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Natural Swine Flu Prevention: 2 Techniques

Date: 11/02/2009

Swine flu prevention is about two things, really--smart practices that don't put flu germs and your mucous membranes in the same place at the same time, and keeping your immune system strong enough to fight off any bugs that might sneak in the door.  For the former, why not visit our gallery of 10 swine flu prevention tips ?  Even if you think you're the captain of Team Preventio ...

Related Topics: Natural Remedies, Holistic Health, Healing, Physical Health, Winter Health, Cold And Flu, Swine Flu

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Homily for November 15, 2009: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Date: 11/14/2009

I think most of us could be forgiven for thinking that this reading from Mark's gospel sounds like the preview for the new movie "2012." You may have seen it the ads: California slides into the ocean, waves come crashing over the Himalayas, and an aircraft carrier slams into the White House. It is the end of the world as only Hollywood could imagine it. In the Hollywood version, it's ...

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Teresa Forcades, the Scary Flu Nun

Date: 11/11/2009

Via Western Confucian , here's an hourlong presentation about swine flu from a Sister Teresa Forcades, a Spanish nun who is also a physician (and, alas, a pro-abortion feminist , which has nothing to do with her competence on medical matters) An English-language summary of her remarks is here. The gist is that she believes the H1N1 panic may have been falsely ginned up for the sake of incre ...

Related Topics: H1N1, Nun, Swine Flu, Teresa Forcades

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Has Swine Flu Changed Your Habits?

Date: 10/28/2009

The Boston Globe reported this week that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is suggesting some significant changes to the Mass service to try to stem the spread of swine flu.  Click here for the whole article , but here are the basic facts: Communion wine, usually offered from a chalice that is sipped by every parishioner, will be suspended from the service so that flu germs can't b ...

Related Topics: Physical Health, Winter Health, Flu, Cold And Flu, Swine Flu

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Ukraine: H1N1 outbreak, or something worse?

Date: 11/10/2009

A longtime reader and commenter writes: I'm writing to you in part because this sounds somewhat like something you'd be interested in, and in part because I'm a bit confused by the article I've attached below, which seems to be the only one I can find that makes any sense at all and at least appears to be from an actual news source, rather than a blog (albeit, it is a very obscure news source... ...

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Mr. Marx, time for your flu shot

Date: 11/06/2009

The lamest Soviet propagandist couldn't have made this up. Yves Smith : It should come as no surprise that those at the top of the food chain get preferential treatment on all levels. But this still stinks to high heaven. Employees of the Goldman, the Fed, Citigroup, and other banks are getting H1N1 vaccine allotments out of proportion to what can be justified from a public health standpoint. I ...

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Life on an Elimination Diet

Date: 11/06/2009

It's Foodie Friday , but alas, sigh, and blah.  I'm really not feeling so jazzed on food today, because I've just started an "elimination diet" on the advice of a new doctor--an integrative physician --I've begun seeing.  I make health-driven food choices every day, but for some reason this "diet" thing has got me feeling deprived and kind of down. I went to see the integrative d ...

Related Topics: Allergies, Food Sensitivities, Doctors, Integrative Doctors, Food, Medical Tests

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