New Dangers of The Pill

A half-century on, the birth-control pill is still plagued by a host of nasty and sometimes deadly side-effects. Celeste McGovern finds a growing movement of defiant young women who are turning to natural alternatives. Gasping for breath, 23-year-old Charlotte Foster collapsed at her workplace and was taken by ambulance to hospital. Three days later, she […]

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Are Clinton and Gates Foundations and USAID Supporting Depo-Provera Deception?

All three organizations continue to fund birth-control injections that studies say heighten millions of women’s risk of AIDS CELESTE McGOVERN WASHINGTON — The Clinton Health Access Initiative, working with the Gates Foundation and a host of foreign-aid agencies, including USAID, distributes millions of doses of birth-control injections to women in the developing world each year […]

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Extreme Makeover Family Planning

How can anyone disagree with Melinda Gates? She walks onto the stage and she’s instantly likeable. She’s confident, but not threatening. She’s pretty, but not a supermodel. She’s well-dressed, but not flashy.  She’s smart and articulate, but down to earth.  She’s America’s billionaire soccer mom. And, the wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates is no […]

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Depression: it’s not your brain it’s your thyroid

    As antidepressant use soars, Celeste McGovern investigates a renegade psychiatrist’s view that mental health may be all in your thyroid, not in your head The use of antidepressants has increased year on year across the globe since 2000. The leading antidepressant prescriber, the US, the home of direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising, saw more than […]

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