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'Serious Violations and Manipulations of Trial Protocol': How Pfizer Obtained FDA Emergency Authorization for Children

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1 in 6 Adults Taking Psychiatric Drugs -- and Doctors Now Prescribing Them for Young Kids, Too

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Antidepressants are routinely used as a first-line treatment for depression, though studies show their effectiveness is on par with placebo and serious side effects such as violence and suicide are often ignored or hidden.

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11 Proven Health Benefits of Meditation

11 Proven Health Benefits of Meditation

The ancient practice of meditation is enjoying a resurgence. Its proven health benefits have been discovered by such unlikely advocates as military programs and corporations

Meditation used to be confined to the mysterious and ascetic world of Buddhist monks. But now meditation is going mainstream

Military programs incorporate meditation to treat soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse. Corporations offer meditation as part of their wellness programs.

12 'Ancient' Natural Alternatives Better Than Drugs

When it comes to traditional remedies, don't mistake "old" for obsolete. In the case of these 12 natural remedies, they may be old, but they really are tried and true

In the modern digital age, information that has stood the test of time is increasingly drowned out by the latest crazes. Health trends and fad diets hawked by fitness gurus offer you endless ways to get fitter and be better than you were yesterday, but how much of their advice will actually "stick" and become multi-generational wisdom?

13 Studies Reveal How Social Distancing (i.e., Social Isolation) Can Increase Mortality


"A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ"

- John Steinbeck

Hundreds of millions of adults and children are now either in quarantine in their homes, or engaged in "essential" travel in the public sphere, while maintaining an unnatural distance from one another, because they have been told this is the best way to protect their individual and the public's health from a deadly virus. But what are the consequences of the social isolation caused by this mass social distancing experiment? 

What is Social Distancing and Social Isolation? 

20 Million Schoolchildren Have Been Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs Known to Cause Suicidal Thoughts

A news article published in 2017 reported that, according to the latest data, a staggering 12.7 percent of all US citizens over the age of 12 were taking antidepressants. Thrive Global, who reported these figures, stated that:

23 Natural Alternatives for Depression

23 Natural Alternatives for Depression

Many people have struggled with feelings of depression, feelings of general sadness, or intense sorrow and grief. Plant products have historically been consumed and utilized for their nutritive and holistic benefits. Many plant materials are being researched for their therapeutic value for our mental health. Here are 23 natural substances which can help to optimize our biochemistry, neurotransmitters and address nutrient deficiencies.

250 Scientists Highlight Concerns With Earbuds

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Wearing wireless earbuds may be convenient but it could be increasing your risk of neurological disorders as they send a magnetic field through your brain to communicate


3 Common Kitchen Herbs and Spices for Anxiety and Depression

3 Common Kitchen Herbs and Spices for Anxiety and Depression

Mental health disorders are often treated with harmful drugs with a myriad of dangerous side effects. Studies show that you can look to your kitchen instead of the pharmacy to ease symptoms of depression and anxiety safely and effectively

44 Reasons Cell Phones Can Cause Cancer

44 Reasons To Believe Cell Phones Can Cause Cancer
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Is there a connection between cell phones and cancer? Here are 44 reasons to believe that cell phones can cause cancer

Cell phones emit microwave radio-frequency radiation. Fact.

This radiation has the ability to penetrate our bodies. Fact.

Our governments do virtually nothing to protect us from these dangers. Fact.

5 Foods That Can Cause Depression

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The food you eat directly affects your brain

5 Rules for Eating Away Your Depression

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The path to wellness is through food

If you are one of the estimated 15 million Americans suffering from depression, you may be surprised to learn that the path to wellness and vitality is through food.

5 Top Anxiety-Relieving Foods

Is anxiety affecting your life negatively? Don't fret -- you can soothe your spirit and hunger with these five anxiety-relieving foods that are good for your body and your mood

5 Top Uses for 5-HTP

Your body converts 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) into the neurotransmitter serotonin, known for its mood support. But 5-HTP, which is produced from tryptophan, may benefit not only your mood but also your sleep, appetite and more

Your body converts the essential amino acid tryptophan into 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), which is then used to make the neurotransmitter serotonin. Because of this, supplementing with 5-HTP may increase serotonin levels in your brain, with beneficial effects on sleep, mood, headaches and more.

6 Best Antidepressive Agents for Natural Mood Support

If your mood could use a boost, these six natural antidepressant agents could help enhance your well-being

7 Facts About Depression That Will Blow You Away

7 Facts About Depression That Will Blow You Away

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What you think you know about depression is probably a myth.  Kelly Brogan, MD exposes the truth behind common misconceptions related to depression.

Adapted from A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, MD

7 Reasons to Love Rosemary

You may not realize it, but you probably have one of nature's most powerful substances in your kitchen right now. Say hello to your new best friend, rosemary

Rosemary is, understandably, one of the world's most popular herbs. When you brush the branches of a rosemary bush, the fragrant aromatics that emit intoxicate the senses. A desirable shrub, rosemary is found in planters and backyard greenspaces the world over, thanks to its pleasing appearance and hardy growth. Culinary and lifestyle enthusiasts favor rosemary for the delicate flavor and fragrance it imparts when cooked and infused in oils.

7 Things Every Health Practitioner Needs to Know About EMFs

Despite the increasing reports of people who report feeling symptoms of “electro-sensitivity” from cell phones, wifi routers, Bluetooth devices and other sources of microwave radiation, mainstream medicine continues to bury its head in the sand and ignore the issue

8 Powerhouse Substances to Relieve Mental Fatigue

When mental fatigue hits you, choose from the most effective natural remedies.

Researchers have found that certain areas of the brain -- the nucleus accumbens, orbitofrontal cortex, amygdala, insula and anterior cingulate cortex -- weigh the costs and benefits of performing a task. If the energy needed is higher than what one gets out of doing an activity (satisfaction, reward, praise), mental fatigue occurs.[i]

8 Proven Health Benefits of Saffron

8 Proven Health Benefits of Saffron

This exotic spice has been used to treat more than 90 illnesses over 4,000 years. Here are just 8 healthy reasons to use more saffron

When the Greek gods Zeus and Hera made love, the land burst open with blooming crocuses. Or so the legend goes.

While the crocus (Crocus sativus) is loved and appreciated as a colorful harbinger of spring, its mythic fame and power come from its vibrant saffron fronds or threads.

Prehistoric caves in Iraq are adorned with 50,000-year-old paintings made with saffron-based pigments.

A Dozen Uses of Probiotics That Will Surprise You

A Dozen Uses Of Probiotics That Will Surprise You

Everybody now knows that probiotics are good for you. But here are twelve recently discovered benefits of probiotics that might really surprise you!

1. Happiness

A Natural Approach to Overcoming Depression

A Natural Approach to Overcoming Depression

The last two decades have witnessed a huge increase in depression diagnoses. At present, one in ten Americans takes antidepressant medication and many of these individuals are taking multiple pills to treat more than one psychiatric illness. Few people will even raise an eyebrow anymore upon hearing about a friend or family member being diagnosed with depression.

A Primer on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A Primer on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

With over a million Americans diagnosed Chronic Fatigue Syndrome it is important to identify natural solutions to alleviate suffering....

All About Asparagus: History, Nutrients and Surprising Benefits

Discover more about the historically consumed and celebrated asparagus, from beliefs around the sulfurous odor it may add to a person's urine to rather surprising health benefits

Asparagus, scientifically known as Asparagus officinalis, is among the top vegetable crops produced in the world, grown in nearly all parts of the globe. It has been widely cultivated for centuries as food as well as herbal medicine.

All About Nuts: Eight Healthiest Varieties

Do you want a quick, easy, no-prep snack that can keep you fueled on-the-go while reducing your risk of disease and death? It sounds nuts -- and it is nuts!

If you are interested in maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle, nuts are, quite simply, a food group you need in your life. Compact and convenient, in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and flavor profiles, nuts are an easy way to boost nutrition and energy levels without any preparation required.

Anatomy of a Science Study Censorship

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Elsevier's "withdrawal" of a small veterinary study breaks all the rules of scientific publishing. The biggest name in scientific literature has produced fake medical journals for Merck's advertisers before, so yanking a study that doesn't pass the vaccine industry's sniff test would be nothing. Celeste McGovern looks at a case study of how Pharma is killing science

Antidepressant Effects of Ayahuasca

One study highlights the efficacy of Ayahuasca, a native Amazonian plant, as a powerful antidepressant in treatment-resistant depression

A study published in Psychological Medicine found a positive correlation between a single dose of ayahuasca and a significant and rapid reduction in depression severity amongst patients with moderate to severe depression.[i]

Antidepressants No Better Than Placebo: JAMA Study

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Antidepressants No Better Than Placebo: JAMA Study

Are "Moody Women" Being Drugged Into Submission By Pharma?

Why Can't A Woman Be More Like A Man?

Women are now almost twice as likely to be on antidepressants as men. Why? 

"Why can't a woman be more like a man?" laments Henry Higgins in the 1964 Lerner and Loewe classic musical "My Fair Lady."  In the show Higgins is stymied by Eliza Doolittle's emotional reactions to his science-based efforts to re-engineer her in his image of a proper woman.

Click here for Rex Harrison's rendition of "Hymn to Him" from the movie. 

Are Coffee Drinkers Happier?

Are Coffee Drinkers Happier?

Does your world appear completely unbearable until you've had that first cup of coffee in the morning? Do you need a java jolt just to deal with your day?

Science now indicates you may actually need caffeine to ward off the blues. Researchers are finding that drinking caffeinated coffee decreases the risk of depression in women.  And the more coffee you drink, the better.   

Are Psilocybin Mushrooms a Game Changer for Severe Anxiety/Depression?

Are Psilocybin Mushrooms a Game Changer for Severe Anxiety/Depression?
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Two studies show why psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms," is being hailed as a game changer for people with severe depression and anxiety

Are You Addicted to Facebook?

When describing the cultural impact of social media, to call it “phenomenal” would be an understatement. But is the overuse of social networking sites like Facebook on par with the use of physically addictive and/or mind-altering substances? 

Are You Ready for Digital Pills?

What could possibly go wrong with swallowing tracking microchips with already highly toxic pharmaceuticals? 

Aromatherapy and Massage Relieve Depression, In Clinical Study

We all know that getting a massage is relaxing and that scents such as lavender and sweet orange smell great, but did you know that these simple, sensual modalities may be a pathway out of depression?

Ayahuasca: This Amazonian Brew May Be the Most Powerful Antidepressant Ever Discovered

Recent studies show that this Amazonian healing elixir has the power to alleviate feelings of depression in just a few hours, with lasting positive changes.

Bayer Needs More Than an Aspirin to Cure its Monsanto-Sized Headache

Better Than Zoloft for Depression: Rhodiola

Better Than Zoloft For Depression: Rhodiola

Will doctors ever opt for an herb over a drug for depressed patients? It may sound unlikely but researchers from the University of Pennsylvania think they should consider it

In a randomized placebo-controlled trial doctors tested the herb rhodiola rosea against the conventional antidepressant therapy sertraline (Zoloft) in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD).[i]

Bill Gates Software to Now Scan Kids to Access Schools

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Blacklisted Health Book Soars To NY Times Best-Seller Status Via Grassroots Support

Blacklisted Health Book Soars To NY Times Best-Seller Status Via Grassroots Support

One of the most important books in the history of psychiatry and natural medicine has just broken through an unprecedented mainstream media blockade, after only one week of intense, 100% organic, grassroots support.

Boost Your Memory and Fight Cognitive Impairment With Sesame

Looking for a delicious way to bolster your brainpower and protect your cognition? Look no further than sesame -- the star player in tahini that deserves to be on your regular meal rotation

Sesame seeds may offer hope for the 10% to 20% of adults over 65 suffering from mild cognitive impairment (MCI). As a potential precursor to Alzheimer's disease, about 10% of MCI cases become Alzheimer's after one year, while 30% to 50% progress to Alzheimer's after five years.[i]

Brain Benefits of Yoga Comparable to Aerobic Exercise

Think you need to pound the pavement in order to obtain the brain-boosting benefits of exercise? Studies show yoga may be just as good as aerobics when it comes to maintaining a healthy brain

A research article published in the journal Brain Plasticity has revealed that regular yoga practice may impart the same functional benefits to your brain as aerobic fexercise.[i]

Can Erectile Dysfunction Be Resolved Naturally

Not feeling as ready to perform, sexually, as you used to? Don't worry -- there's more to getting a strong erection than a "little blue pill." Try these top natural substances to restore your erections, drug-free

Can You Really Be Allergic to Wifi and Cell Phones?

Along with the incredibly fast increase in our use of wireless technologies, the number of people who claim getting health symptoms from exposure to wifi, cell phones or other sources of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) is on the rise

And while the current scientific "consensus" is that this non-ionizing radiation cannot possibly induce health effects besides overheating tissues, an increasing number of independent scientists and doctors are ringing the alarm.

Caught the Corona Virus Blues? Research Shows That Music Medicine is a Powerful Antidote

Research shows that Music Medicine is a Powerful Antidote

English acoustic-physics pioneer, John Stuart Reid, explains how Music Medicine can banish the blues (and fear) associated with the corona virus, while boosting our immune system to help vanquish any pathogen.

Childhood Trauma May Lead to Adult Disease

U.S. health officials find a strong link between early instances of childhood trauma and adult chronic diseases ranging from heart disease and asthma to kidney disease and depression

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