Health Care Is a Human Right

The goal of real healthcare reform must be high-quality, universal coverage in a cost-effective way. We must ensure, to as great a degree as possible, that the money we put into health coverage goes to the delivery of healthcare, not to paper-pushing, astronomical profits and lining CEOs’ pockets.

Stop Cancer & Heart Disease

lower your cancer risk

A study of more than 100,000 men and women over 14 years finds nonsmokers who followed recommendations for cancer prevention had a lower risk of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and all-causes.

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Aggressive Breast Cancer

A recently published study finds low blood levels of vitamin D may promote more aggressive breast tumors.

The relationship between between low vitamin D levels and higher risk of developing breast cancer has been previously documented in numerous studies. Women with inadequate intake of Viamin D or with low blood levels (below 55ng/ml) have very poor prognosis and higher risk of metastatic disease and death from breast cancer.

Saffron | Research Shows Anti-Cancer Activity

Saffron, Crocus sativus, also known as Hong Hua in Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine,  has been used both as a culinary spice and as a medicinal botanical on many continents throughout history for over 3,000 years….

Alternative Medicine is Chosen by 83% of Cancer Patients

30 Reasons Why 83% of all Cancer Patients choose Alternative Medicine and Integrative Cancer Care: To improve my survival. To decrease fear, hopelessness and despair. To take control. To feel empowered. To use safe and non toxic therapies. To have Humane, Caring and Compassionate Whole Person Patient Centered Care. To be proactive and take control and take charge of and participate in decisions.. To manage side effects. To improve quality of life………

Breast Cancer Rates are Rising| Protect Yourself

After a brief decline from 2002-2003 women are being diagnosed with breast cancer at  increasing and alarming rates.An article posted on CancerConnect News states that there was only a brief decline in breast cancer rates…

Acupuncture Relieves Anxiety Before Surgery

Who is calm and relaxed before surgery? I don’t know too many patients who are not anxious before surgery. Patients participating in a study in China who received acupuncture prior to surgery reported a greater than 50% decrease in their anxiety.