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Myocarditis By the Numbers – Part 3 
Health Matters, May 2024

Myocarditis By the Numbers – Part 3 

By Caitlin Rothermel New information is now coming out quickly regarding myocarditis caused by the mRNA vaccines. On April 16, 2024, the United States National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM – formerly the National Academy of Science) released an expert report finding a causal relationship between the SARS-CoV2 mRNA vaccines and myocarditis.  The language is…

Elderflowers
Health Matters, May 2024

Elderflowers

By Kathy Absascal The elders have just started blooming on the Island. Each spring, I am a bit surprised by how many elders grow here, as they only become noticeable when their flowers appear. In the Northwest, we mostly have red-berried elders (Sambucus racemosa). The red berries are not toxic in small amounts, but are…

Myocarditis By the Numbers – Part 2
April 2024, Health Matters

Myocarditis By the Numbers – Part 2

By Caitlin Rothermel Last month’s article looked at the increase in myocarditis in the United States since the COVID-19 pandemic. Among young men in particular, vaccine-induced myocarditis seems to have at least doubled. This month, I looked at some new research that used national vaccine databases to study patients who developed myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination.  A…

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Spike Proteins, Mental Fog, and Depression

By Andy Valencia This article is a early “heads up” on some very interesting research coming out of Germany. Dr. Michael Nehls is a physician, as well as a molecular geneticist, and has been chasing population-level brain health issues for many years. He is a published author with works in the area of Alzheimer’s disease, for…

Myocarditis by the Numbers, Part 1
Health Matters, March 2024

Myocarditis by the Numbers, Part 1

By Caitlin Rothermel In May 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drafted, but did not publicly share, a national alert describing a link between COVID-19 vaccines and a heart disease called myocarditis. We know about this now because of documents obtained from a Freedom of Information Act request. Described by the American Heart…

Dandelion
Health Matters, March 2024

Dandelion

By Dr. Leigh Siergiewicz Dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) are considered a weed by many, but if you have them, rather than toss them in the compost when you pull them up, use them as free food! Take them from clean yards or woods; they may accumulate a lot of exhaust and roadside gunk if you take…

Breathe Through Your Nose
Health Matters, March 2024

Breathe Through Your Nose

By Emilia Flor Spring is the season of Air, so I am focusing on the sacred breath of Life. Using my breath to reach stillness.Disconnecting from the external world.Disconnecting from my mental chatter.Getting still. Being quiet. Going deep within. And listen, listening.In the deepest moments of stillness and presence, it’s all there.Peace, love, safety, and…

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Two Vaccine Injury Stories

By Daniel Hooker I have been given permission to share two experiences of COVID vaccine injury. The stories are from an Islander and a former Islander who lived here many years. Story 1: “A few months after the vaccines came out, I took the vaccine (Moderna) knowing I would soon be required to anyway (since…

It is Nettle Time
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It is Nettle Time

The nettles are up! All over the island, young nettles a few leaves high are there for the taking. Very soon, they will be tall and gnarly. So, if you live on or near land that has not been cleared and manicured to death, you should go gather nettles soon. Nettles and man have evolved…

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