State Lacks Doctors to Meet Demand of National Healthcare Law

Lawmakers are working on proposals that would enable physician assistants, nurse practitioners, optometrists and pharmacists to diagnose, treat and manage some illnesses.

As the state moves to expand healthcare coverage to millions of Californians under President Obama‘s healthcare law, it faces a major obstacle: Continue reading

Victory! South Carolina Upholds Freedom of Residents to Buy, Sell Raw Milk

We are excited to report that food freedom has won out in South Carolina, where a factory farm front group recently tried, but failed, to stamp out longstanding state laws that recognize the freedom of individuals to buy and sell raw milk throughout the Palmetto State. And all of you, our valued readers, helped make this possible by calling and emailing the South Carolina Farm Bureau (SCFB) in the eleventh hour and urging the group to oppose this attempted assault on an all-natural food product.

In case you missed it, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), a national nonprofit group that purports to represent Continue reading

Olive Leaf Extract

Did You Know…

… that a delicious fruit enjoyed in Mediterranean cuisine can fight infections, strengthen your immune system, protect against heart disease, prevent osteoporosis and help you lose weight?

     Olive leaf extract is one of the most powerful, all natural antimicrobial agents known to science.  It has been shown to treat colds, flu, and infections of the sinuses and upper respiratory tract. But the health benefits don’t stop there.  Continue reading

Migraines and Nutrition

Researchers decided recently to test whether children with migraines would be better off taking nothing at all than consuming popular prescription drugs.

And guess what? Nothing won.

Here’s what happened. A group of Midwestern medical researchers banded together to analyze Continue reading

How vitamin D Is Important in Breast Cancer Prevention

It’s no exaggeration to say that a breast cancer diagnosis is terrifying. The number of cases worldwide has more than doubled since 1980, and most of us know at least one woman whose life was forever changed by this sinister disease.

Many women who are cancer-free have even opted for elective mastectomy procedures just to Continue reading