Notes on a Scandal: Blowing the Whistle on the FDA

A short while ago, we blogged about a 2006 report in which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Science Board concluded that, among other things, “The FDA cannot fulfill its mission because its scientific base has eroded and its scientific organizational structure is weak.”  The report further stated that the FDA’s “scientific workforce does not … Continue reading

Is Your Anti-Perspirant As Safe As You Think It Is?

The use of aluminum salts as antiperspirants has been linked to breast cancer for some time. This is hardly surprising, given that aluminum is a known toxic substance, and has been linked to adverse effects in vaccines. Now, a new study upholds the idea that your deodorant may not be as harmless as you think … Continue reading