Rethinking Cholesterol and Heart Disease Risk with Cardiologist Michael Ozner, MD

You might think cholesterol alone is the key indicator of a healthy heart, but it’s not the “root” cause. Learn how atherogenic lipoproteins become the deciding factor that leads to heart disease. Learn how to reduce your heart disease risk and the importance of omega-3 fatty acids. Rethinking Heart Disease Risk and Cholesterol What’s the

Body Scan Meditation & Cancer

Many people turn to stress-reduction techniques like relaxation breathing, guided imagery, meditation, aromatherapy and the body scan meditation practice, because having to deal with cancer is so stressful. Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) and body scan meditation is recommended to be done together by therapists, wellness counselors and stress reduction teachers to help keep muscle tension

Statins & Diabetes

Most older women are prescribed statins that have high levels of blood cholesterol, but the effects of the drug have not been well-studied in this group as it seems was done in other groups. There is currently a new study from Australia that find older women taking statins to lower cholesterol may have a significantly

Fighting Ovarian Cancer: The Search For Better Outcomes

Contrary to popular belief, ovarian cancer is actually not a silent killer. There are certain indicators; it’s just that the way they manifest is usually mistaken for something else. As a result of this, the disease continues to take the lives of around 15,000 women each year in the United States, most of whom are

Is Ben & Jerry’s Protecting the Environment?

Their ice cream sure is good but are they contributing to destroying our environment? This ice cream icon started in Vermont in 1978 and claims to be as devoted to stewardship to the environment as it is to creating new ice cream flavors. The friendly image propelled the brand into one of Unilever’s (their corporate

Michael T. Murray, ND: You’re Only as Healthy as Your Gut

Hippocrates asserted that all health, as well as all disease, begins in the gut. Natural health author and Bastyr University Board of Regents member Michael T. Murray, ND, wholeheartedly agrees. “I really think that in this day and age, we need to rediscover the importance of gut health,” this modern-day Hippocrates affirmed. There’s a growing

Every action has a reaction

Not long ago, Mike Adams wrote an article regarding karma. I would like to add to that. First and foremost, the driver of a vehicle and the vehicle are two separate entities. Just like it takes a driver to drive a car it takes the driver of the body to drive the bodily vehicle. One

Visualization and Cancer: Do Happy Organs Mean Healthy Organs?

Now what in the world do I mean by happy organs? And what does this silly concept have to do with health anyways? As it turns out, quite a lot. Recent research shows that the process of visualization can significantly increase your health, and it’s not by chance. Focused meditation can actually change your brainwaves,

Drug-Free Means of Managing Anxiety

Anxiety disorders affect over eighteen percent of the American population. In fact, the World Health Organization claims that the U.S. is one of the top three countries most affected by depression and anxiety. Many would argue that this is no surprise. Stress is rampant, after all, in America. While civil war isn’t ravaging the American

Questions that are hard to answer

If you have sex with a prostitute against her will, is it rape or shoplifting? Can you cry under water? How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered? Why do you have to ‘put your two cents in’, but it’s only ‘a penny for your thoughts’?