Thursday, December 23, 2010

Lunar Eclipse 2010 LIVE Recap: Photos, Video & Tweets

I stayed up late to watch the lunar eclipse because I didn't want to miss this one-time opportunit­y. These are phenomenal images for those who were sleeping.
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Friday, November 19, 2010

Why Plants Are (Usually) Better Than Drugs

Absolutely awesome lucid post regarding G-d's natural products, which have evolved with meaning and purpose, not manmade motivations (sometimes ethical, righteous or unethical, self-serving, greedy), and have a fine-tuned balance to work in harmony with the environment. Blessings to Dr Weil.
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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Homeopathy: A Healthier Way to Treat Depression?

Dear Dana ~ I've been reading a number of responses to this article and have been delighted to read the positive, insightful and knowledgeable information from those who have experienced homeopathy, and homeopathic care as they plan to further their studies. Their remarks show that they really understand the process of case-taking and the principles behind this form of medicine.

I wrote an article about depression and homeopathy some months ago that might also be of interest. The rate of anxiety, depression and suicide in all demographics have skyrocketed, especially for teens and veterans. Creating awareness about homeopathy along with professional therapy and support groups will help these people overcome difficult and devastating obstacles in their lives.
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Ben & Jerry's No Longer Fudging the Truth

How wonderful to have a citizen advocate make a dent in the system. Applause and thank you. Stay away from ice-cream, unless you make it yourself with your own reliably fresh, wholesome ingredients.

The FDA is starting to get the message. They have not performed well over the last decade, but with all the notoriety for drug and product recalls they need to improve their own public image. Today's social media explosion enables the man in the street to have his say and band together with other like-minded individuals to point out what needs repair in the system. That goes for false labeling, improper advertising, dangerous, unsafe and unhealthy food ingredients.

That you for taking a strong position and ACTION on this issue.
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Monday, September 27, 2010

One Woman's Story: Saying No to Conventional Cancer Treatment

Dear Dr Nalini Chilkov. Thank you for writing this book review and telling us how contemporary cancer treatment may be changing as hospitals begin to integrate alternative care units that include nutritional and dietary changes, acupuncture and other healing modalities.

As we become more health conscious, and take responsibility for our self care, we question the status quo. Society begins to question mammogram protocol as we review the effects of radiation. Chemotherapy changes into more targeted treatments and less toxicity.

We still have many unanswered questions regarding the increase in incidence of many cancers and at younger ages, including brain cancer, hodgkins, breast, pancreatic, etc.

We have made strides, but there is a long way to go. Bringing alternative approaches into the treatment options also brings more choices for those diagnosed with cancer. I'm looking forward to "YOU DID WHAT?: Saying No to Conventional Cancer Treatment" is a book written by Hollie and Patrick Quinn.

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Ty Bollinger Story and Cancer Book

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

What Is the 'Green' Medicine Revolution? (Part II)

Dear Dr Malerba,

I hope and pray that your words will reach a large audience and with your credentials, background, and experience people will listen carefully to what you have written here. Every paragraph could have come directly from a chapter in Samuel Hahnemann's Organon of Medicine, as you described the principles and direction of healing versus the suppression of symptoms when we don't think holistically. I sincerely thank you for continuing the education process. Are you doing speaking engagements for medical students and refresher courses for physicians? Are doctors beginning to question and rethink their protocols, procedures and use of medications?

Thank you

Debby Bruck
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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Pesticides to Reduce Mosquito and West Nile Virus Affects Bee Populations

Pesticides to Reduce Mosquito and West Nile Virus Affects Bee Populations

How many of us are aware of what is happening in our own community?

Good Intentions That Have Questionable Outcomes

In just about every state and all regions that contain mosquito populations, our local and state governments are instituting pesticide spraying policies. In an attempt to keep insects at low levels, they are putting many other living populations at risk. Most of you have heard of chemtrails, which cause allergic reactions in humans, but have you thought how it would effect all other wild animals and the balance of nature?

Saving The Bees

This hub brings to your attention the importance of saving the bees, because we depend upon them. We must take a lesson from all the clues in our environment that tell us something is not right in our world. Natural events presently warn of what is to come. We must make better decisions and contact our legislators requesting them to make ethical choices. As I read this list of adverse effects from pesticide sprays I am reminded the the Gulf of Mexico oil spill toxins that have poured into our oceans, waterways, marshes and the gaseous fumes now in our atmosphere which rain down harsh hydrocarbon poisons that people breath. Click title for full article.

The video above is quite dramatic, inflammatory and extreme in its predictions for earth's population and civilizations. The producer tried to make a point and comparison between bee civilizations and human civilizations. Calling a warning he attempts to move us to action now! His imagination runs wild, but do we really know what the future foretells? Isn't that the purpose of ancient sages who had visions and called out in the village square? All I can say it that we should listen and learn. If this is our worst nightmare, then we should band together as worker bees to find solutions to the collapse of the world as we know it today.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

What Is the 'Green' Medicine Revolution?

Dear Larry,

I enjoyed reading your article on the Greening of Medicine based upon how humanity views ourselves and our universe, and our relationship to our world. The pendulum swings from each extreme and hopefully will find a happy medium where each valid form of medicine finds its rightful place. A place where materialism and spiritualism rests comfortably with those who need the benefits of these systems. For those who require a spiritual component of human understanding and care - we know there are studies that indicate bedside manner increases improved outcome for the patient. There are man who attribute their healing to 'community' bonding, prayer and their connection to God. Others, require strict discipline to clinical numbers and sterile environment, with many medications to maintain balance. For each type of individual there could be a way and that is part of the journey of life, finding our way to live in peace.
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Friday, July 23, 2010

Energy Medicine: Futuristic Healing With Ancient Roots

Of much more concern, rather than theoretical speculation, is the destruction of our waterways used for drinking, bathing, gardening, fishing and recreation. For years, it was believed the best way to dispose of unused pharmaceutical drugs was by flushing them down the toilet. The increased use of antibacterial soap flushes thousands of gallons of soapy medicated detergent into the sewage systems across the nation.

Our septic systems and sewage treatment systems are not equipped to remove all the medications, steroids, fertilizers and chemicals from personal care products that get washed into our waterways.

Scientists continue to find deformed aquatic life and search for ways to remediate the problem.

Hormone treatment products and birth control pills are thought to disrupt aquatic animals' hormone systems, which regulate certain cell or organ functions. Can you imagine what these substances are doing to human populations. Is there a connection with infertility rates? I don't know.

"The concentrations of PPCPs found in the USGS survey range from parts per trillion (ppt) to parts per billion (ppb), or nanograms per liter to micrograms per liter. For pharmaceuticals this is many orders of magnitude below the concentrations prescribed as medication. However, some PPCPs, such as musk fragrances, are fat soluble and so can bioaccumulate in animal tissue." Let's do something about a real problem in our environment.
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Sunday, July 18, 2010

Are We Happy Yet?

Happiness is contagious. Wouldn't we all be happier if we caught the bug?
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Sunday, March 7, 2010

Haiku: The Red Hen

Haiku: The Red Hen

Visit my Hub on my very favorite kind of animal, the chicken. It's more than having them for dinner, just because it is the #1 favorite dish and can be fixed in every way imaginable. I love chickens because they give back. They are cuddly, soft, fun and easy to keep. And, if you treat them right, you get the most wonderful rich eggs.

If you want any kind of information about raising your own chickens, BackyardChickens has become the #1 website on the internet. Originally designed in 1999 for the those wanting to raise urban chickens, they've developed into a complete resource.