Author Archives for Paul Murray, CNC, L.Ac.
Two men who have done quite well in achieving success and riches in the business world are teaming up to take on the ill effects of what they are calling a global tobacco epidemic. The people of the world are slated to benefit through an infusion of $500 million to help implement new policies and [...]
California almond growers and handlers have banned together to sue the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) over the mandated treatment program of raw almonds. The order to pasteurize or fumigate all California almonds went into effect last September and the 15 parties to the suit say this decision is sending them toward financial ruin.
The government of Massachusetts has taken a big step to control the amount of influence that drug companies and medical device manufacturers have on doctors in their state. Governor Deval Patrick has signed a bill into law that will put more transparency into financial relationships between doctors and suppliers.
Payment to doctors was an important part [...]
As more and more testing is done regarding the benefits of Acupuncture versus drug therapy, the age-old alternative treatment continues to post favorable results. The most recent test shows that Acupuncture is very effective in providing long-lasting relief for the side effects suffered by breast cancer patients.
According to the most recent first-of-its kind study, Acupuncture [...]
Just when you thought it might be safe to buy milk at your local store that wasn’t laced with a genetically enhanced growth hormone, along comes the Eli Lilly Company to try and increase its use in cattle.
Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) has been a troubled commodity for Monsanto with flat sales and a host [...]
People who experience the symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) may have a heightened risk of stroke and heart disease. In fact, the results of a recently completed study show that people with this condition may actually be at twice the risk as non-RLS sufferers.
RLS is considered to be a neurological disorder which causes unpleasant [...]
The U.S House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate recently voted to override a Presidential veto on the 2008 Farm Bill. Included in that legislation was a provision to ensure Country-of-Origin Labeling (C.O.O.L.) for all meats and produce produces entering the United States.
Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack (R – CA) has been working for over 6 [...]
The legislature for the state of Maine will soon be considering an offer of tax breaks to companies that incorporate wellness programs in the workplace. The bill, AD 2059 known as “An Act to Establish a Wellness Tax Credit,” was introduced last December and is now on its way to the full state legislature for [...]