Photo by Mike Mozart
30 Sep 2015

Workers Sue Monsanto After Herbicide Cited As Causing Cancer

In what could be the beginning of a tidal wave of litigation, a U.S. farm worker and a horticultural assistant have filed lawsuits against agribusiness giant Monsanto for health problems related to the use of the company’s blockbuster weed killer Roundup. The lawsuits accuse the company of knowingly putting an

Medicinal cannabis activist and founder of Phoenix Tears, Rick Simpson.
11 Sep 2015

Rick Simpson On Marijuana, Pharmaceutical Medicine & Healing (VIDEO)

Pharmaceutical companies are “killing us with chemicals and poisons, radiation, chemotherapy, and all of their wonderful CT scans and PET scans. These are all harmful,” the medicinal cannabis activist tells Mnar Muhawesh on “Behind the Headline.”

A micrograph (photo taken through a microscope) of a section of an Ovarian tumor. (Wikimedia Commons / Nephron)
07 Aug 2015

Effective Ovarian Cancer Treatment Underused Because It’s Unprofitable

From The New York Times: “Dr. Markman said that when a treatment involves a new drug or a new device, manufacturers eagerly offer doctors advice and instructions on its use. But this treatment involves no new drugs or devices, so no one is clamoring to educate doctors about it. They are on their own to learn, and to train their nurses, a commitment that will take time and money.”

Camp Delta at Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba. (Wikimedia Commons / Kathleen T. Rhem)
29 Jul 2015

Guantanamo Lawyers’ Alarmingly High Cancer Rate Sparks Military Investigation

Despite promises to close the detention center during Barack Obama’s presidential run, the prison at the Guantanamo Bay naval base remains open. And now it appears those detained at the controversial site aren’t the only ones suffering and dying — their lawyers are also facing grave illness.