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Border Collies “Run Like the Wind” To Reforest Chile

February 15, 2018 at 3:39 pm




Two sisters and their amazing dogs have taken it upon themselves to plant thousands of trees after Chile’s massive forest fires

Over a million acres burned in the largest fire of Chile’s  history in January of 2017, leaving a charred wasteland in place of beautiful old growth forests.

In March of 2017, citizen-hero Francisca Torres and her three border collies set out to do something about it.

Only 180 Left: Act Now to Save Florida Panthers

February 13, 2018 at 11:56 pm




There are only an estimated 180 Florida panthers left on Earth,  pushed to slivers of land that total just 5 percent of their historic range.

The Eastern cougar was declared officially extinct last month. The window of opportunity to protect their Florida panther cousins from the same destiny is very short.

Women Who Wear Makeup Absorb 5 Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Per Year

February 12, 2018 at 10:24 pm




The average woman puts 515 synthetic chemicals on her skin every day. 60 percent of what we put onto our skin is absorbed into our bodies.

Emerging research on the sheer volume of toxic chemicals entering women’s bodies through their cosmetics brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “it hurts to be beautiful.”

Why Probiotics Are The Most Effective Weight Loss Pills Ever

February 11, 2018 at 3:05 pm




By digesting our food and helping us get the maximum energy out of each calorie, getting new gut bacteria decreases our appetite and even changes the foods we crave.

Scientists are discovering changing a person’s gut bacteria transforms everything about them, including their weight.

More than Half of Breast Cancer Detected by Mammograms is “Overdiagnosed,” Study Finds

February 11, 2018 at 3:18 am

Nearly 60 percent of women diagnosed and treated for stage 1 breast cancer detected by mammography never had breast cancer, according to a bombshell study published in The British Medical Journal

The implications of the latest and largest mammogram study to date are shocking and disturbing:

If you or a loved one has undergone surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy for stage 1 breast cancer detected by a mammogram, there’s a 60-percent chance it was all for nothing, according to a Dutch study of 8 million women.

Horseback Riding Reduces PTSD Symptoms in Veterans by 87 Percent

February 9, 2018 at 6:47 pm




A new study finds veterans’ PTSD scores plummet after six weeks of horseback therapy

Veteran’s Hospitals are teaming up with veterinarians to find desperately needed alternative therapies for the 23 million American military veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder each year.

You Are 99 Percent Bacteria, Stop Fighting It and Start Feeding It

February 7, 2018 at 1:01 am




99 percent of the genetic material in our bodies is bacterial. Change the bacteria and you change the whole person, scientists are discovering.


Whether by dietary changes, probiotic pills or even fecal transplants, changing our gut bacteria can reverse autism, depression and obesity and cure all kinds of disease, says Rob Knight, founder of the American Gut Project.

Coconut Rose Water Kefir Has More Probiotics than Kombucha, and It’s Easier to Make

February 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm




Water kefir has twice as many strains of beneficial bacteria as kombucha and takes as little as 24 hours to brew

 

Amazon Ramps Up Sweatshop Conditions in Warehouses with Tracking Bracelets, While Whole Foods Workers Revolt Under the Behemoth’s New Reign

February 3, 2018 at 5:10 pm




Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos now holds the reins at Whole Foods. Photo Credit: Salon

Conditions in Amazon’s warehouses have been called “worse than Walmart” and are about to get even worse with wristbands that track workers’ every move and nudge their hands in the right direction when they make a mistake.

Tattoos Embed Carcinogenic Heavy Metals into Your Lymph Nodes

February 2, 2018 at 8:39 pm





Almost half of tattoo inks contain “unsafe levels” of heavy metals and other carcinogens, according to the European Commission. A recent study found these toxins travel from our skin to our lymph nodes. Safer options are available.

Forty-three percent of the 358 tatoo inks analyzed by the European Union’s Joint Research Centre last year contained “unsafe levels” of carcinogenic polyaromatic hydrocarbons. They also contained arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury and nickel, all known or probable carcinogens.