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German Mass Swine Flu Vaccinations Start in September
July 31, 2009 – 8:28 pm | No Comment
German Mass Swine Flu Vaccinations Start in September

22.5 million people can be vaccinated in the first stage of a massive anti-swine flu scheme that starts in September. Health and public workers, as well as chronically ill people will get the flu shots …

Study Finds Vitamin K-1 Cardio-Health Benefits
July 31, 2009 – 8:23 pm | One Comment
Study Finds Vitamin K-1 Cardio-Health Benefits

Supplements of vitamin K-1 may slow hardening of the arteries in people already suffering from the condition, according to a new study.
Subjects receiving a daily vitamin K-1, plus multivitamin supplement experienced six percent less progression …

D Deficiency May Denote Danger of Dementia
July 31, 2009 – 8:03 pm | No Comment
D Deficiency May Denote Danger of Dementia

Low blood levels of vitamin D may increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, says a new hypothesis based on existing risk factors.
A growing number of studies have linked deficiency of vitamin D to …

Bird flu, influenza and 1918: The case for mutant Avian tuberculosis
July 31, 2009 – 7:07 pm | No Comment
Bird flu, influenza and 1918: The case for mutant Avian tuberculosis

Influenza is Italian for ‘‘influence’’, Latin: influentia. It used to be thought that the disease was caused by a bad influence from the heavens. Influenza was called a virus long, long before it was proven …

The Mothers Act Disease Mongering Campaign – Part III
July 31, 2009 – 6:28 pm | No Comment
The Mothers Act Disease Mongering Campaign – Part III

This is part three of a four-part investigative article series by award-winning journalist Evelyn Pringle. Read part one here and/or part II here.
In an article titled, “Disorders Made To Order,” in the July 2002 issue …

The Mothers Act Disease Mongering Campaign – Part II
July 31, 2009 – 9:33 am | 2 Comments
The Mothers Act Disease Mongering Campaign – Part II

This is part two of an investigative series on The Mothers Act by Evelyn Pringle. Read part one here.
The Mothers Act legislation specifically defines the term “postpartum conditions” as “postpartum depression” or “postpartum psychosis.” …

Meth Contamination: Illnesses Afflict Homes With a Criminal Past
July 31, 2009 – 9:25 am | No Comment
Meth Contamination: Illnesses Afflict Homes With a Criminal Past

Shaila Dewan and Robbie Brown
The spacious home where the newly wed Rhonda and Jason Holt began their family in 2005 was plagued by mysterious illnesses. The Holts’ three babies were ghostlike and listless, with breathing …

Americans Vote With Their Wallets
July 31, 2009 – 9:16 am | No Comment
Americans Vote With Their Wallets

Americans Spend $34 Billion on Alternative Medicine,  11% of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Spending Goes to Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Americans spend almost a third as much money out-of pocket on herbal supplements and other …

A Cancerous Conspiracy to Poison Your Faith in Organic Food
July 31, 2009 – 8:28 am | No Comment
A Cancerous Conspiracy to Poison Your Faith in Organic Food

Despite its obvious benefits for our health and for the environment, organic food continues to be denigrated by the political and corporate establishment in Britain. The food industry, in alliance with pharmaceutical and big biotechnology …

The Surprising Ingredient Causing Weight Gain
July 30, 2009 – 10:58 pm | No Comment
The Surprising Ingredient Causing Weight Gain

By Margaret Furtado, M.S., R.D.
Say it isn’t so! A recent study out of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill cites what animal studies have hinted at for years: MSG (aka monosodium glutamate) …