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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New Medical Textbook: Vaccines Do Kill and Maim

Top Doctors review the published literature on vaccines and autoimmune disease and discuss the mechanisms of harm. When billions of people take them, year upon year, even remote risks translate into huge numbers. CELESTE McGOVERN Call it the Great Vaccine Blitz. In the past six months legislators have bombarded state capitals with new bills  — […]

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Is This Killing Your Sperm? Scientists Identify a Common Toxin Linked to Infertility

  Does aluminum, a toxic metal that has become so common it can found in things we eat and use everyday, have an impact on sperm count? Does it contribute to low sperm production among other ailments?  Falling sperm counts and rising infertility are phenomena that have been observed for decades in the developed world. […]

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