Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians

Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians






Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians The system for managing bushfires in WA (Western Australia) is “failing citizens and the government”, a special inquiry into the deadly Yarloop and Waroona blazes has concluded, and if change does not occur, “then the prospect of a future catastrophic bushfire event is increasingly likely”. Six months after the devastating bushfires […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update A bi-partisan federal effort to open up research on medical marijuana is now underway, it looks likely that Arkansas will be voting on medical marijuana in November, a New Jersey PTSD bill advances, and more. National Monday, congressional marijuana reform fans and foes said they were working together on a new research […]






“Red Flag” Warnings in Massive California Wildfire

“Red Flag” Warnings in Massive California Wildfire






“Red Flag” Warnings in Massive California Wildfire Hundreds of firefighters were struggling Saturday to contain a massive wildfire that has so far killed 2 people and burned at least 100 homes and  ravaging lakeside communities in Central California. The Erskine Fire broke out Thursday afternoon in the foothills of Kern County about 42 miles northeast […]






Historic Flood Ravage West Virginia, 20 Dead and Counting

Historic Flood Ravage West Virginia, 20 Dead and Counting






Historic Flood Ravage West Virginia, 20 Dead and Counting Friday, the West Virginia Governor’s communication director, said some areas were “probably looking at flooding that’s going to be the worst in 100 years.” Tens of thousands of people were without power, and several roads are impassable, hundreds of houses have washed away. At least 20 […]






Nearly 1000 Firefighters Battle Blazes In The Angeles National Forest

Nearly 1000 Firefighters Battle Blazes In The Angeles National Forest






Nearly 1000 Firefighters Battle Blazes In The Angeles National Forest Some residents evacuated from their homes in Duarte and Azusa California were cleared to return home Thursday as firefighters kept up their campaign against the 5,235-acre San Gabriel Complex Fire, which is just 15% contained. About 950 firefighters are battling the blazes in the Angeles […]






Understanding Cancer, Some Clues

Understanding Cancer, Some Clues






Understanding Cancer, Some Clues The common denominator of all types of cancer is that they are able to hide from the immune system. This is cancer’s Achilles’ Heel, and it is this weakness (clue) that could finally lead us to the cure according to some experts. Below are some of the clues that immune scientists […]






San Gabriel, California Wildfires Rage Residents Warned of Evacuations

San Gabriel, California Wildfires Rage Residents Warned of Evacuations






San Gabriel, California, Wildfires Rage, Residents Warned of Evacuations The Fish and Reservoir fires, which authorities are now calling the San Gabriel Complex Fire, burned more than 5,400 acres overnight. The 2 wildfires burning in the Angeles National Forest, dubbed the San Gabriel Complex Fire, are burning out of control, and more residents are being […]






Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet






Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet Some dietary fats can be harmful, but it’s important to know which ones and why. For an in-depth review of dietary fats, please see the Weston A. Price Foundation’s article, “Saturated Fat Does a Body Good.” In summary, harmful fats that contribute to heart disease are primarily as […]






2016 Summer Safety Survival Guide

2016 Summer Safety Survival Guide






2016 Summer Safety Survival Guide Summer has some Pitfalls to avoid: Wildfire, High Temperatures, Hot Cars, and Drowning Many Californians and residents of the Pacific Southwest look forward to Summer all year, what with the long days, calmer schedules with school out plus endless Sunshine. But all trips to the beach, mountains, hiking and swimming […]






Southwest Wildfires Raging in Record High Tempatures

Southwest Wildfires Raging in Record High Tempatures






Southwest Wildfires Raging in Record High Temperatures Update: Wildfire warnings were posted across parts of 3 Western US states Sunday as a heat wave baked the region in record, triple-digit temperatures, stoking flames in California from the coastal foothills outside Santa Barbara to desert brush near the Mexican border. For an area stretching from Southern […]






Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators

Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators






Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators The US Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) published data about 80% of all flowering plant species reproduce with the help of pollinator animals: Bees, Butterflies, Bats and Birds. This accounts for at least 33% of the world’s food crops, including tomatoes, pepper, strawberries, coffee, apples, carrots, almonds, […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update Ohio becomes the newest MM (medical marijuana) state, but you cannot smoke it; a pair of contending Arkansas initiatives are coming up on a signature turn-in deadline; DPA identifies problems with New York’s medical marijuana program, and more. Arkansas As of Wednesday, a pair of medical marijuana initiative campaigns are facing a […]






Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life






Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life There is growing evidence revealing that meditation can make us healthier and happier. For example, brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes the human brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of the cerebral cortex. Additionally, brain […]






Update: Santa Barbara Wildfire, “it is Very Hot and will get Hotter”

Update: Santa Barbara Wildfire, “it is Very Hot and will get Hotter”






Update: Santa Barbara Wildfire, “it is Very Hot and will get Hotter” The wildfire in Santa Barbara County, California has burned thousands of acres and prompted the declaration of a local emergency as firefighters continue into the weekend facing extremely difficult conditions. More than 1,200 personnel were responding to the wild fire, which has been […]






Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them






Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, I is Killing Them Americans have a “sweet tooth” and it’s killing them. The over consumption of sugar has been linked to a variety of chronic health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. It is almost impossible for Americans to avoid sweet stuff because their food […]






The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior

The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior






The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior Nearly 30% of pet dogs exhibit signs of anxiety, including excessive barking, trying to escape, excessive energy, destructive behaviors and aggression. Such behavioral issues are a leading cause of animals being relinquished to shelters, this is unfortunate because often these issues can be easily fixed. Behavior modification […]






Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health






Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health The food industry uses tactics to create misleading data and other sales techniques, but it does not change the fact that junk food is bad for us. People who ate a diet focused on Mac & Cheese, processed lunch meat, sausage biscuits, mayonnaise and microwavable meals with unhealthy […]






Many Businesses that Close Due to Natural Disasters Never Reopen

Many Businesses that Close Due to Natural Disasters Never Reopen






Many Businesses that Close Due to Natural Disasters Never Reopen “All businesses should assess their exposures to hazards and risks to their operations,” said Blake Clampffer, assistant emergency management coordinator for Travis County, Texas. “Fire and Flood are important, however businesses should consider other natural and man-made hazards.” Natural disasters in Central Texas include: tornadoes, […]






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide

The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide The Trends The Top 2 reasons for building Green: client demand (35%) and market demand (33%). The global Green building market grew in Y 2013 to $260-B, including an estimated 20% of all new US commercial real estate construction. This trend is expected to intensify in the coming […]






Loud Music is a Risky Habit for Teens

Loud Music is a Risky Habit for Teens






Loud Music is a Risky Habit for Teens A leading Canadian researcher cautions young people on the dangers of loud music after new research revealed an alarming level of early hearing damage in teenagers. Larry Roberts of McMaster University, Canada, worked with a team of researchers from the University of São Paulo School of Medicine, […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The California legislature gets down to business, MM expansion bills become law in Colorado and Vermont, a “poison pill” California initiative fails to make the ballot, and more.  California Last Wednesday, the Senate approved a medical marijuana sales tax. The Senate Wednesday approved a bill imposing a 15% sales tax on medical […]






Conquering the “Fear of Failure” on the Road to Success

Conquering the “Fear of Failure” on the Road to Success






Conquering the “Fear of Failure” on the Road to Success $F, $GM, $GOOGL, $IBM Browse any American business publication or website and you will find many publications on the value of making and learning from mistakes. The acceptance of failure is inherent in the American culture, a culture that celebrates the individual and each citizen’s […]






Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High

Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High






Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High $MON There are widespread examples throughout history of pest control experiments gone very wrong. Today, the stakes are really high, as scientists are increasingly turning to GE (genetic engineering) techniques to affect environmental change. Already this year the Zika virus, which is carried by the Aedes […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update Illinois’ medical marijuana program is set to be extended and expanded, the Ohio legislature passes a medical marijuana bill, the Ohio medical marijuana initiative is now dead, and more.  Illinois Last Friday, the House approved an extension and an expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program. The House voted to approve a […]






If You Value Your Health Eat Real Food

If You Value Your Health Eat Real Food






If You Value Your Health Eat Real Food As I see it buying antibiotic-free meat is an important step if you value your health. Your best bet is to buy Organically raised grass-fed or pastured meats and animal products. If you are unsure of where to find raw milk, check out Raw-Milk-Facts.com and RealMilk.com. They […]






Saving Bees Must Be a Global Priority

Saving Bees Must Be a Global Priority






Saving Bees Must Be a Global Priority Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s (NYSE: MON) Roundup herbicide, may be playing a role in bees’ deaths around the world According to GMO expert Don Huber, PhD.,, professor emeritus of Plant Pathology at Purdue University, there are 3 established characteristics of bee colony collapse disorder that suggest […]






Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks






Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks Research conducted at the Karolinska Institutet found that engaging in 5 healthy lifestyle habits could prevent about 80% of 1st-time heart attacks in men. The researchers were surprised at how powerful a healthy lifestyle can be, noting: “It is not surprising that healthy lifestyle choices would lead to a […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update US Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) becomes the 1st member of Congress to admit using medical marijuana, an Ohio medical marijuana bill is moving, and more. National On Tuesday,a GOP congressman came out of the closet on his medical marijuana use. Longtime medical marijuana supporter Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) has told marijuana reformers […]






Living Longer with Jasmine Gonzalez

Living Longer with Jasmine Gonzalez






Living Longer with Jasmine Gonzalez Longevity There is a placed focus on the priorities concerned with looking a certain way rather than overall health and longevity. This could lead to the placement of extreme lengths with regard to your nutritional and exercise program alike. This will make it absolutely impossible for you to maintain your […]






TOCCA Life Holdings, Inc. (OTCMKTS: TLIF) Addiction and the FDA

TOCCA Life Holdings, Inc. (OTCMKTS: TLIF) Addiction and the FDA






TOCCA EXPANDS ITS REACH FOR FDA APPROVAL BY DEVELOPING THE FIRST EVER DRUG TESTING TOOL KIT THAT OFFERS PARENTS FREE MEMBERSHIP TO INSTRUCTIONAL ADVICE, VIDEO DEMONSTRATIONS AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, A NON-EVASIVE, NO CONTROVERSIAL ABILITY TO START THE PROCESS FOR HOME AND WORKPLACE DRUG ACCOUNTABILITY. TOCCA Life Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: TLIF) announced that they are […]






3 in 4 Americans Support GMO Labeling

3 in 4 Americans Support GMO Labeling






3 in 4 Americans Support GMO Labeling The presence and labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in our food has been hotly debated by consumers, manufacturers, scientists, and governments alike. A new Harris Poll reveals consumers’ awareness of and perspectives on GMO labeling. Nearly six in 10 Americans (58%) say they’re familiar with the GMO […]






A Ft. McMurray Like Wildfire Could Easily Happen In Australia

A Ft. McMurray Like Wildfire Could Easily Happen In Australia






A Ft. McMurray Like Wildfire Could Easily Happen In Australia As a huge and destructive wildfire burned a path through central Canada, an Australian fire expert has issued a strong warning, “it could easily happen here “It sounds extreme, our cities could burn down, or parts of our suburbs could burn down, but it could happen,” […]






US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans






US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans When analyzed the actual amount of food in the government dietary patterns, are the same old one “done over”. They all consist of about 55% carbohydrates, 32 to 34% fat, and they recommend most of the same foods. There are different nutritional needs for children. Women respond […]






Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem

Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem






Big Pharma’s Drugs in Our Water Supply, A Big Problem Papers published in scientific journals describe fish and birds responding with altered behavior and reproductive systems to antidepressants, diabetes medication and other psychoactive or hormonally active drugs at concentrations found in the environment. They report on opioids, amphetamines and other pharmaceuticals found in treated drinking […]






Ft McMurray Wildfire, Canada’s Most Expensive Natural Disaster

Ft McMurray Wildfire, Canada’s Most Expensive Natural Disaster






Ft McMurray Wildfire, Canada’s Most Expensive Natural Disaster The raging wildfire in Alberta Canada will go down as the most expensive natural disaster in Canada’s history, damaging the environment, homes, businesses and the struggling economy in their path. Recently released data suggests that activity in the Canadian Province was firming near the end of Q-1 […]






FDA Changes Nutritional Information on Food

FDA Changes Nutritional Information on Food






U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a major step in making sure consumers have updated nutritional information for most packaged foods sold in the United States, that will help people make informed decisions about the foods they eat and feed their families. “I am thrilled that the FDA has finalized a new and improved Nutrition […]






A Healthy Lifestyle Can Prevent Many Cancer Cases

A Healthy Lifestyle Can Prevent Many Cancer Cases






A Healthy Lifestyle Can Prevent Many Cancer Cases A new large-scale US study has found that many cancer cases and deaths in individuals could be prevented by following a healthy lifestyle. The team of researchers, from Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, looked at data from […]






New EPA Rules Target Methane Leaks, Flaring & Venting

New EPA Rules Target Methane Leaks, Flaring & Venting






New EPA Rules Target Methane Leaks, Flaring & Venting Following US President Barack Obama’s promise to cut toxic methane leaks at Oil & Gas facilities, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, 12 May announced the US government’s “1st-ever” set of standards to reduce such emissions. The new regulations were criticized by environmentalist critics as not far-reaching enough. The […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update In Oklahoma and Ohio, medical marijuana half-measures are being challenged by initiative campaigns, Oakland tries to create some racial equity in the industry, Maryland initiative hits another delay, and more.  California On Tuesday, Oakland passed an ordinance designed to encourage minority participation in the industry. The city council unanimously approved a medical […]






Smoke From Wildfires Kill People

Smoke From Wildfires Kill People






Smoke From Wildfires Kill People Wildfires like the ones raging in Indonesia cross mountains and oceans, spreading lung-clogging particles and toxic chemicals. The emissions from wildfire smoke have tremendous public health implications. Around the world, billions of people are finding that the air carries a dangerous dose of smoke as wildfires become bigger and more intense. […]






Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight

Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight






Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight In the Spring many people attempt to get a Summer beach body by turning to fad diets, crazy exercise plans, and incredibly complicated calorie-cutting methods. What most people do not know is that the Key to weight loss is much less complex. If you want to lose weight, all […]






The Cycle Opioid of Addiction

The Cycle Opioid of Addiction






The Cycle Opioid of Addiction Sadly, legendary musician Prince appears to be yet another victim of the opioid epidemic. OxyContin became a blockbuster drug mainly through misleading claims, claims Purdue Pharma knew were false from the very beginning. The basic promise was that it provided pain relief for a full 12 hours, 2X as long […]






Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate






Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate $MON Tuesday, one of the nation’s scientific bodies said it found no evidence that GMO crops are bad for human health. In its 400-page report the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says its review of Key studies and years of disease data showed no […]






California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult”

California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult”






California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult” A 5-year drought has left 40-M dead and dried-out trees in California, including 29-M that died last year California may be facing a dangerous and difficult wildfire season in Y 2016 despite a relatively wet Winter, federal officials warned Tuesday. Most of the rest of the country […]






Anti-Aging Drugs Being Tested for Dogs

Anti-Aging Drugs Being Tested for Dogs






Anti-Aging Drugs Being Tested for Dogs Dog owners are eager to find ways to extend the lifespans of their companions. A drug found to extend the lifespan of mice is being tested in dogs in hopes it could not only help them live longer, but possibly humans as well, news report say. Rapamycin, which appears […]






Jasmine Gonzalez: The Hungry Girl’s Guide to Getting and Staying FIT

Jasmine Gonzalez: The Hungry Girl’s Guide to Getting and Staying FIT






Jasmine Gonzalez: The Hungry Girl’s Guide to Getting and Staying FIT Fitness model Jasmine Gonzalez shares her insights to getting and staying fit by revealing many of her own struggles during her quest of becoming a healthier individual. In a society that glamorizes certain ideologies of beauty, Jasmine dares you to challenge these aspects in […]






American’s are Outraged at Obama’s Transgender Directive

American’s are Outraged at Obama’s Transgender Directive






American’s are Outraged at Obama’s Transgender Directive Donald Trump vowed Monday that if elected US President he will rescind the Obama administration’s new directives aimed at protecting transgender people against discrimination in schools and healthcare coverage. America’s conservative leaders are outraged over US President Barack Hussein Obama’s directive to all public schools to allow transgender students to use […]






An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes

An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes






An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes In Y 2012, over 90-M people had diabetes or pre-diabetes, and 1 out of every 2 people with the condition do not know they have it. Lifestyle choices are the best strategies to controlling blood sugar, reducing your risk of diabetes and preventing secondary health problems from the condition. […]






Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet

Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet






Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet The Mediterranean diet has long been hailed as a heart-healthy eating plan. Now, a new study by NU-AGE, a research facility dedicated to investigating nutrition’s role in aging, suggests it can counteract or slow the effects of growing older. At a scientific conference in Brussels, […]






Massive Wildfires are Burning Around the World

Massive Wildfires are Burning Around the World






Massive Wildfires are Burning Around the World Alberta’s unusually early and large fire is just the latest of many huge fires on an earth that’s grown hotter with more extreme weather. Earlier this year, large wildfires hit spots on opposite ends of the world, from Tasmania to Oklahoma-Kansas. Last year, Alaska and California pushed the […]






The Latest on the Ft. McMurray Wildfire

The Latest on the Ft. McMurray Wildfire






The Latest on the Ft. McMurray Wildfire In Alberta, Canada there is a Province wide ban on open fires, including campfires and the use of charcoal briquettes. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went to Fort McMurray Friday to survey the damage firsthand and meet with emergency responders. He was also meeting Alberta Premier Rachel Notley in Edmonton. As crews […]