We were taught in high school that vaccines have saved millions of lives in America and Europe. One of the greatest heroes of modern medicine is Louis Pasteur, the creator of the "germ theory," the ideological foundation for vaccines. But the real history of vaccines, and the real story of Louis Pasteur, is something quite different.
Due to consumer demand for inexpensive meat, eggs, and dairy, suppliers are in constant competition to market their products at the lowest prices possible, no matter how the animals are treated.
Fish oil is now the third most widely used dietary supplement in the United States, after vitamins and minerals, according to a recent report from the National Institutes of Health.
At least 10 percent of Americans take fish oil regularly in the belief that the omega-3 fatty acids contained will protect their cardiovascular health.
There are , however, some problems.
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