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What We Can Learn 100 Years After the Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918

It has been 100 years since Spanish influenza infected 500 million people around the globe and wiped out an estimated 20 million to 50 million of them. (source) And here we are, potentially on the cusp of another influenza pandemic. H3N2, or the “Australian flu” is making the rounds this year spreading to the UK, among other countries. This map from the UK Sun shows the spread – and the ...Read full article...

Intermittent Fasting: A Good Strategy or a Crock?

A new dietary trend has been hovering over the heads of consumers for a few years, both to lose weight and to improve health prognosis through various metabolic markers. That trend is intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting seems simple in the initial approach but offers an endless number of versions or modalities. Intermittent fasting may sound like keeping your mouth closed, or at least not opening it as many times ...Read full article...

The Flu Survival Guide: Kitchen Remedies and Natural Strategies

If you are a flu shot avoider, like I am, you probably aren’t crazy about the drug store flu remedies. Here’s a flu survival guide loaded with natural strategies and kitchen remedies in case one or more of your family members gets sick. Despite your best efforts at prevention, sometimes the flu just happens.  If you work with the public or have children in school – or heck, even ...Read full article...

The United States will officially allow experiments with Lethal Viruses

Have they ever stop? The answer is yes; officially, at least. But unofficially, experimenting with lethal viruses did not stop. Under Trump, the US government lifted a moratorium imposed by the Obama administration on financing directed to experiments with lethal viruses. In other words, it opens the door to a series of controversial trials that can turn viruses into a deadly weapon, something that was banned since 2014 by Barack ...Read full article...

Drop your Prescription Drugs: Here is how to Prevent and Heal Disease

In spite of what many people believe, pharmaceutical drugs are not useful to achieve or maintain a healthy state, neither physical nor mental. Both physical and mental health are closer to everyone than people imagine. Yet, so many people continue to believe that synthetic drugs are the solution to their problems. Meds provided to the sick by a physician only perpetuate their unhealthy physical state, and those recommended by ...Read full article...

Poor, Obese and unhealthy into the 21st Century

Over 40 million Children are obese according to the latest numbers. Childhood obesity is not just a problem of rich countries. In fact, it is much less so in wealthy nations. According to the World Health Organization, of the 42 million children under five who are overweight in the world, 35 million, or 83%, are part of middle and low-income families. “It’s an explosive nightmare,” says the World Health ...Read full article...

Soda pops contain Cancer-causing chemicals

The caramel coloring in sodas such as Coke and Pepsi, among other includes a cancer causing chemical known as 4-MEI. The chemical 4-MEI caused cancer in laboratory studies and the International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified 4-MEI as a human carcinogenic. This chemical is a by-product of the caramel color manufacturing, which is later put into soft drinks. A less known soft drink brand, Malta Goya, which ...Read full article...

Plastic particles found in drinking Water

Dying due to plastic consumption seems an outrageous thought. But so was the idea that chemicals in plastic could change someone’s sexual orientation; until scientists proved it. As explained in the link above, chemicals in plastic are responsible for countless diseases and, believe it or not, for the change in sexual orientation. The effects that chemicals used in plastic have on animals have been proven without a doubt, and those same ...Read full article...

EU Renews Use of Likely Carcinogenic Glyphosate Herbicide

Monsanto has been selling glyphosate to farmers since 1974 – under the trade name Roundup, used to kill weeds without killing crops. It’s currently the most commonly used herbicide in America – sales today 100-fold greater than when first introduced. In March 2015, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer classified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic in humans” – based on epidemiological, animal, and in vitro studies. ...Read full article...

Sugar is 8 times more addictive than Cocaine

People don’t have sugar cravings, they have sugar addiction. That is the bitter truth about sugar. Just as cocaine addicts do, sugar addicts also reject the notion that they are hooked to the sweet drug, but recent and not so recent research reveals that sugar has the power to make people even more dependent to it that illegal drugs such as cocaine or heroin can. If the food industry, ...Read full article...

Blood Profiteering: Big business, netting billion dollars Annually

Blood is a river of life, providing nutrients to every cell in our bodies while carrying away waste products. Its composed of cells and plasma, the latter its liquid component, comprising most bodily blood volume. It contains other substances vital to life. Other than physicians, especially hematologists and surgeons, few people think about blood unless they bleed, have blood tests, need transfusions or discover they have a blood disorder. ...Read full article...

GMO Pigs used to grow Human organs for Transplants

The cloning of these GMO pigs with all their allegedly inactivated endogenous retroviruses, investors say, solves the main stumbling block to use these animals as an organ source. But we can trust? Would you use a heart grown inside a GMO pig? What could go wrong? A lot, actually. Among the various possibilities that current biotechnology poses for making organs for transplants, there is one that – including transplant ...Read full article...

Monsanto Secretely Edited Round-up, Glyphosate Studies

New reviews have shown that Round-Up, a product made by Monsanto, is not carcinogenic. The weed killer is perfectly safe, despite the World Health Organizations proclamation in 2015 that glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Round-Up, was “probably” carcinogenic. This proclamation was met with outrage from Monsanto and a series of “independent” reviews that all agreed that the World Health Organization was wrong. Of course, Monsanto secretly edited the studies. Dozens ...Read full article...

Novartis using HIV Virus as part of Gene Therapy

The promise of gene therapy has been circulating for nearly a quarter of a century, and the best that can be said of it is that its results have been very modest, and sometimes tragic. In 1999, American teenager Jesse Gelsinger died in a clinical trial where gene therapy was used. One year later, a team of French researchers treated 11 children with a severe immunodeficiency, achieving partial success, ...Read full article...

Most Europeans don’t believe in Anthropogenic Global Warming

Among elitists there is a certain global consensus that seems to have been reached on the need to combat climate change. However, the jury is still out when it comes to how real human-driven global warming is and how responsibility for this alteration should be assigned. A survey of 10,000 Europeans, published last week, shows that most of them understand  the minimal role of humans at the source of ...Read full article...