Category Archives: General Health

Fast Track Tip #10: 8 Uncommon First Aid Items

Generally speaking, I have a fairly decent first aid kit.  It includes everything from a large variety of bandages to pain killers, antibiotics, essential oils, trauma supplies, first aid books, and equipment such as braces, splints and a blood pressure monitor. That being said, I put the kit together a few years ago and as they ...

How To Reduce Your Risk Of Catching The Flu This Year

We can all breathe a sigh of relief. The FDA has announced that the flu vaccine for the 2014-2015 flu season is ready. This means you can drive down nearly any city street and see at least one flag or spinner, manically suggesting that you “Get your flu shot here!” This means you can now saunter into ...

Statin Drugs Linked To Thyroid Cancer In Women

So, you have been told to 'lower your cholesterol' with drugs. But could it be causing cancer? A concerning new study published in the journal Clinical Epidemiology[i] has found that "statin use is associated with thyroid cancer in female patients." Researchers hypothesized that in the presence of the female dominant hormone estradiol – a form of estrogen ...

What The Chiropractic Movement Needs Most

Chiropractors are on the front lines of alternative medicine, with over 75,000 strong. But they face serious challenges from the conventional medical establishment many of which we at Greenmedinfo.com believe we have solved.  Chiropractic & GreenMedInfo: A Match Made In Biomedical Heaven Chiropractors are by far the largest group of alternative health practitioners in the U.S. today, ...

Phthalates – The Silent Killer

The convenience of plastic in our everyday lives have no doubt made our lives easier. It contains our food, our water, and protects us. That said, have we considered how much it has poisoned us? As favorable as plastics are in our world, there are some concerns to address. Namely, the chemicals that are emitted from plastic ...

Research: Soy Accelerates Breast Cancer

By: Natasha Longo, PreventDisease Previous reports by several scientists in both reputable publications and cancer foundations have stressed the importance of soy to reduce breast cancer. Meanwhile there has been plenty of research to contradict these claims and completely oppose them. Researchers at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York studying invasive breast cancer ...

Fruit By Design: The Cotton Candy Grape

Is it not enough that we have one of the most diverse diets in the world? Yet, somehow eating our daily fruit is like pulling teeth – especially where children are concerned. Grapes are a popular fruit choice, but their tartness can sometimes overpower the natural flavor of the fruit. This is because the natural flavors of grapes ...

Let Them Eat Cake: The First Lady’s “Improved” Public School Lunches vs. The Obama Girls’ School Lunch Menu

Ahhh…fall.  The last long weekend of summer is here.  The weather will begin to be crisp. Fall colors will begin to peek out of the trees.  Kids are going back to school. This year, the kids have something new to rejoice over. Students can be very thankful that First Lady Michelle Obama has become the unelected Food Nazi of ...

Every Prepper Needs Coconut Oil In Their Pantry

Let me start out by saying that I discovered coconut oil about a year ago.  At the time, I was semi-knowledgeable about its qualities the most notable of which were that it was a heart healthy fat and that if stored properly, it had long shelf life.  On the other hand, I also knew it smelled ...

Research Reveals How Sugar CAUSES Cancer

The average American consumes their body weight annually in this cancer-causing substance, and yet hospitals freely feed it to their cancer patients, oblivious to the harm it does. Hospitals feed cancer patients sugar and high carbohydrate diets for a reason: they are abysmally ignorant of the role of nutrition in health and disease -- hence their ...

On A Budget? Pink Slime Is Back To Save You Money!

Remember how horrified people were to learn of the ammonia-soaked pink slime in their ground beef and fast-food burgers? It was so bad that one company, Beef Products Inc., was forced to close several plants and file for bankruptcy after the backlash in 2012. Incidentally, BPI filed a 1.2 billion dollar lawsuit is pending against ABC for ...

Home Remedies For Hair Growth

  By: Madhavi Dandu, UrbanWired.com Dust, heat, rain and our diet; all of these add up to an unwholesome mix that inadvertently attacks and damages the hair. A busy lifestyle ensures that you cannot pay as much attention as you would like to the proper nourishment of your hair. The result?  Dull, lustless and rough hair. Understanding the ...

How To Sharpen Razor Blades For The Long Term

These days I have been doing a lot of thinking about my daily hygiene and beauty routine as it relates to a long term survival situation.  I don’t want to appear frivolous but for me, feeling clean and looking nice are an important part of feeling good about myself in general.  I do not think ...

Home Remedies For Yellow Teeth

We live in an age that is almost ruled by coffee, which happens to be one of the biggest contributors to staining teeth and making them yellow. While step number one for whiter teeth would be to limit coffee intake, for some of us that may not be what we are ready for. So we’ve ...

Ice Buckets: NOT The Cure For ALS

Let's stop pretending like pouring ice on ourselves means anything until we can acknowledge the research that some of the causes and cures for ALS already exist -- none of them involving pharmaceutical intervention. The ALS Association's 'Ice Bucket Challenge,' as of the writing of this article, has grossed over 41 million dollars in donations, which ...

Chemical Reality: What You Eat Is Not What You Need

The following is the first part in a series of articles that will focus attention on the food industry’s success in making people believe that processed and packaged products can pass as food. In this article, I will attempt to bring attention to the definitions of food we know and start unmasking the pesky ingredients ...

Scientists Call For Protection From Radiofrequency Radiation Exposure

On July 9, 2014, 52 international scientists submitted a declaration to Health Canada, urgently calling on government to minimize the public’s exposure to the radiation emitted by wireless devices including cell and cordless phones, Wi-Fi, smart meters and baby monitors. Currently, RF exposure guidelines in four countries. China, Russia, Italy, and Switzerland, based on biological effects, ...