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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.
Breast Healing Information
Excitotoxins are a Danger to Life
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.
Emergency - Saving Lives - Learn how CPR and other paths have saved many from death - Coping with death when it is inevitable.
EDITORS NOTE: We as a society need to approach soldiers returning home with tremendous compassion and care while helping them readjust to life outside a war zone. Regardless of our personal opinions about war, these veterans are still our own, and have to be treated with dignity and respect while they heal from tremendous emotional and physical wounds.

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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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Holistic treatments boost defense against H1N1 - Laura LaDue, LAc - WillametteLive - Oct 31, 2009 - On the herbal medicine front, a formula to prevent the A1/H1N1 influenza has been issued by the Beijing Committee of Experts for Flu Prevention and Control. Read more...

Religion 101: Healing power of human love - CLARK McCALL - 10-31-2009 - MercedSunStar - "As I look back over the years," says a well-known psychologist, "There is one truth that clearly emerges -- the universal need for love. Read more...

Jonathan Safran Foer wrote the novels "Everything is Illuminated" and "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." His latest book, the nonfiction "Eating Animals," (Little, Brown and Co.) will be published November 2.Food industry dictates nutrition policy - Jonathan Safran Foer - October 30, 2009 - New York (CNN) -- Beyond the unhealthy influence that our demand for factory-farmed meat has in the area of food-borne illness and communicable diseases, we could cite many other influences on public health, most obviously the now-widely recognized relationship between the nation's major killers -- heart disease, No. 1; cancer, No. 2; and stroke, No. 3 -- and meat consumption. Read more...

Science finds healing in Halloween horrors - Amanda Gardner - Oct. 30, 2009 - (HealthDay News) -- Scary as they are, some of the creepiest, deadliest creatures roaming the night this Halloween are also teaching medical science new ways to heal. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Some of the researched "remedies" in previous article I find appealing, yet others appalling. It is a well researched "Halloween" piece and good subject for the occasion.

Each person's energy field can be used to heal them. Scientists' findings are encouraging.  heartofthesunrise.netHands on healing: Science's latest verdict - October 30, 2009 - Examiner - James Williams - The authors noticed there was strong evidence that biofield therapies reduce pain intensity, and moderate evidence that they are effective at lowering pain in hospitalized patients as well as in patients with cancer. Read more...

Whether you are a firm believer in the natural boost to fight the swine flu or not, there's no debate that vitamins and healthy eating are good ways to help your body ward off dreaded germs. Swine Flu Remedy is a Natural Thing Mother knows best - JESSICA GREENE - Oct 29, 2009 - Photos: Swine Flu Outbreak Worldwide "There are so many natural alternatives for boosting your immune system," Clinical Herbalist Shoshana Friedman says, "and you need those nutrients to have your body to do what it's supposed to do when it's under attack." Read more...

Treating Mild Iodine Deficiency Boosts Brain Power - Amy Norton - October 30, 2009 - ABC News - Iodine is a chemical element necessary for normal growth and development of the brain and body. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Iodine is also good for better circulation, warming up the body. Yet too much can cause adverse side effects, including high fever. A great natural source of iodine is North Atlantic Dulse, or "liquid dulse" sold as a supplement in natural foods locations.

Curry compound kills cancer cells - October 29, 2009 - Reuters - A molecule found in a curry ingredient can kill oesophageal cancer cells in the laboratory, suggesting it might be developed as an anti-cancer treatment, scientists said. Read more...

Biofield therapies: Helpful or full of hype? - October 29th, 2009 - Physorg - Biofield therapies, which claim to use subtle energy to stimulate the body's healing process, are promising complementary interventions for reducing the intensity of pain in a number of conditions, reducing anxiety for hospitalized patients and reducing agitated behaviors in dementia, over and above what standard treatments can achieve. Read more...

Cancers Can Vanish Without Treatment, but How? - GINA KOLATA - October 26, 2009 - ...some of the skeptics have changed their minds and decided that, contrary as it seems to everything they had thought, cancers can disappear on their own. Read more...

City Parents Opting Out of Swine Flu Vaccine - JENNIFER MEDINA - October 28, 2009 - NY Times - City health officials said that while they did not have a citywide figure, at each school that has begun to offer the vaccine, between 5 and 50 percent of parents have given consent for their children to receive it. Read more...

Living Nutrition Rules for trick-or-treating are not scary - Bobbie Randall - 10-28-2009 - The-Daily-Record - Did you know that the average child consumes three cups of sugar from Halloween candy? Read more...

Lord Stern says the meat industry damages the environment. Photograph: Peter Cade/GettyGo green, go vegan It may not be his only concern, but Lord Stern's suggestion that changing our diet would help slow climate change is important - Chris Goodall - 27 October 2009 - Guardian - The best diet from a climate point of view is probably a mixture of dried plant-based foods, such as beans and nuts, with large quantities of locally grown seasonal vegetables and fruits. Read more...

Prevent Breast Cancer with Vitamin D and a Vegan Diet - Allison Biggar - October 27, 2009 - (NaturalNews) - Studies have shown that a diet high in animal products and dairy- which is full of hormones and saturated fat- can cause breast cancer, while vegan diets can help prevent and even reverse it. Read more...

 EDITOR'S NOTE: To really draw conclusions sometimes we access spokespeople that have done extensive research. Gary Null is one of them, speaking out to the New York State Assembly [10-13-2009] regarding vaccine ramifications. Following link is to that speech where he states: “#1 Cause of Death in the United States is American Medicine.” Gary Null Speaks Out Against Vaccine Industry [1/3] - NYS State Assembly - Online video presentation...

Vaccine Nation Director's Cut Part 1 of 10 - In his documentary film Vaccine Nation, award-winning investigative film director Dr. Gary Null challenges the basic health claims by government health agencies and pharmaceutical firms that vaccines are perfectly safe. Online video presentation...

Lawmakers Target Medicare and Medicaid Fraud - JANE ZHANG - 10-28-2009 - Wall Street Journal - WASHINGTON --The U.S. loses at least $60 billion to health-care fraud every year, and some estimates put the cost as high as 10% of the nation's total health-care spending, which exceeds $2 trillion. Read more...

Cancer patients uncover the healing power of dreams - Oct 28, 2009 - CapeGazette - As far back as 2500 BC, there are written records of the connection between dreams, illness and healing. Read more...

Talking starts healing process after trauma - Charlie Crabtree - 28th October 2009 - The Shuttle - PART of the healing process for families who have lost a loved one in a road accident is to “remember the good times” they spent together... Read more...

Drugs giant GSK says profits soar (AFP) – 10-28-2009 - LONDON — Drugs group GlaxoSmithKline, maker of swine flu vaccine Pandemrix, said Wednesday that net profits surged 30 percent in the third quarter, aided by the weak pound and emerging markets. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Who do the "big boys" go to when the economy is bad, and they need a hand-out? The U.S. Government. How do they get those $multi billion contracts? Through lobbyists representing their interests in D.C. Is it fair? I don't think so.

FACTBOX-Glossary of terms in U.S. healthcare debate - James Pethokoukis - Oct 27, 2009 - (Reuters) - The debate over U.S. healthcare reform is full of terms familiar to lawmakers and lobbyists but often obscure to the public. Read more...

Healing yourself with the blink of an eye - 22 OCTOBER 2009 - Pat Ratliff - The Beacon - Through a program she offers, Rapid Eye Technology, Paula offers people an alternative way of healing their bodies through their eyes. Read more...

Understanding Music's Healing Power - October 22, 2009 - (Ivanhoe Newswire) Research has shown music therapy to be an effective method of treatment for people with neurological disorders and heart conditions, but the scientific community doesn't yet have a clear explanation of why and how music affects the body. Read more...

Some aboriginals wary of vaccine, prefer traditional healing: grand chief - 10-22-2009 - Canadian Press - Harper says traditional methods might not prevent the spread of the swine flu virus, but they help build up the immune system. Read more...

Cancer Society Catches Heat for Breast, Prostate Cancer Screening Criticism - PEGGY PECK - MedPage Today - Oct. 21, 2009 - ABCNews - The epicenter of the controversy is statement by Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the ACS. Brawley made the statement in an interview with the New York Times about a Journal of the American Medical Association analysis of breast and prostate cancer screening, which raised questions about claims that screening saves lives. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Dr. Brawley stated truth, yet still suggests mammogram. We have evidence to the contrary, that mammograms are inacurrate in way too many positive diagnosis, and can lead to cancer in app. 20% of cases. Read more...

Health-care lobbyists continue spending spree - Dan Eggen - 10-21-2009 - WashingtonPost - The August recess did little to slow the Washington lobbying frenzy over health-care reform, as insurers, drugmakers and hospitals continued to spend millions to attempt to sway the emerging legislation, according to new disclosure reports filed with Congress. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Health Care Reform will never benefit those of us that prefer holistic and natural care, until lobbying is abolished or revamped to take "profit motive" out of it. Looking at notes in previous posting, it is obvious that drug companies, conventional hospitals, and the AMA have the "upper hand" here, as they generate $hundreds of billions per year income to back up their efforts, continuing their "strangle-hold" on where budget goes... but can we ever get funding for less invasive, natural and/or herbal remedies, that cost much less?

Poll Reveals Change Of Heart On Health Care - October 21, 2009 - NPR - A clear majority of Americans now support a government-run health care plan that would be allowed to compete with private insurers, also known as the public option, according to a recent Washington Post-ABC News Poll. Read more...

In Shift, Cancer Society Sees Risks in Screenings - GINA KOLATA - October 20, 2009 - NYTimes - The American Cancer Society, which has long been a staunch defender of most cancer screening, is now saying that the benefits of detecting many cancers, especially breast and prostate, have been overstated. Read more...

FDA to Crack Down on Misleading Nutrition Claims - Andrew Zajac - October 20, 2009 - ChicagoTribune - The Food and Drug Administration announced plans Tuesday to clamp down on food labeling that it says may mislead consumers into thinking products are more nutritious than they really are. Read more...

Christie Dakin and Diederik Wolsak help people deal with a variety of issues through their work at Choose Again, Centre for Attitudinal Healing in Costa Rica, where activities include yoga and hiking. Hannah Sutherland photo / Contibuted photoNon-medicinal approach to healing - Hannah Sutherland - Peace Arch News - October 20, 2009 - That’s the thought process at Choose Again, Centre for Attitudinal Healing, where clients are taught that their diagnosed illnesses are manifestations of deeper problems. Read more...

Mendocino Coast District Hospital Becomes One of Nation's First 'Healing Hospitals' - Bruce Lewis - 10-20-2009 - Reuters - ..."It gives us the ability to add meaningful depth to our existing program through its emphasis on a holistic approach to achieving and maintaining good health. It also enables us to extend our reach further into the community." Read more...

Web Boosts Grandpa's BrainWeb Boosts Grandpa's Brain - Karen Hopkin - 10-20-2009 - ScientificAmerican - In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, researchers reported that older adults exposed to Web surfing for the first time showed increased brain activity in regions associated with language and working memory. Read more...

Health care issues: How the US system evolved - Jim Drinkard - (AP) – 10-20-2009 - THE ISSUE: Why is the United States the only wealthy industrialized nation that does not have universal health coverage? Read more...

Interview: Sweat Lodges After the Angel Valley Tragedy - October 19, 2009 - Holly Lebowitz Rossi - BeliefNet - The first questions to ask are: what cultural tradition is it from, who runs it, how did they learn to do so, how long have you been doing this, and how do you ensure its safety? Read more...

Feds to issue new medical marijuana policy - DEVLIN BARRETT - 10-19-2009 - AP - WASHINGTON – Pot-smoking patients or their sanctioned suppliers should not be targeted for federal prosecution in states that allow medical marijuana, prosecutors were told Monday in a new policy memo issued by the Justice Department. Read more...

by Lynn Hayes   Silver Winter, New Moon by Gary Milek.Libra New Moon! - Lynn Hayes - October 18, 2009 - BeliefNet - ...this New Moon forms a trine to the Chiron/Neptune conjunction, so there is the potential for a cascade of beautiful and soulful healing energy (Chiron/Neptune) that clears the way for the new beginning of the New Moon. Read more...

'It's healing, part of the grief process' - Jason Gross - 10-18-2009 - rapidcityjournal - "The more you let out that grief, you begin to heal," she said. Kassube took part in her first Out of the Darkness Walk in Washington, D.C., about a year after her friend died. Read more...Alicia Silverstone On Living Your Best Life

Alicia Silverstone On Living Your Best Life - Huffington Post | Priyanka Boghani - 10-18-09 - I started seeing all this medical research that had been done and all the statistics were pointing in one direction that this was actually the healthiest way to live, that you can cure cancer and heart disease and prevent these illnesses. Read more...

Drinking Your Way to Health? Perhaps Not - Dennis Thompson - Oct. 18, 2009 - (HealthDay News) -- Experts with the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association say that though these studies do show some benefits to moderate drinking, the health risks from alcohol consumption far outweigh the potential rewards. Read more...

The Great Swine Flu Cover-Up - Laura Carlsen - 2009-09-25 - ALAI, América Latina en Movimiento - Mexico has been considered the laboratory of globalization since it initiated the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994. In April of 2009 a deadly virus germinated in that laboratory, finding ideal conditions to move quickly into a global pandemic. Read more...

Protesting the mandatory swine flu vaccine in New York State. (Louise McCoy/The Epoch Times)Flu Vaccine Mandate Halted for New York Health Care Workers - Louise McCoy - Epoch Times - Oct 18, 2009 - New York State Supreme Court Justice Thomas J. McNamara issued a temporary restraining order on Friday, Oct. 16, against the state’s mandate for New York’s 500,000 health care workers to get swine flu and flu shots by Nov. 30 or face fines and job loss. Read more...

Walking for fitness: How to trim your waistline, improve your health - 10-18-2009 - MayoClinic - Walking is a gentle, low-impact exercise that can ease you into a higher level of fitness and health. Read more...

Felicia Selmensberger, 35, hopes acupuncture is the key to keeping her pregnancy. Robert Kirkham/Buffalo NewsTap the healing energy An ancient Chinese practice steps in when Western medicine fails - Jane Kwiatkowski - October 17, 2009 - Buffalo News - ...After three miscarriages and a string of fertility doctors in Buffalo and Rochester, the 35-year-old was willing to give ancient Chinese medicine a try. Read more...

UPDATE 1-Obama: health insurers 'deceptive and dishonest' - Oct 17, 2009 - Rolfe Winkler - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama lashed out on Saturday against the "deceptive and dishonest" efforts of health insurance companies, who he said are trying to kill healthcare reform, no matter the cost to the country. Read more...

Sugar is being studied as a method of healing wounds  Wikimedia CommonsSweet research on wound healing - October 17, 2009 - Examiner - Vickie Jackson - ...It is meant to produce a response by the body to act on its own to heal wounds and has been used for centuries. Read more...

Sweat lodge deaths cast negative spotlight on guru - FELICIA FONSECA and BOB CHRISTIE - 10.16.09 - AP - SEDONA, Ariz. -- A relative of one victim accused Ray of exhibiting a "godlike complex" during the event that he said recklessly abandoned the safety of participants. Read more...

Natural prevention free of side effects - DR. STUART KINSINGER - 10-16-2009 - Thousands of studies have shown that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of breast cancer, many other types of cancers and other diseases. Read more...

Consider whole self for cancer treatment - Monique Headley - October 16, 2009 - NewsPress - “Food plays a role in our health,” Edgmand said. “We take food for granted instead of using it as a means for life ... Read more...Healing the Spirit/Matter Split

Healing the Spirit/Matter Split - Arjuna Ardagh - October 15, 2009 - HuffingtonPost - Whenever a group of people get together and become more honest with each other, one of the first thing to happen is that they realize how much we all want the same thing. Read more...

Oprah: Incest Revisited - Deborah King - 10-16-2009 - HuffingtonPost - As I and all other survivors of incest know, we have to speak out in order to start healing. Read more...

Obesity May Affect Fertility in Young Women - Oct. 16, 2009 - (HealthDay News) -- Women who become obese -- a step above overweight -- by the age of 18 are more likely to become infertile and develop polycystic ovarian syndrome than others, new research suggests. Read more...

TOURISTS cover themselves with the healing mud.The Dead Sea heals - Rafael Castillo, MD - Philippine Daily Inquirer - 10/16/2009 - The ancient Romans and Jews built bathhouses on the banks of the Dead Sea utilizing its water and mud. Read more...

Officials vow crisis information sessions a step in healing - Joseph G. Cote - October 16, 2009 - nashuatelegraph - The grieving and healing process has only begun in Mont Vernon, and school and state officials promised Thursday's crisis information session is just one of many steps in that process. Read more...

Roth family “The problem with this case is that the parents are subjected to worry for the rest of their lives. They’re always going to have to worry for years — forever — because every time the child sniffles they instantly start thinking maybe this is the start of something really bad.”  DON L. STOCKETT, a lawyer representing the family of the child, Jacoby Roth.Radiation Overdoses Point Up Dangers of CT Scans - WALT BOGDANICH - October 15, 2009 - NYTimes - At a time when Americans receive far more diagnostic radiation than ever before, two cases under scrutiny in California — one involving a large, well-known Los Angeles hospital, the other a tiny hospital in the northern part of the state — underscore the risks that powerful CT scans pose when used incorrectly. Read more...

Healing the earth - Stabroek | October 15, 2009 - stabroeknews - ...While some countries are offering emissions cuts of 15 to 23 percent below 1990 levels by 2020, this falls far short of the 25 to 40 percent cuts scientists and activists say are needed to keep temperature increases below two degrees Celsius. Read more...

By Rick T. Wilking, for USA TODAY  A dialysis technician hooks up an older patient to the dialysis machine at the James B. Harrigan Center for Kidney Dialysis in Wray, Colo., in 2008.Risks call dialysis into question for nursing home patients - Rita Rubin - 10-15-2009 - USA TODAY - Within a year of starting dialysis, more than half of older nursing home residents die, and nearly another third experience a significant decline in their ability to perform simple tasks, such as feeding themselves, researchers report today. Read more...

Smoking Bans Effective in Cutting Heart-Disease Risk, Study Says - NATHAN BECKER and ANJALI CORDEIRO - 01-15-2009 - Wall Street Journal - ...The report, sponsored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says an Institute of Medicine committee reviewed published and unpublished data and testimony on the relationship between second-hand smoke and heart problems, determining that smoke-free policies could help reduce the incidence of heart attacks by 6%-47%. Read more...

Danish NORD Architects has taken building to another level with their innovative and healing design for a healthcare center for cancer patients in Copenhagen.  Healing With Architecture - 14 OCTOBER 2009 - GREENMUZE - ...Healing architecture and design is believed to enhance the wellness and recovery of people with good use of light, space, and connection to the natural world and the use of healthy building materials. Read more...

Christian Scientists and Health Care Reform - October 15, 2009 - Ed Brayton - ScienceBlog - Christian Scientists and other religious groups that believe in faith healing over conventional medicine want the health care reform bill to make sure they've got coverage for their "treatment" choices. Read more...

The Best Alternative to Obama-Care: Primary Prevention - Steven Yates - 21 September 2009 - JBS - ...Primary prevention includes such practices as eating a proper diet, exercising regularly, not smoking, not drinking to excess or ingesting harmful recreational drugs, and not engaging in, among other things, risky sexual behaviors. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: The previous link shares possible side effects from vaccines, that can sometimes be more severe than the diseases they are supposed to prevent. It is always in our best interests to know and understand the truth before submitting to invasive treatments.

Lowering blood pressure is simple - Jane Glenn Haas - 10-14-2009 - OCRegister - ...Mangano combines stress reduction, herbs, vitamins, foods and exercise in a 60-day program that he says will change your life. Read more...

Concern over side effects of swine flu vaccine - Ben Garcia - 10-14-2009 - KUWAIT: Many people in Kuwait have expressed concerns over swine flu vaccines after several people from other countries, including some doctors, have warned against negative side effects of the swine flu vaccines to humans. Read more...

Art of Healing: Cannabis May Fight Auto-Immune Diseases - Manny Frishberg - 10-14-2009 - ColorsNW - Today, all the Pacific states allow people to grow or possess marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation, as do several states in the Mountain West, a few in New England and some along the Eastern Seaboard – despite the continued insistence by the federal Food and Drug Administration that the herb is a dangerous drug with no valid medical benefits. Read more...FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 9, 2009 file photo, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Thorbjoern Jagland, holds a picture of President Barack Obama, in Oslo, Norway, after the announcement of Obama as winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. Members of the Norwegian committee that gave Barack Obama the Nobel Peace Prize are strongly defending their choice against a storm of criticism that the award was premature and a potential liability for the U.S. president. (AP Photo/Jon-Michael Josefsen, Scanpix) NORWAY OUT

Nobel jury speaks out in defense of Obama prize - IAN MacDOUGALL and KARL RITTER (AP) – 10-14-2009 - To those who say a Nobel is too much too soon in Obama's young presidency, "We simply disagree ... He got the prize for what he has done," committee chairman Thorbjorn Jagland told The Associated Press by telephone from Strasbourg, France, where he was attending meetings of the Council of Europe. Read more...

Hormone therapy increases breast cancer riskStudy: Hormone therapy increases breast cancer risk - 2009-10-13 - Brendan Missett - PrivateMDLabs - Women who develop new-onset breast tenderness after beginning estrogen plus progestin hormone replacement therapy are at a higher risk for acquiring breast cancer, according to new research. Read more...

Felice Austin, 31, emerges from the surf in Manhattan Beach, Calif. To reduce her risk of breast cancer, she does aerobic activities including surfing, biking and roller skating most days of the week.  Protect your breasts — get your heart pumping Studies reveal how much and what type of exercise prevents cancer - Karen Asp - msnbc - Oct . 13, 2009 - ...a study sponsored by the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research found that exercising more, eating healthier and keeping weight in check could prevent as many as 38 percent of breast cancer cases in the United States. Read more...

Pediatric Vaccine Ingredients and Possible Side Effects - GenerationRescue - Read more...

The Negative Effects of Smoking on Bones, Joints and HealingThe Negative Effects of Smoking on Bones, Joints and Healing - Paul Paryski, MA - 10-13-2009 - HealthandAge - The results of this study are particularly important for older people, since they show that while cigarette smoking causes diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular problems, it also has very negative effects on the musculo- skeletal system and on wound healing. Read more...

Survivors in dire need of trauma healing - The Jakarta Post - 10/13/2009 | National Survivors of the strong earthquake that devastated West Sumatra on Sept. 30 will need to receive psychological assistance in the near future, an expert says. Read more...

Skin Health, Food And Beauty - Elizabeth TenHouten - 13th October 2009 - GreenandSave - ...in order to prevent the oxidant process and protect ourselves against the skin damage from exposure to free radicals, we must incorporate antioxidant foods into our diet. Read more...

Healing garden offers solace - Elizabeth Eidlitz - Oct 13, 2009 - Beacon-Villager - [Maynard] ...Neither contrived nor carefully manicured, the transformative setting, 8 acres of rolling lawn, lilies, wooded hillside, and wisteria, extends an invitation to relax, reflect, and receive at the Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, dedicated to providing a healing environment without financial barriers to those experiencing breast cancer. Read more...

Terry Emrick is chair of the bereavement committee at The Nesting Place at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in Sun City West.Banner nurse carries on mission of emotional healing - October 13, 2009 - Joy Slagowski - Daily News-Sun - The hourlong ceremony is meant to be healing for families, friends and staff, and is open to anyone who would like to honor the memory of a child they have lost or a child they have known who has died. Read more...

The healing power of humor - Maud Purcell - 10/12/2009 - ConnPost - ...Although our ancestors couldn't explain it scientifically, they knew intuitively that laughter was good for the body as well as the soul. Read more...

Fight breast cancer by getting real about getting healthy - Peg Doyle - Oct 12, 2009 - Westwood - As a Holistic Health Counselor, I am most interested in educating people on prevention of breast cancer, or any health crisis, through healthy nutrition and a balanced lifestyle. Read more...

More People Using Alternative Health Therapies - Tyler Woods Ph.D. - Oct 12th, 2009 - EmaxHealth - Americans spends about 34 billion dollars on alternative health according to the first national estimate of such out-of-pocket spending in more than a decade. Read more...

Nutrition Q&A Which foods protect the eyes of PC-users. Does porridge boost memory? Our expert answers your nutrition questions - Amanda Ursell - 10-12-2009 - TimesOnline - Ironically, grapefruit is one of the best foods for D-glucaric acid, which helps to lower cholesterol. Read more...

Application of nutritional therapy need to be considered in tackling pandemic flu - October 12, 2009 - Peethaambaran Kunnathoor - PharmaBiz - The application of nutritional therapy in preventing epidemics has to be seriously considered and appropriate nutritional plans and protocols should be included as a standard part of pandemic influenza mitigation, prevention and management, in the event of the outbreak of highly pathogenic H1N1 influenza, according to Dr Balasubrahmaniam, CEO of Ramoni Research Foundation (RRF), an institute doing researches in herbal medicines in Chennai. Read more...

Pfizer Lung Cancer Drug Trial Halted After Patient Deaths - October 12, 2009 - AttorneyAtLaw - Enrollment in a late-stage clinical trial of an experimental Pfizer Inc. lung cancer drug has been stopped early after some people taking the drug died or suffered other serious adverse events, the company said. Read more...

The sweatbox at Angel Valley seemed to be covered in dark tarpaulinInquiries into 'sweatbox' deaths - 10-12-2009 - BBC - Police are continuing to investigate the deaths of two people who collapsed in a makeshift sauna at a spiritual retreat in Arizona. Read more...

Lawsuit to Attempt to Stop Swine Flu Vaccinations - Richard C. Cook - Global Research - Jim Turner, a Washington, D.C., attorney noted for his work on consumer health issues, is filing suit today in federal court to stop all swine flu vaccinations from being given in the United States. Read more....

Indigenous healing methods continue to thrive in interior Sindh - October 10, 2009 - Jan Khaskheli - TheNews - Karachi - Elderly women, who often suggest these treatments, told The News that this kind of healing is time-tested, and these practices were common in agriculture-based society of the old days. Read more...

Bitterness heavy burden blocking way to healing - 2009/10/10 - George Irving - Weekend Post - Learning to forgive is not easy but if we know we have to forgive for our own sakes, that at least is a start. Read more...

Herbs Comomnly Used in Alternative Healing - October 09, 2009 - R. Born, Ph.D. - AssociatedContent - Ginger, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Valerian,and Chamomille... Read more...

Autism and Natural HealingAutism and Natural Healing - Karima Burns - 10-08-2009 - IslamOnline - ...The world's only two time unshared Nobel Prize winner, and advocate for vitamin therapy for healing autism, Dr. Linus Pauling, stated "You can trace every sickness, every disease and every ailment to a mineral deficiency." Read more...

Natural Health BeautyNatural Health Beauty - 09 OCTOBER 2009 - Didim Today - The number one natural beauty tip I can give you is to take your health seriously. Read more...

PETA Calls On the EPA to Regulate Factory-Farm Emissions - Ashley Byrne - October 8, 2009 - If we are to have any hope of slowing or halting climate change, it is imperative that the U.S. sharply curtail greenhouse-gas emissions created by animal-based agriculture. Read more...

From the Toronto Film Festival, Amy Ferguson, young Hollywood starlet & vegan model, originally from Cincinnati gives a shout out to the World Peace Yoga Conference.Shout Out for World Peace Yoga Conference - Anna Ferguson - October 08, 2009 - Cincinnati - From the Toronto Film Festival, Amy Ferguson, young Hollywood starlet & vegan model, originally from Cincinnati gives a shout out to the World Peace Yoga Conference. Read more...

Shingles May Boost the Risk of Stroke: Study - October 8, 2009 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - ...The virus is thought to spread along the nerve fibers to the blood vessels where it induces harmful inflammatory and blood-clotting effects. Read more...

Virus Is Found in Many With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - DENISE GRADY - October 8, 2009 - NY Times - Many people with chronic fatigue syndrome are infected with a little known virus that may cause or at least contribute to their illness, researchers are reporting. Read more...

Areas Hit Hard by Flu in Spring See Little Now - ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. - October 8, 2009 NY Times - While concern over the spread of the H1N1 virus sweeps the country, epidemiologists in New York and a few other cities that were awash in swine flu last spring are detecting very little evidence of a resurgence. Read more...

Defying A Diagnosis Of Death - Harvey Gardner - 10-08-2009 - Open Salon - ...Alvin George Hause, born April 27, 1892, and given less than a year to live way back in 1913, never expected to live this long. Read more...

Walk to School Day is a step away from cars Safety and convenience are top reason most parents drive - Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah - Chicago Tribune - October 8, 2009 - Child health advocates are encouraging activities such as walking and biking to and from school to address concerns over rising obesity rates in children. Read more...

Natural Health from A to Z - Margaret Durst - October 7, 2009 - Mason County News - Detoxification is a basic natural health solution. It is particularly important in this day and age when toxic chemicals are in our homes, our food, our air and our water. Read more...

Whole grains may help keep blood pressure in check - Oct 7, 2009 - Reuters India - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating lots of whole grains could ward off high blood pressure, according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Read more...

Rules to Eat By - MICHAEL POLLAN - October 6, 2009 - NY Times - How did humans manage to choose foods and stay healthy before there were nutrition experts and food pyramids or breakfast cereals promising to improve your child’s focus or restaurant portions bigger than your head? Read more...

Music and healing the brain - Jay Adlersberg - 10-07-2009 - NEW YORK (WABC) -- Music is proving to be great medicine, and it's helping some patients recover memory loss. ... Read more...

The Spiritual Healing - October 7, 2009 - T. Byram Karasu, MD - Psychology Today - The human mind can heal itself and the body naturally, provided that the mind makes room for the spirit to coexist with it. Read more...

Faith-healing parents sent to jail - 7 October, 2009 - BBC - When an 11-year-old girl from Wisconsin in the United States fell seriously ill, her parents prayed to God to make her well, rather than seeking medical treatment. Read more...

Most Americans Dying From Flu-Related Illness Are Likely To Exhibit Nutritional Deficiencies - Bill Sardi - 10-06-2009 - lewrockwell - Public health authorities are calling for more vaccines, in this case, pneumococcal vaccine (Prevnar®), while ignoring published data showing life-threatening influenza is likely triggered by nutritional deficiencies, particularly vitamin E, vitamin D and the trace mineral selenium. Read more...

Alcohol- Does it Have Healing Attributes?Alcohol- Does it Have Healing Attributes? - brainandspinalcord - A study published in the September issue of Archives of Surgery on data from the National Trauma Databank held implications that may inspire further research into possible healing functions of alcohol in the bloodstream of traumatic brain injury patients. Read more...

Art of Attention: Unplug and Recharge With Pranic Healing - Elena Brower - October 6, 2009 - HuffingtonPost - ...It involves becoming aware of the field of energy that surrounds each of us, and how that field has been affected - either congested or depleted - by our experiences both past and current. Read more...

Healing arts: A full-body path to recovery - MEGHAN PIERCE - 10-06-2009 - Ledger-Transcript - ..."The complimentary and alternative therapeutic arts help to maintain the physical body, the mental body, the emotional body and the spiritual body, in order to maintain balanced health in body, mind and spirit." Read more...Reuters – A cup and sugar packet from a Starbucks coffee shop are pictured in London, March 15, 2007. REUTERS/Catherine …

Coffee does little to protect the aging brain - Joene Hendry – Oct 6, 2009 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Sorry coffee lovers -- downing a few cups of coffee throughout the day may spark alertness, but it's unlikely to protect the aging brain from mental decline or dementia, according to researchers from Finland. Read more...

Healing sans touchHealing sans touch - Bhawna Gera Vijan - 06 Oct 2009 - expressbuzz - It’s a no touch, no drug therapy, I was told by Surekha Almelkar, founder, Holistic Healing Centre in RT Nagar, before she could talk about this ancient science that reveals the techniques of using and manipulating Prana or life force. Read more...

Study shows rise in autism rates as medical mainstream ignores ASD causes and recoveries - Jed Shlackman - 10-06-2009 - Examiner - ...Alternative medicine practitioners often associate rising autism rates with increasing exposure to environmental toxins, including those present in the expanding list of childhood vaccinations. Read more...

In 30 years without spanking, are Swedish children better behaved? - Tom Sullivan – Oct 5, 2009 - Christian Science Monitor - Stockholm – When celebrating the 30th anniversary of the world's first national ban on corporal punishment of children last month, Sweden's social affairs minister, Göran Hägglund, claimed a dramatic success over something many Swedes now consider a scourge. Read more...

Dangerous foods list includes leafy greens, eggs, tuna - Aaron Smith - CNN - October 6, 2009 - ...The Center for Science in the Public Interest listed the following foods, in descending order, as the most risky in terms of outbreaks: leafy greens, eggs, tuna, oysters, potatoes, cheese, ice cream, tomatoes, sprouts and berries. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: While leafy greens and other produce can be extremely healthy, it is always in our best interests to only use fresh organic produce from farms we are familiar with, and ALWAYS cut off parts that are black, turning, or in any way look moldy or too old.

Paula Meehan: "It is the craft of poetry I teach. It is poetry I bring to the group."Poetry and the power of healing - Paula Meehan - 10-06-2009 - The Irish Times - ...The physical experience of the poem is the reading of it aloud. Its breath patterns and rhythms move through the body and mind, effecting a pure change... Read more...

Breast Cancer Symptoms Know the signs ... - Andrea Markowitz, Ph.D. - October 6, 2009 - Baltimore Sun - ...Although changes in your breasts usually are unrelated to cancer, see your healthcare provider right away if you notice any of the following symptoms or any other changes to your breasts. Read more...

Expressions of faith can be therapeutic: Research - PAMELA FAYERMAN - CANWEST - OCTOBER 5, 2009 - While skeptics doubt the power of prayer, others say religion can foster healing. Read more...

Mind is a factor in health and healing (Getty Images)Mind is a factor in health and healing - 6 October 2009 - Times of India - ...They are exploring how to prevent the damage excessive stress can do to a child's development and how the mind can help speed or slow healing and help control pain. Read more...

How to Give Yourself a Breast Exam A step-by-step approach. - Andrea Markowitz, Ph.D. - October 5, 2009 - Baltimore Sun - Getting to know how your breasts normally look and feel will help you detect subtle changes (if they occur) that could signal breast cancer. Read more...

Curry and turmeric help smokers with head and neck cancer - David Liu - Oct 4, 2009 (foodconsumer) -- Curcumin, the yellow pigment found in curry powder and turmeric may inhibit the adverse effects of nicotine in patients with head and neck cancer who smoke, a new study suggests. Read more...

Eating Ground Beef Is Still A Big Health GambleEating Ground Beef Is Still A Big Health Gamble - JOE WINDISH - OCT 4TH, 2009 - The Moderate Voice - More likely than not, that single hamburger patty or package you bought from the supermarket, restaurant or fast food joint contains “meat product” from hundreds of slaughtered cows gathered from around the world. Read more...

E. Coli Path Shows Flaws in Beef Inspection - MICHAEL MOSS - October 3, 2009 - NY Times - ...tens of thousands of people are still sickened annually by this pathogen, federal health officials estimate, with hamburger being the biggest culprit. Read more...

Autopsy: Jackson Healthy, Tattooed, Bald - 01 October, 2009 - PopEater - Besides a case of arthritis, damaged lungs and a skin disease that reduced pigment in his body, Michael Jackson was actually a pretty healthy 50-year-old man. Read more...

Newly Discovered Role of Vitamin C in Skin Protection - Dr. Mercola - October 03 2009 - FoodConsumer - Scientists have uncovered a new role played by vitamin C in protecting the skin, which could lead to better skin regeneration. Read more...

RETHINKING CANCER: NEW DOCUMENTARY PROVIDES A RARE LOOK INTO THE THERAPEUTIC JOURNEYS OF FIVE PATIENTS - 03 October 2009 - melodika - Released in time for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the new documentary Rethinking Cancer presents a compelling look into the therapeutic and psychological journeys of five men and women who chose to use non-toxic, biological therapies to overcome serious illness. Read more...

Bibliotherapy: The Healing Power of Books - New University - Paul Backus - 10-03-2009 - According to the article, a link between the arts and the power of healing has been acknowledged for thousands of years. Read more...

Obama: Health Plan Will Boost Economy - JUDITH BURNS - 10-03-2009 - Wall Street Journal - ...Changes being proposed would be especially helpful for small businesses that account for about half the nation's job growth and are struggling with rising employee health-care costs, Mr. Obama said. Read more...

Reuters – Yoga students hold a pose during an afternoon class at "Om Factory" yoga studio in New York, …Yoga may decrease age-related dowager's hump - Joene Hendry – Oct 2, 2009 - Reuters - ...Among a group of elderly study participants, those who did yoga for six months saw their upper spine curve lowered by about 5 percent compared to those who did no yoga, Dr. Gail Greendale, at the University of California at Los Angeles, and colleagues report in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Read more...

Indian ethnicity tied to higher diabetes risk - Oct 2, 2009 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Americans of Indian descent may have a heightened risk of diabetes, even when their weight is in the normal range, research suggests. Read more...

CDC will not clarify different flu strains in diagnostic testing - October 2, 2009 - dddnews - ...The organization added that most individuals with 2009 H1N1 have had mild illnesses and have not needed medical care or antiviral drugs, which is also true of seasonal flu. Read more...

Roman Polanski Vs. The Plight Of A Little Boy - Mallika Chopra - 10/01/2009 - intent - While Mr. Polanski has high profile friends who have written a joint letter demanding his release, there is no special reason why he should be exempt from the law. Read more...

Jack Foley|Herald News Inmates at the Bristol County house of correction painted this mural during a Therapeutic Art Program at the institution.Inmates discover the healing power of art - Jay Pateakos - Oct 01, 2009 - wickedlocal - ...The program aims to provide inmates an opportunity to give back to the community while hoping to lead them to personal growth and inner freedom through art. Read more...

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