Archive for ‘health’

October 22, 2017

One in Six Deaths Each Year Is Thanks to Pollution

More than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined.

Source: One in Six Deaths Each Year Is Thanks to Pollution

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September 6, 2017

Got the End-of-Summer Blues? Here’s How Marijuana Can Help

The possibility that a woman could have painless labor became an idée fixe of H. L. (“Doc”) Humes, a literary wunderkind and MIT science prodigy who developed some intriguing theories about cannabis. When his wife was giving birth at their home on July 4, 1977, they tried an experiment involving marijuana, breathing exercises, and massage. Humes gave her some marijuana to inhale just before each contraction and this helped her immensely.

Source: Got the End-of-Summer Blues? Here’s How Marijuana Can Help

September 5, 2017

Why Whole Grains Should Be Part of Your Diet

Headlines and fitness magazines warn that eating grains can make you fat and sick. When you look at the facts, however, whole grains are health-promoting.

Source: Why Whole Grains Should Be Part of Your Diet

September 5, 2017

Does Sugar Cause Diabetes?

The recent film “What the Health” raised the question as to whether sugar or other carbohydrates cause diabetes. Neal Barnard, MD, has answers.

Source: Does Sugar Cause Diabetes?

September 3, 2017

Why Holistic Medicine Is Marketed to Rich White Women

And how this leaves behind those who need it most

Source: Why Holistic Medicine Is Marketed to Rich White Women

September 2, 2017

Sunday Meditation: ‘Be glad what you is’ – j.s.lamb – Medium

My Mom wanted me to be a lawyer or a doctor. I wanted to be a rock star but became a journalist. Nobody lived happily ever after.

Source: Sunday Meditation: ‘Be glad what you is’ – j.s.lamb – Medium

September 1, 2017

The Cardiothoracic Surgeon Who Believes CBD Is the Future of Medicinal Marijuana

For the last seven years, Sanjeev Sharma, a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon based in the Pacific Northwest, has centered his…

Source: The Cardiothoracic Surgeon Who Believes CBD Is the Future of Medicinal Marijuana

February 25, 2017

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day – BBC News

More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.

Source: Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day – BBC News

February 22, 2017

Germany Bans Meat at All Official Functions! The Reason They Did it Is Even Better | One Green Planet

Every government should do this.

Source: Germany Bans Meat at All Official Functions! The Reason They Did it Is Even Better | One Green Planet

February 21, 2017

Forks Over Knives | The Plantrician Project: Educating Doctors and Nurses to Use Nutrition as Medicine

Have you asked your doctor questions about nutrition and diet? Did your doctor discuss with you the importance of good nutrition? Probably not. Most doctors don’t have the training or education to effectively discuss nutrition with their patients. To bridge… Read more

Source: Forks Over Knives | The Plantrician Project: Educating Doctors and Nurses to Use Nutrition as Medicine