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EKG readings show smart meters interfere with heart rhythms

One of the most intrepid independent lay EMF/RF and AMI Smart Meter investigators Warren Woodward of Sedona, Arizona, has taken upon himself to put AMI Smart Meters to the heart test.

First, some backup information.

Warren has been working "pro se" providing testimonies at hearings before the ACC (Arizona Corporation Commission). Below is a video of Warren in action at one of the APS (Arizona Public Service Electric Company) Rate Case hearings (April 27, 2017) involving AMI Smart Meters—something more people should participate in, in my opinion.

You will notice how those who ought to know relevant information apparently do not, i.e., Scott Bordenkircher, who holds the very important sounding title of Director of Transmission and Distribution Technology Innovation and Integration at APS.

Comment: More on smart meters' health effects:


Sulforaphane: The miracle health compound you've probably never heard of

There's an active phyto-compound found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, mustard seed, kale, etc. that you're going to want to know more about, if you aren't already familiar with it. Sulforaphane is cancer preventative, promotes heart health, induces better brain functioning in autistic children, slows aging, and acts as a powerful nootropic, halting inflammatory factors in the body linked to everything from depression to obesity.

It's an absolute powerhouse, but you have to use it correctly. Dr. Rhonda Patrick passionately discussed sulforpahane at length in an interview recently, but following are the highlights.

A Precursor Nutrient

Sulforaphane is a precursor nutrient. Meaning, when it enters the body, it starts out as something else and is processed into the super beneficial compound which can stop cancerous tumors from doubling, and help diabetics to balance their blood sugar levels, among hundreds of other clinically-proven health benefits. It is stored as a precursor, and only because bio-active if it is chopped or chewed.

Comment: Sulforaphane also helps to maintain the blood-brain barrier and aids in heavy metal detox.


Munchausen by Proxy and the strange story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard

Gypsy Rose and Dee Dee Blanchard
To the outside world, Gypsy Rose Blanchard appeared to be a frail, childlike woman in a wheelchair who relied on a feeding tube and dozens of medications to survive — all of which were lovingly provided by her mother, Dee Dee.

Dee Dee Blanchard told friends and family that Gypsy, 25, had the mentality of a seven-year-old child and had been diagnosed with leukemia and a myriad of other illnesses during her lifetime. The plight of the young woman and her devoted mom inspired generosity — and a large social-media following.

But after Dee Dee Blanchard was found stabbed to death on June 14, 2015, the world would learn the shocking twist: Gypsy had no health problems at all.

After police found Dee Dee's body, they tracked down Gypsy and her secret online boyfriend Nicholas Godejohn in Wisconsin. They found Gypsy there — and she didn't need a wheelchair. In fact, Gypsy could walk, speak articulately, and had no need of oxygen or medication. She was not even bald — she had merely shaved her head. The disabled child act, she told police, was a complete fraud concocted by her mother.



Candida auris: The 'superbug' fungus is spreading across the US

Candida auris.
Over the past nine months, the number of US cases of an emerging, multi-drug resistant fungus has ballooned from 7 to more than 122. What's more, the fungus, Candida auris, seems to be spreading, according to a field report the Centers for Disease Control released Thursday.

So-called 'superbugs' usually reference bacteria that are especially hard to kill, having evolved resistance to multiple antibiotics. Superbugs have become a major problem, with some bacteria evolving resistance to so many drugs there is no longer a readily available way to kill them. To stave off an antibiotic apocalypse, we may eventually need to discover lots of new drugs, or alternate methods of vanquishing these tough critters.

Like those bacteria, C. auris appears to have evolved resistance to multiple drugs. It causes severe illness and has a high-mortality rate, especially among high-risk, hospitalized patients. The fungus was first identified in 2009 and has now been reported in more than a dozen countries. According to the CDC, which issued an initial warning last June, 77 cases have been identified in hospitals in seven states, mainly in elderly people. The number jumped to 122 when close contacts of those patients were also screened.

Comment: CDC alert: Candida Auris - The latest superbug creation

Magic Wand

Valerian root helps you relax and sleep better

Valerian root is often referred to as "nature's Valium." In fact, this herb has been used since ancient times to promote tranquility and improve sleep.

Although it has received a lot of positive attention, questions have also been raised about its effectiveness and safety.

This article outlines the benefits of valerian, explores concerns about its safety and provides guidance on how to take it to get the best results.

What Is Valerian Root?

Valeriana officinalis, commonly known as valerian, is an herb native to Asia and Europe. It is now also grown in the US, China and other countries.

Flowers from the valerian plant were used to make perfume centuries ago, and the root portion has been used in traditional medicine for at least 2,000 years.

Unlike its delicately scented flowers, valerian root has a very strong, earthy odor due to the volatile oils and other compounds responsible for its sedative effects.


Doctor apologizes for harm she may have caused with vaccines

"I've ordered thousands of vaccines in my career as a physician. Until recently I had never considered vaccine injury as more than folklore. Weeks ago I never would've believed a story about vaccine injured triplets....so the past few weeks have been difficult. I have struggled to make sense of all that I have seen and learned. I met a mother of triplets the other weekend, a very attractive white woman with years added onto her face and her smile. She recalled to me the day her triplets were born. She and her then husband were ecstatic that she was able to carry them for 36 weeks.

At the time, mom was so happy that they were inside of her long enough to mature, they were born perfectly healthy. I can totally relate since I am now twelve weeks post-partum. I had very similar worries carrying my little princess. Mom's eyes dropped though as I gave her a hearty smile of excitement. The same day that her triplets were given their six-month check-up and vaccines, was the same day that all three of her kids checked out. She said it was as if someone replaced her children with new ones. They unlearned all they knew...regressed and screamed for days. I stood there motionless and speechless. She didn't want my pity, nor my tears, she just wanted me to know.



Step in the right direction: California Senate votes to limit Big Pharma's ability to bribe doctors

The California Senate has passed a bill banning pharmaceutical companies from giving gifts to doctors. California doctors accepted $1.4 billion in gifts from the industry in 2014, the bill's sponsor says.

The legislation, Senate Bill 790, targets a common practice in the US that critics believe results in doctors ignoring generic drugs in favor of more high-dollar medications that drive up health care costs.

The bill would specifically restrict companies from offering travel, consulting fees and other gifts to medical professionals.

"This bill is all about protecting patients, taxpayers and driving down the costs of prescription drugs," State Sen. Mike McGuire (D), the sponsor of the bill, said in a statement.

Comment: Big Pharma influence: How would you feel if your doctor were bribed to give you a drug?


When it comes to vaccines Big Pharma & the CDC cannot be trusted

© Pushing the Tipping Point
It is time for the masses to wake up and understand that they cannot trust the official stories that they've been told.
Last Thursday, May 9, 2017, the Duluth News-Tribune re-published, on their Opinion Page/Other View, an editorial previously published in The Free Press of Mankato, MN. The title of the DNT was "Not Learning from our Errors" and the Free Press title was "Debunked vaccine fear taking toll on Minnesota".

Also last week a Duluth Reader reader from Tower, MN wrote a letter to the editor criticizing a recent Duty to Warn article of mine that could (and should) undermine the confidence that people have in the vaccine industry and the clinics and physicians who follow the so-called "scientific consensus" on the CDC's, FDA's and AAP's vaccine mandates (and presumably for the rapid institution of the 271 new vaccines that are in Big Pharma's pipeline into the CDC's already over-vaccination agenda).

Both articles mentioned the oft-referenced case of Andrew Wakefield and his dozen co-authors who reported on their evaluations of a series of 12 severely disabled autistic children who were all also chronically ill with severe abdominal pain and chronic diarrhea, whose parents had brought them to the team for evaluation. The parents knew that their child had been developmentally normal prior to the MMR vaccinations and, following the inoculations, had deteriorated both neuro-developmentally and gastro-intestinally.


Key signs that your headache might be due to dehydration

Headaches are one of the most common causes of pain and missed days of work. But what are the key signs that a headache might be due to dehydration?

There are many different kinds of headaches and 9 out of 10 adults will experience one at some point in their life.

Some of the different kind of headaches, such as dehydration headaches, can be easily treated and avoided. This article explores what a dehydration headache is, what signs indicate a person may have one, and how they might treat or prevent it.



What are MTHFR mutations?

When the body’s ability to produce glutathione is decreased, secondary to genetic mutations like an MTHFR mutation, the disease process is enhanced due to the build-up of toxicity in the body.
Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) is a gene that is responsible for producing an enzyme that converts folic acid to methylfolate, a bioavailable form of vitamin B9. Nutrient deficiencies of Vitamin B6, B12, and folate increase homocysteine levels which causes inflammation in the body. The ability of this gene to turn this switch on or off is crucial for the production of glutathione, the body's most important antioxidant.

Glutathione plays a major role in the body's detoxification of harmful, disease-causing toxins. When the body's ability to produce glutathione is decreased, secondary to genetic mutations like an MTHFR mutation, the disease process is enhanced due to the build-up of toxicity in the body. Disorders such as autism, ADHD, autoimmune diseases, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, heart disease, addiction, and miscarriages have been linked to MTHFR mutations.

Glutathione's key role is the maintenance of intracellular redox balance (oxidation-reduction) and the detoxification of xenobiotics (a chemical or substance foreign to the body).
A defective MTHFR gene creates a vulnerability to disease processes as detoxification is impaired, leaving the body more susceptible to oxidative stress, and less tolerant of toxins such as heavy metals.
When the function of the MTHFR gene is impacted by a genetic mutation, individuals may be at risk for a variety of health conditions, primarily due to the disruption of the methylation cycle. Methylation and demethylation act as on/off switches in the body that control all functions of the immune system, such as how the body fights infections and viruses, to regulation of the immune response.

Comment: Health tips for anyone with a MTHFR gene mutation...
MTHFR stands for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase. That's certainly a mouthful but our guest, Dr. Rostenberg of the Red Mountain Clinic in Boise, Idaho will help us navigate this intriguing topic. Today's show will cover the MTHFR gene, its origins and prevalence among the population, related genetic vulnerabilities, downstream effects, methylation in relation to infection, methylation as it relates to the environment, general treatment protocols and much more.