A Shocking New Treatment

“Deep brain stimulation” is what they’re calling it.
It almost sounds soothing and nice.
Did you hear about this? Scientists use electrodes to “stimulate” the brains of depressed people.
The whole thing works through surgically implanted probes in your brain that are connected to an electrical device sewn into your chest.
They say it’s like a pacemaker for your brain.
I call it the new shock therapy.
People with Parkinson’s disease use similar things to improve their mobility. But when the devices are turned on, the patients can’t talk. The flow of electricity interrupts other brain functions.
I don’t believe anything that invasive can be good for you.

FDA Targets Harvard Doctor

The assault by the FDA on your supplements has turned into an all out war.
In a letter both the FDA and FTC, Dr. Andrew Weil was threatened with criminal prosecution.
I’m not making this stuff up. Look at what the letter actually said:
“If your firm fails to take corrective action immediately, FDA may take enforcement action, such as seizure or injunction for violations of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act without further notice.”
What did Dr. Weil do to risk “possible criminal prosecution for violations of the FFDC Act”?…