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  • Dec 4, 2017 0

    By ICIM Member Rindie Coker DN: Eat Your Way Out of Pain

    Eat Your Way Out of Pain To a large extent, the amount of suffering you do with pain is a function of what you eat. Just as you can take a pill to suppress inflammation, you can make a different kind of chemical change by wisely choosing what you eat. We experience pain because of our nervous system...

  • Nov 17, 2017 0

    Highly Vaccinated Populations Still Get Mumps

    More evidence that vaccines don’t necessarily confer immunity. From The New York Times: “Mumps outbreaks are on the rise,” said Dr. Janell Routh, a pediatrician who is a medical officer on the mumps team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 6,000 cases of mumps were rep...

  • Nov 17, 2017 2

    Pharma Companies Sued Over MRI Drug

    Will justice be done? From Business Wire: Chuck and Gena Norris announced today that they have filed a lawsuit against eleven drug companies, including McKesson and Bracco, that they claim are responsible for the gadolinium contrast dye used during the MRIs that nearly cost Gena her life. The lawsui...

  • Nov 16, 2017 1

    Why Flu Shots Are So Ineffective

    New evidence tells us why flu vaccines are only 43% effective, at best, using the most favorable statistics. From Scientific American: Last year’s flu vaccine should have worked well. The strain that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration chose for the seasonal vaccine did indeed closely match the ...

  • Nov 1, 2017 0

    Another Alzheimer Drug Bites the Dust

    Another potential blockbuster drug has flopped. Despite this,  the feds still have natural alternative treatments in the crosshairs. From Forbes: Investors poured hundreds of millions of dollars into Axovant and its experimental Alzheimer’s drug, intepirdine. But in the end, the medicine was no d...

  • Oct 31, 2017 1

    Sit Down and Eat Your GMOs

    Consumers are targeted by the FDA’s newest GMO propaganda campaign. From the FDA: The U.S Food and Drug Administration is announcing public meetings to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, and San Francisco, California, regarding its Agricultural Biotechnology Education and Outreach Initiative. ...

  • Oct 16, 2017 1

    What Caused the Measles Outbreak?

    A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) claims to have the answers, but the analysis is deceptive. From The Washington Post: People who don’t get vaccinated are the most likely reason for the steady increase in the rate of measles and major outbreaks in the United ...

  • Oct 9, 2017 1

    Leyla Weighs In: Getting to the root of acne

    By Leyla Muedin MS, RD, CDN Acne is not just the scourge of teenagers swimming in raging hormones, but in adults too who may have hormonal imbalances (i.e., perimenopause) or other health conditions that present as inflammation leading to a breakout. Rather than resorting to antibiotics which will e...

  • Oct 9, 2017 3

    Ronald Hoffman, MD- Top supplements for immune support this flu season

    ImmPower – AHCC to increase natural killer (NK) cell activity and immune support. One capsule twice daily. AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compounds) are beta glucan compounds derived from mushrooms. They specifically activate NK cells, which combat infections and cancer. In Japan, AHCC is used ext...