Category Archives: Health

9 Marijuana Policies from Around the World that Are Way Ahead of the U.S.

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"While the US’s officials and media continue to pretend like pot legalization is an unprecedented, far-fetched dream, in Spain, personal marijuana has been legal for decades." While people in Barcelona, Spain are lighting joints up on the street outside of bars as tourists flock to enjoy a marijuana culture that...

12 Facts About Microwaves That Should Forever Terminate Their Use

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Author: Marco Torres

Microwaves are a source of electromagnetic energy (a form of nonionizing form of radiation) electronically generated. When penetrating the aliments, they trigger an inner rotation of the water molecules inside the food. This rotation triggers a friction between the molecules and the result is a rapid growth in temperature. Microwaves use...

Over 60% of Breads Sold in the UK Contain Pesticide Residues

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Author: Damian Carrington

Two in every three loaves of bread sold in the UK contain pesticide residues, according to a new analysis of government data by environmental campaigners. Tests on hundreds of loaves also showed that 25% contained residues of more than one pesticide. The official tests are carried out by the government’s...

Outdoor Spaces May Offer a Drug-Free Alternative For Dementia Patients

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Author: Lizette Borreli

It comes as no surprise that spending time outside reaps physical and mental health benefits. A stroll in great outdoors has been found to lower our stress and tension, prevent cancer, and even trigger memories for those suffering from mental decline, or dementia. According to a recent study published in...

Animals and Insects That Can Detect Cancer and Disease

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Author: Dr. Becker

You already know that dogs have a sense of smell so powerful, law enforcement relies on them to sniff out drugs and explosives and track missing children. Domestic canines are also used to detect the presence of VOCs (volatile organic compounds) from all kinds of cancers and other diseases, sometimes...

Clear Differences Between Organic and Non-Organic Food, Study Finds

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Author: Damian Carrington

Fruits and vegetables
Organic food has more of the antioxidant compounds linked to better health and lower levels of toxic metals and pesticides, according to the most comprehensive scientific analysis to date. The international scientific team behind the new work suggests that switching from regular to organic fruit and vegetables could give the...

Sniffing Rosemary Can Increase Memory By 75%

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Author: Natural Cures

Rosemary has many well known health benefits but scientists are now studying its specific effects with regard to memory with outstanding results. Rosemary (rosmarinus officinalis) is member of the mint family along with other popular and fragrant herbs such as thyme, oregano, lavender and basil. It is native to the...

Contradictory Findings on How the Full Moon Affect Our Sleep

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Author: University of Gothenburg

According to folklore, the full moon affects human sleep. International researchers are trying to determine whether there is any truth to the belief. Studies by a team at Sahlgrenska Academy have found that people actually sleep 20 minutes less when the moon is full. A Swiss research study conducted last...

The Complicated Evolution of Marijuana

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Author: Daily Beast

From an ancient Chinese cure-all to the settlers of Jamestown to Colorado’s legalization experiment, the complicated evolution of marijuana. The extraordinary history of marijuana is so expansive, spanning thousands of years over much of the world’s geography, that a timeline would hardly do it justice. A single straight line fails...

Coriander Oil – Better Than Vitamin D?

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Author: The Alternative Daily

Believed by the Chinese to bestow immortality, coriander, or “Coriandrum Sativum,” is a powerful herb with many health benefits… earning it the name, “The Wonder Herb.” Hippocrates, the famous ancient Greek healer who became known as the “Father of Medicine,” was said to have used and regularly recommended coriander for...