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America’s Foster Care System: Test Lab For Big Pharma, Cash Cow For Caretakers?

It's estimated that more than half of America's foster children are on some sort of psychiatric drug. By Katie Rucke | July 29, 2013 “Tristen,” a former foster child, tells of his experience being overprescribed psychiatric drugs as a child, during a Foster Care Alumni of American meeting. (Photo/screen grab via YouTube) Hours after Texas Child Protective Services removed 5-year-old Tristen from the care of ...

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Obamacare Call Center Will Not Offer Health-Care Benefits to Employees

In order to ensure Americans understand how to access the benefits available to them when many provisions of the Affordable Care Act go online October 1, the Obama administration announced last month that it is setting up a call center that will be accessible to Americans 24 hours a day. One branch of that call center will be located in California’s Contra Costa County, where, reportedly, 7,000 people appli ...

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Fracking and Drinking Water Map: This Map Shows Where You Shouldn’t Drink Tap Water in the USA

Fracking For Natural Gas is turning the beautiful america into a toxic hell! On this map you can retrieve two types of information: the US rivers in blue and the main US fracking areas superimposed in red. This map is from the documentary Gasland. There is just one thing I would say about this terrifying map: Be careful if you live in a red area, your tap watermay be contaminated and poisoned by the chemica ...

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HUNDREDS OF FISH FOUND DEAD in N.Y. Lake Mystery [W/ VIDEO]

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Hundreds of dead or dying fish have washed up on the shores of Canandaigua Lake, and it isn't clear why. The banks of the fourth-largest Finger Lake — 29 miles southeast of Rochester, N.Y. — have resembled a fish graveyard for the last several weeks. Cleanup of the shoreline is ongoing, but so far the cause of the die-off remains a mystery to local and state authorities. "All indications ...

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7 Most UNBELIEVABLE GENETIC ACCIDENTS [W/ VIDEOS+PHOTOS]

On 2006, this bizarre-looking baby was born in Charikot, the headquarters of Dolakha district, attracting a huge number of onlookers to witness the astonishing sight. The neck-less baby with its head almost totally sunk into the upper part of the body and with extraordinarily large eyeballs literally popping out of the eye-sockets, was born to Nir Bahadur Karki and Suntali Karki at the Gaurishnkar Hospital ...

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HOW TO REMOVE FLUORIDE FROM YOUR DRINKING WATER

Ways to Remove Fluoride and other chemicals from Water Reverse Osmosis Filtration This is used to purify several types of bottled water (not all), so some bottled waters are unfluoridated. Reverse osmosis systems are generally unaffordable for personal use. Activated Alumina Defluoridation Filter These filters are used in locales where fluorosis is prevalent. They are relatively expensive (lowest price I sa ...

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ODDS ARE YOUR KIDS JUICE BOX IS FILLED WITH … MOLD!

  What’s grosser than gross? Slimy green mold growing in kids’ juice boxes. When the drinks are preservative-free, defects in the packaging can allow oxygen in and fungus to grow. One concerned parent recently took a Juicy Juice box filled with mold to St. Louis Children’s Hospital. The juice was not past its expiration date, and the child who drank it had no symptoms. The local incident was the only c ...

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ODDS ARE YOU ARE FORCING YOUR PET INTO CANNIBAISM!!

 Why don't people watch this stuff more careful! This is terrible! Are we allowing our pets to eat other dogs and cats? The shocking truth is yes. All you have to do is google "dead animals in pet food" you will come in contact with information that will blow your mind. Naturally the next question is, well, what should we feed our pets? We can't fully answer this question just yet, but we do know a lot of w ...

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23 PICTURES THAT PROVE … SOCIETY is DOOMED

1. This picture of old friends reminiscing about the good old days over a delicious brunch:   2. This adorable picture of star-crossed lovers meeting for the first time: Via: empoweredteensandparents.com 3. This picture of graduating seniors leaving high school for the last time, finally free from the shackles of standardized education: Via: betabeat.com 4. This inspiring picture of fans rooting for th ...

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The EPA Is LETTING ENERGY COMPANIES POISON OUR DRINKING WATER

Federal officials have given energy and mining companies permission to pollute aquifers in more than 1,500 places across the country, releasing toxic material into underground reservoirs that help supply more than half of the nation's drinking water. In many cases, the Environmental Protection Agency has granted these so-called aquifer exemptions in Western states now stricken by drought and increasingly de ...

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DOG MEAT FESTIVAL Gets A SURPRISE

China dog meat festival targeted by activists A festival dedicated to dog meat in southern China has been targeted by protesting animal lovers, who have won a minor concession from local officials, an activist said. The annual festival, scheduled to take place on Friday in Guangxi province, sees dogs packed into cages before being killed, skinned and cooked – but has met with increasing opposition from acti ...

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50 INSANE FACTS ABOUT … HAIR!

I think it’s fair to say that today’s society is obsessed with hair. Almost every magazine has a hair trend section chronicling the do’s and dont’s of all hair types. It’s great that magazines list such a variety of hair, because hair can be a great way to reflect your personality. Feeling feisty? Go pixie short like Miley Cyrus. Or you can keep it natural like Solange Knowles. Point is, hair is an extensio ...

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