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Alert: EPA to Allow Pesticide Testing on Orphans & Mentally Handicapped Children
Congress has mandated the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) create a rule that permanently bans chemical testing on pregnant women and children. But the EPA's newly proposed rule, misleadingly titled "Protections for Subjects in Human Research," allows for government and industry scientists to treat children as human guinea pigs in chemical experiments.
NIH-Sponsored Trial Shows Supplements Relieve Arthritis Pain
Osteoarthritis patients should welcome the results of a new clinical trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that showed that the combined use of two dietary supplements — glucosamine and chondroitin — provided significant pain relief for sufferers of the joint disease that afflicts tens of millions of Americans. In other research, preliminary results from a 24-week clinical trial in Europe found that glucosamine sulfate was more effective in relieving osteoarthritis pain than the pain medicine acetaminophen.
What are the Implications of the Ag Appropriations Bill on Organic Labeling?
It took 10 years for 38 synthetic substances to make their way into products labeled "USDA Organic", when the Agriculture Appropriations amendments kick in, that number could leap to over 500. Under USDA National Organic Program regulations, these products were only required to contain 95% organic ingredients and they could contain certain synthetic ingredients on the National List. Now, with the new Ag Approps changes to the OFPA, the law forbids one to "add any synthetic ingredient NOT APPEARING ON THE NATIONAL LIST during the processing or any postharvest handling of the product."
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HEALING DRUM KIT - CHRISTINE STEVENS
With a venerable history as a healing art, it’s no surprise that scientists are now finding measurable positive immune system changes following one-hour drumming sessions. With The Healing Drum Kit, internationally acclaimed music therapist Christine Stevens shows you how to use the art of drumming to ignite your creativity, release tension and anxiety, exercise the body, and communicate with a power beyond words.
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Commonsense safety is easily overlooked as an integral part of a personal wellness program. In "Prevent Accidents" John W. Travis, M.D., M.P.H., reminds us that most accidents - both in the home and on the road - are easily preventable. He offers a memory jogger to encourage you to take action where you need it.
While weight loss is a high-order objective for most exercisers, most people would prefer to train in a manner that best reduces body fat. In "What Is The Fat-Burning Zone?" Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D. reviews energy systems and calorie utilization during physical activity. Then, he addresses specific training techniques and exercise zones.
In "Natural Substances Offer New Hope For Stress Relief" Leslie J. Kaslof points out that those people engaged in high stress employment are under tremendous emotional, psychological, and physical pressures to perform. They could benefit a great deal from natural, gentle acting approaches, such as flower remedy therapy. He identifies key essences and pairs with type of stress.
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Those using binge eating, self-induced vomiting, vigorous exercise, and abuse of laxatives to keep weight down are also causing severe damage to their teeth. In "Bulimia and Oral Health" Flora Parsa Stay, D.D.S. details how the frequent exposure of the teeth to stomach acids (hydrochloric acid) in vomit, chemically dissolve the enamel. The eroded surfaces result in teeth that are sensitive and more susceptible to cavities and infections.
The key to handling the holidays healthfully lies in balancing your lifestyle during this particularly busy and potentially stressful month. Balance means "to bring into harmony". In "Handling the Holidays Healthfully" Sally LaMont, N.D. discusses balancing diet and exercise and your mental, emotional and spiritual state. To do this, you need to have a clear idea about what will support you in each of these areas and what won't.
Women's Health Detective
Even though they're not diseases, extremely dry or excessively oily skin can pose problems. Diet, environment, and soaps can all add to your skin problems. In "Dry Skin, Oily Skin: Solving Your Skin Problems" Nan Kathryn Fuchs, Ph.D. explains which ingredients will minimize overly dry or very oily skin, and how you can often find inexpensive products that work well.
Measles is a serious, highly contagious viral infection of childhood. The seriousness of measles lies in the potential for complications following the illness itself. In "Measles" Janet Zand, L.Ac., O.M.D. outlines conventional treatment, dietary guidelines, nutritional supplements, herbal treatment, homeopathy, acupressure and prevention.
Find an Alternative Healthcare
The Professional Referral Network contains searchable directories for 20 leading professional associations in complementary and integrative health care, with over 17,000 professionals. Looking for a healthcare professional specializing in herbal medicine? The Herbalism section includes the American Herbalists Guild member database.
Healthy Bookstore - One Earth Herbal Sourcebook
"The One Earth Herbal Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know About Chinese, Western, and Ayurvedic Herbal Treatments" by Alan Keith Tillotson is an encyclopedic treatment of herbology for the layman, and a reference book for the specialist. The book is based on an extensive knowledge about herbs and considerable clinical experience. It covers the area of herbal treatment comprehensively.
Raw Food Materia Medica
Grapes are one of the planet's earliest cultivated foods. They contain beta carotene, B complex, vitamin C, as well as boron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, pectin, malic, citric and oxalic acids. Grapes are easy to digest and considered therapeutic for the lungs, liver, kidneys, spleen, and also a blood and chi tonic.
Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine offers you a vegetarian recipe for "White Bean Dip with Lemon and Garlic."
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For most of us, the modern-day world seems to be spinning faster and faster. Computers, faxes, pagers, car phones and automated tellers, far from saving time, seem to add pressure. "Leisure" time is crammed full of activities, commitments, and responsibilities. Even our children feel the pressure of a chock-full day: school, music lessons, soccer practice, and homework, reports Dr. David Sobel in "Rx: Halting Time Pressure."
Wholistic Spiritual Healing
It is possible to know information without inputs through our five ordinary senses of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. We call these psychic impressions. They provide another level for intuitive awareness. Researchers have dissected psychic abilities into theoretical components. In "Intuition (Part 3 of 5 parts)" Daniel J. Benor, M.D. details telepathy, clairsentience, precognition, retrocognition, and ESP.
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The Psychology of Health, Immunity & Disease Conference
Hilton Head Island, SC USA
December 5-11, 2005
Contact: The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine - 800-743-2226
XIII International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine
Las Vegas, NV USA
December 9-12, 2005
Contact: American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine - 800-558-1267
3rd Annual Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Update
La Jolla, CA USA
January 20-22, 2005
Contact: Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine - 858-587-4404
Mind-Body-Medicine Professional Training Program
Integrate the best mind, body, and spirit techniques into your practice
Berkeley, CA USA
January 29-February 4, 2006
Contact: Center for Mind-Body Medicine - 202-966-7338
Intutitive Healing Course for Health Professionals
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March 2-5, 2006
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