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Awaiting release in Florida: GM mosquitoes with possible link to the Zika Virus

As the World Health Organization prepares to convene an emergency committee under international health regulations on Monday February 1, many are now wondering exactly where the Zika virus came from.

Seemingly coming out of nowhere, Zika went from its first discovered case in 1947 and sporadic appearances up until last year, the virus is now in outbreak stage with WHO officials concerned that it may become a pandemic. World health researchers seem perplexed as to the genesis of the virus or at least, the sudden appearance and rapid spread of it in 2015.

Comment: Who launched the fake Zika epidemic story? WHO, that's who


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Boost attention skills: Learn new information or use existing knowledge in new ways

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Simply learning new information or using existing knowledge in new ways can help boost attentional skills, a new study finds.

It's just the same way that young children learn to 'train' their brains: they learn new things about the world.

Acquiring knowledge and then thinking about how it fits into what we already know helps boost our attention.

The study itself used objects on a computer screen.

People grouped them into categories while researchers measured their brain waves.

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'Kohl's Cares' is using your donations to fund vaccines

A popular department store chain encourages its customers into believing "Kohl's Cares" with its namesake program designed to help children. However, these fundraising efforts seem to be aimed at vaccinating children across the United States.

Since its inception, Kohl's Cares has raised $257 million with its popular merchandising campaign, which uses stuffed animals, books, and other children's items to raise money in the name of charity. Kohl's operates almost 1200 stores in 49 states. [1]

Sadly, much of this money has been used to fund vaccines.

Comment: Big Pharma and corporate media team up for Pro-Vaccine propaganda


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Who launched the fake Zika epidemic story? WHO, that's who

This is an article that explains a great deal—but, with apologies, it involves a line of reasoning, in order to reach a conclusion. That means some readers (not my regular readers) may find it odd. Some readers with short attention spans may suddenly want to switch to a wrestling show or a shopping network. To them I say: give this a try; it does have a payoff; it has its own kind of shock and surprise; explosions do go off in the mind; it is like a ten-car pile-up on the interstate in the fog, late at night; and there is a very nasty plot.

Out of nowhere, a month ago, we were told there was an outbreak of microcephaly in Brazil: over 4,000 cases of babies born with small heads and brain impairment.

The Brazilian researchers then went in and took a closer look at that figure. They walked it back and said there were, at best, only 404 confirmed cases of microcephaly.

Going from 4,000 cases to 404 cases was a revelation. It means there is no reason to claim, so far, that there is an epidemic of microcephaly.

Comment: As with all public health scares from Ebola, to SARS, to swine flu and beyond, it's imperative to have a peek behind the curtain and not just take what the so-called health authorities say as gospel truth.


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We are living in the age of Aluminium: Mineral waters can help you detox from Aluminium toxicity

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Aluminium symbol from the periodic table. Human exposure to aluminum has increased significantly in recent times, experts say.
"What seems to have happened is that aluminium was not bioavailable in the world's biota until early in the industrial revolution, and so, it just had no place in any biochemical reaction that was normal...Where it does occur now...we live in what's called the age of aluminium, it shows up in so many products. Again, it's great stuff to make airplanes and computers out of, but it shows up in our food...our water...air...in our medicines...our antacids...So we increasingly have this compound that is not part of any normal biochemical process, on Earth...that now can only go in and do havoc, which is exactly what it does. It causes all kinds of unusual biochemical reactions in the body, including the brain."Dr. Chris Shaw, a Neuroscientist and professor at the University of British Columbia (source)
Aluminium is a common metal found in the environment that generally is not toxic. But the amount of aluminium now added to a variety of everyday foods and products, and used in industrial processes, has created an aluminium overload that proves toxic to our bodies.

Comment: Aluminium - The Silent Killer


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Frankenfish update: Genetically modified salmon is stuck in a labelling limbo

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Just two months after the Food and Drug Administration approved genetically modified salmon for human consumption, the FDA is now banning the fish until the agency can agree upon how to label it.

Last November, the FDA cleared GM salmon after a 20-year approval process, making salmon the first genetically modified animal slated for human consumption. Under the original provisions of the clearance, the salmon, known as AquAdvantage salmon and produced by the Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies, would not have to be labeled as a GM product. Consumer groups responded with outrage that they might unknowingly consume what they dubbed "Frankenfish."

Comment: Freakiest Things About Frankenfish:


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Medical civil disobedience in America

"There are two types of laws, one is a just law and one is an unjust law. I think we all have moral obligations to obey just laws, on the other hand I think we have moral obligations to disobey unjust laws because noncooperation with evil is as much a moral obligation as cooperation with good." - Martin Luther King Jr.
The People have rallied and petitioned in California to no avail. The mainstream media has stayed silent to parents needs writing stories favoring their admitted drug company sponsors. Highly credible medical and health whistle blowers have been swept under the rug and disrespectfully ignored. Parents who seek alternative solutions beyond toxic chemotherapy for their children with cancer regularly face loss of custody. This is not medical choice.

Comment: Examples of the immoral and unethical medical-industrial complex in America:


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Scientists cure cancer, but no one takes notice

Canadian researchers find a simple cure for cancer, but major pharmaceutical companies are not interested.

Researchers at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Canada have cured cancer last week, yet there is a little ripple in the news or in TV. It is a simple technique using very basic drug. The method employs dichloroacetate, which is currently used to treat metabolic disorders. So, there is no concern of side effects or about their long term effects.

This drug doesn't require a patent, so anyone can employ it widely and cheaply compared to the costly cancer drugs produced by major pharmaceutical companies.

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Comment: It seems clear at this point that the medical industry will never find a cure for cancer. Why? Because there's just too much money being made in the cancer industry. And unfortunately it's existing "best" treatments like chemotherapy don't work, and may even make cancer worse.

However, all is not lost! While cancer is a complicated disease and there are likely multiple factors at play and no silver bullet, understanding the root causes of cancer is a key to being able to cure it.

Emotional aspect of Cancer

First, it's likely that in every incidence of cancer, there are unhealed emotional wounds that need to be addressed. Long term chronic stress and an inability to say no can play significant factors in cancer development due to prolonged oxidative stress on cells from stress and compromised immunity due to the link between emotional well-being and the immune system, the nervous system and the hormonal apparatus. Dr. Gabor Maté covers this connection in his book When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection. From our article Dr. Gabor Maté: "When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection":
The Vancouver-based Dr. Gabor Maté argues too many doctors seem to have forgotten what was once a commonplace assumption, that emotions are deeply implicated in both the development of illness and in the restoration of health. Based on medical studies and his own experience with chronically ill patients at the Palliative Care Unit at Vancouver Hospital, where he was the medical coordinator for seven years, Dr. Gabor Maté makes the case there are important links between the mind and the immune system. He finds stress and individual emotional makeup play critical roles in an array of diseases, including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome, multiple sclerosis and arthritis.
So saying "no" and taking the time and energy to heal past emotional trauma, whether through therapy, writing to heal, body work, stress reduction techniques, and/or other methods for addressing and healing trauma could both help to cure the cancer and also help a person make different life choices that will remove them from toxic situations that contribute to cancer, while putting them into more healthy situations.

Breathing techniques for stress relief and emotional release can also help significantly, like Éiriú Eolas.

Environmental toxicity and Cancer

Next, related to toxic situations, toxic people, and toxic emotions, are environmental toxins. Due to industrialization and numerous mega corporations with a psychopathic mentality and no concern for polluting the planet, the world has become quite significantly toxic. There are a wide array of environmental toxins, ranging from synthetic chemicals, artificial sweeteners, flavors, and fats, radioactive elements (from nuclear waste and nuclear explosions), heavy metals, natural toxins that are released from energy and manufacturing industries, along with natural toxins due to parasitic microorganisms that are in our bodies, and even our own waste from metabolic processes in the body. These toxins put a stress load on the body and cause organ dysfunction and even damage, so reducing and eliminating the introduction of toxins into the body is a key to healing the body.

Avoiding toxic foods would be the first step in the process of reducing one's exposure to toxins. This includes ALL fast foods, the vast majority of prepackaged foods (check the ingredients), and foods that contain anti-nutrients (the biggest offenders being wheat especially, but all grains in general, dairy except butter and ghee, soy, legumes, and nightshades). Fast foods are loaded with agricultural toxins (primarily produced by Monsanto) and heavy metals, so this introduces a significant toxic burden on the body. As well, fast foods are inflammatory and lack nutrition, so in addition to putting stress on the body they don't provide the nutrition that the body needs to be able to heal. As well, reducing the toxins within your immediate environment (household cleaners, personal care products, soaps, shampoos, perfumes, non-stick cooking pans, etc.) - anything you use in your house, car, office, and especially put on your skin, will also help reduce the toxic burden on your body. Detoxing and improving organ function (especially the liver and kidneys) will likely be essential as part of healing from cancer.

Cancer feeds on sugar

The link between cancer and sugar consumption is very strong. For just a quick overview of some of the articles that we have on the topic: and so on.

Sugar does a number of things that are significantly detrimental to the human body. It increases oxidative stress and since Cancer is the end state of oxidative stress and inflammation, it needs to be avoided, possibly entirely for some. Considering the huge amounts of sugar that the average person consumes, which is far, far more than our ancestors would have ever even dreamed of consuming, it should come as no surprise that we're seeing higher and higher rates of cancer in the world, and especially in America where consuming vast amounts of sugar is the norm. Reducing or eliminating sugar reduces the oxidative stress on the body and reduces inflammation, which improves organ function and deprives cancer of its food source, which limits its ability to grow.

EMF pollution linked to increase in cancer

EMF (Electromagnetic Frequency) pollution has also been consistently linked to cancer increases. The body has its own electromagnetic field and as the body is continually exposed to Wifi, cell phones, dirty AC power, and other sources of electromagnetic radiation, it disrupts the homeostasis of the body's electromagnetic field in negative ways, which can cause a variety of health problems. It's best to avoid electromagnetic radiation whenever possible, through using wired internet connections instead of Wifi, limiting cell phone usage and using a wired hands-free device (since wireless ones also broadcast electromagnetic radiation) to limit the exposure of the brain to EMF radiation, being as far away from the wireless "smart meters" as possible, and reducing any dirty power in the house as possible (consider an EMF detector to find any dirty power). This can also improve sleep, which is necessary for repairing and rejuvenating the body. Grounding yourself (also known as "earthing") can also help. For more information on EMF radiation and its link to cancer: The link between Cancer and fungal/yeast overgrowths

Considering the sugar-craving nature of both cancer and fungal overgrowths in the body, it seems logical to suspect that there may be a link between the two in some cases. There is some evidence to support this: At the very least, a fungal overgrowth is quite likely to accompany cancer, so testing for and treating one would improve the overall function of the body. Considering that fungi can produce some of the most toxic compounds to the human body ever observed, it would benefit the body's ability to detox by removing the fungal overgrowth. Furthermore, other pathogens (parasites, bacteria, and viruses) could also be present and reducing the body's ability to function properly and heal itself, so such issues should be considered.

Some alternative treatment options: The Ketogenic diet, Vitamin C, and Iodine

Putting it all together, the ketogenic diet, a high fat, low carbohydrate diet that focuses on meats and healthy animal fats, is a comprehensive approach to treating cancer. It reduces toxic burden on the body by cutting out the biggest contributors to toxic load (junk pseudo-foods, sugar, and inflammatory foods) on the body. It reduces oxidative stress through the reduction of toxins and sugar consumption. It also starves cancer of the sugar that it needs for its hyper-active metabolism.

It also nourishes the body by providing it with the nutrients it needs, both micro-nutrients (ie vitamins and minerals) and macro-nutrients (fat and protein). As well, despite the mainstream's demonization of meat and fat and the claims that they cause cancer, nothing could be further from the truth: For more information on the ketogenic diet, as well as how it can be used to treat cancer, see: In addition to the ketogenic diet, there's evidence that Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) can reduce or eliminate cancer as well. Considering the information above regarding oxidative stress and the potency of Vitamin C to reduce oxidative stress, there is a logical connection to the anti-cancerous effects of Vitamin C. The doses for Vitamin C would likely have to be quite high to have anti-cancerous effects (in the 10s or 100s of GRAMS, not milligrams), so intravenous administration may be necessary. As an alternative, it may be possible to use liposomal Vitamin C, which causes the Vitamin C to be wrapped in liposomes (fat), causing it to be absorbed by the liver and entered directly into the blood stream that way, thereby improving absorption and increasing bowel tolerance. For more information on Vitamin C as an alternative cancer treatment: Last, but certainly not least, is iodine. Iodine is one of the most misunderstood nutrients today and we're also experiencing an epidemic of iodine deficiency due to the increase of toxic halogens (bromine, chlorine, and fluoride) that displace iodine in the body, along with the reduction of iodine availability in foods due to depleted soil and also reduced fish and seaweed consumption. As we covered in our article Iodine - Suppressed knowledge that can change your life:
Iodine is an essential micro-nutrient. This means every single cell of every single person needs it. Evolutionary biologists reckon that seafood consumption, and thus iodine absorption, played an important role in human brain development and evolution. Iodine also has excellent antibacterial, anticancer, antiparasitic, antifungal, and antiviral properties.

Unfortunately, iodine deficiency in the general population is of pandemic proportions in our modern world due to iodine's displacement in our bodies by environmental toxins such as bromide, pesticides, and food additives. Modern farming techniques have also led to deficiencies of iodine and other minerals in the soil. Thus, crops grown in iodine-deficient soil are deficient in iodine.

Certain diets and lifestyles can also predispose a person to develop iodine deficiency. Those who eat a lot of bakery products (breads, pasta, etc), which contain high amounts of bromide, are at risk. So are vegetarians and those who don't like sea food, sea vegetables or salt.

According to Dr. Brownstein, author of Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can't Live Without It, about one-third of the global populations live in a region of iodine deficiency. He and other iodine researchers have tested thousands of people, and found consistent results: approximately 96% of patients test low for iodine. The World Health Organization has recognized that iodine deficiency is the world's greatest single cause of preventable mental retardation. Iodine deficiency has been identified as a significant public health problem in 129 countries and up to 72% of the world's population is affected by an iodine deficiency disorder.
Iodine is generally needed in milligram doses, rather than the microgram (1/100 milligram) doses that are recommended to prevent goiter, especially due to the prevalence of the toxic halogens discussed above. Since every cell needs iodine to function properly and since it has anti-cancer and anti-pathogenic properties, in addition to being a fairly potent detoxifier and stimulating metabolism, it should be an essential tool for any type of anti-cancer treatment. For additional information on the role iodine plays in combating cancer: For even more information on cancer:


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Zika mania - A recipe for disaster

The Zika virus was first observed in monkeys in 1947, 69 years ago, when researchers from the Rockefeller Foundation were conducting a research for Yellow Fever in the Zika Forest of Uganda. Zika is back again, but not to produce people with small brains. They already exist in the highest levels of government. Zika is here to create conflict, uncertainty, and conditioned belief patterning. Zika is an ingredient in the recipe for the next disaster, by design.

Government chefs have successfully stirred the pot of disasters for centuries by controlling the mind (i.e., govern = control, ment = mind). "If you can control the opposites, you dominate the nature of the outcome." Control at all costs is the purpose of government. When people begin to rise up, think for themselves, and question government, the heat gets turned up. And what better way for government to turn up the heat than through an unseeable virus?

Comment: Jon Rappoport on The Corbett Report: The truth about the Zika Virus


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Postpartum depression screening: Useless at best, problematic at worst

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Medicine, in it's truest form is a beautiful testament to the human condition. We are in this together. When one struggles, others support. We are fundamentally, compassionate, loving beings, deeply invested in the welfare of our fellow planet-dwellers.

Today's medicine is undergoing a process of metamorphosis, however. We are moving from a warring posture of "Anti" pharmacology - from antihypertensives, antibiotics, and antidepressants, to a deeper understanding that we have to work with the body and recognize its connection to nature and its own evolutionary imperatives. In short, the microbiome has sent us all back to the drawing board.

If we see disease and disorder as something to "fight" and symptoms as something to suppress, then having someone up in the watchtower looking out for intruders is a wonderful idea, right? Screening and conventional preventive efforts seem to fit the bill. The sooner we can "catch" it, the sooner we can treat it, and the more likely we are to beat it.