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Get a Second Opinion! Mayo Clinic Find Medical Diagnoses Almost Always Wrong or Incomplete

Wrgon Medical Diagnoses

Seems to me it used to be a common to say to someone with a medical diagnosis to "get a second opinion". It seems to me that this is really wise advice, especially with the startling findings from the Mayo Clinic, as well as other studies.

Why A Loss of Smell Stinks and May Be A Warning Sign of Dementia

Sense of smell

Researchers have found in a new study that the inability to smell peppermint and other familiar smells may be a link to the disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that the rate of dementia is set to triple by 2050 from 50 million to 152 million. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Can our nose give our brain away?

This Albuquerque Policeman Chose Hope in Adopting Opioid-Addicted Baby

Hope Vs. Despair

As Christmas draws near we tend to focus on what feels warm and fuzzy. As the holiday song says: “Let your heart be light. From now on our troubles will be far away.” However, this Albuquerque police officer chose to embrace the harsher side of reality and gave the gift of hope to this opioid-addicted baby. Maybe what this broken world needs a little bit more of this Christmas is a heart opened by love itself.

The Amazing Butterfly Pea Flower, Used in Medicine, Cooking and Tea

Butterfly Pea Flower

I am always amazed at the many unusual foods available from the various places around the world, and of course, how they benefit humans. From Thailand and Southeast Asia, comes the Butterfly Pea Flower, that has been used in medicine, cooking and teas for thousands of years.

A Woman's Struggle With Bulimia - Vomits 30 Times Per Day

Struggling with Bullimia

Emma Oldfield was a 22 year old student who was clearly out of control. Using her student loan to buy food, she would spend a whopping $175 a day on food, mostly junk food like cakes and sweets, and then eat until the point where she was actually in pain.

Why Meat Eaters Laugh at Veganism

Meat Eaters

I realized something when I was a smoker. I had smoking friends who would joke about getting lung cancer. Seriously. It isn't just non-smokers that call cigarettes 'cancer sticks'. Smokers also do it. As well, when I recall a bunch of us outside smoking right after warning labels started appearing on labels. With a french accent, a friend read aloud the french side of the pack. "Le cigarette causent le cancer"! Everyone, except myself laughed.

How Big Pharma Works - Why Americans are Angry and Why We Should All be Fighting for Healthcare Reform

Map of World using drugs

If you live in the United States you must understand our current medical system and I do not mean the Affordable Care Act, but simply how Big Pharma works and why Americans are angry and why we should all be fighting for healthcare reform.

UN blasts excessive medicalizing and torture by psychiatrists: Natural alternatives are the best option for mental health care!

Psychiatric abuse victim

In a significant move highlighting how tragically criminal in nature psychiatry is UN Rapporteurs have hit psychiatry for
the excessive medicalization of mental health issues and for torture which is inherent in psychiatric practices. Clearly non-psychiatric natural mental health care approaches are the only humane and effective interventions for mental health issues.

Ashwagandha is known as “Indian ginseng” due to its rejuvenating properties

Ayurvedic herb

The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.

Having fun with exergaming benefits health

Playing Pokemon GO

There has been a lot of concerns over the years that spending too much time playing digital games can be unhealthy. However researchers are now saying that a type of digital gaming called exergaming which combines gaming with execise can decrease sedentary time and enhance social well-being.

We must stress jobs, not guns and drugs, to cut down on mass shootings


Researchers say mass shootings at schools across the United States have been linked to increased rates of unemployment. An association has also been found between taking psychiatric drugs and violence. We must begin to stress the vital importance of good jobs, financial security and natural mental health care instead of guns and psychiatric drugs to cut down on this violence.