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Pepsi Plays Bait & Switch: Trades Aspartame for Sucralose Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 27, 2015   Coca-Cola will not bow to the Millennial and Generation X demand for soda that does not contain aspartame; but PepsiCo has taken up that challenge. Diet Pepsi will no longer be sweetened with aspartame, according to the company. This move is in response to “customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.” Just on Twitter to , aspartame sentiment, when measured on a scale of 0 to 100, scores 22 which is below Congress’ ranking of 38. These negative perceptions…

Adderall Generation: Why Has the World Gone ADHD? Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 21, 2015   When it comes to abusing pharmaceuticals such as Adderall no one does it better than the well-to-do. In fact, the drug usually prescribed to treat attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been a favorite among college students which morphs into an addiction by the time they enter the work force. How many Americans are abusing Adderall is unknown; however there is a plethora of professions that take drugs such as Vyvanse and Concerta “to improve work performance”. This includes dentists, stay-at-home mothers and even some high…

FDA Questions Validity of Homeopathic Theories Established in 1700s Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 20, 2015   Twenty-seven years ago the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) resolved not to demand homeopathic medicine be held to the same standards of approval process as drug companies who want to sell medical treatments. The agency’s stance on homeopathic treatments was to “allow these drugs to come to the market without premarket approval.” This was largely based on a document produced over 215 years ago called the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia which listed various substances as legitimate. The FDA has basically allowed the sale of any product listed on…

GSK Vaccine Recall: Flulaval “Might Cause More Harm Than Good” Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 19, 2015   GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have ordered a recall of their 4 in 1 vaccine called Flulaval Quadrivalent Thimerosal “due to effectiveness issues”. GSK said “the vaccine might cause more harm than good because it is not good enough to protect someone from the current flu strains present in the US.” Flulaval “was designed” to protect against Type A and B and 2 other flu strains which makes it a quadrivalent vaccine – the new standard in inoculations. GSK admitted in a statement “[we] cannot rule out prospective suboptional…

Cannabidiol Study Shows Pure Isolate Tames Epileptic Seizures Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 14, 2015   Researchers at the NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (LCEC) have conducted a study on cannabidiol (CBD) as an isolate to treat seizure disorders such as epilepsy and found some surprising results. In the course of the 12 week trial, “more than half of the children and adults treated with [CBD] experienced fewer seizures.” The participants were given a “99% pure liquid version of the drug was given for three to six months to 137 people with” Dravet or Lennox-Gastaut syndromes. The majority of the volunteers were…

Dangerous Chemical Hidden in Weight-Loss Supplements DISCOVERED Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 8, 2015   Researchers from Harvard University (HU) are warning about the ingredient Acacia rigidula (AR) which is associated with a lab-made stimulant called beta-methylphenylethylamine (BMPEA). In fact BMPEA is used in supplements to “boost energy and sharpen attention”. Yet, most consumers do not know that AR is related to the stimulant drug ephedrine , is the latest speed-like chemical to taint dietary supplements. The study involved the testing of 21 brands of supplements manufactured by Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals (HTP) and contain AR, including: • Jet Fuel Superhorn • Jet…

Baby Boomers & Skin Cancer: Blame Holidays or Chemicals in Sunscreen? Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 6, 2015   The Cancer Research UK (CRUK) published a press release on a new study that claims to show a noticeable increase in skin cancer that can be correlated to vacation packages. Baby Boomers in the UK are “10 times more likely to be diagnosed with this kind of life-threatening skin cancer than their parents’ generation while older women are around five times more likely to develop this disease.” These figures are based on the elevation of incidents 5,700 participants who were diagnosed with malignant melanoma; when just…