Bedside Monitoring Device Reduces Hospital Stays, Study Finds

The use of a bedside device that continuously monitors patients’ vital signs leads to shorter stays in hospitals and intensive care units, according to a studypublished in the American Journal of Medicine, FierceHealthIT reports (Bowman, FierceHealthIT, 3/25). Continue reading

Hospitals Plot the End of Insurance Companies

The problems with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act may be masking another major change in the way health care is delivered to U.S. consumers, experts believe. Continue reading

Secretion Secrets: Things You Didn’t Know About Earwax

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Earwax is a self-cleaning agent for your ears where it helps slow the growth of bacteria and prevent dirt from entering your ear Continue reading

Regular and Decaf Coffee Both Lower Diabetes Risk

Lots of studies have looked at the question of whether coffee drinkers are less likely to develop diabetes.  The short answer is yes they are.  Continue reading

Idaho Mental Health Records Now Included in Federal Gun Database

Idaho now is providing mental health records to an FBI database in an effort to improve background checks for individuals purchasing guns, the AP/Washington Times (AP/Washington Times, 3/27).

Background on Federal Database

The National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS, is used Continue reading

Americans’ Brains Being Fried by Cell Towers: New scientific Evidence Reveals Shocking Extent of Electropollution Damage

Exposure to cell phone towers alters brain function in alarming ways, causing a lack of concentration, irritability, difficulty sleeping and lack of appetite. That’s the conclusion of a new study just published by the British Medical Journal.(1) Continue reading

A History of Holistic Dog Care

Juliette de Bairacli Levy and one of her home-bred and holistically raised Turkuman Afghans in the 1960s Continue reading

5 Amazing Healing Honey Facts

Honey, unlike almost everything else we consume in our diet, was intended solely to be a form of nourishment – albeit, for the bees.  Only milk, to my knowledge, shares this singular biological imperative. But honey is far more than a source of sweetness and quick energy within the human diet. Continue reading

Namasteak: The Food/Yoga Connection

Most view food as the most important factor in getting or staying healthy. Of late, even the less nutritionally enlightened have begun to understand the importance of eating a clean, minimally processed, plant-emphatic diet. And now, the critical mass – albeit reluctantly – consider the idea of Continue reading

HPV Vaccine Maker’s Study Proves Natural HPV Infection Beneficial, Not Deadly

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Behind every vaccine is an assumption. That HPV causes cervical cancer, that cervical cancer causes death, and that a vaccine can effectively interfere with this linear relationship is the assumption to be examined in this article. Cervarix is a vaccine recommended to girls beginning as early as 9 years old, intended to protect against HPV strains 16 and 18 upon completion of a 3 dose series. It is an aluminum-containing product, with notable “immunogenicity”.  Continue reading

Continuous Monitoring Helps Slash Hospital Length of Stay

Continuous, contact-free electronic monitoring of hospital patients helped to reduce length of stay by roughly 9 percent, according to research published this month in the American Journal of Medicine. Continue reading

Top 8 Foods and Herbs for Healing Cancer

With 44% of men and 39% of women now being diagnosed with cancer, it has become more important than ever to understand the foods that will not only nourish your body, but also detoxify it of any cancer causing agents. Here are some of the most potent cancer destroying foods and herbs. Continue reading

Biological Gardening—A Food Growing System That Easily Beats Genetic Engineering

One of my new passions is sustainable, biological farming, and Dr. Arden Andersen is a world leader in this field. His position is particularly interesting as, in addition to being a soil scientist and agricultural consultant, he is also a physician. Continue reading

Is Roundup Weedkiller A Brain-Damaging Neurotoxin?

A new study reveals a hitherto unknown mechanism behind how the world’s most popular GMO herbicide harms the brain. Continue reading

Wisdom Teeth Surgery a Deadly Dental Scam: Young Mother Falls into Coma Following Visit to Dentist

Conventional dentists receive a huge percentage of their revenues by scaring patients into a procedure called “wisdom teeth extraction” which is usually medically unjustified. Across virtually the entire industry of conventional dentistry, this dangerous surgery scam is pushed on patients with unethical fear tactics that claim asymptomatic wisdom teeth — teeth with no symptoms, pain or problems — must be surgically removed “because they are there.” Continue reading