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Two deadliest doctor-prescribed pills if you’re under 50

Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Preliminary data for 2016 reveals the death toll may be as high as 65,000 — a 19 percent increase in a single year. Opioids, narcotic pain killers, are responsible for nearly two-thirds, about 42,000, of these deaths. Between 2002 and 2015, more […]

Divers reveal extraordinary behind-the-scenes details of Thailand cave rescue

On June 23rd, The Moo Pa (Wild Boars) soccer team, ranging in ages 11 to 16, decided to take a detour on their way home from practice and tour a cave. However, after exploring the underground tunnels for about an hour they found the cave had become partially flooded and their exit was blocked. Realizing they […]

Millions glop this ‘protective’ cream on, but studies show it may be useless

While regular, consistent, sensible sun exposure is vital for optimal health and well-being — having many benefits beyond vitamin D production — overexposure can result in skin damage that could raise your risk of skin cancer. This means if you’re spending the day at the beach or engaging in outdoor activities for hours at a […]

Women ingesting probiotics can decrease their bone loss by half

For the first time in the world, researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have demonstrated that probiotics, dietary supplements with health-promoting bacteria, can be used to affect the human skeleton. There are over 400 species of bacteria in your belly right now that can be the key to health or disease. The genomes of the bacteria […]

She died as part of a medical study she didn’t even know she was in

(Editor’s note: This story is from 2017 but as it escaped our gaze we knew we had to share it with you. Please read and share with friends and family.) After the unexpected death of Cristina Belmonte, her husband Manuel Belmonte knew something wasn’t right since the 45- year-old mother of three had no known major […]

Prominent holistic doctor’s body found floating in Bay Area

(Note from Erin: I wasn’t able to write about this immediately as my own father died suddenly from a heart attack while hang-gliding, something he’d done for 40 years. He was turning 81.) Dr Cheung is the latest holistic doctor to be found dead in our “unintended series.” We are now at 93 in just three […]

The most dangerous burger on the market, your body will cringe

Industrial agriculture is one of the most unsustainable practices of modern civilization. The “bigger is better” food system has reached a point where its real costs have become readily apparent. Like water running down an open drain, the earth’s natural resources are disappearing quickly, as industrialized farming drives air pollution, water pollution, deforestation, rising carbon […]

Preventing Tragedy: Tips to protect yourself against ever leaving your child in a hot car

So far this summer there have been a number of sad deaths reported due to children being left in piping hot cars. In fact, according to, 37 children will die this year after being left in a vehicle. RELATED STORY: Breaking: It’s now Legal in Florida to break into cars to rescue hot people AND pets! Truthfully, […]

What is turmeric and why you should use it in food

Turmeric is a yellow-pigmented curry spice that is often used in Indian cuisine. But this spice is far more than a cooking staple. It also has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as well as Ayurvedic medicine. Traditional medicinal uses include the treatment of liver disease, skin problems, respiratory and gastrointestinal […]