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|1/25/2013 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) now strongly recommends that women "who show no clear indicators of physical or sexual abuse" should be screened for intimate partner violence (IPV) while visiting their doctor.
The recommendation was published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine....|
|1/15/2013 - Even during a flu epidemic, there's no reason to fear becoming sick if you have the following home remedies on hand. Some act to protect you ahead of time before even getting sick, while others help you to recover after contracting the illness.
Remedies for preventing the flu
· Colloidal Silver...|
|1/9/2013 - Did you hear or read about the hero mother who protected her children from a burglar at their home near Atlanta?
Oh, wait. You probably didn't, considering she used a firearm to protect them and the corporate media elite, as regular readers of NaturalNews are aware, have a bit of an anti-gun bias.
|1/2/2013 - In a move supporters say equates with the expression, "Turnabout is fair play," a local New York publication has decided to publish the names, addresses and work-related information of all employees of The Journal News, the paper that recently decided to invade the privacy of lawful handgun permit holders...|
|12/12/2012 - It's like something ripped right out of a dystopian futuristic sci-fi novel: A U.S. patent has been uncovered that describes electronic handcuffs capable of delivering torturous electroshocks, "gas injections" and injectable "chemical restraints" to prisoners who wear them. The cuffs can be remote-controlled...|
|11/26/2012 8:29:11 AM - The Gut and Psychology Syndrome diet (GAPS) is not for the faint of heart. It requires patience and dedication, not to mention time -- up to three years. But for those suffering from asthma, food intolerance and allergy, developmental delays, depression or a spectrum of digestive disorders, it can be...|
|11/23/2012 - Daniel Jensen of Pinellas Park, Florida, was simply trying to protect his house from burning down when he instinctively grabbed the garden hose and began dousing the corner of his roof and backyard fence with water to prevent nearby flames from catching hold. But this was apparently unacceptable behavior...|
|11/6/2012 - Being gluten-free means more than just purchasing gluten-free ingredients and prepared meals. People who live a gluten-free lifestyle, unless they live alone, are preparing their meals in a non gluten-free environment. These people may experience symptoms that they thought they left behind when they...|
|10/30/2012 - Just in time for the upcoming closing of the litigatory window for such cases, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a new lawsuit against Bank of America (BofA) alleging that the banking giant fraudulently dumped billions of dollars' worth of bad mortgages into the taxpayer-backed mortgage...|
|10/29/2012 - The most despicable thing yet to emerge from the approaching "Frankenstorm" Hurricane Sandy is a growing trend of Twitter users recruiting "looting gangs." The intention, of course, is to use the storm as cover to commit violent crimes against individuals, private property and commercial property. Credit...|
|10/29/2012 - Restless leg syndrome (RLS) affects approximately 10 percent of the populace, with onset commonly occurring among woman in their 50s. RLS involves moving the legs constantly -- seeking relief from pains, twitching, burning, crawling, tingling and unease -- all made worse when you're lying still in bed.
|10/17/2012 - A Southern California mother was shocked to learn recently that her elementary-age son was pulled out of school, interrogated by police, and threatened with five days of suspension for bringing into the school's cafeteria the kombucha tea she packed for him in his lunch box. Sarah Pope of the Healthy...|
|8/27/2012 - Most people may not give this a second thought, but perhaps the environment in your home may be making you sick. There are literally hundreds of factors that could be affecting the safety factor of your home. Let's take a look at a few of the most potential sources of dangerous toxins.
|8/24/2012 - North Americans spend 90 percent of their time indoors, sucking in air that has two to five times more pollutants than outdoor air (in some cases 100 times more). Given those statistics, it's surprising that so much thought is given to reducing smog and cleaning up outdoor air, when relatively little...|
|8/15/2012 - The superfood designation has been applied mostly to exotic food sources that contain very little bulk, few calories, but are high in nutritional value. Many of them, for example, chlorella or spirulina, are beyond home gardening capacity.
Disease healing and preventative herbs are well within the...|
|8/6/2012 - A Canadian couple that has been growing a beautiful, meticulously-maintained front yard vegetable and herb garden has been ordered by city officials to uproot most of it by September 1 or else face lofty fines. CBC News and others are reporting that the town of Drummondville in Quebec is actually planning...|
|8/2/2012 - When life gives you lemons, make lemonade and dozens of other foods and home remedies from this versatile fruit. Lemon's health benefits are due to the high concentration of vitamins B and C, antioxidants, protein, flavonoids, phosphorus, potassium, carbohydrates and volatile oils. Whether you're using...|
|8/1/2012 - Everyone knows honey tastes sweet and is delicious mixed with tea and lemon; but chances are you never realized how many health-related uses this versatile food possesses. It makes a wonderful DIY home remedy that helps to cure many conditions that ail you. The best honey is one that is totally raw,...|
|6/26/2012 - Eczema is an irritating skin disease that ranges from chronic, itchy minor rashes to raging acute eczema flare-ups with open, oozing sores that require bandaging.
Eczema is often attributed to some sort of food or airborne allergy and can be minimized by determining the allergens and adjusting accordingly....|
|6/26/2012 - The Red Cross and other disaster relief agencies advise having supplies and disaster plans in place for survival during hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and other unexpected emergencies. Creating a home security safe room can save your life, sustaining you for days afterwards. It can be overwhelming...|
|6/24/2012 - The use of toxic pesticides in the environment has taken a huge toll on this beautiful planet. On a large scale, there are the insecticides that are used in agriculture that basically poison organisms that are considered to be harmful to crops.
In 2006 and 2007, the US alone used 5.1 billion pounds...|
|6/21/2012 - The numbers of families choosing to homeschool their children has shown a dramatic increase since the 1980s. The number of homeschooled children in the United States is currently estimated to be between 2.5 and 4 million. Many people are critical of the idea of homeschooling, feeling that children who...|
|6/15/2012 - Most of us are supportive of our local police departments but because of a lousy state Supreme Court decision in Indiana last year, residents of the state now have the right to shoot at officers in defense of their property if they believe they are being improperly raided.
Not surprisingly, most...|
|6/13/2012 - There's a revolt of sorts brewing among citizens of a growing number of states who realize that, no matter how much they pay on their mortgage or how long ago they may have paid that mortgage off, they never truly own their homes. Rather, because of the property tax, Americans really just rent their...|
|6/12/2012 - There have been various reports on NaturalNews and in the mainstream media concerning the side effects of consuming food that has been genetically modified. Symptoms ranging from digestive and reproductive disorders to liver failure, internal bleeding and immune system dysfunction are being reported....|
|6/4/2012 - In a world awash with pharmaceutical drugs for everything from dandruff to toenail fungus, it's refreshing to have do-it-yourself home remedies and trusted old wives cures to heal a wide range of ailments. Baking soda is a staple in most homes and is useful for cooking, cleaning and in many home remedies....|
|5/27/2012 - Synthetic household products contain harmful chemicals that react with ozone from the air, creating toxins like formaldehyde. The inside of homes contain around two to five times as many of common chemical pollutants than areas outside of homes, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Considering...|
|5/22/2012 - As summer approaches, most people spend more time outdoors; and with that comes the chance of developing a poison ivy allergy. Oils from these devilish weeds are highly noxious, causing a long list of poison ivy allergy symptoms. Contact with a poison ivy plant can produce a red, swollen rash, blisters,...|
|5/21/2012 7:15:33 PM - People spend around 90 percent of their lives indoors, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Unfortunately, indoor air quality is sometimes two to five times more polluted than the air outside. Poor air quality in the home and office can result in people developing health conditions like...|
|5/15/2012 - If ever there were an example of government adding insult to injury, this is it. What else could you call it when a city government fills in your underground bunker with concrete then bills you $90,000 to do it?
Two years ago, Austin, Texas, resident Joe Del Rio awoke to find city officials demanding...|
|5/8/2012 - Someone commented on a recent Natural News vaccine article something to this effect: "Why spend time confirming what we know; we need solutions."
Avoiding vaccines altogether is obviously the best solution. But that's getting more difficult every month as the vaccine industry influences the media...|
|5/2/2012 - Vaccination has become a highly controversial subject, those of us who challenge the concept are treated as if we are against apple pie and motherhood. I consider conventional vaccines to be extremely risky.
Many veterinarians agree that vaccination is one of the most harmful things we do to our...|
|4/26/2012 - It has become increasingly apparent to me that most people who think they're protected against a serious calamity (grid down, social unrest, natural disaster, economic collapse, etc.) are really only kidding themselves when it comes to defense. Even people who have gone out and bought guns in record...|
|4/24/2012 - If you're wondering how do you get headaches, look no further than your diet. Although migraine headache causes may be varied, treatment for symptoms in people with headaches can be easily accomplished merely by changing your diet and including medicinal foods, spices, and a few home remedies.
|3/27/2012 - Homemade remedies for hay fever can quickly reduce seasonal allergy reactions, providing relief from symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, itching, congestion and coughing. Hay fever affects the mucous membranes of the sinuses, nose, throat, eyes and palate. Grasses and plant pollens are the cause...|
|3/26/2012 7:44:25 AM - In an age where the prevailing economic system often requires both parents working full time just to make ends meet, it's no wonder so many families eat out. The Fiscal Times reports that consumers now spend almost 4.5% of their total income on dining out, and now there's even more motivation. With...|
|3/22/2012 - From the pantry to the bedside, home remedies you can make in a snap help prevent seasonal colds or cure a stubborn case of the flu.
Garlic tea immune enhancerA well-known immune system strengthener, garlic shines as an antibacterial and antiviral herb for fighting colds, coughs and the flu. One...|
|2/20/2012 3:48:22 PM - If you're among the 84 percent of U.S. residents who don't belong to a gym, don't despair -- with five simple steps, you can turn your home into the ideal exercise space!
"Realistically, you can set up your own gym at home for less than $50," said Nicole Nichols of sparkpeople.com. "A simple tool...|
|2/15/2012 - First it was the TSA searching your underpants at the airport, claiming to be protecting you from "terrorists." Now a local elementary school in North Carolina is searching the homemade lunches of schoolchildren with the goal of forcing children to ditch their nutritious, home-made meals and learn to...|
|2/1/2012 - More parents are taking control of their birthing options by choosing home births, says a new study from the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). Statistics released in late January say home births in the United States have risen by nearly 30 percent between 2004 and 2009.
"A lot of women...|
|1/19/2012 - Painkilling drugs are associated with dangerous side effects, addiction and overdose. And it turns out they are also much less effective than harmless natural treatments. A new study shows that simple remedies like chiropractic treatments and home exercises relieve sub-acute neck pain better than pharmaceutical...|
|1/17/2012 - Radioactive waste from Fukushima is approaching the west coast of North America at a frightening rate. Hundreds of seals off the coast of Alaska are dead and dying from symptoms that look ominously like radiation disease; and most people wonder what and who is next. Alternative medicine offers a wide...|
|12/30/2011 - These days, police don't seem to need a warrant to enter your home without your permission when you're not there. Well, at least not in Westerly, R.I.
According to a local report, crews from the local utility company, accompanied by cops, were going door-to-door to close off the gas meters of about...|
|12/29/2011 - Most people hate going to the dentist. Even the for the most minor reason, dental appointments can cause a grown man, or woman, to quake with fear. Regular dental hygiene at home is a big step toward preventing dental problems; and, basic home care can be enhanced with a variety of herbal and homeopathic...|
|12/2/2011 - Frequently asked questions are: "I have some old Bentonite clay that has been sitting in the garage and now it smells like gasoline. Can I still use it?" "I ordered clay hastily and got the cheap clay that turned out to be gritty and non-effective. What can I do with it now?" Don't throw that clay away!...|
|11/10/2011 - There are over 2 million home-educated children in this country, and this number is growing at 2% to 8% per year. This is not surprising, given the dismal track record of the public school system. If you have ever considered homeschooling your children (or even if you have not), here are six reasons...|
|11/8/2011 - It is the obvious next step against the federal government-slash-Wall Street financial scam against the American people. Occupy Wall Street's (OWS) Oakland chapter is urging Americans to embrace "Occupy Vacant Properties" (OVP), a move to literally occupy, en masse, homes across the country that have...|
|10/13/2011 - Homeopathy is a specific form of alternative (holistic) medicine which was developed by Samuel Hahnemann, M.D., a German physician, in the late eighteenth century. At that time, people were being treated with poisonous substances to get the "bad humours" out of them by making them vomit, have diarrhea,...|
|10/4/2011 - A shocking new study conducted by the National Institute of Aging just revealed that one fifth of Medicare nursing home patients with Alzheimer's or other dementia were sent to hospitals for "questionable reasons" in their final months, often enduring tube feeding and intensive care that prolonged their...|
|9/21/2011 - Acne is the scourge of adolescence... and for many adults too. Many readers are likely familiar with the more common home remedies for curing acne... tea tree oil, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar and burdock root. However, because acne is such a wide-spread and troubling problem, scientists are continuing...|
|9/17/2011 - The old adage "less is more" just might have some profound truth in it after all, at least according to Jay Shafer of Tumbleweed Tiny House Company. Since 1997, Shafer has comfortably lived in a tiny 89 square foot home made of high quality, environmentally friendly materials -- and his company offers...|
|9/12/2011 - Daniel Miller of the president of the Texas Nationalist Movement (TNM), a group that advocates Texas become its own sovereign nation rather than a "state" of the USA. Regardless of whether or not you believe in the growing movement toward states' independence from federal control, the really interesting...|
|9/12/2011 - Just weeks before the speculated launch of Apple Inc.'s long-awaited iPhone 5, the technology giant has once again lost a critical prototype of the unreleased smartphone, according to SF Weekly. After supposedly tracing the device back to the home of a San Francisco man, undercover Apple security agents...|
|9/10/2011 - Living off the grid does not have to mean trading modern amenities and convenient living for an uncomfortable experiment in survivalism. A recent Natural Home & Garden piece tells the story of Chris and Anna Von Mertens, a New Hampshire couple that decided to build a modern, fully-functional, and wholly...|
|8/26/2011 - The primary purpose of this article is to encourage a stronger commitment from doctors and parents to consider using safer medical care for infants and children FIRST before resorting to more dangerous treatments. One would hope and assume that doctors and parents would have a natural inclination to...|
|8/14/2011 - Most people understand that smog, cigarettes and rotten food are dangerous to consume. Yet the majority of people in industrialized countries use some of the most toxic and carcinogenic substances within their own home every day. Commercialized personal care products and household cleaning agents are...|
|8/12/2011 - Most people understand that pollution, smoke, sewage and spoiled foods are toxic. However, the majority of our society continues to use some of the most toxic and carcinogenic substances within their own home every day. The current hand and dishwashing behaviors of most modern Americans are highly dangerous....|
|7/29/2011 - When it comes down to pure consumer preference, the majority of Americans prefer organic food over conventional food, according to the results of a new poll released by NPR. Most Americans also prefer to obtain produce from either a farmers market or from a home garden rather than from a supermarket,...|
|6/17/2011 - I've been wanting to write a story on this subject for at least two years now, but until recently there wasn't any study to cite which would back up my position on this. But now a study has come out and it's time to go public with information that will shock a lot of home buyers and homeowners: "Green"...|
|6/15/2011 - We all have addictions - some to sweets, others to sports. For me, as for many of us, it's the latter. The 'good' reason for this is that sports offers us great fun to watch and it helps us to relax - a winning combo that is hard to beat. Strangely enough, the longer we are being immersed in having...|
|5/24/2011 - The number of pregnant women who choose to have their babies at home instead of at a hospital has risen by 20 percent over the past four years, according to new statistics released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Though home births had been on the decline between 1990 and...|
|5/12/2011 - Aside from the many self-inflicted and medically induced causes of illness such as smoking, poor nutrition, alcohol and drug abuse, pharmaceutical side effects, allopathic suppression, and surgeries gone awry, perhaps the most common "natural" cause of chronic illness is unresolved grief.
|5/4/2011 - Facials can be a 100% natural, chemical free beauty treat that make your skin glow and your complexion look rejuvenated and fresh. For those who enjoy the occasional facial, there are some excellent chemical free ideas to administer in your own home.
Many spas and salons may offer facials that are...|
|4/18/2011 - Depression can be a debilitating problem to have. It can make home life difficult and work a nightmare. So it is not surprising that those affected seek help. The medical answer to depression is to offer you one of a handful of drugs which is meant to even all your emotions out, so the highs go with...|
|4/12/2011 - Individual responsibility and personal freedom are becoming a thing of the past in the nation's public schools, as strict control over what students can and cannot eat -- or bring to school to eat -- escalates to near-dictatorial levels. The Chicago Tribune reports that for the past six years, Little...|
|4/6/2011 - Homeopathy is a truly diverse and deeply effective natural health care system for every illness under the sun. Including radiation. How is this possible?
Homeopathic treatment doesn't treat the illness. It treats the person (or animal) with the illness. There is a subtle, but deeply important difference....|
|4/5/2011 - Body workers abound in various guises, from massage therapists to osteopaths and everything in between. They provide a valuable service to those who suffer from muscle tension and from misaligned or misplaced vertebrae and joints. These problems often result in severe pain and the relief body workers...|
|4/2/2011 - An experiment conducted at home for a high school science fair five years ago has verified the dangers of microwave ovens not only to humans, but even to plants and other organic matter. The experiment showed that microwaved water given to a plant causes the plant to wither and die within days; however,...|
|3/15/2011 - James Compton Burnett (1840 - 1901) is one of the big names in homoeopathy. His practice was legendary, with more patients than most doctors can manage, let alone homoeopaths (who take much longer to assess their patients). He took copious notes and his case studies of successfully treated people are...|
|3/12/2011 - Acquire dried herbs to keep at home for minor cuts, bruises, headaches, colds and flu. Assemble a stock of home medicines and keep them with the usual selection of dressings, plasters and cotton balls to use for first aid in treating minor ailments. The more you use simple herbal cures, the easier it...|
|3/10/2011 - In these rapidly changing times, people are becoming more and more independent. Now, they are asking why. No longer do people put all their trust in authority figures. Now they are looking for alternative options to mainstream thinking. They are taking more control of their health and that of their...|
|2/18/2011 - It is not enough to be informed about the many problems with current immunization policy and practice. We must effectively apply that knowledge to expand our right to make informed choices. Where the rubber meets the road with vaccine rights is in the statutes and regulations that provide or restrict...|
|2/16/2011 - Many common household cleaners have been linked to health problems. Allergies top the list, with eye and skin irritation close behind. There is even some evidence that suggests chemicals in cleaners can cause lung diseases, birth defects, and cancers. Using natural methods of cleaning around the home...|
|1/16/2011 - From the point of view of many humans, the term "natural disaster" is a convenient scapegoat because it allow a person (or a whole nation) to blame nature for their own poor planning. Wherever we find so-called "natural disasters" around the world (such as Brazil at the moment), we also usually find...|
|1/15/2011 - A recent meta-analysis of studies published in JAMA looking at the use of antibiotics for ear infections vs. the watch and wait approach (no treatment) found that the treatment group improved slightly, but the improvements were offset by side effects such as rash and diarrhea. This meta-analysis is...|
|1/4/2011 - The maternity services sector of the U.K. public health system is greatly strained and "almost near breaking point," according to Cathy Warwick, head of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). But the government is trying to tarnish the safety and viability of home births, an alternative method of giving...|
|1/2/2011 - Homeopathy is an ancient idea, recognised by keen observers of nature. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, was born around 460 BC. He recognised that diseases come from natural sources, rather than the superstitious sources popular at the time. He became a careful observer. He recognised that each...|
|11/12/2010 - Home remedies can help build immunity, reduce symptoms and prevent the onset of colds and the flu. Many of these folk medicines can even be found in your kitchen cabinet. Natural remedies are inexpensive, compared to over-the-counter cold remedies, and they do not suppress symptoms but rather allow...|
|10/22/2010 - Acute cases of diarrhea, nausea and vomiting due to a viral or bacterial infection can be effectively treated at home using single homeopathic remedies. Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting caused by overindulgence in food or drink can also be treated homeopathically. Most of the remedies mentioned in this...|
|10/13/2010 - Fall is officially here and for many that means time to grab the allergy medicine. Allergens are all around us but when they're in our home they are especially bad. Thankfully there are several things you can do to get rid of them without having to take medicines with many harmful side effects.
|9/25/2010 - The news about Obama's health care reform just keeps getting worse -- and we only find these things long after the bill has passed, of course. The newest revelation concerns a 3.8% tax on income from home sales and home rentals which will go into effect in 2013. (Note: This story has been updated to...|
|9/23/2010 - St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital's recent ban on midwifery has been met with impassioned community protests at its sister hospital, St. John's Regional Medical Center. In early March, protester signs exclaimed, "St. John's we want our midwives back," and "Our Babies, our Births, our Choice." Critics...|
|8/7/2010 - A bee or wasp sting can be painful and traumatic for a child. Sometimes even adults are surprised at just how painful an insect sting, such as a wasp sting, can be. Weals and itching caused by bites and stings generally heal naturally within a few days. However, simple home remedies can relieve the...|
|8/5/2010 - When hemorrhoids are mild and in their early stages, they are easy to treat at home. Today many people are looking for more natural treatments for various conditions in place of synthetic chemicals and harsh over-the-counter medications. Fortunately, natural treatments are available for hemorrhoids.
|8/2/2010 - The household cleaning product giant Unilever has secretly placed GPS tracker transmitters in laundry detergent boxes to track consumers to their homes. With an array of electronic sensors, team of Unilever agents can now pinpoint the exact location of the GPS trackers and walk right up to your front...|
|7/20/2010 - One of the big problems in developing countries is the availability of clean drinking water. Is there an inexpensive, natural, home water purification system that will allow poor people access to clean drinking water? Indeed, there is. The seeds of Moringa tree can be used as an effective water clarifier...|
|7/1/2010 - Genital herpes is a chronic and contagious viral infection but there are several home remedies you can use to help relieve the pain, itching and discomfort of a herpes outbreak.
-Aloe Vera is a soothing home remedy. This common plant will grow easily in your garden or you can buy 99.9% pure Aloe...|
|6/17/2010 - Warts are caused by viruses that infect the top layer of the skin, and herbs and homeopathic remedies can be used to treat them. Most warts do not cause any pain, but they can become sore or itchy. They can appear on most areas of the body, including the feet, hands, lips, or genitals. The types of...|
|6/8/2010 - Troublesome ear aches and ear infections can usually be relieved in short order with home remedies which include garlic. Garlic has a natural antibiotic called allicin and it is an essential ingredient in some of the most effective home remedies for ear infections and ear aches. Garlic can also be used...|
|6/7/2010 - When most people think of burns, fire and heat usually come to mind. While it is true that heat is the leading cause of tissue damage known as "burns", such damage can also be caused by sunburn and other radiation, friction, electricity, or chemicals. Most burns other than the most severe ones can be...|
|6/7/2010 - Rain water collection is an easy way to encourage earth-friendly habits by incorporating green home design into any existing dwelling. Rain storage allows the homeowner to save money by recycling rainwater for use in the garden, filling a pond or washing the car. There is an almost endless variety of...|
|6/4/2010 - Athlete's foot is an infection of the feet caused by a fungus. The affected area is usually red and itchy and the most common symptom is cracked, flaking, peeling skin between the toes. Left untreated, the condition may last for a short or long time and may return again and again. However, there are...|
|6/1/2010 - Hemorrhoids are a common, painful ailment among both men and women of all ages, and though an unpopular and embarrassing subject to discuss, someone has to do it. A combination of herbal tinctures prepared at home and applied when needed brings hemorrhoid relief helping patients avoid laser surgery,...|
|5/15/2010 - Poison oak is a shrub that grows across the United States. Its three-leaf structure is similar to that of its cousin, Poison Ivy. The toxic oils from the plant cause rashes and itches. The plant's oil contains urushiol, which causes the rash. Absorption is immediate, but the rash can take up to 24 hours...|
|5/13/2010 - Tomatoes have well-documented health benefits. The red pigment contained in tomatoes is called lycopene which acts as an antioxidant, neutralizing free radicals that can damage cells in the body. Tomatoes also contain large amounts of vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium and iron. Growing tomatoes at home...|
|5/2/2010 - Studies indicate that home care and common remedies available from grocery and health food stores are effective for Fibromyalgia pain treatment. The term fibromyalgia is used as a generic clinical nomenclature to describe a collection of symptoms including wide-spread, chronic muscle and joint pain,...|
|4/3/2010 - Folk medicine is the age old wisdom passed down from generation to generation that would traditionally provide cures for minor ailments. Simple remedies dealt with the recurrent minor hazards of life - coughs, colds, sore throats, cuts, bruises and minor burns. Many these days are turning away from...|
|3/21/2010 - Using pesticides in the home may significantly increase women's risk of developing autoimmune disorders, according to a study conducted by researchers from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology in Philadelphia.
|3/5/2010 - Homemade shampoos can help speed hair growth. Hair loss is a natural part of aging, but healing herbs can restore healthy hair. Natural herbal shampoos allow herbs to be absorbed directly into the hair and the scalp, and encourage hair to grow. Homemade shampoos have the added advantage of preventing...|
|3/2/2010 - We all know about them - pesticides and waxes that cover our produce. Although there are many fruit and vegetable washes available in supermarkets, it's simple to make your own homemade blend that will work just as well and at a fraction of the cost. So why, then, would you pay all this money for something...|
|2/8/2010 - Patients who carry drug-resistant bacteria home after hospital discharge can transmit the infection to their home caretakers, according to a study conducted by researchers from Bichat-Claude Bernard Hospital, Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris, and published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine.
|1/25/2010 - According to the EPA, air pollution indoors is often two to five times worse than it is outside. In extreme cases, air pollution inside can be a hundred times worse than outside. The reason is partly because numerous chemicals, like cleaning supplies, hair sprays and perfumes, are used inside the home....|
|1/21/2010 - It's estimated that 70 percent of the population will experience athlete's foot at one point in their lives. Athlete's foot is often treated topically, but most don't know that athlete's foot is often a symptom of a larger fungal overgrowth in the body called candida overgrowth. It's said that athlete's...|
|12/26/2009 - When choosing natural essential oils to scent your home for the holidays, think of the smells that conjure your fondest memories of the season. Fresh Christmas trees, gingerbread, spiced cider, and candy canes may all be captured by spice, citrus, peppermint, and evergreen essential oils. You may also...|
|12/18/2009 - This holiday season scent your home naturally with pure essential oils like cinnamon and pine. These highly aromatic plant extracts are a healthier, more beneficial alternative to commercial fragrances, and you may already have the tools you need to disperse them in your home. However, there are certain...|
|12/18/2009 - Children are often plagued with ear infections and they're often taken to doctors who ply them with antibiotics. However, antibiotics destroy our healthy bacteria, which is our first line of immune defense. This leaves children, and adults, wide open for numerous health problems later in life after...|
|12/5/2009 - Women in particular tend to wear shoes that contribute to foot problems and back trouble, largely as a result of wearing high heels or badly fitting shoes. Many women walk an estimated 15 kilometers a day in the course of activities such as child-care, house-work and shopping without counting additional...|
|12/1/2009 - Most consumers don't know it, but antiperspirant deodorant products often contain extremely toxic chemicals and heavy metals that can cause severe harm to the human nervous system. To rub such products under the arms is inviting the absorption of these harmful chemicals, which many believe will inevitably...|
|10/30/2009 - The US government has issued a new report that recommends blocking access to popular websites during a pandemic outbreak in order to preserve internet bandwidth for investors, day traders and securities clearing house operations. The concern is that a pandemic would cause too many people to stay at...|
|10/15/2009 - It is well known that the main cause of lung cancer among smokers is their cigarettes, but unbeknownst to many is that this cancer develops in a large number of nonsmokers. The leading cause of lung cancer for nonsmokers is exposure to radon in the home. According to the World Health Organization (WHO),...|
|10/10/2009 - Health and medical journalists are not presently providing the public with what might be the most important health advice that they should be given during the flu season: people with the flu should avoid taking fever-reducing drugs, such as aspirin or acetaminophen (aka Tylenol), except in rare situations.
|9/30/2009 - Women who give birth at home do not have any higher rate of complications or death than women who give birth in a hospital, according to a study conducted by researchers from the TNO Institute for Applied Scientific Research in the Netherlands, and published in the journal BJOG.
"We found that for...|
|9/23/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni`s Renegade Health Inner Circle, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeHealth.com. In this excerpt, Ani Phyo shares on gourmet raw, what`s in her pantry and the best blenders for home and travel.
Renegade Health Inner Circle with Ani Phyo. Ani Phyo...|
|9/9/2009 - The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has a long-standing opposition to home births. In fact, their official statement released last year actually accuses women who want a home birth of placing "the process of giving birth over the goal of having a healthy baby". The statement...|
|7/13/2009 - There are many different kinds of home remedies for hangovers. In this article you will learn four natural ways of getting relief and helping your body heal the havoc that alcohol caused. Common symptoms of a hangover include feeling dizzy, sweating, muscle aches, rapid heartbeat, irritability, anxiety,...|
|7/2/2009 - In response to several readers concern over the issues presented by the article Watch Out for Flying Syringes, GMO Food Vaccines, and Forced Vaccinations, here are some solutions. Most of the solutions suggested are for vaccination induced disease syndrome (VIDS) or post vaccination syndrome (PVS)....|
|5/20/2009 - In centuries past, spices traded for gold. Voyagers searched the world over for the culinary and medicinal values provided by certain plants. In the days before the Industrial Revolution and the burning of fossil fuels, a person's sense of smell was said to be much greater than today. The scent of herbs...|
|5/13/2009 - Homeopathic clinics in Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana and Ethiopia and Ghana are bringing homeopathy's healing medicines to the suffering in Africa. Treating malaria and AIDS, these clinic and others like them are staffed by selfless healers and are in need of our support. Over 23 million Africans are living...|
|5/7/2009 - Those building a seed collection may have wondered: where are the potato seeds? It turns out that potatoes are not usually grown from tiny seeds because the spuds themselves are seeds. As you have likely noticed, potatoes sprout eyes over time, and will go on to grow a whole plant under the right conditions....|
|4/24/2009 - Going green isn't only for the planet. Green means living in harmony with the earth and your health can "go green" as well. Here are some tips for improving your health, as well as the health of the planet. Start by removing chemicals from your diet and your skin care.
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|3/4/2009 - Not too long ago, the most common response to a persistent cough was a trip to the cough syrup aisle at the drug store. Now, with concerns about these drugs on the rise, natural home treatments are highly sought. Fortunately, home treatment for coughing is generally considered both safe and effective,...|
|3/3/2009 - Rising concerns about the harmful effects of hair color have drawn many back to the old-fashioned methods of hair-lightening. It is estimated that two out of every five American women color their hair, so there are no shortage of people who can benefit from utilizing more natural methods of hair color....|
|2/23/2009 - The Telegraph reported that "26% [of residents in Britain] are growing their own fruit and vegetables" . One-quarter of British populations now choose gardening at home in order to improve their quality of life during difficult times. As a result, this has helped many UK residents to considerably...|
|2/19/2009 - Concerned about sacrificing your healthy diet to today's difficult economy? According to the International Herald Tribune, "The Department of Agriculture forecasts that food prices will jump by 4 percent or 5 percent in 2009, compared with 5.5 percent this year. Some predict much steeper increases."...|
|2/17/2009 - The use of alternative, renewable energy is becoming increasingly important given rising energy costs and need to slow the effects of climate change on our earth. These solutions may seem far off from everyday use by homeowners but the truth is that they are in our reach now. There are many options...|
|2/14/2009 - You know cold season is hitting its peak when crumpled tissues start piling up next to bottles of cough syrup and antibiotics. It seems the moment someone gets the sniffles they feel compelled to visit their doctor, and more often than not, they leave their appointment with multiple prescriptions in...|
|2/13/2009 - Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) showed a special interest in and appreciation for homeopathic medicine. In 1854, before Lincoln was elected president, he was retained as a lawyer to prepare a state legislative proposal to charter a homeopathic medical college in Chicago. Because Chicago was the home of...|
|12/5/2008 - It`s the holiday season and that means it`s time to decorate our homes, offices and businesses; inside and out. In years past it was easy, there were not a lot of options for lights and decorations were decorations (no special knowledge required). These days with the push for people to be more environmentally...|
|11/3/2008 - The spooky season is here and no hainted haunt would be complete without a forbidding forest of hair-tangling, sputtering-mouthful of spider webs. Yet, most spiders are venomous but not harmful to humans and they serve as guardians of the garden, preying on insect pests caught in those same sticky webs....|
|11/1/2008 - In this article, I would like to dispel a plethora of myths surrounding homeopathy which have been used to discredit this highly efficacious healing art and science. Homeopaths are given few opportunities in the media to defend their profession, so a lot of misconceptions abound. The medical profession...|
|10/21/2008 - Expensive home defibrillator machines do not improve heart attack patients' chances of survival, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Seattle Institute for Cardiac Research, presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology in Chicago and published in the New England...|
|10/10/2008 - According to ABC news, The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine raised a cease-and-desist order along with an $11,000 fine against Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) Diane Goslin last fall following the unfortunate death of an infant in her care. Though the death was not her fault, nor was it ever attributed...|
|10/3/2008 - Dana Ullman has written numerous articles for magazines, academic journals, authored many books, organized conferences for homeopaths (for 20 years he organized the annual conference for the National Center for Homeopathy in the U.S.) and is often quoted in various media and internet sites. This interview...|
|10/1/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Water Secrets, which can be found at (http://www.renegadewatersecrets.com) . In this excerpt, Barry Carter shares on the benefits of ormus for sprouting or home gardening.
Renegade Water Secrets with Barry Carter, leading authority on ormus,...|
|8/16/2008 - An incendiary device was set off at the front door of University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) professor Edythe London's home on February 5, in the second vandalism of her home in four months. While the property was damaged, no one was home at the time of the incidents and there were no injuries.
|6/11/2008 - The number of California homes foreclosed on in the fourth quarter of 2007 was more than 400 percent higher than in the same quarter of 2006, according to DataQuick Information systems.
A total of 31,676 California homes were foreclosed in the last quarter of 2007, compared with only 6,078 in the...|
|5/23/2008 - Predatory lenders had a partner in their crimes according to Eliot Spitzer. The Bush administration looked the other way and did nothing to protect American homeowners from egregious lending practices, choosing instead to align itself with the banks that were victimizing consumers as predatory lending...|
|5/9/2008 - Many consumers may not be aware that formaldehyde, a toxin and carcinogen commonly used in the embalming process, is also one of the most common ingredients in many materials that make up a normal home. As a result, many household items -- from furniture to bed sheets -- emit formaldehyde fumes that...|
|5/8/2008 - History reveals that the AMA was dictatorially led for the first half of the twentieth century by George H. Simmons, MD (1852-1937) and his protégé, Morris Fishbein, MD (1889-1976). Simmons and Fishbein both served as general manager of the organization and as editor of its journal, the Journal of the...|
|4/9/2008 - The concept of home is universal, shared among not only the cultures of the world but much of the animal world as well, from nesting birds to burrowing rodents, to sea creatures to snails that are born with a home on their back. For most of us, animals included, home is a place to rest our weary heads,...|
|1/22/2008 - Americans have always been fond of the idea of getting rich without effort by putting their money in things that produce no profits and then magically being able to ride those investments, milking them for spending cash that supports a drunken spending lifestyle. From 1998 - 2001, that profit vehicle...|
|12/28/2007 - People living in a moldy home may be more likely to suffer from depression, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the Brown School of Medicine in Providence, R.I., and published in the American Journal of Public Health.
Researchers examined data from World Health Organization interviews...|
|12/16/2007 - The School of Natural Healing, founded by Dr. John R. Christopher, has been teaching herbal medicine for 54 years. Recently it announced the creation of a Homeopathy course, constructed from live lectures from David Card, a leading expert in Homeopathy.
These live lectures will be recorded to continue...|
|10/3/2007 - Demand for homes built with an eco-friendly design is steadily growing, according to architect Michelle Kaufmann, founder of home design company Michelle Kaufmann Designs (MKD).
MKD, founded in 2002, has previously designed and built homes for families on an individual basis. But the company now...|
|9/22/2007 - The world's largest home improvement retail chain has announced the launch of an "Eco Options" labeling program in the United States, to clearly identify for consumers those products that have a lesser impact on the environment. The program began in Canada in 2004.
To qualify for the Eco Options...|
|3/26/2007 - It's bad enough that we have to suffer with many different sorts of pollution outdoors in our everyday life, but when this sort of contamination invades our homes, what we're often breathing can hardly be called fresh air any longer. Even though it may feel nice to stand in front of an air conditioner...|
|3/19/2007 - Certain houseplants can counteract the harmful chemicals emitted into the home environment by cleaning products, paint and tobacco smoke, says certified Master Gardener Barbara Michael in the Columbia Missourian newspaper.
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|3/12/2007 - The housing market continued to take a beating in the last quarter of 2006, as home sales fell in 40 states and the national median price fell by another 2.7 percent compared with the year before. Large numbers of unsold homes make it likely that the depression in price will continue.
|10/20/2006 - Seven funeral home directors in the New York area who have been linked to a scheme to steal parts from corpses and sell them for transplants have pleaded guilty to undisclosed charges in the case.
In Brooklyn, New York, District Attorney Charles Hynes announced that a grand jury voted to bring new...|
|10/20/2006 - Londoners are increasingly choosing wind power over power lines, enabling them to not only power their own homes, but actually supply green energy to others.
Donnachadh McCarthy also has solar panels installed in his home, in addition to a turbine. "I'm in surplus. I am now providing money to the...|
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|10/4/2006 - Environmental hazards in your home, workplace or your child’s school could be the cause of a wide range of common medical problems as well as the source of many ailments, according to Bruce Bley, founder of environmental consulting firm BCB Associates.
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