Monthly Archives: December 2018

An Image that Says it All

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FDA Quinolones Petition Response 4-Years in The Making

A Slow Response But At Least A Response I filed a petition with the FDA in 2014 to ban the Flouriquinolone Class of antibiotics from common prescription use. I requested it to have the label changed so that it is … Continue reading

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Fluoroquinolones & Aneurysm the FDA Warns

Fluoroquinolones Back in the News I have written many times about the fluoroquinolones family of antibiotics, referred to as quinolones on the run and often by the condition they so far were the most well-known for: causing major neurological damage–often … Continue reading

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NIH Commentary for Nutrition Research

What Research Should Be Funded? In November 2018 through December 15, 2018, the NIH invited public comments to guide the kind of research they will support for the next decade. This comment period was short but critical. Historically, the NIH … Continue reading

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Astroturfing Revealed–the Ruining of Wikipedia

Astroturfing Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsors of a message or organization (e.g., political, advertising, religious or public relations) to make it appear as though it originates from and is supported by grassroots participants. It is a practice intended to give the statements or … Continue reading

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