Health Updates: kratom; fermented foods; avoid anti-psychotic meds during pregnancy; Omega3 Fatty Acids; natural alternative to anti-clotting meds.
Commentaries on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Obama’s Top 50 Accomplishments: 1. Passed Health Care Reform: After five presidents over a century failed to create universal health insurance, signed the Affordable Care Act (2010). It will cover 32 million uninsured Americans beginning in 2014 and mandates a suite of experimental measures to cut health care cost growth, the number one cause of America’s long-term fiscal problems.
The Real Health Care Debate [Chris Hedges 9Apr12 www.truthdig.com]
“The debate surrounding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act illustrates the impoverishment of our political life. Here is a law that had its origin in the right-wing Heritage Foundation, was first put into practice in 2006 in Massachusetts by then-Gov. Mitt Romney and was solidified into federal law after corporate lobbyists wrote legislation with more than 2,000 pages.”
Dr. Doug Rokke is an expert in depleted uranium and its health risks; he is a retired Major who was the US Army's Depleted Uranium Project Director in the mid-90s, and developed the congressionally mandated education and training materials for dealing with depleted uranium incidents. Due to his outspoken concerns and warnings over horrible health risks of depleted uranium use in the military, he has been subject to ongoing retaliation by the Department of Defense who have for years denied any adverse health and environmental effects from uranium weapons. Post war deaths of Vets from the Gulf Wars.