Verizon Calls in SWAT Team to Keep Exploited Overseas Workers Under Wraps

Representatives from the Communications Workers of America (CWA), the union whose members are currently engaged in a weeks-long strike against Verizon for its “corporate greed,” say they discovered this week that the communications behemoth has publicly lied about the extent of its offshoring of jobs. “When our members uncovered how Verizon is padding its incredible profit margins by replacing good paying American …

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Doctors Agree With Sanders on Universal Health Care

Presidential hopefuls have their own ideas on what to do with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Obama’s signature legislation, when they move into the White House. Sen. Bernie Sanders thinks it should be replaced with a single-payer health plan of the kind Europe and Canada have. This federally administered universal health care program would eliminate copays and deductibles. There’s …

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Pepe Escobar – Dance to the Panama Papers “Limited Hangout” Leak

Calling out around the world; time to put on your made in Ecuador Panama hat and frantically start dancing to the ultimate limited hangout leak. And if you believe in the purity of intentions of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) at the center of the leak, I’ve got a made-in-Shenzhen Panama hat to sell you (disclosure: I never …

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Ali Meyer – Health Insurance Premiums Rising Faster Than Wages

Health insurance premiums have increased faster than wages and inflation in recent years, rising an average of 28 percent from 2009 to 2014 despite the enactment of Obamacare, according to a report from Freedom Partners. President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010, andWednesday is the law’s sixth anniversary. The Obama administration expressed concern in 2009 about skyrocketing health …

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Health benefits from connecting children with nature

Spending time in nature improves mood, reduces stress and promotes better physical health. Despite the countless benefits, it has become increasingly difficult to separate ourselves from our busy schedules, electronic devices and creature comforts to spend time outside. Helping children connect with nature is critically important, experts say. In addition to the health benefits, spending time together outside can promote stronger parent-child …

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Healthy Reasons To Eat More Garlic Every Day

Whether you love garlic or can’t stand the stink, there is no denying that this bulb provides a treasure trove of healthy benefits.  Garlic (Allium sativum) has been called the “stinking rose.”  While some people think it reeks, others can’t get enough of its bite.  Whether you love garlic or can’t stand it, there is no denying that this bulb provides …

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Rhino, tiger and snow leopard DNA found in Chinese medicines

More should be done to stop the use of endangered species in traditional Chinese medicines, with snow leopard, tiger and rhinoceros DNA still being found in remedies, according to a leading University of Adelaide pathologist. In an article published in the journal Forensic Science Medicine and Pathology, Professor Roger Byard, from the University’s School of Medicine, has shown that traditional Chinese …

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Today Show: Meridians

Guest Speaker: Jason Elias http://fiveelementhealing.net/

Jason Elias, has been in private practice since the 1970’s, treating thousands of patients by integrating the modalities of acupuncture, herbal medicine, and nutrition. Over a period of forty years, my professional training has included work in the U.S. with acknowledged leaders in the fields of psychology, the Alexander technique, massage therapy, bioenergetic therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and herbal medicine; in Japan with masters of Aikido; in Hong Kong with a prominent Chinese acupuncturist and herbalist; and in India, with an Ayurvedic master

What is the Meridian System?

Chinese medicine believes there is a distribution network for the fundamental substances of Qi, Blood and Body Fluids throughout the body. These fundamental substances are different from the common western understandings of these terms, and their concepts are important for maintaining health using Chinese medicine.) This distribution network called the Meridian System looks like a giant web, linking different areas of our body together. Its pathways make up a comprehensive yet complex body map that supplies vital energy to every part of the body. Philosophically, the Meridian System explains how we live, and why we become sick.

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Atul Gawande – Health Care’s Price Conundrum

The more expensive it is, the better it must be. That’s how people used to think about health-care costs. As has become apparent in recent years, however, this is flat wrong. The costs of care vary wildly depending on where you live—by three hundred per cent or more, as I reported in “The Cost Conundrum,” in 2009. And research has …

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Carolanne Wright – Exceptional Botanical Kills 98% of Cancer Cells in Under 24 Hours

The same herb frequently eaten as salad in Asia has been shown to destroy cancer cells — without harming healthy tissue. Researchers at the University of Washington have created a compound based on traditional Chinese medicine that is 1,200 times more effective in killing malignant cells than chemotherapy drugs. Combined with iron, the herb selectively targets cancerous cells and has proven to …