Category Archives: Medicine

Starve-Yourself-Old Theory Takes a Hit

By David L. Brown For some time now there’s been an assumption floating around that if you reduce your caloric intake to about 30 percent below the required daily intake you will earn yourself more years of life. I suspect … Continue reading

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Seeing the Future Dimly

By David L. Brown One of the news websites, Fox News (here), today featured excerpts from a number of predictions made 25 years ago by “science thinkers,” predicting conditions in our time of 2012. I recognize the names of most … Continue reading

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More Evidence of Suppressed Science

By David L. Brown There is a mounting body of evidence that members of the Bush administration and civil servants in our government have routinely and systematically controlled the flow of information from scientific sources in order to suppress knowledge … Continue reading

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Media Drop Ball on Medical News

By David L. Brown Our nation’s health care system is in shambles. Pharmaceutical companies and insurers are squeezing medical professionals from both sides, manipulating patients in ways that make it difficult or impossible for doctors to perform their best. Contributing … Continue reading

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The Medical-Pharmaceutical Machine

By David L. Brown Modern medicine has been taken hostage by the international pharmaceutical industry, and the system is broken. This comes more clearly into focus with every passing day. The goal of the Pharm Pholks, and the medical practitioners … Continue reading

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