The healing powers of moringa

In CategoryMoringa Benefits
ByRuss Bianchi

In a remote valley of Congo, on a farm with splendid views of lush green mountains, I stand amidst a plantation of young moringa trees. The green leaves glisten in the African sun, the seed pods hang in curls. I pull a tender young leaf and chew on it, enjoying the fresh, pleasing taste. The Belgian couple growing this crop plans to cash in on an up-and-coming trend and their timing appears to be just right.

The healing powers of moringa

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US drinking water sanitation still a concern: CDC

In CategoryWater
ByRuss Bianchi

While U.S. water sanitation has improved, bacteria-laden drinking water continues to cause disease outbreaks, according to a report released Thursday by federal health officials.

US drinking water sanitation still a concern: CDC

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Twelve highly toxic chemicals to banish from your home

In CategoryToxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

1. DEET (N, N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide) is the most common active ingredient in insect repellents. One-third of all Americans use this repellant, which has been shown to be toxic to the central nervous system. Natural insect repellant solutions exist; otherwise, candles with eucalyptus oil or citronella oil in the area will do the trick.

Twelve highly toxic chemicals to banish from your home

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Hidden toxins? Researchers warn of potential hidden harm in pregnancy diets

In CategoryDiet, Pregnancy
ByRuss Bianchi

Pregnant women regularly consume foods and drinks that contain toxins believed to pose a potential risk to developing babies, say researchers

Hidden toxins? Researchers warn of potential hidden harm in pregnancy diets

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Allpax research eyes $12bn microwave packaging market

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

Allpax has launched research into how its sterilization technique works on different microwave packaging formats and materials.

Allpax research eyes $12bn microwave packaging market

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One baby in every 46 born with a congenital anomaly says new report

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health
ByRuss Bianchi

One baby in every 46 was born with a congenital anomaly in 2011 according to the third annual report by the British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers, released today.

One baby in every 46 born with a congenital anomaly says new report

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US: Rice is safe, despite small levels of arsenic

In CategoryFood and More
ByRuss Bianchi

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says consumers should not worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice—but should vary their diets just in case.

US: Rice is safe, despite small levels of arsenic

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Car windows may not protect from sun

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

Car windows are designed to protect you in an accident. But they won’t necessarily protect you from the sun. Automotive glass must meet a host of government standards in the U.S. and elsewhere. It has to let in the maximum amount of light to help drivers see. It has to shatter into tiny pieces instead of shards that might hurt occupants in a crash.

Car windows may not protect from sun

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Doctors resign from UC Davis after getting caught infecting cancer patients’ brains with fecal bacteria

In CategoryCancer
ByRuss Bianchi

Sometimes, things happen that are so shocking that not only do they defy belief, but they defy explanation. For instance, why a pair of neurosurgeons with decades of education and training would throw it all away on a goofy, if not novel, medical procedure that had no prior track record.

 

Doctors resign from UC Davis after getting caught infecting cancer patients’ brains with fecal bacteria

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Processed grains ruining your mental and physical health: Research

In CategoryFood and More
ByRuss Bianchi

Despite the clamoring from fanatical advocates of various diet types, one, single diet is not appropriate for everyone.

 

Processed grains ruining your mental and physical health: Research

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U.S. Panel Approves Smithfield Deal

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

A U.S. committee that reviews mergers between American companies and those overseas has given clearance to the proposed sale of Smithfield Foods Inc. to a Chinese company.

U.S. Panel Approves Smithfield Deal

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Unbelievable waste as government-purchased medications routinely incinerated

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

In the highly regulated government medical system in Great Britain, the waste, fraud and abuse continues to astound even those who are used to its rampant inefficiencies.

 

Unbelievable waste as government-purchased medications routinely incinerated

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Thousands rally against GMOs in Hawaii

In CategoryGenetic Modification
ByRuss Bianchi

Protesters in Hawaii’s Garden Isle, Kauai, marched to show their support for the “Right to Know” Bill

Thousands rally against GMOs in Hawaii

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FDA targets free-range, pastured poultry and eggs with ridiculous new draft guidance pushing for all chickens to be raised indoors

In CategoryAgriculture, Farming, Etc, Food and More
ByRuss Bianchi

America’s small farmers are once again under attack, this time by a new draft guidance issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that threatens to eliminate truly free-range and pastured poultry and eggs.

FDA targets free-range, pastured poultry and eggs with ridiculous new draft guidance pushing for all chickens to be raised indoors

 

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Harvard meta-analysis provides more evidence that ‘1st line of defense against weight gain is to reduce or stop drinking sugary drinks’

In CategoryBeverages
ByRuss Bianchi

Data from over 200,000 adults and children ‘provides evidence’ that consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages promotes weight gain, says a new meta-analysis from heavyweight Harvard researchers.

Harvard meta-analysis provides more evidence that ‘1st line of defense against weight gain is to reduce or stop drinking sugary drinks’

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US farmers continue David vs Goliath battle against Monsanto

In CategoryAgriculture, Farming, Etc, Genetic Modification, Products, Health Dangers, Etc, Toxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

Group of farmers brings challenge to patents on Monsanto’s GM seed to Supreme Court.

US farmers continue David vs Goliath battle against Monsanto

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Push for GM crop approvals in Pakistan continues

In CategoryGenetic Modification
ByRuss Bianchi

Pakistan’s National Biosafety Committee has just postponed commercialization of Bt cotton and GM corn but the pressure continues.

Push for GM crop approvals in Pakistan continues

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Weeding out Monsanto in Canada

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

You might have missed it, but this spring thousands of people across Canada came out to 38 rallies organized by farmers and their supporters. In addition to these April 9 rallies, people inundated their MPs with letters and petitions, emailed, made phone calls, and asked for meetings. They were responding to a call from the National Farmers Union – Ontario for a day of action against the release of genetically modified (GM) alfalfa in Canada.

Weeding out Monsanto in Canada

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Vaccine company used NSA-like Internet surveillance to circumvent parental concerns about vaccination safety

In CategoryVaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

You’d have to be living in a cave to have not heard recently that the National Security Agency has been caught using its incredibly vast and powerful infrastructure to eavesdrop on virtually all Americans’ electronic communications. What you probably didn’t know, however, is that a vaccine company – GlaxoSmithKline – has been caught using NSA-like Internet surveillance to circumvent concern by parents regarding vaccination safety.

 

Vaccine company used NSA-like Internet surveillance to circumvent parental concerns about vaccination safety

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10 outrageous (but true) facts about vaccines the CDC and the vaccine industry don’t want you to know

In CategoryVaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

Prepare to be shocked. Here are 10 outrageous (but true) facts about vaccines the CDC and the vaccine industry don’t want you to know:

10 outrageous (but true) facts about vaccines the CDC and the vaccine industry don’t want you to know

 

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Do vaccines cause autism? Must-see new video reveals the systematic suppression of evidence of vaccine-damaged children

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Vaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

There is systematic suppression in the United States on the truth about the links between vaccines and autism. Drug companies and the federal government have conspired to deny parents of vaccine-damaged children their day in court by creating a kangaroo “vaccine court” that offers no due process whatsoever (and therefore violates the civil liberties of Americans).

 

Do vaccines cause autism? Must-see new video reveals the systematic suppression of evidence of vaccine-damaged children

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Antibiotics directly responsible for allowing deadly superbugs to take hold in the gut: Research

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

New research out of Stanford University in California has proven that commercial antibiotics are a major cause of, and not a solution to, the deadly “superbug” epidemic currently sweeping the globe.

Antibiotics directly responsible for allowing deadly superbugs to take hold in the gut: Research

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Toxins in our homes: carpeting, carpet cleaners and vacuums

In CategoryToxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

EPA studies have shown that indoor air levels of many pollutants are at least twice as high as outdoor levels. Since many people spend as much as 90% of their time indoors, this is a significant health concern. The products we use to clean our homes and our clothes, as well as the items we use to cook and store our food are often the source of these health dangers.

Toxins in our homes: carpeting, carpet cleaners and vacuums

 

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RTE cereals: The childhood obesity culprits?

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Weight Health
ByRuss Bianchi

Manufacturers of high-sugar ready-to-eat cereals are misleading and confusing kids in child-targeted TV advertising, researchers claim.

RTE cereals: The childhood obesity culprits?

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Infant food flop: Study finds nutritional faults in popular brands

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Food and More
ByRuss Bianchi

The majority of infant weaning foods available in the UK do not provide the nutrient density and diversity of taste and texture needed in this formative stage and may encourage bad sweet tooth habits in the future, research has claimed.

Infant food flop: Study finds nutritional faults in popular brands

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US pork inspection pilot proves unsuccessful

In CategoryAgriculture, Farming, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

A new US meat inspection programme for pork plants has proved unsuccessful in detecting contaminated products.

US pork inspection pilot proves unsuccessful

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Young woman tells of horrific, debilitating health issues she now faces in years following Gardasil vaccination

In CategoryVaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

The “skeptics” are always quick to denounce any evidence pointing to harm caused by vaccinations, especially when such evidence is inaccurately perceived to be limited or anecdotal.

Young woman tells of horrific, debilitating health issues she now faces in years following Gardasil vaccination

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Kosher, non-GMO, gluten-free, natural and organic: Top twelve things you probably didn’t know about food label claims

In CategoryFood and More
ByRuss Bianchi

Are you confused about food label claims and what they really mean? That’s part of the strategy of the global food giants, of course: confuse you with so much noise that you give up trying to make sense of it all.

Kosher, non-GMO, gluten-free, natural and organic: Top twelve things you probably didn’t know about food label claims

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Children’s Food Campaign revives Olympics ‘junk food’ sponsorship complaint

In CategoryFood and More
ByRuss Bianchi

The Children’s Food Campaign has revitalised its challenge against the presence of junk food brands at the Olympic games, criticising the “unrivalled platform” given to companies like Coca-Cola and McDonald’s.

Children’s Food Campaign revives Olympics ‘junk food’ sponsorship complaint

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Nearly all conventional chicken meat is intentionally contaminated with arsenic

In CategoryFood and More, Toxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

Following the release of a groundbreaking U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report back in 2011 indicting roxarsone, the infamous Pfizer-produced arsenical drug, as a high-level contaminant in conventional chicken meat, the drug’s manufacturer voluntarily agreed to pull it off the market, leading many health-conscious individuals to breathe a collective sigh of relief.

 

Nearly all conventional chicken meat is intentionally contaminated with arsenic

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Sugar tax ‘best option’ to limit escalating health problems, says Credit Suisse

In CategoryHFCS & Sugars
ByRuss Bianchi

A sugar tax is the best way to combat excess sugar consumption which doctors agree is partly to blame for growing global obesity and diabetes rates, according to a report from Credit Suisse.

Sugar tax ‘best option’ to limit escalating health problems, says Credit Suisse

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Judge Refuses to Block New Meat Labeling Rules

In CategoryFood and More
ByRuss Bianchi

A federal judge has refused to block new rules that require the meat industry to include specific information about the origin of their products on labels. Industry groups say they’ll continue fighting.

Judge Refuses to Block New Meat Labeling Rules

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Pork and Coke ( SHOCKING! )

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

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Vaccination does not improve outcome of melanomas patients

In CategoryVaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

Results of a study show that vaccination with GM2/KLH-QS-21 does not benefit patients with stage II melanoma.

Vaccination does not improve outcome of melanomas patients

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Diet during pregnancy and early life may affect children’s behavior and intelligence

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Behavior, Diet, Pregnancy
ByRuss Bianchi

The statement “you are what you eat” is significant for the development of optimum mental performance in children as evidence is accumulating to show that nutrition pre-birth and in early life “programs” long term health, well being, brain development and mental performance and that certain nutrients are important to this process.

Diet during pregnancy and early life may affect children’s behavior and intelligence

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Girl severely damaged by Gardasil recounts horrifying medical ordeal while doctors call her a liar

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

Young girls everywhere are being permanently damaged by Gardasil. But instead of listening to this evidence of a shocking lack of safety in HPV vaccination shots, the doctors, vaccine pushers and drug companies insist all these young girls are lying.

 

Girl severely damaged by Gardasil recounts horrifying medical ordeal while doctors call her a liar

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Organic canola oil; Is that an oxymoron?

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

First of all, if canola oil is processed from rapeseed oil, which is highly toxic to humans, can canola legitimately be labeled “organic,” just because the farmers aren’t using pesticides or chemical fertilizers? Let’s go back to the drawing board on this one and figure this out before we all consume a boatload more of “organic canola,” thinking the coast is clear.

Organic canola oil; Is that an oxymoron?

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Number of young children on Medicaid taking antipsychotic drugs has tripled in 10 years

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Drugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

If you pay “voluntary” federal income taxes every year to the fraudulent corporation known as the “United States of America,” then you are inadvertently supporting the forced antipsychotic drugging of hundreds of thousands of young children who have fallen prey to the corrupt Medicaid system.

Number of young children on Medicaid taking antipsychotic drugs has tripled in 10 years

 

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Are we really making headway with childhood obesity?

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Weight Health
ByRuss Bianchi

The “fall” in obesity rates among low-income, preschool-aged children in the United States from 2008-2011 that was recently reported by the CDC is making headlines, and Michelle Obama is taking credit, but have we really made any progress?

Are we really making headway with childhood obesity?

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Cell Phone Radiation Changes Brain Metabolism

In CategoryBrain/Mental Health, Music, Television, Technology, Etc, Toxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

A well-regarded and influential team of researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) is on the brink of resolving a long-standing dispute with enormous implications for public health. In a paper due out tomorrow, Nora Volkow and coworkers are reporting that cell phone radiation can affect the normal functioning of the human brain.

Cell Phone Radiation Changes Brain Metabolism

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Flacking for Big Pharma

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

It’s old news that drug companies essentially “bribe” doctors into prescribing their drugs by lavishing them with gifts – branded pens and coffee mugs, free lunches, golf outings, “educational” trips to the Caribbean … all have been regarded as fair game in the past, although now such free goodies are heavily discouraged.

Flacking for Big Pharma

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Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry Celebrates Enormous Successes

In CategoryOral health
ByRuss Bianchi

Today we begin the third Mercury-free Dentistry Week. We set aside an entire week for three reasons.

  1. First, we build awareness of this stark fact: Dental amalgam is 50 percent mercury


Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry Celebrates Enormous Successes

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Monsanto Decimates Their Credibility

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

Monsanto’s “Bt corn” is equipped with a gene from the soil bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), which produces Bt toxin—a pesticide that breaks open the stomach of certain insects and kills them.

Monsanto Decimates Their Credibility

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FDA deliberately deceiving Americans over arsenic in rice, chicken and other foods; contamination now widespread

In CategoryFood and More, Toxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

There is arsenic in rice, and it’s generally higher in brown rice than in white rice. Consumer Reports tested 223 samples of rice products in 2012 and found significant levels of arsenic in most of them, including inorganic arsenic (the really toxic kind).

FDA deliberately deceiving Americans over arsenic in rice, chicken and other foods; contamination now widespread

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CVS pharmacies caught lying about risks of high-dose flu vaccines pushed onto senior citizens with aggressive ‘bribery’ schemes

In CategoryFlu, Vaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

CVS Pharmacies is accused of bribing, then killing senior citizens with high-dose flu vaccines that have an established track record of preceding shockingly high death rates among seniors receiving them, according to a new video by ExperimentalVaccines.org.

CVS pharmacies caught lying about risks of high-dose flu vaccines pushed onto senior citizens with aggressive ‘bribery’ schemes

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Big Pharma: Getting away with murder

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

If a study comes up negative for your favorite drug, just don’t publish it! 68 percent of all drug studies are swept under the carpet to keep those pesky side effects from being reported.

Big Pharma: Getting away with murder

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BPA isn’t the only hormone disruptor: Beware hidden sources like flame retardant chemicals

In CategoryBPA, Plastics, Bottled Water
ByRuss Bianchi

Much of the focus in recent years on hormone disruptors in consumer products and the food supply has been directed at bisphenol-A (BPA), the hidden plastics chemical that was recently found in a peer-reviewed study to be present in the bloodstreams of virtually everyone.

BPA isn’t the only hormone disruptor: Beware hidden sources like flame retardant chemicals

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Israel commits to ending water fluoridation by 2014, citing major health concerns

In CategoryToxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc, Water
ByRuss Bianchi

Israel’s Ministry of Health has made a bold ruling against artificial water fluoridation, reversing more than 15 years of forced poisoning via public water supplies in the Middle Eastern country.

Israel commits to ending water fluoridation by 2014, citing major health concerns

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Sanofi Re-Introduces Rolaids in the United States

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

Sanofi US and its consumer health business Chattem, Inc., have re-introduced Rolaids to stores across the United States. The iconic brand returns after a three-year hiatus in the marketplace and follows Chattem’s acquisition of Rolaids earlier this year.

Sanofi Re-Introduces Rolaids in the United States

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Mold, API contaminants prompt more J&J recalls

In CategoryProducts, Health Dangers, Etc, Toxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

Johnson & Johnson is battling another onset of quality concerns as its subsidiary Janssen is pulling one lot of its Risperdal Consta injection in the US due to a mold contamination.

Mold, API contaminants prompt more J&J recalls

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