Kelly Brogan (Photo: Bryan Bedder)
This weekend, Lululemon-clad wellness aficionados descended on New York for the In Goop Health summit, where they learned about trendy workouts, nibbled on Instagram-worthy organic food, and heard from a doctor who doesn’t think HIV causes AIDS, despite conclusive science saying it does.
As Jezebel reports, one of the featured speakers at the one-day conference was Dr. Kelly Brogan, a “holistic health psychiatrist,”who said back in 2014 that the idea that “HIV causes AIDS is a ‘meme’ brought upon us by the ‘medical-scientific-industrial marriage,’ and that ‘drug toxicity associated with AIDS treatment may very well be what accounts for the majority of deaths.’”
When Newsweek asked Brogan about it recently, she called the link between HIV and AIDS an “assumption.” Brogan also brought the world the article headlined, “Why you should stop taking your antidepressants” and pretty much argues against taking any and…
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PIP award rates vary significantly between different areas, and Dundee again loses out in this postcode lottery (as shown in this Scottish Government report, see tables 6 and 7). This should be prompting further investigation and action by the UK Government, but we’re not holding our breaths. Meanwhile, reality can’t be allowed to get in the way of corporate image.
The basic reception space in Dundee’s tin shed Assessment Centre has acquired a sugar coating of signs that should make you feel nauseous even if you weren’t already. Ahead, as you enter, is a photograph of a beach with a big heart drawn in the sand. So far so kitsch, but your eyes are then drawn to the inspiring message painted on the wall to the left of the passage that leads to the assessment rooms. It reads ‘Hundreds of Languages around the world but a Smile speaks them…
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The government plans on spending £500m on “bringing back” blue passports. It seems many people are more concerned over the colour of their passport than the funding of their local schools, hospitals, and social care.
The Centre for Social Justice wrote a report (March 2016) in which they stated it would cost £110 million to end rough sleeping. “Rough sleeping costs the Government £1bn every year in health, drug rehabilitation and criminal justice spending. The plan to introduce Housing First in the UK would cost the Government £110 million a year, but would pay for itself within three years.” Despite the incentive of spending just over a 1/10 already spent on rough sleepers to potentially drastically decrease the £1bn bill the government pays on rough sleeping, there seems to be no plan to rehouse rough sleepers by the government.
In terms of the Blue Passport saga, the Tories seemed rather…
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