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Open Letter to doTerra and Young Living Corporate Offices: FDA warning letter is a challenge and an opportunity


  Last year, the FDA issued a warning letter to both Do Terra and Young Living Essential Oils CEO's about the activities of their distributor networks. The letter to Young Living states in part: "You market your Young Living Essential Oil products through paid consultants; your compensation plan for your consultants is explained on your… Continue reading Open Letter to doTerra and Young Living Corporate Offices: FDA warning letter is a challenge and an opportunity

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“We don’t need to control him, we need to unleash him.” – Advisors to Agamemmnon in TROY


I recently had the misfortune to have a public argument over what academics call nit picking with a sacred cow of the Massage community. This is a snippet from the middle of a discussion that began in a professional group for massage educators on Facebook, followed recommendations to contacting industry authorities for more information and… Continue reading “We don’t need to control him, we need to unleash him.” – Advisors to Agamemmnon in TROY

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Silence and what may be an unjustified abuse of the idea of Health, Wellness and Patient Centered Care


It is my understanding that part of what ObamaCare is intended to accomplish DUE TO THE FACT that PRIVATE INDUSTRY has not already done so or created an alternative, is to create a national database of health information.At the moment, no such system exists. I will accept the need and value of this RUMOR when… Continue reading Silence and what may be an unjustified abuse of the idea of Health, Wellness and Patient Centered Care

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Marion Zimmer Bradley Accused of Child Molestation and Rape Posthumously


Marion Zimmer Bradley's daughter has posthumously accused her mother of sexually abusing her between the ages of 3 and 12. I had no idea that Marion Zimmer Bradley's former husband had been tried and convicted of child abuse, rape and child sexual molestation while she was alive. I also had no idea that Zimmer's daughter… Continue reading Marion Zimmer Bradley Accused of Child Molestation and Rape Posthumously

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Push to ban microbeads from cosmetics gets a second wind


What are Microbeads? Without getting deep into the science behind their creation, microbeads are uniform polymer particles, typically 0.5 to 500 micrometres in diameter. Bio-reactive molecules can be adsorbed or coupled to their surface, and used to separate biological materials such as cells, proteins, or nucleic acids. What this means is that microbeads could be… Continue reading Push to ban microbeads from cosmetics gets a second wind