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|1/4/2016 - A strange virus that began to spread rapidly after multiple waves of illegal immigrant children were shipped into the U.S. from Latin America last year has been shown in a new study to be directly related to the "polio-like illness" that's reportedly infected at least 112 children in 34 states, and...|
|4/2/2015 - Evidence has emerged to suggest that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who appears to have intentionally crashed a commercial aircraft in the French Alps, killing himself and 149 other passengers, also deliberately tried to hide the fact that he suffered from mental illness.
Reports indicate that...|
|3/31/2015 1:20:04 PM - A small village in Kazakhstan may be closed down entirely as early as this May after 117 people living in Kalachi fell into a deep sleep for days at a time and awoke with mild amnesia.
The victims report falling asleep with no warning, even as they are walking along, and then waking up remembering...|
|10/18/2014 - The only thing spreading faster than the global pandemic outbreak right now is the mental illness it seems to invoke across the establishment media. The principle of isolation, a fundamental tool for halting any outbreak, is now being widely and repeatedly described in the leftist media as "racist."...|
|8/8/2014 - There are many herbs and foods that can treat and prevent a wide variety of illnesses and diseases. Many people are beginning to use natural antibiotics and remedies for these illnesses rather than relying on traditional Western medicine with risks and side effects.
Natural antibiotics can be powerful...|
|7/16/2014 - Workers who fell ill at the nation's largest nuclear waste storage facility are not psychosomatic, say the plant's operators, but the cause of their illness is still unknown. Dozens of cleanup crew members at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state have reported symptoms of throat irritation...|
|5/16/2014 - Researchers have made progress toward understanding a set of physiological mechanisms that underlie "Gulf War syndrome," a heretofore mysterious illness involving a diverse set of symptoms that affected scores of troops who returned from Iraq during the first Gulf War.
According to a recently released...|
|5/2/2014 - You can take the medication and you can eat the right foods, but many people believe that the best way to get over being sick is by sleeping and being well-rested. Now, recent research published in the journal SLEEP backs this commonly held belief; the best natural remedy for a speedy recovery from...|
|2/28/2014 - According to reports, there are now about 25 or more cases, and counting, of a new "polio-like" outbreak in California children. Disease control officials have yet to determine the cause of the outbreak and they are looking for a new virus. Perhaps one direction they should take a look at is polio and...|
|6/5/2013 - For reasons that are still largely unclear, women are much more likely than men to develop some form of mental illness during their lives, whether it be depression, schizophrenia, or simple anxiety, according to a new study. Based on an analysis of 12 large-scale epidemiological studies on mental illness,...|
|6/1/2013 - Just in time for the official release of the American Psychiatric Association (APA)'s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that 20 percent of U.S. children are now among the ranks of those considered to...|
|5/24/2013 - Addressing nutritional deficiencies can often cure mental illness. Counseling which addresses life stressors is documented to improve situational depression and anxiety. However, when nutritional approaches combined with psychotherapy fail to reverse mental health problems, there often exist hidden...|
|4/22/2013 - Safe nutritional approaches have proven to be effective in alleviating the symptoms of mental illness. These approaches include the use of omega-3s, B vitamins, and amino acids, along with changing to a nutrient dense diet of traditional foods.
Mental illness long connected to malnutrition and gut...|
|1/28/2013 - The list of illnesses plaguing today's society is astronomical. Diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, obesity, sleep apnea, cancer, ADD/ADHD, allergies, depression, chemical dependency, back pain, autism, hyperlipidemia are just a handful of the ailments affecting a large portion...|
|9/18/2012 - Most doctors and patients have some awareness of the concept of suppression as it applies to medicine - but what is it really and what impact does it have upon health?
The average person tends to describe suppression in immunologic terms; in other words, it is believed to be a type of weakening of...|
|6/13/2012 - Contemporary scientific culture has fed us the mantra that depression is the result of a chemical imbalance for so long now that the premise is rarely questioned by the general public. On the other hand, there are many in the alternative health community who have been aware of this for a long time (1).
|3/31/2012 - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says foodborne illness outbreaks are on the rise among imported foods, with nearly half of these outbreaks originating in foods sourced from Asian countries. According to a CDC report recently presented at the International Conference on Emerging...|
|1/24/2012 4:17:37 PM - Vaccine Forum Turns Emotional
12 Girls in Le Roy New York Develop Tics - Gardasil Related?
Diagnosed as Mass Hysteria
Mass Hysteria? Myasshysteria
Saying that these girls have conversion disorder takes all females back 100 years.
(I.e. Females tend to be "hysterical" rather than having real,...|
|1/12/2012 7:47:50 PM - Please note that the suggested connection between the mystery illness and the HPV vaccine Gardasil is unconfirmed, and is merely a speculation based on the other facts presented. It is the author's opinion that Gardasil may be related, but readers are encouraged to develop their own hypothesis, since...|
|1/9/2012 - Depression lowers the spirits and drowns the eyes in sorrow, though tears aren't the only reason why depressed people sometimes can't see straight. Depression also caves in the chest, slumps the shoulders, and inhibits full breathing, usually forcing unhappy people to try to catch their breath by frequent...|
|12/3/2011 - A recent uptick in adverse event reports has prompted the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a fresh warning to pet owners about the potential toxicity of certain pet treats imported from China. MSNBC reports that at least 70 dogs so far this year have been sickened or killed by chicken...|
|11/10/2011 - Psychiatry has gone from talk therapy to writing a prescription for drugs. This has increased the profits of Big Pharma, attracted patients looking for magic fixes, and has legitimized psychiatry as a medical science. But is it really medical science? There is more mental illness now than ever, much...|
|11/9/2011 - In Part I we discussed how some of the energy of a moving car is transferred to the persons in the vehicle after a crash. Thus, we can conceptualize whiplash, for example, as more than just physical trauma since it also manifests as a result of energy becoming locked, so to speak, in the neck muscles...|
|10/3/2011 - Mainstream medicine tends to balk at the suggestion that there may be subtler energetic forces at play in disease processes, as if this notion was some sort of science fiction fantasy. However, if the laws of physics determine all chemical and, therefore, all biological processes, then the answers that...|
|8/5/2011 - Raw milk is inherently dangerous, and the only way to make it safe for human consumption is to pasteurize it -- this popular mantra, in one form or another, is one that you may have heard someone say in response to the idea of drinking unpasteurized milk. And while many people still cling to this belief...|
|7/4/2011 - While city living offers many amenities and advantages not found in rural living, it might have a downside in the area of mental health. City dwellers generally are more stressed and are at a higher risk of developing mental illness than their rural counterparts. Although scientists have been aware...|
|5/31/2011 - As the radioactive fallout from Japan has officially reached the level of Chernobyl's catastrophe and encroached onto the U.S. and Canada, the EPA, for the lack of a drug to recommend, has been playing the role of psychotherapist - "you are OK, we are OK, don't worry." Even better, the psychotherapeutic...|
|5/13/2011 - The key to real health is not simply avoiding disease and getting by, but also equipping the body so that it can function with true vigor and vibrancy. In the new educational course, "Cultivating Vibrance: Understanding the Body, Illness, and Prevention," Dr. Aumatma Shah, ND, MS, explains in simple...|
|3/4/2011 - Twenty percent of U.S. adults - 45 million people - suffered from mental illness in 2009, according to a report by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The figure marks a slight increase over the 2008 figure of 19.5 percent.
The highest rates of mental illness...|
|2/23/2011 - A recent raw cheese study put out by product liability firm Marler Clark has generated a stir in the mainstream media. According to the report, documented cases of foodborne illness due to raw cheese consumption have risen in recent years, which has prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...|
|2/7/2011 - The U.K. National Health Service (NHS) has decided to turn its health care system into a giant game where doctors who recruit the most new mental patients win cash prizes. The equivalent of over $243 million is set to be divied out based on which general practitioners (GP) garner the most new business...|
|1/11/2011 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|12/28/2010 - The recently-passed Food Safety Modernization Act, which was passed in order to prevent food-borne illness deaths in the USA, will cost $1.4 billion over the first five years. But nobody thinks about the economics of the issue. How many people are we going to save by spending this $1.4 billion, even...|
|7/10/2010 - During outbreaks of influenza, including the past H1N1 epidemic, it is the Standard of Care for doctors to perform a nasal swab to diagnose the flu. A swab, similar to an everyday cotton swab, is inserted into the nasal cavity for a sample and sent to a laboratory. If the swab comes back positive, then...|
|4/27/2010 - Two out of every three store-bought chickens may be contaminated with bacteria that commonly cause human illness, according to a study conducted by the Consumers Union.
"Consumers still need to be very careful in handling chicken, which is routinely contaminated with disease-causing bacteria," said...|
|2/18/2010 - NaturalNews has already reported on the amazing array of health advantages linked to a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids, a "healthy" fat found in certain foods such as salmon and walnuts. For example, researchers have documented that omega-3s can help prevent heart arrhythmias and treat depression (http://www.naturalnews.com/027285_omega-3_depression_fatty_acids.html)....|
|2/2/2010 - An important new study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry reveals that fish oil supplements beat mental illness. The study involved 81 people deemed to be at high risk for psychosis. The randomized, placebo-controlled study provided fish oil supplements to half the study subjects for just...|
|9/2/2009 - Unemployment is high and retirement accounts have virtually disappeared for many folks in the wake of the current recession. Housing prices have plummeted, too. So it comes as no surprise that data just released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts shows the total number of U.S. bankruptcies...|
|7/31/2009 - This is part three of a four-part investigative article series by award-winning journalist Evelyn Pringle. Read part one (http://www.naturalnews.com/026634_drugs_suicide_adhd.html) or part two here (http://www.naturalnews.com/026707_health_disease_depression.html).
In an article titled, "Disorders...|
|7/28/2009 - Schizophrenia is a scary and difficult chronic mental illness- both for the person AND for their family who all have to live with the diagnosis. In most cases, antipsychotic medications need to be taken forever to control the disturbing symptoms. But rarely is anyone told that these medications not...|
|7/23/2009 - Unemployment is high and retirement accounts have virtually disappeared for many folks in the wake of the current recession. Housing prices have plummeted, too. So it comes as no surprise that data just released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts shows the total number of U.S. bankruptcies...|
|3/19/2009 - The health-conscious community is rightly concerned over the pending passage of HR 875, the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009, which hammers small family farms with a whole new level of tyranny and oppression. The proposed law is chock full of ominous-sounding text that would allow government authorities...|
|2/11/2009 - What follows is a collection of quotations from naturopathic physicians, health authors, researchers and doctors on the dangers of vaccines. I assembled these quotes from a private library of health books and published them here to make this entire collection public.
Here, you'll learn how vaccines...|
|1/27/2009 - For over 6000 years, man looked first to nature to heal illness and maintain wellness. As a result of a deliberate and often sinister plan, the past century and a half has seen curing illness with nature replaced with managing sickness and treating the symptoms of illness in a system that places profits...|
|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...|
|5/22/2008 - Free radicals are deadly chemicals formed in your body when stress, illness, or injury causes ischemia or diminished blood supply to tissues. Insidious as excessive eating that squeezes capillaries or as gross as a severed artery, ischemia is scalar as to amount of involvement but the path to cell death...|
|4/23/2008 - In the past twenty years, thanks to modern technology, researchers have been able to scientifically prove that we have definite and distinct, physical responses to our emotions. There are currently thousands of books relating to stress and the toll it takes on the human body and psyche. The following...|
|3/10/2008 - Western medicine treats the body as a collection of parts instead of as a synergistic organism. When it comes to treating broken bones and injured body parts, mainstream Western medicine is unequaled. When this same approach is used to treat illness and disease - fixing or repairing the parts where...|
|12/14/2007 - Vaccination no longer makes any sense. Or did it ever? The much-acclaimed benefits of the latest vaccine against Hib meningitis also seem to be unfounded. In a pro-vaccine study published in 1993 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the children in the control group who didn't receive...|
|10/6/2006 - For hikers, campers and others who enjoy the outdoors, summer can bring concerns about tick bites and related illnesses such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Researchers are investigating the role that antioxidants -- alpha-lipoic acid and potentially others like green tea and vitamins C and E, for...|
|8/31/2006 - Changes in diet over the past 50 years appear to be an important factor behind a significant rise in mental ill health in the UK, say two reports published today.
The Mental Health Foundation says scientific studies have clearly linked attention deficit disorder, depression, Alzheimer’s disease...|
|7/6/2006 - Staggering variations in how hospitals care for chronically-ill elderly patients indicate serious problems with quality of care and point toward unnecessary spending by Medicare. Lower utilization of acute-care hospitals and physician visits could actually lead to better results for patients and prolong...|
|2/21/2006 - In an Oct. 17, 2005 meeting, Director Charles Currie announced that the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) no longer endorses the Texas Medication Algorithm Project (TMAP). Upon hearing this news, the Government Accountability Project and numerous other watchdog groups...|
|10/24/2005 - It happens to everyone, sometimes multiple times a year. That's why it's called the common cold, right? But while we're all familiar with the common cold, we may only know of one or two ways to fight it, which usually involve some sort of over-the-counter medication, or the folk remedy, a bowl of chicken...|
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|8/27/2005 - The following is a Street Spirit interview with Robert Whitaker, author of Mad In America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill. It is reprinted here with permission from the Street Spirit in Oakland, California. The interview is conducted by Terry Messman, editor...|
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