Big Pharma facing criminal charges over childhood cancer lies
Executives allegedly concealed cancer risk of baby powder
Alex Reid here with your Monday roundup.
Today, we're revisiting the ongoing saga of Johnson & Johnson's potentially cancerous product.
If you haven't seen our coverage before, prepare to be shocked... even revolted.
Because the product at play here isn't an experimental drug or radical new treatment.
It's a household consumer good aimed at babies.
That's right: baby powder.
If you've seen our coverage of this disturbing story before, you know this giant pharmaceutical company has been accused of selling baby powder contaminated with asbestos.
Asbestos is a known carcinogen that can lead to cancer.
This disturbing matter has been the source of thousands of civil lawsuits, but things appear to have finally escalated to criminal investigation.
The criminal probe, which hasn’t been reported previously, coincides with a regulatory investigation and civil claims by thousands of cancer patients that J&J’s Baby Powder talc was responsible for their illness. Now, a grand jury in Washington is examining documents related to what company officials knew about any carcinogens in their products.
More on this disturbing tale can be found HERE from Bloomberg.
In more uplifting news, there's been a development in fighting back against Alzheimer's.
While drugs and surgeries still haven't caught up to this deadly disease, there are some powerful tools we can use to fight back.
In fact, five simple lifestyle changes have been shown to reduce Alzheimer's risk by 60%.
What are they?
- Not smoking
- Exercising at a moderate to vigorous level for at least 150 minutes a week
- Consuming a brain-supporting diet
- Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption
- Engaging in late-life cognitive activities
And finally, here's a thrilling story from overseas.
If you follow health and wellness news, you know antibiotic resistance is one of the scariest problems facing the human race.
The overuse of antibiotics has led to deadly bacteria that may be literally untreatable.
Or is it?
Thanks to a new antibiotic breakthrough, we may finally have drug-resistant bacteria squarely in our crosshairs.
That full story, from INSERM, is right here.
To your health,
President, Clear Health Now