Tag: Heather-Callaghan

FDA Bans Triclosan and 23 Other Antiseptics from Healthcare Products

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Triclosan, and to a lesser extent, other antiseptics, have gone through a well-deserved pruning process with the FDA. But it’s not quite over yet. In 2015, the FDA determined that anti-bacterial soaps were no more effective than regular soap. In fact, triclosan – the former active ingredient in many antibacterial products – required…

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Toxic BPA Is All Over Your Receipts – Are BPA Replacements More of the Same?

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Did you know that you will get 100,000 times more Bisphenol-A (BPA) from a receipt than a plastic water bottle? [1] This year, I’m doing my taxes with surgical gloves, because one of the biggest secrets is just how much toxic BPA seeps right into the skin. In fact, when triclosan, an antibiotic…

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Alcohol Damages the Brain More, Marijuana Leaves It Unharmed

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Although alcohol (and caffeine, nicotine, opiates) seem to be the elites’ legal drug of choice for the masses, it is only recently that researchers have unveiled the true, harmful effects of booze. Regular-to-severe alcohol use is not just toxic to the liver. It holds real, measurable consequences for the brain. A number of…

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Man Cured His Pain With Cold Water Plunges After Painkillers Failed

By Natural Blaze A man “took the plunge” only to find relief from his constant pain. A medical case of pain relief after cold water swimming has just been documented by the journal  BMJ Case Reports when conventional painkillers would not relieve him of his post-operative pain. BBC reports: A man who suffered constant pain after surgery cured…

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Trump Overturns SNAP Program with Blue Apron Style Food Delivery Proposal

By Natural Blaze Have you ever wanted to try one of those home delivery meal plans like Blue Apron? Soon, SNAP recipients may receive a box of goods serving as half of their monthly food benefits from the federal government. Of course, it won’t be “gourmet” like Blue Apron advertises and it has nothing to do…

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Nursing Home Residents Getting Less in Food Than Prisoners and Guinea Pigs

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Just on the heels of reports that nursing home residents are inappropriately drugged into oblivion by antipsychotics – new reports have surfaced about the abysmal condition of the food given to people in their golden years. It is reportedly worse than that of prisoners…and even guinea pigs when the cost of the food…

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Scientists Trigger Artificial Photosynthesis, Cleans Air and Produces Energy

By Natural Blaze For those who lay awake at night terrified by so-called climate change, please know that a number of innovations have surfaced to head environmental issues off at the pass. What if there were a way to collect and clean the air and produce clean energy at the same time? (On the other hand,…

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Nursing Homes Drug Patients With Antipsychotics to Sedate Them Into Docility

By Heather Callaghan, Editor We are sad to report that drugging elderly nursing home residents as a form of control is a rampant practice, although there has been a reduction in recent years. While some say the problem is due to understaffing, others point out that it would actually take more staff to care for a sedated…

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BPA Hormone Disruptor Found in 86% of Teenagers’ Digestive Tracts

By Heather Callaghan, Editor A recent University of Exeter study has discovered that nearly all teenagers tested are holding bisphenol-A (BPA) in their intestinal lining. The chemical that makes plastics stronger and more flexible was found in higher amounts in teenagers than in the general public, causing major concern since the hormone disrupting toxicant can affect the…

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