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ABC: Viagra reducing fetal distress during hospital trial on women in childbirth

The drug Viagra, commonly used for erectile dysfunction, is currently being tested on women giving birth as a way to reduce fetal distress. And just like with preemies, the results are encouraging. A preliminary trial has been underway for 18 months in Brisbane, Australia with the drug Sildenafil (which dilates blood vessels in the pelvis). “University of Queensland […]

6-month-old golden retriever stepped in harms way to stop his owner from getting bitten by a rattlesnake during walk

You all know how much I love animals and this story highlights perfectly why: At the beginning of the month, 6-month-old golden retriever from Anthem, AZ stepped in harms way to stop his owner from getting bitten by a rattlesnake during a walk and was bitten instead. “The retriever, Todd, and his owner, Paula Godwin, were […]

The world lost an area of tropical forest the size of Bangladesh in 2017

OSLO, Norway — It has been a decade since the United Nations launched REDD+, an ambitious program to incentivize forest restoration and conservation in developing countries, as a part of a global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. RELATED STORY: Study: Feeding Cows Seaweed Could Reduce Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 99% The program has […]

As effective as Ibuprofen, is it in your pantry?

Ginger water, apple cider vinegar, and bergamot oil are all known for their health benefits, so what could be better than combining them all into a tasty tea tonic that can be consumed hot or cold? A simple recipe to try is as follows: Ingredients: 1 cup filtered water 1 heaping tablespoon freshly grated ginger […]

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Scott Pruitt resigns after a raft of scandals and 15 investigations into misconduct claims

On Tuesday, the President announced that he had accepted EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s (previously the Attorney General of Oklahoma) resignation. According to Pruitt, it’s been difficult to do his job since the recent “onslaught of scandals,” saying, “…the unrelenting attacks on me personally, my family, are unprecedented and have taken a sizable toll on all […]

Register for this FREE, online Alzheimers and Dementia Summit, July 23-29, 2018

If you have a loved one with Alzheimers or dementia, you simply must register for this free, online summit coming up at the end of the month. “Are you concerned about brain health? Or, of one day not recognizing your closest friend? If so, or if you care about friends and family members dealing with poor […]

11 natural ways to lower your cortisol levels

Cortisol is a stress hormone released by the adrenal glands. It’s important for helping your body deal with stressful situations, as your brain triggers its release in response to many different kinds of stress. However, when cortisol levels are too high for too long, this hormone can hurt you more than it helps. Over time, […]

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Kills more people than car accidents, could a plant be the solution?

With opioid overdose being the No. 1 cause of death of Americans under the age of 50, it’s quite clear we need safer alternatives to pain management. Rampant opioid addiction is so significant it has even led to a decline in life expectancy in the U.S. RELATED STORY: Compounds in herbal supplement kratom are opioids, […]

7 ways to reduce obesity causing chemicals in your home

Research presented at the 20th European Congress of Endocrinology in Barcelona once again draws attention to hormone-disrupting chemicals and their suspected link to obesity. Researchers from two Portuguese universities evaluated current studies on obesity-causing chemicals, also known as “obesogens,” to determine where people are most likely to come in contact with them. Based on the […]