House Approves Resolution to Sue Obama for ACA Employer Mandate Delay

houseOn a near-party-line vote, the House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution authorizing the House leadership to sue President Barack Obama for regulatory action taken last year that delayed the health care reform law’s employer mandate Continue reading

One Third to Die by Plague or Famine; One Third Will Fall by the Sword; One Third to Be Scattered to Every Wind

dadMany believe that Biblical signs of famine and pestilence have begun to appear in our world, and that’s why the title of this article quotes Ezekiel 5:12.
In what is now admitted by all the top infectious disease experts to be a “post-antibiotics era” where Big Pharma’s drugs are useless, Continue reading

The Importance of Sleep, and the Hazards of “Dream Deprivation”

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To determine whether you’re getting enough sleep, assess the quality of your waking day. If your energy is steady and rhythmic through the day, you’re probably getting good-quantity and good-quality sleep

To optimize your Continue reading

Telemedicine Service Aimed at Truck Drivers

truck driversTruckers MedCallAssist is a new telemedicine program designed to connect truck drivers instantly with a board-certified emergency-trained physician 24 hours a day.

The program is a new service offered by Wright Media, which has developed multiple mobile applications and Continue reading

4 Most Dangerous Toxins Deliberately and Secretly Infused Into our Food Supply

toxinsOne of the greatest long-term problems that health conscious individuals face is the pervasive contamination of the food supply. For decades, the FDA and other governmental agencies have allowed the multi-billion dollar food industry to grow and process its products with hundreds of questionably safe Continue reading

Fluoride Used in U.S. Water Supplies Found Contaminated with Lead, Tungsten, Strontium, Aluminum and Uranium

skuThe sodium fluoride added to U.S. water supplies is contaminated with the toxic elements lead, tungsten and aluminum, a Natural News Forensic Food Labs investigation has revealed. Strontium and uranium were also found in substantial quantities in some samples, raising additional questions about the purity of industrial fluoride used for water fluoridation. Continue reading

Medical, Pharma Groups Ask CMS for Details on Payment Database

payOn Monday, several medical societies and a pharmaceutical industry group sent a letter to CMS asking for more details about how data will be displayed on its soon-to-be released physician payment database, Wall Street Journal‘s “Pharmalot” reports (Loftus, “Pharmalot,” Wall Street Journal, 7/28).

New Analysis Concludes Organic Food Really Is Healthier

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Two years ago, meta-analysis by Stanford University found that organic foods are less contaminated with agricultural chemicals

A new analysis confirms that while conventional and organic vegetables oftentimes offer similar levels Continue reading

Report: Volume, Value of Health IT Mergers, Acquisitions on the Rise

riseThe overall volume of merger and acquisition activity in the health care and pharmaceutical IT sectors increased by 18% and aggregate deal value increased by almost 50% in the first half of this year compared with the second half of 2013, according to a report by Berkery Noyes, Healthcare IT News reports (McCann, Healthcare IT News, 7/23). Continue reading

Telenor Will Partner with INGO on ‘Tele-Medicine’ Services

mynarTelenor Myanmar and the non-profit health organisation Marie Stopes International announced last week that they will be partnering on an initiative to connect isolated communities with healthcare professionals via smartphone. Continue reading

The Top 15 Healing Actions of Herbs

 hhA great deal of pharmaceutical research has gone into analyzing the active ingredients in herbs to find out how and why they work. In some cases, the action is due to a specific chemical present in the herb or it may be due to a complex synergistic interaction among various constituents of the plant. Continue reading

7 Food Swaps That Will Make You Healthier

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As a general rule, organic foods are safer, and probably healthier, than conventional foods, for the simple fact that you’re ingesting fewer toxins

If you can only afford to buy some foods organic, make it organic grass-fed meats and butter. This will cut down on your exposure to toxic pesticides, hormones, and antibiotics Continue reading