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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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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

Surprise finding: Pancreatic cancers progress slowly / After the first cancer cell appears, it takes an average of nearly seven years for that cell to turn into the billions that make up a cancerous tumor the size of a plum, after which at least one of the cells within the tumor has the potential and ability to spread to other organs. Patients die an average of two and a half years after this metastasis. Read more...

The NFL has partnered with the American Cancer Society to promote breast cancer research and awareness. Some businesses, however, have used the practice of "pinkwashing" to profit from consumer concern about breast cancer, experts say.Some 'pink' products do little for cancer research / Dayna Harpster / 10-31-2010 / USA TODAY / "Pink" products or those displaying the pink ribbon range from bags of chicken feed to containers for eggs. Read more...

Beat Bad Air Days / Katherine Bowers / Women's Health - Yahoo / Oct 14, 2010 / Researchers at South Carolina State University found that paraffin candles emit chemicals that are linked to liver damage, neurological problems, and leukemia. They can also release a black soot that, over time, may damage your lung and heart tissue, says Jeffrey May, an expert on indoor air quality and author of My House Is Killing Me: The Home Guide for Families with Allergies and Asthma. Read more...

Meat, dairy products, sugar may up breast cancer risk - studies / 30/10/2010 / FoodConsumer / Jimmy Downs / The study led by J.P. Peyrat at Centre Oscar Lambret in France and colleagues measured this protein in the blood samples collected from patients with primary breast cancer and controls without the malignancy and found breast cancer patients had much higher levels of IGF-I. Read more...

Candy frequency, not amount, can cause cavities / 10/30/2010 / DentalPlans / According to Helpin, "the longer the teeth are in an acid environment, the greater the risk they will become decayed." He adds that parents should let their kids eat a few treats at once rather than let them have one, and then another an hour later. Read more...

Parents warned to look out for pot-laced treats / Associated Press / 10/29/2010 / LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is warning parents to closely inspect children's Halloween treats after finding increasing amounts of marijuana-laced cookies, candies, cereal snacks and even bottled soda in circulation. Read more...

Public Warned Of Toxins In Seafood From Offshore Channel Islands, California / Christian Nordqvist / 29 Oct 2010 / MedicalNewsToday / Consumers are warned to steer clear of shellfish, some crustacean parts, or small fish that have been sport-harvested offshore of the Channel Islands, Southern California, because they might contain elevated levels of domoic acid - a toxin. Read more...

Examples of post conflict peace building in other African countries like South Africa have become useful points of reference as to how the Zimbabwean healing and reconciliation should be conductedNational healing and reconciliation / TIRIVAI MUKUNDI / 29 October 2010 / Zimbabwean / Reconciliation can be described as ‘a process of finding a way to live alongside former enemies ...... to develop the degree of cooperation necessary to share our society with them so that we all have better lives together than we have had separately. Read more...

High levels of BPA linked to sperm problems, study says / The study of 514 Chinese workers shows that men with higher levels of BPA, or bisphenol A, were two to four times more likely than others to have problems with sperm quality and quantity, reports USA TODAY colleague Liz Szabo. ...In prior studies, the same researchers have linked higher BPA levels with sexual problems such as low libido or impotence. Read more...

Are Cortisone Shots Healing Athletes, or Helping to Cripple Them? / Tom Scocca / October 28, 2010 / Washington Post / Overall, people who received cortisone shots had a much lower rate of full recovery than those who did nothing or who underwent physical therapy. They also had a 63 percent higher risk of relapse than people who adopted the time-honored wait-and-see approach. The evidence for cortisone as a treatment for other aching tendons, like sore shoulders and Achilles-tendon pain, was slight and conflicting, the review found. But in terms of tennis elbow, the shots seemed to actually be counterproductive. Read more...

FDA Rejects Weight-Loss Drug Qnexa Agency Says No to Second Diet Drug in a Week / EMILY P. WALKER / MedPage - ABCNews / Oct. 39, 2010 / Cardiovascular safety was also a prominent concern, largely because half of the combination is phentermine, a component of Fen-Phen, the popular fenfluramine/phentermine obesity drug that was pulled from the market about six months after its approval in 1997 because of an increased risk of heart valve problems. Read more...

Detox Your Body: Bathing for Better Health / Dr. Susanne Bennett / October 29, 2010 / HuffingtonPost / Bathing is as essential as anything we do as humans, yet baths frequently get overlooked in any list of healing habits. When prepared for and taken properly, a bath can relieve your toxic load -- as well as mental and emotional stress -- easily and at very little expense. The bath is your missing tool to better health. Read more...

Placebo fraud rocks the very foundation of modern medical science; thousands of clinical trials invalidated / October 28, 2010 / Mike Adams / NaturalNews - HealingNews / You know all those thousands of clinical trials conducted over the last few decades comparing pharmaceuticals to placebo pills? Well, it turns out all those studies must now be completely thrown out as utterly non-scientific. Read more...

Doctor to World Community: Eat Right and Thrive! Joel Fuhrman, M.D., To Offer Message of Hope and Healing at London Scientific Conference / Oct. 28 / PRNewswire / Dr. Fuhrman's message of improving lives through healthful eating - by embracing a diet-style rich in micronutrients - is receiving worldwide acclaim as thousands of cases demonstrate the reversal of conditions traditionally considered incurable, from heart disease and diabetes to high blood pressure and autoimmune disorders. Read more...

NUTRITION: Reining in that sweet tooth for Halloween / LeeAnn Weintraub / 10/27/2010 / dailybreeze / And keep in mind, when deciding upon what kind of treats to pass out, there are healthier options to choose from that the neighborhood kids will enjoy. Read more...

The food products and the grocery industry on Wednesday announced that some nutritional information displayed on the sides of packaging will soon be more prominently featured on the front as well. Nutrition labels to be put on the front of food packaging / Ira Teinowitz / Oct 28th 2010 / AOL / Virtually all major food makers will begin offering the information up front beginning early next year, acting voluntarily, though under a lot of pressure. Read more...

Recognition sought for herbal medicines / IRMA ISIP / Business Insight Malaya / "There must be a coordinated effort or a holistic approach because we have yet to tap the full potential of the industry," Garcia said. Read more...

Officials at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have offered to help cash-strapped Lindsay Lohan pay for her rehab treatment if she eats a vegan diet for the remainder of her stay. PETA Offers To Sponsor Lindsay Lohan's Rehab / October 28th, 2010 / Starpulse / PETA President Ingrid Newkirk tells the Los Angeles Times, "Lindsay Lohan is the most visible example of a real addict, and if she can conquer her addiction to meat and cheese, absolutely anyone can. If she does, she'll not only save animals but save her own health, and she'll be an example to the millions of people who watch her every step. Read more...

'World Go Vegan Week' another reason to celebrate / Jodi Truglio / 10/27/2010 / In honor of Vegan Week, In Defense of Animals (IDA) has teamed up with Mercy for Animals (MFA) to work with restaurants in cities such as Chicago, Illinois; New York City, New York; Columbus, Ohio; and Dallas, Texas to create delectable vegan delights. Read more...

Brisk walkers have lower breast cancer risk: study / NEW YORK | Thu Oct 28, 2010 / Reuters / Research has shown that very active women are less likely to develop breast cancer than their sedentary peers, but little has been known about the effects of moderate exercise and whether less active women who start exercising get similar results. Read more...

Animals Face Extinction Threat as Conservation Efforts Lag, Scientists Say / Rob Waters - Oct 26, 2010 / Bloomberg / Stronger steps must be taken by governments around the world to save 52 species of animals threatened each year with extinction, said a study released during a United Nations biodiversity meeting in Nagoya, Japan. Read more...

Glaxo Case May Not Be Over / DUFF WILSON / October 27, 2010 / NYTimes / For months, federal investigators have talked about a renewed determination to hold company officials, not just corporate entities, accountable for false claims filed with government health programs that buy such products. The federal False Claims Act has recovered billions of dollars for health care fraud, but companies, not executives, are signing the plea deals. Read more...

A Glimmer of Hope in a Bad-News Survey About Bullying / Meredith Melnick / October 27, 2010 / healthland / The bad news: half of all high school students, regardless of gender or type of school, say they have bullied someone in the past year, and 47% of students say they have been bullied in a way that seriously upset them. The good news: overall rates of bullying are down from 2008, according to the Josephson Institute's comprehensive Ethics of American Youth survey. Read more...

Healing With Forgiveness / Oswald Pereira / Oct 26, 2010 / TimesofIndia / All faiths worldwide recommend it. There's universal agreement among religious leaders about its benefits. Every avatar of the Supreme Being and all His prophets have preached it. It's a prayer often recited by devotees in places of worship. And non-believers, too, are convinced of its great value. Doctors tell patients about its health benefits. Old and New Age gurus will break bread to celebrate its virtues. Pranic healers and reiki masters consider it a powerful healing tool. Read more...

Earlier this week, 17 year old vegan baker Nia Froome met with President Obama to discuss her business plan after winning the 2010 OppenheimerFunds/NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge.Vegan Teen Meets With President Obama After Winning Entrepreneurship Challenge — Michael Parrish DuDell / 10-26-2010 / ecorazzi / The inspirational challenge was sponsored by Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) — an international, non-profit organization aiming to inspire young people from low-income backgrounds to stay in school and pursue business opportunities. Read more...

Lewis has been involved with Best Buddies for 20 years, and this past weekend, he came to D.C. to inaugurate the Carl Lewis 3K walk/5K run, as part of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Challenge.For the Long Run: Carl Lewis, Best Buddy, Olympian, Vegan / Vicky Hallett / October 26, 2010 / Washington Post / Carl Lewis is known for sprinting and long-jumping. But in retirement, the former Olympian has gotten more into hurdles. Specifically, the ones facing athletes with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Read more...

This discovery turns the conventional wisdom that swelling must be controlled in order to encourage healing and prevent pain Photo: CORBISPutting ice on injuries could slow healing Slapping a packet of frozen peas on a black eye or a sprained ankle may prevent it getting better, new research suggests. / Richard Alleyne / 26 Oct 2010 / Telegraph UK / The study, published in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology journal, suggests muscle inflammation after acute injury is essential to repair. Read more...

Lemon as Laundry Brightener Skip the bleach—add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of lemon juice to the wash cycle to brighter up those fading whites. New uses for lemons / Real Simple Magazine / Oct 15, 2010 / More from This Author »Report Abuse Email Print Lighten hair, brighten clothes, soothe sore throat—the secret talents of this citrus staple. Read more...

Falling in Love: Takes .2 Second and it's Like Cocaine Syracuse University researchers look into science of love / WILLIAM WEIR / October 25, 2010 / LATimes / ...when this happens, it sparks a flood of euphoria-inducing chemicals - oxytocin, dopamine, adrenaline and vasopression. Read more...

Teething Tablet Recall: Full Product List to Keep Baby Safe / David W Freeman / CBSNews / The FDA has detected a potentially toxic substance in Hyland's Teething Tablets and urges consumers to discard them, according to a statement. released by the agency. Read more...

A lot of what I tried to give out at first, however, really wasn’t any more healthy overall than the usual sugary treats.Replace Candy with Sugar-Free, Eco-Friendly Halloween Treats / October 25, 2010 / Another kid and a few more Halloweens later, I’ve collected a variety of Halloween treats that are just as cheap and bring just as much joy to trick-or-treaters as candy does, and they’re much more eco-friendly, as well. Read more...

Thyroid cancer patients turned into walking dirty bombs after drinking radioactive poison as cancer therapy / October 21, 2010 / Mike Adams / NaturalNews / My, you look glowing today! Cancer patients who receive radiation of their thyroid glands by being given radioactive iodine are highly radioactive for up to a week following their release from the hospital -- and they end up irradiating not just hospital rooms but also other patients, friends and family members. Radiation levels are so high in these people that they have set off radiation alarms designed to detect terrorist threats, says a congressional report. Read more...

Collards and carrots may ward off breast cancer / Lynne Peeples NEW YORK | Thu Oct 21, 2010 / Reuters / "It is clear that, in addition to potential protective effects against breast cancer, higher vegetable consumption can lead to many health benefits, including lower risk of cardiovascular disease,"... Read more...

studies have shown that eating soy can reduce the risk of recurring breast tumors, Study: Eating Tofu to Fight Tumors? / Alice Park / October 20, 2010 / Time / Now researchers from China report that soy lowers the risk of recurring breast cancers among women with estrogen-positive tumors, just the cancers that might be more sensitive to soy's tumor-promoting effects. Comparing the volunteers who ate the least amount of these foods including tofu, to those eating the most (eight times the daily dose), the researchers found that the high consumers lowered their risk of having a recurrent breast tumor by 33%. Read more...

News – The Kukulkan pyramid stands at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula July 7, … End of the Earth Postponed / Stephanie Pappas / LiveScience / Tue Oct 19, 2010 / It's a good news/bad news situation for believers in the 2012 Mayan apocalypse. The good news is that the Mayan "Long Count" calendar may not end on Dec. 21, 2012 (and, by extension, the world may not end along with it). The bad news for prophecy believers? If the calendar doesn't end in December 2012, no one knows when it actually will - or if it has already. Read more...

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Study Shows HRT Even Riskier Than Thought Latest analysis finds combo of estrogen/progestin upped chances of more deadly breast cancer / Amanda Gardner / Oct. 19, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- Not only does prolonged use of hormone replacement therapy raise the risk of breast cancer, new research finds, but it also ups the risk for more severe forms of the disease and increases a woman's chances of dying. Read more...

Drug companies pay 17,000 U.S. doctors, report finds / Maggie Fox, Julie Steenhuysen and Eric Beech / Oct 19, 2010 / (Reuters)...the investigation by journalism group ProPublica, Consumer Reports magazine, NPR radio and several publications showed doctors were sometimes urged to recommend "off-label" prescriptions of drugs, meaning using them for conditions they are not approved for. Read more...

Fries, chips linked to breast cancer - new study / David Liu / 19/10/2010 / FoodConsumer / Acrylamide, found in certain starchy foods partciularly like thermally processed asparagine-rich potatoes like chips and fries, is a potential human carcinogen, which has been proved in animals to cause cancer while studies on the effect of this chemical on human carcinogenesis are few. Read more...

Health care law fact check: Medicaid, health spending, and abortion myths and missteps / N.C. Aizenman and Julie Appleby / October 18, 2010 / The debate that preceded passage of the health-care overhaul has returned as a heated issue in the midterm elections. Politicians and advocacy groups seeking repeal of the law are making dramatic claims about its cost and effects. How valid are they? We evaluate some of the most common criticisms. Read more...

Texting and driving a costly business risk / IRA H. LEESFIELD / 10.18.10 / THE MIAMI HERALD / According to the National Safety Council, an estimated 200,000 crashes a year are caused by drivers who are texting. And that doesn't include the near-misses. Added to that, a recent Car & Driver Magazine study found that texting and driving was more hazardous than drinking and driving, with texting drivers three to four times slower in their response rates than drunk drivers. Read more...

Science Explains Why Airline Food Sucks It's Not the Airplane Food but the Whirl of Those Engines Ruining Your Meal / SCOTT MAYEROWITZ / Oct. 18, 2010 / ABCNews / Yes, according to researchers at the consumer product manufacturer Unilever and the University of Manchester. They say the annoyingly loud background noise from the airplane's engines disturb our senses and make us enjoy our food that much less. Read more...

Self-examination still important in detecting worst form of breast cancer / Lourell E. Sutliff / October 18, 2010 / GoSanAngelo / The most important thing to remember is that biology trumps stage. This means that deaths are more likely caused by aggressive forms of breast cancer that spread quickly and usually are discovered by the patient rather than on a mammogram. Read more...

When Drugs Cause Problems They Are Supposed to Prevent / GINA KOLATA / October 16, 2010 / NYTimes / Today’s system, which largely consists of asking doctors to report adverse reactions and of researchers’ attempts to look at patient experiences in a variety of diverse databases, like records of large health plans, is ineffective, medical experts agree. Read more...

Supplier recalls frozen vegetables due to glass fragments / CNN / October 17, 2010 (CNN) -- Packages containing frozen vegetables sold by Wal-Mart nationwide and Kroger stores in the Southeast may contain glass fragments, the supplier said Friday in announcing a voluntary recall. Read more...

A Real Vaccine Scare Lawsuits, autism and the Supreme Court. / OCTOBER 16, 2010 / Wall Street Journal / The Supreme Court waded into one of the great scare campaigns of the past decade this week, considering whether drug manufacturers may be sued for injuries allegedly caused by vaccines. The case will determine whether hundreds of lawsuits blaming vaccines for a child's autism may descend on state courts. Read more...

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that 20 states can move forward with a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Obama administration's health-care reform legislation.States Allowed To Sue Over Health Care Reform / 15 October 2010 / redOrbit / Four of the six claims brought against the $2.5 trillion overhaul of the American health care system were thrown out by Vinson. However, the judge ruled that they will be able to contest whether or not the law's mandate requiring most citizens to buy health insurance "exceeds Congress's constitutional authority to regulate commerce" and make new laws necessary to help them carry out their governmental powers, Aizenman reports. Read more...

Cancer is a man-made disease, controversial study claims / Charles Q. Choi / 10-15-2010 / MSNBC / The rarity of cancer in mummies suggests it was scarce in antiquity, and "that cancer-causing factors are limited to societies affected by modern industrialization," researcher Michael Zimmerman at Villanova University in Pennsylvania said in a statement. "In an ancient society lacking surgical intervention, evidence of cancer should remain in all cases." Read more...

Studies show that low-impact yoga can help reduce pain, fatigue and stiffness in fibromyalgia patients.Yoga soothes fibromyalgia pain / Carina Storrs / Health - CNN / October 14, 2010 / Fibromyalgia patients who aren't getting relief from prescription drugs and are in too much pain to exercise may want to try yoga, a new study suggests. Read more...

Healing practices can boost your mood / MOLLY BELMONT / Albany Times Union / October 14, 2010 / Turning your mind toward what’s going right rather than what’s wrong can fix your mood almost instantly. “In any moment, they can bring themselves back to the abundance of the moment,” Finlayson says. Read more...

Eight OTC Chelation Product Sellers Warned Their Goods Are "unapproved" / 14 Oct 2010 / MedicalNewsToday / According to the FDA, these eight companies say that their products remove toxic metals from the human body and treat a selection of diseases, even autism spectrum disorder, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's, macular degeneration, and cardiovascular diseases. Some of the marketers say that their products can tell whether heavy metals are present in the body, thereby validating the usage of chelation therapy. Read more...

Walking 6 to 9 Miles a Week May Help Save Memory / Alan Mozes / Oct. 13, 2010 / Bloomberg (HealthDay News) Brain's gray matter doesn't seem to shrink with this amount of exercise, study finds / By correlating cognitive health, brain scans and walking patterns, the research team found that being more physically active appeared to marginally lower the risk for developing cognitive impairment. Read more...

Love is a powerful painkiller, study finds / Amina Khan / Los Angeles Times / October 13, 2010 / Love is a powerful painkiller, study finds Researchers say just a photo of one's beloved activates the brain's reward centers something like a drug might. Learning how to harness this could help relieve pain without drug-induced side effects, suggest. Read more...

Some Interesting Facts About Vitamin C / October 13, 2010 / Michelle Rodulfo / TimesUnion / We usually associate Vitamin C intake with and cold and flu prevention. But there are many other know benefits of Vitamin C which seem to have big potential for our overall health and well being. Read more...

FBI breaks up alleged plot to defraud Medicare of $100m Operation carried out by Armenian-American gangsters was largest ever to steal from Medicare, say authorities / Ed Pilkington, New York / The Guardian UK / 14 October 2010 / Kazarian is alleged to have been a "substantial influence in the criminal underworld" while he was living in Azerbaijan under the Soviet Union. After the fall of communism, he emigrated to the US, bringing his criminal contacts and practices with him. Read more...

Breast cancer breakthrough: watercress turns off signal that causes tumors to develop / October 13, 2010 / S. L. Baker / "This research takes an important step towards understanding the potential health benefits of this crop since it shows that eating watercress may interfere with a pathway that has already been tightly linked to cancer development," molecular oncologist Professor Packham, who headed the two year study, said in a statement to the media. "Knowing the risk factors for cancer is a key goal and studies on diet are an important part of this." Read more...

In vivo modulation of 4E binding protein 1 (4E-BP1) phosphorylation by watercress: a pilot study. Syed Alwi SS, Cavell BE, Telang U, Morris ME, Parry BM, Packham G. Cancer Sciences Division, School of Medicine, Cancer Research UK Centre, Southampton General Hospital, The Somers Cancer Research Building (MP824), University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK. / Abstract Dietary intake of isothiocyanates (ITC) has been associated with reduced cancer risk. Read more...

Three Healthy Habits Cut Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds Exercise, healthy weight, moderate alcohol benefit even women with a family history, experts say / Kathleen Doheny / October 12, 2010 / HealthDay / Engaging in regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight and drinking alcohol in moderation, if at all, was shown in a large study to help protect against breast cancer in postmenopausal women, the researchers said. Read more...

Vaccine Case Before Justices Turns on the Language of a Law / ADAM LIPTAK / October 12, 2010 / The 1986 law, Mr. Frederick said, was meant to allow claims both in a special tribunal known as the vaccine court and in ordinary lawsuits. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Regarding vaccines: Where is fairness in a system that will allow vaccines full use by public without being cleared through testing by the FDA, and then be exempt from law suits or criminal charges if product is hurting people? Example: Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health / Human Services signed legislation mandating that procedure just last year, with the H1N1 Vaccine... and no telling what's in this year's version, now being marketed. Click here for more...

Study: College Students Drink More While Studying Abroad / Meredith Melnick / October 13, 2010 / Where kids studied impacted drinking behavior: students who went to Europe, New Zealand and Australia drank the most. Those who went to the Middle East or other places where drinking was not as widespread drank less. Read more...

Teens Need Better Driving Practice From Parents, AAA Study Finds More Time Spent Behind the Wheel and in Varied Road Conditions Was Advised / ENJOLI FRANCIS / Oct. 12, 2010 / ABCNews / Despite the stress and the emotions that come with teaching teenagers how to drive, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says those supervised lessons are incredibly important, because car crashes are the leading cause of death for that group. Read more...

Persistent exposure to light at night may lead to weight gain: study / Wang Guanqun / 2010-10-12 / Xinhua News / Researchers at Ohio State University said the findings show that mice exposed to a relatively dim light at night over eight weeks had a body mass gain that was about 50 percent more than other mice that lived in a standard light-dark cycle. Read more...

Staff photo by Rich Eldred Diane Reid and Amy Figur have organized and will lead the Walk for Farm Animals on Oct. 6.Farm Sanctuary walk raises awareness of farm animal treatment / Rich Eldred / The Cape Codder / Oct 11, 2010 / “The (laws) are all written for domestic animals,” Reid said. “Factory farms are run by big corporations. The only way to get them to stop is to get the laws changed. Why shouldn’t they be treated humanely? We have laws in effect for dogs and cats, and we have the ASPCA. Why are farm animals any different?” Read more...

Gold Star moms connect with Iraqi mothers / ANGELIA DAVIS / Oct. 09, 2010 / The Greenville News / Hampton and other mothers of fallen soldiers received more hugs, smiles, cheers and tears on Monday when they returned to Greenville from their visit to Iraq as part of the inaugural "Hugs for Healing" flight organized and supported by Upstate-based FUTURE Families United Toward Understanding and Respect. Read more...

Mummy tattoos offer clues to ancient acupuncture-like healing therapy / 2010-10-09 / SiFiNews / Experts have identified that mysterious circle tattoos on a Peruvian mummy contained burned plant material-a feat that sheds light on a possible ancient healing practice that may have been based on similar principles to acupuncture. Read more...

Tamarind is an Asian pantry ingredient that’s essential for the vegan kitchen. It’s a staple of Indian, Thai, and Vietnamese cooking, and also shows up in Latin and Caribbean dishes.Tamarind: How to Use Pods, Paste, and Concentrate Plus Vegan Recipes / Rachel Shulman / October 11, 2010 / eatdrinkbetter / Like coconut water, tamarind is a great ingredient for beating the heat. In tropical countries, people use tamarind to cool down the body. It’s also high in vitamin C and good for digestion. Read more...

NEW YORK — More than two hours a day spent watching television or playing computer games could put a child at greater risk for psychological problems, suggests a new study.Too much screen time can psychologically harm kids Negative effects occurs no matter how active children were during the rest of the day, study finds / 01-11-2010 / MSNBC - Reuters / "We know that physical activity is good for both physical and mental health in children and there is some evidence that screen viewing is associated with negative behaviors," lead researcher Dr. Angie Page of the University of Bristol told Reuters Health in an e-mail. Read more...

For centuries, ginger has been used by practitioners of Chinese medicine and by traditional Indian and Japanese healers to treat a host of conditions including vomiting and nausea, chronic coughs, morning sickness, gastrointestinal complaints and migraine headaches.Ginger effectively relieves even severe muscle pain, new research shows / October 08, 2010 / S. L. Baker (NaturalNews) Forget the aspirin and Big Pharma pills for your muscle pain. According to a new study just reported in the Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society, daily doses of raw or heat-treated ginger effectively relieve muscle aches and discomfort -- and that includes even severe pain following strenuous exercise. Read more...

10-10-10 at 10:10AM or any time ... Celebrate wherever you are. Truth and Light will prevail. We shall overcome evil and hate. You watch. So be it.

"7 Generations Later" has started with the new Peace Movement, just as Light replaces Darkness.

Have you ever witnessed a power called the "Circle of Light"? Just get in a circle with everyone, regardless of race, color, creed, religion or political conviction. Look at each and every other individual in the Circle, and say: "We are all related. Thank You. Ah ho, Amen." Then you can say "Aum / Om", the syllable translated as the "Universe" in sound.

You will experience a feeling of bliss, consciousness, and happiness - just do it, and get off this fright of the unknown.

You can say Allah, God, YahHaWe', Jehovah, Divine Presence, Lord, Almighty, Jesus, Mohammed, Buddha, Krishna, Shiva, or whatever *** any or none. It does no matter, as long as you realize we are all related, with a common purpose: Peace, Prosperity, Spiritual Awareness, whatever - as long as it makes you and others happy with causes of more happiness.

That's what counts.

Trouble in the Hive / KIRK JOHNSON / October 9, 2010 / The numbers are rough estimates, but huge by any measure. About 20 percent to 40 percent of the bee colonies in the United States have been destroyed, which adds up to perhaps 50 billion individual bees. Read more...

The Breast Cancer Action advocacy group warns shoppers to question what their money is actually funding.Breast cancer month overshadowed by 'pinkwashing' / Oct. 09 2010 / Angela Mulholland, CTV / In 2002, the Breast Cancer Action advocacy group launched the "Think Before You Pink" campaign, warning shoppers to ask questions about what their money is actually funding. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: This new articel from Ottawa, Canada brings up a great point. Most organizations raising money through breast cancer awareness, are doing just that - Making women aware that conventional procedure often leads to unnecessary, invasive, and life threatening procedure. Common sense makes more sense, like eating correctly to get well and stay well.

Yoga—what is it, exactly? / Liz Brody / 10-09-2010 / Yahoo Shine / This is not a trick question, but rather an issue raised by Baptist leader Albert Mohler that, like an egg beater, has whipped up the yoga community's usual calm into a peaked, frothy fluster. Then again, aren't we all a bit confused about this body-bending, mind-enhancing practice from the East? In the name of clarity, here is an attempt to answer what yoga is—and what it isn't. Read more...

Animals spurn genetically modified crops / 10-08-2010 / Little Chicago Review / “Visiting that Illinois farm, veteran agricultural writer C.F. Marley said, ‘I’ve never seen anything like it. What’s amazing is that the field with Roundup Ready [genetically engineered] beans had been planted to conventional beans the previous year, and the geese ate them. This year, they won’t go near that field.’ Read more: Little Chicago Review - Animals spurn genetically modified crops. Read more...

US healthcare reform may save lives and money, the study authors wroteUS healthcare 'to blame' for poor life expectancy rates / 8 October 2010 / BBC / It finds that US healthcare spending increased at nearly twice the rate of that in other wealthy nations between 1970 and 2002, with the increased spending corresponding with worsening survival rates relative to the other countries studied. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Authors of previous article state health care reform might help. I can only agree if they had included funding for proven natural and holistic remedies. Otherwise, it's just "more of the same".

Christopher Tompkins/iStockphoto.com Bee colonies across the country are dying because of colony collapse disorder, and researchers say a combination of a virus and a fungus could be playing a key role in the bees' sickness.Study Links Honeybee Deaths To Fungus, Insect Virus / Allison Aubrey / October 7, 2010 / NPR / "Our data suggests that these two pathogens interacting together may be playing a pretty big role," says study author Robert Cramer of Montana State University. The Nosema ceranae fungus can sicken bees when they ingest spores, and Cramer explains that the occurrence of both the iridescent virus and the fungus at the same time seems to be the problem. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: There needs to be research funded proving what many of us already know: There is a direct relationship between the proliferation of cell towers and demise of bees. EMFs [electromagnetic frequency] can effect sonar, making it difficult for bees to find their way back to hives. Yet this would be a challenge to cell phone companies, and you can be assured they would resist this explanation.

Sian whose mother died of anorexia, aged 48, two years ago. A growing number of adults are developing an illness associated with teenagers. Photograph: Sam FrostThe new anorexics: big increase in eating disorders among women over 30 / Denis Campbell / Guardian UK / 8 October 2010 / Some working in the area claim that the apparent rise in what are called late onset eating disorders is linked to some women in their 40s and 50s feeling under pressure to look young because of the prominence of age-defying older female celebrities such as Madonna and Sharon Stone. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: What most young women do not realize: These celebrities "defying age" often eat extremely healthy diets [vegan / raw] without starving themselves. Proper nutrition and balance would remedy the situation, yet it often goes much deeper. Sometimes anorexics can be down to hardly anything but skin and bones, yet still think they are overweight.

 Photo illustration by Greg L'Heureux, for USA TODAY  More than 79,000 deaths each year in the United States result from drinking too much, with about half of these attributable to binge drinking, according to Dr. Robert Brewer, alcohol program leader at CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.  1 in 4 U.S. teens and young adults binge drink / USA Today - Steven Reinberg / 10-08-2010 / More than one in four US teens and young adults admit they are binge drinkers, according to a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read more...

‘Battlefield acupuncture’ available to help military, veterans / Amy Hotz / October 7, 2010 / StarNewsOnline / Both use a procedure developed in 2001 by retired Air Force colonel and doctor Richard C. Niemtzow called “battlefield acupuncture.” Tiny gold needles the size of a pin head are inserted into specific points in the ear in a specific sequence. It’s said to relieve post traumatic stress syndrome, traumatic brain injury, various pains and stress, often in minutes. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: This acupuncture treatment for vets is like putting a bandaid over an open sore. The best solution: Bring our soldiers home where they belong and stop the unnecessary bleeding, suffering, humiliation, and deaths. Peaceful dialogue is the only long term solution.

Inflammation may help in healing / de MedLady / October 7th, 2010 / HealBlog / According to Editor in chief of The FASEB journal Gerald Weismann, it was very well known amongst the members of medical fraternity that high doses of anti inflammatory drugs lead to sluggish recovery of the wounded bone tissues. The current study provides the reasons behind the same. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Previous posting is simply another indication that pain relieving drugs like cortisone can often lead to even worse side effects than allowing nature to take its course. Pain killers often restrict blood flow, slowing down the healing process.

Eating vegan basically means consuming only plant-based foods like vegetables, fruits, beans, and whole grains.  Why Lea Michele and Natalie Portman Went Vegan / October 05, 2010 / USMagazine / The newest diet trend to take on Hollywood bans red meat. And chicken. And every other food with an animal origin -- all in the name of clean eating and promises of a healthier body. Read more...

NY seeks to ban sugary drinks from food stamp buys / SARA KUGLER FRAZIER / October 7, 2010 / New York (AP) -- New Yorkers on food stamps would not be allowed to spend them on sugar-sweetened drinks under an obesity-fighting proposal being floated by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. David Paterson. Read more...

Herbs for Losing Weight / October, 2010 / eMedicinal / There are herbs you can add to your diet as supplements, teas, and foods that will help your weight loss program go smoothly. Besides, there are several herbs which contain sympathomimetics and xanthine compounds synergistically increase the body's basal metabolic rate to increase the burning of calories and fat, act as mild stimulants, and suppress the appetite. Read more...

Solar power coming to the White House / Jamie Crawford / CNN / October 5, 2010 / "This project reflects President Obama's strong commitment to U.S. leadership in solar energy and the jobs it will create here at home," Chu said in a written statement released by the Energy Department. "Deploying solar energy technologies across the country will help America lead the global economy for years to come." Read more...

Wronged in the name of science A 1940s experiment in Guatemala saw people deliberately infected with syphilis without their knowledge by U.S. doctors. / October 5, 2010 / LATimes / Are there more such immoral cases we don't know about? / In this horrific study, which lasted two years, about 1,500 prisoners, mental patients, soldiers and prostitutes were deliberately infected with syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases, then given penicillin to test the antibiotic's effectiveness as a treatment. Read more...

Adult diabetes is strongly linked to air pollution, even in areas where pollution levels are deemed safe by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, finds a new epidemiologic study by researchers at Children's Hospital Boston.Study strongly links adult diabetes to air pollution / Wendy Koch / Oct 05, 2010 / USAToday / Researchers used data from the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Census to adjust diabetes prevalence for known risk factors, including obesity, exercise, ethnicity and population density. They still found a 1% increase in diabetes rates for every 10 microgram per cubic meter rise in fine particulate matter, such as that found in smoke and car exhaust. Read more...

Anorexic teens recover better with parental help / Rachael Rettner / 10-15-2010 / msnbc / One year after treatments for the eating disorder were completed, the percentage of patients considered fully recovered was twice as high for the family-based treatment as for the individual treatment, researchers found. Read more...

A new study suggests that teen girls who received gastric bypass surgery to lose weight may be at an increased risk of having a child that suffers from birth defects.  Gastric Bypass Surgery for Teens May Increase Risk of Birth Defects: Study / October 5th, 2010 / AboutLawsuits / Gastric bypass surgery alters the size and shape of the stomach and intestines in order to address issues of extreme obesity and to promote rapid weight loss. Read more...

Losing Sleep Over Not Losing Weight? That Could Be the Problem Sleep Deprivation May Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts, Says Study / KIM CAROLLO / ABC News / Oct. 5, 2010 / "The loss of lean body mass is an unwanted side-effect of all weight loss diets. This side effect was increased by sleep reduction in our study," said Dr. Plamen Penev, one of the study's authors and an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Read more...

Warning: A 12-year-old boy shows off the 'toasted skin' on his leg after using a laptop for several hours a day  How the heat from a laptop can 'toast' the skin on your thighs / Fiona Macrae / 5th October 2010 / DailyMail UK / Major computer manufacturers including Apple, Hewlett Packard and Dell warn in user manuals against placing laptops on laps or exposed skin for extended periods because of the risk of burns. Read more...

Pink News: Alcohol Raises Breast Cancer Risk / David Liu / 05/10/2010 / foodconsumer / Alcoholic beverages are recognized by the U.S. National Toxicology Program as a human carcinogen or cancer causing agent. The effect of alcohol on a number of cancers, including breast cancer, has been well established. Read more...

Junk Food Nearly Half of Kids' Calorie Intake Study Shows / KIM CAROLLO / ABC News / Oct. 1, 2010 / Half of these calories came from just six foods: Soda Sugary fruit drinks Grain desserts, such as cake, cookies and donuts Dairy desserts such as ice cream Pizza Whole milk, which is far fattier than skim. Read more...

Despite the pink ribbon push, cancer deaths have dropped only slightly. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)Breast Cancer: The downside of awareness campaigns Despite the pink ribbon push, cancer deaths have dropped only slightly. And the focus on awareness may be pushing more women into treatment unnecessarily. / October 4, 2010 / Christie Aschwanden / Los Angeles Times / The stark reality is that in the 26 years since the campaign began, deaths from breast cancer have dropped only slightly — about 2% per year, starting in 1990. According to the National Breast Cancer Coalition in Washington, D.C., 117 women in the U.S. died of breast cancer every day in 1991; today that number is 110. Read more...

Avoiding obesity more effective in fighting breast cancer than wearing pink? / David Liu - Rachel Stockton / 02/10/2010 / FoodConsumer / It is important to remember that breast cancer in many cases is a preventable disease and following a healthy diet and lifestyle can reduce risk of breast cancer drastically, as numerous studies have suggested. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Since October is designated "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" we will be concentrating on posting evidence indicating that many of the programs sponsoring this movement are actually funding "more of the same" while avoiding overwhelming evidence that natural, nurtritional and holistic remedies are often more effective while continuing to be underfunded. For more: http://www.BreastHealing.info

Toward healing Vietnam / Susan V. Berresford / Richmond County Daily Journal / 10--3-2010 / The war in Vietnam ended more than 35 years ago, but Trinh Luc, age 18, is still feeling the effects of Agent Orange, a defoliant used by the U.S. military. Totally disabled since birth with mental deficiencies, violent tremors and muscle degeneration, he lives in rural Vietnam with his mother, 59, who was a volunteer cook with Vietnamese troops in the jungle mountains during the war and recalls being sprayed several times. Read more...

Celebrating that our Creator has given Indigenous Peoples, who belong to the land and the sea, a unique and rich collection of gifts including mother earth, the sky and water, or families and nations, our culture and wisdom and our own lives;Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) / Oct 1, 2010 / Frances Florence Santiago / Hawaii Health Guide / Over two thousand delegates--indigenous elders, cultural workers, community organizers, educators, students, activists, artists and healers--from Australia, New Zealand (Aotearoa), Canada, the U.S. and other countries joined together in the spirit of healing and cultural re-awakening at the Hawaii Convention Center and various sacred sites around Oahu. Read more...

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