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Dangerous heavy metals in our diet: How healthy are the foods you eat?

MILWAUKEE, April 8, 2014 – According to the health site Natural News, many popular everyday foods contain heavy metal contaminants, including mercury. So just how healthy are the foods you eat regularly? ”Our research shows that many common foods contain mercury and other contaminants,” said Natural News. “We are finding and documenting heavy metals in all ...

Preventing child abuse, honoring the youngest among us

SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2014 — The devastation of child abuse will be brought front and center across America this April through the impact of the Blue Ribbon Campaign. Childhood abuse comes in many forms; these include psychological and emotional abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse, and abuse by neglect. It strikes children in families everywhere, regardless ...

Alcohol Awareness Month is nothing to joke about on April 1st

SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2014 — April Fool’s Day marks the beginning of Alcohol Awareness Month,  and it is no laughing matter. Established in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), the theme for this year’s Alcohol Awareness Month, “Help for today. Hope for tomorrow.” raises awareness for the millions of ...

Springtime ignites with melodious birdsong

SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2014 — Gracing humanity with their melodious symphonic sounds, North American songbirds call attention to the advent of springtime. Many species of songbirds fly northward from faraway lands imbued with migratory passion. This predictable migratory event is fueled by their desire to find plentiful food supplies, suitable mates, and ideal nesting ...

Are food and environmental toxins the cause of Fibromyalgia?

VIRGINIA, March 21, 2014 — Fibromyalgia research is now focusing on toxins from the environment, foods and manufacturing as accomplices of central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS) damage that wreaks havoc with hormone balance, immunological system (IS), chronic inflammation and disrupted physiological homeostasis. READ ALSO: Fibromyalgia Part 1: The final frontier The problem ...

Springtime: A glorious time for spring cleaning and renewal

SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 — For those residing in the northern hemisphere of the Earthly globe, springtime is upon us. With spring’s promise of rebirth and new beginnings, few can deny the experience of pure joy created by seeing melting snow, blossoming leaves, or blooming flowers and hearing the sound of nature’s melody created ...

Fibromyalgia Part 1: The final frontier

VIRGINIA, March 15, 2014 — There seems to be a great deal of “fibro-speak” on the internet, resulting from a proliferation of studies and research, as well as a great deal of opinion. Most of the accurate information deals with how to treat the symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Studies and research findings of possible causes tend ...

When death is imminent and doctors lie

VIRGINIA, March 7, 2014 — Sherrie Black had a hard 2013-14 winter, with repeated pneumonia, unexplained weight loss and chronic pain. After her pneumonia cleared up, she went for another chest X-ray followed by and MRI then told she had a mass in her left lung. Sherrie wasn’t worried because she had a lung x-ray ...

National Renewable Electricity Standard will raise electricity prices

CHICAGO, February 28, 2013— In December, Representatives Jared Polis (D Colorado), Ben Ray Luján (D New Mexico), and Ann Kuster (D New Hampshire) introduced the National Renewable Electricity Act of 2013 (RES Act) into the US House of Representatives. The act mandates that all US retail electrical suppliers buy an increasing amount of electricity from renewable energy sources, ...