Medical Placebo Controversy

A study has just been published that looks into the mostly overlooked ingredients of placebo pills used in clinical trials and medical testing. The results are stirring controversy. Researchers directed by the University of California Foundation Fund examined the data from several major medical journals for a two year period. The intent of the researchers…

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Organic Farming Pesticide: Tobacco

Growing resistance to chemical pesticides and the growing body of scientific evidence showing the link between chemical pesticides and poor health has created a demand for alternative ways of pest management for farmers. Tobacco has just been revealed as a player in the organic pesticide arena. In an article published in the journal Industrial &…

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Asthma Linked To Vitamin D Deficiency

Researchers have been looking for possible links between vitamin D and asthma for years. New research has just emerged that shows a strong connection between the two. The report was published in the online journal American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Results from the study showed that “after adjusting for age, sex, body mass…

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Bountiful Baskets To Use HEALTHandMED Warehouse

This winter season, HEALTHandMED is letting Bountiful Baskets food co-op use their warehouse on Saturday mornings from 6-8 am.  Bountiful Baskets is a non-profit organization that helps people get fruits and vegetables at cheap prices.  Saturday was the first day. Bountiful Baskets Food Co-Op is a group of people who work together for mutual benefit.…

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