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Friday, 15 September

23:48

Director of Baylor Universitys Center for Gastrointestinal Research Interviewed: Are Turmerics Cancer Claims Legit? The People's Chemist

Right now, millions of your cells are committing suicide, because your immune system views them as a threat. Once those cells are cleaned and eliminated from the body, only healthy cells are left behind. This is a good thing. In fact, your survival depends on it. Thats because cancer is a normal cellular process that happens on an everyday basis. It only leads to death when rogue cells fail to commit suicide, due to some type of DNA damage.

Therefore, rather than fight cancer, you simply need to cooperate with your body to ensure that your vital, innate protection mechanism cell suicide (technically known as apoptosis) is intact. One of the best ways to do this is by taking turmeric, which carries the active ingredient known as curcumin or curcuminoids .

Otherwise known as Indian gold, turmeric has been used as an immunity booster in the Far East for thousands of years, probably tens of thousands. Only in the last two decades has it received attention from major universities and hospitals for its ability to prevent and fight cancer.

Early in the 1990s, the University of Texass M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston, found the anti-cancer effects of turmeric to be staggering. After sprinkling a pinch of the spice on cancer cells in the lab, they found that it blocked a crucial pathway required for the development of skin cancer and other types, including prostate tumors.

Epidemiology has further increased the excitement around turmeric with population studies showing that India, the country whose residents consume most of the worlds turmeric, has the worlds lowest prostate cancer rate twenty-five times less than that of men within the United States!

Studies by the University of Wisconsin and others reported that turmeric blocks a type of cancer fertilizer known as VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor). As a result, it forces cancer cells to kill themselves. In 2001, scientists also discovered that turmeric dampens the inflammation cascade within the body, thereby stopping the proliferation of cancer in its tracks.

Unlike conventional treatments that murder all cells, including healthy ones, turmeric has laser focus on only the sick ones. In 2002, scientists began unraveling how turmeric selectively gave cancer cells a biological smack-down. They found that cancer cells produce transcription factors that turn off the survival mechanism of cell suicide.

Turmerics active ingredients include a host of compounds known as curcuminoids. Collectively, they attack the cancers transcription factor. Doing so restores the cells...

23:44

Australia Have You Sold Your Soul To The (Pharma) Devil? BolenReport

Opinion by Meryl Dorey Former President  Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network (AVN)   In 1992, Carl Scully was the Member for Smithfield in NEW South Wales Australian Parliament. That year (1992), he spent his entire annual budget preparing and printing a report critical of vaccination. Entitled, Immunisation: Is it Worth the Risk? Mr Scully showed himself to be Continue reading Australia Have You Sold Your Soul To The (Pharma) Devil?

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23:05

Trauma-Ignored Care? Going to the MAT on Opioids Mad In America

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction is being vigorously touted and expanded across the country in response to the opioid crisis. The Substance Abuse Disorder treatment system is taking a page from the bio-medical model of disease that asserts that addictions are lifelong, incurable brain disorders that require long-term (with no exit strategy) treatment with medications (buprenorphine, methadone, naltrexone). Similar to the current bio-psychiatric, decontextualized approach to mental distress, this strategy overlooks and minimizes the significant role of trauma, toxic stressors and social determinants in driving the alarming rate of opiate-related death and devastation. Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) offers a critical, missing ingredient.

Recently the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) issued a report: Trauma and ACEs missing in response to opioid crisis. The research establishing the clear nexus between trauma and substance abuse is compelling. Studies reveal a strong dose-dependent relationship between the number of traumatic experiences and prescription drug misuse. Opioid dependent individuals report much higher rates of ACEs than the general population. 80% of people seeking treatment for opioid addiction have experienced at least one form of trauma. The trauma-informed lens refocuses our questions from why the addictions? to why the pain? To be clear, not all people who develop addictions have been traumatized, nor do all traumatized people abuse substances.

Our current, reductionistic approach to mental health issues doesnt offer any insights or explanations on the etiology of most mental disturbances. Similarly, MAT focuses on the surface symptoms of opiate abuse without addressing the underlying causes of overwhelming distress and pain. Defining addiction as so much damaged neural circuitry creates the same intellectual cul-de-sac that our current pill-for-every-ill treatment strategy for mental Illnesses remains stuck in. This myopic paradigm is so rigidly impermeable that when additional symptoms are reported and observed, they are immediately categorized as an additional disease, a dual disorder. Two distinct, separate brain diseases are now diagnosed and medicated. A more trauma-informed viewpoint would suggest that they are neither dual, nor disorders. They are both responses and reactions to the same devastating traumatic experiences evincing normal adaptations to abnormal events.

Imagine someone has the misfortune of being severely beaten and suffers several injuries. The DSM and ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) approach would label the swollen lip as a genetically predisposed lip disease that has been triggered, AND also diagnose the co-morbid black eyes as an additional, separate disorder. (Occam would...

22:30

Chem journal cautions readers about data in three papers Retraction Watch

A chemistry journal has issued expressions of concern for three papers after a reader notified the editors of unexplained discrepancies in the data. According to the notices, after the editors of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry confirmed the problems, they contacted the corresponding author on the three papers, Pradeep Kumarwho works at the Council of Scientific and Industrial []

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20:33

Disturbed Sleep Patterns May be Key to ADHD Mad In America

From The Guardian: New research has linked symptoms of ADHD, such as struggling to concentrate, having too much energy, and being unable to control behavior, with disruptions in sleep.

The crucial point is that a cascade of health disorders, including ADHD, appear to be triggered by disruptions to circadian rhythms, offering some routes to counter these conditions by attempting to restore a patients body clock. Kooij said her team was now looking for biomarkers, such as vitamin D levels, blood glucose, cortisol levels, 24-hour blood pressure, and heart-rate variability that are associated with sleeplessness.

Once we can do that, we may be able to treat some ADHD by non-pharmacological methods, such as changing light or sleep patterns. We may also be able to prevent the negative impact of chronic sleep loss on health in general.'

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20:33

America's First Pediatric Psychiatric Emergency Department AGE OF AUTISM

Five years ago we were averaging something like 40 psychiatric emergency patients a month. Now were seeing between 300 and 400 a month, Maxwell said. This article suggests we should look at the Internet and digital culture for the explosion...

20:32

Has the Era of Gene Therapy Finally Arrived? Mad In America

From Scientific American: The FDA has announced its approval of Kymriah, the first gene therapy in the U.S. However, gene therapy remains far from fulfilling its early promises, as it is still extremely costly and potentially dangerous.

As I have noted in previous posts, the hype provoked by genetic research has always outrun the reality. Gene-therapy proponents have long predicted that it will eliminate diseases such as cystic fibrosis and early-onset breast cancer, which are traceable to a defective gene, as well as disorders with more complex genetic causes. Enthusiasts also envisioned genetically engineered designer babies who would grow up to be smarter than Nobel laureates and more athletic than Olympians.

Gene therapy turned out to be extremely difficult, because it can trigger unpredictable, fatal responses from the bodys immune system. The National Institutes of Health warns that gene therapy can have very serious health risks, such as toxicity, inflammation, and cancer.

Kymriah is a case in point. The FDA press release warns that Kymriah can cause life-threatening immune reactions and neurological events, as well as serious infections, low blood pressure (hypotension), acute kidney injury, fever, and decreased oxygen (hypoxia). According to The New York Times, the FDA is requiring that hospitals and doctors be specially trained and certified to administer [Kymriah], and that they stock a certain drug needed to quell severe reactions.'

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20:31

New Nutrition Study Changes Nothing Mad In America

From The Atlantic: The science of nutrition and healthy eating is not complicated and has remained relatively consistent for the past several years. However, the demand for constant novelty in journalism leaders writers and publishers to focus on science narratives that upend conventional wisdom, which often depict nutritional research as inconsistent and contradictory.

If new research doesnt change or challenge the way readers think about the world, why is it a story worth publishing? Eggs are in, and now theyre gone. Butter? Its back. Every six weeks, The New York Times is legally obligated to tell us either that breakfast isnt important or that skipping it causes death.

The effect of all this, day after day, year after year, is a perception that all kinds of contradictory evidence is coming up every dayand that each bit is roughly equally valid.

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20:30

Take The Keys and Lock Them Up. Amer-ican Children. AGE OF AUTISM

Our Anne Dachel is like Dickens' Madame Defarge, knitting a long long list of egregious actions within the ever exploding realm of special education. She has hundreds 0f stories of how school districts are being crushed by the epidemic of...

15:30

How to Grow Cauliflower Articles

By Dr. Mercola

Cauliflower, which like broccoli is a member of the cruciferous family, contains an impressive array of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other phytochemicals. It's a good source of vitamin K, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, magnesium, phosphorus, fiber, vitamin B6, folate, pantothenic acid, potassium and manganese.

Cauliflower is also packed with natural antioxidants such as vitamin C, beta-carotene, kaempferol, quercetin, rutin, cinnamic acid and others. Antioxidants are nature's way of providing your cells with adequate defense against attack by excessive amounts of reactive oxygen species. As long as you have these important micronutrients, your body will be better equipped to resist damage caused by everyday exposures to pollutants, chronic stress and more.

Without an adequate supply of antioxidants to help squelch excess free radicals you raise your risk of oxidative stress, which leads to accelerated tissue and organ damage. Adding to cauliflower's appeal is its versatility. You can eat it raw, add it to salads or use it in your cooking. Cauliflower can even be seasoned and mashed as an alternative to potatoes.

Top Health Benefits of Cauliflower

Because of its beneficial effects on numerous aspects of health, cauliflower can easily be described as a superfood. Some of its most valuable health benefits include:

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Fighting cancer1,2,3

Cauliflower contains the cancer-fighting compounds sulforaphane and isothiocyanates, the former of which has been shown to kill cancer stem cell responsible for metastasis or spread of cancer.

Boosting heart health4

Sulforaphane in cauliflower also helps improve blood pressure and kidney function. Scientists believe sulforaphane's benefits are related to improved DNA methylation, which is crucial for normal cellular function and proper gene expression, especially in the easily damaged inner lining of the arteries (endothelium).

All About Growing Asparagus Articles

By Dr. Mercola

When you see asparagus standing tall and proud in neat displays at your local grocery store, you might have a hard time imagining how it is grown. It may seem even harder to imagine you could grow it in your own vegetable garden.

While growing asparagus takes patience about three years to be exact, to ensure vigorous growth and plant maturity it is not as difficult as you may think. All the preparation and hard work you do initially will be richly rewarded when you harvest those first tender shoots. If you are planting a garden and would enjoy a versatile vegetable that is packed with vitamins and minerals, and delivers important health benefits, you most definitely should consider growing asparagus.

Why Asparagus Is so Good for You

Dubbed as a "feel-good" vegetable because of its mood-boosting potential, asparagus is a superfood you may want to consider not only eating more often, but cultivating in your garden. It's a nutritionally balanced vegetable that is loaded with vitamins A, E and K. One cup (180 grams) of cooked asparagus contains just 40 calories.

Asparagus is also a good source of vitamins C and B, including folate. Folate helps your body make dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin, which is why asparagus is thought to support your mood. Claims that asparagus protects against cancer are based on its high level of glutathione, a potent antioxidant. It also contains rutin, a bioflavonoid (plant pigment), which protects your small blood vessels from rupturing. It also may protect against the damaging effects of radiation.

Asparagus boasts healthy levels of copper, iron, magnesium, selenium and zinc, to name a few of the minerals it contains. It also supports your digestive health, thanks to the presence of insoluble and soluble fiber, along with inulin, a prebiotic that acts as food for the beneficial bacteria in your gut.

Finally, researchers have uncovered a natural angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor in asparagus that appears useful for lowering your blood pressure. A 2015 study1 revealed a new sulfur-containing metabolite known as asparaptine, found in asparagus spears, which, according to the authors, acts as a "new ACE inhibitor."

Interesting Facts About Asparagus

More than just the look of asparagus is unique: Check out these interesting...

14:13

Sep 14, Hemochromatosis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment | ABDOPAIN.com The Abdominal Pain BlogKeeping You Updated On What Is New On The Site!

Hemochromatosis is a condition that causes our body to absorb too much iron from our diet. This excessive iron is then deposited into our organs.

13:01

Candida Die-Off: What It is and How to Prevent it Healthy and Natural World

A lot of people say that they suffer from candida die-off when treating candida infections in their body. When large number of yeast pathogens such as candida albicans are killed off quickly in the body, you can experience candida die-off symptoms. This is the result of toxins that are released into the bloodstream during the rapid die-off of the yeast pathogens and the bodys reaction. As the body gets rid of the toxins, this causes an inflammatory response and you may feel like having the flu or a seasonal allergy. The medical name for this type of reaction is the Herxheimer Reaction or the Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction (JHR).

When getting rid of a large number of candida fungi or other bacteria, viruses, or pathogens, you can sometimes feel worse before you become better. This can result in having joint and muscle pain, headaches, sore throat, and chills among other symptoms. This is a sign that the pathogens are dying off as the body eliminates them and detoxifies itself to get rid of infections.

There is some controversy about how Candida die-off affects the body and if yeast die-off is something that people experience. Some say that getting rid of large amounts of Candida yeast strains doesnt have an adverse effect on the body. However, many other people report that when they initially start a candida diet, they have symptoms resembling the Herxheimer reaction.

In this article I will examine if there is any evidence showing that candida die-off is connected with the Herxheimer reaction. At the end of the article, you will find many ways to treat candida yeast infections naturally. Before looking at any connection between candida die-off and experiencing flu-like symptoms, lets look at what the medical literature says about the Herxheimer reaction.

What is Candida Die-Off or Herxheimer Reaction?

What is candida?

Candida is a yeast that is naturally found in small amounts in your bodys intestinal tract, on mucous membranes, and on your skin. However, some conditions can cause a candida infection when the yeast starts multiplying and growing out of control.

What is the candida theory?

The person who found the connection between candida overgrowth and various health conditions was Dr. C. Orian Truss. He claimed in the 70s that yeast overgrowth accounts for mental and emotional problems as well as other ailments. His theory was popularized later by William Crook, MD, in the mid 80s.

Dr. Orian claimed that the use of an anti-fungal medication together with a low-carbohydrate diet, could improve or even reverse a broad spectrum of complaints in Candida sufferers, such as symptoms of irritable bowel, various skin conditions, allergies and mood problems including anxiety and depression. In 1984 he published the book The Missing Diagnosis where he wrote in a great detail about his theory.

Candida...

12:07

The Prospect of a Third Dose of MMR new research findings two

The Prospect of a Third Dose of MMR: How does that wonderful quote about insanity go again? Oh yeah... 'Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.' It is quote that is commonly but mistakenly attributed to Albert Einstein. It appears the more accurate source may be... #featured_mcat_opinion

07:50

31 Ways to Declutter Your Entire Life in Just 4 Weeks Healthy Holistic Living

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Natural Living Ideas. Minimalists realize that the years we spend working, saving, paying a mortgage and needlessly accumulating a mass of stuff dont actually equate to happiness. They believe that our possessions only serve to distract us from whats really...

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07:45

Why Mountain Dew is Unfit for Human Consumption Healthy Holistic Living

This article is shared with permission from our friends at New Health Advisor. Mountain dew is one of the most popular soft drinks in America. It is rapidly gaining popularity with an abundance of new flavors and varieties. But as the popularity of Mountain Dew rises, so does the concern...

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07:40

How to Make Strawberry Chia Jam No Preservatives, No Refined Sugar, Just 15 Minutes Healthy Holistic Living

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Naturally Savvy. Quick & Easy Strawberry Chia Jam Recipe Jam makes the perfect accompaniment to toast, crackers or tarts but is generally loaded with refined sugar, artificial color, and nasty preservatives. Some people venture to make their own and spend hours in...

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07:37

Fresh Black Bean and Salsa Bites You Can Make in Minutes Healthy Holistic Living

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Naturally Savvy. The two mini recipes needed for this dish are great on their own, but paired up they combine to create the ultimate topped cracker. Try serving up these tasty, hearty bites on Super Bowl Sunday or other game days, or...

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07:33

Doctor: This Is Why You Need to Taper Off Antidepressants And How To Do It Healthy Holistic Living

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Kelly Brogan MD. Note: The author acknowledges, with great compassion, that this is a challenging topic for the many individuals who make the difficult decision to begin treatment with psychiatric medication. All patients must be given the most complete and...

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07:29

How You Can Use ACV to Effectively Relieve Eczema and What Not to Do! Healthy Holistic Living

This article is shared with permission from our friends at New Health Advisor. Eczema is an embarrassing condition in which you see itchy, thick, scaly rashes on your skin. Research shows that eczema often runs in family and is usually a hypersensitivity reaction triggered by an allergen. Your immune system reacts...

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07:26

Essential Oils to Help Soothe Inflamed Lungs and Other Asthma Symptoms Healthy Holistic Living

This article is shared with permission from our friends at New Health Advisor. Asthma is a disease that inflames the walls of passageways that supply air to the lungs. Inflamed airways are sensitive and complicate breathing. Common asthma symptoms include breathing problems, wheezing, coughing, and tightness in the chest. Asthma...

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07:24

Watch the FAN Conference From Home Fluoride Action Network

Livestream of the FAN Conference

The 6th Citizens Conference on Fluoride in Washington DC will be broadcast live, thanks to Clint Griess and the International Fluoride Free Teleconference! Tune in Saturday and Sunday to watch many amazing presentations. Youll also catch behind-the-scenes moments with candid interviews with top scientists and campaigners.

Some sessions (TBA) will not be broadcast due to sensitive content. See complete schedule below (all times Eastern US). No login or password required to watch.

Todays Press Release:

FANs Sixth International Conference on Fluoride:
When Policy is King, Science becomes a Slave.

This coming weekend (Sept 16, 17) the Fluoride Action Network (www.FluorideACTION.net ) will be bringing together citizens and scientists from around the world, to the Regency Hyatt hotel in Crystal City, VA, in an effort to educate the public, the media and decision-makers about the dangers of swallowing fluoride.

According to Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Paul Connett, the purpose of the conference is to rescue genuine science  from policy makers at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Our citizens deserve protection, not propaganda .

Saturday attendees will hear a presentation from Dr. Stephen Peckham (University of Kent, UK) who will talk about a study he co-authored linking fluoride exposure to lowered thyroid function. Also speaking will be Dr. William Hirzy, a former risk assessment...

07:23

Two Common Food Additives Officially Linked to Gut Inflammation and Obesity Healthy Holistic Living

This article is shared with permission from our friends at ZMEScience. A new study suggests that two very common emulsifiers chemicals that stabilize foods and stop products like mayo from separating could increase the risk of obesity and irritable bowel syndrome. The emulsifiers in question are carboxymethycellulose and polysorbate-80; especially in Europe and North...

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07:17

How to Get Rid of Stubborn Visceral Fat and Keep it that Way Healthy Holistic Living

This article is shared with permission from our friends at HealthLine. Visceral fat, also known as belly fat, is found inside your abdominal cavity. Carrying too much visceral fat is extremely harmful. Its linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, heart disease and even certain cancers...

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07:05

Effects of Electromagnetic Radiation on Mitochondria new research findings two

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Home Thought For Food Effects Of Electromagnetic Radiation On Mitochondria

Wireless communications have increased significantly in modern times and concerns regarding their safety have grown as well. Wireless communications utilize high frequency radiation radio frequencies and microwaves. Man-made electromagnetic radiation exerts numerous biological effects that begin at the molecular level and eventually lead to cellular, tissue and organ dysfunction. Electromagnetic radiation exerts its effects at the sub-cellular level by altering molecular rotation and vibration, increasing the collisions between molecules and breaking chemical bonds which ultimately affect structure and function (1). This has direct effects on energy production in the cell. Mitochondria are the organelles responsible for cellular energy production and numerous other cell functions and they are adversely affected by electromagnetic radiation in many inter-related ways.
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07:05

Flu vaccine causes miscarriages the real evidence says otherwise Skeptical Raptor

The Skeptical Raptor, stalking pseudoscience in the internet jungle.

The Washington Post dropped this provocative headline on its readers yesterday, Researchers find a hint of a link between flu vaccine and miscarriage. And you know what will happen next every anti-vaccine website will claim that the flu vaccine causes miscarriages. Of course, the evidence based facts fail to support the future trope that the

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06:27

Indian Doctors Talk Aspartame in Soda and Infertility in Men and Women Natural Blaze

By Heather CallaghanEditor

While a sedentary lifestyle is the new modern scapegoat for all that ails us, Indian doctors are pointing fingers at ingredients commonly found in sodas: ingredients in both diet and regular.

At the beginning of summer, Indias biggest independent news network reach out to fertility and gynecological doctors to get their input on carbonated beverages and their effects on fertility in men and women.

Arvind Vaid, an IVF expert said:

Almost all of the soft drinks and sodas contain aspartame which is linked to many health problems including infertility, malformations and miscarriages.

He added that, Excess consumption leads to hormonal imbalance and fluctuation that causes ovulatory disorders and even worsens PMS.

The experts said that the problem was the isolation of two amino acids: phenylalanine and aspartic acid. When not with other amino acids, they say that...

05:09

Does Marijuana Cause Brain Damage? Health Impact News

detailed anatomy of the human brain. Illustration showing the medulla pons cerebellum hypothalamus thalamus midbrain. Sagittal view of the brain. Isolated on a white background.

by Paul Fassa
Health Impact News

Brain damage is a major issue that marijuana prohibitionists point out as a primary reason to ban cannabis. Throughout the Drug War declared by then President Nixon in 1971, which has been continued through subsequent presidential administrations, there have been a few outrageous attempts at proving brain damage from cannabis.

This video exposes the scientific fraud of one of those outrageous attempts used as evidence during the Reagan era.

However, anecdotal and clinical application reports of recoveries from brain damage or neurological diseases have contradicted what most formally funded academic studies report regarding effects on the brain.

Studies not funded by American government agencies, however, are reporting that the brain damage fears are at least exaggerated, if not completely unfounded.

Study: Grey Matter Changes Associated with Heavy Cannabis Use

Grey or gray matter refers to the part of the brain containing areas responsible for memory, emotions, muscular control, speech, and major external sensory perceptions. It also contains the most neuronal cell bodies or neurons, the main conduits of nervous system transmission.

A longitudal study is one that uses the same subjects over a specific, usually long-term, period of time. This study covered 39 months following several healthy non-cannabis users recruited as controls to compare with an almost equal number of heavy cannabis users as subjects. They were all young adults.

At the beginning of the 39 months, or baseline, sMRI (structural magnetic resolution imaging) were made of their grey matter and compared with follow up sMRI analysis at the end of 39 months.

This study, conducted by the University of Amsterdam, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, published May 2016 in the journal PLOS/ONE concluded:

The lack of significant differenc...

04:59

Chicago Boy Medically Kidnapped for 20 Months Back Home Family Strives to Overcome Trauma Health Impact News

Malik with aunt and Lakisha

Malik with his aunt and his grandmother Lakisha. Photo provided by Tanna family.

by Health Impact News/MedicalKidnap.com Staff

It has been two years since Baby Malik was returned to his family. It has been a long journey of helping him to overcome the harm from being taken by Child Protective Services and Lurie Childrens Hospital in Chicago, but his grandmother Lakisha Tanna says that they can finally function like a normal family again.

Malik just started K-5 kindergarten. He is doing well now, but that didnt happen overnight.

He was out of his familys custody for 1 year, 8 months, and a day. All that time in the custody of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) had a lasting impact on him, and it wasnt good. He came home with a great deal of insecurity, afraid to let Lakisha out of his sight.

There were times that Lakisha was afraid that he would never come home, and times that she feared for Maliks very life.

She thanks God that he is safe now.

The public attention brought to their story by Health Impact News made a big difference, she believes. As long as DCFS and Lurie Childrens Hospital were able to operate in secrecy, there was no accountability and they were able to do whatever they wanted with Malik, including perform multiple experimental surgeries on him without his familys consent.

To this day, Maliks story remains one of the most horrific stories we have ever covered of medical abuse under Child Protective Services custody. Because our readers became involved in making phone calls and writing letters, holding the hospital and DCFS accountable, Malik was finally returned home.

See our original story here:

Chicago Lurie Childrens Hospital Takes Baby Away From Family for Seeking a Second Opinion

Incredibly, and perhaps not surprisingly, Malik has not required a single surgery or hospitalization in the entire two years since he has been home.

Rough Beginnings for Baby Malik

Malik...

04:23

Feds Threaten Maine Food Sovereignty Law; Governor LePage Caves Natural Blaze

By Michael Maharrey

Maine Gov. Paul LePage has called for a special emergency session of the legislature to roll back a food sovereignty bill he signed into law earlier this year, after the federal government threatened to take over meat and poultry inspection in the state.

Sen. Troy Jackson (D-Aroostook) sponsored Senate Bill 725 (LD725). Titled An Act to Recognize Local Control Regarding Food Systems, the legislation gives local governments the authority to enact ordinances regulating local food distribution without state interference. The new law not only takes a big step forward for food sovereignty and local control by reducing state regulation, it also creates an environment hostile to federal regulations and can potentially nullify some FDA and USDA edicts in effect.

Practically speaking, the law eliminates state licensing and regulation requirements on local, direct producer to consumer sales, and allows local communities to create their own networks of distribution and regulation.

Pursuant to the home rule authority granted to municipalities by Title 30-A, section 3001 and by the Constitution of Maine, Article VIII, Part Second, and pursuant to section 201-A, and notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a municipal government may regulate by ordinance local food systems, and the State shall recognize such ordinances. An ordinance adopted by a municipality pursuant to this section must apply only to food or food products that are grown, produced or processed by individuals within that municipality who sell directly to consumers.

Under the new...

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Chicago Boy Medically Kidnapped for 20 Months Back Home Family Strives to Overcome Trauma Medical Kidnap

Malik with aunt and Lakisha

Malik with his aunt and his grandmother Lakisha. Photo provided by Tanna family.

by Health Impact News/MedicalKidnap.com Staff

It has been two years since Baby Malik was returned to his family. It has been a long journey of helping him to overcome the harm from being taken by Child Protective Services and Lurie Childrens Hospital in Chicago, but his grandmother Lakisha Tanna says that they can finally function like a normal family again.

Malik just started K-5 kindergarten. He is doing well now, but that didnt happen overnight.

He was out of his familys custody for 1 year, 8 months, and a day. All that time in the custody of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) had a lasting impact on him, and it wasnt good. He came home with a great deal of insecurity, afraid to let Lakisha out of his sight.

There were times that Lakisha was afraid that he would never come home, and times that she feared for Maliks very life.

She thanks God that he is safe now.

The public attention brought to their story by Health Impact News made a big difference, she believes. As long as DCFS and Lurie Childrens Hospital were able to operate in secrecy, there was no accountability and they were able to do whatever they wanted with Malik, including perform multiple experimental surgeries on him without his familys consent.

To this day, Maliks story remains one of the most horrific stories we have ever covered of medical abuse under Child Protective Services custody. Because our readers became involved in making phone calls and writing letters, holding the hospital and DCFS accountable, Malik was finally returned home.

See our original story here:

Chicago Lurie Childrens Hospital Takes Baby Away From Family for Seeking a Second Opinion

Incredibly, and perhaps not surprisingly, Malik has not required a single surgery or hospitalization in the entire two years since he has been home.

Rough Beginnings for Baby Malik

Malik wa...

01:43

NOW ITS EASY TO GET HEALTHY! BIOFEEDBACK TOTAL TREATMENT CONCEPT Lyra Nara Blog

A modern efficient therapy must deal with the root causes and not alleviate only the symptoms. And yet in the case of patients with chronic complaints, allergies or metabolic disorders, doctors soon reach their limits. Due to the complexity of human body physiology, to deal with chronic conditions implies a total treatment concept; causes must

01:31

What Can I Do? Voices For Vaccines

If you dont know Tara Smith from Kent State, you should. That may be the main reason we asked her to be a guest on our most recent podcast. Shes smart, witty, and determined.

But the excuse me made to have her on the podcast was a recent article she published, Vaccine Rejection and Hesitancy: A Review and Call to Action. As the title suggests, the article is a great primer about vaccine rejection and hesitancy, but then it also has a number of concrete ways scientistsor anyone elsecan advocate for vaccines.

On our podcast, Tara discusses why this primer and call to action is needed for those working in medicine, research, and public health. She also tells us how we can move beyond science-only reactions to what is often an emotional issue.

In this episode, Nathan and Karen also discuss Dr. Wendy Sue Swanons latest post: 10 Things To Know About 2017-2018 Flu Shots. Karen also tries to make #vaxsplain a thing.

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01:30

Chemistry journal issues correction longer than original paper Retraction Watch

A 2011 chemistry paper required corrections so extensive that the author published the changes as a second, longer paper. Both papers, published in the Chinese Journal of Chemistry, described the synthesis of a protein molecule with potential therapeutic applications in cancer. But when the papers corresponding author Yikang Wu tried to continue the work, he discovered []

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01:28

Six Pharmaceutical Medicines That Instantly Make Your Health Worse REALfarmacy.com

Source: Six Pharmaceutical Medicines That Instantly Make Your Health Worse For more content like this visit REALfarmacy.com.

Can you guess how many Americans take prescription drugs? Did you guess one in 20 or maybe one in 10? Or did you possibly ...

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01:08

FANs Sixth International Conference on Fluoride: When Policy is King, Science becomes a Slave. Fluoride Action Network

This coming weekend (Sept 16, 17) the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) will bring together citizens and scientists from around the world, to the Regency Hyatt hotel in Crystal City, VA, to educate the public, the media and decision-makers about the dangers of swallowing fluoride.

According to Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Paul Connett, the purpose of the conference is to rescue `genuine science from policy makers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Our citizens deserve protection, not propaganda.

The FAN Conference will be live streamed at: https://www.facebook.com/internationalfluoridefreeteleconference/

Saturday attendees will hear a presentation from Professor Stephen Peckham (University of Kent, UK) who will talk about a study he co-authored linking fluoride exposure to lowered thyroid function. Also speaking will be William Hirzy, PhD, a former EPA risk assessment specialist, whose recent paper quantifies the risk fluoride poses to childrens developing brains. (http://fluoridealert.org/articles/new-study-quantifies-fluorides-potential-to-lower-iq-in-children/ )

On Sunday, lawyers Michael Connett and Chris Nidel will discuss FANs lawsuit calling on the EPA to ban the deliberate addition of fluoride to drinking water under provisions in the Toxic Substances and Control Act because of the overwhelming evidence that fluoride is neurotoxic (http://fluoridealert.org/articles/fan-sues-epa-to-end-fluoridation/).

Connett says, The very last children who should be exposed to a neurotoxic substance are children from low-income families, precisely those targeted for fluoridation by myopic zealots at the Oral Health Division of the CDC.

On Monday, conference attendees will lobby Congress to amend legislation which could authorize millions more in federal grants for use b...

01:03

Studies Link Heavy Metals to Explosion of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Declining IQ in Children Natural Blaze

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
World Mercury Project

A silent pandemic of neurodevelopmental toxicity is disabling a generation of children around the world. This is the verdict of neurology experts Philippe Grandjean and Philip Landrigan in a 2014 report in Lancet Neurology. The staggering tsunami of developmental disabilities now affects at least one in six children in the U.S. and millions more worldwide. Two new studies suggest that the most common of these illnessesautism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and ticsare related to each other and may share common causation. The culprit? Environmental toxins, particularly heavy metals.

About 11% (or one in nine 4-17-year-olds) have received an ADHD diagnosisand in some states, as many as 19%. The most recent ASD estimates in the U.S., from 2014 data, report a prevalence of one in 45 children, representing a significant increase compared to 20112013.

00:13

Sacramento District Attorneys Son Severely Vaccine Injured Vaxxter

Anne Marie Schubert is a long-time prosecutor for Sacramento. Shes seen all the dirt that the bottoms of society has to offer. Shes put many of them away for good. Murderers and rapists and child...

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00:01

What a Kid Who Has Never Eaten a Gram of Sugar in Her Life Looks Like Now Natural Blaze

Grace Cooper is 2 and a half years old right now and she has never eaten a gram of processed sugar in her life! Shan, Graces mom, said publicly that when her daughter is old enough to understand what she likes and doesnt like, she is not going to force her to stay on strict diet. She just wants to create a solid foundation for her babys future health.

If she eats a piece of bread Im not going to have a conniption, Shan told the Daily Mail when the girl was only 13 months old.

Shes going to go to kids parties and eat whats there. Im never going to go to Grace, You cant eat anything at this party, but I packed you some kale, here you go.

 

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23:49

If Psychiatrists Took Truth Serum, What Would They Say? Mad In America

Do you know a psychiatrist/pediatrician who has treated half the kids in your town for ADHD for the past 20 years? Is there now a heroin epidemic in your town? If so, you may want to talk to him or her about his/her possible role in it. Before you do, you should know that psychiatrists dont use the same language that others do the meaning of what they say isnt always so clear. I can translate psychiatrist speak, since practicing within the field for over 30 years enabled me to gain easier insight than most people into understanding what their words really mean. Here are 13 examples:

If a psychiatrist says: Your son has a brain disease called ADHD. Its like having a Ferrari with bicycle brakes, he/she really means: Your son is perfectly fine; he just hasnt been raised yet. Its me who is sick. I suffer from EDHD (Ethical-Deficit Hypersedativity Disorder). I only told you that because a mechanic just told me that my Ferrari has CNSD (Car Not Starting Disorder), so I need money for a new one.

When psychiatrists say: We now know that childrens emotional/behavioral problems are not due to anything parents do or do not do, they really mean: We now know that we can make more money by lying and telling parents what they want to hear than by telling them the truth.

When a psychiatrist says: Your kid has a brain hard-wiring defect which impairs his/her ability to learn how to manage his/her temper/impulses, it really means: Of course your child can learn to alter his/her behavior; even simple animals like mollusks can. You shouldnt trust me so much.

When psychiatrists say: Kids with ADHD do better in school once they are treated, they really mean: We have managed to change Americas school motto from: If at first you dont succeed, try, try again to If at first you dont succeed, give up and get accommodations such as: Fewer correct answers may be required in order to achieve a test grade if a child has an ADHD diagnosis.

When psychiatrists say: ADHD symptoms will greatly improve with medication, and the earlier treatment begins, the better the outcome, they really mean: Weve succeeded in tricking parents into replacing child-raising with sedation from age six on, and are trying to get them to begin even earlier. We hope to someday tell pregnant moms whose babies kick a lot: Your fetus has ADHD.

When psychiatrists say: We now know that ADHD persists to adulthood, they really mean: We now know that treating ADHD effectively creates lifelong clients, since kids who are shot with daily tranquilizer darts never really mature; their wildness returns each time they awaken from it.

When psychiatrists say: You have a chemical imbalance which can be corrected by medication, they really mean: Your brain chemistry is completely normal. Let...

23:23

Cinnamon for Weight Loss: Does it Work? The Healthy Home Economist

cinnamon weight lossIn herbal medicine, the benefits of cinnamon to health are numerous and impressive. Ive written before about how I use a teaspoon of freshly grated varieties in my morning smoothie.

The season determines whether I use Saigon (a type of Cassia) or Ceylon cinnamon. Cassia, for example, is one of the best herbs for seasonal allergies, so I use it during Spring months. It helps ward off sneezing from the extremely heavy oak tree pollen that blankets Central Florida for about 6-8 weeks every year.

However, not all cinnamon is created equal. Store bought ground cinnamon and cinnamon sticks even organic are months or even years old at best and irradiated at worst. Old cinnamon is less potent than fresh and irradiating herbs renders them useless from a medicinal point of view. (...)
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23:11

3 Little Known Factors That Could Be Ruining Your Health Natural Blaze

Its not as easy as you might think to stay healthy. Its difficult to stay calm and focused and to take care of your health when youre busy all day long and surrounded by a variety of stressors that disrupt your schedule. In addition, youre surrounded by a variety of health threats, from too much sugar and salt in packaged foods to environmental toxins.

But thats not all: youre inundated with so much conflicting advice on how to take better care of yourself that its easy to get overwhelmed. Coffee, for example, was long condemned as bad for you because its an acidic food, but now there is new research that suggests coffee also has some health benefits like its ability to reduce the danger of developing type 2 diabetes.

While most people are aware of the need to see a doctor for a regular checkup, eating healthy food, and getting in a moderate amount of exercise each day, there are three things many people overlook: getting rid of a recurring health problem, de-stressing each day, and getting enough sleep each night. Lets take a closer look at why these three are so important:

1. Get rid of recurring health problems once and for all.

If you have a recurring health problem, you must get it under control. One recurring problem many people have is an addiction to drugs and alcohol. While they initially used these as a form of self-medication, they eventually became add...

23:03

Surviving IRMAgeddon THE WAITING is the hardest part BolenReport

The media makes it worse By Sharon Anshaw You know whats coming. You hope for the best, and you are stocked with supplies in preparation. Your gas tank is full. You have plenty of drinking water. You have plenty of hygiene water. The windows are blocked off. Your preparations are complete. The power is still Continue reading Surviving IRMAgeddon THE WAITING is the hardest part

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22:30

Two more retractions for former US prof who altered dozens of images Retraction Watch

Two journals have retracted papers by a biologist who was recently found guilty of misconduct by his former employer, the University of Colorado Denver, bringing the total to five. The investigation report by UC Denver, which we obtained earlier this year via a public records request, had recommended one of the two newest retractions, which []

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20:33

Applied Psychoanalytic Theory in School Settings Mad In America

In this episode of the Psychoanalytic Voices podcast, Dr. William Sharp discusses his work introducing psychoanalytic techniques into school-based settings.

20:32

Proove Biosciences Sells Off Assets as CEO Departs Mad In America

From STAT: Proove Biosciences, which sold dubious DNA tests to predict opioid addiction risk, has been placed into court-ordered receivership for restructuring and asset sale. Experts and former employees have expressed doubts about the validity of Prooves genetic tests as well as the companys questionable business practices, such as coercing patients to take unnecessary DNA tests.

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20:31

Good Psychologist, Bad Psychologist Mad In America

In this episode on BBC Radio, psychiatrist Raj Persaud reports on the CIAs so-called enhanced interrogation program, which has frequently been characterized as torture. He discusses the involvement of psychologists John Bruce Jessen and James Mitchell in the development of the program as well as the psychological trauma experienced by survivors of enhanced interrogation.

20:29

Flu Vaccine and Miscarriage AGE OF AUTISM

NOTE: We're pleased to see this dose of vaccine reality in the mainstream media. If there is an indication that flu shots plus swine flu may cause miscarriage, the ACOG (OB union) should immediately issue a harsh warning and moratorium...

15:44

Consuming Folate Around Conception Reduces Risk of Autism From Pesticides PreventDisease.com

Mothers exposed to pesticides who took high-doses of folic acid around conception reduced their risk of having children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study in Environmental Health Perspectives.

15:30

Study: patients should be warned of stroke risk before chiropractic neck manipulation Science-Based Medicine

Another study adds to growing body of evidence that chiropractic neck manipulation is a risk factor for stroke. Patients should be warned of risk.

15:30

Following the Advice of Ancient Philosophers Can Make You Happier Articles

By Dr. Mercola

For many, happiness is elusive at best and at times near impossible. There's always something (or someone) pushing our buttons, making us feel less than joyful. According to Barbara Fredrickson, a psychologist and positive-emotions researcher, most Americans have two positive experiences for every negative one.

While that sounds good and well, this 2-to-1 positivity ratio is barely enough to get by. To flourish emotionally, Fredrickson's research1 shows you need a 3-to-1 ratio. That is, you need to have three positive emotions for every negative emotion. Only 20 percent of Americans achieve this critical ratio, which means 80 percent do not. Even worse, more recent research suggests nearly 25 percent of people experience no life enjoyment at all!2

The good news is, happiness can be learned. Part of the equation is training yourself to view life's events from a different perspective. Inconveniences and more serious troubles are unavoidable facts of life. What many fail to realize is that these events do not automatically bar you from being happy unless you let them, that is.

Make Happiness-Boosting Rituals Part of Your Daily Routine

As noted by Eric Barker in a recent Time article:3

" [Y]ou've probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you're not a zillion times happier. What gives? Reading ain't the same as doing. You wouldn't expect to read some martial arts books and then go kick ass like Bruce Lee, would you? All behavior, all changes, must be trained.

The ancient Stoics knew this. They didn't write stuff just to be read. They created rituals exercises to be performed to train your mind to respond properly to life so you could live it well And what's fascinating is that modern scientific research agrees with a surprising amount of what these guys were talking about 2000 years ago."

Disappointment, especially if you're constantly struggling with things "not going your way," can be a major source of stress, and centenarians those who have crossed the threshold of 100 years of age overwhelmingly cite stress as the most important thing to avoid. This does not mean they were blessed with carefree lives. "Avoidance" here really refers to the ability to manage your stress so that it doesn't end up wearing you down over time.

Rather than dwelling on negative events, most centenarians figured out how to let things go, and you can do that too. The key, as Barker notes, is consistently training yourself to let go of the negativity. Thi...

Tangerine Oil: A Citrusy Essential Oil With Well-Rounded Uses Articles

What Is Tangerine Oil?

Tangerine (Citrus tangerina) belongs to the mandarin orange family, both of which are members of the citrus family. They have very similar taste and properties two reasons why is often mistaken for the other. But horticulturists can easily distinguish one from another. Compared to mandarin's light colored skin, tangerine's skin has a darker reddish-orange hue. And while mandarin skin has a smooth texture, tangerine has a thick, bumpy skin.1

Tangerine oil comes from the fruit's outer peel and has a warm, fresh and citrusy aroma. Because of its sweet, tangy scent and calming effect, it's a perfect fit for any early morning ritual.

Uses of Tangerine Oil

Tangerine oil is known for its antifungal and antiseptic properties, making it a popular ingredient in skin care formulas. It's a great remedy for acne and skin impurities. Tangerine essential oil also works for hair because of its antiseptic properties and helps treat dandruff, dry scalp and other scalp infections.

It also has cytophylactic properties and aids in restoring damaged tissues in the body. It helps reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks.2 Because of its zesty aroma, tangerine oil is also used in lotions and perfumes.

Composition of Tangerine Oil

The main chemical components of tangerine oil are a-pinene, myrcene, limonene, y-terpinene, citronellal, linalool, neral, neryl acetate, geranul acetate, geraniol, thymol and carvone.3

Benefits of Tangerine Oil

Tangerine oil is more than just a simple essential oil. It has a wide array of health benefits, such as:

Calming effect It works as a relaxing agent by soothing agitated nerves. It also reduces tension as well as emotional imbalances. It also works as a sedative by relieving anxiety, depression and nervousness. It also promotes healthy sleep.

Blood purifier The depurative property of the oil helps purify the blood by aiding in the excretion of toxic compounds such as uric acid, exc...

Vegetarians Twice as Likely To Be Depressed Articles

By Dr. Mercola

Your diet plays an intricate role in your mood. While excess sugar has been linked to depression, certain foods, like dark leafy greens, mushrooms and turmeric, are linked to positive emotions. In the longer term, what you eat, or don't eat, may also affect your mood by altering your body's levels of certain vitamins, minerals and fatty acids involved in brain health and mood.

While many people choose to eat a vegetarian or vegan diet for health reasons, this is an important factor to consider, as research suggests doing so may be associated with depression.

In fact, in a study of 9,700 vegetarians (including a small number of vegan) men, vegetarians were nearly twice as likely to suffer from depression as meat eaters, even after adjusting for variables like job status, family history and number of children.1 The study couldn't show causation, but it did have a number of theories for why the association may exist.

Why Might Being Vegetarian Increase Depression Risk?

The association may exist because people with depression may be more likely to change their dietary preferences, or it could be related to higher blood levels of phytoestrogens, particularly among those who eat a lot of soy, or even pesticides, a consequence of consuming a lot of nonorganic produce, the researchers said. But, more likely, it has to do with nutrient levels. Vegetarians tend to have lower intakes of omega-3 fats, vitamin B12 and folate, which could affect depression risk as follows:

Omega-3 Fats

Many Americans' diets are lacking in healthy fats, including the animal-based omega-3 fats EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). Although omega-3s are most well known for their role in heart health, they also play an integral role in brain health and mental health.

The 2001 book, "The Omega-3 Connection: The Groundbreaking Anti-depression Diet and Brain Program," by Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Andrew Stoll, was among the first works to bring attention to, and support the use of, omega-3 fats for depression.

There is no set recommended standard dose of omega-3 fats, but some health organizations recommend a daily dose of 250 to 500 milligrams (mg) of EPA and DHA for healthy adults. If you suffer from depression, higher doses may be called for.

In one study, an omega-3 supplement with a dose range of 200 to 2,200 mg of EPA per day was effective against primary depression.2 Good dietary sources of animal-based omega-3s include anchovies, sardines, mackerel, herring and wild-caught Alaskan salmon.

Vitamin B12

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15:19

The Amazing Health Benefits of Mushrooms Natural Blaze

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By Brock I.

Mushrooms offer a wide variety of benefits and effects. Like calling cards of the forest, mushrooms are unique to their reactions. Some offer mental and stimulatory effects while others cause hallucinations.

All containing their own unique form of plant fibers knowns as polysaccharides these fibers are shown to increase gut health while offering starch like energy to your body.

One mushroom that is particularly unique in this regard is the Chaga Mushroom.

Far from the typical depiction of a mushroom Chaga grows on the outside of birch trees. They pull sap or terpines out of the trunk of the tree for food.

These terpenes have been studied and used for treating various forms of cancer tumors. The reactions have huge impacts on the cancer cells switching them into a state of self-destruction known as apoptosis.

Check out this clip for s...

09:12

Intercostal Muscle Strain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments Healthy and Natural World

Intercostal muscles are found between each of your ribs and provide support to your upper body and assist in breathing. Sudden jerking movements or overstretching can strain the intercostal muscles resulting in mild to severe chest and back pain. Intercostal muscle strains can cause localized but debilitating pain in and around your chest area, or the pain can radiate to other areas of your body such as your shoulder blades and arms.

There are many ways that you can strain the muscles between your ribs. For example, over stretching or injuring your arms while playing sports, suffering an injury or trauma to your back or chest, or repetitive strain injuries can all cause intercostal muscle pain. There have even been cases when chronic coughing or sneezing have strained these rib muscles.

If you have strained your intercostal muscles, you may have extreme chest pain when going about your daily activities. The muscle pain in your chest or back could become worse when the ribs are touched or moved, or your rib cage could be tender to touch. Because intercostal muscles move with your lungs, breathing could even become painful because of the muscle strain.

In the article, you will learn about the important function your intercostal muscles have in supporting your rib cage. You will also find how and what causes intercostal muscle strain, how to prevent tearing, stretching or straining your chest muscles, and how to treat muscle pain.

What are Intercostal Muscles?

Intercostal muscles are a group of 11 muscles on each side of the rib cage that connect one rib to another. The muscles expand and shrink with breathing and support your rib cage. The intercostal muscles are made up from 3 layers called the external intercostal, internal intercostal, and the innermost intercostal muscles. Running through these muscles is a series of nerves called the intercostal nerves.

The journal Physiological Reviews states that all 3 layers of the intercostal muscles have a role to play in breathing. As you exhale air the internal intercostals move, and when you inhale its the external intercostal muscles that move the rib cage.1

Symptoms of Intercostal Muscle Strain

Any strain or injury to the muscles that connect your ribs can restrict these muscles and cause pain under your breast and around the chest. According to a chiropractic clinic, the pain can be mild to severe and can be the result of an injury, bad posture, or come on without any warning.2

Because the intercostal muscles and nerves are connected to your ribs, you may also feel pain in other areas of your chest. Of course, any kind of chest pain could be relate...

07:20

Riverview calls on Ottawa to study fluoride in drinking water Fluoride Action Network

Riverview town council is following Dieppes lead, and calling on the federal government to do a comprehensive study on water fluoridation.

Both Riverview and Dieppe purchase their water from the City of Moncton, which removed fluoride five years ago.

Its been a controversial decision, and dentists in the area are now calling for a return to fluoridated water.

Moncton council is expected to vote Monday on whether to continue the moratorium on fluoride.

Riverview Mayor Ann Seamans said the decision rests with the City of Moncton, but her council is asking for a study by Ottawa to give municipalities some direction.

?It is a concern for some people, so we are asking for the study so that we would actually know the pros and cons of putting fluoride in the water, she told Information Morning Moncton.

Moncton sought study

In 2007, Health Canada assembled experts to investigate the health effects of fluoride in drinking water. The panel reported the next year that below a specific concentration, there was a suitable tradeoff between the dental health benefits of fewer cavities and the risk of dental fluorosis, a condition that appears as mottled enamel.

But the prevalence of mild and very mild fluorosis was not a concern from a health perspective, the panel said.

The panel didnt find evidence of a link between fluoride and other issues, such as cancer, intelligence, bone fracture immunotoxicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, genotoxicity and neurotoxicity.

Three years later, when Moncton was about to phase out fluoride from the water supply, the city asked the provincial Health Department to complete a study of its own on water fluoridation.

At the time, the province refused and said, the benefits of fluoridation are well-documented for all individuals in the community regardless of age, education, or socioeconomic status.

Whether to fluoridate water in Canada is left to municipalities.

Sees both sides

Seamans, the Riverview mayor, said she has heard from people on both sides of the fluoride debate, and their arguments sounded great.

You can have all the studies you want and you can look at both sides, but we do not have the expertise as a municipal government to make that decision, she said.

Seamans said Riverview will accept whatever decision Moncton council makes on Monday, but she urged other New Brunswick municipalities to join the call for a federal study that would look at both the positive and negative aspects of fluoridation.

The Department of Health said in an email Wednesday that current science has found fluoridation safe, and its benefits for dental health are well-documented.

The  Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada strongly support water fluoridation as a...

07:14

Department of Health reaches milestone in childrens oral health Fluoride Action Network

The Maryland Department of Healths Office of Oral Health has surpassed 200,000 fluoride varnish applications. The statewide intervention program, launched in 2009, is designed to prevent tooth decay in high-risk children. Through a partnership with Maryland Medicaid, the Office of Oral Health trains medical practitioners to apply fluoride varnish to children ages nine months to 3 years during their routine well-child visits.

Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease found in children, said Dr. Jinlene Chan, acting deputy secretary for the Public Health Services Administration. Fluoride varnish applications help prevent pain and infections that could cause children problems with eating, speaking, learning and playing.

Oral disease affects three out of every five children in the United States, making it more common than asthma. Low-income children suffer five times the number of cavities than their counterparts in middle- and upper-income families. By incorporating this low-cost intervention into routine medical visits, the State of Maryland is providing children with an easy and accessible pathway to prevent cavities and to, by extension, boost their overall health.

Fluoride varnish is a protective coating that is painted on teeth and releases fluoride over time to strengthen teeth and prevent decay. It is applied quickly and easily, making it safe to use on babies from the time their first teeth appear. Protecting baby teeth with fluoride varnish helps children speak more clearly, helps ensure there is enough space in childrens mouths for permanent teeth, and leads to good overall health.

07:12

Moncton council to decide on whether to restore water fluoridation Fluoride Action Network

MONCTON, N.B. Despite pleas from dentists to restore fluoride to the water supply in Moncton, N.B., at least one city councillor says hell vote against it when council meets to make a decision next week.

Moncton ended fluoride use in 2011, and local dentist Suzanne Drapeau-McNally says she has seen a dramatic increase in tooth decay among young children ever since.

Children who previously had no cavities, all of a sudden come in and have a higher number of decays, Drapeau-McNally said.

Moncton city council was supposed to make a decision this spring, but Coun. Shawn Crossman asked that the decision be delayed until Sept. 18 to gather more information.

Crossman said he spent the last seven months reading studies and listening to the public, and hasnt seen any evidence to prove that fluoride prevents tooth decay.

Theres nothing there that says fluoride is stopping tooth decay, absolutely nothing, he said.

Theres a much bigger picture here. Sugar is a factor, what do our diets look like, what is the persons overall health? There are other factors that contribute. Fluoride is not going to solve everybodys problems.

Crossman said in fact he has seen information that fluoride can be harmful to very young children.

Drapeau-McNally said fluoride is a natural element that protects tooth enamel against the acids that cause tooth decay, and shes seen no studies to show negative impact of 0.7 parts per million of fluoride in public water supplies.

We have public health across the world and none have found evidence that community water fluoridation is harmful to health, Drapeau-McNally said.

I remain solid that the scientific studies show the results are conclusive it is a win situation to add fluoride to our Moncton water, she said.

Last year, New Brunswicks chief medical officer of health and the New Brunswick Dental Societys board both came out in support of fluoridation.

The value of water fluoridation should not be underestimated. The studies are clear and unequivocal and the benefits of fluoridation are well documented for all individuals in the community regardless of age, education, or socio-economic status, they wrote in a joint statement.

While federal and provincial governments set guidelines for fluoridation, the decision to use fluoride is left up to municipalities.

Brantford, Ont., became the first Canadian community to add fluoride in 1945, and many others followed. Health Canada reported in 2009, the last time it counted, that about 45 per cent of the population was drinking fluoridated water.

Big cities including Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa, Halifax and Winnipeg fluoridate. Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver dont, along with Waterloo and Windsor in so...

05:45

U.S. Military Spraying 6 Million Acres in Texas with Toxic Pesticide Banned in Europe in Response to Harvey Health Impact News

U.S. Air Force Is Spraying 6 Million Acres With Chemicals in Response to Harvey

by Whitney Webb
EcoWatch

Excerpts:

Amid statewide efforts to clean up the aftermath left by the historic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Pentagon announced last week that it had dispatched C-130H Sprayers from the Air Force Reserves 910th Airlift Wing in order to assist with recovery efforts in eastern Texas. However, these recovery efforts have little to do with rebuilding damaged structures or with the resettlement of evacuees. Instead, they are set to spray chemicals in order to help control pest insect populations, which they allege pose a health risk to rescue workers and residents of Houston.

The Pentagon has requested that the planes treat more than 6 million acres throughout the Houston area.

Naleds Toxicity Not Confined to Mosquitoes

While the Pentagon has framed its efforts to assist as seeking to eliminate a potential human health risk, the particular chemical it is using to control insect populations is likely to do more harm than good. According to the Air Force, the mosquito control protocol involves spraying the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved and regulated material, Naled, which the Air Force insists will not be used in amounts large enough to cause any concern for human health.

However, the insecticide Naled, manufactured and sold by a strategic partner of Monsanto, is currently banned in the European Union due to the ...

05:32

Study: Flu Shot Associated with Spontaneous Abortion in Pregnant Women Health Impact News

Pregnant woman getting vaccine from her gynecologist

Comments by Brian Shilhavy
Editor, Health Impact News

The annual flu vaccine is the most dangerous vaccine in the market today, a fact that is not in dispute.

The most recent report from the Department of Justice submitted at this years Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV) meeting revealed that the U.S. Government had settled 275 lawsuits for flu vaccine injuries and deaths, while all other vaccine injury and death settlements were 57 combined. See:

Government Issues First Report in 2017 on Vaccine Injuries and Deaths: 275 Injured 4 Dead from Flu Shot

A new study published this month and actually making news in the corporate-sponsored mainstream media reveals a clear association between the flu vaccine given to pregnant women every year and spontaneous abortion. The study was funded by the CDC with American tax payer funds, so the results had to be published somewhere. Private studies exposing anything negative about vaccines are routinely censored in the U.S.

In spite of the dangers revealed in this study and a call for further research, there was no change to the CDC recommendation that all pregnant women be vaccinated with the flu shot every year in terms of public policy.

Association of spontaneous abortion with receipt of inactivated influenza vaccine containing H1N1pdm09 in 201011 and 201112

Vaccine  Volume 35, Issue 40, 25 September 2017, Pages 53145322

Abstract

Introduction

Inactivated influenza vaccine is recommended in any stage of pregnancy, but evidence of safety in early pregnancy is limited, including for vaccines containing A/H1N1pdm2009 (pH1N1) antigen. We sought to determine if receipt of vaccine containing pH1N1 was associated with spontaneous abortion (SAB).

Methods

We conducted a case-control study over two influenza seasons (201011, 201112) in the Vaccine Safety Datalink. Ca...

05:32

Pesticides and Autism, Again. AGE OF AUTISM

By Teresa Conrick In-between the horrendously, horrible hurricane season, research about Folic Acid, PESTICIDES, and AUTISM, has been hitting the news ... again. If you think this sounds familiar, it IS. Here is a timeline of research and news releases:...

05:12

Study: Flu Shot Associated with Spontaneous Abortion in Pregnant Women Vaccine Impact

Pregnant woman getting vaccine from her gynecologist

Comments by Brian Shilhavy
Editor, Health Impact News

The annual flu vaccine is the most dangerous vaccine in the market today, a fact that is not in dispute.

The most recent report from the Department of Justice submitted at this years Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV) meeting revealed that the U.S. Government had settled 275 lawsuits for flu vaccine injuries and deaths, while all other vaccine injury and death settlements were 57 combined. See:

Government Issues First Report in 2017 on Vaccine Injuries and Deaths: 275 Injured 4 Dead from Flu Shot

A new study published this month and actually making news in the corporate-sponsored mainstream media reveals a clear association between the flu vaccine given to pregnant women every year and spontaneous abortion. The study was funded by the CDC with American tax payer funds, so the results had to be published somewhere. Private studies exposing anything negative about vaccines are routinely censored in the U.S.

In spite of the dangers revealed in this study and a call for further research, there was no change to the CDC recommendation that all pregnant women be vaccinated with the flu shot every year in terms of public policy.

Association of spontaneous abortion with receipt of inactivated influenza vaccine containing H1N1pdm09 in 201011 and 201112

Vaccine  Volume 35, Issue 40, 25 September 2017, Pages 53145322

Abstract

Introduction

Inactivated influenza vaccine is recommended in any stage of pregnancy, but evidence of safety in early pregnancy is limited, including for vaccines containing A/H1N1pdm2009 (pH1N1) antigen. We sought to determine if receipt of vaccine containing pH1N1 was associated with spontaneous abortion (SAB).

Methods

We conducted a case-control study over two influenza seasons (201...

04:25

How to Handle Dental Emergencies In Survival Situations Doom and Bloom (TM)

How to Handle Dental Emergencies In Survival Situations (This article by Joe Alton MD was first published in MD Creekmores thesurvivalistblog.net) Medical preparedness is an important part of surviving a disaster scenario and, indeed, many believe that they can handle any emergency if the grid goes down. For those who are trained to stabilize and transport, that may be true for typical injuries due to trauma. The true survival medic, however, is the end of the line for medical care,

[... Continue Reading]

03:42

How Many Drug Prescriptions do Doctors Write Per Year? Natural Blaze

By Jon Rappoport

Medical News Today reports that, in 2011, there was a modest uptick in the number of prescriptions written in the US.

The increase brought the total to: 4.02 billion.

Yes, in 2011, doctors wrote 4.02 billion prescriptions for drugs in America.

Thats an average of roughly 13 prescriptions for each man, woman, and child.

Thats about one new prescription every month for every American. (Update: the Kaiser Family Foundation reports that in 2016, 4,065,479,343 drug prescriptions were written by US doctorsan increase of 65 million.)

The Medical News Today article concluded, the industry should be heartened by the growth of the number of prescriptions and spending. Yes, Im sure the drug industry is popping champagne corks.

Were talking about prescriptions here. Were not talking about the number of pills Americans took. Were also not counting over-the-counter drugs or vaccine shots.

Pharmacopoeia, a 2011 exhibition at the British Museum, estimated that the average number of pills a person takes in his or her own lifetime in the UK is 14,000. Thats as a result of prescriptions. Including over-the-counter drugs, the 14,000 number would swell to 40,000 pills taken in a lifetime.

What are the effects of all these drugs?

We are looking at a supreme Trojan Horse that is rotting out America and all other countries from the inside. Wars, no wars, economic deprivation, economic prosperity, the drugs continue to do their work, debilitating and ruining and terminating lives....

03:22

Can You Really Decaffeinate Your Own Tea? Natural Blaze

By Heather CallaghanEditor

I just bought a bulk box of green tea then promptly decided to quit caffeine. As the hurricane talk swirled, did the idea of being without caffeine bother you? Personally, the idea of being that dependent on a chemical annoys me, so I wanted out.

I know we and other health websites tout the benefits of coffee and tea, but if you think about it, its weird that we promote these things, but simultaneously dose ourselves with a drug called caffeine. A drug that is hard on the kidneys, changes our brain, deflates our immune system and dehydrates us! Additionally, caffeine affects blood pressure, central nervous system, REM and its dependency can cause mood swings.

Its not all bad! I just didnt like being grumpy until I got my hit.

Caffeine is incredibly difficult to nip. In fact, if you get a sense of impending doom and despair, you might want to ask yourself when you last had caffeine.

So, Can you Decaffeinate Your Own Tea?

Short answer: No, but, yes!

T...

03:21

Fast Food Made Healthy: Meet the Sushi Tower! The People's Chemist

Preparing healthy meals can take forever! Most people dont have the time, energy, culinary skills, or patience to put together a nourishing meal.

Pressed for time, they skip meal prep altogetherand opt instead for fast food, junk food, or slop served out of a window.

But all of that can change with the Sushi Tower!

Sushi Tower is a great new product by Kelly Harvey, a close friend who has a passion for helping people live young. (Ive convinced him to give my readers a huge discount!  He has edited the price on Amazon from $49.99 to $19.99 for a limited time! Enjoy.)

With the Sushi Tower, you can create your own beautiful, great-tasting, healthy sushi in minutes. Its easy to use and so simple, even a 10-year-old can spawn a masterpiece.

Plus, youre not limited to making sushi you can use Sushi Tower to make any tower of food youd like, including spaghetti & meatballs, jambalaya, salmon teriyaki, crab cakes, tuna towers, salad towers, amazing healthy dessertsand more.

I interviewed Kelly about how the Sushi Tower came to be, and what it can help you achieve in the kitchen. For most users, the best part is enjoying spending time with family, creating unique recipes, snapping pics, and devouring the healthy creations!

As a bonus, Kelly also shares a killer, no-sugar, fruit-based Dessert Tower recipe! Its healthy and delicious! Read the full interview below and be sure to get your Sushi Tower at Amazon for $19.99 (Regular $49.99, currently on sale for TPC fans! You can use the money you save to buy a copy of Over-The-Counter Natural Cures Expanded!)

TPC #1: Making homemade sushi sounds complicated. How does your product make it easy?

Kelly Harvey (KH): The Sushi Tower Kit lets you make sushi in 3 easy steps: insert ingredient, tamp, repeat. (Tamp means to push down.) Its really that simple.

The Kit provides all the tools necessary to create what I call Elevated Sushi in your own home. The word elevated plays off the fact that the sushi is stacked in a vertical direction. We are elevating sushi to a higher dimension, if that make sense.

Its your Tower, so you can discover your inner Sushi Artist and make it your...

03:04

New Study: Flu Shots Linked To Miscarriages Vaxxter

Pregnant women are one of the vaccine industrys main demographic targets. But new information may add some fuel to the fire for those who say that pregnant women shouldnt be injected with a vaccine. According...

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02:38

Inflammation not Cholesterol is the Problem in Heart Disease new research findings two

Cholesterol Isn't the Problem in Heart Disease; Inflammation Is

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Story at-a-glance
  • Long vilified as the chief trigger for heart disease, cholesterol is actually an essential component in nearly every cell in your body and has a protective effect in your respiratory and gastrointestinal systems
  • Recent research has again underscored the importance inflammation plays in the development of chronic diseases, including heart disease, atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease
  • Using drugs to reduce cholesterol levels or inflammation may increase your risk of fatal side effects; natural remedies that are not associated with dangerous health problems include magnesium, balancing essential fats and reducing hyperinsulinemia

By Dr. Mercola
Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of your body and is essential to good health. Your body uses it to make hormones, protect your cell membranes, digest food and manufacture vitamin D after exposure to the sun. Your liver manufactures most of the cholesterol your body requires from nutrients extracted from your food.
Animals use cholesterol in much the same way. This means the meats from beef, pork or chicken have similar levels of cholesterol. Even fat cells in animal meat have the same amount of cholesterol as other cells. All meat averages 25 milligrams of cholesterol per ounce.1 Dietary cholesterol is absorbed at different rates, between 20 and 60 percent, depending upon the individual.2
...

02:35

Hidden Hazards to Health after Flooding new research findings two

The Hidden Health Hazards After Flooding

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Story at-a-glance
  • Floodwaters that covered Houston, Texas, and the surrounding cities are deeper than from any other hurricane that has hit the U.S. coastline; although predicted, the scale of the storm appeared to take the city by surprise
  • Houston's infrastructure was not designed to withstand hurricane rains, leading to the shutdown of several refineries. Toxic emissions have affected local residents, who suffer headaches, sore throat and itchy eyes
  • Based on experience after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Houston may expect to have long-term problems with mold growth in many structures, potentially affecting thousands in years to come


By Dr. Mercola
Across the world, countries have experienced significant changes in weather patterns in the past decades.1 Recently, the southern U.S. coastline was again hit with category 4 hurricane winds, dumping over 50 inches of rain on Texas.2 People in Louisiana are still digging themselves out of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and experts expect Houston may experience the same long-term consequences that have affected the residents of New Orleans.
Meteorologists are calling the flooding and storms that hit Texas "like no other."3 However, scientists did expect the storm,4 and expect even more over the coming years. In fact, the National Weather Service records Hurricane Harvey as the 25th 500-year flood to occur in the U.S. since 2010. The amount of rain that fell was in a class by itself. Only tropical storm Amelia was close, dropping 48 inches over Texas' Guadalupe River basin in 1978.
While scientists did predict a storm would hit the coast of Texas, the scale of the storm appea...

02:03

Studies Link Heavy Metals to the Explosion of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Declining IQ in American Children World Mercury Project

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
World Mercury Project

 

A silent pandemic of neurodevelopmental toxicity is disabling a generation of children around the world. This is the verdict of neurology experts Philippe Grandjean and Philip Landrigan in a 2014 report in Lancet Neurology. The staggering tsunami of developmental disabilities now affects at least one in six children in the U.S. and millions more worldwide. Two new studies suggest that the most common of these illnessesautism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and ticsare related to each other and may share common causation. The culprit? Environmental toxins, particularly heavy metals.

About 11% (or one in nine 4-17-year-olds) have received an ADHD diagnosisand in some states, as many as 19%. The most recent ASD estimates in the U.S., from 2014 data, report a prevalence of one in 45 children, representing a significant increase compared to 20112013.

Neurodevelopmental disorders overlap even in the general population

A new UK-based study in the Journal of Attention Disorders explores undiagnosed ADHD and ASD in a population of mostly female adult volunteers drawn from the general population. The researchers included only participants who had never received a diagnosis of ADHD, ASD, dyslexia or another mental disorder. Participants completed four online questionnaires that measured ADHD and ASD traits.

  • The researchers classified one-fifth (20%) of the participants as having ADHD despite their lack of a prior diagnosis.
  • A substantial proportion (4.3%) of undiagnosed participants also had a score indicative of at least mild autism.
  • The investigators noted considerab...

01:32

Challenging the AAPs Ethics: The Power to Question Medical Interventions Vaxxter

by P.J. Smithington Is the American Academy of Pediatrics being dishonest when they tell us that they will be hosting a debate on vaccine exemptions at their upcoming conference in Chicago? Their own policy is...

The post Challenging the AAPs Ethics: The Power to Question Medical Interventions appeared first on Vaxxter.

01:30

Authorship for sale: Some journals willing to add authors to papers they didnt write Retraction Watch

Got $300? Then you can be added as an author to a paper even if you had no role in the research. Thats right some journals are willing to add authors to papers they didnt write, often for a fee. This realization comes from one of the many sting experiments weve witnessed over []

The post Authorship for sale: Some journals willing to add authors to papers they didnt write appeared first on Retraction Watch.

00:54

HPV Vaccines: The Pharmaceutical Menace Promoted As Prophylactic Medicine Natural Blaze

By Catherine J. Frompovich

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization generated some information in 2014, subsequently republished online by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, which was titled Disclosures of interestsPrimary End-points for Prophylactic HPV Vaccine Trials.

Several entries sort of stand out for various reasons:

Dr Douglas Lowy reports that as part of his United States government-supported research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)/National Institutes of Health (NIH), he is an inventor of technology that underlies the L1-based prophylactic virus-like particle (VLP) HPV vaccine and technology that underlies an L2-based candidate prophylactic HPV vaccine. The NIH has licensed the technology for the L1 VLP vaccine to Merck, the manufacturer of Gardasil, to GlaxoSmithKline, the manufacturer of Cervarix, and to Indian Immunologicals Ltd. The L2-based vaccine technology is the subject of a cooperative research and development agreement between the NCI, Johns Hopkins University, and Shantha Biotech, and has been licensed to Shantha, PanVax, Acambis Inc., and GlaxoSmithKline. United States Federal law entitles Dr Lowy to a limited share of royalties the NIH receives for these technologies.

Dr Joel Palefsky reports that his research unit at the University of California, San Francisco benefited from research funding from Merck and Hologic; Dr Palefsky reports that he benefited from support for travel from Merck; Dr Palefsky reports that he has received honoraria for a research presentation at Qiagen;...

Wednesday, 13 September

23:45

Part One EVERYONE KNOWS that Big Pharma completely controls the liberal Main Stream Media BolenReport

The Harm to America Is IMMENSE It is time to stop Big Phamas Direct To Consumer Advertising (DTCA) THAT Will Solve the Problem Opinion by Deplorable Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen Five days before the Inauguration of our President, January 15th, 2017, Donald Trump told the Washington Post, speaking of Big Pharma Theyre politically protected, but not Continue reading Part One EVERYONE KNOWS that Big Pharma completely controls the liberal Main Stream Media

The post Part One EVERYONE KNOWS that Big Pharma completely controls the liberal Main Stream Media appeared first on BolenReport.

23:18

LIVE: Dr. Tenpenny and Dr. Humphries In Rare Appearance. Vaxxter

When two of the most prominent vaccine safety doctors get together for a broadcast, the world listens. As was the case on Tuesday when the two advocates for stopping the vaccine machine got together on...

The post LIVE: Dr. Tenpenny and Dr. Humphries In Rare Appearance. appeared first on Vaxxter.

23:08

Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines, and The Forgotten History Vaxxter

Want the other side of the story on Vaccines? Dr. Suzanne Humphries has decades of experience in the world of vaccines. Her book, Dissolving Illusion Disease, Vaccines, and the Forgotten History, is a must-read...

The post Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines, and The Forgotten History appeared first on Vaxxter.

22:47

Faith and Supplements B17 Science-Based Medicine

Amygdalin is a toxic snake oil dating back to 1830, but it is still sold today with a combination of supplement industry deception, faith, and conspiracy theories.

22:30

Pay to play: Scientists are bristling over the cost of a common research tool Retraction Watch

A commonly used questionnaire designed to predict how well patients will stick to their drug regimen is stirring up some controversy in the publishing world. Over the last decade, the creator of the copyrighted questionnaire  public health specialist Donald Morisky of the University of California, Los Angeles has aggressively pursued any researcher who uses []

The post Pay to play: Scientists are bristling over the cost of a common research tool appeared first on Retraction Watch.

22:10

Part V: The Michelle Carter Texting Trial Becomes a Witch Hunt Mad In America

Part V in a series of reports on Michelle Carter. Parts I through IV can be read hereherehere and here.

Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice he is the worst of all.  Aristotle

Michelle was shown on Danish TV, the usual way, and you were left with the feeling she must be horrible. The witch hunts never end.  Peter Gtzsche, MD, Danish physician, researcher, and author

In the previous report in this Michelle Carter blog series, I examined the basis of the DAs case that Michelle killed Conrad Roy by texting. The entire case rested on proving beyond a reasonable doubt that seventeen-year-old Michelle told Conrad Roy to get back into his fume-filled truck in order to finish his suicide attempt, and that Conrad immediately obeyed and died as a direct result.

The DA charged Michelle with murdering Conrad with words that most people assumed were written down, recorded, or otherwise physically documented at the time Conrad died. There never has been any physical evidence for what, if anything, transpired between Michelle and Conrad shortly before his death. Instead, the DA based its entire case on a fragment of a longer text that Michelle sent to a friend more than two months after Conrads death!

When Michelle sent the infamous text to her girlfriend, two months had gone by since Conrads death. Michelle was distraught and overwhelmed with guilt and remorse. In her vulnerable and emotionally wounded condition, Michelle had been texting and phoning Conrad in heaven dozens of times during the prior two months, hoping he would keep his promise to communicate with her from the afterlife. When she wrote the text taking blame for his death, Michelle was in despair over never having heard from Conrad after his death, and she was finally letting go of this delusional hope.

Although the District Attorney in trial called Michelle a habitual liar who would say anything to get attention, the same DA nonetheless treated these few self-incriminating words from Michelle to a friend as if they were absolutely true and indeed uncontestable in their validity.

Yet this same DA knew, for example, that Michelle had told one friend that she never had sex with Conrad and yet told another that he forced sex on her. The DA also knew that Michelle had given many other versions of her relationship with Carter before his deathsomething that is common after people have gone through trauma...

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