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The Changing View On Vaccinations Part 2
by Kimberly Allen, RN Read Part 1 Last month there began a significant outbreak of the measles in Texas involving at least 21 people that attend the Eagle Mountain International Church in Newark, Texas because a pastor at the church has concerns about there being a link between autism... Read more
The Changing View on Vaccinations
by Jeff Clemetson, Editor When ABC announced that former Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy would be added as a host on the popular morning talk show “The View” last month, people were outraged – not because of her bare-it-all past but because of her controversial stance on vaccinations. McCarthy believes... Read more
How The Farm Bill Makes The U.S. Fat, But Makes Mexico Even Fatter
by Jeff Clemetson, Editor While much of the media has been covering how cold-hearted House Republicans are to cut off America’s needy by eliminating the food stamp program from their version of the Farm Bill, hardly anyone has mentioned that both parties leave in place the giant subsidies for... Read more
Online Pharmacies and Counterfeit Drugs
by Kimberly Allen, RN Today one of the biggest reasons health care costs are so high is the cost of medications – that is legitimate medications.  Many people, especially the elderly, are forced to choose medications or food.  It’s choices like this that has pushed record numbers of people... Read more
The Bad Plan B – An Over-The-Counter Monopoly
by Kimberly Allen, RN After a long legal battle on June 10th the federal government announced that it will drop it’s lawsuit to prevent the sale of the ‘morning after pill’ to girls under 17 years of age.  This means that the emergency contraceptive “Plan B One-step” will be... Read more
Are The Rules Fair?
by Kimberly Allen, RN I first heard about the plight of 10 year old Sara Murnaghan around the 25th of May.  Sara is suffering from end stage cystic fibrosis and is in desperate need of a lung transplant.  Having been a family member of a loved one needing a... Read more
The Flaw in Meat/Cancer Studies
by Kimberly Allen, RN Recently the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) posted the results of a “detailed review of more than 7,000 clinical studies covering links between diet and cancer.”  This has lead many people to the conclusion that it’s the sodium nitrite used as a preservative in processed... Read more
Curing Candida Naturally
by Kimberly Allen, RN Candida albicans is a type of yeast that is found normally in the human  body.  Just like the “normal” bacteria that live in our bodies.  These normal flora live in a delicate balance in your body so anything that upsets that balance can lead to... Read more
GMO UPDATE: Peaceful Protests, Threats of War and Blades of Wheat
by Jeff Clemetson, Editor Opponents of GMO giant Monsanto have certainly given it their all these last few weeks. First there was the March Against Monsanto on May 25 that drew over 2 million protesters from around the globe to speak out against the dangers of the biotech company’s... Read more
The Breast Cancer Gene
by Kimberly Allen, RN Ever since Angelina Jolie announced that she had been told she carries one of the “faulty” genes that cause breast cancer and that because of the discovery she made a very personal and difficult choice to take preventive measures by having a double mastectomy, questions... Read more