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|4/28/2016 - A significant new report confirmed what scores of legal reform advocates have long suspected – that the decades-old "war on drugs" that was begun in the early 1970s has been a monumental failure in that it has had no influence whatsoever on reducing the level of drug abuse in the United States.
|4/28/2016 - Digestive diseases affect 60 to 70 million people in the U.S., with about 22 million having symptoms severe enough to require hospitalization, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. One of the more common digestive disorders is gastroesophageal reflux disease...|
|4/27/2016 - Americans who are suffering rate increases and higher out-of-pocket expenses thanks to the healthcare "reforms" of the "Affordable" Care Act, are about to get hit with even higher costs, after the nation's largest health insurer announced recently that it was pulling out of the Obamacare exchanges after...|
|4/25/2016 - Common dietary advice is to avoid saturated fats and instead consume polyunsaturated fats, like those found in vegetable oils. But this dietary consensus is starting to crack in the face of study after study showing no health benefit to avoiding saturated fat.
The most recent study was conducted...|
|4/22/2016 - Broadening their definition of medicine, the Swiss government is announcing a positive shift toward alternative healing and complementary therapies. For far too long, health insurance has guaranteed a monopoly for a system dominated by synthetic drugs. The Swiss government is breaking out of that confining...|
|4/21/2016 - Yesterday, I filed a detailed series of medical conspiracy allegations against Dr. David Gorski and the Karmanos Cancer Center, where criminal cancer fraudster Dr. Farid Fata committed large-scale criminal fraud and was ultimately sentenced to 45 years in prison by the federal government.
|4/21/2016 - If you suffer with chronic fatigue syndrome, then you need to seriously consider a plan to detoxify the body safely and naturally.
Conventionally speaking, doctors usually offer no hope for those suffering with low energy. But, according to Dr. Carri Drzyzga, low energy can't be solved by masking...|
|4/21/2016 - There is such a dramatic increase in the prescribing of antidepressants for children in the West, that the World Health Organization (WHO) is taking a closer look – and is becoming concerned.
As reported by the BBC, the increases are sizable: 60 percent in Denmark; 49 percent in Germany; 26...|
|4/20/2016 - File this under the "say it isn't so" category – a vaccine that isn't good for your health.
As reported by the UK's Daily Mail Online, a growing number of cases of dementia and an ineffective flu vaccine are being blamed for the biggest rise in annual deaths in England and Wales in five decades,...|
|4/20/2016 - The Health Ranger's laboratory, now known as the Consumer Wellness Center Labs (CWClabs.com) has just been awarded a "Certificate of Excellence" by ERA, a Waters Company proficiency testing firm that tests laboratory analytical accuracy.
The test name is "WS-236" with a close date of 4/15/2016. It...|
|4/19/2016 - The next time someone tells you to take a hike, don't be offended – do it! Your mental well-being and overall health will thank you.
By know, we all know that exercise is a great way to keep weight in check, but it's also an ideal way to boost mental clarity, fend of depression and reduce anxiety....|
|4/19/2016 - The federal government has put another notch in its regulatory belt as it forced a renowned physician who dared to push alternatives to traditional medicine to end a portion of his healthcare business and pay millions in fines to customers. And, of course, the mainstream media is parroting all of the...|
|4/19/2016 - In response to vaccine injuries linked to the HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix, 12 plaintiffs in Japan plan to file a class action lawsuit against the Japanese government, Merck and GlaxoSmithKine after June 2016. The plaintiffs are seeking answers about why they were not told about the HPV vaccine...|
|4/18/2016 - Fast-food franchise Burger King has introduced a massive sandwich it is calling "The Angriest Whopper."
The sandwich features all the normal burger fixings – lettuce, cheese, sauces, pickles, onions, etc. – but its marketing focuses on its brilliant red-dyed bun, which, according to published...|
|4/18/2016 - For years there has been a rash of unexplained and sometimes violent deaths of patients at mental health facilities in Britain and Australia, but their deaths often go unreported, though no one seems to know why.
Earlier this month, the BBC reported that a charity for bereaved families in Britain...|
|4/16/2016 - The World Health Organization (WHO) recently revealed that the number of adults living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled since 1980. A whopping 422 million people are now believed to be living with the deadly disease, compared to just 108 million in 1980.
During that same time, the global prevalence...|
|4/15/2016 - Through a decade of research, the son of a pharmaceutical technician from Hyderabad, India, discovered a naturally occurring molecule called NTX that largely protects the liver from the adverse health effects of drinking alcohol.
Harsha Chigurupati founded Chigurupati Technologies in 2006 before...|
|4/15/2016 - It turns out that having a little "junk in the trunk" is a good thing, health wise. Not only does having a larger derriere boost overall health, but it's tied to increased intelligence and lower risk of chronic disease, according to researchers at the University of Oxford and Churchill Hospital in the...|
|4/14/2016 - In what is just the latest in a slew of stupid internet memes, women are photographing themselves with iPhones across their knees to demonstrate how slim they are.
The trend is particularly popular in China, where countless photos taken by women participating in the "challenge" have been posted on...|
|4/13/2016 - Doctors are starting to find out that homeopathy can improve patient outcomes. Dr. Helen Beaumont, from the Faculty of Homeopathy, points out that homeopathy provides more affordable treatments tailored to the individual patient. She claims that by adopting homeopathic practices and training, the entire...|
|4/13/2016 - Bishops of the Catholic Church in Kenya have for years warned residents of the country not to get the World Health Organization's polio vaccine. The reason the clergy have urged Kenyans to refuse this vaccine was stated simply and concisely in an article by Steven Mosher, President of the Population...|
|4/13/2016 - Chronic disease is often brought about by nutritional deficiencies along with too many harmful substances trapped in the body - causing liver toxicity, digestive problems plus many other dangerous health conditions.
Discover natural ways to detoxify the liver. On the next NaturalNews Talk Hour, Jonathan...|
|4/12/2016 - Not that our sycophantic government will care, but a new warning has been issued about the invasive X-ray scanners in use by the Transportation Security Administration at airports around the country.
As reported by CBS Philadelphia, Dr. David B. Agus, author of the new book The Lucky Years: How to...|
|4/12/2016 - If you are not a huge fan of counting the calories that you eat on a daily basis, then the hottest new diet might be perfect for you. Experts are now claiming that maintaining a healthy weight is not about the calories you eat – it's about the macronutrients you put into your body, according to...|
|4/12/2016 - Many people are unaware that fatigue is the most common side effect of traditional cancer treatments. In fact, there is research suggesting that most people receiving traditional cancer treatment, including chemotherapy and radiation therapy, are beset with fatigue, which is described as the physical...|
|4/11/2016 - In 2014, the state of California began a lead-cleanup effort in the city of Vernon. Widespread contamination had come from a nearby car battery recycling plant that, for years, had been repeatedly cited for improper disposal of hazardous waste. The plant was closed in 2015, after state regulators had...|
|4/11/2016 - Vicks Action 500 Extra, a cold medicine made by Procter and Gamble (P&G), has been pulled from store shelves and production in India, following a March 10 decision by the Indian government to ban the manufacture, sale and distribution of more than 300 different fixed-dose combination drugs.
|4/11/2016 - The biggest U.S. health insurer is considering pulling out of Obamacare as it loses hundreds of millions of dollars on the program, casting a pall over President Barack Obama's signature domestic policy achievement. (Story by Zachary Tracer, republished from Bloomberg.com.)
UnitedHealth Group Inc....|
|4/8/2016 - Sure, fruits like blueberries and strawberries get the attention of health-conscious people, and for good reason. They're brimming with antioxidants, and are certainly a better choice than the junk food diets that many Americans consume. Eating healthy foods that are free of toxic ingredients is essential,...|
|4/7/2016 - At a recent campaign event for her mother, Chelsea Clinton demonstrated why tens of millions of Americans are showing up at primaries and caucuses and casting ballots for the political outsiders.
In response to a question about Obamacare, literally President Obama's signature piece of legislation,...|
|4/7/2016 - The science emerging on the functionality of the human gut, as well as the importance of beneficial bacteria, is nothing short of amazing. Aside from processing food, the gut and its microorganisms (which total in the trillions), play a factor in whether an individual develops cancer or becomes overweight.
|4/7/2016 - The benefits of holistic therapies to help maintain good health, reverse certain ailments and even completely heal various conditions are something that Natural News readers are well aware of.
Still, such practices remain the center of controversy throughout most of America, with a great divide often...|
|4/7/2016 - When was the last time you gave your brain a good workout? In reality, most people never think about their brain when they think about exercise and a healthy lifestyle. But it's a mistake to take brain health for granted, according to psychologist Paul Nussbaum, Ph.D.
Discover strategies for a strong,...|
|4/6/2016 - It seems absurd in this Information Age to believe that some doctors today will intentionally mislead patients about their diagnosis and prognosis in order to turn a dollar, but unfortunately that is true.
As reported by Erin Elizabeth of Health Nut News, "It happens more often than you can imagine,...|
|4/6/2016 - In an effort to avoid the health-harming problems caused by GMO soy, corn and canola oils, food manufacturers are turning to the cleaner, non-GMO benefits of sunflower oil. Furthermore, sunflower oil is void of trans fats, another plus when it comes to maintaining good health.
Of course, by now we're...|
|4/5/2016 - Natural News has regularly covered the chronically flawed Affordable Care Act, from the lies the president and the law's supporters told the American people in order to justify passing it, to the epic failures of each Obamacare pillar.
With that said, then, it should not come as a surprise to many...|
|4/5/2016 - Believe it or not, many of the world's most effective healing therapeutics aren't found at the drug store or behind the pharmacy counter: they're stocked on the produce shelves at your local grocery store. Ginger root is one great example of this; especially during allergy season, this spice root can...|
|4/4/2016 - New research has "discovered" something that NaturalNews editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, has been recommending for a decade: that diet can control type 2 diabetes and even eliminate it.
As reported by the UK's Daily Mail, apparently this truth is just now being "discovered" by researchers at...|
|4/4/2016 - Japan takes the prize for having the longest life expectancy of any country in the world, but it's not just a matter of genes and dumb luck. According to a recent study, Japanese citizens owe their longevity to dietary guidelines introduced in 2000, which have been linked to a 15 percent reduction in...|
|4/4/2016 - Finally, the health implications of bisphenol A, or BPA, are becoming well known as science continues to uncover its harmful array of side effects on humans. The industrial chemical is routinely used as a coating inside canned foods. Because it is also a synthetic estrogen, BPA mimics the body's sex...|
|4/4/2016 - According to the American Psychological Association (APA), memory loss and aging go hand in hand. Everything from forgotten keys to the onset of dementia are common as people grow older.
"Although new neurons develop throughout our lives, our brains reach their maximum size during our early twenties...|
|4/3/2016 - According to a ridiculous new obesity study from the University of Bristol, drinking Diet Coke and other diet drinks is healthier than drinking water ... What?
As reported by the Alliance for Natural Health, the lead scientist of the study, Peter Rogers, has stated that, "the balance of evidence...|
|4/3/2016 - There are four easily achievable characteristics that are most strongly associated with good health — and less than 3 percent of the U.S. public has all four, according to a study conducted by researchers from Oregon State University, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the University...|
|4/3/2016 - Lovers of avocadoes know that they are a great addition to any salad or sandwich, and that they also make a wonderful snack on their own. Packed with nutrients, avocados also contain a wealth of monounsaturated fatty acids and almost 20 vitamins and minerals.
This superfood not only boosts heart...|
|4/2/2016 - Tens of millions of people have long relied on meditation as a way to calm the mind and perhaps even achieve enlightenment, though traditional medical practitioners and others who simply did not buy into the concept have often condemned the practice.
Now, however, new research conducted by the Group...|
|4/2/2016 - A Texas based healthcare company has been accused of expediting the deaths of hospice patients via drug overdoses in order to increase profits, according to a report by NBC 5. Brad Harris, 34, founded Novus Health Care Services, Inc. in July 2012, state records show. The company is based in Frisco.
|4/1/2016 - To all the people wondering why hospital visits and prescription drugs are so expensive, the answer is far simpler than you might suppose: It's profitable for the medical system to keep people SICK!
In fact, I'm going on the record to state that unless we take the profit out of disease, we will never...|
|4/1/2016 - Britain's National Health Service (NHS) has recently launched an ambitious-sounding initiative to build ten new housing developments designed to facilitate healthy lifestyles with the aid of city planning. The scheme hopes to address such issues as dementia and obesity.
The NHS believes that careful...|
|4/1/2016 - If you've ever said no to eating hummus at a friend's house, or never tried making your own homemade recipe, you might want to reconsider for the sake of your heart health. Hummus, a mixture comprised primarily of mashed beans (typically chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans or bengal grams), lemon...|
|4/1/2016 - Receding gums can be a real kick in the teeth. If you're suffering with this extremely common form of gum disease, you may be relieved to know that this condition effects many adults over 40. Receding gums occur when your gums pull away from the surface of your teeth to expose your roots, according...|
|4/1/2016 - The health insurance industry that exists today is a failing business model, mainly because it compensates an often vicious, deadly model of healthcare. Check out Pharma Death Clock to get an idea of the full scope of the problem.
The system also detaches people from true health responsibility, allowing...|
|3/31/2016 - The FBI is investigating a hacking incident that took place at a major hospital chain, MedStar Health Inc., on Monday, which caused record systems to go offline for thousands of doctors and patients. The government office is attempting to determine if the anonymous hackers are demanding a ransom to...|
|3/31/2016 - It is widely known that Americans are unhealthy, but the situation is more dire than previously believed. A recent study found that a mere 2.7 percent of U.S. adults meet the basic criteria of a healthy lifestyle, meaning that the remaining 97.3 percent fail to maintain their health.
|3/30/2016 7:04:50 AM - One of the first questions a patient is asked when seeking medical advice is, "What are your symptoms?" Unfortunately, when medical advice is sought from someone in conventional medicine, the treatment typically starts and ends with that question. But that failure to address the cause of disease - whether...|
|3/30/2016 - The mass collection of people's DNA is becoming more popular in today's society and is being used for monitoring, tracking, studying and micromanaging people throughout their lives. Some people are noticing this controlling trend of DNA collection and are rejecting these genetic breaches of privacy.
|3/29/2016 - The War on Drugs has been a colossal failure. That is the implications of a major new report by The Lancet and John Hopkins University, which found that 50 years of restrictive drug policies have had "serious detrimental effects" on human rights and public health.
Based upon the results of the study,...|
|3/28/2016 - With a massive backlash now mounting against Robert De Niro for censoring an independent film on vaccines, the Tribeca Film Festival has been subjected to intense scrutiny across independent media as journalists seek to discover who got to De Niro and what did they threaten him with?
|3/27/2016 - Americans are routinely told by traditional medical doctors, healthcare providers, government agencies and elected officials that "vaccines are safe," and yet that doesn't explain why billions of taxpayer dollars have been spent to compensate families whose little loved ones have been severely affected...|
|3/26/2016 - As some presidential candidates in the United States run around telling supporters that they can provide "free healthcare" under a socialized medical scheme, one of the countries that essentially founded the concept is struggling to keep their system afloat.
As reported by Britain's Daily Mail, what...|
|3/25/2016 - Australia has descended into a state of medical fascism with its recently passed Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment, which forces families to have their children vaccinated or else lose their yearly tax benefits.
Parents who are conscientious objectors to vaccination,...|
|3/24/2016 - Three out of every four women of childbearing age suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in some form or another. Approximately 3 to 8 percent of them will experience symptoms so severe, it will destroy their day-to-day routine. But there are steps women can take to naturally lessen the impact of PMS...|
|3/23/2016 - Seems a strange way to approach the topic of obesity. But this is based on an article by the UK online newspaper The Telegraph, and there is more of a welfare state concern there than here in the USA. The welfare system carries the load of medical costs for everyone in England.
Each country within...|
|3/23/2016 - There's really no better doctor than Mother Nature herself when it comes to combating aging. Almost every day, there is a new study or report that proves just how powerful natural foods can be in terms of curing disease, improving your overall health and helping you stay fit and healthy for longer.
|3/23/2016 - Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's health was questioned after a lengthy coughing fit that abruptly interrupted her speech in Iowa recently. An audience of about 150 people had gathered at the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines to hear the former secretary of state's views on Israel.
|3/21/2016 - Diseases that were once confined to eras of old, long before the days of modern medicine, are making a huge comeback, according to experts. And it's not people opting out of vaccination that's the problem -- more people today are succumbing to Victorian diseases like cholera, gout and whooping cough...|
|3/21/2016 - Mood- and mind-altering drugs that ostensibly "treat" depression are often just triggers for violent behavior, as we have seen repeatedly in the past. As documented by the website Psych Drug Shooters, the vast majority of mass murderers since the "Prozac boom" have been on these mood-altering, psychosis-inducing...|
|3/20/2016 - MAJOR CORRECTIONS: I'm issuing a huge correction / clarification to this story after speaking with people in the hemp industry. They've pointed out that my article, although posted with the best intentions to help keep CBDs legal and readily available, was freaking out CBD retailers who thought some...|
|3/19/2016 - The number of illegal immigrants arriving via the Obamabus program to a New Mexico facility already housing and caring for thousands of others who came before them is expected to increase in the coming weeks, according to reports. And with this will come more disease, as many of the fresh detainees...|
|3/18/2016 - Could mimosas, the champagne and orange drink mixture that's enjoyed at many brunches, holiday breakfasts and celebratory events, actually be a health drink? Turns out, the answer is a definitive, "yes."
First of all, it's no secret that oranges are a health-boosting fruit. Freshly squeezed oranges...|
|3/18/2016 - Large-scale fish kills, sulfuric acid leakages, acid mist and two employee deaths are the result of a phosphate fertilizer operation in Pascagoula, Mississippi, that's repeatedly violated state health and environmental regulations dating back to at least 2009.
Mississippi Phosphates, located on the...|
|3/17/2016 - Although about 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported in the U.S. each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledges the number of actual cases is about 10 times that. Unfortunately, the usual course of treatment – antibiotics - has proven ineffective. But Dr. David Minkoff...|
|3/17/2016 - Two studies by Harvard University and Washington State University have had surprising results and found that, contrary to the usual advice, reducing your alcohol intake might not be crucial to losing weight – in fact, the opposite is true of wine.
According to The Sun, scientists have found...|
|3/16/2016 - We've all heard that lifestyles make a difference in our health, but what is generally meant by lifestyle?
This definition describes lifestyle as "a set of attitudes, habits, or possessions associated with a particular person or group."
In addition to these traits, others attribute diet and physical...|
|3/15/2016 - Not only are antibiotics commonly over-prescribed, but they can also have a negative impact on your health. Why use them when you can make an inexpensive and powerful natural alternative out of ingredients you probably already have at home?
The pharmaceutical industry encourages doctors to peddle...|
|3/13/2016 - A new problem is developing in the United States, and it's right underneath our feat. The bulk of America's water infrastructure, which consists of more than 1 million pipes under the streets, is corroding. As a result, many people are drinking tap water contaminated with toxic heavy metals and don't...|
|3/13/2016 - The 2016 Natural Medicine Summit is proud to announce one of its keynote speakers, Naturopathic Medical Doctor Alan Christianson, an expert in natural endocrinology with a focus on thyroid disorders, who has appeared as a natural health guru on several outlets, including The Dr. Oz Show, The Today Show,...|
|3/13/2016 - Jill Hennessy, the health minister of Victoria, Australia, shocked and outraged parents of vaccine-injured children recently, when she stated to Channel 10 Melbourne that, "There are no risks in vaccinating your children."
But even the heavily pro-vaccine health establishment admits that there are...|
|3/11/2016 - The 2016 Natural Medicine Summit, available free online, is a treasure trove of information regarding natural health and wellness, featuring 30 professionals with expertise in weight loss, nutrition, thyroid deficiencies, skin care, brain health and much, much more.
Between March 14 and 22, the summit...|
|3/11/2016 - Talk to any conventionally trained physician and they will tell you: the effects of lead poisoning are irreversible. But that would be news to Dr. Charles Gant, physician and educator, who has been helping people to reverse the health problems associated with lead poisoning for over three decades!
|3/11/2016 - The hair care product industry is big business and is expected to reach $265 billion in global revenues by 2017. More people are feeling the need to put something on their hair to make it appear more lustrous and youthful. Oftentimes consumers turn to chemical products that may damage the natural beauty...|
|3/10/2016 - An Australian Health Minister named Jill Hennessy has just uttered the most insanely stupid, anti-science quackery ever recorded on the subject of vaccines. As part of her imperial push to poison and cripple as many Australian children (including Aborigine children) as possible, she has publicly insisted...|
|3/10/2016 - Will screening for psychiatric illness soon join vaccines as an expected part of childhood?
The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPTF) recently updated its recommendations on the screening of children and adolescents for major depressive disorder (MDD), in an article in the journal...|
|3/10/2016 - Everyone says you are what you eat, but, for some reason, the majority of the world's population seems completely oblivious to this fact. Yet pure science and simple experiments have managed to definitively prove what naturopaths have been saying for centuries: What you eat changes you, down to your...|
|3/9/2016 - Although some may discredit its importance, sleep is as essential to our bodies as food or water. Whenever we fall behind on our work, it seems natural to skip a few hours of sleep in order to catch up. When this pattern starts to repeat itself, our bodies respond – and they are just as moody...|
|3/8/2016 - According to registered dietitians at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital of Loyola University Health System, poor patient "outcomes" and longer hospital stays are that end results of patients entering the hospital malnourished, and it's being classified as a disorder!
So then, what happens when you are stuck...|
|3/8/2016 - Breathtaking photos, which look like scenes from a battlefield, shed light on the generational damage that Monsanto's agrochemicals can do to families. The pictures are part of a photo-essay by journalist Alvaro Ybarra Zavala called, "Stories of a Wounded Land." The pictures capture scenes from the...|
|3/8/2016 - You've probably already heard about some of the amazing health benefits of turmeric, and seen the proliferation of turmeric-containing products at health food stores and websites. But to get the health benefits of this remarkable root, you need to be sure you are taking the right dose, in the right...|
|3/8/2016 - The average American child is water-deficient from a very young age, while official statistics say that at least one-third of U.S. citizens don't get enough H2O in their systems. The people that do get enough actually rely heavily on other sources. Indeed, 48% of their total intake of liquids...|
|3/7/2016 - Your metabolism is vitally important to your health in a myriad of ways. Metabolism – that is, the sum of chemical reactions involved in maintaining the living state of all of your body's cells – is a big deal to humans, because it is literally our body's powerhouse; without it, we would...|
|3/7/2016 - When Democrats and President Obama were "selling" the Affordable Care Act to the American people in 2009, they made lots of promises that have never come true and will never come true.
"If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor." Except when your doctor opts out of Obamacare exchanges, as...|
|3/6/2016 - One of the world's leading authorities on natural medicine is hosting this year's Natural Medicine Healing and Wellness Summit, which is available FREE online for registrants March 14 through 22.
Dr Michael Murray has authored several life-changing books on nutrition, as well as appearing on popular...|
|3/6/2016 - It's been said that the government – specifically the FBI – is working alongside the National Science Foundation to study the ways in which online information is spread and social media memes go viral. While that all sounds rather interesting, it looks as though there may be more to it than...|
|3/6/2016 - The purpose of the Department of Health and Human Services is to protect American citizens from potential health threats. This goal has always been hard to achieve, since short-term immigrants and visitors have not been required to undergo any examinations that would help ascertain the condition of...|
|3/5/2016 - For years, homeopathic and naturopathic healers have known that the earth itself is a wonderful resource for our health. In fact, studies have shown that just getting out of our daily grind and into nature, say, by strolling through a forest, provides massive health and psychological benefits for the...|
|3/5/2016 - It may not matter much now that Super Tuesday put Hillary Clinton well on her way to winning the Democratic presidential nomination, but the country very likely could not have withstood a health plan being offered by her chief rival for the nomination, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the avowed socialist...|
|3/5/2016 - Unfortunately, when the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs over Japan, the Japanese weren't the only ones that suffered immediate and long-term adverse health effects. During the early 1900s, atomic bomb production took place at more than 30 sites across the U.S., the United Kingdom and Canada.
|3/5/2016 - The United Nations and its mostly autocratic member regimes have big plans for your life, your children, your country, and your world. And those plans are not limited to the coercive "climate" agreement recently concluded in Paris. (Story by Alex Newman, republished from TheNewAmerican.com.)
|3/4/2016 - In recent years updated research has rediscovered something that our grandparents and great-grandparents seemed to know instinctively: that good, wholesome, fresh, organic foods are healthier, even if they contain some fat. Our forefathers knew that not all "fat" was "bad fat."
Indeed, as noted by...|
|3/4/2016 - For most of us, our homes represent a safe haven from the challenges of work, school and everyday living out in the world. But, is your home really the safe and healthy retreat you imagine it to be?
This answer may surprise you because the indoor environment of your home almost certainly harbors...|
|3/3/2016 - The arrival of the Zika virus in the Americas, and concern over its possible link to birth defects, have stirred up a storm of panic in the media. But the truth is that the virus and its effects on the human body are poorly studied, and very little is known about it for certain.
Given that knowledge...|
|3/3/2016 - What comes to mind when you hear about staple foods? Corn, wheat, bread, potatoes, maybe even yams ... ? The list goes on, but regardless of how many items you come up with, dates are not likely to appear on your list. The date palm – the tree which produces the date fruit – has been around...|
|3/3/2016 - If you want to be a healthcare worker, or keep your current job as one, then you better be OK with getting the flu vaccine each year; that's according to a relatively new requirement now being mandated in many states across the U.S.
Hospital employees are being forced to receive annual flu shots...|
|3/2/2016 - Natural News is proud to introduce the 2016 Natural Medicine Summit, which provides registrants with endless information about brain health, weight loss, longevity, superfoods and effective ways to ward off chronic disease. Available free online March 14 through 22, the summit features testimonials...|
|3/2/2016 - Between eating unhealthy foods, exposure to harmful environmental factors, and a host of lifestyle situations that vary from person to person, it's not a surprise that dangerous heavy metals are lurking in our bodies. There are tons of reasons for this build-up of toxins in our system: continual indulgences...|
|3/1/2016 11:39:00 AM - Natural News is proud to introduce Dr. Joe E. Pizzorno, N.D., as one of the presenters at the Natural Medicine Summit, a virtual teaching experience focused on holistic health that's available for FREE online March 14 through the 22.
Click here to register for the Natural Medicine Summit and receive...|
|3/1/2016 - Fresh out of our certified organic kitchen in Texas, we're got a new batch of Health Ranger Select Dried Golden Berries that are 100% organic, Kosher-certified, non-GMO and offered at an extraordinary value.
Get the 16 oz. pouch for as little as $22.95 or take advantage of the long shelf life of...|
|3/1/2016 - Alternative health experts will tell you time and time again that while it's true that our ancestors suffered from life-threatening infectious diseases, their illnesses were short-lived compared to today's society, in which a substantial part of the population is paralyzed by debilitating chronic diseases....|
|2/28/2016 - When it gets to be early- to mid-afternoon, are you sitting at your desk at work or school yawning? Do you sometimes reach for a coffee or other caffeinated drink after lunch just to keep yourself going? And does this happen often?
You may be one of a growing number of Americans who aren't getting...|
|2/26/2016 - New science reveals that statin drugs DOUBLE the risk of diabetes. This is in addition to the extreme harm they cause to the body in other ways, including:
• Accelerating aging.
• Causing chronic muscle fatigue.
• Compromising cognitive function.
• Causing early dementia and...|
|2/26/2016 - A new scientific study has revealed yet another health hazard associated with mobile phones: A drastic reduction in viable sperm cells was found in nearly half of men tested who carry their phones in their pants pockets or near their testicles.
The study, which was conducted by a team of specialists...|
|2/26/2016 - In response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and other environmental groups, the FDA has announced that it will ban a variety of toxic food packaging chemicals and cancer-causing food flavoring chemicals – chemicals they...|
|2/26/2016 - A study recently published in the journal Cell, sheds light on the incredible connection between a mother's breast milk and healthy infant growth, specifically honing in on the role the gut's mircrobiome has in the entire process. Experts involved in the study explain that there's a direct correlation...|
|2/25/2016 - Could sulfur be the key to saving autistic children from the toxic tragedy that's been besieged upon them? Could organic sulfur crystals actually REVERSE autism? This is to be carefully considered now. Sulfate deficiency has been specifically identified in the cerebral spinal fluid of autistic children...|
|2/25/2016 - Few people outside of the scientific community have even heard of it. Yet, the unique antioxidant alpha lipoic acid has established a proven history of regenerating organ tissue plus eliminating some of the deadliest of cancers, including cancerous cells found in the liver and pancreas.
|2/25/2016 - According to the World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF), as part of their Continuous Update Project (CUP), consuming three alcoholic drinks daily ups the chance of a person getting liver cancer. It's no surprise, therefore, that alcoholism and liver cancer are closely linked; numerous health-related...|
|2/25/2016 - Great Britain's socialized health care system has been responsible for more than 1,100 serious medical mistakes in the past four years, according to a recent article published by The Telegraph.
Patients of the National Health Service (NHS) have become victims of hundreds of "never events" –...|
|2/24/2016 - With the rise of social media, the global domination of the internet, and the way that we have access to more and more information at our fingertips, fast food chains have come into a bit of trouble over recent years. They still have the edge when it comes to convenience, but as we start to care more...|
|2/23/2016 - As we become conscious of our health decisions, we often focus solely on what we are putting in our bodies. The connection between what we eat and drink and how it affects our health has long been established. As the father of medicine Hippocrates once said, "Let food be your medicine, and medicine...|
|2/23/2016 - The home of Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson just took a major step forward on behalf of its citizens, in the realm of health freedom.
A bill has made it out of a committee in the Virginia house that would help make health freedom a reality, by essentially nullifying provisions of...|
|2/22/2016 - When it comes to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that there are about 20 million new infections transmitted every year in the United States. Half of them are mostly people aged 15–24, and the related healthcare costs are an astounding...|
|2/22/2016 - If you have children, or have spent any amount of time in their presence, it's no secret that they're like sponges. They easily pick up on and "absorb" words, gestures and moods; it's not uncommon for them to frequently mimic your behaviors.
Therefore, parenting experts suggest that people take this...|
|2/19/2016 - When it comes to America's food industry, profit trumps public health all day, every day. Whoever can sell the lowest quality food for the highest price wins, which is why Big Food companies like Kellogg's, Kraft, General Mills and a few others, hold a monopoly on our food supply. Junk-food junkie turned...|
|2/19/2016 - Antibiotic resistance is rapidly reaching the scale of a global health crisis. More and more people are being treated with "last resort" antibiotics, and the head of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, recently warned that the explosion of increasingly virulent drug-resistant microbes may...|
|2/19/2016 - In the name of demonstrating how effective plant-based whole foods are when it comes to improving health, Dr. Ronald Weiss actually sold his medical practice and opened up a "farmacy" by the name of Ethos Primary Care, to help others. The farmacy, located in Long Valley, New Jersey, is designed to do...|
|2/17/2016 - How do you tell if a person is healthy? Without any other information, we are taught to assess an individual's health based on their appearance. While their physical presence does give the outside world some information, it hides the most important evidence: blood pressure, how fast they recover after...|
|2/15/2016 - It doesn't matter who you are or where you come from; everyone can relate to the euphoric feelings that come while listening to their favorite music. The vibrations of sound, building into rhythm and melody, communicate with our bodies in powerful ways, affecting our emotions, our energies and even...|
|2/15/2016 - A wave of mysterious deaths continues to plague practitioners in the field of holistic medicine, including chiropractors, herbalists and other alternative healers, with the latest fatality involving a licensed chiropractor who also worked as a full-time teacher. Dr. Rod Floyd, Associate Professor and...|
|2/14/2016 - Ginger is another example of a 'superfood' that has been prized for thousands of years for its amazing health benefits, and which is now being scientifically proven to have more beneficial properties than almost anyone had previously imagined.
Recent research has shown that – among its many...|
|2/13/2016 - "School food sucks;" the kids will tell you. Not only does the quality leave a lot to be desired these days, but the taste has even gone downhill. Even the salads and vegetables at public schools have been grown in nutrient-deprived soil loaded with toxic fertilizers, and watered with toxic fluoridated...|
|2/13/2016 - Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine and the National Bureau of Economic Research have uncovered the path toward more affordable healthcare. The path doesn't consist of new government mandates, taxes and consolidated government insurance plans. The path toward healthcare prosperity...|
|2/12/2016 - Most people go about their day without thinking twice about possible health effects that may be caused by the Wi-Fi radiation that surrounds them. The majority of us can shop, work and engage in hobbies with ease.
However, that's not the case for 63-year-old Mary Coales. She represents just one person...|
|2/12/2016 - Dating all the way back to the 5th century, with even older roots in a traditional Roman holiday, the day of romance and love we call Valentine's Day has been around for as long as we can remember. Every year, on February 14, more than 141 million Valentine cards are exchanged between lovers and friends...|
|2/12/2016 - The Greek physician Hippocrates was one of the first doctors in the history of Western medicine to believe that diet and exercise could actually influence one's well-being and prevent illness. His theories were of such impact, both at the time and in the ages to follow, that Hippocrates is now referred...|
|2/12/2016 - You've seen the words a hundred times, but your brain may not have registered them, although your wallet did. It's often listed near the middle of the ingredients list on jars, cans and packaged foods, with one of the following phrases: "As a preservative," or "to preserve freshness." It's sodium benzoate,...|
|2/12/2016 - It seems like every day health officials are saying something new about what we should and shouldn't be eating. Fish is commonly quoted as being among the healthiest foods on the planet, and it is packed full of important nutrients, including protein, vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids – all of...|
|2/10/2016 - If you're nuts about walnuts, you could be doing your health a huge favor. Several research studies have revealed that the benefits of walnuts include the ability to inhibit cancer development and even initiate the death of cancer cells.
The secret to the cancer-killing properties of walnuts is that...|
|2/10/2016 - A long-term study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine has shown that statin users are more than twice as likely to develop diabetes compared to those who didn't use statins. Additionally, they're a whopping 250 percent more likely to develop the disease in conjunction with complications...|
|2/9/2016 - Did you know that thousands of different foods, superfoods and spices naturally contain powerful anti-cancer nutrients? You can find hundreds of them right now at your local grocery store (but only if you know what to look for).
While the FDA ridiculously insists that foods can't prevent or treat...|
|2/9/2016 - Dr. Mark Mattson, PhD, is currently the Chief of the Laboratory of Neuroscience at the National Institute of Aging, as well as a professor of neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University. He is also known for his foremost research into neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease....|
|2/8/2016 - According to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Zika virus was first identified in 1947 in Uganda, East Africa. The virus is primarily transmitted by the Aedes mosquito, while the symptoms are very similar to those of dengue or yellow fever. In human beings, after a short incubation...|
|2/5/2016 - Recently, a report published in The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance noted that, unless serious action is taken to address the problem of antibiotic-resistant drugs, then society should brace themselves for devastating changes starting in 2050. The report states that, if the situation is not brought...|
|2/4/2016 - At an early age, most people are taught to completely trust the modern healthcare system. From the endless rounds of childhood vaccines to cold and flu medications, today's conventional approach to treating disease rarely gets questioned by anyone.
But, the 'non-questioning' mindset tends to ignore...|
|2/3/2016 - Vending machines are handy when you're living a busy life and just need that extra bit of energy to get you through to the end of the day. However, the availability of vending machines and the products sold within them, has been linked to the ongoing obesity problem in the U.S., and in particular to...|
|2/3/2016 - The aisles weave throughout the grocery store like arteries. The people pass through the aisles as if they are plaque, sometimes reaching for junk food on the shelves -as they cling to the artery walls. Clogging the aisles, the people fill their carts with processed ingredients that only feed their...|
|1/29/2016 - A diagnosis of cancer can bring immense fear, anxiety and feelings of hopelessness. Most newly diagnosed patients and their family members will listen closely to what their physician tells them is the best avenue for treatment, then follow that advice, relying completely on a course of radiation or...|
|1/28/2016 - In its first major overhaul of national alcohol consumption recommendations in 20 years, the British government has set the lowest recommended limits of any nation in Europe, and emphasized the idea that there is no "safe" level of alcohol intake.
In doing so, the government consciously chose to...|
|1/28/2016 - It's no secret that certain factors such as mass body index (BMI), race and family history are among the main contributors associated with diabetes development. While such risk factors still play a role, a new study has found that there's likely another reason behind onset of the disease, one that specifically...|
|1/28/2016 - In a move that further reinforces the wave of health-consciousness that's sweeping the nation, a newly-acquired North Dakota grain terminal has its sights set on creating and maintaining a fully non-GMO facility.
Captain Drake, LLC's million-bushel grain terminal, is addressing the growing demand...|
|1/26/2016 - Medical imaging technology has provided physicians with a nonsurgical method for discovering, diagnosing and monitoring injuries and diseases. Rather than a hospital stay and invasive procedure, patients can undergo a CT scan with little discomfort or down time.
But now research is starting to reveal...|
|1/25/2016 - We live in an age of pseudo-illness, from obesity to ADHD. These "diseases" are cooked up in the imaginations of doctors and psychiatrists who attach a label to any arbitrary list of symptoms. In the latest gambit of intellectual chutzpah, scientists at the University of Northern Colorado claim that...|
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|1/25/2016 - One of the goals of the federal government's Affordable Care Act is to universally implement the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR). What this means is that federal health authorities have begun a push toward converting all Americans' health data and medical histories into a digital format which...|
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