What’s in the News


Published January 6th, 2018 in Alternative Therapies, What's in the News

While we have been preoccupied with Christmas, New Year, Haunnaka and other holidays of the season, the government agencies have been busy wrapping up not so nice presents for Americans. As always this is the time of year no one is paying attention to what sneaky moves regulatory agencies are making. I rely on the […]

Healthcare Freedom verse Special Interest Clubs

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD Late Sunday night I received an email that announced an Oregon Legislation Policy that impacts your Healthcare Freedom of Choice. Am I an alarmist? When it comes to restrictive dietary wording laws in any state, I would have to counter with no. Over the last five years, we have seen […]

Citrus an Imported Fall Food

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD Many of us grew up with citrus foods being part of the holiday season. I remember not only getting tangerines, pomegranates, and oranges in my stocking but also nuts in their original packaging. Today we wouldn’t dream of putting nuts in their shells and a hammer in the hands of […]

Essential Oil Use on the Rise

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD Over the last year more and more clients are asking me about essential oil use for the prevention of super bugs and illnesses. The use of essential oils for health dates back to beyond the ancient Egyptians. Herbal medicine has been used for more than burial and religious rites, it […]

Chemophobia & Other Food Nonsense

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD I’m about to make a confession – There are times I have no clue as to what to write this column on. This week was just one of those times. The clock was ticking, and the deadline was at hand, and still I had no inkling, shimmer or clue. Then […]

News in the New Year 2015

Published February 15th, 2015 in Alternative Perspective, What's in the News

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD Yale University reported on January 5, 2015 that, The common cold virus can reproduce itself more efficiently in the cooler temperatures found inside the nose than at core body temperature, according to a new study. This finding may confirm the popular yet contested notion that people are more likely to […]

Taking a Look at Food Labels & Oregon Measure 92

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD Over the last few weeks, I have been receiving calls from clients and readers on the question of GMO, and the pending vote on Ballet Measure 92, here in Oregon. To be clear, I have never supported the use of GMO ingredients in food for man or beast. However, this […]

Summer Reflection on Change

by Tammera Karr, PhD Summers always brings a bustle of activity and change to our lives. Those activities’ involve family trips, visits, long work hours outside, and for parents like me preparing and planning for our son’s life in Montana where he is off to collage. The Son, headed out the door for the long […]

Urgent Action Needed to Protect Your Health Freedom Rights

Published August 1st, 2014 in What's in the News

Drug companies provide 60% of the FDA’s drug review costs. This means the government’s regulation of pharmaceutical drugs is largely funded by the companies under review! Even worse, the FDA oversees nutritional supplements, which are prescription drugs’ biggest competition. Twenty years ago, Congress passed DSHEA, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act. With this law, […]

Fukushima and Perspective

Published February 3rd, 2014 in Blog, What's in the News

In January, I had an opportunity to head cross country to Butte Montana. Many of you know the history of the atomic movement, or think you do as was my case. My journey took me through the home of the atom splitting and development of nuclear reactors, Idaho’s Arco desert – home of Idaho Falls […]

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