Death or Debt? National Estimates of Financial Toxicity in Persons with Newly-Diagnosed Cancer

GREED seems to be the only ‘Cure‘…

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What you are about to preview is an introduction ONLY to an intense study recently conducted and published by The American Journal of Medicine. Although we are no fans of much coming from the mainstream medical community, I have found this study to be immensely well researched and is worth your time and attention. What I find most interesting, is their addressing of the financial costs of – in effect – killing oneself – both in life and financial bankruptcy. ~ Ed.
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Is Shielding From Electromagnetic Frequencies And 5G Necessary?

Electromagnetic Frequencies (EMFs) What are they?, you may be asking. EMFs are the very frequencies that make modern life possible such as electric house wiring, any electrical mechanism, appliance or microwave-run device. All electrical functions produce EMF fields or non-ionizing radiation as two frequencies: Electric and Magnetic. Each frequency produces negative impacts on the human body and ecosystem thereby contributing to, and/or creating, adverse health effects. Many people suffer with electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS) and probably don’t realize it. Continue reading

It’s not a zero-sum game

A neuroscientist explains what tech does to the reading brain

For anyone who has ever been a reader, there’s much to sympathize with in Maryanne Wolf’s Reader, Come Home. The UCLA neuroscientist, a great lover of literature, tries to read Hermann Hesse’s Glass Bead Game, an old favorite, only to realize that she finds him boring and too complex. She wonders why he ever won a Nobel. And Wolf, who previously wrote Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain, is horrified that this is what has happened to her ability to concentrate.

Reader, Come Home is about, as its subtitle states, “the reading brain in a digital world.” The Verge spoke to Wolf about how technology is changing the brain, what we lose when we lose deep attention, and what to do about it. Continue reading

Need A Break, 8 Warning Signs That You Are Emotionally And Mentally Exhausted

NOTE: Of these past few months, I fully understand the meaning of the following. ~ Ed.

Sometimes life starts to spin out of control and it’s tough for us to keep up. Things that once seemed insignificant are suddenly annoying and we find ourselves snapping at others even when they’ve done nothing wrong. This may be a result of mental and emotional exhaustion, and identifying the key warning signs may help you decide if you need to stop, rest, and recharge.

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America’s Diminishing IQ

Wherever one goes on social media or any other public forum, one of the main thrusts of conversation is the apparent mental deterioration of the American public. Today’s Americans are not only more ignorant than previous generations, but as illustrated by our violent politics and social chaos, we appear to have lost the ability to function as civilized people. Much is explained by our deplorable educational system, but the loss of the ability of many people of all ages to rationally think and act cannot be explained away simply by bad schools or toxic entertainment. Even the most credulous are beginning to believe that there is some underlying reason for the collapse of the American intellect, something that is more basic than bad teachers, schools and curricula—and they’re right. Continue reading

FDA Releases Glyphosate Herbicide Residue Report

On October 1, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the final results of a “special assignment” that tested for levels of glyphosate, the weed-killing chemical found in the blockbuster herbicide Roundup. They also posted results for a competing herbicide, called glufosinate, in corn, soy, eggs, and milk during the fiscal year 2016. [1] Continue reading

Listening to live classical music provides DRAMATIC cognitive benefits for dementia patients

Dementia is a devastating condition that slowly strips people of their memories and personality, altering them from loved ones to total strangers in just a few years. Dementia is one of the world’s fastest growing diseases, and over 24 million people battle this condition worldwide. With an aging global population, experts believe that this figure could leap to over 84 million people by the year 2040. The sobering fact is that if you do not currently know someone who has some form of dementia you certainly will in the future. Continue reading

Traditional Amish home remedies to use for anything from migraines to fungal infections

Maybe other Americans have something to learn from Plain people. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

If there is one thing in common among different cultures around the globe, it’s the extensive use of home remedies to address health issues and simple everyday concerns. The Amish, for instance, have been known to use home remedies that have been passed down for generations for their effectiveness.

Traditional Amish home remedies
The Amish like to be self-sufficient in all things; they strive to be independent from conventional medicines. Below are some home remedies that can help with both health problems and common everyday issues – ranging from sore throats, burns and dandruff, to migraine and female menstrual problems. Continue reading

One of the most esteemed herbs in the culinary world, rosemary is also a powerhouse in traditional medicine

Previous studies have shown that rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) has many different therapeutic applications. These studies were collated by researchers from Pars Bioscience Research Center and University of Kansas-City Missouri to create a meta-analysis that would evaluate the preservative and therapeutic potential of rosemary. Continue reading

Functional recycling: Spent coffee grounds can make soil more fertile

Once you are done with your cup of brewed coffee, what do you do with the used grounds? Do you throw them away as garbage or consign them to the compost heap? Spanish researchers believe that using spent coffee grounds as a means of organic soil amendment will offer many benefits in agriculture and for the environment.

Coffee is a very popular and healthy drink. Its heavy global consumption produces six million tons of used grounds each year. A lot of this biological residue ends up in landfills, to rot alongside the rest of the garbage. Continue reading

POISON: Canola oil is the margarine of yesteryear…

… for uneducated health enthusiasts who have no idea it clogs blood and promotes dementia

What kind of food never spoils? You get one guess. That’s right – the kind you should never eat. So then why do you think most health food stores use canola oil mixed into nearly every packaged and jarred food on their shelves? The honest answer is they’re trying to make more money. Insects won’t go near canola oil – there’s a sign not to eat it right there. Its shelf life runs close to forever. Mix canola oil into salad dressings, mayonnaise, potato salad, macaroni salad, hummus, cereal, or corn chips and their shelf life extends almost indefinitely. Continue reading

Dr. V.: It’s BHAM Month! Ready to Take Your Healing Journey Up A Notch?

It’s officially BHAM month again, Healing Divas. This stands for Breast Health Awareness Month and it happens every October. I decided to rename “Pink Month” to this a few years ago and the movement has really taken off!

If you are on the Healthy Breast path, then you know that every day is your opportunity to be and do your best. However, October is your chance to reflect, refocus and turn up the dial on your commitment to yourself and your health.
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Ten Signs You Have An Underactive Thyroid

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped organ in the front of the neck that produces the hormones which regulate the body’s metabolism, including heart rate, body temperature and weight.

Those who understand the consequences of an underactive thyroid have received a diagnosis of hypothyroidism. In the U.S. the prevalence of thyroid disease is 12%, or 30 million Americans. Of those with thyroid disorders, 36% are considered hypothyroidism, of which 80% are autoimmune, also known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Continue reading

The Top 10 Poisons To Keep Away From Your Child

From BPA, MSG, pesticides, environmental chemicals, household cleaners, toxins in vaccines and prescription drugs, our children are exposed to a huge amount of toxic chemicals. Toxins are everywhere in our modern society. They are damaging your child’s health and causing disease. How can you get these chemicals out of your children’s bodies and protect them? The first step is to understand where they are coming from. Then you can eliminate them and incorporate a healthy lifestyle that naturally detoxes your child’s body. Continue reading