Archive for the Politics Category


Abbott Laboratories is taking its weight loss drug Meridia (sibutramine) off the market, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The company voluntarily withdrew the drug in the wake of findings showing an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes in people who used the drug.

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Genetic Roulette– Book Review

Composite Book Review Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods Author: Jeffrey M. Smith Publisher: Yes! Books,; hardcover; 336 pages; $27.95 In his foreword to Genetic Roulette, former UK government environment minister Michael Meacher says, “This is the authentic book on genetic modification

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