Monthly Archive: July 2010

Jul 30

Drug Contamination Of Waterways Threatens Life On Our Planet

The President’s Cancer Panel (PCP) recently released its yearly report to the President outlining the status of cancer in America. This year’s report focuses primarily on environmental factors that contribute to cancer risk. According to the report, pharmaceutical drugs are a serious environmental pollutant, particularly in the way they continue to contaminate waterways across the …

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Jul 30

Mainstream Media Slants Cancer Articles Towards Unrealistic Outcomes

“Very few news reports about cancer discuss death and dying, and even those that do generally do not mention palliative and hospice care,” the researchers wrote. Palliative care is medical care designed to reduce suffering and improve quality of life but not to cure a disease. It is a major component of care for terminal …

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Jul 30

Feds Raid Amish Dairy And Threaten Action Over Raw Milk Sales

The U.S. government gestapo is at it again in its crusade against raw milk. Recently, the jackboots swarmed a Pennsylvania Amish man’s private dairy farm for the second time, falsely accusing him of violating the ridiculous prohibition on selling raw milk across state lines. Farmer Dan Allgyer’s farm was raided by the same agents who …

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Jul 30

Music Benefits The Brain

Northwestern University scientists have pulled together a review of research into what music — specifically, learning to play music — does to humans. The result shows music training does far more than allow us to entertain ourselves and others by playing an instrument or singing. Instead, it actually changes our brains. The paper, just published …

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Jul 29

Drinking Alcohol Can Reduce Symptoms Of Arthritis

Drinking alcohol can not only ease the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis it appears to reduce disease severity too, research suggests. Scientists at the University of Sheffield asked two groups of patients with and without the disease to provide details of their drinking habits. They found that patients who had drunk alcohol most frequently experienced less …

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Jul 29

Depression Can Be Treated Naturally

Many people try to treat their depression by taking drugs and burrowing away by themselves, says Dr. Steve Ilardi, a clinical psychologist. But he believes this is the wrong approach. Ilardi suggests that people ditch the drugs and change their lifestyles, instead. According to the U.K. Guardian, roughly 20 percent of the British population suffers …

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Jul 29

Qliance Company Offers Direct, Affordable Care To Patients

Qliance Founders

Qliance Medical Management, a three-year-old, Seattle-based health care startup company, now has a new funding contributor onboard. Drew Carey, the host of The Price is Right, recently contributed a sizable amount of money to the company, whose aim is to replace the costly, inefficient health insurance paradigm with direct, affordable care. The way it works …

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Jul 29

Vitamin D Is Essential For Activating Immune System Function

Researchers have discovered that vitamin D plays a crucial role in activating the immune system’s ability to recognize and fight pathogens. While scientists have long known that vitamin D plays a critical role in bone health, recent research has begun to suggest that it also serves to regulate the immune system, helping prevent infection, cancer …

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Jul 29

Mothers Taking Probiotics Can Reduce Risk Of Eczema In Babies

Jul 29

Big Pharma Is Polluting The Planet

The President’s Cancer Panel (PCP) recently released its yearly report to the President outlining the status of cancer in America. This year’s report focuses primarily on environmental factors that contribute to cancer risk. According to the report, pharmaceutical drugs are a serious environmental pollutant, particularly in the way they continue to contaminate waterways across the …

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