I’m a mama to two young boys who are both circumcised. I didn’t think anything of it in the hospital when I was asked if we were going to go through with it. I simply just did it because I thought that’s what was best, and I assumed it’s what everyone else did. Turns out, […]
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The Reality of Prescription Medication – Abuse vs Necessity
Heath Ledger. Michael Jackson. Brittany Murphy. You might recognize some of these names as great American actors or performers, but what else do they have in common? They all died from lethal doses and combinations of prescription medication. Prescription medication is reported to be on the rise in the last decade â meaning more doctors […]
The Truth About Drug Companies
Do you really think drug companies care about your health? Or do they care about your money? From what I’ve learned, I think the people behind these companies are immoral and sometimes even criminals. For example, the massive drug company, Eli Lilly, has just been ratted out by a former senior manager of the company […]
Over-Medicating Our Children…Abuse By the Pharmaceutical Industry?
Over-Medicating Our Kids This school year, beware of those who try to influence you to put your children on drugs. The number of kids on drugs in the US is astronomical. When IÂ read things about Big Pharma’s push on drugging children, my face starts to turn bright red and I start to foam at the […]
PEDs and What They Mean for Your Athlete
For those of you who are living in Wisconsin or who pay attention to professional sports even a little, you’ve probably heard of (and are getting sick of hearing about) the Ryan Braun doping controversy. If you haven’t heard about this controversy, well, congratulations…seriously! It’s all over Wisconsin news and if you can’t tell by […]
The EpiPen Ripoff
In my post onÂ Detoxing for Allergy Relief, I shared my allergy history and issue with allergic anaphylaxsis. Since I was diagnosed in my 20’s, I’ve carried around an EpiPen. My pen had expired awhile ago and recently I went to get my prescription filled for a new one. I was shocked and dumbfounded that this […]
Omega 3 Fish Oil and the Prostate Cancer Controversy
“Eating a lot of oily fish or consuming omega supplements may not be good for a man’s health.” That’s the lead-in sentence in the article Omega 3 Fish Oils Linked to Prostate CancerÂ in Medical News Today. Rather attention-getting, isn’t it? Medical News Today reported on theÂ research paperÂ from The Journal of the National Cancer Institute,Â Plasma Phospholipid […]
Help Stop Durbin’s Dietary Supplement Labeling Act!
“Make no mistake, there is a well orchestrated campaign underway to take away your rights and access to vitamins and supplements.” Dr. Joseph Mercola Here we go again! Â If taking supplements is a part of your daily regimen, pay attention! Senator Durbin will be up for re-election in 2014, so he’s already hard at work […]
Milk With Aspartame – Safe For Children, Safe for You?
Late February, Natural News shared, “TheÂ U.S. dairy industry petitions FDA to approve aspartame as a hidden, unlabeled additive in milk, yogurt, eggnog and cream.” According to the IDFA and NMPF,Â hidingÂ aspartameÂ from consumers by not including it on the label actuallyÂ helpsÂ consumers. Would this make you feel “helped”? In this case, is it ok to hide ingredients from […]
Five Overrated Heart Health Myths to Ignore!
February is all about heart health and there’s plenty of advice out thereÂ from the mainstream medical communityÂ on how best to take care of your heart. Over the years you’ve heard a number of recommendations on how to avoid a heart attack. Here are five myths you’ve been hearing for years and why we think they’re […]