Health

Homeopathy: Should It Be Used in the Treatment of Cancer?

Homeopathy: Should It Be Used in the Treatment of Cancer?

Choosing the right form of treatment is something that weighs heavily on the minds of cancer patients of all kinds. It is a life and death decision that is not to be taken lightly. A person can be swayed by doctors or even family members or friends to take a certain course of action. It […]

Obesity: Is There a Cure for the Epidemic Among Children?

Obesity: Is There a Cure for the Epidemic Among Children?

Childhood obesity is one of the biggest issues in America, yet one of the least concerns of the American government. This is an outrage, and I am writing this article in hopes of a change. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 17 percent of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years […]

Turmeric Curcumin: Most Promising New Treatment in Alzheimer’s

Turmeric Curcumin: Most Promising New Treatment in Alzheimer’s

Men and women who struggle over memory impairment or loss due to Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) turn their attention on turmeric curcumin to alleviate and reverse this staggering trend. Turmeric curcumin is a spice that has been ascribed therapeutic properties like antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral. The medicinal properties of turmeric curcumin have attracted worldwide scientific […]

Spider Venom for Pain Relief

Spider Venom for Pain Relief

Recently the University of Queensland in Australia published the results of research searching for solutions to pain relief. They suggest that spider venom may be the answer. Seven compounds were discovered which could have the ability to block the molecular pathway responsible for sending pain signals from nerves to the human brain. Researchers studied 205 […]

Antipsychotics Overly Prescribed

Antipsychotics Overly Prescribed

If you have a relative in a nursing home who is suffering from dementia, you might want to question the staff about the medications he or she receives. Antipsychotics are frequently prescribed for patients in these homes; the side effects are upsetting and can even lead to their early demise. When dementia patients exhibit symptoms […]

Leprosy in Florida

Leprosy in Florida

Florida has reported three confirmed cases of a disease previously believed to have been eradicated within the United States by most people. They occurred in Volusia County during the last five months. After examining the infected patients, health care officials believe that at least two of them contracted leprosy from contact with armadillos. Scientists have […]

Suicide Rate Rises for Older Americans

Suicide Rate Rises for Older Americans

We’ve been reading about the numbers rising of Americans who live in poverty, and we have also learned about the growing number of homeless, especially children. We know that they are victims of increasing income inequality in the United States. Here’s another group of victims to add to the list of Americans who have suffered […]

Ice Cream, Margarine, and Bread may be Making You Sick

Ice Cream, Margarine, and Bread may be Making You Sick

Wednesday scientists revealed research related to inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn’s disease. If you use margarine instead of butter, buy packaged bread, or like to have an ice cream cone once in a while, you won’t like this. After tests were completed using mice, scientists came to the conclusion that emulsifiers used for […]

Texas Conjoined Twins now Have Separate Lives

Texas Conjoined Twins now Have Separate Lives

The parents were advised months ago to terminate the pregnancy of conjoined twins. The statistics supported the advice the 25-year-old mother received. Approximately 60 percent of conjoined twins are stillborn; not quite 35 percent survive a single day. Those who pass the first two tests receive only a chance of survival between five and 25 […]

Politics and Pot

Politics and Pot

I was 27 years old. My mother-in-law was only 51 when she received a radical mastectomy. Then came the worst, poison was given to her in the form of chemotherapy, and she was so sick she prayed for death. The nausea never stopped. One of the interns who was treating her pulled me aside one […]