February 2007
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Inconvenient Truth Wins Best Documentary

I can’t believe I still have not seen this documentary, headed by former vice president Al Gore, about the scurge and imminence of global warming.

If I hadn’t been so busy lately, this would have been a top priority for me to watch it, since everyone is telling me it is a really important [...]

Solar Heat Savings

When I first read this article in my Terrapass newsletter, I thought they were talking about and actual installed solar heat system, not ways to save on your convention heat by using the natural sunlight that can flow through your home in the cold months of the winter time.  The newsletter recommends that to [...]

Fatal Drug Overdoses on Rise : Related to Pain Relief?

The CDC, the Center for Disease Control, has recently reported that there has been an alarming increase in unintentional fatal drug overdoses in the past 5-7 years.  The numbers have almost doubled (scary I know) recently, and have actually become the leading cause of accidental death in the US, behind fatal falls and automobile [...]

Light Therapy

Light therapy is being used as an effective alternative treatment for a variety of ailments with encouraging results. What makes light therapy so favorable is other modes of treatment involve surgery or drugs . With the latter two treatment methods, risks to the patient are higher.

For medical uses, doctors and researchers are using [...]

Everyone Gets the Winter “Blahs”

You think you might be immune to the customary weather related cycle of depression and general “blue” feelings, but almost everyone falls victim to the winter blues, especially if you live in an area like I do, where there is currently a deep freeze going on which makes it barely possible to go outside [...]