Elizabeth Renter


Big Pharma Testing Oxycontin On Children as Young as 6 to Keep Patent

Elizabeth Renter - Naturalsociety.com Activist Post You’ve likely heard of OxyContin; it’s that heavy duty narcotic painkiller, the one that has spurred the prescription drug addiction problem to new heights over the past several years. It’s highly addictive. So addictive, in fact, that it is said to lead people to using heroin in order to…


Scientists Sound Off: Ban GMO Testing In India

Elizabeth Renter - Naturalsociety.com Activist Post Scientists gathered in New Delhi to discuss the need for the Indian government to ban GMO trials in their country. The gathering was a media briefing organized by Aruna Rodrigues, “the lead petitioner in a public interest litigation” seeking the ban. As we reported last month, the proposed ban, backed…


Mother’s Blood Pressure Could Affect Baby’s IQ, Study Says

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post Your mother doesn’t only pass on genes and nutrition when you are in the womb; she could even be passing on the effects of high blood pressure. Suggesting a correlation between a mom’s high blood pressure and a baby’s IQ, a new study shows that men whose mothers had hypertension during…


Proven: Echinacea Can Prevent and Protect Against Colds

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post In another case of science proving what we already know, researchers recently revealed that the herbal remedy Echinacea can protect against colds. According to The Daily Mail, this was the largest clinical study ever on the herb, and it ended with some positive news—that the herbal remedy (taken for ages to…


“Nice Shirt—Is that GM Cotton?” – How Genetically Modified Cotton is Taking Over

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post There is a very good chance that if you’ve bought anything made of cotton within the last several years, you have indirectly, and most likely unknowingly, supported the GMO industry. That’s because it is estimated that 90 percent of cotton produced worldwide is now genetically modified. While GM cotton likely won’t…


More Employers Offering Perks/Penalties Based on Health

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post If you have a boss, and most U.S. adults do, you may be witnessing their growing concern about your health. But, it isn't just a matter of monitoring your sick days; many employers are monitoring your health habits and conditions, going so far as to offer incentives for healthy workers. It’s not only…


7: The Magic Number of Fruits and Vegetables to Make You Happier

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post The health benefits of produce are undeniable. We know they are good for you. And if you are a regular consumer of fruits and vegetables, you also know that they don’t only affect your physical health, but your mood. Put a regularly healthy eater, for example, on a diet of processed…


Monsanto’s Roundup, Glyphosate Linked to Parkinson’s and Similar Diseases

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post We already know the links between herbicides and sterility in men, birth defects, mental illness, obesity and possibly cancer—but now we have something new to add to the nasty effects of pesticides list — Parkinson’s disease and similar neurodegenerative conditions. New research, published in the journal Neurotoxicology and Teratology, indicates a…


Former Smokers More Likely to Beat Lung Cancer than Current Smokers

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post It’s a no brainer that non-smokers are less likely to die of lung cancer than smokers. It would seem that quitting smoking would have similar benefits—potentially extending your life even after a cancer diagnosis. But new research shows it isn’t that simple, that while never-smokers are the most likely to survive…


How to Prevent a Stroke – What to Do and What Not to Do

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post Stroke sufferers are getting younger, say researchers, and this is a serious concern. According to a study published in Neurology, the average age of a stroke sufferer fell from 71 in 1993-1994 to 69 in 2005. The scientists are offering several possible causes, each of which make sense and each are…


Turmeric Repairs Damaged Liver Tissues, Promotes Overall Liver Health

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post Turmeric: it gives curries their smoky, pungent taste and gorgeous yellow hue. But this root is far more than just tasty—it’s one of the most valuable plant-based medicines in existence. Research has connected turmeric to a variety of wonderful benefits, including and especially the promotion of liver health. The Role of…


How Millions are Tricked into Ingesting Harmful Statins

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post Are statins safe? When unknowing patients go to their doctor and are found to have high cholesterol or heart disease risk factors, they are usually given a pill rather than given instructions on how to reverse the conditions naturally. And that pill they are given is usually a statin. But, research…


Another Study Finds GMO Compounds in 100% of Pregnant Women and Fetuses

Elizabeth Renter Activist Post In many ways we are searching for real science, not funded by the GMO companies themselves, to tell us the truth about genetically modified organisms and their dangers. Because these companies control access to their chemicals and any related research, what we have is little. But from the little we know,…

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