tens of millions worldwide.

Payback: Florida Sues Big Pharma for Aiding and Abetting US Opioid Crisis

Florida is suing two major US drugstore chains, Walgreens and CVS, for their alleged contributions to the opioid crisis in the state and nationally. On Friday, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that the two drugstore chains had been added to a state-court lawsuit filed last year against Purdue Pharma, which manufactures OxyContin (an opioid […]



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