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Wine & coffee are good for your gut, scientists say

Wine & coffee are good for your gut, scientists say

Dutch scientists have put a new spin on the Victorian mantra “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” A cup of coffee or a glass of wine also appear to help maintain “good” bacteria in the gut, a new study has found. Large-scale DNA analysis enabled researchers to examine what factors affect the diversity […]

The Unseen Enemy PTSD Continues To Take Its Toll

The Unseen Enemy PTSD Continues To Take Its Toll

PTSD is really a reaction to being exposed to death, and anyone who’s been exposed to death in even a single incident, like a car accident ~ you don’t want to go back and think about that all the time. But you can’t not think about it.

Psychological, Emotional, and Moral Injuries of War

Psychological, Emotional, and Moral Injuries of War

How we characterize the injuries sustained by veterans in war is crucial both to our understanding of the war experience and to the healing process. I have argued elsewhere that to ignore, trivialize or subsume the whole of the veterans’ readjustment difficulties under the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) umbrella as mental illness is misguided and […]

Nano-sized particles cure final-stage breast cancer in mice – breakthrough study

Nano-sized particles cure final-stage breast cancer in mice – breakthrough study

Nanotechnology has helped scientists cure mice which have breast cancer in its terminal stage. The study could be a turning point in treating the disease with clinical trials on human patients expected to be conducted as early as next year. “I would never want to over-promise to the thousands of patients looking for a cure […]

VA Expands Hepatitis C Drug Treatment

VA Expands Hepatitis C Drug Treatment

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it is now able to fund care for all Veterans with hepatitis C for Fiscal Year 2016 regardless of the stage of the patient’s liver disease. The move follows increased funding from Congress along with reduced drug prices.

Tap Into The Field And Heal Yourself In The Process

Tap Into The Field And Heal Yourself In The Process

As a still active and joyful Octogenarian at 82 as well as a disabled veteran it is important for me and those that follow to leave a paper trail that leads to the Unified Field as well as all my experiences of surrendering to this joyful state of consciousness that lies not only beyond time and space but also beneath our deepest fears.

Busted: Republicans Make the Case for Obamacare?

Busted:  Republicans Make the Case for Obamacare?

By Christopher Flavelle for Bloomberg The Republican presidential candidates are pitching Obamacare. Marco Rubio wants to “ensure those with pre-existing health conditions can get access to affordable coverage.” Ted Cruz wants to “delink health insurance from employment.” Jeb Bush favors letting employers “use financial incentives to encourage wellness programs.”John Kasich wants to use episode-based payments to […]

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

Apart from the mainstream portrayal of Russia as a ruthless expansionist dictatorship (a portrayal too ludicrous to merit attention here), most awake commentators fall into one of two camps.

Superbug Gene Has Reached at Least 19 Countries

Superbug Gene Has Reached at Least 19 Countries

John Tozzi for Bloomberg Just two months ago, researchers in China identified a gene that can make bacteria resistant to a last-resort antibiotic called colistin. It was a bombshell discovery for people who follow superbugs. Now that gene has been detected in at least 19 countries, and scientists are alarmed. Colistin is what doctors give […]

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