Yellow Journalism Mar 18/16

PBS’s FRONTLINE CALLED OUT BY NHP ADVOCATES AND PRACTITIONERS FOR ERRONEOUS REPORTING “Yellow journalism” is thriving in mainstream media on topics related to Natural Health Products (NHPs). Most sources define it is as, “A type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers [or […]

Vitality Magazine March 2016 Drugs You May Not Need Mar 4/16

“DEATHS FROM PRESCRIPTION OPIOID PAINKILLERS HIT AN ALL-TIME HIGH” “The mainstream media is increasingly reporting on the tragedy of escalating drug deaths, especially those from opiate prescriptions. Recent statistics published in the February 9th, 2016 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) are alarming: “Fatal drug overdoses in the United States reached […]

Vitality Magazine March 2016 Health News Round-up Mar 4/16

“LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE WORLD OF NUTRITION, POLITICS, AND MEDICAL FRAUD: HOW THE MIGHTY ARE FALLING!” “The latest developments in medicine are conjuring up images of bastions collapsing into a heap of rubble. Medicine is supposed to be a science. That means looking for disproof of any new hypothesis, not manufacturing supportive evidence. Doubt of […]

CBC Retracts Supplement Report Jan 21/16

“SOME MARKETPLACE REPORTS ABOUT VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS PUBLISHED IN NOVEMBER CONTAINED INCORRECT INFORMATION” CBC News. “Some Marketplace reports about vitamins and supplements published in November contained incorrect information, CBC has learned. In response to the discovery, Marketplace is evaluating its protocols around the use of lab testing. In a report to be broadcast on Marketplace […]