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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...

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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.

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Doctors recognize the healing power of spirituality - Karen Kaplan - October 27, 2009 - LA Times - Those who believed that belief in a higher power could be helpful to patients were more likely to reach out to chaplains, as were doctors who felt comfortable discussing religion with patients directly, the survey found. Read more...

Antipsychotics Cause Weight Gain in Kids - Jonathan Rockoff - OCTOBER 28, 2009 - Wall Street Journal - The drugs examined were four top-selling atypical antipsychotics: Abilify, sold by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.; Risperdal from Johnson & Johnson; Seroquel from AstraZeneca PLC; and Zyprexa from Eli Lilly & Co. Read more...

Hefty Side Effect For Kids On Antipsychotics - Robert Langreth - 10.27.09 - Forbes - Study finds troubling weight gains in children taking brand-name psychiatric drugs. Read more...

FDA Oversight of Unproven Drugs is Lacking: Government Report - October 27th, 2009 - AboutLawsuits - A new congressional report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) indicates that the FDA has failed to follow up on unproven drugs that are put on the market through an accelerated approval process, and has no mechanism in place to remove those drugs when they prove to be unsuccessful or dangerous. Read more...

Industry Years Behind on Testing Approved Drugs - GARDINER HARRIS - October 26, 2009 NY Times - ...Drug makers are supposed to conduct confirmatory trials after approval to ensure that their medicines are working as well as hoped, but many take years longer than expected to fulfill their promises. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: For decades numerous drugs and chemicals have been approved for public use without proper oversight. One of the biggest challenges is commercial intent, especially when $billions from proceeds are involved. A "modern classic" example is FDA approval [bypassing adequate testing] for the lastest H1N1 Flu vaccine. No previous flu vaccines have been successful stopping flu pathogens they are patented to fight. In fact, they often make the users sick. Will this latest vaccine be any different?

How Government Insurance Would Work - JANET ADAMY - OCTOBER 27, 2009 - Wall Street Journal - Lawmakers are moving toward creating a new public insurance plan as part of the health overhaul. Here's what it means: Read more...

How an Insurance Mandate Could Leave Many Worse OffHow an Insurance Mandate Could Leave Many Worse Off - TYLER COWEN - October 24, 2009 - NY Times - AMERICANS seem to like the idea of broadening health insurance coverage, but they may not want to be forced to buy it. Read more...

Victim: Harvard coffee poisoning not an accident (AP) – 10-26-2009 - Matteo Iannacone (mah-TAY'-oh eye-a-nah-KOH'-nee), a postdoctoral fellow, told The Associated Press on Monday that he immediately noticed a "weird" taste when he took a sip of an espresso he poured from a coffee maker near his research lab on Aug. 26. Read more...

Obesity blamed for doubling rate of diabetes cases By MIKE STOBBE – Oct. 31, 2008 - AP - The study, led by Karen Kirtland of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, provides an up-to-date picture of where the disease is exploding. Read more...

Vigorous Exercise Can Cut Breast Cancer Risk - Friday, October 31, 2008; 12:00 AM FRIDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Vigorous activity can reduce the risk of breast cancer by about 30 percent in normal-weight women, according to an 11-year U.S. study of 32,269 postmenopausal women. Read more...

Ecotherapy - Healing through the Colours of Nature - PRLog (Press Release) – Oct 31, 2008 - Trevor Mayes the proprietor of Colour Counselling Therapy Healing has just announced a new information website colour-therapy.org to promote his new ecotherapy services. Read more...

Halloween Warning: Candy Made in China May be Contaminated with Toxic Melamine - Friday, October 31, 2008 by: Mike Adams (NaturalNews) - This Halloween, children across the United States may be poisoned with toxic melamine, a potentially deadly chemical that causes severe kidney damage, liver damage and even death. Read more...

Is Health Care Still a Factor in Determining Presidential Election? October 30, 2008 - Bryan Schwartzman, Staff Writer U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat who recently stumped for Barack Obama in Pennsylvania, and U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess, a Texas Republican and physician who recently gave a slew of interviews touting John McCain's health plan, don't agree on much. Read more...

Panel Faults FDA on Stance That Chemical in Plastic Is Safe New York Times - October 29, 2008 - By TARA PARKER-POPE A scientific panel has issued a blistering report against the Food and Drug Administration, saying it ignored important evidence in reassuring consumers about the safety of the controversial chemical bisphenol-A. Read more...

Heart attack risk shifted by daylight saving time Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:17am EDT By Gene Emery The research, based on heart attacks in Sweden, concluded that the chance of a heart attack goes up during the first three weekdays after the springtime shift to daylight saving time, possibly because of sleep deprivation. Read more...

A bird's-eye view of the Earth's natural splendor Yann Arthus-Bertrand's aerial photographs offer unique takes on nature By Raphael Thelen Special to The Daily Star Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Read more and/or listen to article...

The quest for the 'God particle' A Christian Science perspective on daily life. - October 28, 2008 - Christian Science Monitor - ...a way of living that went far beyond matter-based theories to an understanding of spirituality that transformed people, even those who were on their deathbeds. Read more...

Traditional healing and med schemes - South Africa - In the not-too-distant future patients may be able to claim for visits to their Traditional Health Practitioner (THP) from their medical scheme. Read more...

Martica Heaner, M.A., M.Ed., for MSN Health & FitnessMaking the Decision to Ditch Dairy Some experts question whether milk, cheese and yogurt are essential for your diet. By Martica Heaner, M.A., M.Ed., for MSN Health & Fitness - ... Eating less saturated fat, found in meat and regular dairy products like whole milk and cheese, can help control high cholesterol. Read more...

Could Mushrooms Be Cancer Fighters? The fleshy fungi is solidifying its place among the ranks of cancer-fighting plant foods. By Karen Collins, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., American Institute for Cancer Research Read more...

Experts Express Serious Concerns Over Childhood Environmental Health Risks - Oct. 25, 2008 - MedIndia.com - Experts have expressed serious concerns over kids’ increasing exposure to environmental hazards that can have an adverse impact on their health and development early in life. Read more...

Complaints fall after chemical ban Oct 25 2008 by Abby Alford, South Wales Echo - COMPLAINTS about foul- smelling fumes from a hazardous waste treatment facility have fallen “significantly” since the company was banned from working with a chemical containing sulphur. Read more...

Archive: Chemical Fallout - A Journal Sentinel Watchdog report Scientists slam FDA report on bisphenol A chemical By Susanne Rust and Meg Kissinger of the Journal Sentinel Posted: Oct. 24, 2008 - Lawmakers, scientists and advocacy groups intensified their criticism Thursday of a government report declaring bisphenol A to be safe. Read more...

The farm's management say want to "go further than anyone else"Italy aims for carbon-neutral farm By Duncan Kennedy BBC News, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, Italy The farm's management say want to "go further than anyone else" An attempt to create a pioneering carbon-neutral farm is starting in Italy. Read more...

Michelle Mayer with daughter Amelia Stainbach on a beach she loved. (Family Photo)'Now . . . I Realize the Healing Power of a Good Nurse' - Tuesday, October 21, 2008; Washington Post - A little more than a week before she died, Michelle Mayer posted the following entry about the doctor-patient relationship on her blog, http://diaryofadyingmom.blogspot.com , under the heading "Confessions of a Former Nurse": Read more...

Doctor Recommends New Powerful Natural Antiviral Against the Flu Last update: 2:21 p.m. EDT Oct. 23, 2008 NEW YORK, Oct 23, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Zeolite-AV contains minerals that provide safe, effective prevention and relief from the Flu and other viruses. Read more...

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The healing power of literature - CJ: Neelam Pandey Oct 22, 2008 - Merinews, India - Very less people are aware about the healing power of literature. Jotting down thoughts and feelings is the best way to fight anxiety and depression. Whether the subject is literary or scientific but expression always holds an important place. Read more...

The healing power of clove - Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - thenews.com - Karachi - ...The health benefits of cloves can be attributed to their anti-microbial, anti-fungal, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac and stimulating properties. Read more...

Wilderness—A Great Healing New West, MT - Oct 22, 2008 - By legislating wilderness protection we are contributing to a great healing of the land as well as ourselves. Read more...

It's not just what you eat, it's how you eatIt's not just what you eat, it's how you eat - Los Angeles Times - Oct 22, 2008 - Obesity is often blamed on eating high-fat, high-sugar, non-nutritious foods. But the manner in which one eats may play an important role in body weight, too. Read more...

For many biological drugs, 'on the market' doesn't mean safe - Oct 22, 2008 By Rita Rubin, USA TODAY Nearly one in four recently approved products in a relatively new class of medicines needed some type of regulatory action because of safety issues that arose after they came on the market, researchers report today. Read more...

Vegan diet gains support TYPE 2 DIABETES STUDY FINDS IT COULD REDUCE RISKS LINKED TO HEART DISEASE - BY Heather Warlick Published: October 21, 2008 - NewsOK - ...A study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Assoication shows that for people with Type 2 diabetes, a vegan diet could significantly reduce their risk for heart disease. Read more...

Tim Childers walks with his caregiver, Flo McLurkin, to the barn to help with morning chores at Hinds' Feet Farm, including feeding the cats and horses and walking, 'Puddin', the miniature horse to pasture. L. MUELLER - lmueller@charlotteobserver.comGentle healing mixed with nature and art For people with brain injuries, Hinds' Feet Farm offers a safe, holistic haven. Joe Marusak Posted: Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008 - Charlotte Observer - Here they commune with nature, try yoga and glass art and learn it's OK to share feelings. Read more...

Nancy Singh analyses the changing market dynamics of Ayurveda treatmentHealthcare Goes Natural Ayurvedic Healthcare is witnessing an exciting transition phase with organised healthcare players entering this market. Nancy Singh analyses the changing market dynamics of Ayurveda treatment Read more...

A hug can sometimes have magical properties.The magic touch of hugs By Helen Hawkes and Stan Marks - October 19, 2008 12:00am - HeraldSun Australia - Hugs – pure, human touch – are essential for health and life, and research proves it. Read more...

YourHealth: Take these to avoid memory loss ALZHEIMER'S disease (AD), also called Alzheimer disease or simply Alzheimers, is the most common form of dementia -- a progressive decline in cognitive function. - By : Rajen M. 10 18 2008 nst.com - In a study published in the Sept 9 issue of the journal Neurology, a combined study involving Oxford University and the University of Oslo reports an association between decreased levels of vitamin B12 and a decline in brain volume. Read more... EDITORS NOTE: Red Star Nutritional Yeast has been shown to be one of the best natural non-animal sources of vitamin B-12. I have used it for 30+ years, and it works fine, regardless what other "experts" say.

AFP White House rivals offer tweaks for troubled US health care AFP - Oct 19, 2008 WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States is the only rich industrial nation with no universal health care -- and whoever wins the race for the White House, it's likely to stay that way, health policy experts say. Read more...

The Bee Gees were one of the best-selling music groups of all timeBee Gees hit could save your life - BBC News - US medics have found the Bee Gees' 1977 disco anthem, Stayin' Alive, provides an ideal beat to follow when performing CPR on a victim of a cardiac arrest. Read more...

Dean Ornish: Healing and other natural wonders Dean Ornish talks about simple, low-tech and low-cost ways to take advantage of the body's natural desire to heal itself. Watch for his jaw-dropping stats on the obesity epidemic -- and a few very compelling reasons not to go on the Atkins Diet. Watch this talk >>

An imposing aura The Statesman, India - Oct 17, 2008 - Negativity and scepticism hamper positive healing energy. Go with an open mind to experience aura therapy, writes Pallavi Bhattacharya... Read more...

Fill your life with beauty, fragrance, and time-tested remedies for common ailments.Healing Gardens - by Sharon Vile and Mother Earth News staff - ...Although many of today's most popular curatives are compounded in laboratories, there are still vast numbers of commercial remedies whose major medicinal ingredients are derived from green herbs, trees, and shrubs. Read more...

The study is the latest in a series focusing on the brain’s response to food using the neurotransmitter dopamine.Obese People Experience Less Pleasure from Eating By Anna Boyd 16:07, October 17th 2008 eFluxMedia - When you see a person weighing more than usual, the first thought that crosses your mind is that he/she must enjoy his/her food, when actually it’s not that way. Read more... EDITOR'S NOTE: Although this article suggests pharmcalogical options, I feel proper nutrition guidance by avoiding foods leading to obesity is a much better choice, without adverse effects of drugs.

Senators Probe Medical-Device Companies' Funding for Meeting By Alex Nussbaum Oct. 16 2008 (Bloomberg) -- Two U.S. senators asked the organizers of one of the largest medical-device conferences to detail their support from industry leaders including Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic Inc. and Abbott Laboratories. Read more...

ILLUSTRATION BY JORDAN YEEMcCain’s female trouble New report condemns Republican presidential candidate’s health-care proposal - By Lisa Kaiser - newsreview.com - Presidential candidate John McCain’s health-care reform plan would have a devastating impact on women, according to a new analysis. Read more...

Bottled water has contaminants too, study finds By JEFF DONN, AP National Writer Wed Oct 15, 12:17 AM ET - Tests on leading brands of bottled water turned up a variety of contaminants often found in tap water, according to a study released Wednesday by an environmental advocacy group. Read more... Note: The big culprit here - Walmart and Sams Club

Keep choice in healthcare Reform - efforts need a broader definition of healing. By The Christian Science Board of Directors from the October 14, 2008 edition - ...Spiritual care, and in fact any credible form of care apart from the conventional medical model, should be included in any state or national health insurance initiative. Read more...

The future of traditional healing - from South Africa - Where Western medicine holds sway, there is little space or tolerance for sangomas and other traditional healers. Read more...

Journal Writing Shows Positive Health Benefits Oct 13, 2008 (KDKA) New findings give credence to the healing power of journal writing. Read more...

AFP/Getty Images/File Photo: A bottle of the arthritis drug Vioxx ia seen in 2004 in New York City....Vioxx's Heart Risk Lingered Long After Use Ended By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 13 (HealthDay News) -- When the pain killer Vioxx was pulled from the market in 2004 over concerns that it increased the risk of heart attack, stroke and death, many assumed that stopping the drug would end the risk. Read more...

According to the study findings, the more alcohol consumed, the smaller the brain volume.Does drinking alcohol shrink your brain? - 9:09 a.m. EDT, Tue October 14, 2008 - By Theresa Tamkins - Health - ...People who drink alcohol -- even the moderate amounts that help prevent heart disease -- have a smaller brain volume than those who do not, according to a study in the Archives of Neurology. Read more...

Resveratrol, red wine compound linked to health, also found in dark chocolate and cocoa Hershey's Center for Health and Nutrition announced the publication of a study that shows resveratrol, the compound often associated with the health benefits of red wine, is also found in cocoa and dark chocolate products. Read more...

A commercial board for the Apple Computer Inc.'s iPod is seen inside a metro station in downtown Paris March 22, 2006. Listening to personal music players at a high volume over a sustained period can lead to permanent hearing damage, European Union (EU) scientists warned Monday.  (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)Scientists warn of potential health risks from personal music players www.chinaview.cn 2008-10-13 21:46:2 - BRUSSELS, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Listening to personal music players at a high volume over a sustained period can lead to permanent hearing damage, European Union (EU) scientists warned Monday. Read more...

UN -- Going veg can save the worldThe U.N.'s meatless drive Our appetite for steaks and burgers is a huge contributor to global warming.- Sept 9, 2008 - Los Angeles Times - The United Nations is now urging wealthy nations to make a dramatic shift in eating habits, saying the best way to curb climate change is for people to go at least one day a week without meat. Read more...

Who's more fit?Our President’s Personal Health Matters by John McDougall, MD DrMcdougall.com - All voting US citizens will have to weigh the strengths and weaknesses of John McCain and Barack Obama when voting November 4, 2008 to choose the President of the United States. Read more...

Caffeine Consumption Doesn't Raise Overall Breast Cancer Risk - By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter Monday, October 13, 2008; 12:00 AM MONDAY, Oct. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking coffee or consuming other caffeine-laden foo-ds does not appear to boost breast cancer risk, new research indicates. Read more...

Some basics about breast cancer prevention - Oct 13, 2008 By Sue Mueller - FoodConsumer.org - In the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we'd like women to be aware that breast cancer is largely a preventable disease and they avoid the disease by simply following a healthy lifestyle including healthy diet. Read more...

Through the Eyes of the Eagle: Illustrating Healthy Living for Children” reflects the museum’s commitment to addressing contemporary Native issues through the arts.Images Illustrating Healthy Living for Children Opens at the National Museum of the American Indian - artdaily.org - WASHINGTON, DC.- The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will present original illustrations by Patrick Rolo (Bad River Band of Ojibwe, Wisconsin) and Lisa A. Fifield (Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin, Black Bear Clan) Read more...

The archangel Raphael is always available to help renew your health.  Whether you're fighting a cold or trying to forgive a friend's hurtful comments, turn to Raphael for guidance on restoring your body and mind. Healing with Archangel Raphael - Recharge your body in three minutes. BY: Doreen Virtue - beliefnet - The archangel Raphael is always available to help renew your health. Whether you're fighting a cold or trying to forgive a friend's hurtful comments, turn to Raphael for guidance on restoring your body and mind. Read more...

A Healing Breath for Stressful Times Posted by Michael Sears - The Oregonian - OR - Oct 12, 2008 - The first step toward deep self-healing is taking some control over how we breathe. Read more...

Recognise the power of good nutrition - Indian Express - Posted: Oct 11, 2008 at 2217 hrs IST...weight management has a natural corollary that says any nutritional intervention for treating afflictions will generally take time to bear fruit. Read more...

Photograph by Joe LaiPETA Proposes Using Breast Milk in Ice Cream April Short Health/Science Reporter - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently proposed a scandalous new treat: breast milk ice cream. Read more... EDITORS NOTE: This sounds like a great plan for toddlers, just hope the milk provider is on a pure diet...

Go vegan for happier sex life - By Thea Alberto INQUIRER.net First Posted 23:37:00 10/01/2008 MANILA, Philippines—What men need to "keep it up" is not popular erection medicine Viagra or any other sexual enhancers. Read more...

Natural Breakdown - October 11, 2008 Natural Breakdown feels that music has healing vibrations and can naturally break down consciousness to pure intention.

Chiropractor Laura Bomback tests patient Carol Lapointe using one of her test vials to see what effect it has.The natural solution to health ailments - Fall River Herald News, USA - Oct 10, 2008 They’re stepping out of their medical doctor’s offices and into alternative healing where practitioners are working to prevent illness from occurring. Read more...

Ginkgo extract offers promise to cut stroke damage By Will Dunham Thu Oct 9, 4:30 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Extract from the leaves of the ginkgo tree offers promise to minimize brain damage caused by a stroke, scientists said on Thursday. Read more...

AFP/File Photo: A woman stands outside a sandwich shop. The discovery of a genetic link between obesity...Obesity-cancer link unknown to many women By Anne Harding Fri Oct 10, 1:43 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many women don't know that obesity increases their risk of several types of cancer, a new survey published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology shows. Read more...

Cancer common after liver transplantation Fri Oct 10, 9:07 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who undergo liver transplantation, particularly children, are at increased risk for developing cancer, Finnish researchers report in the journal Liver Transplantation. Read more...

AFP/File Photo: A nurse at the Sizwe hospital TB ward in Edenvale on the outskirt of Johannesburg,... WHO probing deaths from mystery disease in SAfrica - 10-10-2009 - GENEVA - The U.N. health agency says it is investigating a mystery disease that killed three people in the South African city of Johannesburg. Read more...

Food Safety: Improvements Needed in FDA Oversight of Fresh Produce  By the U.S. Government Accountability OfficeThe Holes in America's Food Safety Net By ANDREA FORD Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2008 - Time - ... Amid increasing reports of food-borne illness, the GAO is calling out the Food and Drug Administration for failing in its duty to ensure the safety of the nation's food, particularly its fresh fruits and vegetables. Read more...

Limit on cold remedies for kids was FDA's idea - RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press - Oct 10, 2009 - WASHINGTON - When drug makers made a surprise announcement this week that they no longer recommend cough and cold remedies for youngsters under 4, they didn't let on that it was the government's idea. Read more...

Photo by Claire C. Marcus A courtyard garden for Alzheimer's residents at the Lodge at Broadmead in Victoria, BC.Trends: Healing Gardens Oct 6, 2008 - contract mag - From medieval monastic infirmary gardens to the landscape grounds of nineteenth century mental asylums, enlightened carers have recognized that access to the outdoors has a salutary effect on a person's mental and physical health. Read more...

Healing with abdominal massage By : Eu Hooi Khaw 2008/10/06 - nstonline - Important organs are located within the abdominal area and a Chi Nei Tsang massage could set you on the path to better health.

Rachael Argo of Aylesford is pictured with her horse Caprichosa. She is one of several women featured in a calen­dar to raise money for people with cancer and their families. (GORDON DELANEY / Valley Bureau)The healing power of horses ...women touched by cancer and their equine friends By GORDON DELANEY Valley Bureau - Nova Scotia - Wed. Oct 8 - 5:44 AM - AYLESFORD — There’s a strong bond between a rider and her horse — strong enough that a group of horsewomen is using that connection to help cancer victims.

FDA Says LabCorp Cancer Test Is Illegal - New York Times - Oct 8,2008 - By ANDREW POLLACK ...some outside experts, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, have said the test had not been proved accurate and might cause women to have unnecessary surgeries to remove their ovaries. Read more...

Harnessing honey's healing power By Angie Knox Professor - Wednesday, Oct 8, 2008 - BBC - Honey has been known for its healing properties for thousands of years - the Ancient Greeks used it, and so have many other peoples through the ages. Even up to the second world war, honey was being used for its antibacterial properties in treating wounds. Read more...

Diabetes - The Healing Power of Honey In diabetes, wounds that won’t heal are a big problem, and honeybees may have the answer By Adam Voiland Posted October 7, 2008 - US News & World Report - ...researchers have started to find that an ancient and affordable remedy—a dab of a certain type of honey with potent antimicrobial properties—is a worthy weapon against an ulcer that refuses to heal. Read more...

Hormone may stimulate development of cancer cells Meat 'ups prostate cancer risk' - Oct 07, 2008 - BBC News - Eating meat and dairy products may increase the risk of prostate cancer, research suggests. Read more...

Photo Credit: CorusSolar Paint on Steel Could Generate Renewable Energy Soon by Jane Burgermeister, European Correspondent London, UK [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] October 1, 2008 - In three years, buildings covered in steel sheets could be generating large amounts of solar electricity, thanks to a new photovoltaic paint that is being developed in a commercial partnership between UK university researchers and the steel industry. Read more...

White Sugar Now Coming From Genetically-Modified Sugar BeetsWhite Sugar Now Coming From Genetically-Modified Sugar Beets by Mike Adams (see all articles by this author) (NaturalNews) This year saw the first commercial planting of genetically modified (GM) sugar beets in the United States, with that sugar to hit the food supply soon after. Read more...

Skin Disorder = Blood Disorder - DHERBS - So please know that ALL, and I do mean ALL, skin disorders are blood disorders and to heal you're going to need more than some chemically medicated soap prescribed to you by some dermatologist who are very unnecessary people when you really know and understand what's going on with skin disorders.

Fango sets standard for the healing power of mineral-rich mud packs Earthtimes (press release), UK - Oct 6, 2008 - Munich - In ancient Rome, people placed their trust in the healing and palliative powers of fango - the warm mineral-rich mud from volcanoes. Read more...

Healing despair (TOI photo)Mind set: Healing despair - Times of India, India - Oct 4, 2008 - The lack of nutrients from our food has increased health problems, but our healing practices have attempted to fix the symptoms without addressing the root causes. Read more...

Healing Arts Project founder Leigh Schickendantz, left, and theater Program Director Leah Lindsay pose for a portrait Friday at the Healing Arts Project Theater, which is upstairs in the KM Building in Kalispell. Garrett Cheen/Daily Inter LakThe art of healing Daily Inter Lake, MT - October 6, 2008 - “It’s about raising awareness and promoting healing of serious social issues through education, theater and mentoring,”... Read more...

Starve a Cold, Feed a Fever? Washington Post - Oct 6, 2008 - Whatever the US Food and Drug Administration decides to do about limiting over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medications' availability for use by little kids (they've already recommended they not be given to kids under age 2), a lot of people are spooked by the notion that such products may be ineffective or even dangerous. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Read this article: How To Be Virtually Immune to the Common Flu Also Known as Avian Influenza or Fowl Plague

Obama, McCain tussle on healthcare - Boston Globe - Oct 6, 2008 - The Barack Obama and John McCain campaigns are going at it hot and heavy over McCain's healthcare plan. At issue is McCain's proposal to offer a $2500 tax credit for individuals and $5000 for families to help them afford private health insurance. Read more...

For Some Animals, There's No Place at Home Exotic pets like rodents, reptiles and monkeys can carry disease, report warns Posted October 6, 2008 By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Exposing your children to the joys of pet ownership may, in some cases, also mean exposing them to infections and injuries. Read more...

Free Prescription Drug Samples Pose Risk to Kids U.S. News & World Report - MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2008 (HealthDay News) -- Free prescription drug samples distributed to pediatric patients may be unsafe, research suggests. Read more...

Tainted Cadbury chocolate found in Hong Kong - GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press - Oct 5, 2009 - BEIJING - Hong Kong said Sunday it found two Cadbury chocolate products contained considerably more of the industrial chemical melamine than the city's legal limit in a growing scandal over tainted food made in China. Read more...

The healing power of generosity North Platte Telegraph, NE - Oct 4, 2008 - By DIANE WETZEL - If what Millard Filler once said is true, that "for a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people's love and concern for each other"...

AIDA says governments need to make sure Indigenous children have a strong curriculum to address historical disadvantages, so they can move on to higher study. (AAP: Kym Smith)Call for more Indigenous doctors - ABC News, Australia - 10-05-08 - Indigenous people have a deeper understanding of health issues in their communities and bring traditional healing techniques passed down through generations to the medical profession. Read more...

AVOID Negative emotions: Learn to deal with it in a calm manner.   Path to healing - The Hindu, India - DR. UMA KRISHNASWAMY - With October being breast cancer month, a holistic approach against a framework of a mind-body connection may help patients cope with the disease better. Read more...

Healing with Ayurveda Malaysia Star, Malaysia - Oct 5, 2008 - By LIM WEY WEN An ancient system of medicine shares its immense healing potential with the rest of the world as it goes global. Read more...

FDA Sets Safety Threshold for Contaminant Melamine Washington Post - Sat Oct 4,2008 - Washington Post - By Marc Kaufman Responding to concerns about the presence of the contaminant melamine in numerous foods made in China and exported to the United States and elsewhere, the Food and Drug Administration said yesterday that consuming a very small amount of ... Read more...

Laughter: A fresh take on an old ideaLaughter: A fresh take on an old idea By Juliet Bumah Published: Friday, 3 Oct 2008 - Punch on the Web - A growing body of research supports the theory that laughter has a therapeutic value. Read more...

Herbs are crucial in management of diabetes, says Mister Guarantee - Vanguard, Nigeria - Sep 30, 2008 According to him, the herbal mixture is a natural combination of plants such as garlic and cashew and others to maintain good insulin metabolisms in the body... Read more...

Buy this photo   Ruby Rickard, 4, of Columbia plays withcrystal balls in the window of The Stone Power Earth Shoppe.The healing power of stones BY LORRAINE ASH • DAILY RECORD • OCTOBER 3, 2008 - Some days when Deana Schimmenti wakes up, her hands are so arthritic she cannot even open them. She holds a hunk of rose quartz in her hand until it opens and moves, pain free.

How the Cancer Industry controls womenOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We will be posting articles to help in healing and maintaining healthy breasts. Many studies validate that a varied diet rich in fruits and vegetables with limited fat and animal protein provides the lowest risk of breast cancer. There are numerous natural approaches that can work without surgeries, chemotherapy, and pharmaceuticals. More later...

Partnership for a Drug-Free America (comic)Partnership for a Drug-Free America (comic) Friday, October 03, 2008 by: Mike Adams Natural News - The so-called War on Drugs, it turns out, is a very selective war that targets only those drugs that don't make money for Big Pharma... Read more...

Spread the Story. Stop the Disease. XDRTB.com - Creating awareness of extremely drug-resistant TB [XDR-TB] Check out the online video... EDITORS NOTE: Drugs are not working with this form of Tuberculosis. Help in this cause, and get out the word - there are alternatives to pharmaceuticals.

Fear can make you a prisoner Originally created 10-01-08 By The Times-Union - I have had breast cancer three times... Now, I make it a point to spend part of each day meditating, breathing, being still, finding balance... Read more...

A treatment in which faith heals - Oct 2008 - BHUBANESWAR: Touch therapy could sound strange to many, but it actually heals some major diseases and conditions like cerebral palsy, cancer and paralysis due to polio attack, cardio-vascular and nephrological problems and even critical liver diseases. Read more...

Doctors want FDA to halt cold medicines for kidsDoctors want US FDA to halt cold medicines for kids Reuters - Oct. 2, 2008 - By Susan Heavey BELTSVILLE, Md., Oct 2 (Reuters) - Over-the-counter cough and cold medicines should not be sold for young children because they are unproven and can be dangerous, doctors and consumer advocates said on Thursday, despite objections from industry representatives... Read more...

Food MattersFood Matters - documentary inspired by love of family interview by Joseph Roberts - Common Ground - October, 2008 - The film seeks to uncover the business of disease and, at the same time, explore the safe, cheap and effective use of nutrition and supplementation for preventing and often reversing the underlying causative aspects of illness. Read more...

JENNIFER KOHLHEPP Millstone's Madhu Sehgal performs reiki on her son Arjun, 10, at Palms Holistic Healing, a home-based energy healing business on Prodelin Way. Doctor turned energy healer - Millstone woman takes holistic approach to health BY JENNIFER KOHLHEPP Staff Writer - Oct. 2, 2008 - "IET is a powerful healing tool that can be used to treat ailments by clearing blocks in your vital energy," Sehgal said. Read More...

The Healing of the Nations From the Nov/Dec 2008 Trumpet Print Edition » The limits of medical science are about to be conquered. BY RON FRASER - There’s something wrong with a system that allows for the marketing of costly products that claim to work for the healing of the body when the “cure” has the proven potential to cause a multiplicity of adverse side effects. Read more...

Ookisa(TM) Unveils Revolutionary Integrated Hair Thickening SystemeOokisa(TM) Unveils Revolutionary Integrated Hair Thickening Systeme New OOKISA Brand Ushers in an Eastern and Western Approach to Thick, Voluminous Hair - LOS ANGELES, Oct 01, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- OOKISA, LLC announced today the launch of the exclusive, new OOKISA Hair Thickening Systeme, an innovative and complete approach to hair health and beauty formulated specifically to increase hair volume and dimension while addressing the issue of weak, thinning hair and hair loss.

HEALING POWER OF RUBY CRYSTAL - Dr. Nitish Priyadarshi - American Chronical - October 01, 2008 Ruby is an excellent stone for energy Read more...

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