Dealing with different health issues
that cause controversy
As one of the most important aspects of human existence and the foundation of good living, health is often the
subject of many controversies. There are many examples of controversial health issues, such as pro-anorexia sites,
"pay as you weigh" airline policy, thin models, alternative treatments (e.g. home remedies), global warming, bird
flu vaccines, etc.
| Controversial health
Calcium Under Scrutiny
The latest to falter under
apparent scientific scrutiny is
calcium supplementation. But once you understand the finer points of the study, you will find that
proper calcium supplementation is indeed much needed and essential for maintaining strong
and healthy bones.
Food Industry Front Groups
Large and wealthy food industry groups have
been using front groups that appear to be legitimate consumer associations that can be trusted. In
reality, such food industry front groups are sophisticated public relations machines that spin
their wealthy sponsor's propaganda and mislead the consumers.
In 2008 and 2009, there was an outbreak of
swine flu, which resulted in many deaths. But it also brought in controversies about the swine flu
vaccine, being hastily pushed through by big pharmaceutical companies. Like with earlier bird flu
or SARS, there are harmful side effects to those vaccines, and deaths.
Knowing how to recognize an authentic psychic will help you avoid being
scammed by unethical people, out to exploit your trust. There are some basic signs that can be
followed to recognize unethical operators, versus those psychic readers that will provide a genuine
Pros and cons of health issues
No matter what side you might take in these health issues, you will find pros and cons on both sides. Some of
those are little clearer than others, but as with any controversies, they continue to arouse strong feelings on
both sides of the fence.
Knowledge is power. So, irrespective of what your personal views might be, staying informed is the key to better
understanding of different controversial health issues. Here are some articles that deal with some health