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Foreign Drugs

lannw
  • By lannw · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Another op-ed from New York Times http://nyti.ms/1hihGfl Has anyone used PharmacyChecker.com ...

Prayers for Cubbie and Family

LovetoCrochet
  • By LovetoCrochet · New reply March 11, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • It is with a very heavy heart that I let everyone know that yesterday morning, Cubbie's mother passed away. When I talked to her yesterday, she was completely exhausted, having been at her mother's bedside ...

Drugs from India and China

lannw
  • By lannw · New reply March 8, 2014
  • 46 replies
  • New York Times article: http://nyti.ms/1fnE0Uo be sure to read the last 4 paragraphs ...

Travelling with Osteoporosis

MarilynD
  • By MarilynD · New reply February 22, 2014
  • 50 replies
  • Hi I'm starting his discussion as this is something I've had to deal with already and I'm well, worried about what to do and need input..... I'm only 63 years YOUNG and I have osteoporosis. I found out ...

HOW TO AVOID FRAUDULENT CHARITIES

Coveman
  • By Coveman · New reply February 22, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Before you donate money to a charity ---google the Charity Navigator. It rates different charities on how much money goes to actually helping people. It evaluates other factors about different charities ...

Horizon: The Power of the Placebo

lolie
  • By lolie · New reply February 18, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • The power of placebo is sometimes included in discussions on this forum. So just to let those who are interested know that there is a Horizon programme showing tomorrow night, Monday 17th on BBC2 at 9.00pm ...

nerve or spinal cord injury

anguscat
  • By anguscat · New reply February 14, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • HI has anyone on here who has fractured , on their spine suffered spinal cord injury, or nerve damage , along with their fractures, was the spinal cord involved at all , pinched nerves, or nerve compression ...

Everyone on Statin drugs?????

PatriciaF (Inactive)
  • By PatriciaF (Inactive) · New reply February 6, 2014
  • 128 replies
  • According to the new cholesterol guidelines, almost all of us will be on statin drugs by the time we are 60 years old. If anyone ever wonders why I am so suspicious of doctors and drug companies, this ...

Travelling with Forsteo

KayBee21
  • By KayBee21 · New reply February 6, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Hi, I live in France and love travelling, particularly to the United States. I have just completed my 3rd month on Forsteo and wonder if anyone has any tips on travelling with the medication. I have the ...

in honor of a great humanist, the likes of which are rare and few

faylou
  • By faylou · New reply February 1, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • hi all, posting this in respect of a good man, who thru music lived and tried to teach a better world. enjoy!! http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/music /2014/01/28/pete-seeger-obit-appreciatio n/4781403 ...

Organic farmers

lannw
  • By lannw · Posted January 31, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Interesting article in recent New York Times. http://nyti.ms/19To93m If we don't buy organic, who will ...

thorne supplements to union up with itamar medical

faylou
  • By faylou · Posted January 29, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • hi all! not really sure were to file this one so ...i came across a notice about Thorne supplements partnering up with Itamar Medical something to do with arginine and heart health On one had it supports ...

Feels like your body is floating when you lie down

ponkey
  • By ponkey · New reply January 27, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Most of the time my body feels like it is floating especially when I lie down ..has anyone ever experienced this ...

For the introverts among us

alwaysgrateful
  • By alwaysgrateful · New reply January 25, 2014
  • 62 replies
  • Here are two links my sister sent me: http://www.buzzfeed.com/erinlarosa/probl ems-only-introverts-will-understand http://www.ted.com/talks/susan_cain_the_ power_of_introverts.html?source=facebook #.UgESnBObzGh.facebook ...

Gluten summit

arrowsp
  • By arrowsp · New reply January 20, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • The Gluten Summit is currently taking place, and the lectures can be listened to FREE for just 24 hrs following each talk. http://theglutensummit.com/schedule/ As gluten sensitivity is now known to affect ...

on the lighter side of NOF

faylou
  • By faylou · New reply January 15, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • i wanted to share some fun things, feel free to add, enjoy! What Does the Spleen Do? http://youtu.be/aEi_4Cyx4Uw A Moose in a Maple Tree - The All Canadian 12 Days of Christmas http://youtu.be/Gw8P8L1LfDM ...

what do bones do anyway??

faylou
  • By faylou · New reply January 13, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • happy newyear to all! i came across this article and it made me think about what i think about bones... really couldn't be a more boring topic, zzzzzz,....bones, something hard inside us that gives us ...

The Study of DES and words of wisdom

KMFDallas
  • By KMFDallas · New reply January 12, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • The Study of DES and words of wisdom At every turn, the study of DES reveals paradox and provokes surprise. There is of course, an age-old conflict between the desire of the medical profession and the ...

members

jaymilla
  • By jaymilla · New reply January 7, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Wandering round the site I see that as of this morning we now have 15,251 members. And yesterday we acquired a new member aged 114. All amazing numbers. And looking at the posts of the last week or two ...

Merry Christmas

mcsurf
  • By mcsurf · New reply December 27, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Just wanting to thank everyone here for your input in fighting this bone condition! Keep up the fight! Maybe 2014 will bring more breakthroughs and more of us will be healthier and happy! Blessings ...

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