Health news, articles and information:
|11/13/2014 - Since the 1930s, scientists have been concerned about the health risks associated with electromagnetic fields (EMFs). These electromagnetic frequencies can cause dizziness, headaches, blood sugar imbalances, anxiety and, even, cancer. In fact, is was Samuel Milham, MD, MPH -- author of Dirty Electricity...|
|11/13/2014 - It's anyone's worst nightmare -- lying in bed, startled half awake in the middle of the night, feeling something jostling around in the bed sheets. Half-shut eyes start to spread wide open as paranoia and fear set in. That's when a squeaky chirp pierces the dead silence of the room. Panic floods the...|
|11/13/2014 - Attentive mindfulness approaches for better health has
popped up in various studies and medical practices, but it doesn't have
the PR machinery or big bucks to promote its values.
doesn't help Big Pharma make money, and it doesn't help doctors have
more clients and hospitals have more patients....|
|11/13/2014 - A PERSONAL LETTER TO JIMMY WALES, FOUNDER OF WIKIPEDIA:
In April, 2014, I had the happenstance of running into you on the streets of Vancouver. I was there to lecture to a group of medical professionals, while you were attending the TED talks. I expressed my appreciation to you for creating Wikipedia....|
|11/11/2014 - 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has demonstrated that she has no respect for the mentally challenged after she sounded off in response to a heckler during a recent speech. Reports indicate that Clinton, taken aback by a protester who tried to warn about the dangers of electromagnetic frequencies...|
|11/11/2014 - The freedom to choose in the market without government interference? Or the people's right to counterbalance corporate dominance and disinformation? Which will prevail?
And, would you vote on Nov. 4 differently on a proposed tax on "high-calorie, sugary drinks" compared to "sugar-sweetened beverages"?
|11/10/2014 - Relatively new to the food products market, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, a Southern California-based family company famous for its organic, fair-trade pure castile soaps, has come under scrutiny by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for merely sharing with its customers the proven health benefits...|
|11/10/2014 - If you recall the great Obamacare debates of 2009 and 2010, you likely remember that one of the sales pitches being made to Americans by President Obama and backers of the Affordable Care Act was that, well, it would make healthcare more affordable.
As reported by The Associated Press recently, the...|
|11/10/2014 - In a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, a strong majority of Americans feel that a 21-day quarantine should be imposed on all healthcare workers traveling home from Ebola-stricken countries. Seventy-one percent of those surveyed now believe in mandatory quarantines, even if the healthcare workers...|
|11/9/2014 - As the winter season approaches in North America, our immune system becomes more taxed with cooler weather and less immune supporting elements like the warm sun on our skin. As a result, the cough and cold season heats up and people start stocking their cupboards with various over the counter solutions.
|11/8/2014 - Due to the results of a recent study, researchers stress that people can save a lot of money and preserve their well-being by living a healthy lifestyle. The study examined various aspects of healthy living as well as the rates by which men experienced myocardial infarction (MI) or a heart attack.
|11/8/2014 - The simple answer is yes and yes.
Ideally, all of the nutrition we need can come from the food we eat. Unfortunately, in today's world, it usually doesn't. Even if food was grown in nutrient dense soil without contaminates, much of the nutrition is lost in its journey from the field to our table....|
|11/8/2014 - Tetanus vaccines given to millions of young women in Kenya have been confirmed by laboratories to contain a sterilization chemical that causes miscarriages, reports the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association, a pro-vaccine organization.
A whopping 2.3 million young girls and women are in the process...|
|11/7/2014 - Most people in western society have grown up without using bitter herbs on a regular basis. Bitter herbs are not the most tasty, but they are outstanding for our health. These herbs help produce digestive enzymes and improve liver and gallbladder function as well as anything. Utilizing bitter herbs...|
|11/6/2014 - The Ebola virus outbreak, of 2014, has affected less than 10 Americans and that's all we hear about in the 'lamestream' news. Yet, in the United States alone, 60 - 70 million people suffer with digestive diseases, including non-Celiac gluten sensitivity, gastrointestinal infections and inflammatory...|
|11/5/2014 - Mercury is one of the most toxic substances known to man and yet many of us have mercury fillings in our teeth that are slowing poisoning our bodies. Each time we eat, brush our teeth, drink, or in any way stimulate a filling, mercury vapor is released. We inhale or ingest this toxic substance all day,...|
|11/5/2014 - As flu season approaches, the U.S. media have been filling up with stories claiming that the flu is far more dangerous than Ebola, and urging people to stop worrying about Ebola and just get flu shots instead. These stories have been repeating the common misinformation that the flu kills thousands or...|
|11/4/2014 - For anyone who still believes that the Obama Administration -- the president in particular -- is not still playing politics with the Affordable Care Act, this story ought to dismiss those doubts once and for all.
According to reports by USA Today, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and others, the president,...|
|11/4/2014 - Enjoying a healthy diet on a regular basis not only helps the body function internally but can help it be at its best outwardly. For example, dry skin or brittle nails not only end up acting as a source of embarrassment for some but also may be indicators that underlying health issues are at hand.
|11/4/2014 - When we think about plaque, we often think about our dental or coronary health. Although these are two things you definitely want to be plaque free, they may not be nearly as important as breaking up plaque in your intestinal system. The ability to do that properly can result in exceptional health benefits...|
|11/3/2014 - An assessment of the state of American healthcare compiled by The Associated Press (AP) has revealed that the nation is ill-prepared to deal with a large-scale Ebola outbreak. Even if the disease emerged in just small, isolated clusters, the existing medical infrastructure would quickly crumble, claims...|
|11/3/2014 - There's no question that putting premium fuel into your body will cost more than making a meal plan around Ramen noodles. However, higher quality nutritional and lifestyle choices over time will create a higher quality of life, so the investment is certainly worth the return.
|11/2/2014 - One of the first things we think about when engaging in our morning routine is securing our cup of coffee. Without it, the world is a bit dimmer, but once it is in our hot hands, the world is full of sunshine and rainbows. It seems that little can go wrong with our cup of coffee, but the truth is there...|
|10/31/2014 - I remember the days when my medicine cabinet was filled with over-the-counter drugs along with prescription medications. Those days are gone. These are the top five kitchen items my family uses for first aid and healthcare. Apple cider vinegar Garlic Coconut oil Aloe vera GingerRaw, organic apple cider...|
|10/31/2014 - The cut, poison and burn mentality of conventional oncology views cancer as an 'enemy' that must be destroyed. But, in order to live cancer free, holistically-minded physicians remind us that cancer (or any other chronic disease) is merely a symptom of the problem. In other words, to remove the threat...|
|10/31/2014 - Oregonians have little protection when it comes to being sprayed by deadly weed killer, causing many to suffer from immediate and long-term health effects following sudden exposure.
The state's cozy relationship with the timber industry has resulted in weak legislation that pretty much allows free-for-all...|
|10/30/2014 - Hospitals all across the country are scrambling to equip themselves for a potential Ebola outbreak after major protocol failures at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas left at least two health workers infected with the illness and one patient dead.
The goal is to get at least 20 hospitals...|
|10/29/2014 - Health officials in the West African nation of Mali have confirmed that the country has its first case of Ebola, becoming the sixth one in the region to be afflicted by the deadly outbreak, the worst on record, in which nearly 5,000 have died.
Ousmane Kone, the Malian health minister, said on state...|
|10/26/2014 - Dear reader, you may be familiar with the "Until Every Child Is Well" song from the commercials of a prominent Boston hospital. Just in case you aren't, for review purposes, here is a portion of the song:
I wanna give you a world that's free from struggle;
Wanna build you a world where you can spread...|
|10/25/2014 - Low energy, poor memory and brain fog are major problems for many individuals. These are all conditions associated with heightened states of brain inflammation. Lowered cognitive function results in lowered working efficiency, relationship disputes and significantly reduced quality of life. A natural...|
|10/24/2014 - Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas says it is "deeply sorry" for how its staff bungled the handling of Ebola, which left one patient dead and at least two nurses infected with the virus. In a recent full-page letter published in the local newspaper, the hospital's CEO apologized for the facility's...|
|10/23/2014 - Rather than pluck weeds from the lawn or the cracks of sidewalks, many people are instead eating them and enjoying a range of health benefits as a result.
Dandelion greens, for example, are becoming more of a common sight in the produce aisle. In fact, so beneficial to health is the weed that many...|
|10/23/2014 - The Ebola virus outbreak, of 2014, is just another example of how Western medicine has failed to serve society in an intelligent, effective way. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and just about every (conventionally-trained) infectious disease expert admit that...|
|10/22/2014 - The benefits of detoxifying the body go well beyond merely striving to help it bounce back after a weekend of unhealthy eating or drinking. In fact, the flushing out of toxins on a regular basis helps eliminate harmful substances that gradually accumulate in the blood and, in turn, wreak havoc on the...|
|10/22/2014 - WebMD is now being exposed as a propaganda portal -- a website that accepts bribe money to promote special interests. WebMD can no longer pass as semi-credible source of health information after newly released documents revealed that the federal government has paid the site's content creators nearly...|
|10/20/2014 - When deciding to finally become healthy, one of the first things we evaluate and change is the food we put in our mouth. After all, nutrition is the fuel our body runs on and to get premium results we need the best fuel, right? Turns out that is only partly true, as many people are figuring out that...|
|10/19/2014 - Pesticide manufacturers reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop the sale of chlorpyrifos, a powerful toxicant used as an insecticide in homes, lawns and gardens more than 14 years ago, due to associated health risks, according to a written report by Beyond Pesticides...|
|10/18/2014 - In breaking news, a lab technician who processed blood and other fluid samples from Thomas Eric Duncan, the first known Ebola victim to arrive unexpectedly on U.S. soil, is currently being quarantined on a Carnival cruise ship after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) contacted the...|
|10/18/2014 - Mental well-being is something many of us probably don't think too much about, likely because many of us have it. But for those of us that don't, defining what that means and understanding its impact on our lives is crucial to discovering true happiness, or contentment, which some experts argue is even...|
|10/17/2014 10:45:27 PM - The simplest thing we do, the one thing we don't even have to think about, is something almost everyone is doing wrong. Breathing correctly is one of the most important practices one can do for their health. It's life changing. It's so simple, so easy, yet so overlooked, so underestimated, and so underappreciated.
|10/17/2014 - With so much competition between brands, many of which cleverly phrase product names and ingredients in misleading ways, it's often hard to keep track of what's truly healthy anymore. Labeling often has mixed messages; for example, we've reported on the fact that the FDA doesn't have a set standard...|
|10/16/2014 - In today's fast-paced, deadline-driven times, relaxation seems more of a fantasy or unnecessary luxury that only the lazy covet. However, research shows that relaxation is far from a way to put off work or disengage from society forever; it's necessary for maintaining physical and mental health. Not...|
|10/16/2014 - According to Dr. Drew Ramsey, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and author of Fifty Shades of Kale, "We have changed our diet so much in the past 100 years that the human brain is actually no shrinking." However, he explains that, with...|
|10/16/2014 - Can multiple sclerosis (MS) be cured? The National Multiple Sclerosis Society says 'not yet'. Dr. Otis W. Brawley, chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society admits that "available treatments of primary and secondary progressive MS are of limited efficacy and have significant side effects."...|
|10/15/2014 - Britain's health secretary is warning that the Ebola virus will arrive in his country by Christmas, as he announced a new initiative to begin screening passengers for the deadly virus at London's Heathrow Airport.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that passengers from at-risk countries will have...|
|10/14/2014 - According to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization, 842 million people worldwide are malnourished, and every day, 25,000 die from starvation. Thinking that it's not an issue in developed countries like the United States is an inaccurate assumption, as one in seven families experiences...|
|10/14/2014 - Marian Uhlman, a former health reporter with The Philadelphia Inquirer who played a role in getting obesity to the forefront of minds, has started Healthy NewsWorks, an effort designed to increase awareness about health among young students. (1) The idea is that health journalism is integrated in school...|
|10/13/2014 - ABC News chief health and medical editor Dr. Richard Besser is now asking the very same questions I've been raising here on Natural News as the Health Ranger. In an article published on the ABC affiliate WFAA website , it's now reported that "Besser said he does not agree with the Centers for Disease...|
|10/12/2014 - Ebola is now spreading in a hospital in Dallas as a health care worker there was confirmed to have contracted Ebola from "patient zero" Thomas Duncan.
The alarming part of this development is that the health worker was wearing CDC-recommended protective gear and was working in precisely the kind...|
|10/12/2014 - Zucchini is a very versatile food. It can be eaten raw or cooked, can be consumed virtually in its entirety and has several health benefits. Of course, be sure to choose organic zucchini.
It even has some interesting tidbits that many people aren't aware of.
For example, their blossoms, or flowers,...|
|10/12/2014 - A health worker who cared for Ebola "patient zero" Thomas Duncan at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital is now confirmed to have been infected with Ebola.
The worker, whose name has not yet been released, "had been wearing protective gear during treatment of the patient" reports Reuters. 
|10/11/2014 - The pumpkin harvest begins in earnest, as these bright orange masterpieces grace gardens with the anticipation of roasted pumpkin seeds, pumpkin pies, and jack-o-lanterns. Aside from the deliciousness and fun around pumpkins, there are also a number of healing properties related to this member of the...|
|10/11/2014 - If you're looking for a quick boost to finish a term paper, there are lots of herbs and other things you can do right away to help focus or boost other cognitive skills. If you're looking to increase your cognitive abilities over a long period of time, and enjoy life with a clear head and all the focus...|
|10/10/2014 - While Natural News has sounded the alarm over the potential spread of Ebola in the U.S. beyond its current boundaries in Dallas, Texas, so far that hasn't happened. Americans are being reassured by federal and state public health officials that the deadly virus will be contained in Texas, and that there...|
|10/10/2014 - There is a consistent misconception among the mainstream consensus that vaccines are healthy. If flu shots are effective, one could argue that the end result is healthy, but there is nothing healthy about the vaccine itself. In 2014, the ingredients include thimerosal (mercury), aluminum salts, sugars,...|
|10/10/2014 - Offering a wealth of outstanding health benefits, raw apple cider vinegar has been the darling of natural remedies for thousands of years. Ancient civilizations used the vinegar as a preservative and condiment, while Hippocrates (otherwise known as the "Father of Medicine") enthusiastically praised...|
|10/9/2014 - The commonly held assumption that being overweight is simply a mathematical formula of calories in and calories out is an outdated way of thinking that needs to be changed. Weight gain is often a complicated dynamic between one's culture, environment, exercise habits, eating styles, genetics, and biochemical...|
|10/9/2014 - Basil is not only a tasty way to spice up meals but a powerful healing herb that's been celebrated across a range of cultures. The ancient Greeks considered it sacred; in India, it symbolized hospitality, and in Italy, it represented love. (1)
Today, it's still enjoyed by the masses who often tout...|
|10/9/2014 - If you are depressed while you suffer from regular yeast infections, or athletes foot, or have taken antibiotics recently, there is a connection. Our brains are inextricably tied to our gastrointestinal tract and our mental well being is dependent on healthy intestines. Depression, bipolar disorder,...|
|10/9/2014 - Conventional medicine tells us the top risk factors for heart disease include: age, gender, family history, high cholesterol, hypertension and obesity. But, by the end of this article, you'll soon see why this is all wrong! (Allow me to explain)
Your age is NOT a threat to your health. In reality,...|
|10/9/2014 - A surprisingly large number of sectors of the U.S. economy depend on what I call "public faith in the safety of crowds." Tourism, commercial air travel, restaurants, sporting events and even public transportation all depends on the public believing that coming into close contact with other people is...|
|10/9/2014 - When the first stray case of Ebola came to America, it went unidentified for several days, traveling from Liberia to Dallas, Texas, on multiple flights. After heading to a Dallas hospital, the patient's case still wasn't properly identified, and he was sent home with useless antibiotics. Health officials...|
|10/8/2014 - Like so many others, we were living the norm, routinely stopping off at the gas station to fill up on refined sugar, caramel coloring and dyes. We didn't blink, shoveling in the donuts -- the comfort of each glazed, bleached pastry passing through. McDonalds and Taco Bell were convenient too -- a rush...|
|10/7/2014 - The power of touch is touted by many who believe that it has the ability to boost the immune system and help people heal. Time and again, it's proven to be true; touch has many health benefits ranging from reducing stress to even creating a more youthful appearance. (1, 2)
"Touch is a much more sophisticated...|
|10/6/2014 11:58:05 AM - The toughest part about beating depression is not wanting to get better. Depression, itself, becomes a kind of release when there is no other way to let go of emotional pain. Intellectually you know it has to stop, but it can be hard to claw your way back. When someone has been depressed for a long...|
|10/5/2014 - The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States may have exposed between 80 and 100 other people to the disease before being hospitalized, public health officials have announced.
When the Dallas man went to a hospital seeking treatment, he was sent home even though he told hospital...|
|10/3/2014 - How do you know if you have a weak immune system? Simply put, frequent colds and flu, slow healing wounds or autoimmune conditions like, rheumatoid arthritis indicate compromised immune function. Thankfully, there is a natural way to strengthen immunity by consuming probiotics.
Can probiotics really...|
|10/3/2014 - Google searches for mental health related issues drop dramatically during summer months. This is according to new research published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
John W. Ayers, PhD of the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University explains, "The Internet is...|
|10/3/2014 - The fatality rate for the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is being drastically underestimated, public health experts have warned.
For the past six months, Ebola has been spreading rapidly across several West African nations. Although prior Ebola outbreaks have had death rates of as high as...|
|10/1/2014 - In a recent blog I wrote about the importance of magnesium for the nervous system. It was inspired by several emails from readers who shared their experiences. I also quoted from my book, The Magnesium Miracle about the work of Dr. Lewis B. Barnett, former head of the Hereford Clinic and Deaf Smith...|
|10/1/2014 - Three years ago, an environmental advocacy group sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over their approval of the risky use of human antibiotics in animal feed.
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a New York City-based non-profit group, argued that the FDA has failed to follow...|
|9/28/2014 - The worsening, widening spread of the Ebola virus throughout West Africa is creating another, lesser known medical crisis: the utter collapse of healthcare systems in the hardest-hit countries, largely because the systems in place were not that great to be begin with. And worse, the countries struggling...|
|9/25/2014 - The complexity of the human body is vast, consisting of trillions of cells working simultaneously to ensure that we take our next breath. While the processes are complex, the method by which they perform is quite simple. In order for our cells to do their job, they need vitamins. Researchers believe...|
|9/25/2014 - If you've made the decision that you are truly ready to change your lifestyle and claim your birthright of vibrant health, these are the basic steps that most people need to take in order to restore their health:
If you drill down health to its most critical and essential element, diet...|
|9/25/2014 - Are you afraid of flying, public speaking or heights? Or, maybe you're one of those people that fear rejection or intimate relationships. Often times, eating organic food and taking nutritional supplements will not resolve a chronic state of fear or anxiety due to past traumatic situations. But, thankfully,...|
|9/24/2014 - In the U.S., an estimated $32 billion per year is being spent unnecessarily to treat high blood pressure, the most common reason patients visit their doctor, scientists say.
That $32 billion a year corresponds to more than 1 percent of annual healthcare costs in the U.S., and more than a third of...|
|9/23/2014 - With so many questions still remaining as to how folks like Dr. Rick Sacra, who never even treated Ebola patients, somehow managed to contract the supposedly non-airborne disease, the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) has issued new guidelines recommending...|
|9/23/2014 - Scientists have known for some time that antioxidants including sulforaphane and quercetin are potent substances for protecting cellular health. Now they have discovered a mechanism by which these substances activate a special protective protein, in a study conducted by researchers from the University...|
|9/23/2014 - What if eating the right combinations of foods had the ability to impact the body for the good? Some things just go together well, but inside the body they can pack a powerful punch when paired with the right component. So many people want to go on restrictive diets that are actually not healthy. Having...|
|9/21/2014 - Protein supplements can be a great addition to a healthy diet. This is due to their ability to provide essential and branched-chain amino acids in a highly absorbable form. While there are many different protein sources only a few are of high quality. Pure pea protein is one of the best all-round protein...|
|9/19/2014 - Thanks to a grassroots consumer advocacy group, one of the largest poultry producers in the Pacific Northwest has been exposed for committing hundreds of health and safety violations in less than just eight months.
Referred to by The New York Times as "one of the nation's most powerful environmental...|
|9/19/2014 - You may be reading this and wonder why a man (especially one who is not a doctor) would write about an issue that involves the female anatomy such as PMS and the menstruation period. The author of this article claims no expertise on this subject but rather only seeks to provide information that might...|
|9/19/2014 - Chronic physical, emotional or psychological stress can cause serious health problems like, asthma, depression, migraines, heart disease and cancer. Unfortunately, as Western medicine has evolved, the focus has been on more 'sophisticated' testing procedures without much emphasis on effective solutions....|
|9/19/2014 - Digestive health could easily be touted as one of the most important aspects of your health. Unfortunately, our digestive systems have been compromised due to a highly refined and nutrient deficient food supply, various toxins, and stress. The good news is that digestive balance can be restored by eliminating...|
|9/18/2014 - Smoothies are popular these days. We drink them as an alternative to unhealthy drinks or as a meal replacement. But are they really healthy? They can be.
The question is: What's in your smoothie?
At some smoothie stands, smoothies are made with 3 basic ingredients: frozen fruit, fruit juice,...|
|9/18/2014 - Provisions of the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, allow for millions of Americans to receive taxpayer-funded subsidies so they can purchase health insurance coverage. Americans with incomes up to 400 percent of the federal poverty rate are eligible for this new entitlement.
But that still...|
|9/18/2014 - Digestive problems are not uncommon; it's estimated that 25 million Americans will get a peptic ulcer at one point in their life. (1) Even children under 12 may have GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease), but instead of having the accompanying heartburn, may instead find themselves with a dry cough...|
|9/17/2014 - As the Ebola outbreak tears through West Africa, nations all around the world have begun to consider and take emergency measures to ensure that the deadly virus does not make its way to their borders.
One such country is India, where authorities have been on heightened alert since August, according...|
|9/16/2014 - One of the fastest rising health conditions in the US is hypothyroidism. The most common symptoms experienced are lethargy, depression and weight gain. Some of the newest reports are estimating that 15-30% of the population may have thyroid problems. Heal your thyroid with natural compounds that support...|
|9/16/2014 - Due to the overwhelming burden of toxins in the world and a largely monotonous diet rooted in grains and sugars, allergies have become commonplace. This has created a weakness in our genetic profile that is being passed down from one generation to the next, causing allergies to pop up in the very early...|
|9/16/2014 - There's a breakthrough in oral health that has the potential to help millions. It's an ozone-infused oil pulling remedy that you swish around your mouth for a few minutes each morning to radically transform your oral health.
The practice of "oil pulling" has been used for thousands of years to pull...|
|9/15/2014 8:24:35 PM - B vitamins are essential to many functions of the body. They aid in breaking down simple carbohydrates into glucose, the fuel for the brain and the body. They help manufacture new red blood cells and help them carry iron and create hemoglobin. And although these functions are vital to life, the most...|
|9/15/2014 - Quinoa is a grain crop native to the Andean Mountains of South America. Although the leaves of the plant can be consumed as a leaf vegetable, quinoa is primarily grown for its seeds. These seeds, which are cooked in a similar way to rice, come in three colors (red, white and black) and are much-loved...|
|9/15/2014 - A scathing new survey from Bankrate.com shows that a majority of Americans are more worried than ever about their healthcare and finances. The poll of 1,006 participants revealed a shocking trend of ballooning medical debts and dwindling personal savings. What's shocking is that most of this problem...|
|9/15/2014 - Allergies are a widespread health issue, and most people pass them off as relatively unimportant when it comes to evaluating their overall health. However, when you consider that an allergy is the result of a weakened immune system, then it become apparent that the root cause of the problem is a bit...|
|9/15/2014 - Lead contamination and various other types of pollution have plagued Philadelphia for decades. Dating back to the 1800s, the densely populated city served as a home to a booming industrial district, ripe with a variety of manufacturers including textile mills, chemical factories, ironworks and lead-producing...|
|9/14/2014 - Way before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was ever created, ozone therapy was successfully used by established medical professionals to treat anemia, respiratory ailments, infectious diseases and countless 'incurable' health issues. But, by the 1940's, the FDA decided to seize all ozone machines...|
|9/14/2014 - Magnesium is present in all cells of the body and is involved in over 300 enzymatic processes, including energy production. Magnesium is essential for maintaining normal bone density, normal cardiac rhythmicity, normal pulmonary function, and normal blood glucose regulation. Magnesium is one of the...|
|9/13/2014 - As the Ebola virus continues to spread in West Africa, health institutes, activist groups, medical volunteers and philanthropists are doing what they can to "help" not only contain the deadly disease but to stamp it out as well.
One of those philanthropy groups is the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,...|
|9/12/2014 - The U.S. government's failure to update the antiquated Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 has forced states to spearhead their own policies regarding chemical safety laws.
Over the last decade, 18 states have passed more than 70 laws creating new chemical management programs intended to protect...|
|9/11/2014 - Sunblock ingredients that wash off swimmers' skin and into the oceans form toxic chemicals that may be destructive to nearly all life in the oceans, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies in Spain and published in the journal Environmental...|
|9/11/2014 - Giving opens the door to the future, inviting in new feelings of purpose and connectivity. Giving prepares the way for a more compassionate world, especially when the giving and receiving is done with a good heart. A gift can lift the burdens of both the receiver and the giver, empowering both with...|
|9/11/2014 - Get ready for the autumn harvest everyone. Listed below are some delicious, mouth-watering superfoods that the mouth will crave long before that first bite. Foods such as apples, cranberries and carrots are not just delicious to eat but healthy too. Squash, sweet potatoes and beets serve as a way to...|
|9/9/2014 2:43:44 PM - The Ebola crisis has taken a major turn for the worse as the World Health Organization (WHO) announces that the number of infected individuals is now "increasing exponentially." The uptick is particularly concerning in Liberia, where the international agency says the worst is yet to come.
|9/9/2014 - The type of nutritional care an infant receives during his or her first six months of life can determine the quality of life that a child will have. In addition to avoiding heavy-metal-containing vaccinations at birth, breastfeeding is one of the most important practices that a mother can perform to...|
|9/9/2014 - The rapid explosion of mystery virus EV-D68 is sending hundreds of children to hospitals across Missouri, Colorado, Kansas, Utah and eight other states. "In Kansas City, about 475 children were recently treated at Children's Mercy Hospital, and at least 60 of them received intensive hospitalization,"...|
|9/8/2014 10:56:29 AM - The ongoing debate over whether or not vaccines cause autism would probably take on an entirely different tone if key information that has been mostly censored from the public was fully brought to light. Hidden documents that have been locked away for more than two decades reveal that the MMR vaccine...|
|9/8/2014 - Proper management of the digestive system could easily be one of the most important health practices one can do on a day-to-day basis in order to obtain good health. However, a severely compromised food supply and chemical filled world has made it very difficult to achieve that important goal. This...|
|9/8/2014 - If you are a man suffering from poor sexual health, including impotence, low sperm count and infertility, your body could be lacking the essential mineral zinc.
Broadly speaking, other than sexual health, zinc has many roles in the human body, notably on immune health, wound healing, skin health...|
|9/7/2014 - The 20th century was not kind to butter. Like eggs, coconut oil and many other nutritious foods, this beloved dairy product, which is made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, was a victim of the misguided war on saturated fats that began in the 1950s. As a result of this war, the consumption...|
|9/7/2014 - Would you like some strawberries with that stinkbug? How about a little quinoa with that cricket?
The United Nations has a list of edible bugs on Earth -- over 1,900 to be exact -- in a released report that they hope will generate less of a "yuck" factor and more of an interest in the flavorful variety...|
|9/7/2014 - Helicobacter pylori is an opportunistic bacterium that can infect and spread rapidly in individuals with a compromised immune system. While this bacterium is natural and beneficial to our bodies in small amounts, it can be extremely dangerous when allowed to propagate without control. This infection...|
|9/7/2014 - Parents' life experiences and dietary habits before conception are encoded into egg and sperm and projected into the very existence of their child, influencing the child's habits, health and ability to adapt later in life. Parenting essentially begins before conception, according to new research coming...|
|9/6/2014 - According to a study conducted by researchers from UC Berkeley, a sleepless night may make you likely to eat junk food rather than healthier choices like vegetables and whole grains. This study offers additional insights into the link between obesity and poor sleep.
Researchers scanned the brains...|
|9/6/2014 - For centuries, cows and chickens were raised outdoors on pasture, enjoying sunshine, clean air and their natural diet of grass and insects. These animals were healthy, enjoying the outdoors. Humans who ate their meat benefited from a nutrient-dense food high in healthy fats, proteins and vitamins.
|9/5/2014 - Can a change in our consciousness (mindset) actually alter our genetic expression? Does anger and depression increase the risk of getting cancer? Although conventional medicine tends to pay little attention to lifestyle habits, thoughts and feelings dramatically influence our physical health.
|9/5/2014 - The truth is, the most important action you can take to maintain oral health is to eat a healthy diet. Avoid all artificial additives (flavors, colors, preservatives), GMOs, pasteurized dairy, and refined sugars. Do not consume foods laden with herbicides and preservatives (especially the "dirty dozen")...|
|9/5/2014 - Pineapple is a tasty fruit, typically enjoyed during the summertime and for its sweet, tropical flavor. However, the goodness of pineapple extends well beyond its taste, as it offers several health benefits worth exploring.
The fact that it's listed on the World's Healthiest Foods website says a...|
|9/4/2014 - Deficiencies in vitamin D3 and K2 are a current epidemic in our society today. There are very serious health problems associated with long-term vitamin D3 and K2 deficiencies. Vitamin D3 and K2 deficiencies will impact the development and stability of the immune system, the skeletal muscle system, the...|
|9/3/2014 8:00:37 PM - It may seem obvious that any time is a good time to be well, but it rings even more true now than it did even a couple of decades ago. The threats to our health are continuously growing, and even places that are deemed safe and therapeutic have become contaminated.
So why is it more important than...|
|9/3/2014 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Agriculture (USDA) are readying to approve a powerful new herbicide, as well as three genetically modified organisms (GMOs) engineered to resist it, that has not been adequately vetted for either safety or effectiveness. And at least 50 members...|
|9/3/2014 - Vermont is taking a novel approach to its treatment of epidemic heroin addition: State officials are beginning to treat the problem as a health issue rather than continuing to pursue the failed policies of uber-drug-enforcement with little emphasis devoted to rehabilitation -- the policy approach that...|
|9/2/2014 - Conventional doctors have been controlling the health industry with medical dogma that has been taken as gospel for several decades. However, people are now beginning to realize the importance of other practices and therapies, many of which are rooted in much more history than those of today's conventional...|
|9/2/2014 - A study conducted by researchers at Penn State found that those with type 2 diabetes may be able to improve the way their body responds to stress by eating two servings of pistachios daily.(1)
After following a typical American diet for two weeks which consisted of 36 percent fat and 12 percent saturated...|
|9/1/2014 - The sun is out for most of us, and exposure to sunlight typically brings with it fears of skin cancer. Many people avoid the sun totally to prevent this fate, but is that a wise choice? The research on how sun exposure, sunburn and skin cancer are linked could surprise many.
Let's examine some facts...|
|8/31/2014 - Many Americans today are very health conscious. However, the use of food to help ensure proper health is not as widely known to many Americans. In many countries in Europe and the Far East, the use of food for medicinal purposes is quite common practice. For example, fennel is widely used throughout...|
|8/29/2014 12:42:56 PM - In recent days, the Congressional Budget Office released a devastating report containing some really bad news for the U.S. economy: Gross Domestic Product had ticked up barely 1.5 percent last quarter, and that comes on top of additional depressing economic news and a series of quarters where poor growth...|
|8/28/2014 - The mitochondria is the cellular energy powerhouse. A gradual decline in energy production out of the mitochondria is a hallmark of aging. This process creates a vicious cycle where low energy production leads to overall dysfunction and continued lower energy production. Supporting mitochondrial function...|
|8/27/2014 - Studies have shown that when children eat meals with other family members, especially healthy meals, they're less likely to become involved in disordered eating, drug abuse or practice unsafe sex. (1)
Considering that up to 15 percent of youth in the United States suffer from depression and approximately...|
|8/27/2014 - The average human body contains 37.2 trillion cells and 10 times as many microbes. The bacteria in our gut do more than aid in the digestion of food. They also protect the body from invading organisms, aid the immune system, create neurotransmitters, create and synthesize vitamins, and even influence...|
|8/26/2014 - The dangers of sugar on oral health are heavily documented. Its adverse effects on weight and obesity, issues that are becoming increasingly common, have been emphasized a great deal in the past few decades as well. Now, new hazards when it comes to consuming too much sugar can be added to the roster:...|
|8/26/2014 - In a reversal that took Dr. Terry Wahls from physician to patient, she developed multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2000, and the road ahead looked bleak. (1) Within three years after her diagnosis, she was devastated to learn that, despite taking all the newest drugs, she now had second stage progressive MS...|
|8/25/2014 - Organ meats were a staple part of our ancestors diets and provided a tremendous nutritional benefit to groups of people who had limited access to other nutrient dense foods. Our current society has no emphasis on organ meats and they are mostly avoided. Consuming organ meats on a regular basis can provide...|
|8/24/2014 7:45:34 PM - In order to defeat cancer and ensure there is no recurrence, the body must be brought into balance and the immune system rebuilt and fine tuned. So how is this feat accomplished? Detox, detox, detox and achieve a slightly alkaline pH, while filling the body with the best, organic, nutritionally dense...|
|8/24/2014 - In the latest breach of privacy and Internet security, a cyber attack originating in China hacked into the computers of Community Health Systems Inc., one of the largest U.S. hospital groups, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal information of 4.5 million patients.
|8/23/2014 - At some point in one's life, a headache is going to cause some physical grief. The most common response is to pop an over-the-counter medication to relieve it. This will often eliminate the painful physical symptom, but it does nothing to help prevent the headache from happening again.
|8/23/2014 - The relationship between Big Coal and government continues to trump the safety of both people and the environment. What some call "strip mining on steroids," is arguably one of the most environmentally destructive processes in operation.
Using explosives to blow the tops off of mountains is extremely...|
|8/22/2014 - Vision is one of mankind's most valued senses. Unfortunately, for many it's susceptible to extremely degenerative conditions. In the United States alone, nearly $7 billion is spent to treat cataracts, affecting about 22 million Americans over the age of 40.
Approximately 75 percent of adults require...|
|8/22/2014 - Despite a recent study showing that most people prefer eating blueberries more for their delicious taste than for their health benefits, the fact remains that, regardless of the reason behind the consumption, they're a fruit well worth enjoying. (1)
In the study, conducted by researchers at the University...|
|8/21/2014 - There are phases we typically go through while learning to eat right and take control of our health. We tend to replace our bad habits with less harmful, but still bad habits.
Relying on supplements
On the road to health, we often turn to supplements and tinctures for a quick fix. They usually work...|
|8/21/2014 - Most Americans have an omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid imbalance due to the prevalence of unsaturated omega-6 fatty acids from polyunsaturated processed oils in processed foods.
It should minimally be three to one omega-6 to omega-3, while one to one is considered ideal by experts. But it's estimated...|
|8/21/2014 - Optimal health requires 'proper' hydration. In fact, our muscles are 75% water; blood is 82% water; and 99% of our molecules are composed of water. Simply put, water is a central component to good health - yet how many times has your family physician asked you about the quality (and quantity) of the...|
|8/20/2014 - Diabetes is a health condition which must be taken seriously. While it is useful for diabetics to be under the supervision of a healthcare practitioner, there are some things which you can do to help keep the condition in check. Specifically, numerous herbs contain healthful properties which are beneficial...|
|8/20/2014 - Ginger is an herb that is often used to season foods. It is popularly used in Asian cooking, as well as in stir fries. The root of the ginger plant is firm, pungent and spicy. The color of ginger root can vary from yellow or white to red. The time it is harvested determines whether it has a thick or...|
|8/19/2014 - Professional athletes who rely on popular sports drinks like Gatorade and Powerade are really doing themselves a disservice, impairing their performance potential. Once in the body, these dye-filled "Kool-Aid-like" drinks actually acidify the cellular environment, restricting oxygenation of cells while...|
|8/19/2014 - Millions of people suffer from some form of arthritis. Since arthritis is commonly believed to be incurable, the standard medical response has been to simply prescribe medications to reduce the symptoms. This does nothing to heal the actual root of the issue, and only covers up the problem while potentially...|
|8/18/2014 - The kidneys are one of the most vital and under-appreciated organs in our body. Each day, they filter about 200 liters of blood, sifting out about two liters of waste and water that our body excretes as urine. Keeping your kidneys healthy and functioning at a high level is of utmost importance for a...|
|8/15/2014 - Does work stress you out? Unless you're lucky enough to be the exception, work is probably one of your leading sources of stress, primarily because it's a root cause nearly impossible to eliminate.
Scientists working for the German Research Center for Environmental Health discovered a strong correlation...|
|8/13/2014 - Good health begins with the health of your gut. If your gut is damaged or you have an abundance of pathogenic microorganisms, it is impossible to be healthy. The gut must be addressed daily in order for one to live a lifestyle that builds health. Key compounds such as probiotics and humic substances...|
|8/13/2014 - Experts at Harvard Medical School advocate that the placebo effect be received with more positivity, rather than viewed as a deceptive or inaccurate measure designed to test health. (1) They conclude that the power of thought can be extremely effective in helping people heal, focusing on physiological...|
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|8/12/2014 - A recent study has found that eating tree nuts such as Brazil nuts, walnuts and pecans can help lower the risk of heart disease as well as stroke and diabetes. (1) In randomized, controlled studies, such nuts were deemed to decrease blood sugars and blood fats, metabolic syndrome risk factors for the...|
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