Passing Up The Pills: In A Nation Overrun With Chemicals, Many Are Turning To Alternative Ways To Treat Pain

Passing Up The Pills: In A Nation Overrun With Chemicals, Many Are Turning To Alternative Ways To Treat Pain
Saying No Thanks To Pain Pills: More People Turning To Alternative Pain Treatments It is hard to describe just how debilitating chronic, unending pain is for those who have never lived with it. We humans are tough creatures, or at least we come from tough stock; we are tougher than our pampered modern existence would lead you to believe. We can take a lot of pain.… Read the rest

Zika News: Mosquito Spraying In South Carolina Kills Millions Of Bees While Vaccine Trials Begin In Puerto Rico

Zika News: Mosquito Spraying In South Carolina Kills Millions Of Bees While Vaccine Trials Begin In Puerto Rico
The Madness Continues: Zika Panic Kills Thousands Of S.C. Bees As Vaccine Testing Begins In Puerto Rico In terms of the Zika virus panic that continues to sweep the U.S., it’s hard to say where you might prefer be: South Carolina, Miami, or Puerto Rico. All three areas have been or are about to be ground zero for various fronts on the Zika/Aedes aegypti mosquito wars that rage across the southeast part of the U.S.… Read the rest

Bad Heart? Move to Greece: Mediterranean Diet Found To Be Better For Your Heart Than Statins

Bad Heart? Move to Greece: Mediterranean Diet Found To Be Better For Your Heart Than Statins
Nuts To Statins: Mediterranean Diet Better For Your Heart Than Pricy, Ocnrtoversial Statins If you are facing heart problems and wondering if there’s anything you can do to stave off the Grim Reaper a while longer, you might want to consider trading in that statin prescription for a nice plate full of fish and vegetables. A new study has found that for people already suffering from heart problems, a Mediterranean style diet–one rich in vegetables, nuts, fish and leaning more on olive oil than butter–can reduce their chances of an early death by 37 percent.… Read the rest

Breastfeeding Rates Continue To Grow

Breastfeeding Rates Continue To Grow
Breastfeeding Rates Continue To Grow: CDC Cites Latest Report Card Statistics, Showing More Women Choosing To Breastfeed Usually these days if you reads a story about breastfeeding, it involves some benighted busybody fussing over a woman who has the temerity to care for her baby in the way that mammals have done for millions of years–in public. That’s always the kicker, isn’t it?… Read the rest

Hearing Loss Reversible? Loss Of Crucial Hairs In The Ears May Be Reversible Using Treatment Derived From Sea Anemones

Hearing Loss Reversible? Loss Of Crucial Hairs In The Ears May Be Reversible Using Treatment Derived From Sea Anemones
Sea Anemones And Hearing Loss: How One Creature’s Hair-Like Protrusions May Reverse Human Hearing Loss They say that hearing loss isn’t something that is reversible–just ask Pete Townshend of the legendary rock band The Who. After decades of playing before huge audiences surrounded by massive stacks of amplifiers–and one famous mid-1960s incident in which the band’s drummer Keith Moon set off an explosive charge that was triple what it was supposed to be while Townsend was standing right next to it–the singer has battled hearing loss nearly as long as he has been playing music.… Read the rest

Preventing Dementia: Tips For Keeping Your Brain Sharp That Can Help You Stave Off Mental Decline That Comes With Aging

Preventing Dementia: Tips For Keeping Your Brain Sharp That Can Help You Stave Off Mental Decline That Comes With Aging
Preventing Dementia And The Mental Ravages Of Aging Is Possible: Some Ways To Keep Your Mind Sharp And Focused The bad news is we’re all getting older. And with aging, it has long been believed, mental decline is inevitable. But the good news is that we learn more about how to alleviate these effects every day. And the more we learn, the more scientists are coming to believe that there is something to the idea that exercising the mind as if it were muscle is vital to keeping a fully functioning brain–and that it is possible to keep your mind healthy and lucid far into the golden years.… Read the rest

Drug Warriors Run Amok: How An 81-Year-Old Cancer Patient Growing His Own Pot Got Raided By The DEA

Drug Warriors Run Amok: How An 81-Year-Old Cancer Patient Growing His Own Pot Got Raided By The DEA
Reefer Madness In Mass: 81-Year-Old Growing Four Pot Plants Brings Out DEA Helicopters, State Police, And Even The National Guard To get all the benefits of marijuana without the smoke or legal worries, Visit www.NSFMarketplace.com for pure CBC products at great prices! Just when you think the flailing idiocy of the drug warriors who rightly feel their last battle is imminent couldn’t get any stupider, you read a story like this one.… Read the rest

Why Are You Pushing, Doc? Eight Reasons Your Doctor Insists On Giving Your Child Vaccines

Why Are You Pushing, Doc? Eight Reasons Your Doctor Insists On Giving Your Child Vaccines
Some Common Reasons Your Doctor Pushes For Vaccines–And Some You May Not Know About We are taught from a young age to trust doctors. Like the images of friendly policemen and noble firemen, doctors are usually portrayed in our collective consciousness as kindly, benevolent characters who only went into medicine out a strong desire to help humanity. Unfortunately, while there are of course many doctors who fit this stereotype, they are just as human as the rest of us.… Read the rest

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener: Those Lush, Green Lawns Come At A Hefty Environmental Price In Terms Of Not Only Water, But Herbicides Too

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener: Those Lush, Green Lawns Come At A Hefty Environmental Price In Terms Of Not Only Water, But Herbicides Too
Green Grass And Glypho Forever: How Monsanto Has Locked Down Lawn Treatments, Locking Suburbanites In A Destructive Environmental Spiral It’s hard to believe, but there was a time in the not so distant past when newly settled Americans had to bring their own grass seed over with them from Europe. Longing for hominess of the England’s green, settlers would bring grass seed with them, jealously guarded and tied in sachets they wore around their necks like precious jewels.… Read the rest

Alabama Is One Of Several States Advancing The Ball In The Fight To Legalize The Use Of CBD Oil In Treating Seizures And Other Ailments

Alabama Is One Of Several States Advancing The Ball In The Fight To Legalize The Use Of CBD Oil In Treating Seizures And Other Ailments
Alabama Shakes No More: Traditionally Conservative Southern State Making Great Strides In Research On Treating Seizures With CBD Oil Of the many U.S. states where progress toward a sane policy on medical and recreational marijuana use is ongoing, one surprisingly progressive state is Alabama. Researchers in the conservative southern bastion have been making great strides in showing how CBD oil can be used to treat seizures.… Read the rest