Special Update from the American Holistic Health Association with items of interest to those actively enhancing their health and well-being. Another free service from AHHA.

FEATURED RESEARCH
Many people consider poor vision an inevitable fact of aging. The most common cause of diminishing visual acuity is the condition called cataracts. A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye. Most results of Internet searches for information on cataracts offer only surgery under treatment options. According to Jonathan Wright, M.D., there is, however, a natural treatment with no negative side effects. If you or a loved one are dealing with cataracts, you may want to review “Don’t allow Congress to let you go blind!: Reverse cataracts with a simple-and safe-eye drop formula” and related research with your ophthalmologist. This article appeared in the July, 2008, issue of Dr. Jonathan V. Wright’s Nutrition & Healing newsletter.

FEATURED ISSUE
Have you been reading the articles about the possible danger of using a cell phone? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), first reports, “The available scientific evidence does not show that any health problems are associated with using wireless phones.” Then adds, “There is no proof, however, that wireless phones are absolutely safe.” When you are educating yourself on this subject, you might want to keep in mind that many experts feel any studies tracking the impact of using cell phone handsets need to cover a minimum of ten years, though most are far shorter studies. If you are concerned about any possible risk, a simple solution is to use a headset.

“Experts Revive Debate Over Cellphones and Cancer”
New York Times

“Mobile phones ‘more dangerous than smoking’”
The Independent

“Health Hazards of Cell Phone Use”
Cell Phone Safety

“Cell Phone Facts: Consumer Information on Wireless Phones”
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FEATURED AHHA RESOURCE
How many different healing modalities have you experienced along your healing journey? The dozens of modalities on our Practitioner Referral Sources list offer numerous options, most of which are referral programs to professional modality associations, so they are also an excellent resource for learning about healing options.

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