Retailers Urge One-Year Delay in Health Reform Employer Provisions

reform2Congress should delay by one year implementation of employer-related provisions of the health care reform law, a benefit lobbyist for a national retail trade association told lawmakers Wednesday.

“We continue to urge Congress and the administration to consider an outright delay of up to one year in implementation of the employer requirements to help Continue reading

91 percent of Celestial Seasonings’ ‘All Natural’ Teas Found to Have Dangerous Levels of Pesticides

sleepytimeA damning new report on Celestial Seasonings’ line of ‘all natural’ teas reveals that 91 percent of the teas sampled contained pesticide levels that exceeded U.S. federal limits. Ten out of 11 tea varieties, including Antioxidant Blood Orange and Sleepytime Kids Goodnight Grape were found to have Continue reading

Top Medicare Prescribers Rake In Speaking Fees from Drug makers

rxpadHow does the doctor decide what to write on the prescription pad?

When the blood pressure drug Bystolic hit the market in 2008, it faced a crowded field of cheap generics.

So its maker, Continue reading

Gluten: Bad for us All!

rodneyAll truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”

Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (1788 – 1860)

Here we present you with the evidence of the universal harm of gluten

Gluten: ZERO global

By this I mean a worldwide change to a gluten-free diet. Continue reading

Greater Lifetime Pesticide Use Causes Telomere Shortening

telomere_lengthResearchers from Northwestern University’s School of Medicine have determined that the use of certain pesticides over a lifetime produces a shortening of chromosome telomeres.

The researchers tested 1,234 men as part of a study of 57,310 licensed pesticide contractors – from the Agricultural Health Study, orchestrated by the National Cancer Institute, Continue reading

Berg Insight Says 2.8 Million Patients Are Remotely Monitored Today

RPMAccording to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, around 2.8 million patients worldwide were using a home monitoring service based on equipment with integrated connectivity at the end of 2012. The figure comprises all patients that were using dedicated devices for remote monitoring. Continue reading

Before his Death, Father of ADHD Admitted it Was a Fictitious Disease

FICTITIOUSIf you or someone you know has a child that has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), chances are the child is actually just fine. At least this is what the “father” of ADHD, Leon Eisenberg, would presumably say if he were still alive. On his death bed, this psychiatrist and autism pioneer admitted that ADHD is essentially a “fictitious disease,” which means that millions of young children today are being needlessly prescribed severe mind-altering drugs Continue reading

Preventing Oxidation

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… that a simple, safe ancient remedy can protect you from adverse effects of cholesterol and boost your heart health?

One of the prevailing pieces of heart health knowledge is that there are two kinds of cholesterol: “bad” low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and Continue reading

Biophotons: The Human Body Emits, Communicates with, and Is Made from Light

biophoton_human_bodyIncreasingly science agrees with the poetry of direct human experience:  we are more than the atoms and molecules that make up our bodies, but beings of light as well. Biophotons are emitted by the human body, can be released through mental intention, and may modulate fundamental processes within cell-to-cell communication Continue reading

Mobile Health Devices Can Improve Health Care Access in Developing Countries

­globalMobile health technology has substantial potential for improving access to health care in the developing world and in remote regions of developed countries, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

In many countries, access to health care is hampered by lack of medical professionals and health care Continue reading

More than Disease Management Needed to Control Costs, JAMA Study Says

manageThe U.S. will have to do more to prevent chronic illness than simply managing it better in order to save significantly on costs for Medicare‘s most expensive patients, a new study suggests. Continue reading

Menses Pain and Excessive Bleeding Treated with Essential Oil Massage

massageMaternity and gynecology researchers have determined that abdominal massage with essential herbal oils will decrease pain and excessive bleeding in difficult menstruation.

Managing a painful menses with heavy bleeding is a common issue for women – Continue reading

Sitting Kills, Moving Heals

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Sitting for extended periods of time is an independent risk factor for poor health and premature death. Even if you are very fit, if you uninterruptedly sit Continue reading

Glyphosate Drives Breast Cancer Proliferation, Study Warns, as Urine Tests Show Europeans have this Weed Killer in Their Bodies

urinetestStory at-a-glance

Tests show that people in 18 countries across Europe have glyphosate in their bodies. Of the urine samples tested, an average of 44 percent was found to contain glyphosate; 70 percent of Germans, Britons, and Polish tested positive

Researchers have Continue reading