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CBD

Six reasons why CBD oil is better than NSAIDs

According to statistics by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Americans are a nation in pain. A 2012 National Health Interview Survey found that around 25.3 million American adults – that’s over 11 percent of the population – complain of constant, daily pain. Close to 40 million, while not experiencing pain every day, complain that the pain they […]

Butterfly

Agricultural chemicals and destructive practices caused butterfly numbers to plummet by 66%

In recent years, media reports have made most of us aware of the crisis being faced by both wild and domestic honeybees. As reported by Greenpeace, since 1962 the number of bee colonies per hectare – which is viewed as a critical indicator of crop health – has dropped by a massive 90 percent. This is alarming, […]

hair dye cancer

Researchers: Hair dyes have a direct connection to breast cancer

Though dying their locks might seem like an absolute necessity for many women as they get older and the gray starts setting in, new research from Finland should give women everywhere pause, as it indicates that this apparently harmless beauty ritual could be linked to an elevated risk of breast cancer. For her doctoral dissertation, researcher Sanna Heikkinen […]

pesticides

Biologists: Pesticide regulations designed to protect bees are failing

Bees, like many of the world’s insects, are in crisis, and their numbers are dwindling at an alarming rate. At the same time, the world’s population – and its reliance on insect-pollinated crops – continues to grow at an equally alarming pace. The bees might be in crisis right now, but pretty soon it will […]

vaccines are harmful

Doctors admit vaccines are harmful and turn our immune systems against us

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently included vaccine skeptics – people who are hesitant to vaccinate themselves or their children because they are concerned about the potential health risks – on their annual list of “global health threats,” along with serious dangers like superbugs, climate change, the Ebola virus, HIV and air pollution. The WHO claims that […]

medical myth

Medical myth busted: Cancer is primarily a metabolic disorder, NOT a genetic disease

Many of us are under the mistaken impression that getting cancer is very much a case of bad luck, that there is very little we can do to prevent this deadly disease. The truth is, however, that the vast majority of cancers can be avoided through simple lifestyle changes like maintaining a healthy weight, not […]

fluoride

The nine ways fluoride is harming your brain

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls the fluoridation of water “one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century.” Nonetheless, even though fluoride occurs naturally in small amounts in water and can be found in the earth’s crust, its addition to drinking water to supposedly strengthen teeth and prevent […]

turmeric

Turmeric tea can improve your health in at least six ways

Turmeric, a flowering plant from the ginger family, has been recognized for its medicinal value for thousands of years and is a staple part of both ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. In more recent years, scientific studies have established its place in modern western medicine, too. The secret to turmeric’s amazing health benefits is a […]

sodium nitrite

Confirmed AGAIN: Sodium nitrite preservative in processed meat causes breast cancer

The jury is in and the verdict is final: Processed meats like bacon, salami and sausage all increase breast cancer risk. A metanalysis of all 15 previously conducted studies on the subject, published recently in the International Journal of Cancer, has confirmed that eating processed meat is associated with a 9 percent increase in the risk of […]

Quercetin

Quercetin, a plant pigment, helps neutralize damage from toxic pesticides

At this point, there is no longer any doubt that the pesticides used on a massive scale in conventional farming are harmful to humans, animals and the environment. Exposure to pesticides has been linked to Parkinson’s disease, cancer, reproductive issues, diabetes, autism, asthma and Alzheimer’s disease in humans. Millions of birds and fish die each […]