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Cancer Crisis - Lifetime Risk of Developing or Dying From Cancer Males 39.66%, Females 37.65%
Link to Article / Source American Cancer Society
6 in 10 Adults in the United States Have a Chronic Disease. 4 in 10 Adults in the United States Have 2 or More Chronic Diseases
Link to Article / Source Centers For Disease ControlDiabetes Goes From Less Than 1% in 1958 to 9.4% in 2017. New CDC Report: More Than 100 Million Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes
Diabetes Goes from less than 1% in 1958 to 9.4% in 2017. New CDC report: More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes
Link to Report / Link to Report / Link to Report / Sources Centers For Disease Control Division Of Diabetes Translation, National Diabetes Statistics Report , Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
Percent of adults aged 20 and over with hypertension (measured high blood pressure and/or taking antihypertensive medication): 33.2% (2015-2016)
Link to Article / Source Centers For Disease ControlBy 2020, One in Two Americans Over Age 50 is Expected to Have or Be at Risk of Developing Osteoporosis of the Hip; Even More Will Be at Risk of Developing Osteoporosis at Any Site in the Skeleton
Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General.
* Due primarily to the aging of the population, the prevalence of osteoporosis and low bone mass is expected to increase. By 2020, one in two Americans over age 50 is expected to have or be at risk of developing osteoporosis of the hip; even more will be at risk of developing osteoporosis at any site in the skeleton.
Link to Article / Source The National Center for Biotechnology InformationRoughly 13,000 Chemicals Are Used in Cosmetics Alone, of Which Only 10 Percent Have Been Evaluated for Safety, and New Ones Are Introduced Every Year
Ordinary household products can be major sources of chemical exposure that add to your body’s toxic load.
Link to Article / Source vegan magazine
Long-term exposure to air pollution, especially ground-level ozone, is like smoking about a pack of cigarettes a day for many years, a new study says, and like smoking, it can can lead to emphysema.
The study, published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA, is the largest of its kind. It looked at exposure to air pollution -- specifically to ground-level ozone, fine particulate matter, nitrogen oxide and black carbon. The study looked at more than 7,000 adults ages 45 to 84 for over a decade in six US metropolitan areas -- Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, St. Paul, Minnesota, and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Air pollution may have killed 30,000 people in a single year, study says
Link to Article / Source CNN
The prevalence of disease and disabilities is on the rise and the numbers of the rise of chronic illness in children are terrifying.
1 in 3 is overweight
1 in 6 has learning disabilities
1 in 9 has asthma
1 in 10 has ADHD
1 in 13 has food allergies
1 in 20 has seizures
1 in 42 males has autism/1 in 68 has autism
It starts to be accepted as the new normal, but the deterioration of our children’s health and the rise of chronic illness in children is not normal. About 43% of those under the age of 18 suffer from at least one chronic condition. 54% of all children have chronic illness or are overweight.
That’s more than 1 in 2. What are we waiting for, the rise of chronic illness in children to become 1 in 1
Link to Article / Source mamavation.com
Major depression cases in America are climbing rapidly, according to a study of medical claims by the health insurance group Blue Cross Blue Shield.
The report, titled “Major Depression: The Impact on Overall Health,” found that diagnoses of major depression swelled by 33 percent between 2013 and 2016, based on data from more than 41 million Blue Cross Blue Shield members. The total of commercially insured Americans suffering from major depression has topped 9 million, according to the research.
Link to Article / Source everydayhealth.com
Do Americans Take Too Many Prescription Medications?
Survey finds 55% of people regularly take prescription meds—four drugs on average
Link to Article / Source consumer reportsExperts Predict That in Just Over 30 Years, by Around 2050, Antibiotic Resistance is Going to Kill More People Than Cancer and Diabetes Combined.
Globally, antibiotic-resistant superbugs kill up to 700,000 people a year. Experts predict that in just over 30 years, by around 2050, antibiotic resistance is going to kill more people than cancer and diabetes combined. That means a rise to 10 million people killed by superbugs by then.
Link to Article / Source interestingengineering.comProminent Doctors Are Not Disclosing Their Industry Ties in Medical Journal Studies. And Journals Are Doing Little to Enforce Their Rules
“The system is broken,” said Dr. Mehraneh Dorna Jafari, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. She and her colleagues published a study that found that, of the 100 doctors who received the most compensation from device makers in 2015, conflicts were disclosed in only 37 percent of the articles published in the next year.
Link to Article / Source propublica
The truth is that we aren’t entirely sure how potentially toxic irradiated food is. According to Organic Consumers Association, the longest human feeding study on record lasted fifteen weeks. And other than a small, questionable Indian study, none have demonstrated the effects of feeding babies or children diets consisting of irradiated foods. Without extensive, long-term investigation, we can't know how safe these foods really are, specifically the safety of URP’s (especially the effects of 2-ACB on humans) and other chemical by-products, as well as the cumulative effects of diets heavy on irradiated food.
Link to Article / Source eluxe magazine
A study published in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe reveals that Americans have applied 1.8 million tons of glyphosate since its introduction in 1974. Worldwide, 9.4 million tons of the chemical have been sprayed onto fields.
And it's troubling, considering that in March 2015 the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer unanimously determined that glyphosate is "probably carcinogenic to humans,"
Link to Article / Source newsweek
YOUR DOCTORS THINK they make decisions based on medical evidence.
But they don't!
In fact, half of medical evidence is hidden from your doctors.
Link to Article / Source drhyman.com
In a 21-year Cleveland Clinic study led by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., MD, advanced CAD was stopped and reversed in patients who complied with a plant-based diet and maintained a total cholesterol of less than 150 mg/dL and an LDL-cholesterol of less than 80 mg/dL.
“Coronary artery disease is virtually absent in cultures that eat plant-based diets, such as the Tarahumara Indians of northern Mexico, the Papua highlanders of New Guinea, and the inhabitants of rural China and central Africa,” wrote Dr. Esselstyn in Preventive Cardiology. “Hundreds of thousands of rural Chinese go for years without a single documented myocardial infarction.”
Link to Article / Source doctorsthatdo.org
Consumers who care about supplement access must be on alert and stay engaged in this process, given the agency’s demonstrated hostility towards the natural products industry.
Link to Article / Source Alliance for Natural Health
In Europe, only Ireland (73%), Poland (1%), Serbia (3%), Spain (11%), and the U.K. (11%) fluoridate any of their water. Most developed countries, including Japan and 97% of the western European population, do not consume fluoridated water.
Link to Article / Source fluoridealert.org
A new report has looked at worldwide obesity rate trends over the past four decades, and it found that obesity in children and teenagers is 10 times higher now than it was in 1975, and that 5 years from now, more will be obese than underweight.
Link to Article / Source medicalnewstoday.com
Chronic Kidney Disease, or CKD is the Under-recognized Public Health Crisis. It Affects an Estimated 37 Million People in the U.S. (15% of the Adult Population; More Than 1 in 7 Adults)
Chronic kidney disease, or CKD, causes more deaths than breast cancer or prostate cancer. It is the under-recognized public health crisis. It affects an estimated 37 million people in the U.S. (15% of the adult population; more than 1 in 7 adults) and approximately 90% of those with CKD don't even know they have it. 1 in 3 American adults (approximately 80 million people) is at risk for CKD.
Link to Article / Source National Kidney Foundation
Nearly half of Americans have heart disease, study says. According to the study from the American Heart Association, 121.5 million Americans, or about 48.5 percent, dealt with heart or blood vessel disease as of 2016. The study says deaths from cardiovascular disease rose from more than 836,000 in 2015 to more than 840,000 in 2016. Findings were published in the peer-reviewed AHA journal Circulation.
Link to Article / Source USA Today
Nearly 40% of Adults Had Obesity in 2015–2016 Up From Approximately 10% of U.S. Adults Who Were Classified as Obese During the 1950s
Link to Article / Link to Article / Source Association of American Medical Colleges and livestrong.com
Total sperm count among Western men fell 59.3 percent from 1973 to 2011, according to new research.
The sperm count of men in Western countries has been declining precipitously with no signs of “leveling off,” according to new research, bolstering a school of thought that male health in the modern world is at risk, possibly threatening fertility.
Link to Article / Source New York Times
Like the FDA, the EPA is similarly toothless when it comes to protecting the public from dangerous chemicals. Though it has the power to investigate some consumer chemicals through the Toxic Substances Control Act, the agency can act only if a chemical poses an "unreasonable risk" to public health—and that is difficult to prove. Since the TSCA was passed in 1976, the EPA has only tested around 200 of the 84,000 chemicals on the market.
Link to Article / Source ecowatch
He Added That if 5g Deployments Aren't Stopped, "We [as a Society] Are Playing Around With Our Very Survival.
Martin Pall, a professor emeritus of biochemistry and basic medical sciences at Washington State University,
He added that if 5G deployments aren't stopped, "we [as a society] are playing around with our very survival."
Link to Article / Source cnet.com
Link to Article / Source Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
(CNN)Patients might think the US Food and Drug Administration's stamp of approval means that a product is the last word on safety, but about a third of the drugs the FDA approved between 2001 and 2010 were involved in some kind of safety event after reaching the market, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The authors found that in that time, 222 novel therapeutics were approved, and there were 123 postmarket safety events involving 71 products that required FDA action.
Manufacturers needed to add 61 boxed warnings, also commonly called a black box warning, to call attention to serious or life-threatening risks.
Link to Article / Source CNN
"A sizable increase in the incidence of cases of Lyme disease in the United States due to climate change is imminent," says Edson Severnini, assistant professor of economics and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College,
Link to Article / Source science daily
According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Facts and Figures Report, an Estimated 45% of American Seniors 85 and Older Suffer From Alzheimer’s, and 1 in 10 People Aged 65 and Over
Half of adults aged 85 and over have Alzheimer’s.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Facts and Figures report, an estimated 45% of American seniors 85 and older suffer from Alzheimer’s, and 1 in 10 people aged 65 and over (10%) has Alzheimer’s disease. It is the most common cause of dementia among older adults.
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Several studies of fruits, vegetables and grains have suggested a decline in nutritional value over time, but the reasons may not be as simple as soil depletion. There is considerable evidence that such problems may be related to changes in cultivated varieties, with some high-yielding plants being less nutritious than historical varieties. Several other issues are involved, like changes in farming methods, including the extensive use of chemical fertilizers, as well as food processing and preparation.
Link to Article / Source New York Times
The amount of mercury in fish and other seafood depends on the species and the levels of pollution in its environment.
One study from 1998 to 2005 found that 27% of fish from 291 streams around the United States contained more than the recommended limit.
Link to Article / Source healthline.com
We have just an abundance of scientific research now that demonstrates how this pesticide-dependent food system—which genetically engineered crops are tied to, to a degree—causes harmful impacts, even though the companies sold this to us as environmentally friendly, sustainable agriculture. The science has caught up and demonstrated that while there were some gains for some farmers on a short-term basis, the long-term sustainability is not there.
Link to Article / Source civileats.com
More than 80% of all genetically modified crops grown worldwide have been engineered for herbicide tolerance. As a result, the use of toxic herbicides, such as Roundup®, has increased fifteenfold since GMOs were first introduced. Genetically modified crops also are responsible for the emergence of “superweeds” and “superbugs,” which can only be killed with ever more toxic poisons such as 2,4-D (a major ingredient in Agent Orange).
Link to Article / Source nongmoproject
An Array of Pharmaceuticals - Including Antibiotics, Anticonvulsants, Mood Stabilizers, and Sex Hormones - Have Been Found in the Drinking Water Supplies of at Least 41 Million Americans
An array of pharmaceuticals - including antibiotics, anticonvulsants, mood stabilizers, and sex hormones - have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, an Associated Press investigation found.
The presence of so many prescription drugs - and over-the-counter medicines like acetaminophen and ibuprofen - in so much of our drinking water is heightening worries among scientists of long-term consequences to human health.
In the course of a five-month inquiry, the AP discovered that drugs have been detected in the drinking water supplies of 24 major metropolitan areas - from southern California to northern New Jersey, from Detroit to Louisville, Ky.
Link to Article / Source boston.com
In 1860, the Average Age of the Onset of Puberty in Girls Was 16.6 Years. In 1920, It Was 14.6; in 1950, 13.1; 1980, 12.5; and in 2010, It Had Dropped to 10.5.
in 1860, the average age of the onset of puberty in girls was 16.6 years. In 1920, it was 14.6; in 1950, 13.1; 1980, 12.5; and in 2010, it had dropped to 10.5. Similar sets of figures have been reported for boys, albeit with a delay of around a year
Link to Article / Source The Guardian
Over the course of two months, a 62-year-old man developed numbness and a “pins and needles” sensation in his hands, had trouble walking, experienced severe joint pain, began turning yellow, and became progressively short of breath. The cause was lack of vitamin B12 in his bloodstream, according to a case report from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital published in The New England Journal of Medicine. It could have been worse—a severe vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to deep depression, paranoia and delusions, memory loss, incontinence, loss of taste and smell, and more.
Link to Article / Source Harvard Health Publishing Harvard Medical School
Every wireless device is actually a two-way microwave radio that sends and receives a type of non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation called radio frequency radiation RF – EMF. This machine-made radiation is millions of times higher than the natural electromagnetic fields (EMFs) our grandparents were exposed to.
Numerous peer reviewed published research studies shows that these made-made pulsed electromagnetic frequencies cause adverse biological effects and are very different than the natural electromagnetic fields that have existed in the environment for years. Research on humans has found an association between cell phone use and serious effects such as brain cancer, headaches, damage to the brain and immune system.
Link to Article / Source ehtrust.org