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studying and sometimes practicing aspects of all religions while associating and making friends with their followers, we can in fact open our minds to a whole new level of understanding, often enriching the ways we were born and trained to believe. Read more...

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Nurturing Moms May Help Their Child's Brain Develop | Jenifer Goodwin | Jan. 30, 2012 | HealthDay - Philly | Mothers who offered reassurance and support that helped their child regulate their emotions and control their impulses were rated as being nurturing. Mothers who either ignored the child or harshly scolded the child were rated otherwise. Read more...

Bitter gourd is a powerhouse of health benefits!Bitter gourd is a powerhouse of health benefits! | Sofia Ambrosia | Examiner | Atlanta natural health advocates, the bitter gourd may look like a spiky, wrinkled cucumber with an attitude but its health, nutritional and medicinal benefits far outweigh where it may be lacking in good looks… Read more...

Ayurveda: Ancient wisdom for self-healing | Jan 30, 2012 | Ariana Kramer | TaosNews | According to Dunbar the Sanskrit word “Ayurveda” roughly translates as “life knowledge,” and is a science of life and longevity. The Ayurvedic system is over 5,000 years old, and was first written down in the ancient texts known as the Vedas. Read more...

Foot healing, cold therapy among new spa trends | Leanne Italie, Associated Press / USAToday | 01-29-2012 | From color therapy and medi-pedis to frigid blizzard rooms and swankier eyebrow bars, fresh trends are surfacing around the world in the $60billion spa industry, according to an annual forecast. Read more...

7 Reasons Working Too Much Is Bad For Your Health | The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan, Sarah Klein and Laura Schocker | 01/28/2012 | The research, just published in the journal PLoS ONE, shows that people who work 11 or more hours a day have an increased risk of depression compared with people who work just seven or eight hours a day. Read more...

Some of the known positive and negative health and mental effects of caffeine consumption.  Caffeine Alters Estrogen Levels | Christine Kearney | 28 Jan 2012 | Medical News Today | Their research came from analyzing women who were drinking either caffeinated soda, coffee, green tea or black tea. Coffee seemed to make the most difference in the estrogen levels of all of the women. Asian women had higher levels of estrogen, white women had lower, and African American women's levels could not be determined. Soda and green tea, however, were shown to produce high estrogen women in Asians, whites, and African Americans. Read more...

EDITOR'S COMMENT: Caffeine useage can be both good and bad, like numerous allopathic drugs designed to counter adverse symptoms. One must weigh the benefits vs. the side effects. Moderation in all things is often better than total abstinence, that can also lead to numerous side effects. In the end, mental attitude often makes a huge difference.

Our 12 Favorite Vegan Recipes | 01/27/2012 | January 27, 2012 | Huffington Post | Not eating meat doesn't mean foods have to be boring and flavorless. Vegetables, grains and other forms of proteins can make wonderful meals when you have the right roadmap to prepare them. For our friends who exclude all types of animal products from their diets, we've assembled our favorite vegan recipes. Read more...

Can California change US cars forever? New zero-emissions rules take aim. | Daniel B. Wood / January 27, 2012 | Christian Science Monitor | California has adopted new rules that require 15 percent of all cars sold in the state to be electric, plug-in hybrid, or hydrogen-powered by 2025. Perhaps surprisingly, automakers are onboard. Read more...

FTC Accuses Marketers Of Creating Fake News Sites To Sell Diet Pills FTC Accuses Marketers Of Creating Fake News Sites To Sell Diet Pills | 01/25/2012 | HuffPost | WASHINGTON (AP) — The FTC accused the marketers of designing websites that falsely appeared as if they were part of legitimate news organizations. They flashed investigative-sounding headlines and presented a reporter's "first-hand experience" with acai berry supplements. Read more...

Students eat a healthy lunch at Marston Middle School in San Diego (Mike Blake Reuters, REUTERS / March 8, 2011)USDA sets guidelines for healthier school meals | Ian Simpson | January 25, 2012 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Millions of schoolchildren will have more fruit and vegetables and less fat in their meals under U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards unveiled on Wednesday aimed at reducing childhood obesity. Read more...

If the doors of perception were cleansed, every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things through narrow chinks of his cavern.  - Blake / Magic Mushrooms Expand the Mind By Dampening Brain Activity A new brain-scan study helps explain how psilocybin works — and why it holds promise as a treatment for depression, addiction and post-traumatic stress. | MAIA SZALAVITZ | January 24, 2012 | Time | Indeed, Huxley and Blake had predicted what turns out to be a key finding of modern neuroscience: many of the human brain’s highest achievements involve preventing actions instead of initiating them, and sifting out useless information rather than collecting and presenting it for conscious consideration. Read more...

A study finds that drinking three cups of black tea a day may be helpful in lowering blood pressure. (Wendy Lamm / Los Angeles Times)Drinking three cups of tea a day may help lower blood pressure | Jeannine Stein, Los Angeles Times | January 24, 2012 | Polyphenols are antioxidants found in foods such as cherries, broccoli, cranberries, red wine and tea. Antioxidants may prevent cell damage and could help avert certain types of cancer as well as reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Read more...

Misconceptions abound about ancient alternative healing method | JENNIFER STULTZ | starj | “There are 12 channels in the body through which energy and blood flow,” said Kodi Panzer, Hillsboro chiropractor and acupuncture expert. “Acupuncture stimulates points in those channels, reduces inflammation, and helps energy and blood flow in the body as it should.” Read more...

Women feel more pain than men, study finds  (Credit: istockphoto)Women feel more pain than men, study finds | Monica DyBunci | January 23, 2012 | (CBS) Who hurts more, men or women? A new Stanford University study examining patients' medical records found surprisingly clear results: across the board, women report higher levels of pain than men. Read more...

One of the biggest factors that determines how well you age is not your genes but how well you live.11 Habits That Will Help You Live to 100 | Deborah Kotz, U.S. News | January 19, 2012 | One of the biggest factors that determines how well you age is not your genes but how well you live. Not convinced? A study published in 2009 in the British Medical Journal of 20,000 British folks shows that you can cut your risk of having a stroke in half by doing the following things: being active for 30 minutes a day, eating five daily servings of fruit and vegetables, and avoiding cigarettes and excess alcohol. Read more...

Top 5 Free Energy Technologies Unfolding Now | Hank Mills | 01-22-2012 | Pure Energy Systems News | | Off the radar of the mainstream media, many futuristic energy technologies are positioning themselves to change the course of human civilization. These breakthroughs herald a fantastic future in which energy scarcity is a thing of the past. Read more...

A world shift is speeding up and it needs the engagement of all of us at this crucial moment of potential global breakthrough.HOPE: Healing Our People & Earth ...2012 and Beyond | Jude Currivan PhD | realitysandwich | For me, this bigger picture is a spiritually and cosmically influenced Shift of our collective awareness; prophesied by mystics, astrologically timed and crucial to our transforming an impending breakdown due to the limitations and ignorance of our historic behaviors into a breakthrough to a new, empowered and enlightened future. Read more...

The healing properties from a regular yoga practice is proving to be beneficial for people with anxiety Credits:  YPhoto.comCan yoga heal trauma? Experts believe there’s hope | Lisa Pool, Examiner | January 19, 2012 | While traditional anxiety medications have been prescribed to treat the condition, studies report, thousands of patients and people are rejecting these drugs due to their highly addictive properties (for many anxiety sufferers, the side effects from the medications can do more damage than good) and the natural healing benefits of a regular yoga practice is saving many from years of drug dependence and lose of vitality and hope in their lives. Read more...

Police say trainer was selling horses to slaughterhouse | 01-19-2012 | NBCPhiladelphia - MSNBC | Lefever admits to selling as many as 120 horses, according to the paper. Rescue groups that go to a weekly auction and purchase horses that might otherwise be sold for slaughter say Lefever was making about $300 a horse from the kill buyers. Read more...

Scientists report progress in using seaweed, such as that washed up on Dauphin Island, Ala., on July 26, 2010, to make biofuels.Seaweed as biofuel? Scientists find a way | Wendy Koch, USA TODAY | Jan 19, 2012 | They describe seaweed as an ideal feedstock for making biofuels, because it has a high sugar content, does not require arable land or freshwater to grow and is environmentally friendly. BAL has four farms in Chile that can grow seaweed in economically viable quantities. Read more...

Raw & Vegan Coconut Oil Recipes for Health: Energizing Coconut Peach Melba SmoothieRaw & Vegan Coconut Oil Recipes for Health: Energizing Coconut Peach Melba Smoothie | January 18, 2012 fitnessgoop | | Dr. Claudia Pillow | How can you easily incorporate coconut oil into your daily diet and enjoy its health benefits? Try this raw and vegan Coconut Peach Melba Smoothie. Coconut oil is nature’s richest source of healthy medium chain fatty acids, which help stimulate your body’s metabolism, aid in weight loss, improve cholesterol levels and protect us from disease due to the oil’s anti-microbial properties. Read more...

Destress Your Life In 10 Easy Steps | Danny Penman and Mark Williams, CNN | January 17, 2012 | One step should be carried out on each of the next 10 days. They're based on the ideas found in the international best-seller "Mindfulness: An Eight Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World." Read more...

‘Hugging Boosts Injury Recovery’ – National Accident Helpline | Jennifer Ly | 17 January 2012 | PRWeb UK | January 21st is National Hug Day, and Beth Powell, consumer director at National Accident Helpline, believes it’s the perfect opportunity to help injury victims recover from their injuries. Read more...

FILE - In this June 15, 2005 photo, methane gas burns off a stack... ((AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)) Scientists say cut soot, methane to curb warming | 01/12/2012 | SETH BORENSTEIN AP | Denver Post | Carbon dioxide is the chief greenhouse gas and the one world leaders have spent the most time talking about controlling. Scientists say carbon dioxide from fossil fuels like coal and oil is a bigger overall cause of global warming, but reducing methane and soot offers quicker fixes. Read more...

A spiritual lifestyle that includes prayer and meditation seems to reduce stress.Secrets of the world's healthiest women | Valerie Frankel, Health - CNN | January 13, 2012 | The secret to a long, healthy life in America? According to longevity researchers, it may be to act like you live somewhere else. Read more...

Could Internet Addiction Disrupt Brain's Connections? | Randy Dotinga, HealthDay | HealthDay – Yahoo | Jan 12, 2012 | The scientists found that those teens who appeared to have Internet addiction had impaired "white matter" connecting the parts of their brains that deal with issues like decision-making. Read more...

Antidepressants Linked to Hypertension in Babies | LARA SALAHI and HADI HALAZUN, M.D. | Jan. 13, 2012 | ABCNews | Pregnant women who take certain anti-depressants can significantly increase their chance of having babies that develop a condition known as pulmonary hypertension, according to a study published Thursday in the British Medical Journal. Read more...

Dipak K. Das in 2006. Fraud allegations against him, if verified, seem unlikely to affect the field of resveratrol research itself, because his work was peripheral to its central principles.  University Suspects Fraud by a Researcher Who Studied Red Wine | NICHOLAS WADE | January 11, 2012 | NYTimes | The charges, if verified, seem unlikely to affect the field of resveratrol research itself, because Dr. Das’s work was peripheral to its central principles, several of which are in contention. “Today I had to look up who he is. His papers are mostly in specialty journals,” said David Sinclair, a leading resveratrol expert at the Harvard Medical School. Read more...

The Food Network's Paula Deen is about to come clean with an ironic, sad admission: She can’t eat her own dishes anymore because she has diabetes.Paula Deen Can't Eat Own Dishes Due to Diabetes | Free Britney - TheHollywoodGossip | January 14th, 2012 | The Food Network's Paula Deen is about to come clean with an ironic, sad admission: She can’t eat her own dishes anymore because she has diabetes. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Paula Deen Deen recently made a seven-figure deal to be the spokeswoman for pharmaceutical company Novartis, endorsing the drug she is taking. It's simply ironic and pathetic how this system works: Spread sickness by encouraging people to eat unhealthy foods, then work for a chemical company that can "finish the job", getting one ready for even more health issues. "Comfort foods"...???

Veteran actor Larry Hagman has turned totally vegan in a bid to overcome cancer and have shed 25 pounds after changing his diet. Larry Hagman goes vegan to fight cancer | ANI - Times of India | Jan 9, 2012 | "It's my firm intention to whop cancer into submission and I truly believe I've given myself the best start possible by radically overhauling my diet and by staying true to my motto, which is: Don't worry, be happy, feel good. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: For those not familiar: Larry Hagman was star of "Dallas" and "I Dream of Jeanie" TV series. There are now many Celebrities and others now adopting the Vegan diet, now considered the "World Standard" for better health and happiness.

Daily consumption of bacon and other red meat products can raise cancer rates, according to the study. Photograph: Thomas Firak Photography/Getty ImagesBacon linked to higher risk of pancreatic cancer, says report Study claims eating two rashers or one sausage a day can increase threat of contracting disease by nearly 20% | Press Association - Guardian UK || 13 January 2012 | For people consuming double this amount of processed meat (100g), the increased risk jumps to 38%, and is 57% for those eating 150g a day. Read more...

/ Condé Nast Digital StudioSuper-Cheap Superfoods | Courtney Rubin, Glamour Magazine | Shine Food – Yahoo | Jan 6, 2012 | If the high prices of health foods like açai and goji berries are keeping you from eating well, both your wallet and your waistline are about to get a major break. We found nine less-than-$1-per-serving nutritional powerhouses with full membership in the superfoods club. Read more...

Coca-Cola says it alerted FDA about fungicide | Associated Press – Jan 12, 2012 | The fungicide, carbendazim, is not currently approved for use on citrus in the U.S., but is used in Brazil, which exports orange juice to the United States. Brazil is the biggest producer of oranges in the world, according to the Agriculture Department. Read more...

(istockphoto)Why Is alcohol addictive? Study offers clues | Salynn Boyles | January 12, 2012 | CBS News (WebMD) The findings suggest that people whose brains release more natural opioids in response to alcohol may get more pleasure out of drinking and may be more likely to drink too much and become alcoholics, researcher Jennifer M. Mitchell, PhD, of the University of California, San Francisco, says. Read more...

EDITOR'S COMMENT: Endorphin receptors get stimulated by alcohol, drugs, and of course marijuana. I recently met a person that went back to "binge drinking", so she could pass a "drug test" for a needed job. She preferred marijuana to "mellow out", but could not afford to lose livelihood. Marijuana appears to be the "lesser of evils" if a person feels the need to numb pain and feel good.

Murder knocked off list of top U.S. killers: CDC | James B. Kelleher | Reuters | In its annual report on U.S. mortality, the CDC said a condition known as pneumonitis had replaced murder as one of the Top 15 causes of death in the country, knocking homicide to 16th place in the list of top killers. It was the first time since 1965 that murder didn't make the Top 15. Read more...

Know what to buy organic with the Dirty Dozen app | Matt Elliott | January 12, 2012 | (CBS) The Dirty Dozen app is handy to have on your iPhone for trips to the grocery store. It's free and simple: it lists the 12 fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticide residue. Read more...

The Purpose of Yoga | David Surrenda | JANUARY 12, 2012 | The original context of yoga was spiritual development practices to train the body and mind to self observe and become aware of their own nature. The purposes of yoga were to cultivate discernment, awareness, self-regulation and higher consciousness in the individual. Read more...

The Benefits of Healing Touch | Julie Chen, M.D. | 1/12/12 | HuffingtonPost | Many of my patients express their frustration that massage therapy generally is not covered by their health insurance, yet the health benefits seem tremendous for them. I believe that the growing trend of discontent with lack of coverage for massage therapy is not just limited to patients, but from health practitioners as well. Read more...

North Carolina panel: Sterilization victims should get $50,000 | Martha Waggoner | Associated Press | 01/10/2012 | RALEIGH, N.C. -- As many as 2,000 people forcibly sterilized decades ago in North Carolina should get $50,000 each, a task force said Tuesday, marking the first time a state has moved to compensate victims of eugenics programs that weeded out the "feebleminded" and others deemed undesirable. Read more...

Healing With Hurt Feelings | Agapi Stassinopoulos | 1/11/12 | HuffingtonPost | Wouldn't life be so much easier without hurt feelings? Well, maybe. But I believe that hurt feelings can also provide a powerful opportunity for self-awareness and healing. If outer reality is a reflection of inner reality, then when hurt feelings show up, we can take the opportunity to ask ourselves what has been suppressed and unexpressed. Read more...

Low levels of a fungicide have been found in orange juice, prompting the Food and Drug Administration to say it's going to step up its testing efforts.Fungicide levels in orange juice spur more testing by FDA | January 11, 2012 | (CBS/AP) Although it is not approved for use on citrus in the U.S., carbendazim is used in Brazil, which exports orange juice to the U.S. and is the biggest producer of oranges in the world, according to the USDA. An FDA spokeswoman said the testing found levels up to 35 parts per billion of the fungicide - far below the European Union's maximum level of 200 parts per billion. Read more...

EDITOR'S COMMENT: Fungicide challenges with foreign imported oranges simply portrays a larger issue, affecting all of us: Outsourcing jobs leading to lost farm land when we could supply oranges here, if and when our Government supports maintaining orchards here instead of more housing developments taking over land and cutting the trees down. Balanced trade is important, yet when jobs and vital agriculture here are axed to accomodate imported goods or greedy developers, we have similar issues to all the outsourced manufacturing jobs. More regulations need to be put on imports, bottom line.

(CBS News)  Add one more data point to the decades-old debate over marijuana legalization: A new study concludes that casual pot smoking - up to one joint per day - does not affect the functioning of your lungs.Study: No lung danger from casual pot smoking | January 10, 2012 (CBS News) The study, published in the Jan. 11 edition of Journal of the American Medical Association, also offered up a nugget that likely will surprise many: Evidence points to slight increases in lung airflow rates and increases in lung volume from occasional marijuana use. Read more...

Classified as dangerous by the U.S. government, cannabis (even in THC-free form, or free of psychoactive effects) has been identified as a powerful pain reliever in more than 80 peer-reviewed studies.Cannabis Treatment Threatens Deadly Painkiller Industry | Anthony Gucciardi | January 9, 2012 | Activist Post | In a 2011 study published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, researchers examined the effects of cannabinoids on chronic pain and proper sleep. What they found in their trials challenges federal government claims that cannabis has ‘no accepted medical use’. The researchers conducted 18 trials using cannabinoids in the treatment of chronic pain, and found that cannabinoids demonstrated a significant painkilling effect as well as noticeable improvements in sleep in 15 of trials. Compared, to placebo, the cannabinoids were extremely effective. Read more...

Let your fingers do the healing with acupressure | Yan Zhang | January 10, 2012 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal | Acupressure is a practice estimated to be more than 5,000 years old and predates the practice of acupuncture. It is a Chinese healing art that uses the fingers and other parts of the body to apply pressure on certain points of the body. To better understand acupressure, one must understand its sibling — acupuncture. Read more...

Rebirthing: A Unique Path to Profound Inner Healing | Kathryn Livingston | January 10, 2012 | Patch | Rebirthing, according to Bir Akal, is a powerful and extremely renewing method in holistic medicine. It clears and heals the subconscious and the psyche from “unknown or unrecognized blocks and patterns.” It is said to help with anxiety, stress, panic attacks, phobias, vertigo, chronic headaches, and a host of other physical and emotional problems. Read more...

Grief, Healing and the One-to-Two Year Myth | KAREN CARNEY | 10 Jan 2012 | Psych Central | ...there may be a sense that you are never finished with grief, but realistic goals of grief work include regaining an interest in life and feeling hopeful again. Read more...

Fracking Moratorium Urged by U.S. Doctors Until Health Studies Conducted | Alex Wayne - Jan 9, 2012 | Bloomberg | The U.S. should declare a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in populated areas until the health effects are better understood, doctors said at a conference on the drilling process. Read more...

'Healthy' Diet Best for ADHD Kids | JOHN GEVER, MedPage Today - ABCNews | | Jan. 9, 2012 | According to two researchers from Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, a relatively simple diet low in fats and high in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables is one of the best alternatives to drug therapy for ADHD. Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid supplements have also been shown to help in some controlled studies, they noted. Read more...

What you say you want in a mate doesn't always match up with what you actually look for, new research suggests, especially when it comes to how sexy your potential partner is Unconsciously, Everyone Wants to Date a Hottie | January 09, 2012 | LiveScience - FOXNews | "People will readily tell you what they value in a romantic partner," study researcher Eli Finkel, of Northwestern University, said in a statement. "But study after study shows that those preferences don't predict whom daters are actually attracted to when they meet flesh-and-blood partners. Now we can get under the hood with this quirky methodology to see what people actually prefer in live-interaction settings." Read more...

The Healing Powers of Common Household Items | 09 Jan 2012 | FoxTV PHOENIX - Dr. Donald Bucklin, known as "Dr. B" from US Healthworks shows us some remedies for common health problems -- and a lot of them can be found in your home, which means you can save money on a doctor's visit or expensive drugs. Read more...

Frank Simansky and his dog Casey (Matt Button | Aegis Staff)Dogs and kids -- not all that different, study finds | Jill Rosen | Baltimore Sun | January 9, 2012 | According to a study by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, published in the journal Current Biology, when people talk to their dogs, the reaction of the pup is similar to that of a baby. Read more...

Senator Warns FDA on Danger of Newest Painkillers | MICHAEL GORMLEY, ALBANY, N.Y. | January 8, 2012 (AP) "It's tremendously concerning that at the same time policymakers and law enforcement professionals are waging a war on the growing prescription drug crisis, new super-drugs could well be on their way, flooding the market," said Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. "The FDA needs to grab the reins and slow down the stampede to introduce these powerful narcotics." Read more...

EDITOR'S COMMENT: One of the biggest challenges present society has is learning to adopt safe ways to maintain sanity and health with a pain free existence without the use of dangerous drugs and chemicals. Eliminating the cause is often a great way to proceed here, yet having compassion with those loved ones not willing to change is also a major issue. My heart is with you, just do your best.

Charles Rex Arbogast  Andrew Wakefield wrote a paper in 1998 suggesting a link between an autism-bowel disease and the MMR vaccine. Doctor who did autism research in Austin sues medical journal, writers | Mary Ann Roser, AMERICAN-STATESMAN | Jan. 7, 2012 | "The Defamatory Statements were and are false and written and published with actual malice and intended to cause damage to Dr. Wakefield's reputation and to permanently impair his reputation and livelihood," says the suit, filed Tuesday. It seeks unspecified damages. Read more...

Many of yoga’s practitioners tout its benefits for strength, flexibility and general health.4 Ways to Practice Safe Yoga | Carrie Gann | Jan 6, 2012 | ABC News | Experts say the chief culprit in yoga injuries is often overzealousness. Most people don’t think of yoga as a competitive sport but, at times, the need to out-perform others in class can seem irresistible. Read more...

Most Medical Errors Go Unreported | January 07, 2012 | infoZine | Washington, D.C. - infoZine - A new study released today by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that hospital employees are only reporting fourteen percent of all medical errors and usually don’t change their practices to prevent future harm to patients. Read more...

According to McGill, if a mouse is submerged in Mountain Dew between four and seven days, the rodent “will have no calcium in its bones and bony structures.” Mountain Dew Will Dissolve Rats On Contact Revolting affidavit details drink's acidic power | JANUARY 3, 2011 | TheSmokingGun --Defending itself from a lawsuit claiming that an Illinois man found a dead mouse inside a can of Mountain Dew, PepsiCo contends that a rodent would have disintegrated and been transformed into a “jelly-like” substance between the time of the soft drink’s bottling and the day the plaintiff reportedly purchased the soda from a vending machine at his office. Read more...

Robert Rausch for The New York Times For some vegan bodybuilders, veganism was an attempt to improve diet and health.Sculptured by Weights and a Strict Vegan Diet | MARY PILON | January 4, 2012 | NYTimes HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Jimi Sitko gets up at 4 most mornings, works out two to four hours a day and can bench-press nearly twice his weight. He has a shaved head and a brightly colored tattoo on his left arm, and he can easily be mistaken for a Marine separated from his platoon. Read more...

FDA restricts certain antibiotics in livestock  FDA restricts certain antibiotics in livestock | January 5, 2012 (CBS/AP) FDA officials have long believed antibiotics given to animals before slaughter are linked to growing antibiotic resistance in humans. But they have previously struggled with the issue because the powerful livestock industry says the drugs are needed to keep animals healthy. Now, consumers are more aware of the issue and are also clamoring for antibiotic-free meat. Read more...

From Bad to Better: U.S. Cancer Rates Continue to Drop Report: Overall Cancer Incidence and Death Rates Are Down, but Seven Cancers Are on the Rise | Brenda Goodman, MA WebMD Health News | According to a new report from the American Cancer Society, overall death rates have declined for both sexes and nearly every racial and ethnic group. The exception was American Indians/Alaska Natives, whose rates have remained steady. Read more...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Cut in numbers of smoking population has a lot to do with this cancer reduction. The culprit: A standard commercial American cigarette often includes numerous dangerous chemcals and slow poisons. One time a 95 year old owner of a Tobacco shop, still working and still smoking yet healthy, said his key was avoiding the American cigarette and using natural leaf tobacco, much less dangerous to humans.

Herpes Vaccine Fails to Protect Women | MICHAEL SMITH, MedPage Today | Jan. 4, 2012 | "We're really disappointed by the results," study co-author Dr. Peter Leone of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill told MedPage Today. But, he said, "it's the reason we do clinical trials." Read more...

Healing our waters: The Gulf of Mexico Summit looks at the state of Texas' seawater | MELISSA GASKILL 01.02.12 | CultureMap | A host of high-level officials from the federal, state and local governments, scientists from a whopping 66 academic institutions, representatives of businesses such as seafood and oil and gas and leaders of nearly a dozen conservation organizations recently met in Houston for the second Summit on the State of the Gulf of Mexico. Read more...

Poor sleep linked to worse blood sugar | Jan. 2, 2012 | UPI | The study, published in the journal Sleep, found participants spent more time in a lighter stage of sleep than young people without diabetes -- and that was related to compromised school performance and higher blood sugar levels. Read more...

Study finds potential risk factor for developing dementia, Alzheimer's disease in women | 2012-01-03 WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- A hormone derived from visceral fat called adiponectin may play a role as a risk factor for development of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD) in women, according to a study published on Monday in online issue of the Archives of Neurology. Read more...

EDITOR'S COMMENT: In common English, previous posting translates: Abdominal fat in women, especially that around organs inside, and not specifically skin fat can severely impact body functions leading to loss of memory and function if not reversed. This is a major reason to limit intake of saturated fats especially from animal sources that is fried or charred.

EDITOR'S NOTE: As we keep going there will be links to numerous pages featuring all the ways found to work in healing numerous ailments.

We are keeping a relatively open mind, looking at every alternative available to the extreme procedures using dangerous drugs, chemo / chemicals, and surgeries. Please feel free to contact us if you feel your input could help in any way. Thanks - The Editor

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