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VinyL is a molecular biologist who's passion is the philsophical and pragmatic expansion of the US healthcare system away from its insane addiction to physician-lock, reductionistic, simpleminded drug therapy toward a more-global view based on the recognition of the primacy of organisms as information-processing networks.
(4 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 30, 2007 Autism and 9-11: The Connection
Toxicology and the medical establishment's resistance to detoxification/chelation --- as emphasized by RFK Jr.--- may well connect childhood neurological issues and the deteriorating health of 9-11 rescue workers. This connection alerts us to what may be a necessary change in our thinking about paths to wellness.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 18, 2007 Genes for Sale
Recently published revelations describing the machinations of drug-company sales representatives and their well-scripted manipulations of physicians provide stark evidence of the abuse-potential of our form of for-profit health care. Should we fail to amend the system, we will eventually be forced to deal with its application to the era of gene sequences/gene replacement therapy, a daunting prospect, indeed.
SHARE Thursday, November 8, 2007 Water Water Everywhere -- and the 2nd Law
Research into improved and more cost-effective desalination and salt-disposal technologies is absolutely crucial for the maintenance of adequate US water supplies. Failure to fund such research is a certain prescription for future clean water shortages.