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I Don’t Need a War to Fight my Cancer. I Need Empowering as a Patient

Using the martial metaphor for something as complex as cancer makes the disease ripe for political and financial exploitation Mike Marqusee...

Veterans Say Marijuana Works Best for PTSD

by Kurt A. Gardinier It is unfortunately quite common for members of our military to return from the battlefield suffering from...

Ukraine Fatalities Spike to 698 – One Day Total 23

3,722,314 Influenza/ARI 210,136 Hospital 698 Dead

Severity of H1N1 Influenza Linked to Presence of Streptococcus Pneumoniae

The presence of the Streptococcus pneumoniae in samples that can be easily obtained in clinics and emergency rooms may predict risk of...

Pomegranate Lotion Offers New Hope in War on Superbugs

By Daniel Martin The secret to beating the superbug MRSA could be found in the pomegranate. Scientists have created an ointment that...

How Your Diet is Aging You

Andrea Pennington M.D. oI can tell what my three-year-old daughter has been snacking on because it’s visible all over her precious...

With DNA Testing, Students Reveal What’s What in Their Neighborhood — And New Evidence of Food Fraud

Two New York City high school students exploring their homes using the latest high-tech DNA analysis techniques were astonished to discover...

Melanoma and Parkinson’s — New Evidence Makes a Surprising Connection

Family History of Melanoma Boosts Risk for Parkinson’s Disease Xiang Gao, MD, PhD Melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, and...

Toxic Burden: Women Put 515 Chemicals on Their Faces Every Day

(NaturalNews) A study published by Bionsen, a company in the United Kingdom that sells aluminum-free body products, found that the average...

FDA Expands Tylenol Recall

McNeil Consumer Healthcare and FDA notified consumers that it is expanding a voluntary recall to include all available product lots of...

Alcohol Substitute that Avoids Drunkenness and Hangovers in Development

By Paul Rodgers and Richard Alleyne An alcohol substitute that mimics its pleasant buzz without leading to drunkenness and hangovers is...

Scientists Discover Antibody that Kills Prostate Cancer

US researchers have found an antibody that hunts down prostate cancer cells in mice and can destroy the killer disease even in an advanced...

Failure to Yield Evaluating the Performance of Genetically Engineered Crops

For years the biotechnology industry has trumpeted that it will feed the world, promising that its genetically engineered crops will...

Vitamin K2 Helps Prevent Heart Disease and Osteoporosis

(NaturalNews) There is very little publicity about Vitamin K. It is generally known as important for blood coagulation. However, it is...

FDA Approves Crestor for People Who Have No Health Problem to Correct

(NaturalNews) Big Pharma has been trending this direction for a long time: marketing medicines to people who don’t need them and who...

Ritalin Linked With Sudden Death of Children

(NaturalNews) Research from The National Institute of Mental Health has revealed that popular Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) drugs like...

Anthrax Strikes Small New Hampshire Town

Strafford County, NH Woman in Critical Condition with Gastrointestinal Anthrax Living in a small town, one doesn’t worry much about a...

Did a Flu Drug Manufacturer Withhold Evidence From Drug Trials?

Doctors have alleged that Roche, the manufacturer of Tamiflu, has made it impossible for scientists to assess how well the anti-flu drug...

Pressure Rises to Stop Antibiotics in Agriculture

By MARGIE MASON AND MARTHA MENDOZA The mystery started the day farmer Russ Kremer got between a jealous boar and a sow in heat. The boar...

Why Some Continue to Eat When Full: Researchers Find Clues

The premise that hunger makes food look more appealing is a widely held belief — just ask those who cruise grocery store aisles on an...

Plan to Turn Farms Into Forest Worries Obama Official

By Edward Felker Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has ordered his staff to revise a computerized forecasting model that showed that...

The Mystery of Rabies

One day, towards the end of summer, I walked into my living room and found my cats playing “Secret CIA Prison” with a bat. He...

Unhealthy Habits Are What’s Killing Us

Health care reform is proceeding toward the president’s desk, likely to become law in the new year. Supporters promise the bill will...

Is Running Bad for Your Knees? Maybe Not

Perhaps because it seems intuitively true, the notion persists that running, especially when done long-term and over long distances, is bad...

Inept Nurses Free to Work in New Locales

By Charles Ornstein, Tracy Weber and Maloy Moore The frantic knocking of home health nurse Orphia Wilson startled the boy’s parents...

Trans-Fats Slipping Away in California Restaurants

If its proponents are right, your dining in California will be a bit healthier starting Friday.  That’s when restaurants are prohibited...

More Herbicide Use Reported on Genetically Modified Crops

By Julie Masis A report released by the Organic Center found that the amount of herbicides used on genetically engineered crops has...

Beat the Flu and Colds with Probiotics

Leo Galland, MD By now you’ve seen the commercials for probiotics that promise to correct your digestive disturbances, but you may not be...

Emergence and Evolution of Pandemic Tamiflu Resistance

The recently pandemic H1N1 sequences from Japan, coupled with earlier sequences with H274Y produce a phylogenetic analysis which clearly...

Oklahoma Firm Recalling Beef Products in Six States

An Oklahoma company said it was voluntarily recalling 248,000 lbs (112,000 kg) of beef products in six states following an outbreak of...

Cancer Mum Recovers After Using Mistletoe Instead of Chemotherapy

A mum is recovering from cancer after she turned down chemotherapy and used mistletoe instead. Joan van Holsteijn, 53, was diagnosed with...

First Case of Highly Drug-Resistant TB Found in US

It started with a cough, an autumn hack that refused to go away.  Then came the fevers. They bathed and chilled the skinny frame of...

New Strain Of Drug-Resistant Bacteria Emerging In US Hospitals

A new study reports a surge in drug-resistant strains of a dangerous type of bacteria in US hospitals: Acinetobacter strikes patients in...

Omega-3s Help Stave Off Age-Related Vision Loss

Want to keep your eyesight sharp as you age? Eating lots of fish packed with healthy omega-3 fatty acids could help, new research suggests....

U.S. Expands Efforts to Regulate Meds in Water

Federal regulators under President Barack Obama have sharply shifted course on long-standing policy toward pharmaceutical residues in the...

How the Swine Flu Boondoggle Reinforces the Need for Separation of Science and State

by Barry Donegan Before we begin, one can already hear the rumble of well-intentioned and college educated non-scientists crying out to...

WHO Gets 81% of Its Funding From Private Corporations; CFR Website Reveals Member States Did NOT Want to Declare Pandemic Level 6

The WHO’s annual budget for 2010 will be almost  $5 billion with 81 % of the funding — or  $4 billion –coming from...

To All Women Who Recently Suffered a Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Who are Currently Pregnant

As a public health service to women, the Ohio Chapter of the National Coalition of Organized  omen (NCOW) is currently collecting data...

Federal Food Subsidies – You Get What You Pay For

Lies, Damned Lies and CDC Autism Statistics

By Mark Blaxill It’s official now, real autism rates have exploded to 1 in 100 American children. We’re facing a national public health...

Soil Studies Reveal Rise in Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance in the natural environment is rising despite tighter controls over our use of antibiotics in medicine and...

Do Agribusiness Giants Fear Organics?

Last month, Michael Mack, the chief executive of Syngenta, said organic farming takes up 30 percent more land than non-organic farming for...

The High Cost of Cheap Food

By Ronnie Cummins Over the past 65 years, chemical agriculture, factory farms, and now genetic engineering have devastated public health,...

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Straight Talk on MMS – Guest: Andreas Kalcker

Straight Talk on MMS – Guest: Andreas Kalcker Straight Talk on MMS is a “TV style” interview show that focuses on the MMS...

A Gift To Jesus Helps Us Live Longer

According to the Bible, the wise men who visited Jesus shortly after his birth brought gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. While gold...

Do Hearts Have Memories? Transplant Patient Gets Craving for Food Eaten by Organ Donor

A transplant patient has developed an insatiable craving for junk food – after receiving a new heart from a teenager with a taste for...

That Tap Water Is Legal but May Be Unhealthy

The 35-year-old federal law regulating tap water is so out of date that the water Americans drink can pose what scientists say are serious...

Simple Life Saving Eating Tips For The New Year

As far as eating goes we may want to splurge during the holidays but as we get closer to the new year there are some simple healthy eating...

Long Term Study Shows Flu Shot Increases Hospitalization Risk In Children

An eight year study conducted at the Mayo Clinic, published by the American Thoracic Society suggests that there is a correlation between...

At Least 60 Million in US Have Had Swine Flu Shot

At  least 60 million people in the United States have been vaccinated against swine flu, and children are twice as likely as adults to...