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Collective ConsciousnessA Great Healing Force & one of the least understood potential healing and health ways
Swine Flu Truths & Facts Lots of new information is coming out daily about inhumane factory farm lots, where conditions are beyond squalor.
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HEALTHY LIVING with Mike Anderson: The Rave Diet - Online video shorts...
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.
Defending Your Health vs Defending Your Life - Siri Khalsa - How I cleared a dangerous tumor without surgery and drugs.
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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

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U.S. senator promises look into cellphone-cancer link - Sep 14, 2009 - Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iowa senator Tom Harkin, newly empowered to investigate health matters as chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, promised on Monday to probe deeply into any potential links between cellphone use and cancer. Read more...

HHS secretary: No public abortion funding in health care bill - DAVID LIGHTMAN - 09-13-2009 - McClatchy Newspapers - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius pledged Sunday that President Barack Obama will support barring public funding for abortion in any health care overhaul legislation. Read more...

2 flu strains in 1 pig led to new H1N1 Swine flus merged, jumped to humans - Karen Kaplan - ChicagoTribune - September 13, 2009The virus behind the global influenza outbreak may be known as swine flu, but it didn't just come from pigs. Wild birds and humans also played a role in its creation. Read more...

MRSA 'superbug' found in ocean, public beaches - Steve Sternberg - 09-13-2009 - USA TODAY - SAN FRANCISCO — Public beaches may be one source of the surging prevalence of the superbug known as multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, researchers here said Saturday. Read more...

Obesity,alcohol and smoking increase second breast cancer risk: research - Rebecca Smith - 08 Sep 2009 - Telegraph - A study found that being obese increased the risk of a second breast cancer diagnosis by 50 per cent, one alcoholic drink per day increased the risk by 90 per cent and being a smoker increased the risk by 120 per cent. Read more...

The Healing Power of Grandparents - 8 September 2009 - Scoop - ...“The research shows this is directly attributed to the stability of care and the resilience and commitment of the grandparents,” reports Jill Worrall... Read more...

How to draw the line between right and wrongHow to draw the line between right and wrong - Alice Landry - September 7, 2009 - Examiner - What is morally and ethically right or wrong can be determined by a healthy conscience, the little voice in your head that keeps you on track with making wise choices. Read more...

Healing blueberry juice fights fat and diabetes, according to researchers - SEPTEMBER 3, 2009 - Canwest - ...The study claims juice extracted from North American lowbush blueberries, biotransformed with bacteria from the skin of the berry, holds great promise as an anti-obesity and anti-diabetic agent. Read more...

A practical guide to healing technique - The Forgotten Art of Healing, F.E. Udwadia - Organiser - (India) ..."The art of medicine lies in hearing an unspoken subtle nuance in a patient’s history and in the ability to spot and appreciate the significance of one or more subtle physical signs that no gadget or machine can possibly recognise," says the author. Read more...

H1N1 flu unlikely to recombine with seasonal flu The swine flu grows quicker, so it probably won't exchange genetic material with more common flu viruses. - Thomas H. Maugh II - September 7, 2009 - LA Times - A new study eases fears that the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus will recombine with seasonal flu to mutate into a more lethal form. Read more...

The natural health benefits of the herb Coriander - August 31, 2009 - Examiner - Sharon Falsetto - Coriander has been used for centuries as a natural healing aid ; it is said that coriander seeds were found in the Egyptian tomb of King Rameses II. Read more...

Healing Rays - Michelle Andujar - WillametteLive - Aug 31, 2009 - ...Modern techniques include emitting different light frequencies deep into pores to stimulate the natural processes that promote rejuvenation and a clear complexion. Read more...

Faith Healing and the Law - August 31, 2009 - Pew Forum - Two of government's obligations - enforcing child welfare laws and protecting the constitutional right to freedom of religious expression and practice - can clash when a parent chooses to rely on prayer and other spiritual healing practices instead of standard medical care to treat a child's illness. Read more...

Healing herbs for cold and flu season - August 31, 2009 - Examiner - Louanne Bridges - ...There is no MEDICAL cure for the common cold, but there are herbs and ingredients in your kitchen that work better than any chemical medications. Read more...

Energy Healing Emission - HandsEnergy healing & emission - August 31, 2009 - Examiner - Eamen Hameed - Energy Healing is the technique and process to recognize, cultivate and circulate Divine Energy and Internal Energies to improve and heal the mind body, thought and emotional body. Read more...

Prostate Cancer Screening: More Harm Than Good? - Julie Steenhuysen - August 31, 2009 - ABC News - CHICAGO (Reuters) - Routine screening for prostate cancer has resulted in more than 1 million U.S. men being diagnosed with tumors who might otherwise have suffered no ill effects from them, U.S. researchers said on Monday. Read more...

Tainted cocaine kills 3, sickens dozens - 08-31-2009 - AP - JON GAMBRELL - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Nearly a third of all cocaine seized in the United States is laced with a dangerous veterinary medicine — a livestock de-worming drug that might enhance cocaine's effects but has been blamed in at least three deaths and scores of serious illnesses. Read more...

Conrad Murray search warrant affidavits (PDF) - For those interested: Click here for the official 46 page report regarding the Michael Jackson manslaughter case that is currently under investigation..

Is Marriage a Remedy for Insecurity? - Isha Judd - August 31, 2009 - Huffington Post - ...In a marriage between two people who love each other unconditionally, there is no need to tie the other person down or try to control them in any way; unconditional love gives the other the freedom of expression that we all wish for -- the freedom to be ourselves. Read more...

Do you want a health-care system or a healing system? - Deepak Chopra - August 31, 2009 - SF Chronicle - ...The healing system is automatic, but your lifestyle choices make a huge difference in the efficiency of healing. Read more...

DDP/AFP/File – A Bayer employee holding some Cardio-Aspirin tablets at the company's plant in Bitterfeld, eastern …Daily aspirin may do more harm than good: study - Aug 31, 2009 - (AFP) – Healthy people taking a daily dose of aspirin to prevent heart attacks may be doing themselves more harm than good, according to a new study by British scientists. Read more...

 Swine flu vaccine could have major medical side effects - The swine flu vaccine is now being offered in the United States, but many people are worried about the vaccine's potential side effects. Online video commentary...

Deadly Vaccines- DO NOT TAKE THE SWINE FLU VACCINE!!!!! - Click here for follow-up video on this subject...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Come back to HealingNews.com later today for all the latest links and information that you need to know on this subject. Swine Flu Truths & Facts - Healing the Flu

Doctors Question WHO's Severe Swine Flu Warning Some Say While Severe Swine Flu Exists, Warnings May Be Overblown - ABC News - Aug. 29, 2009 - "...if what we're seeing now is predictive of what we'll be seeing in the fall and the winter this looks like a mild to moderate, not a very severe, pandemic." Read more...

Reiki: a catalyst to healing process - August 31, 2009 - Amer Malik - LAHORE - Reiki, a relatively unknown mode of treatment in Pakistan, not only complements medical treatment but also manages the side effects of many medicines. Read more...

Some Buildings Not Living Up to Green Label - MIREYA NAVARRO - August 30, 2009 - NY Times - ...Some experts have contended that the seal should be withheld until a building proves itself energy efficient, which is the cornerstone of what makes a building green, and that energy-use data from every rated building should be made public. Read more...

Here are 5 free and inexpensive things you  can do today to rely less on medications. Image source: definitionofwellness.comHow to naturally reduce your need for medications - James Williams - August 30, 2009 - Examiner - There are five simple things we can do to take care of ourselves which are either free or affordable. Read more...

Historical facts about the dangers (and failures) of vaccines - Mike Adams - 08-29-2009 - NaturalNews - In the USA in 1960, two virologists discovered that both polio vaccines were contaminated with the SV 40 virus which causes cancer in animals as well as changes in human cell tissue cultures. Read more...

Naked Yoga Craze Among Hollywood Celebrities - August 29,2009 - NewsBlaze - ...The proponents of naked yoga say that it is taboo-breaking, thrill, liberation, unique perspective, profound spiritual and healing experience; unifies body-soul-mind; sheds barriers/inhibitions/masks; provides greater freedom of movement; saves the hassle of buying expensive yoga outfits; offers acceptance of body with all imperfections; makes one feel comfortable in one's own skin; overcomes weight/body image issue; etc. Read more...

New law promotes plastic bag recycling - Adam Zewe - Community News - Aug 29, 2009 - ...The law, which goes into effect Dec. 1, requires all stores with at least 7,000 square feet of retail space or at least three Delaware locations to create an at-store recycling program for plastic bags. Read more...

BUYcott planned in support of Whole Foods' position on health care - August 28, 2009 - Examiner - As you may know, Texas-based Whole Foods Market is being subjected to a nationwide BOYCOTT by SEIU and other left-wing groups after its CEO John Mackey had the courage to speak up against the Administration's health care 'reform' plan. Read more...

Healing the Youngest Victims of Katrina - Byron Pitts - Aug. 28, 2009 - CBSNews - Four Years after Hurricane Battered the Gulf Coast, Youth are Still Working Through Trauma Read more...

Sexual Holistic Healing - Shaina Gaul - August 28, 2009 - EmPowHer - ...Holistic healing focuses on altering your physiological state without the help of medication. Read more...

BIG PHARMA'S CANCER CURE SECRET - Shane Ellison M. Sc. - NewsWithViews - ...While working as an organic chemist, I was appalled to learn how they methodically kept natural remedies from the watchful eye of the media, especially when it involved effective cancer fighters like Madagascar periwinkle. Read more...

How You Snack Can Make or Break Your Diet...THINNER YOU: Snacking Healthy - August 28, 2009 - AJC - LIZ NOELCKE - ...Munching between meals can actually reduce your overall caloric intake by curbing overeating at your next meal; By controlling later binging, snacking can help you stay on track. Read more...

Natural Ways to cure a Headache - 24MEDICA - Jessica Smith - 27 August 2009 - For example, if you begin to feel yourself getting stressed out, sometimes simply taking a few deep breaths can help to alleviate some of the tension that you might feel beginning with a headache, which will make you feel infinitely better. Read more...

Chinese Herb May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis - Jennifer Warner - WebMD Health News - Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD - ‘Thunder God Vine’ May Work as Natural Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms - Read more...

Holistic wellness 101: Are you living for today? - August 27, 2009 - Examiner - Alice Landry - Ruminating over the past or waiting for the right moment in the future only distract you from focusing on the present moment, where your nexus of power is. Read more...

The Pursuit of Happiness - August 27, 2009 - Examiner - Amara Rose - ...Intriguingly, the founding fathers did not guarantee happiness as they did freedom — only our inalienable right to chase it. Read more...

Tamiflu cure could be making H1N1 stronger - August 27, 2009 - The Star - Los Angeles: Indiscriminate use of antiviral medications to prevent and treat influenza could ease the way for drug-resistant strains of the novel H1N1 virus, or so-called swine flu, to emerge, public health officials warn - making the fight against a pandemic that much harder. Read more...

Healthy San Francisco rates high in satisfaction - Heather Knight - SF Chronicle - August 26, 2009 Ninety-four percent of participants in San Francisco's unique universal health care program are at least somewhat satisfied with it, and 92 percent would recommend it to a friend and think other cities should create similar programs. Read more...

US Health Secretary ignores risks of swine flu jab in dash to vaccinate all Americans by Thanksgiving - 27 August 2009 - TheFluCase - First, the US government reported it would take months to make sufficient "swine flu" jabs to give to all Americans, but this week Kathleen Sebelius changed tack and said all Americans are to be given both doses of the vaccine, which contains a million times more squalene than caused the Gulf War Syndrome, by the beginning of November, strongly suggesting the notion that most of the circa 700 million doses of the lethal vaccine have been stockpiled and are ready to be distributed to more than 300 million Americans. Read more...

Gardasil & Swine Flu, Inconvenient Truth 08-24-09  - Commentary by Barbara Loe Fisher, National Vaccine Information Center - Online video...

EDITOR'S NOTE: For a great follow-up to the previous video posting, go to: SWINE FLU VACCINES MAY HAVE MAJOR MEDICAL THREAT

Defending Your Health vs Defending Your Life - Siri Khalsa - August 26, 2009 - HealingNews - How I cleared a dangerous tumor without surgery and drugs. ...Conditions of this nature have been proven to be diet and lifestyle related. Read more...

Radiation tests are questioned - Stephanie Desmon | August 27, 2009 - Baltimore Sun - Skyrocketing numbers of expensive medical imaging procedures - from CT scans to nuclear stress tests - are not just straining the nation's health care system, but are exposing patients to significant amounts of potentially cancer-causing radiation even though little research has been done into whether those tests actually make people healthier, a new study suggests. Read more...

Radiation is known to cause cancer, typically years after exposure. Too much radiation from medical testing? - August 26, 2009 - LA Times - Americans may be receiving too much radiation from medical tests whose value has not been proven, researchers reported today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read more...

Healing Touch Helps Headaches - 08-25-2009 - MassageMag - Just-released research shows that Healing Touch, a form of energy work, resulted in decreased frequency, intensity and duration of headache pain, as well as profound shifts in recipients' view of themselves, their lives and their potential for healing and transformation. Read more...

Transforming trauma: spiritual healing and transcendance - Jed Shlackman - August 25, 2009 - Examiner - ... In order to heal these patterns it is seen as necessary to connect with a spiritual compass, an awareness of oneself as the eternal essence that transcends the physical life experience. Read more...

The GOP's Top Chef Starves a Beast and Poisons a Debate - Steven Pearlstein - August 26, 2009 - Washington Post - Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, this week revealed a secret Republican plan that would end up eliminating all federal farm subsidies; closing down Yellowstone and Yosemite national parks; selling off the interstate highway system; and canceling Head Start, subsidized school lunches and the entire college loan program. Read more...

Eating healthy not only keeps you slim: it may also benefit the brain later in life by warding off dementia, one study suggests. Obesity is bad for your brain as well as your body, leads to dementia: study - ROSEMARY BLACK - DAILY NEWS - August 25th 2009 - Eating healthy not only keeps you slim: it may also benefit the brain later in life by warding off dementia, one study suggests. Read more...

Obesity drug fears investigated - BBC - 08-25-2009 - US authorities are investigating concerns an anti-obesity drug widely available over the counter at chemists may cause liver damage. Read more...

FILE - In this July 7, 2006 file photo, Dr. Conrad Murray poses for a photo in Houston. A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press on Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, that the Los Angeles County coroner has ruled Michael Jackson's death a homicide. Murray, Jackson's personal physician, is the target of a manslaughter probe headed by Los Angeles police. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, File) MANDATORY CREDIT: HOUSTON CHRONICLEUPDATED: Coroner Rules Jackson's Death Homicide, Murray Lied To Police - THOMAS WATKINS AND JUSTIN PRITCHARD | 08/25/09 - Huffington Post - LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County coroner's finding that the death of Michael Jackson was a homicide could mean criminal charges for his doctor, who told investigators he administered a mix of powerful drugs to treat the pop star's insomnia hours before his death. Read more... For even more updated information: Coroner Attributes Michael Jackson's Death to Sedative Physician Gave Propofol to Singer As a Sleep Aid - Ashley Surdin - Washington Post

Breast cancer 'wonder drug' increases risk of rare tumour by 440% - DAILY MAIL REPORTER - 25th August 2009 - ...These are known as ER negative tumours, as opposed to ER positive, and are much more dangerous as there are no drugs that specifically target them. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: The breast cancer drug is Tamoxifen used to reduce estrogen - sensitive cancers, yet can cause even more severe side effects addressed in previous article. Yet advocates of drug use claim the contrary. Best case scenario: Use natural remedies and when possible avoid unnecesary surgery or chemicals.

Fruits and vegetables, good for the bones?Fruits and vegetables, good for the bones? - Elena Conis - August 24, 2009 - LA Times - For proponents of a low-acid diet, vinegar and citrus aren't the suspects -- meat and dairy products are. Read more...

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics had people wander around a desert.Your brain is weirder than you think - Elizabeth Landau - 08-25-2009 - CNN - Space. Sound. Smell. Humans constantly process a slew of variables in their surroundings. Read more...

Smokers' Cars Loaded With Nicotine - Aug. 24, 2009 - (HealthDay News) -- Passengers riding in the cars of smokers are exposed to nicotine levels nearly twice those found in restaurants and bars that permit smoking, a new study suggests. Read more...

Heart group: Cut back — way back — on extra sugar - JAMIE STENGLE - Associated Press – Aug 25, 2009 - Americans are swallowing 22 teaspoons of sugar each day, and it's time to cut way back, the American Heart Association says. Read more...

Abuse of ADHD Drugs on the Rise - Serena Gordon - Aug. 24, 2009 - (HealthDay News) -- ...The study also reports that next to marijuana, prescription medications are the most common drugs that teenagers use to get high. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: ADHD is a generalized diagnosis term, that when approached through standard medical procedure often leads to bigger problems - the drugs prescribed. Who benefits? Drug companies and doctors with repeat clientele, often from the effects of using these drugs. Example: Ritalin has an effect similar to cocaine and/or meth...

Teen trippin' on ADHD drugs can be a real downer - LINDSEY TANNER - AP – Aug 24, 2009 - CHICAGO – Calls to poison control centers about teens abusing attention-deficit drugs soared 76 percent over eight years, sobering evidence about the dangerous consequences of prescription misuse, a study shows. Read more...

Overuse of antivirals could make H1N1 pandemic even worse - Shari Roan - August 24, 2009 - LA Times - "Influenza viruses mutate frequently and any viral resistance could be acquired easily," said Dr. Anne Schuchat, director of the National Center on Immunization and Respiratory Disease at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Although articles like the previous often suggest using the antiviral drugs and vaccines, the bigger question should be: "What are the long term effects of all these drugs on our bodies, and what are the side effects, sometimes much more serious than the flu itself? - Healing the Flu

Michael Jackson AP Source: Coroner rules Jackson's death homicide - THOMAS WATKINS - 08-24-2009 - Associated Press - The official says the coroner determined a fatal combination of drugs was given to Jackson hours before he died in his rented Los Angeles mansion on June 25. Read more...

Photo by YODIT GIDEY/Herald  Flemion shows a mix of Chinese herbal items.Holistic healing - Dale Rodebaugh - August 24, 2009 - Durango Herald - Holistic medicine regards body and mind or body, mind and spirit as one and looks for underlying causes of ailments or illnesses instead of treating symptoms with drugs or surgery. Read more...

Global cost of new cancers 305 bln dollars in 2009: study - 08-24-2009 - AFP - ..."These new data delineate a stark trajectory for cancer if immediate action is not taken," said Doctor Ala Alwan, the assistant director-general for noncommunicable diseases and mental health with the World Health Organisation. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: One of the main reasons for huge cancer expenditures are the high costs of allopathic / conventional treatments with drugs, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Treatment costs are often $300,000 up. This alone should be a "wakeup call" for the general public. Learn natural nutritional guidelines to avoid this disease, as well as the numerous ways we can combat illness without the invasive allopathic remedies. Go to Healing Cancer for more on this...

Healthy Eating - Debunking vegan myths, plus healthy eating tips - Sarika Chawla - August 23, 2009 - BurbankExaminer - ...there are some easy ways to incorporate the healthy side of veganism into everyday eating. Read more...

Health care debate misses issue of costsHealth care debate misses issue of costs - Joe Nation - August 23, 2009 - SFGate - ...The issue - thus far largely ignored by the president and Congress, Sarah Palin and ultra-liberal Democrats who insist on a single-payer policy - is of health care costs. Rea more...

Case-by-case examples - Alison Young - 08-24-2009 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - How will health care reform affect you? It's difficult to know for sure because the proposals being discussed in Washington continue to evolve. Read more...

In this economy it pays to be veganIn this economy it pays to be vegan - Kyle Wardstrom - 08-23-2009 - San Jose Examiner - With the economy being at its lowest since The Great Depression of the late 1920's and 30's, Americans are looking for ways to cut costs and maximize their dollar. Read more...

Don't Inject Me (the Swine Flu Vaccine Song) by the Health Ranger 

Swine flu: People with mild symptoms 'need not be given Tamiflu' Healthy people with mild symptoms of swine flu need not be given Tamiflu, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, appearing to call into question how the drugs are given out in this country. Kate Devlin - 22 Aug 2009 - Telegraph - Researchers from Oxford University warned earlier this month that children with mild symptoms of the virus should not be given Tamiflu because its harms outweighed the benefits. Read More...

H1N1 affected person cured by natural healing - 2009-08-23 - sifynews - Indore: Though a person was tested positive for the H1N1 virus in Madhya Pradesh, he defeated the virus on his own. Read more...

Better Health Through Fasting - Zafar Nomani - 08-23-2009 - Washington Post - Fasting can be healthy for people of all faiths from Christians to Jews, Hindus, Buddhists and others who fast as a part of their spiritual practice. But it's got to be done right. Read more...

Ramadan's Spiritual Discipline - Mike Ghouse - 08-23-2009 - Washington Post - ...Fasting is meant to impart a sense of what it means to be truly human, and its universality is reflected by its observance in Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Sikh, Zoroastrian and other faiths. Read more...

Vegan diet reduces carbon footprint - CHRIS HOLBEIN - 08-22-2009 - TheSunNews - Researchers at the University of Chicago have determined that switching to a vegan diet (which includes no meat, eggs or dairy foods) is about 50 percent more effective in countering climate change than trading in a standard American car for a Prius. Read more...

Unique energy healing class offered at W.Va. State - Davin White - August 22, 2009 - WVGazette - ...Geronilla, who is teaching a three-credit course this fall at West Virginia State University, says energy healing exercises help fight fatigue and restore vitality, strengthen the immune system, overcome negativity and depression and relieve headaches, migraines, digestive problems and arthritis. Read more...

Debating How Much Weed Killer Is Safe in Your Water Glass - CHARLES DUHIGG - August 22, 2009 - NY Times - For decades, farmers, lawn care workers and professional green thumbs have relied on the popular weed killer atrazine to protect their crops, golf courses and manicured lawns. Read more...

Chile confirms swine flu in turkeys - Federico Quilodran - Associated Press - 08/21/2009 - ...Top flu and animal-health experts with the United Nations in Rome and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta were monitoring the situation, but said the infected turkeys have suffered only mild effects, easing concern about a potentially dangerous development. Read more...

Chile Turkey Farms Quarantined After Swine Flu Found - Nathan Gill and James Attwood Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Two Chilean poultry farms are under quarantine after swine flu was detected in turkeys, the first case of the virus found in birds, the nation’s health ministry and U.S. health officials said. Read more...

The healing power of friendship - Diane Griffith - Aug 21, 2009 - myOptumHealth - ...A person who feels a sense of belonging has a better chance of staying healthy than someone who is isolated and doesn't have a support system. Read more...

The Healing Power of Nature - Meridel I. Gatterman, MA, DC, MEd - Dynamic Chiropractic - ...The prevalence today of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, obesity, and factors related to overstimulation by the ever-present electronic environment can be directly related to an absence of time spent enjoying nature. Read more...

Flu drugs inappropriate for healthy adults: study - Aug 21, 2009 - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The flu drugs Tamiflu and Relenza may not be worthwhile to treat seasonal influenza in healthy adults, British researchers reported on Friday. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: This previous posting starts out correct, but STILL suggests getting inoculated with the flu vaccine. I keep wondering who is "paying off" these reporters and researchers to suggest poisoning our society? Swine Flu Truths & Facts

Ban Factory Farms & Stop Forced Vaccinations Despite years of warnings by public interest organizations such as the Organic Consumers Association and the Humane Society of the U.S., earlier this year, drugged-out pigs and chickens on intensive confinement factory farms have incubated a highly infectious H1N1 virus that set off a global pandemic. Read more - How you can help...

Vaccines can be dangerous.  Click here to read more...What's the Danger of Swine Flu Vaccinations? - Dr. Anders Bruun Laursen - Global Research - August 20, 2009 - There seems to be quite a lot of uncertainty about the technical nature of Swine Flu (H1N1) vaccines. Read more for the straight truth...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Did you know that Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services signed a document making federal officials and vaccine makers immune from lawsuits related to any ill effects from the swine flu vaccine? ...and do you wonder why???

Reuters – A jogger runs at the foothills of the Canadian rocky mountains near Calgary, Alberta November 20, 2007. …Lack of sun may dim depressed people's thinking - Amy Norton – Aug 20, 2009 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A lack of sunshine may cloud memory and other thinking or "cognitive" functions in some people with depression, a new study hints. Read more...

FDA Cracks Down on Ibuprofen Skin Creams - Cole Petrochko - MedPage - August 21, 2009 - WASHINGTON -- The FDA has issued warning letters to eight companies demanding that they stop marketing unapproved topical products containing ibuprofen as over-the-counter pain relievers. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: We like to report when the FDA is doing its job correctly. Common adverse effects of ibuprofen include: nausea, dyspepsia, gastrointestinal ulceration/bleeding, raised liver enzymes, diarrhea, epistaxis, headache, dizziness, priapism, rash, salt / fluid retention, and hypertension. Infrequent adverse effects include: oesophageal ulceration, heart failure, hyperkalaemia, renal impairment, confusion, and bronchospasm. When one looks close, most prescription drugs have poisonous side effects.

Regularly burning paraffin candles in a poorly ventilated area - a bathroom, for example - creates a risky exposure to toxic chemicals, a new study says. Candlelit dinner with a side of toxic chemicals? Paraffin candles emit cancerous pollutants: study - NICOLE LYN PESCE - DAILY NEWS - August 20th 2009 - Scientists from the South Carolina State University in Orangeburg lit candles made of paraffin – the most common and inexpensive candle wax – in a specially-built chamber and found that the smoke emits doses of pollutants, including benzene, toluene and ketones, that have been linked to cancer, asthma and birth defects. Read more...Eat up! Popcorn is high in polyphenols, which help fight cancer, heart disease and other ailments.

Eat up! Popcorn full of cancer-fighting antioxidants: study - GINA SALAMONE - DAILY NEWS - August 20th 2009 - New research says the popular snack food can actually help prevent cancer, according to a study led by Dr. Joe Vinson of the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Although popcorn has tremendous value as a staple food, be aware that not all commercial popcorn is safe, depending how it is grown, popped, and what is used to flavor it. Air popping without chemical additives is safest, as cooked oil can sometimes be source of acrylamide, a dangerous carcinogen. After popping sprinkle on olive oil with unrefined salt for great, safer flavor enhancement.

Scientists Spot How Sugar 'Feeds' Tumors - Aug. 20, 2009 - (HealthDay News) -- New information about how sugar "feeds" tumors has been uncovered by U.S. researchers, who said the finding may also have implications for other diseases such as diabetes. Read more...

Oprah and Dr Oz sue over alleged false endorsements - Aug 19, 2009 - NEW YORK (Reuters) – Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and television expert Dr. Mehmet Oz, a frequent guest on Winfrey's show, sued more than 50 businesses on Wednesday, saying they had falsely claimed the pair endorsed various beauty products and dietary supplements. Read more...

Documentary focuses on food and natural healing - AUGUST 20, 2009 - HomeTownLife - ...The experts claim we're harming our bodies with improper nutrition, and that the right kind of foods, supplements and detoxification can be used to treat chronic illnesses as fatal as terminally diagnosed cancer. Read more...

Licking Your Wounds: Scientists Isolate Compound In Human Saliva That Speeds Wound Healing ScienceDaily (July 24, 2008) "We hope our finding is ultimately beneficial for people who suffer from non-healing wounds, such as foot ulcers and diabetic ulcers, as well as for treatment of trauma-induced wounds like burns," said Menno Oudhoff, first author of the report. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: The previous is an older article, yet pertinent when we realize how simple this procedure is, yet many will wonder: "Why didn't I think of that before?"

Healthcare cooperatives emerging as possible alternative - James Oliphant - August 19, 2009 - LA Times Reporting from Washington - With prospects fading that the Senate will include a government-run insurance option in healthcare reform legislation, congressional Democrats and Republicans are already sparring over an alternative -- a series of private regional cooperatives that advocates say could achieve the goals of a public plan without the potential for government interference. Read more...

House Democrats expand health insurer probe - Susan Heavey - 08-19-2009 - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Democrats on the U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee are questioning dozens of health insurance companies about executive compensation and other practices. Read more...

Study Backs Heroin to Treat Addiction - BENEDICT CAREY - August 19, 2009 - NY Times - The safest and most effective treatment for hard-core heroin addicts who fail to control their habit using methadone or other treatments may be their drug of choice, in prescription form, researchers are reporting after the first rigorous test of the approach performed in North America. Read more...

Mercury contaminated fishFish in streams across U.S. tainted with mercury - LA Times - August 19, 2009 - Researchers found mercury in every fish tested in a nationwide stream survey, with some of the higher concentrations showing up in mining areas of the West. Read more...

Veterans’ Doctor to Lead F.D.A. Tobacco Division - DUFF WILSON - August 19, 2009 - NY Times - The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday named a physician with extensive experience in the health issues of soldiers to lead its effort to regulate tobacco products. Read more...

Medical Groups Promoted HPV Vaccine Using Funds Provided by Drugmaker - Rob Stein - 08-19-2009 - Washington Post - At least three medical associations promoted a vaccine for a sexually transmitted virus using funds provided by the vaccine's manufacturer, according to an analysis being published in Wednesday's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Read more...

Cooperatives Being Pushed as an Alternative to a Government Plan - David S. Hilzenrath and Alec MacGillis - Washington Post - August 18, 2009 - As prospects fade for a public, or government-run, option as part of health-care reform, key senators are considering another model to create competition for private insurers: member-owned, nonprofit health cooperatives. Read more...

Forced vaccines: Ready for yours? - Janet Porter - 08-18-2009 - WorldNetDaily - ...A confidential letter from the United Kingdom Health Protection Agency was sent to about 600 neurologists alerting them to watch for an increase in Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) as a result of the swine flu vaccination. Read more...

Swine flu vaccine could cause deadly nervous disorder - 08-16-2009 - FoodConsumer - ...The national vaccination campaign had as many as 40 million people vaccinated and unfortunately many people developed Guillain-Barre syndrome. Read more...

Swine flu jab link to killer nerve disease: Leaked letter reveals concern of neurologists over 25 deaths in America - JO MACFARLANE - 15th August 2009 - MailOnline - [UK] The letter from the Health Protection Agency, the official body that oversees public health, has been leaked to The Mail on Sunday, leading to demands to know why the information has not been given to the public before the vaccination of millions of people, including children, begins. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: More than any other "press releases" over the last half year, we keep hearing about the Swine Flu, and what you should do or should not do [Swine Flu Truths & Facts]. The previous articles are posted as a wake up call. Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) can be fatal, attacks nerve lining leading to paralysis and suffocation, making one unable to breathe. Mass immunity to this latest type A influenza is only possible when people learn and avoid the reason for these viruses [Avoiding and Healing the Flu - Developing Immunity without Vaccines or Drugs]

Swine Flu Natural and Herbal RemediesSwine Flu Natural and Herbal Remedies - Dhanya Joy - 08-17-2009 - PlantePawai - Swine flu natural remedies and swine flu herbal remedies are better treatment options, and they are also free of side effects that are generally caused by allopathic medicines. Read more...

1 in 3 nurses don’t want flu jab - Madeleine Brindley - 08-18-2009 - WalesOnLine - A THIRD of nurses have said they do not want to have a swine flu jab amid growing fears about its safety, according to a poll published today. Read more...

Vaccinations are causing impaired blood flowVaccinations are causing impaired blood flow (Ischemia), Chronic Illness, Disease and Death for us all - Andrew Moulden MD, PhD - Medical & Neurobehavioral Therapies Director - VacTruth - This evidence must be circulated broadly in light of the imminent Fall, 2009 plan to turn North American schools into MASS vaccine centers to institute triple flu vaccine to us all. Read more...

A Holistic Approach to Addiction - Sandpoint Wellness Council - 17 August, 2009 - Addiction is a symptom; there are many ways available to help treat the cause. Read more...

Common herbs and spices could help protect crops against pestsHerbs 'can be natural pesticides' - 17 August 2009 - BBC - Common herbs and spices show promise as an environmentally-friendly alternative to conventional pesticides, scientists have told a major US conference. Read more...

Famed vegan cowboy now lives in Ellensburg - DARCY WYTKO - 08-17-2009 - YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLICAN - year after Lyman's appearance on "Oprah," the U.S. Department of Agriculture outlawed the primary practice that causes the spread of mad cow disease - the feeding of cows, who are herbivores by nature, the remains of other cattle in the form of meat and bone meal. Read more...

Watsu, or "water shiatsu," is an increasingly popular form of bodywork (therapy).Watsu massage -- another body-mind-spirit healing tool - Maria Hoaglund - August 17, 2009 - Examiner - Watsu, or "water shiatsu," is an increasingly popular form of bodywork (therapy). Read more with online videos...

Boycotting Whole Foods is a Dumb Idea - Megan McArdle - 08-17-2009 - TheAtlantic - Here's why boycotts don't work: the vast majority of customers don't care. Read more...

Binge drinking a problem for older adults too - Aug 17, 2009 - Reuters - Using data from a government survey of nearly 11,000 Americans age 50 and up, researchers found that 23 percent of men between the ages of 50 and 64 admitted to binge drinking in the past month, as did roughly 9 percent of women. Read more...

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Obesity a crushing weight on U.S. health care - Carolyn Lochhead - SFChronicle - August 16, 2009 - Obesity is the elephant in the room of health care reform, a public health catastrophe that kills more than 100,000 Americans a year, cost the nation $147 billion last year and threatens to shorten U.S. life expectancy for the first time since the Civil War. Read more:

Slippery elm as a healing agentHolistic Herbal Medicine Slippery Elm Heals and Soothes - Beth Netter - August 13, 2009 - TimesUnion - ...The early settlers in the United States learned about this healing herb from the Indians and used it internally as a tea to treat bowel/digestive disorders such as diarrhea, constipation, respiratory problems such as colds, coughs and sore throats, and for kidney disorders. Read more...

Gates Foundation Sells Off Most Health-Care, Pharmaceutical Holdings - JESSICA HODGSON - AUGUST 14, 2009 - Wall Street Journal - SAN FRANCISCO --The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private philanthropy fund, has sold off almost all of its pharmaceutical, biotechnology and health-care investments since the end of March, according to a regulatory filing published Friday. Read more...

A better diet can reduce the chances of developing kidney stones by as much as 45 per cent, whatever your age, size or sex Photo: GETTYGood diet can stave off kidney stones, claim scientists - Richard Alleyne - 14 Aug 2009 - Telegraph, UK - Eating more fruit and vegetables and less red meat and salt will stave off kidney stones, new research has revealed. Read more...

Fla. doc fired over 'doughnuts equal death' sign - MELISSA NELSON - Associated Press – Aug 13, 2009 - PENSACOLA, Fla. – Dr. Jason Newsom railed against burgers, french fries, fried chicken and sweet tea in his campaign to promote better eating in a part of the country known as the Redneck Riviera. Read more...

Internal Memo Confirms Big Giveaways In White House Deal With Big Pharma Ryan Grim - 08-13-2009 - Huffington Post - ...It says the White House agreed to oppose any congressional efforts to use the government's leverage to bargain for lower drug prices or import drugs from Canada -- and also agreed not to pursue Medicare rebates or shift some drugs from Medicare Part B to Medicare Part D, which would cost Big Pharma billions in reduced reimbursements. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: The latest Health Care Reform proposal presented to Congress by the Obama Administration seems to have too many "black holes" to be passable. Both major political parties see this, and instead of lauding it for the needed changes, especially insurance reform, there is simply more work needed to reach a vialble compromise.

We need health care civility, yet where is the line drawn? Pharmaceutical companies gave Obama HUGE campaign contributions, and he is simply honoring those that financially supported his election. Fair or not, that is "politics as usual".

What we REALLY need is sane education and nutrition programs, that viably explain even bigger needs - preventative measures to keep our public well, campaign finance reform, and other initiatives that will mandate non-comedic media persons and politicians to really give us the straight truth.

Organic Farming - Photo courtesy of freedigitalphotos.netWill Obama's new Food Czar end organic farming? - Tracey Planinz - August 10, 2009 - Examiner - ...As an attorney for agriculture giant Monsanto, Taylor helped find legal "loopholes" for manufacturers of DDT, PCB's, pesticides, aspartame and bovine growth hormone, all of which have been found to be harmful for human consumption. Read more...

Sexual healing: My brother wants me to have sex with him - Pamela Stephenson Connolly - The Guardian - 13 August 2009 - ...Incest leaves survivors with shame, sexual confusion and low self-esteem, which can have a devastating effect on future relationships. Read more...

As you exhale, draw your navel in. (Henry Chan/The Epoch Times)Healing Back Pain Through Breathing - James Goodlatte - Aug 12, 2009 - Epoch Times - One of the simplest and most underused techniques for reducing low back pain is deep diaphragmatic breathing. Read more...

Thank Whole Foods: Under Pressure from Organic Consumers, Whole Foods Says it Will Expand Organic Offerings in 2010 - 08-12-2009 - The Organic Consumers Association has been pressuring Whole Foods Market and wholesale giant United Natural Foods to put a priority on selling organic, as opposed to so-called "natural foods." Please write to Whole Foods to thank them for putting a renewed focus on its core customers. If you can, please take the time to personalize your letter. Read more...

Health care reform needs to be balancedThe Whole Foods Alternative to ObamaCare - JOHN MACKEY - 08-11-2009 - Wall Street Journal - With a projected $1.8 trillion deficit for 2009, several trillions more in deficits projected over the next decade, and with both Medicare and Social Security entitlement spending about to ratchet up several notches over the next 15 years as Baby Boomers become eligible for both, we are rapidly running out of other people's money. Read more...

High Fees Common in Medical Care, Survey Finds - GINA KOLATA - August 11, 2009 - NYTimes - ...The survey, insurers and some economists say, shows the sort of irrational pricing of medical care that is an integral part of the nation’s health care problems and that is largely being ignored, some say, in the current debate. Read more...

The Wrong Diagnosis - Dr. Andrew Weil - 08-09-2009 - Huffington Post - ...what's missing, tragically, is a diagnosis of the real, far more fundamental problem, which is that what's even worse than its stratospheric cost is the fact that American health care doesn't fulfill its prime directive -- it does not help people become or stay healthy. Read more...

Migraine 'miracle worker' - 12th August 2009 | Lucinda Dean - The Daily - ...There's no known cure for migraines, but some Coast sufferers are finding relief through an alternative therapy called advanced bodywork therapy. Read more...

Are your trustworthy?Holistic wellness 101: Are you trustworthy? August 11, 2009 - Examiner - Alice Landry - ...From a holistic perspective, trust can be viewed in terms of honesty in your thoughts (mind), feelings (heart), actions (body), and soulful (spirit) connections with yourself and others. Read more...

Dogs and 2-Year-Olds on Same Mental Plane - Amanda Gardner - Mon Aug 10,2009 - (HealthDay News) -- According to accumulating research, the beloved family dog is really a toddler with a snout and tail. Read more...

EDITORS NOTE: Dogs are much more intelligent than many humans think. Although what and how they react to things is sometimes different than humans, they have feelings, and it always helps to treat them like a valued family member. When you are sick or feeling low, they often reach out and offer healing for you when no one else is around.

Discharged patients transmitted MRSA in home health settings - Jean DerGurahian - August 10, 2009 - ModernHealthCare - Patients were discharged from hospitals carrying the hospital-acquired infection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and transmitted the infection in home healthcare settings, according to a report. Read more...

Optimism Good for Heart and LongevityOptimism Good for Heart and Longevity - Aug. 10, 2009 - Ed Edelson - MSN - (HealthDay News) -- Women who take a darker view of life are more likely to develop heart trouble than those with a cheerful, trusting outlook, a new study indicates. Read more...

Disruptions drown out debate at health care meetings - 08-10-2009 - (CNN) -- The battle raging over President Obama's health care plan has spread from across the aisles in Congress to across the country. Read more...

Breast-Feeding May Lower Breast Cancer Risk - Aug. 10, 2009 - AJC - (HealthDay News) -- Women who breast-feed their babies even for short periods of time may lower their risk of developing premenopausal breast cancer if they have a family history of the disease. Read more...

Qigong: Another powerful tool in self-healingQigong: Another powerful tool in self-healing - Maria Hoaglund - 08-10-2009 - Examiner - "...The benefits of Qigong are as many as there are aspects to life." - Master Chunyi Lin, the founder of Spring Forest Qigong Read more...

8 Ways To Read Your Body's Warning Signs For Health - Anne Naylor - August 9, 2009 - Huffington Post - 8 Ways To Read Your Body's Warning Signs For Health...A health crisis can be seen as a wake up call to greater all round health and vitality; possibly a needed and radical change of lifestyle; an awakening to a more profound purpose and passion on your life's journey. Read more...

"Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans." - John Lennon

Guide to holistic therapiesGuide to holistic therapies - Aug 8 2009 - Sunday Mercury - ANCIENT holistic therapies are becoming more accepted by the medical profession as a way of treating anything from arthritis to insomnia. Read more...Stress leads to belly-fat

Stress leads to belly-fat - Amit Pathania - 08/09/2009 - TopNews - ...No doubt a western-style diet containing fat and cholesterol increases the body fat but chronic stress leads to accumulation of fat in the abdomen, which increases the risk of heart disease. Read more...

Nutrition 101: What are the best nutritional food bargains? - Sharon Oberne - 08-08-2009 - Examiner - ...the scientists and dieticians from Ohio State University Medical Center recommend a few economical options to help you cut costs while still eating well. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Regarding the previous article - Although the foods listed in this article are not necessarilly the highest quality foods, these will get people through financially challenging times, cold winters, or when fresh, raw produce, nuts, and seeds are unaffordable. I call them "survival foods". The ones mentioned will sustain you when nothing else is available.

Dead by MistakeWithin health care hides massive, avoidable death toll - CATHLEEN F. CROWLEY and ERIC NALDER - HEARST NEWSPAPERS - Aug. 7, 2009 - ...Experts estimate that a staggering 98,000 people die from preventable medical errors each year. Read more...

You Say Tomato, I Say Agricultural Disaster You Say Tomato, I Say Agricultural Disaster - DAN BARBER - August 8, 2009 - NYTimes - ...According to plant pathologists, this killer round of blight began with a widespread infiltration of the disease in tomato starter plants. Read more...

Science and Pseudoscience in Adult Nutrition Research and Practice Skeptical EnquirerScience and Pseudoscience in Adult Nutrition Research and Practice - REYNOLD SPECTOR - 08-08-2009 - ...purpose here is to definitively (wherever possible) or tentatively (where the data are incomplete or nonexistent) answer a series of key questions about adult human nutrition using relevant rigorous scientific principles and methods. Read more...

Nutrition: A New Paradigm in Pain Relief is Here - August 08, 2009 - Kerri Knox, RN - NaturalNews - With many simple nutrients alleviating or even eliminating pain from a variety of conditions, it's worth it to look at pain with fresh eyes as really just a sign of nutritional deficiency. Read more...

Durian is the Healing King of All Fruits - Sheryl Walters - 08-08-2009 - (NaturalNews) Durian is a little known fruit from Asia that has an extremely pungent smell and an amazingly sweet taste. Read more...

A chemical found in blueberry leaves has shown a strong effect in blocking the replication of the Hepatitis C virus, opening up a new avenue for treating chronic HCV infections, which affect 200 million people worldwide and can eventually lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. (Credit: iStockphoto/Michal Boubin)Hepatitis Healing Power Of Blueberry Leaves - ScienceDaily (Aug. 7, 2009) — A chemical found in blueberry leaves has shown a strong effect in blocking the replication of the Hepatitis C virus, opening up a new avenue for treating chronic HCV infections, which affect 200 million people worldwide and can eventually lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. Read more...

Secrets to Fast Healing - August 07, 2009 - Dr. Julian Whitaker - NaturalNews - ...Whether you're a professional athlete or an "armchair quarterback," these therapies can help speed up the healing process, put an end to pain, and keep you in the action. Read more...

Cancer survivor Debra Radvany, with her dog Roxy near a wall of clematis, finds peace in her garden in Harleysville, Pa. Cancer survivor finds healing in her garden - GINNY SMITH • PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER • AUGUST 6, 2009 - Her Harleysville, Pa., garden is comfortable and pretty and delightfully approachable, a reflection of its creator, a master gardener who doesn't sweat stuff like invasive thistle. Read more...

Editorial: Apology to Indians a chance for more healing - ARGUS LEADER • AUGUST 7, 2009 - (Sioux Falls) This isn't the first time the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee has passed a resolution apologizing to Native Americans for past injustices by the United States government. Read more...

Healing from difficult marriage, divorce or widowhood - Dr. Erica Goodstone - 08-07-2009 - Examiner - New research indicates that even if you divorce or your partner passes away, there may still be some long term consequences to your health. Read more...

Comfrey Promotes Healing of Wounds - August 06, 2009 - Trish Wootten - NaturalNews - in Latin. Its safest uses are external, and possess excellent ability to heal sores, burns, and other topical wounds due to its ability to multiply and regenerate cells. Read more...

Healing Powers of Consensus - Douglas E. Schoen - 08-05-2009 - East Hampton Star - In this complicated political climate — where everyone agrees about the problem but disagrees about the solution — the arduous task of building consensus is the only viable way to achieve meaningful reform. Read more...

Emergency - Saving Lives - Dennis Knicely - 08-06-2009 - HealingNews - Learn how CPR and other paths have saved many from death - Coping with death when it is inevitable. I would suggest CPR training to anyone willing, as it has saved many from death. Read more...Don Imus overseeing visitors at his ranch near Ribera, N.M.

Healing Amid the Herd - JACQUES STEINBERG - August 5, 2009 - New York Times - RIBERA, N.M. — Over the last 11 summers Don Imus and his wife, Deirdre, have welcomed nearly 1,000 children with cancer to their cattle ranch here in northern New Mexico for weeklong stays intended to be more work than play. Read more...

UPDATE: Company Recalls 825,769 Lbs Beef For Salmonella -USDA - Bill Tomson - 08-06-2009 - DOW JONES - ...This strain "is resistant to many commonly prescribed drugs, which can increase the risk of hospitalization or possible treatment failure in infected individuals," the USDA said. Read more...

Healing a broken heartModern Love 101: Healing a broken heart - Tinamarie Bernard - 08-05-2009 - Examiner - Few experiences in love are as painful as the breakup that shouldn’t happen; to know someone loves you, and yet, by circumstance, fear or bad timing, they are unable to open up to love’s possibilities. Read more...

Healing the Family: Dealing with Loss and Separation - Kimile Levell - 08-05-2009 - ABC4 - ...learn some informative ideas about keeping yourself emotionally current and staying connected to the loved one that's gone. Read more...

US-developed insecticide may damage central nervous system - Aharon Etengoff - August 05, 2009 - TG Daily - "We've found that DEET is not simply a behavior-modifying chemical but also inhibits the activity of a key central nervous system enzyme, acetycholinesterase, in both insects and mammals," Vincent Corbel wrote in the BMC Biology journal. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Many times simply using plain soap, or even better Dr. Bronner's diluted with water and sprayed on plants works just as well as insecticides, without the harmful side effects of using poison. Of course the chemical companies selling poison products do not want the public to know this. There are many better, organic ways to control pests than spraying with poison that is simply dangerous to life, with a serious, harmful cumulative effect on areas where they have had overuse. Using Dr. Bronner's Eucalyptus Soap to shampoo animals also works very well to relieve them of fleas. Eucalyptus naturally deters fleas, and kills them when used as a shampoo.

Psychologists Reject Gay ‘Therapy’ - ASSOCIATED PRESS - August 5, 2009 - The American Psychological Association declared Wednesday that mental health professionals should not tell gay clients they can become straight through therapy or other treatments. Read more...

Stopping antidepressants can cause side effects - Regina Nuzzo - 08-05-2009 - Los Angeles Times - ...All approved antidepressant medications either come with documented discontinuation problems or a manufacturer's warning of the possibility. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: There is a great article up: Healing Depression, Bipolar, and Mental Illness. At this article there are numerous ways to reverse these symptoms without the dangerous drugs.

Groups Take Health-Reform Debate to Airwaves $52 Million Has Been Spent So Far on Ads in What Could Be Record-Shattering Battle - Ben Pershing - Washington Post - August 5, 2009 - ...Drugmakers, labor unions, both national political parties and the sector currently under the heaviest fire -- health insurance companies -- are all weighing in with significant ad buys. Read more...

Child, Teen Cancers Linked to TNF Blockers FDA Puts New Warning on Remicade, Enbrel, Humira, Cimzia, Simponi - Daniel J. DeNoon - WebMD - Aug. 4, 2009 - The FDA warns that TNF blockers -- the immune-disease drugs Remicade, Enbrel, Humira, Cimzia, and Simponi -- may cause lymphoma and other cancers in children and teens. Read more...

More D.C. Kids Had Elevated Lead Than Stated - Carol D. Leonnig - Washington Post - August 4, 2009 - ...The new information was uncovered by a House subcommittee investigating the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's performance and has raised congressional concern about whether the agency properly alerted District residents to a health risk from unprecedented levels of lead in the water. Read more...

Medical Papers by Ghostwriters Pushed Therapy - NATASHA SINGER - August 4, 2009 - New York Times - Newly unveiled court documents show that ghostwriters paid by a pharmaceutical company played a major role in producing 26 scientific papers backing the use of hormone replacement therapy in women, suggesting that the level of hidden industry influence on medical literature is broader than previously known. Read more...

High cholesterol in middle age may lead to dementia - WASHINGTON - Aug 4, 2009 - (Reuters) - People who have even slightly elevated cholesterol when they are middle-aged have a higher risk of dementia later on, researchers reported on Tuesday. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Want to keep your cholesterol down? Avoid most animal products, and you will not have to worry. Cholesterol build up restricts blood flow, and is also a major cause of heart failure, strokes, cancer, as well as restricted blood reaching the brain.

"The food industry, in alliance with pharmaceutical and big biotechnology companies, has waged a long, often cynical campaign to convince the public that mass-produced, chemically-assisted and intensively-farmed products are just as good as organic foods, despite mounting evidence to the contrary." - Source: "A Cancerous Conspiracy to Poison Your Faith in Organic Food" Joanna Blythman The Daily Mail, 31 July 2009

Send a Letters to Editors: Organic Food IS More Nutritious - Send letters to editors of every major publication that posted articles claiming the contrary, and ANY sensible person knows that properly grown non-GMO organically grown foods are MUCH more nutritious and healthy for our bodies.

Food Safety Act Passes House - The US House of Representatives passed the Food Safety Enhancement Act, H.R. 2749, late last week. This was the second attempt to pass the bill. Representative Dingell's willingness to address the concerns of organic and small producers was one of the factors that eased passage the second time around. It's now up to the Senate to move similar legislation. The Organic Consumers Association will be organizing its members to contact the Senate to ensure that their version has stronger language to protect small producers from a regressive fee structure and burdensome tracking requirements, and organic producers from conflict with National Organic Program regulations designed conserve wildlife habitat.

Arthritis drugs raise cancer risk in kids-US FDA - 08.04.09 - Susan Heavey - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Blockbuster ( BBI - news - people ) prescription drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions can increase the risk of potentially deadly cancer in children and teenagers, U.S. health regulators said Tuesday in ordering stronger warnings on such medications. Read more...

Brain Exercises May Delay Dementia - August 3, 2009 - LiveScience - Activities that keep the brain active, such as reading, writing and playing card games, may delay the precipitous memory declines that define dementia, a new study suggests. Read more...

Exercise helps fight depression - Jeannine Stein - August 3, 2009 - LATimes - ...When you're getting somebody to move and getting them to change a pattern in their life, just that little bit of pattern change can relate to a mood change, and they start to see themselves as a person who is active, not just a couch potato. Read more...

Heirloom Tomatoes PHOTO BY ARIELLA SCHRECKEat local, Downtown! Co-ops challenge American diets - SARAH MCKENZIE - 08-03-2009 - DowntownJournal - [Minneapolis] Folks who want to learn more about the local food movement — and those who have already jumped on the homegrown bandwagon — should check out the Eat Local, America! challenge. Read more...

Cacao is extraordinarily high in vitamin C, contains Omega 6 fatty acids and is one of the best sources of natural fiber. The raw, tasty truth about natural chocolate - Marisa Belger - MSNBC TODAYShow - Aug 3, 2009 - ...Chocolate in its natural state is the best form of magnesium, chromium and iron, which are the top three mineral deficiencies in the US. Read more...

Natural healing - BLAIR POLLOCK - 08-03-2009 - ...Acharan Narula, Suki Roth and Will Endres don't have MD after their names, but they all are producing medicines and foods that help people. Read more...

Healing our perception of masculine energy - Asha Hawkesworth - 08-03-2009 - Examiner - ...this misperception is a disservice to men, and it provides a narrow view of what masculine energy is. Read more...

Eat Your Carrots and Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer - August 02, 2009 - Kathleen Barnes - NaturalNews - The most recent studies show that the nutrients that give fruits and vegetables their yellow, orange and red colors can offer breast cancer protection to women at any stage of life, even those who have already survived breast cancer. Read more...

The healing power of plants: Lily - Amanda Bussen - 08-02-2009 - Examiner - The tiger lily has been used in similar ways as the white water lily, and though the white water lily and the tiger lily have strong healing properties, the lily of the valley is the plant most used in medicine. Read more...

100 FACTS ABOUT BREASTFEEDING - 8/2/2009 - ::: THE PENINSULA (Quatar) - Dr Mohammed Ilyas Khan - Breastfeeding is the ideal form of nutrition during the first stages of life because breast milk provides the necessary elements for normal growth and development and contains several factors that protect children from infection and other disorders. Read more...

Campaign lauds advantages of breastfeeding babies - AMBER POMPA - Herald-Banner - 08-01-2009 - It’s National Breastfeeding Awareness Month and nothing makes your children healthier and smarter, boosts babies’ immune systems, guards them against childhood obesity and diabetes, reduces women’s chances of breast and ovarian cancer, burns as much as 500 calories a day, is available day and night and may even protect infants from leukemia and asthma like breastfeeding. Read more...

US Marshals seize sanitizer for bacteria problems - 08-02-2009 - (AP) WASHINGTON — The FDA also warned the public Saturday not to use any Clarcon products because they contain harmful bacteria and are promoted as antimicrobial agents that claim to treat open wounds, damaged skin, and protect against various infectious diseases. Read more...

Patricia Gantz-Pollard hangs lavender to dry in her barn.  Photo by Jerry Campbell for BE HealthyLavender business brings health, happiness and healing to woman entrepreneur by Bobbe Taber | Special to BE Healthy - August 01, 2009 - "If you've got a dream," says Lavender Daydreams owner Patricia Gantz-Pollard, "get out and act on it, because you are not getting any younger." Read more...

Healing Earth from within the self - Marie Rains - 08-01-2009 - Examiner - ...if one truly desires a healed and thriving planet to come to light in this lifetime, then see it one must in the mind's eye first--starting with the the sights, the fragrance, and the sounds of what a recovering Earth is like. Read more...

One of the angel cards from a deck used by certified angel therapist Joan Darlene who practices out of Canyon Country’s Balance Point Spa.Reiki and angels lead the healing path Nondenominational spiritual healing methods help some find clarity and comfort in hectic world - Alicia Dukov - 08-02-2009 - The Signal - Through non-denominational spiritual healing methods — such as angel card readings and the practice of Reiki — Darlene is helping Santa Clarita Valley community members explore pathways to inner peace and the discovery of new joys in life. Read more...

Reflexology: Healing is in the sole - Elaine Markowitz - St. Petersburg Times - - August 1, 2009 - ...According to practitioners of this therapy, reflex areas in hands and feet correspond to all the glands and organs of the body. Read more...

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