Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, June 11, 2013 Pharmaceutical Drug Marketing to Our Children: Bordering on Criminal by Helen Saul Case (OMNS June 11, 2013) I can’t be the only one noticing. In fact I’m pretty sure I’m not. Drugs are being marketed directly to our children. If you don’t believe me, just take a closer… Read More


Sexual harassment is a serious offense that no one should be the victim of while on the job. Although sexual harassment is against the law, unfortunately many employees still find themselves the victim of it, which can lead to greatly diminished job performance and a much less healthy and happy work environment than they have… Read More


From the Institute of Optimum Nutrition: Addicted to soda? You may be shocked to learn that drinking large quantities of your favourite carbonated soda could be as damaging to your teeth as methamphetamine and crack cocaine use. The consumption of illegal drugs and abusive intake of soda can cause similar damage to your mouth through the… Read More


Nutritionist Patrick Holford has recently written a blog post on the subject of mood stabiliser drugs. In it he refers to a recent article in the Daily Mail. I like the anti-drug stance taken by the Daily Mail article. However, I think it ultimately falls short, because there is no mention of nutrition and lifestyle… Read More


In a decision that could have ramifications on how doctors help patients manage pain, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a statement this month asking doctors to no longer prescribe painkillers that contain over 325 milligrams of acetaminophen due to studies that have found the drug can cause severe liver damage. Prescription painkillers –… Read More


Hi, and welcome to Health and Happiness Tips! The purpose of this site is to provide practical and straightforward help and advice to people about health and wellbeing. This encompasses a wide range of topics, which are almost endless, but which will likely include such subjects as: Nutrition Meditation Fitness Lifestyle Psychology To kick things… Read More


I recently found an interesting website criticizing Transcendental Meditation. It is written by an ex-TM teacher, and is very thorough in the detailed information it reveals about Transcendental Meditation. Click below to take a look: “Falling Down the TM Raddbit Hole” How Transcendetal Meditation Really Worksa Critical Opinion I haven’t read through all of it… Read More


Most people are shocked and embarrassed when they notice a decrease in their sex drive. Although this problem is most often associated with women, a decrease in libido can also affect men. Many of these problems are caused by a medical condition but it is important that each individual consults their primary care physician before… Read More


Recently I was on an online meditation forum, and someone new to meditation asked for some simple advice for someone starting out with meditation. They said they didn’t want anything too complicated, because they didn’t want to learn lots of complicated instructions.  I replied with: “Just sit and close your eyes.” This prompted another member… Read More


Nutritionist Patrick Holford has written a new blog post which talks about the prevention of illnesses. He says that although prevention has become the new trend, the tendency is to use drugs as the preventative measure. The problem with this is that it means that a lot of people, many of whom aren’t actually ill… Read More