Archives: 2007 December

Ignorance is Profitable – as long as the “mark” doesn’t see ya coming…

December 28th, 2007, No Comments

Update on labeling for milk in Pennsylvania: The Inquirer informed me they were interested in printing my letter to them on this subject but, lo and behold, today we see this breaking news. It appears that there was sufficient outcry to delay the ban on truth in labeling for milk derived from cows treated with synthetic […]

Ignorance is Profitable

December 28th, 2007, No Comments

The Pa. Department of Agriculture paper decided to give in to the dairy industry and stop allowing companies that sell milk to say that their milk doesn’t contain the artificial hormone rBST.  http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_update/20071223_Hormone_labeling_of_Pa__milk_to_end.html  Evidently, the inclusion of that information for consumers infers that there might be something wrong with the hormone which, by the way, happens […]

Asthma Treatment: Inherently Illogical

December 3rd, 2007, No Comments

A recent article in the NY TImes discussed recently discovered hazards in certain asthma drugs. Hazards aside, most patients are never told how the medical management of asthma is basically illogical for sufferers of widespread extrinsic/reactive lung problems. I thought I would try to explain it to the Times in 150 words or less. —————————————————————- […]

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