Friday - Nov 16, 2018

Health

  • Italy and Austria join growing list of countries banning GMO agriculture

    Italy and Austria join growing list of countries banning GMO agriculture

    by J. D. Heyes European nations are leading the world in rejecting genetically modified organisms in food and crops, with two more countries recently joining the list: Italy and Austria. As reported by Nation of Change, Italian ministries have opted to utilize the newly created European Union rules that permit member countries to opt out

  • Navajo Nation removes tax on healthy produce

    Navajo Nation removes tax on healthy produce

    Raises tax on junk food in public health effort by Amy Goodrich In December, Berkeley, California, became the first city in the U.S. to pass a soda tax. Navajo Nation, however, is taking this one step further. After almost four years of legislative battle and several attempts, Navajo Nation will become the first place to

  • Big Pharma in death throes?

    Big Pharma in death throes?

    Drug companies jack up prices as economically strained Americans seek affordable alternatives by L.J. Devon People are tired of being used as pawns in a rigged economy. They’re sick of a medical system that abuses them for everything they’re worth. People are beginning to abandon the rules of the game, exiting a complicated medical system

  • Research: Human consciousness survives even after biologial death

    Research: Human consciousness survives even after biologial death

    by J. D. Heyes There have been a number of theories – some based on religious principles, some on philosophical ones – about what happens to our “souls” when we die. Many people of various religious faiths, for example, believe there is a “heaven” or another pleasant afterlife for those who have led good, virtuous

  • Eating more spicy foods decreases your risk of early death by 14 percent

    Eating more spicy foods decreases your risk of early death by 14 percent

    by Jennifer Lea Reynolds You may want to spice things up in your life, and no, we’re not talking about whispering sweet nothings between the sheets. According to an international team of researchers led by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, eating spicy foods may be the key to longevity. They found that eating such

  • Ibuprofen, aspirin and OTC painkillers can cause deadly heart attacks

    Ibuprofen, aspirin and OTC painkillers can cause deadly heart attacks

    by David Gutiérrez In July, the FDA announced changes to the labels of nearly every medication in the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class, warning that those drugs could cause fatal strokes and heart attacks even in young people with no known cardiovascular risk factors. Heart attacks could be triggered after just weeks of taking the

  • Benefits of beets documented to defeat cancer

    Benefits of beets documented to defeat cancer

    Posted by Jonathan Landsman Beets have long been known as a healthy source of nutrients, but – now, more than ever – scientific evidence continues to support beets as a natural cure for cancer. Labeled “beet root chemotherapy” by some health experts, actual scientific research reveals the astounding cases of remission in cancer patients who

  • Overuse of antibiotics is making kids fat and hindering child development

    Overuse of antibiotics is making kids fat and hindering child development

    by Jennifer Lilley Typically, the first thing that happens when people get an infection is their receipt of a quick scrawl on a doctor’s prescription pad for an antibiotic. However, rather than improving health, antibiotics are destroying it; a new study conducted by experts at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, New York has shown

  • Here’s what happens in the 60 minutes after you drink a can of Coca-Cola

    Here’s what happens in the 60 minutes after you drink a can of Coca-Cola

    by L.J. Devon Cleaning a toilet is cheap and easy with a can of Coca-Cola. After the Coke sits in the toilet for an hour, the carbonic and phosphoric acid gets the job done, leaving behind a scum-free toilet bowl! When that same can of Coke is poured into the mouth and down the esophagus

  • Chamomile tea lowers thyroid cancer risk: study

    Chamomile tea lowers thyroid cancer risk: study

    by Dr.Sofiya The tiny, daisy-like flowers from the chamomile plant have long been valued for their medicinal properties. At least as far back as Roman times, chamomile was used in teas and extracts to promote relaxation and restful sleep as well as to support the health of the digestive system. Topically, it was used to