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Gulf of Mexico oil platformsGulf Oil Spill Update: Hope for the best, be prepared for the worst Sea floor could erupt at any time, causing massive loss of life and major tsunami never before witnessed in modern history.

Ancient Healing Remedies Reintroduced Learn how many Ancient Native Americans survived and we can regain our health. Read more...

Drilling for Oil Destroys Environment “Fracing”, plain and simple, is the main reason drilling is one of the worst possible things we can do to our environment. Read more.

Defending Your Health vs Defending Your Life - Siri Khalsa - How I cleared a dangerous tumor without surgery and drugs.

Swine Flu Truths & Facts Lots of new information is coming out daily about inhumane factory farm lots, where conditions are beyond squalor. Read more...

Swine Flu VirusSwine Flu and Vaccine Programs Find out the truth - hidden agendas behind this newest pandemic, and its ramifications.

Excitotoxins are a Danger to Life

Do your part to get true Health Care Reform

Wellness Mind - Body - Spirit by Elizabeth Lawton

Balance: Mind-Body-Spirit This understanding is the essential foundation to health, happiness and prosperity. By Elizabeth N. Lawton, HHC

Autism, MMR3 Mercury Contamination , and the The Lancet Retraction of Dr. Wakefield Research No Parent Ever Complained to the UK's General Medical Council / Dr. Dennis Knicely / Feb. 15, 2010 / Healing News / Looking at all the evidence it becomes more and more obvious how the medical profession and vaccine manufacturers are in a direct conspiracy to infect the public with even more vaccines! Read more...

 

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Archive Postings - July, 2010

EDITOR'S NOTE: As we keep going there will be links to numerous pages featuring all the ways found to work in healing numerous ailments.

We are keeping a relatively open mind, looking at every alternative available to the extreme procedures using dangerous drugs, chemo / chemicals, and surgeries. Please feel free to contact us if you feel your input could help in any way. Thanks - The Editor

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that exposure to Evamist, a spray used to control hot flashes during menopause, may be associated with early puberty and early breast development in young children. (MIXA/Getty Images)Evamist Menopause Spray May Harm Children and Pets: FDA / KIM CAROLLO, ABC News / July 30, 2010 / The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that exposure to Evamist, a spray used to control hot flashes during menopause, may be associated with early puberty and early breast development in young children. Read more...

Lamb's quarters are a great nutritional weed and taste good, too. Linda Diane Feldt | ContributorWildcrafting: the humble plant called lamb’s quarters and goosefoot / Linda Diane Feldt / 07-28-2010 / AnnArbor / The leaves are used as food, especially the new shoots. Both raw and cooked they are tasty on their own or mixed with other greens. The tiny black seeds can also be painstakingly harvested, winnowed and cooked as a grain or ground for flour. You can also use the seeds whole in breads and other baked products. Read more...

When you announce that you’re a ‘vegan’, those who are unfamiliar with the term or even afraid to ask what it really means are prone to allowing their imaginations to get the best of them.  Web Series Serving Up Satirical Side Of Vegan Lifestyle (VIDEO) / Elizah Leigh / 07-29-2010 / Ecorazzi / When it finally occurs to them that leading a vegan lifestyle actually entails eschewing all animal-derived products (whether for food, fashion, general consumer goods or entertainment), their reactions run the gamut from ‘Frickin’ tree hugger!,’ ‘Hmm, that must be hard…,’ and ‘Extremist!’ to ‘How could you possibly live without bacon?’ Read more...

For the purposes of this site especially, we’re excited to have some confirmation that the opening festivities will take place at Grasmere Farm — a 525-acre estate featuring two “magnificent Edwardian” 300-year-old stone barns. Chelsea Clinton’s Very Vegan Rehearsal Dinner A 525-acre farm awaits the family and wedding party on eve of the big day. — Michael d'Estries / 07-29-2010 / Ecorazzi / While most of the media’s attention has been focused on Chelsea Clinton’s wedding this Saturday, her rehearsal dinner on the eve of the big day is shaping up to be something worth mentioning as well. Read more...

"More bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions," reports AP Medical Writer Mike Stobbe.Mouth-To-Mouth Resuscitation Unnecessary, Studies Claim / 29 July 2010 / redOrbit / The findings come at a time when less emphasis is being placed on mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing, which people often regard as unsanitary anyway, and more emphasis is focusing on properly pressing on the chest at a rate of 100 times a minute." Read more...

Reishi mushroomReishi healing / BHOLANATH JHA / July 28, 2010 / The Hindu / You can prevent a variety of ailments by making reishi mushroom, an Asian mushroom with incredible health benefits, part of your diet. Called Ling Zhi in China, the reishi mushroom has been an important medicinal plant for Asians for millennia. Read more...

Journal Writing Benefits: Reduce Stress, Solve Problems and Start Healing / July 28, 2010 / Carol Whyte / Associated Content / Journal writing puts into order the seemingly hundreds of scattered, disorganized and intermittent thoughts in your mind. Read more...

Humans Banned From Caves in Effort to Protect Bats / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS / July 28, 2010 / NYTimes / Thousands of caves and abandoned mines on federal land in five states will be off limits to explorers for the next year to prevent humans from spreading a disease that kills bats. Read more...

Recipe for Longevity: No Smoking, and Lots of Friends / Laura Blue / Jul. 28, 2010 / Time / Researchers at Brigham Young University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pooled data from 148 studies on health outcomes and social relationships — every research paper on the topic they could find, involving more than 300,000 men and women across the developed world — and found that those with poor social connections had on average 50% higher odds of death in the study's follow-up period (an average of 7.5 years) than people with more robust social ties. Read more...

Photo: jagubal, flickr creative commons In the South American jungles, ayahuasca is used in religious ceremonies to induce visions and also as a remedy to cure illness.Potent Jungle Vine Brew Has Potential to Treat Addiction / Erika Celeste | Iquitos, Peru / 23 March 2010 / VOANews / New research suggests ayahuasca, a jungle vine found in the Peruvian rainforest, can have a powerful effect on the human central nervous system when brewed with other plants. Researchers say one of ayahuasca's most promising uses could be in treating drug and alcohol addiction. Read more...

By Tom Hanson, AP Laboratory tests found high levels of the estrogen-like chemical bisphenol A on 40% of cash register receipts from major U.S. businesses, the Environmental Working Group today reports.Chemical BPA found on cash register receipts / Jul 27, 2010 / USAToday / BPA, a plastic hardener linked to breast cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other health problems, reacts with dye to form black print on receipts handled by millions of Americans every day. Read more...

Many men with low-risk prostate cancer get aggressive treatment, particularly if it was detected during PSA screening , increasing the risk of serious side effects, U.S. researchers said on Monday. (Getty Images)Prostate Cancer Screening Can Lead to Overtreatment / NANCY WALSH / MedPage Today - ABCNews / July 26, 2010 / Many men being treated aggressively for low-grade prostate cancer -- particularly if it was detected during prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening -- are unlikely to benefit from the intervention, a new study suggests. Read more...

Medical Devices Linked to 70,000 ER Visits / Rachel Stockton / 07-26-2010 ? FoodConsumer / Although children and adults often have the same illnesses and procedures performed on them, medical devices are lacking when it comes to adjusting for size, anatomy and overall physiology. Read more...

FILE - This Sept. 15, 2009 file photo shows marijuana plants in Seattle. Patients treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics will be able to use medical marijuana in the 14 states where it's legal, according to new federal guidelines. The directive from the Veterans Affairs Department in the coming week is intended to clarify current policy that says veterans can be denied pain medication if they use illegal drugs. Veterans groups have complained for years that this could bar veterans from VA benefits if they were caught using medical marijuana. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) (Ted S. Warren - AP)Medical marijuana to be OK in some VA clinics / HOPE YEN / Associated Press / July 25, 2010 / WASHINGTON -- Patients treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics will be able to use medical marijuana in the 14 states where it's legal, according to new federal guidelines. Read more...

CDC Confirms Danger in Airborne Fungal Infection / By John Gever, Senior Editor, MedPage Today Published: July 24, 2010 / A report and accompanying editorial in the July 23 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report called on physicians to "consider C. gattii as a possible etiology of infection when treating patients (particularly those who are HIV negative) who have signs and symptoms of cryptococcal infection." Read more...

EPA Whistleblower Accuses Agency of Covering Up Effects of Dispersant in BP Oil Spill Cleanup / July 25, 2010 / With BP having poured nearly two million gallons of the dispersant known as Corexit into the Gulf of Mexico, many lawmakers and advocacy groups say the Obama administration is not being candid about the lethal effects of dispersants. Online video short...

Cancer rate in Fallujah worse than Hiroshima / Tom Eley / 23 July 2010 / World Socialist / According to the authors of a new study, “Cancer, Infant Mortality and Birth Sex-Ratio in Fallujah, Iraq 2005–2009,” the people of Fallujah are experiencing higher rates of cancer, leukemia, infant mortality, and sexual mutations than those recorded among survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the years after those Japanese cities were incinerated by US atomic bomb strikes in 1945. Read more...

Coal fires in the Powder River Basin of northeast Wyoming, along the Tongue River north of the town of Sheridan Ed Heffern / BLM Wyoming Deep Underground, Miles of Hidden Wildfires Rage /Dan Cray / Jul. 23, 2010 / Time / A surprising number of us live close to them. According to a review by the Department of Interior's Office of Surface Mining Enforcement and Reclamation, more than 100 fires are burning beneath nine states, most of them in Colorado, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Utah and West Virginia. Read more...

Researchers have claimed that forests can reduce stress, improve moods, reduce anger and aggressiveness and increase overall happiness.Forests really do have healing touch / July 24, 2010 / DNA / Washington, DC: The next time someone says "hug a tree", go ahead and do it, as forests - and other natural, green settings - certainly have some healing effects on health and mind. Read more...

Sitting is something that we all love to do, especially during our leisure time but in future you might want to find some form of physical activity to do instead.Sitting During Leisure Time Can Kill You / July 24, 2010 / dBTechno / They found that those who reported sitting for more than six hours a day were more likely to die within a 14 year follow up period than those who reported staying active in their free time. Read more...

Blueberries fight disease on multiple levels, and are an underused tool of naturally good health.The Benefits of Blueberries Are More Than Just Antioxidants / Buzz Team / 23 July 2010 / Cranberry juice, as long as it isn’t doused with sugar, really works against common urinary tract infections. The problem is that it sometimes works a little too well. Read more...

F.D.A. Panel Opposes Plan to Tighten Use of Painkillers / BARRY MEIER / July 23, 2010 / NYTimes / Most panel members voted against the proposal because it did not contain a requirement that doctors undergo training in the appropriate use of such F.D.A. Panel Opposes Plan to Tighten Use of Painkillers Read more...

Healing the planet starts with healing yourself first / Examiner / Kris Cahill / Many people like to see themselves as being conscious and thoughtful of others. They ask questions like this: “I want to make a difference and heal the planet. To help others. What are my responsibilities on this planet?” Read more...

The Longer You Sit, the Shorter Your Life Span: Study Effect was seen even when researchers factored out obesity, exercise / Amanda Gardner / HealthDay / July 22, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- The more Americans engage in one of their favorite pastimes -- sitting around -- the shorter their average life span, a new study suggests. Read more...

Zinc sprays dull sense of smell in some users / NEW YORK | Jul 21, 2010 (Reuters Health) - Homeopathic zinc nasal sprays don't fight colds, and they probably cause some people to lose their sense of smell, the authors of a new analysis conclude. Read more...

Household cleaning products linked to breast cancer / 21/07/2010 / admin / A new study in the July 20, 2010 issue of Environmental Health suggests that exposure to household cleaning products and air fresheners may increase risk of breast cancer. Read more...

Bill targets hazardous ingredients in cosmetics / ELLEN GABLER AND SAM ROE / Chicago Tribune / July 21, 2010 / The call for testing of cosmetics - from shampoo to lipstick to deodorant - was sparked by a Chicago Tribune investigation in May that found some skin-lightening creams contained extremely high amounts of mercury, a toxic metal banned in those products. Read more...

FDA panel says Avastin should not be marketed for breast cancer treatment / Thomas H. Maugh II / Los Angeles Times / 2010.07.20 / A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee Tuesday recommended that the agency withdraw its marketing approval of the blockbuster cancer drug Avastin for treating breast cancer, concluding that new trials showed no apparent benefit from the drug. Read more...

High Heels Reshape Leg Muscles, Create Pain When Not Worn / Rachael Rettner / LiveScience / 15 July 2010 / While this set-up doesn't pose problems when the heel is propped up, it can lead to discomfort when standing or walking around flat-footed because the muscle and tendon are stretched beyond their normal range of movement... Read more...

In a new White House study, a 400 percent jump in substance abuse treatment admissions for prescription pain relievers between 1998 and 2008. Photo Illustration/NewscomPrescription drug abuse surged 400 percent in past decade / Gloria Goodale / July 15, 2010 / CSMonitor / Los Angeles - Prescription drug abuse is not just on the rise – it has become a national crisis, according to a just-released White House study detailing a 400 percent increase in substance abuse treatment admissions for prescription pain relievers between 1998 and 2008. Read more...

How Legal Pot Could Harm the Cartels / M. Schneiderman / July 17, 2010 / Newsweek / So far, no modern country has ever legalized marijuana production—not even the Netherlands. Yet with heavy drug-related violence plaguing the U.S.-Mexican border, some analysts and policymakers now say that America should legalize weed in order to reduce the power of Mexico’s drug cartels. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Making hemp / marijuana legal, as well as all natural and medicinal herbs, would free up law enforcement funding to counter effects of the really dangerous chemicals and drugs that kill and injure many more innocent victims than any herbal remedies. It only makes sense. Doing this would also boost the economy, as it would restrict the bleeding of needed funds to the Mexican Cartels as well as allowing expansion of hemp products known to be healthy and durable.

My best friend from childhood was raised completely vegetarian, so I was exposed at a young age to the concept of vegetarianism.A Diabetic Vegan: An Interview With Adrian Kiger / A Sweet Life Staff | July 15, 2010 / You have to be ready to make a change, it cannot be forced on you if you are to succeed with a rather drastic lifestyle adjustment. I was confident that trying veganism would help me focus in on a very specific way of eating which would serve me and my diabetes. Read more...

Choose vegan as school lunch option / July 17, 2010 / Sun Sentinel / As a dietitian who works with many school food service directors, I'm impressed that about 16,000 Broward County students a day choose healthy vegan lunch options... - Kathryn Strong, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, DC Read more...

Earlier this year, Ecorazzi reported that Mike Tyson had gone vegan; 8 months later, we’re proud to say he’s still going strong. Mike Tyson A Totally Committed Vegan, Won’t “Cheat” For Favorite Foods — Michael Parrish DuDell / 07-17-2010 / Ecorazzi / “I ate, like, the tiniest piece of meat, and I woke up violently sick,” said Tyson. “It was vicious pain. I was throwing up. And I realized meat’s become a poison for me now.” Read more...

Mosquitoes with the virus have been found in every borough except Manhattan.DOH: High Number Of City Mosquitoes Have West Nile Virus / NY1 News / 07-17-2010 / The city Department of Health says it has found an unusually high number of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus this season, but no human cases have been detected yet. Read more...

Drug treatment centers are seeing a huge increase in clients…not for heroin or cocaine, but for simple pain killers.Drug Abuse...It's Not What You Think / Roger Gray - Anchor/Reporter Friday, July 16, 2010 - 9:10pm When we think about drug abuse, it’s the familiar street drugs that come to mind. But a new study shows, they are being overtaken by a high you find in that common brown bottle with your doctor’s name on it. Read more...

Another Johnson & Johnson drug plant gets flagged / Parija Kavilanz / July 16, 2010 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Johnson & Johnson, already under fire from the government over deplorable conditions at a Pennsylvania plant that makes children's pain and cold drugs, is now being cited for problems at another one of its drugmaking plants in the state. Read more...

State steps up fight against illegal prescription drug abuse / Jul 16, 2010 / The Community News / This is a phenomenon whereby addicts receive multiple prescriptions for the same drug from many different doctors for personal or commercial use. Read more...

BUSTED: Federal Agents Crack Medicare Fraud Operations in 5 Cities JACK CLOHERTY and LISA JONES / July 16, 2010 / ABCNews / Federal agents swept down on alleged Medicare fraud operations in five cities this morning , charging 94 people with submitting more than $251 million in false claims to the government. Agents executed search warrants and made arrests in Miami ; Baton Rouge, La.; Brooklyn, N.Y.; Detroit and Houston. Read more...

Foods Rich in E Support Aging Brain / NaturalProductsMarketplace / ROTTERDAM, Netherlands—Consumers looking to protect their brain in old age would do well to ensure they’re meeting the RDA for vitamin E, suggests a new study out of The Netherlands. Follow-up work from The Rotterdam Study found adults with baseline consumption of vitamin E in the highest third—around 18 mg/d—had a quarter of the chance of having dementia and/or Alzheimer’s a decade later (Arch Neurol. 2001;67(7):819-25. DOI: 10.1001/archneurol.2010.144). Read more...

U.S. groups target 20 possible causes of cancer / Maggie Fox / WASHINGTON | Jul 15, 2010 / The group published a report with the backing of international experts who said the 20 potential causes they identified had fairly good evidence that they may be a danger and deserved more follow-up. Read more...

Lettuce recalled for possible E. coli Fresh Express says certain Romaine salad products may be contaminated / msnbc / 7/15/2010 / The salad products were distributed in California, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, Washington and Nevada, according to a report by NBC affiliate KARK in Little Rock, Ark. Read more...

F.D.A. Panel Votes Against Obesity Drug / ANDREW POLLACK / July 15, 2010 / NYTimes / A federal advisory committee voted narrowly against endorsing a drug vying to become the first new prescription medicine for obesity in more than a decade, signaling heightened concerns for possible health risks associated with a new generation of diet pills. Read more...

White House Unveils Free Preventative Services / JANET ADAMY / JULY 15, 2010 / Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—Treatments for the prevention of alcohol abuse, depression and obesity are among the services that will be free to consumers with new insurance plans starting in September. Read more...

The Most Important Day of Your Life: Are You Ready?A Preview of The Most Important Day of Your Life: Are You Ready? / Maria Dancing Heart Hoaglund / 07-14-2010 / HealingNews / In Buddhist thought, the day you die is considered the most important day of your life. The moment of your death is the culmination of your entire life; and you want to be at the highest vibration possible in that moment so that you can move on to the highest vibration possible on the other side. Read more...

F.D.A. Panel Votes to Restrict Avandia / GARDINER HARRIS / July 14, 2010 / NYTimes / The 33-member advisory committee was deeply divided. Twelve voted to remove Avandia from the market altogether; 10 for continued sale but with new label revisions and possible restrictions; 7 to add more warnings and 3 for no change at all. But the votes can also be viewed as a decision by a majority, 21, to continue allowing sales of Avandia, with more restrictions. A final decision will be made by the F.D.A. at a later date. Read more...

AFP/File – An obese man waits at a bus stop in 2006. Losing a lot of weight at once is the best way to permanently …Rapid weight loss best way to slim down: studies / Igor Gedilaghine – Jul 14, 2010 / STOCKHOLM (AFP) – Losing a lot of weight at once is the best way to permanently slim down, studies presented at Stockholm's International Congress on Obesity showed, going against accepted wisdom even among doctors. Read more...

California Condors Learn Wild Ways from Older Birds / MATT KETTMANN / SANTA BARBARA – Jul 12, 2010 / Time / What they've just seen is further confirmation that a major step in saving the severely endangered species may be the birds teaching themselves how to survive. Read more...

Study: Many docs don't blow whistle on colleagues / CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP – Tue Jul 13, 2010 / A new survey finds that many American physicians fail to report troubled colleagues to authorities, believing that someone else will take care of it, that nothing will happen if they act or that they could be targeted for retribution. Read more...

Nestle, supplement co. settle federal ad cases / SARAH SKIDMORE (AP) – 07-14-2010 PORTLAND, Ore. "Nestle's claims that its probiotic product would prevent kids from getting sick or missing school just didn't stand up to scrutiny," said David Vladeck, director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection. Read more...

Chemotherapy drugs are extremely toxic to the human body, and they are readily absorbed through the skin. Pharmacists give themselves cancer from dispensing toxic chemotherapy chemicals / July 13, 2010 / Mike Adams / NaturalNews - HealingNews / One of the side effects of chemotherapy is, ironically, cancer. The cancer doctors don't say much about it, but it's printed right on the chemo drug warning labels (in small print, of course). Read more...

Hospital infection deaths caused by ignorance and neglect, survey finds / N.C. Aizenman / Washington Post / July 13, 2010 / An estimated 80,000 patients per year develop catheter-related bloodstream infections, or CRBSIs -- which can occur when tubes that are inserted into a vein to monitor blood flow or deliver medication and nutrients are improperly prepared or left in longer than necessary. Read more...

Health officials recommend coughing into a tissue or your elbow, yet one in four fail to cover their mouths at all  -sneeze.html#ixzz0tZeE0200One in four people don't cover their mouths when they cough or sneeze / CLAIRE BATES / 13th July 2010 / Daily Mail UK / Health campaigners recommend those with the sniffles should stem outbursts with either a tissue or the crook of their elbow, but the study revealed only five per cent follow this advice. Read more...

More damning evidence against GSK and FDA on rosiglitazone / July 13, 2010 | Sue Hughes / TheHeart / Washington DC - Further evidence has come to light suggesting that GlaxoSmithKline knew about an increased cardiac risk with the diabetes drug rosiglitazone (Avandia) as early as 2001 but withheld the data and that certain officials at the FDA conspired with the company to minimize the impact of later safety results. Read more...

Diabetes Drug Maker Hid Test Data on Risks, Files Indicate / GARDINER HARRIS / July 12, 2010 / NYTimes / ...the latest documents demonstrate that the company had data hinting at Avandia’s extensive heart problems almost as soon as the drug was introduced in 1999, and sought intensively to keep those risks from becoming public. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: GlaxoSmithKlein is the same drug company behind propagation of numerous vaccines, including MMR [measles, mumps and rubella], and paid off ex CEO of Lancet publication to retract truthful research by Dr. Wakefield tying this vaccine directly to Autism in Children. When will the general public wake up to the truth?

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Sleep Apnea Could Raise Heart Risks for Older Men From middle age to age 70, the sleep-time breathing disorder could pose a hazard, study suggests / Ellin Holohan / July 12, 2010 / HealthDay - BusinessWeek / "The key here is that there is a lot of undiagnosed sleep apnea, and that, at least in men, it is associated with the development of coronary heart disease and heart failure..." Read more...

Letting nature heal, and curing the whole planet / July 12, 2010 - Dr. Dennis Godby / Rocklin & Roseville Today / Our bodies have such a powerful, innate instinct for self-healing. Its instinct is to heal itself! Read more...

Food scientists speculate that salsa and guacamole are prepared in large quantities and might not always be refrigerated properly, allowing bacteria to grow.Salsa, guacamole causing more disease outbreaks / BLYTHE BERNHARD • July 12, 2010 / STLToday / The rate of disease outbreaks linked to contaminated salsa or guacamole has more than doubled in the last decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: During preparation of guacamole, sometimes brown / dark parts of avocados end up in the mix. These rotten parts are crawling with potentially dangerous microorganisms. Classic example: When in Maui, HI I could see the "creepy crawlers" in this brown part. Avocados spoil fast, so be careful with this nutrient rich food. If salsa tastes the least bit fermented, throw it out.

The turtle that is on display at the United Nations in New York City.What started as art healing project lands on display at U.N. museum Turtle mural will be there for rest of July / Melanie Vanderveer / Pocono Record / July 12, 2010 / In November 2008, the internationally renowned artist Marietta Dantonio-Fryer, whose work has been exhibited in museums around the world and also at the United Nations, offered her services to the center to create a turtle-shaped mural project. Read more...

Worm Composting Creates Organic Fertilizer for Your Garden, Lawn & House Plants / July 11, 2010 / Worm composting, also called vermicomposting, is one of the easiest methods for reusing fruit and vegetable scraps from your kitchen and yard. Online video short...

 

West Nile spraying angers San Jose residents / Associated Press - MercuryNews / 07/12/2010 / SAN JOSE, Calif.—Some west San Jose residents are unhappy over Tuesday evening's planned chemical spraying over their neighborhood to curb spread of the West Nile virus. Read more...

By Axel Heimken, AP  Lady Gaga's big-eyed look in certain scenes of her "Bad Romance" video (not shown above) has inspired some young people to get contact lenses to mimic the effect.Lady Gaga-inspired lens fad draws eye doctors' warning / E.J. Mundell / HealthDay - USA TODAY / Cosmetic contact lenses that give wearers an exaggerated "doe-eyed" look are "an emerging and potentially dangerous trend among teenagers and young adults," the American Academy of Ophthalmology warned in a statement released Tuesday. Read more...

PETA Offers Wyoming Governor Hard Cash in Return for Placing Pro-Vegan Sign in Grand Teton National Park / Michael Lyubinsky / July 11, 2010 / HealingNews / Cheyenne, Wyo. -- PETA sent a letter to Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal with a proposal that should make him--and taxpayers--smile: PETA has offered to rent land in Grand Teton National Park to help the governor increase the financial returns on two square miles that are currently being used for cattle grazing. Read more...

Most people go to the Dead Sea to float on the water to cure themselves of chronic skin diseases, although the benefits also extend to other health problems, like many types of arthritis, as well. – APHealing at the Dead Sea / DR AMIR FARID ISAHAK / July 11, 2010 / TheStar / The Dead Sea region is the lowest place on earth, at over 400 metres below sea level. It is a place renowned for the healing properties of its water. Read more...

KRISTEN MULLEN / THE SUNDAY VOICE Integrated Health Resources president Mark Vukovich, right, has planned a six-week program on stress reduction. At left is marketing director Michele Vukovich.Self-healing at center of therapeutic program / BOB KALINOWSKI / July 11, 2010 / CitizensVoice / Vukovich, president of Wyoming-based Integrated Health Resources, believes the current treatment model in health care is too heavily focused on medicating people rather than treating problems with holistic approaches such as meditation, breathing exercises and physical activities. Read more...

Coming health care changes you may not know about / MARY AGNES CAREY AND ANDREW VILLEGAS / Jul. 11, 2010 / Kaiser Health News / WASHINGTON -- Several little-known provisions of the new health-care overhaul law take effect in coming months that could have a lasting impact on the nation's health-care system. Read more...

Scientists Criticize Study on Genetics of Old Age / NICHOLAS WADE / July 8, 2010 / NYTimes / A study on the genetics of centenarians that was published last week in Science, a leading scientific journal, has come under criticism from geneticists who say it has obvious weaknesses, is probably incorrect and should not have been published in a premier journal. Read more...

AP – FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2009, file photo President Barack Obama with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric …Obama: More post-traumatic stress help for vets / JULIE PACE / Associated Press / 07-10-2010 WASHINGTON – The government is taking what President Barack Obama calls "a long overdue step" to aid veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, making it easier for them receive federal benefits. Read more...

Why You Should Become Vegetarian/Vegan / July 09, 2010 / A.E. Frost / Associated Content / It's healthier. Animal meat contains a lot of protein, it's true, but it also contains quite a lot of fat. Vegans have been shown to be one-ninth as likely to be obese as meat eaters. Read more...

Fattiest Restaurant Words to Avoid / Joy Bauer, M.S., R.D., C.D.N. Jul 06, 2010 / Decoding restaurant menu descriptions in search of healthier fare can require some serious detective skills. Here's a helpful glossary of words to steer clear of when you're trying to avoid heavy, high-cal dishes while dining out. Read more...

NATURAL HEALTH: Are you suffering from fake food poisoning? / Catherine Stack / July 5, 2010 / Niagara Gazette / Many suffer needlessly from allergies, headaches and joint pain from toxic food. A quick and inexpensive cure that doesn’t require medications or expensive testing would be the eliminating the aggravating factors. Read more...

The Science Behind “Brainberries” The Age-Defying Power of Antioxidants – Part One / Ian Robinson - 07/06/2010 / Total Health Breakthroughs / The blueberry group performed best on the coordination tests. This group also showed improved neuron functioning. His research led him to nickname blueberries “brainberries.” He has since released several other studies on the subject. Read more...

Weight Loss Product Adulteration / 07-08-2010 / WASHINGTON—FDA has issued a warning on Que She brand herbal weight-loss product, which is sold as a supplement but actually contains unlabeled drug ingredients that may negatively affect cardiovascular health. Advertised as a “Slimming Factor Capsule” and as an all-natural Chinese herbal blend, the product is sold via the internet and some retail locations. Read more...

“Tai Chi and Qigong have many health benefits and therefore should be considered a high priority when one is selecting an exercise to practice.”Practice Tai Chi, Qigong to boost health, say researchers / Neha Jindal - July 3, 2010 / themedguru / Researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) College of Nursing and Health Care Innovation, U.S., stated that tai chi chuan and qigong are accurately known as the exercises for body and mind as practicing them offers various physical and mental health benefits. Read more...

Turns out the potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C in bananas is also retained in its peel and is useful for a variety of applications.Living well: Bananas for beauty and healing / Examiner / Melissa Murphy / Bananas are not only a healthy nutritious snack but they have many beauty applications as well as ingredients that have proved to be healing and soothing in a number of skin conditions. Read more...

Author's daughter on the potty at 15 months.Elimination communication can lead to fewer diapers in landfills / Examiner / Jennifer Mueller / In practice, elimination communication can range from parenting completely diaper-free to simply offering babies a potty break when it's fits into a family's routine, such as at diaper changes and upon waking, while depending on diapers the rest of the time. Read more...

Most people find a walk in the woods relaxing, but apparently this practice not only quiets the mind, but stimulates the physical relaxation response and our immune systems.Nature's Healing Effects on Your Body & Your Mind / Jennifer Edwards / July 9, 2010 / HuffingtonPost / Bottom line: go outside, enjoy plants and trees, and feel better - mentally, physically, and emotionally. Read more...

Singing Brings Healing To Stroke-Damaged Brain / Jody Smith / July 9, 2010 / EmpowHER / "Music has been used as a form of therapy for stroke patients since the discovery that damage to the brain's speech centers did not affect the ability to sing." Read more...

A Decade Later, West Nile No Longer Seen as Threat It Once Was / SCOTT McCAFFREY / Friday, July 9, 2010 / SunGazette / With just five West Nile cases in humans last year across all of Virginia, and similar declines nationwide, the health community’s concern about the potential threat of West Nile has been ratcheted down a notch. Read more...

The meaning of healing / THEMBE SACHIKONYE - Jul 09 2010 / Newsday Zimbabwe / The sticking point in discussions on healing and reconciliation often comes about because for many people the meaning of healing is inextricably tied to the return of what rightfully belonged to them or to their forefathers. Read more...

Gulf of Mexico oil platformsGulf Oil Spill Update: Hope for the best, be prepared for the worst Sea floor could erupt at any time, causing massive loss of life and major tsunami never before witnessed in modern history. / Dennis Knicely, Editor for the Healing News Network / updated 07-08-2010 / A belief that oil is not a fossil fuel at all, but was formed deep in the Earth's crust from inorganic materials would change the way we approach this vital natural resource, and indicate that drilling the way it's done is inflicting severe harm on our Mother Earth. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: I rarely buy into "conspiracy theories", yet there is truth to these videos. They are talking pressure of 100,000 psi, beyond human technology's ability to stop it. When a teenager, I worked on an oil well with 2,000 psi [methane gas], on the surface, and even at that pressure it's very difficult to contain, with a risk of huge explosion. Prayers, please... I say expect the best, yet be prepared for the worst.

Despite the unsettling fact that the number of skin cancer cases in the United States is growing at an alarming rate, it seems Americans are still unwilling to give up their summer tans.Notes on Sun and Skin News / Cayte Grieve / July 08, 2010 / BlackBookMag / I used to think the cancer came from not lathering up with SPF as diligently as I could have between volleyball matches, but recent news is shedding light on what turns out to be a set of rather outdated guidelines: my trusty sunscreen might be the very thing that's failing me. Read more...

FDA Staff Sees Risk With Avandia While Managers Are Divided>GSK / Jennifer Corbett Dooren / JULY 9, 2010 / Dow Jones - Wall Street Journal / The safety of Avandia, made by GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK), has been in question since a 2007 article in the New England Nournal of Medicine by Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Steven Nissen showed the product raised the risk of heart attacks by more than 40%. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Simple problem here: Drugs are designed to relieve symptoms while often causing severe side effects. The underlying problem is very SAD {Standard American Diet}. When will people learn? Click here for more information.

Energy Medicine: Futuristic Healing With Ancient Roots / Dana Ullman / July 7, 2010 / HuffingtonPost / Ultimately, the concepts of energy medicine are futuristic, even though many of the most popular modern-day energy medicine practices are hundreds or even thousands of years old. Read more...

The company announced the recall of 702 cases of salad mix, each containing six bags, on Wednesday evening.S. Calif. company recalls 4,200 bags of spinach / AP / 7/8/2010 IRWINDALE, Calif. — Ready Pac Foods Inc. announced that it is recalling some 4,200 bags of spinach salad after federal investigators confirmed the presence of E. coli in a random sample test. Read more...

Expanded Tylenol recall aggravates J&J headache / Ransdell Pierson NEW YORK | Thu Jul 8, 2010 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson's string of product recalls grew on Thursday as the company recalled 21 more lots of Tylenol and other over-the-counter medicines linked to a musty or moldy odor. Read more...

Spinach is a good source of vitamin EHigh Blood Levels of Vitamin E Reduces Risk of Alzheimer's, Swedish Study Finds / ScienceDaily / Karolinska Institutet (July 7, 2010) — High levels of several vitamin E components in the blood are associated with a decreased risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD) in advanced age, suggesting that vitamin E may help prevent cognitive deterioration in elderly people. Read more...

U.S. cancer death rates continue drop: report / David Storey / WASHINGTON | Wed Jul 7, 2010 (Reuters) - U.S. cancer death rates are falling, with big decreases in major killers such as colon and lung cancer, the American Cancer Society said on Wednesday. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Although not mentioned in this article, better nutrition while avoiding causes often reverses cancerous conditions. When maintaining these standards, obviously death will decrease, especially with those using alternatives to the highly dangerous conventional treatments often contributing to death.

Many Americans clueless of how many calories they do or should eat / There's a reason for this: Calorie requirements are unique to each person, and how many you need depends on your gender, age, height and physical activity level, Reinhardt Kapsak says. Read more...

PARASITES INSIDE YOU- become parasite-free / This super important startling video will really open your eyes to the real cause of unexplainable and serious health conditions that just wont go away, like depression, anxiety, tired all the time, no energy, digestive issues, sleeping problems, breathing, lung, heart, vision and even brain problems etc... Online video...

 

Oil/Water samples from Gulf...VERY TOXIC / Oil and water samples were taken from both the Shores of Grand Isle and from 20 miles out. The preliminary analysis was done at an academic analytical chemistry laboratory. Online Video...

 

Blend mangoes with spinach and water for a low-calorie smoothie. Photograph by: Greg Southam, The Journal, File, Ottawa Citizen   In the raw Singer swears by diet devoid of processed or cooked foods / Ron Eade / Ottawa Citizen / July 7, 2010 / The raw-food vegan diet has been endorsed by celebrities including Demi Moore, Sting and supermodel Carol Alt, who have all said they feel better and generally have more energy thanks to eating a raw vegan diet, which consists of unprocessed, raw plants that have not been heated above 115 F (46 C). Read more...

A guide to herbs with healing properties / Silvia Dekumbis / 07-07-2010 / Helium / Only in recent times a growing interest in medicinal herbs and their effects has emerged, bringing man once again closer to nature. Read more...

The many uses of Aloe Vera / Silvia Dekumbis / 07-07-2010 / Helium / Over 3500 years ago, the ancient Egyptians, therefore, concluded through this discovery that the amazing self-healing powers of this plant could possibly be of great benefit to the human body. Read more...

Geothermal brineHealing powers Albert Albertsson tells us how HS Orka is making good use of Iceland’s natural resources to power its homes and businesses / Fiona Nicholson & Craig Daniels / Jul 6, 2010 / BusinessReviewEurope / Geothermal fluid is just one of HS Orka’s valuable products, as Albertsson explains: “Our waterworks pump up ground water, to supply fresh water locally to around 30,000 people. We also supply electricity to 60,000 residential customers and hot water for heating.” Read more...

A dose of midday sun can be good for you: Advice U-turn after years of telling us to cover up / FIONA MACRAE / 6th July 2010 / Daily Mail / 'When it comes to sun exposure, little and often is best. However, people should get to know their own skin, to understand how long they can spend outside before risking sunburn under different conditions.' Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Evidence indicates that chemical SPF lotions block vital vitamin D while contributing to skin cancers. As previous article indicates, it is healthier to get small doses of sunlight, while avoiding burning without the dangerous lotions for maximum benefit.

Teens More Alert When School Starts Later / Katrina Woznicki / WebMD Health News / July 6, 2010 -- A simple half-hour delay in high school start time led to a significant improvement in students' mood, alertness, and motivation, and increased their average sleep time during the week, according to a new study. Read more...

Healing words / OTTAWA CITIZEN / JULY 6, 2010 / The most uplifting sources of hope for humanity are those that surprise us most, the ones that appear in unexpected places. One of those is happening in Quebec this month. Read more...

LESLIE GUNATILAKA, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA UA researchers are growing withania plants using an "aeroponic" system to improve their growth rate.UA work looks at leafy plant's healing potential / Becky Pallack / Arizona Daily Star | July 5, 2010 / A compound from withania plants - grown to big bushes in an old University of Arizona greenhouse - is showing promise for treating cancer, eye disorders and neurological diseases. Read more...

In the study, those who were depressed when first examined increased their risk for dementia and for Alzheimer's disease.Depression may raise risk of dementia, Alzheimer's, study says / Elizabeth Landau, CNN July 5, 2010 / Those who were depressed when first examined almost doubled their risk for dementia and also increased their risk for Alzheimer's disease. Read more...

PHOTO BY ANDREW TRETTER Dan Thomas is the new executive director of Free Arts Minnesota.Tapping the healing power of art / SARAH MCKENZIE / July 5, 2010 / DownTownJournal {Minnesota} Free Arts has several different programs for children — a weekly mentorship program that matches youth with a volunteer to work on art projects; a program for parents and children to work on activities together; Free Arts Days, a one-day festival of arts; and the Yes to Art program, an event that pairs local artists with youth for short projects. Read more...

Colorado firm recalls bison meat over E.coli scare / Jul 3, 2010 / * Recalled products were sold throughout United States * (Reuters) - A Colorado company has issued a recall of ground bison meat and tenderized bison steaks possibly contaminated with a bacteria that causes food poisoning, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Saturday. Read more...

Too Much Screen Time Can Threaten Attention Span / Kathleen Doheny / HealthDay - BusinessWeek / July 5, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- Too much time spent watching television and playing video games can double the risk of attention problems in children and young adults, new research finds. Read more...

Reuters – Solar panels sit on the roof of SunPower Corporation in Richmond, California March 18, 2010. REUTERS/KimObama commits nearly $2 billion to solar companies / Steve Holland – Jul 4, 2010 / WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, under pressure to spur job growth, said on Saturday two solar energy companies will get nearly $2 billion in U.S. loan guarantees to create as many as 5,000 green jobs. Read more...

'Heart Cactus'Creating healing reform within yourself / Kris Cahill / Examiner / Healing yourself begins with listening to and loving your own body. Being kind to this amazing and miraculous creation will help it to heal. Read more...

One imagines tranquility and peace when they hear the word massage, but there are many types that are widely used ranging from the foot to the head, relaxing to therapeutic.Massage & Its Healing Benefits / Patty Brown / July 04, 2010 / pattayadailynews / For centuries, Buddhist monks have practiced Thai massage for spiritual healing in temples and it is based on the theory that our body is ruled by life forces, an imbalance which can lead to many diseases. Read more...

The healing power of pets Companions proven to improve owners' health / CORRY ANDERSON-FENNELL / JULY 4, 2010 / TheProvince / According to research, pets can reduce feelings of depression and anxiety, boost self-confidence, lower blood pressure and cholesterol and even improve the overall physical health of their guardians. Read more...

if you want to strengthen your brain, try these expert-recommended strategies to help you remembe18 Memory Tricks You Need to Know / Patricia Curtis / Jun 17, 2010 / Readers Digest - Yahoo / "We exercise our bodies, but what good is that great body if you don't have the mental capabilities to go with it?" Read more...

David Hermele, a practioner of Chi Nei Tsang in Berkeley, works with energy and massage to treat patients, including columnist Dianna Good. Courtesy of David Hermele     Read more: Tracy Press - The Good Life Energy healing may help resolve old emotional blocks Energy healing may help resolve old emotional blocks / Dianna Good / Jul 02, 2010 / Tracy Press / Many traditions believe that unprocessed emotions are stored in the body and lead to major disease if left unchecked. In other words, pain sometimes appears in the body because the mind cannot process it. Read more...

Reiki: Energy Healing / Jody Smith / July 2, 2010 / EmpowHER / "In Reiki, you simply allow a person’s energy flow to work its own healing magic. Read more...

Obama announces $400M boost for Colo. solar firm (AP) – 07-03-2010 / FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A solar company that got its start at Colorado State University is expected to get a $400 million federal loan guarantee, creating 1,500 permanent jobs in Colorado and Indiana. Read more...

Do you need a screen for your sunscreen? / Jennifer Parrish / 07/03/2010 / Santa Cruz Sentinel / Retinyl palmitate is not the only potentially harmful ingredient found in popular sunscreen brands. Hormone disrupting oxybenzone, which is found in approximately 60 percent of all nonmineral-based sunscreens, also releases free radicals, can trigger allergic reactions and is not recommended for use on children. Other ingredients identified by the EWG as being of the "highest concern for human exposure and toxicity" include Octyl methoxycinnamate OMC and Padimate O. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Simply eating lots of carrots, or drinking carrot juice helps prevent sun burn. Mix in a little beet juice to give it a more bronze tone than orange.

Prostate Cancer Diagnosed and Treated Too Much, Docs Say / Stephanie Pappas / LiveScience / 01 July 2010/ In perhaps the most damning blow to PSA screening, two large 2009 studies, one in the United States and one in Europe, found limited benefits to early detection. The U.S. study found that annual PSA screening plus a digital rectal exam (in which a doctor feels the patient's prostate through the rectal wall, looking for abnormalities), had no effect on prostate cancer deaths during the next 11 years. Read more...

This series of articles looks at the many ways the modern man is being dumbed down.Dumbing Down Society Part I: Foods, Beverages and Meds / Jun 28th, 2010 | By Vigilant / Scientific data has been proving for years that governments around the world are tolerating the selling of many products which have a direct and negative effect on cognitive and physical health. As we will see in this article many everyday products cause brain damage, impaired judgment and even a lower IQ. Read more...

Strong Waves from Alex bring more Panhandle tar / 07-01-2010 / AP / PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. -- Health advisories and swim warnings are posted throughout the Florida Panhandle as rough surf churned by Hurricane Alex brings tar and oil ashore. Read more...

Fructose intake may increase blood pressure risk / Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO / Jul 1, 2010 / (Reuters) - Eating a lot of foods and drinks sweetened with fructose significantly raises a person's risk of having high blood pressure, U.S. researchers said on Thursday. Read more...

Calif. lawmakers vote to ban BPA in baby products / Associated Press / 07/01/2010 / SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The state Assembly has voted to ban plastic baby bottles, sippy cups and baby formula containers that contain the chemical bisphenol A. Read more...

By Julia Schmalz, USA TODAY Tips to protect pets during Fourth of July fun / Jul 01, 2010 / USAToday / The good people and pets at Comcast's Pet Adoptions on Demand sent us tips on how to look out for the four-legged ones during the Fourth of July fun. Read more...

New study of centenarians links certain genetic variations to a long lifespan / Rob Stein / Washington Post / July 1, 2010 / Rossi and others cautioned that a healthful lifestyle and other environmental factors clearly play a significant role in determining a person's lifespan, and that much more research is needed to explore the new findings. Read more...

U.S. analysis on home birth risks seen as deeply flawed / 07-01-2010 / Globe and Mail / The new study suggests more babies die during deliveries at home than in hospital, but doctor who produced some of the data calls the conclusion ‘sensationalist’ Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: An International press release just stated home birthing with midwives is riskier than hospital birth. I simply disagree, and feel more statistics have to be looked at before giving birth at your own home. Yes, complications might come up, yet being well informed before hand, having one's home ready, with a competent midwife to help will clear these concerns.

In this Dec. 22, 2009 file photo, swine flu vaccines are sorted at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. A whopping 40 million doses of swine flu vaccine expired on Wednesday, June 30, and will be destroyed _ an amount that is believed to be a record loss of flu vaccine.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)Millions of vaccine doses to be burned / MIKE STOBBE / 07-01-2010 (AP) – ATLANTA — About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired — meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million are being written off as trash. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Many in conventional medical programs might not agree, yet the flu vaccine programs are basically a waste of money. Severe flu symptoms are easily avoided by simply following basic health guidelines. Click here for more information.

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