Archive for ‘health’

March 5, 2019

The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To

Today, National Nurses United announced their plan to mobilize across the Country in support of the Medicare for All Act (HB1384) introduced earlier this week by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, with support

Source: The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To

February 17, 2019

Monkeys With Superpower Eyes Could Help Cure Color Blindness

Squirrel monkeys don’t see color like people. But inject their eyeballs with a genetically engineered virus and they suddenly can perceive a new rainbow. The same trick could someday be used on color-blind people.

Source: Monkeys With Superpower Eyes Could Help Cure Color Blindness

August 13, 2018

WOW! This Woman Walked the Equivalent of Half of Earth’s Circumference to Raise Awareness About Water Pollution – One Green Planet

Since then, the amazing Mandamin has walked an estimated 25,000 kilometers — the equivalent of half of Earth’s circumference — to promote the importance of saving our water.

Source: WOW! This Woman Walked the Equivalent of Half of Earth’s Circumference to Raise Awareness About Water Pollution – One Green Planet

February 18, 2018

You Will Probably Be Surprised After Calculating the Impact of Your Meat Consumption on the Environment and Yourself

One of my resolutions this year is to eat less meat. As a lifelong carnivore, this task has already proven to be easier said than done. The major challenge comes down to changing my habits. After years of enjoying bacon with my eggs for breakfast, I now associate its comforting greasy taste with the feeling of fullness. So how do I—and others like me—overcome this obstacle? One big challenge is finding a way to stay motivated.Enter the Meat Blitz-Calculator.

Source: You Will Probably Be Surprised After Calculating the Impact of Your Meat Consumption on the Environment and Yourself

January 26, 2018

Dr. T. Colin Campbell Declares ‘War on Cancer’ Is Failing As Professionals Ignore Connection to Animal Protein – One Green Planet

Campbell hasn’t backed down on his long-held beliefs and in a series of six peer-reviewed articles, all available on PubMed, he has declared that “The war on cancer has failed.”

Source: Dr. T. Colin Campbell Declares ‘War on Cancer’ Is Failing As Professionals Ignore Connection to Animal Protein – One Green Planet

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

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