Shamanism is the oldest healing tradition in the world. It is the spiritual practices of ancient civilizations and cultures. The Shaman in history served as the communicator between the physical and the spiritual worlds through various rituals and visualizations. Shamanic Healing 3Shamanism follows an unbroken wisdom-bridge spanning Neolithic times. There are theories that the practice dates back at least 40,000...

The lockdown was just lifted, according to the base. Earlier: The Little Rock Air Force Base remains locked down on Wednesday due to a report of “a suspicious individual,” officials said. Little information was available as to the nature of the individual or what prompted the lockdown, which began at 11:45 a.m. local time and has continued for more than three hours....

Eleven out of 12 fake applications for government-subsidized health insurance got through a verification process and the bogus beneficiaries are still covered, the Government Accountability Office said Tuesday. The GAO launched the sting to check to see how well the Obamacare process checks for counterfeit applications. The results were messy, GAO’s Seto Bagdoyan says in testimony prepared for a hearing...

A breast cancer patient died after a delay of nearly two years in informing her of her positive test results. In October 2009 a woman had a mastectomy performed by a breast surgeon at a private breast clinic, and following this the surgeon sent the tissue for tests, Health Commissioner Anthony Hill said. One of the tests was to determine the...

A star of the Hobbit trilogy spent his days away from the biggest New Zealand film to work on one of the smallest. Between working as dwarf Dwalin on the $700 million trilogy, Scottish star Graham McTavish joined actors including Michelle Langstone and Nathan Meister inRealiti, a sci-fi flick shot on a budget in Wellington. Speaking from Britain after a day working on...

Jamaal Charles' standoff with the Kansas City Chiefs didn't last long. The sides agreed to terms on a new contract Wednesday, and Charles was headed to training camp with the rest of the Chiefs' veterans, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn't been announced. Terms of the...

The Antarctic sea might not be expanding as quickly as previously believed, according to new research, which also claims there could be a processing error in the satellite data. Satellite observations suggest that sea ice cover in the Antarctic is expanding and that sea ice extent has reached record highs recently. A team of researchers have released a study suggesting that a lot...

When the gene for cystic fibrosis (CF) was discovered 25 years ago, hopes ran high that new treatments were just around the corner. But novel drugs proved hard to design, and sometimes they don't work as expected. Now, a pair of studies suggests why two breakthrough therapies might not help many patients as much as hoped. CF is caused by...

Humans no longer hunt blue whales, but we’ve found a new way to put the endangered cetaceans at risk: plowing into them with our ships. After using satellites to track 171 blue whales that spend time off the west coast of the Americas over a 15-year period, scientists have fingered whale-ship collisions as a possible factor in why blue...

U.S. economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund said, mostly because of a sharp, weather-related contraction in the first quarter. But the global lending organization said Wednesday that it still expects growth resumed in the April-June quarter and will remain healthy in the second half of this...