I don’t want to make most of the content of this blog political, but with our current political climate and some of the initiatives that are being pushed through state and federal legislative bodies, it is hard to keep from mentioning them. If you hadn’t been following the recent Doonesbury storyline, you should. A number of newspapers have chosen not to publish them and if you live in one of those areas, you can find the current story line at slate.com. Additionally, here is an interesting interview given by Gary Trudeau, the creator of Doonesbury.
If you haven’t already, there are just a few days left to add your comments to the petition to tell the FDA to label genetically modified foods. Please make sure you do!
Finally, Dr. Oz featured four top natural alternatives to common problems that we in the United States use prescription drugs for, including using California Poppy for pain relief. In addition to pain relief, it is non-habit forming and can be used as a mild sedative, to help one sleep, and is safe to be used on children as well. Here is the second part of the video.