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How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce To Help Heal Patients

How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce To Help Heal Patients
By Coach Mark Smallwood Originally published in www.ecowatch.com In 431 B.C. Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” More than 2500 years later, we are inundated with advertisements boasting the latest, greatest cure-all super drug. From a young age, we learn that it doesn’t matter how or what we eat, there is a quick fix around the corner for whatever ails us—whether we’re obese, have high blood pressure or bad ... Read more

Despite insurance, medical bills push family to bankruptcy

By Kate Santich Orlando Sentinel, July 30, 2011 The day their daughter was born should have been one of the happiest of Simon and Marsha Sutherland’s lives. Both previously married, they were having their first child together, a 6-pound, 10-ounce, dark-haired girl they would name Ellie Marguerite. The pregnancy had seemed perfectly healthy. But moments after Ellie made her entrance into the world, doctors ordered her rushed to Winnie ... Read more

Interest Payments Are At Historic Lows, Paying Debt is Not the Problem

In this interview on Real News, Robert Pollin makes the point that interest payments on U.S. debt well below average because the cost of money is so inexpensive.  As a result there is no immediate debt crisis, there is time to deal with long-term debt. <iframe width=”640″ height=”390″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/SIK9HilJa7s” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>   Read more