Archives for 2008

Organic school lunch program

Local, Organic and Sustainable?    Why an Organic County? “The Marin Organic School Lunch and Gleaning Program is helping to transform the school lunch choices for our kids by offering a combination of purchased and gleaned foods from Marin Organic farms to participating schools throughout the county. “Gleaned” food is produce which would otherwise be left […]

Primitive cells developed at Harvard

“Jack Szostak, a molecular biologist at Harvard Medical School, is building simple cell models that can almost be called” life”. Szostak’s protocells (primitive cells) are built from fatty molecules that can trap bits of nucleic acids that contain the source code for replication. Combined with a process that harnesses external energy from the sun or […]

Brain Tumors-New Genetic Pathways

Comprehensive Study of Brain Tumors New Genetic Mutations, Core Pathway “The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network, a collaborative effort funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), reported the first results of its large-scale, comprehensive study of the most common […]

Vegetarian Rehab. Centers

Top five most vegetarian-friendly rehab centers with yummy food as rated by PETA. The Meadows (Arizona): All about fresh, organic root veggies, tofu, veggie burgers, and vegetarian casseroles, this desert oasis has helped the likes of Kate Moss, Eric Benet, Mike Tyson, Elle McPherson, Tara Palmer-Tompkinson, Paul Gascoigne, Ron Wood, Kerry Katona, Michael Barrymore, and […]

Hospitals going solar

Earthtoys.com reports on the first solar hospital in Colorado. boulder Community Foothills Hospital teamed up with Namaste Solar Electric to incorporate solar into the facility. the hospital was one of the top green hospitals to being with, and now has a 37 kilowatt solar system on a roof awning in addition to a 28 kilowatt […]

Beware of Wild Mushrooms

Even the most experienced shrumers can misidentify mushrooms from time to time. Nicholas Evans and family ended up in a London hospital after eating a batch of wild cooked mushrooms on a Scotland holiday. Evans “The Horse Whisperer” is recovering in a hospital after eating poisonous mushrooms during a holiday in Scotland. Tests confirmed that […]

FDA + cloned meat = consumer beware

and their offspring were as safe to eat as products obtained from traditional animals. Before then, farmers and ranchers had followed a voluntary moratorium that prevented the sale of clones and their offspring. “It is theoretically possible” offspring from clones are in the food supply, said Siobhan DeLancey, an FDA spokeswoman. What kind of a […]

Coastal evacuations people helping people

People have learned from Katrina and are putting their hard learned lessons to practice with this hurricane season in full force. People are helping everyone that can to get out of New Orleans and other cities along the Gulf today. Buses collecting would-be evacuees from 17 locations across New Orleans will continue to run Sunday […]

GERD Aids

When acid comes up from your stomach into your throat it may cause the burning. It often happens in response to an emotional crisis or after eating. What happens physically? At the top of your stomach is a muscle called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), which normally opens and closes properly to allow food to […]

Integrative medicine assessment part 1

Integrative Case Taking & Assessment – Step by Step Your integrative assessment of a new client (or child, or anyone you wish to understand better). Overview When should the assessment begin? It begins at the first energetic interchange as soon as you see them the first time and every time you have any exchange with […]