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Was This Surgery Really Necessary?

by Leisa on August 21, 2008

I thought it was incredibly sad when I read that Christina Applegate had undergone a double mastectomy for breast cancer.  I thought the days of this barbaric treatment were over – seeing as studies have shown that it is no more effective than a simple lumpectomy anyway – if you choose to go the surgery path
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Making Up Diseases…

by Leisa on July 10, 2008

That’s right, the pharmaceutical companies are at it again, making up diseases so that they can treat these fictitious problems with a drug.  Which is fine for adults, who, if they only care to research even a little bit, can find out the dangers of prescription medication for themselves, but this latest push is to medicate
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Breast Cancer and HRT

by Leisa on June 5, 2008

In the news this week, an Australian study has shown that there has been a significant drop in breast cancer rates that can be attributed directly to women stopping HRT therapy after warnings of a link came out a few years ago. It is estimated that there was a 40% drop in usage at that time, and
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New Movie – Food Matters!

by Leisa on May 3, 2008

This looks like it will be a great movie! I can’t wait until it comes out and I’m sure it will be one to add to my DVD collection on health topics. You can view the trailer of the movie here WELCOME TO FOOD MATTERS Food Matters is a documentary film informing you on the best
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Crushing Alternative Medicine in Canada

by Leisa on April 30, 2008

Could it happen here? “A new law being pushed in Canada by Big Pharma seeks to outlaw up to 60 percent of natural health products currently sold in Canada, even while criminalizing parents who give herbs or supplements to their children. The law, known as C-51, was introduced by the Canadian Minister of Health on
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There’s Nothing Accidental About Murder

by Leisa on February 7, 2008

When one person kills another through a genuine accident or through no fault of their own it is termed manslaughter.  When one person dies at the hands of another person who is knowingly in charge of a lethal weapon, it is murder. And this is what happened to Heath Ledger, murdered by the medical industry
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The Double Blind Debacle

by Leisa on January 26, 2008

We often hear loud protests from the medical community that natural medicine is “unscientific” because many nutrients, herbs, foods and therapies have not undergone the Gold Standard for the scientific industry – the double blind placebo controlled trial. Natural medicine, because of it’s holistic quality, can never conform to industry standards because you cannot measure
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