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Obesity Rate Could Reverse Positive Breast Cancer Trend

By Rachel Howell StocktonWhen it comes to breast cancer, a published report by the American Cancer Society (ACS) has found that the death rate from

Most diets not meeting guidelines: CDC

By Eileen McGaurinThe nation as a whole flunked the fruit and vegetable test as reported by the Centers for Disease Control, but kids fared far ...
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Everything You HAVE TO KNOW about Dangerous Genetically Modified Foods

Everything you HAVE TO KNOW about Dangerous Genetically Modified Foods ORDER Please note: This video is taking a few extra moments to start up!     Expert Jeffrey ...
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Are the fruit and vegetables you eat safe? (PR)

Editor's note: A media report can be found at The Telegraph September 24, 2009. Please note that at least one statement in the news report ...
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H1N1 flu: What you need to know

What is H1N1 virus?The 2009 H1N1 or swine flu is a novel flu virus causing extreme illness in people. The virus was first detected in ...
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Bad Economy Boosters Health: Study

A feeble economy may add years to your life by inducing lifestyle changes that are good for your health, according to a University of Michigan ...
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High-Heels can lead to disabling foot problems

Ancient Egyptian butchers wore high heels to help them walk above the blood of slaughtered beasts, says randomhistory.com.While women today wear heels for perhaps other ...
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FDA 101: Product Recalls (video)

When an FDA-regulated product is defective or potentially harmful, removing it from the market may be necessary. In this Consumer Update video, FDA Recall Operations ...
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Do Damaging Videos Threaten Food Industry? Temple Grandin Speaks Out

"There is a point there economics alone must not be the sole justification for an animal production practice. When the egg producers asked ...
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Healthy Recipes: Apple Cinnamon Crostini

Fall Favorite Indulge in this season's favorite fruit by making a dessert that's as simple as cinnamon toast. By quick-cooking apples in the microwave, this ...
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The Flu: You've Gotten Your Shot, Now What?

Flu, seasonal flu or swine flu,is an illness that has caused millions of people physical misery throughout the ages. In the United States, we've eradicated ...
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Electronic Medical Systems Not Flawless

One of President Obama's health care reform initiatives is to convert all medical record keeping from paper based systems to electronic ones in an effort ...
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Weight loss helps sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is common among the overweight and obese.  A new study in the Sept. 28 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine finds that ...
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Vitamin D and Calcium Act Jointly to Prevent Cancer

Monday Sept 28, 2009 (foodconsumer.org) -- An article published in the Sept 2009 issue of Anticancer Research suggests that vitamin D supplements may better be ...
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More women choosing to have non-cancerous breast removed

By Eileen McGaurinWomen diagnosed with breast cancer are increasingly opting for prophylactic mastectomy, removal of a non-cancerous breast, even though the evidence that it prevents ...
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Secret Link Between Cigarettes and Cell Phones?

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 29 2009   Cell phones are used by an estimated 275 million people in the United States and 4 billion worldwide. A recent review of ...
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Can You Really Extend Your Life Span with this Antioxidant?

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 29 2009    In 2003, research showed that resveratrol, a powerful polyphenol and anti-fungal chemical, was able to increase the lifespan of yeast cells. ...
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10 Solid Tips to Safeguard Your Facebook Privacy

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 29 2009   Facebook has over 300 million active users. It is growing VERY rapidly. In July of this year there were 250 million ...
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WARNING: New Evidence Shows Mercury Present in Nearly ALL Fish

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 29 2009 According to a new U.S. Geological Survey study, scientists detected mercury contamination in every fish sampled in nearly 300 streams across ...
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Banana diet, water spray in stores, and diet and cancer

Publication Date: September 28, 2009 Contact: Alice Bender, (202) 328-7744  by Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research  Q: What is it ...
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Nutrition Notes: Seafood Choices for Your Health and a Healthy World

NUTRITION NOTES September 28, 2009     Contact: Alice Bender, (202) 328-7744  Seafood Choices for Your Health and a Healthy World  Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute ...
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Healthy Recipes: Oven-Fried Chicken

Winning Chicken for Tailgating By Dana Jacobi for the American Institute for Cancer Research Fried chicken is perfect for a tailgate picnic. The challenge is making ...
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Healthy Recipes: Savory Chickpea Stew with Spinach and Lemon

  from the American Institute for Cancer Research Commonly used for dishes like hummus or whole in salads, the chickpea has a much broader potential ...
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Most parents don't want their kids to receive swine flu vaccine

Sunday Sept 27, 2009 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new survey reported by Los Angeles Times finds that the majority of U.S. parents do not want their ...
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Anti-Aging: A Fresh Approach to Health and Wellness

Sunday Sept 27, 2009 (foodconsumer.org) -- After finally getting used to the idea that 50 is really the new 40, I heard an advertisement on ...
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Apple adds MMS support to iphone

News outlets report that Apple has added support for "multimedia Messaging Service" or simply MMS on its iphone 3G and 3GS. Responding to the addition of ...
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Woman implanted with another couple's embryo gives birth

Sunday Sept 27, 2009 (foodconsumer.org) -- Not all guardian angels have wings and golden harps; some come in the form of everyday citizens willing to ...
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World's oldest man eats two meals a day

Sunday Sept 27, 2009 (foodconsumer.org) ---The world's oldest man from Montana, who turned 113 last Monday, said he has eaten two meals a day for ...
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Tylenol recall 2009

McNell Consumer Healthcare and Food and Drug Administration notified consumers of a nationwide recall of certain Tylenol products because of potential manufacturing problems. The notice was ...
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Fructose linked to high risk of high blood pressure

Saturday Sept 26, 2009 (foodconsumer.org) -- A diet high in fructose raises blood pressure among men, according to new research.  Early studies have revealed bad ...
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New Hampshire Emu Dies from EEE

Saturday Sept 26, 2009 (foodconsumer.org) -- An emu that died in New Hampshire from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has made officials aware that the disease ...
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New AIDS vaccine promising

Saturday Sept 26, 2009 (foodconsumer.org) -- The phase III trial of an experimental AIDS vaccine in Thailand shows that the risk of infection with the AIDS-causing ...
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During Liquid Tamiflu Shortage, Pharmacists Relearn the Art of Compounding

By Rachel Stockton Last week my son and I were watching a TV Land marathon of the Andy Griffith Show.  It was released during 1961, ...
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FDA issues corrections on dosage of Tamiflu

By Sheilah DowneyConflicting directions that accompany prescriptions to Tamiflu could lead to "serious potential for dosing errors," and prompted a public safety alert from the ...
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Hepatitis C Carrier Pleads Guilty

By Rachel Stockton The 21st century’s version of Typhoid Mary pled guilty this week to spreading hepatitis C at the Rose Surgery Center in Colorado ...
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CDC H1N1 Flu Website Situation Update, September 26, 2009

Key Flu Indicators Each week CDC analyzes information about influenza disease activity in the United States and publishes findings of key flu indicators in a report ...
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Spanking children lowers IQ levels, creates stress

By Sheilah Downey Parents who don't spare the rod may be spoiling their child's IQ, according to research presented Friday by Dr. Murray Straus, a ...
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Pfizer to Pay Record $2.3 Billion Fine

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 26 2009 In the largest health care fraud ...
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Are Psychiatric Drugs Necessary?

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 26 2009 About one in every hundred people faces ...
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Warning: Metal Water Bottles May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 26 2009 Countless eco-conscious consumers have switched to Sigg ...
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Flu Vaccine Exposed

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 26 2009 Studies show that flu vaccines are unsafe ...
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Is there a vaccine against H1N1 (Swine flu)?

It is possible that the approaching flu season may be severe this fall, due to the H1N1 flu outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offer guidance ...
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Arkansas woman gets pregnant twice within 3 weeks

By David Liu A pregnant woman in Fort Smith, Arkansas got fertilized against during the pregnancy, a condition medically called superfetation, ABC News reports. She is ...
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FDA MedWatch:Tamiflu (oseltamivir) for Oral Suspension: Potential Medication Errors

Audience: Pharmacists, pediatrics healthcare professionals FDA issued a Public Health Alert to notify prescribers and pharmacists about potential dosing errors with Tamiflu (oseltamivir) for Oral ...
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Got hypertension? Use vitamin D!

Taking vitamin D supplements may help control hypertension or lower blood pressure, a review article published in the Oct 2009 issue of Nature reviews Cardiology ...
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Culprit Compounds That Block Beans' Healthful Iron Probed

ARS News ServiceAgricultural Research Service, USDABy Marcia Wood, (301) 504-1662, marcia.wood@ars.usda.govSeptember 24, 2009--View this report online, plus photos and related stories, at www.ars.usda.gov/is/prFamiliar beans like reds, whites ...
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Obesity-triggered cancers on the rise, women at greater risk

By Sheilah DowneyCancer caused by obesity has skyrocketed over the past years, according to a European study released today, and women are the hardest hit.Researchers ...
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The Improbable Conception

By Sheilah DowneyJulie Grovenburg said it was a "shocking, absolutely shocking experience" to find that she had conceived two children, two weeks apart, according to ...
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VERY Important Vaccine Question

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 24 2009   This important question comes from the National Autism Association. Sources:   National Autism Association   Dr. Mercola's Comments: The National Autism Association has posed a ...
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IV Vitamin C Used to Recover Terminal Swine Flu Case

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 24 2009 Dr. Thomas Levy sent me a case report where vitamin C was used to completely cure a case of swine flu. ...
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Med students Twittering secrets

By Sheilah Downey"Don't be deceived by the sense of anonymity the Internet fosters," cautions workplace legal expert Robin Bond, and it may be the best ...
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"Double jeopardy" facing travel industry in H1N1 travel fears

By Sheilah DowneyThe travel industry could face a "double jeopardy" of negative impacts if  the sluggish economy is also hit by swine-flu fears of traveling, ...
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New Formulation of OxyContin May Reduce Abuse Potential

By Rachel StocktonLast year, the FDA ordered Purdue Pharma to undergo more testing in order to prove the efficacy of its new tamper resistant version ...
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New Harvard Paper on Autism

The Vitamin D NewsletterNew Harvard Paper on AutismSeptember 23, 2009  Five Harvard researchers accept the Vitamin D theory of autism.   Last month, Dr. Dennis Kinney and four ...
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Women charged in website drug scheme (pr)

NEWS RELEASE  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2009 PRESS CONTACTS: Natalie Collins, Public Affairs Specialist   (702) 388-6508                  WOMAN CHARGED IN WEBSITE DRUG SCHEME    LAS VEGAS ...
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Sleep: A Commodity You Can’t Afford to Lose

“. . .  sleep, ‘tis a blessed thing, beloved from pole to pole”                            ...
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Flu linked to deaths from heart attack and heart disease

By David Liu A new study suggests that people infected with flu virus may be at higher risk for having a heart attack, particularly those who ...
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Accidental Prescription Drug Deaths Spike Upward

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 22 2009  The mortality rate from unintended injury in the U.S. rose 11 percent between 1999 and 2005. The ...
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7 Reasons to Eat More Saturated Fat

  Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 22 2009 | 35,619 views Tim Ferriss of The Four Hour Work Week has posted an exclusive excerpt ...
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Despite Anti-Vitamin D Bias, CDC Stumbles on Deficiency Link to H1N1 Deaths

  Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 22 2009  So far, Swine flu, H1N1, has killed thirty-six children in U.S. and analysis of CDC data indicates ...
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Alzheimer's prevention: Exercise tops the list

By Sheilah Downey Every 70 seconds, someone will develop Alzheimer's disease, states the Alzheimer's Association website. New numbers released Monday from the 2009 World Alzheimer's Report estimate ...
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Healthy Recipes:Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Tomato Sauce

A Twist on Spaghetti If you're having trouble working vegetables into your meals have no fear–this pasta look-alike is here to help. Spaghetti squash, ...
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National Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Could Harm Local, Family-scale and Organic Growers (PR)

Corporate Agribusiness Proposes Regulating Itself  Instead of Stricter Governmental Food Safety Oversight  CORNUCOPIA, WI:  USDA hearings begin this week on a proposal that would authorize the development ...
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Wait and See Approach Appropriate for Many Cases of Prostate Cancer

By Rachel Stockton When it comes to a cancer diagnosis, becoming passive and waiting to see what happens over time is not advice we’re used to hearing. But ...
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Another Weight Loss Benefit: Improved Kidney Function

By Rachel Stockton According to a new study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, another huge health benefit can be garnered by ...
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Vitamin D cuts risk of death from heart disease

Adults ages 65 and older may be less likely to die from heart disease if they take vitamin D supplements, according to new research. The study ...
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Girl Rejects Gardasil, Loses Path to Citizenship

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 21 2009  Simone Davis was born in Britain in 1992. Her paternal grandmother Jean Davis, who has complete parental rights and responsibility to ...
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Do We Really Want to be Like Vogue's Anna Wintour?

By Martha Rosenberg - marthar at foodconsumer dot org  The September Issue, R.J. Cutler's documentary about Vogue editor Anna Wintour has a lot in common with ...
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How Much Corn Stover can a Corn Grower Pick?

___________________________________________ ARS News Service Agricultural Research Service, USDA Don Comis, (301) 504-1625, donald.comis@ars.usda.gov September 21, 2009 --View this report online, plus photos and related stories, at www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr ___________________________________________ How much corn crop ...
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CHANGE 'Breast Cancer Awareness Month' to 'Breast Cancer PREVENTION Month' - (press release)

New Diagnosis & Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency Seminar  November 3, 2009 University of Toronto, Canada  http://www.grassrootshealth.net/events CHANGE 'Breast Cancer Awareness Month' to 'Breast Cancer PREVENTION Month.' It's time.  The ...
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Low-Level Fluoride Linked to Sperm Damage in Animals

By Fluoridealert.org When given at high doses, fluoride has been found to damage virtually any tissue in the body, whether it be the thyroid, the brain, ...
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Ippolito recalls spinach in the U.S. and Canada

By David Liu Ippolito International, LP based out of Salinas, California voluntarily issued a statement on Sept 18 on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website ...
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Expanded Criteria Organs May Soon Make the Donor A-List

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot org Out of necessity, transplant physicians have begun expanding the criteria for viable kidneys; the urban legend ...
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Why you should not vaccinate your children against the flu this season

By David Liu davidl at foodconsumer dot org Bill Sardi, the author of the book You Don’t Have To Be Afraid Of Cancer Anymore published an ...
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Is the FDA Poised to Ban a Century-Old Natural Remedy?

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 19 2009    Major Pharmaceuticals has put out a press release saying that they've been forced to shut down production of all natural desiccated ...
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Level of Daily Function Serves as Predictor of Alzheimer’s

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot org Alzheimer’s researchers are aware that if preventive medications for the disease are to be developed, there must be ...
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FDA Okays four H1N1 flu vaccines

By David LiuThe Food and Drug Administration on Sept 15 approved four H1N1 flu vaccines which are expected to be available in next four weeks.CSL ...
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Nutrition notes:Diabetes Prevention: Never Too Old

NUTRITION NOTES September 21, 2009     Contact: Alice Bender, (202) 328-7744  Diabetes Prevention: Never Too Old  Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research        Diabetes ...
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Nutrition notes:Trans Fat Traps

NUTRITION NOTES  September 7, 2009     Contact: Alice Bender, (202) 328-7744  Trans Fat Traps  Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research        The latest World ...
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Healthy Recipes:Scots Oatcakes

A Baking Lesson By Dana Jacobi for the American Institute for Cancer Research Remember when fat was so demonized that food companies concentrated on making low ...
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Healthy Recipes:Thai Fried Rice with Vegetables

Thai Fried Rice with Vegetables from the American Institute for Cancer Research This thoroughly Thai recipe offers the delicious taste of “take out” fried rice without the ...
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Everything You HAVE TO KNOW about Dangerous Genetically Modified Foods (press release)

by Jeffrey M. Smith View Jeffrey Smith’s powerhouse keynote to an audience of more than 1,000 and experience why so many say he is one of ...
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Vitamin C fights cancer - study

By David Liu davidl at foodconsumer dot org Vitamin C or ascorbic acid may be used to slow or stop cancer growth and increase the odds ...
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37% of U.S. Teen Girls Got HPV Vaccine

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot org Only 18% Received All 3 Shots; Coverage Varies by State Gardasil Gaining Popularity Across the NationIf you want ...
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Uninsured death rates spike since 1993

By Sheilah Downey sheilahd at foodconsumer dot orgSounding like a chapter out of "Insurance for Dummies," the essence of health insurance was summed up succinctly ...
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Inconvenient Truths About Gardasil and Swine Flu Vaccines

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 19 2009 | ...
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What to do If You Are Forced to Take Swine Flu Shot

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 19 2009 | ...
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Low Vitamin D Increases Flu Death Risk in Kids

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 22 2009 | ...
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FDA Approves Vaccines for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus

Editor's note: Those who want to avoid swine flu vaccine may consider using high doses of vitamin D.  Evidence has merged to suggested that vitamin D ...
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2008-2009 Influenza Season Week 36 ending September 12, 2009

All data are preliminary and may change as more reports are received. Synopsis: During week 36 (September 6-12, 2009), influenza activity increased in the U.S. During week 36: ...
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CDC:Influenza-like illness (ILI) are increasing nationally

Key Flu Indicators Each week CDC analyzes information about influenza disease activity in the United States and publishes findings of key flu indicators in a report ...
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Modest vitamin/mineral deficiencies increase age-related disease (press release)

Contact: Erin Goldsmithegoldsmith@mail.cho.org510-428-3069Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland New vitamin K analysis supports the triage theory Modest vitamin/mineral deficiencies increase age-related disease September 16, 2009 - ...
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EWG offers tips on how to reduce cell phone radiation

By David Liu Even though studies are inconsistent, some have suggested that cell phone radiation raises risk of brain tumors.  Environmental Working Group offers the following ...
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CDC updates recommendations for obstetric use of anntiviral medications

Updated Interim Recommendations for Obstetric Health Care Providers Related to Use of Antiviral Medications in the Treatment and Prevention of Influenza for the 2009-2010 Season September ...
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Religious Teens More Likely to Have Unexpected Pregnancy

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot org   The journal Reproductive Health is reporting on a study conducted by Dr. Joseph Strayhorn, Child/Adolescent Psychologist Drexel University ...
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Soda Talks Becoming a Carbonated Controversy

By Sheilah Downey sheilahd at foodconsumer dot org   Battle lines are being drawn in the debate over sugar-laden sodas, with both sides spewing more statistics on the ...
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FDA:Vaccines Approved for H1N1 Influenza Virus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved four vaccines for use against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. The vaccines—made by CSL Limited, MedImmune LLC, ...
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The Simple Inexpensive Way to Radically Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 15 2009 | ...
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Many Health Workers Won't Take Swine Flu Vaccine

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 17 2009 | ...
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Health Recipes:Game Day meals with Hass Avocados

  Ben: As temperatures start to drop, the competition is heating up. Whether you’re a baseball or a football fan, tailgating season has begun. To help ...
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New guidelines to cut needless radiation exposure

By Sheilah Downey The dangers of overdosing on CT scans has been widely reported, with some people exposed to more radiation than nuclear power plant ...
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Low breast feeding numbers "pathetic," say doctors

By Sheilah DowneyRecent research showing the benefits of baby formula enriched with an omega-three fatty acid has breast-feeding advocates crying "foul," accusing the food industry ...
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New Breakthrough Studies of ADHD Promising

By Rachel StocktonA study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association is reporting on a particular connection in the brain that may be ...
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Vitamin D protects against H1N1 - new evidence

Editor's note:  The following was received in two emails from Dr. John Cannell, a vitamin D expert who is President of Vitamin D Council.  Please ...
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Does Your Dog Play Well With Others?

By Martha Rosenberg - marthr at foodconsumer dot org Evanston, Il  If no one told you it was a lake, the 118 by 307 mile Lake Michigan ...
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New survey finds mercury in fish

The following abstract is cited from a new survey report released by National Water-Quality Assessment Program and Toxic Substances Hydrology Program. Mercury in Fish, Bed Sediment, ...
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Pathogenic bacteria found abundant in shower heads

Taking a shower does not always mean to clean your body. It can increase the risk of certain lung disease, according to a new study ...
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Daily Aspirin Regimen May Not be Prudent for Healthy People

By Rachel StocktonAn article in the journal Lancet is reporting on a large, British study on the efficacy of taking 80 mg of aspirin a ...
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Breast Cancer Drugs Not Without Their Own Risk

By Rachel Stockton They say that knowledge is power, which is true for the most part.  However, there is a downside with having knowledge ...
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H1N1 vaccines approved by the FDA

By Sheilah Downey Four vaccines to fight the H1N1 virus have been approved and are expected to be distributed nationally "in a few weeks," stated ...
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Your brain on fat -- mechanisms of overeating

By Sheilah Downey sheilahd at foodconsumer dot org There's a scientific reason it's almost impossible to put down that juicy hamburger and opt for salad ...
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Healthy Recipes:Southern Zesty Chicken

Southern Zesty Chicken Bring some healthy soul food to your table with this delicious entrée. Featuring lean chicken and black-eyed peas, this dish is full ...
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Doctors and Patients Sue White House Over Free Speech Violations

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 15 2009 The Office of the President and other ...
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The Simple Inexpensive Way to Radically Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 15 2009 Low levels of vitamin D are ...
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Pervasive B12 Deficiency Affects Millions – How About YOU?

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 15 2009 The common picture of a B12 ...
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Ancient Chinese remedy may help stop swine flu

We just reported that elderberry extract may be used to fight swine flu. Now a new study suggested that a Chinese herbal medicinal plant may ...
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Review: Cell phones raise risk of brain tumors

By David Liu davidl at foodconsumer dot org...
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High-Fiber Diets Prevent Polyps

High-fiber diets may help prevent colon cancer, according to new results from the Polyp Prevention Trial. Previous studies yielded ambiguous findings about whether fiber could ...
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10 Reasons Why Exercise is Good for Your Weight

  Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 12 2009 A recent Time magazine article, "Why Exercise Won't Make You Thin," is misleading at best. Exercise ...
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Limit your exposure to cell phone radiation

Limit Your Exposure ToCell Phone Radiation   Four billion people around the globe own cell phones. As the market for new devices has grown, so have concerns ...
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Carter's White House press secretary Jody Powell dies

Jody Powell, White House press secretary when President Jimmy Carter was in powder, died Monday of a heart attack, the Associated Press reported today. He ...
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New staph vacation spot: Beaches

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot org The greatest biological mystery this fall may not be whether or not the H1N1 swine flu virus will ...
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Update: Influenza Activity --- United States, April--August 2009

The first 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infections were identified in the United States in April 2009 (1). By August, the cumulative number of ...
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How did the Spanish Flu Enter the United States?

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot orgOn September 11, Washington D.C., realizing it was under siege, made a public announcement. The year however, was ...
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What's the Difference Between a Cold and the Flu?

by Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot orgEvery fall, the American public "gears up" for the winter months, otherwise known as cold and flu season. ...
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Type 1 Diabetes Explained

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot orgI grew up on a South Texas ranch; my father raised Angus cattle. His good friend was our ...
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Can Animals Catch the Flu?

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot orgAccording to mentalhealth.net, the flu, through the years, has infected many animals, such as ducks, chickens, pigs, whales, ...
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The Health and Emotional Risks of Perfectionism

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot orgRumor has it that 70% of all doctor visits are lifestyle related.  It doesn’t take too much imagination ...
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Foods high in fiber

High Intake of dietary fiber can help reduce risk of constipation, hemorrhoids, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, obesity, colon cancer, breast cancer and heart disease ...
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Beaches harbor deadly MRSA

The superbug known as multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus has been found not only in hospitals and communities, but now also at public beaches, researchers announced yesterday ...
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Do phytosterol reduce risk of heart disease? and more!

By Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN at American Institute for Cancer Research Q: Do phytosterols reduce risk of heart disease? A: Phytosterols, also called plant ...
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Nutrition Notes:School Fundraisers: Supporting or Undermining Health Messages?

NUTRITION NOTES  September 14, 2009     Contact: Alice Bender, (202) 328-7744  School Fundraisers: Supporting or Undermining Health Messages?  Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for ...
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Nutrition Notes:Trans Fat Traps

NUTRITION NOTES  September 7, 2009     Contact: Alice Bender, (202) 328-7744  Trans Fat Traps  Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research        The latest World ...
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Healthy Recipes:Garden Vegetables with Red Pepper Aioli

Feasting on Vegetables By Dana Jacobi for the American Institute for Cancer Research Walking through a local farmers’ market now, I find the vivid colors and ...
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Elderberry fruit extract may help fight H1N1 flu

A new in vitro study in the July 2009 issue of Photochemistry suggests that certain elderberry flavonoids may be more effective than Tamiflu and Amantadine ...
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Message for you from the President

john -- On Wednesday night President Obama delivered a passionate address on health reform to Congress and all Americans, then immediately wrote to you to ...
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University student dies from h1n1 complications

Foxnews reported that a Cornell University study died this Friday at Cayuga Medical center from H1N1 complications. Warren Schor, a 20 year old junior, is the ...
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High Risk Dieting

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot org The death several days ago of a young, British woman on the LighterLIfe Diet raises so many ...
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Live Near a Busy Freeway? It May be Raising Your Blood Pressure

By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot org A new study published in Environmental Health shows that busy roads and freeways can raise one’s blood ...
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Vitamin C helps protect your skin (press release)

Contact: Dr. Marcus S. Cooke44-116-252-5825University of LeicesterStudy reveals new role of vitamin C in skin protectionResults will be of great relevance to the cosmetics industryScientists ...
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More Fruits & Veggies: Talk But No Action

NUTRITION NOTESAugust 31, 2009     Contact: Mya R. Nelson, (202) 328-7744 Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDNAmerican Institute for Cancer Research       If all the pre-cut vegetables ...
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BPA found in aluminum water bottles

A toxic chemical known as bisphenol A is present in some aluminum water bottles made by Sigg Switzerland. ABC News reported that some eco-conscious consumers who ...
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How to avoid foods made with genetically modified organisms

Non-GMO Shopping GuideHow to avoid foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Download the PDF Version     Purchase in bulk  CORRECTION:   In the Dairy Products section of the ...
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Obesity may raise prostate cancer risk

A new study shows that body mass in younger and older adulthood and weight gain during these periods may influence a man's risk of prostate ...
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Huge Giveaways In White House Deal With Big Pharma

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 12 2009 A memo reveals that the White House ...
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FREE Book Documenting the Horrors of Vaccination

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 12 2009 At the link below, you will ...
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Mercury Fillings Battle Heats Up in D.C.

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 12 2009 First let me tell ...
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Fruit, vegetables better cognitive performance

A German study published in the August issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease has linked high intake of fruit and vegetables to better plasma ...
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FDA MedWatch:Portex Uncuffed Pediatric-Sized Tracheal Tubes

Portex Uncuffed Pediatric-Sized Tracheal Tubes (sizes 2.5, 3.0 and 3.5 mm)Audience: Anesthesiology healthcare professionals, hospital risk managersSmiths Medical and FDA notified healthcare professionals about a ...
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Study reveals new role of vitamin C in skin protection (press release)

Contact: Dr. Marcus S. Cooke 44-116-252-5825University of Leicester Study reveals new role of vitamin C in skin protection Results will be of great relevance to the cosmetics ...
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Healthy Recipes:Cauliflower with Mustard and Minced Dill

from the American Institute for Cancer Research        Break the routine of mundane steamed vegetables by creating a great side dish with cauliflower.  Although ...
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Healthy Recipes:Dressing Up Green Salads

By Dana Jacobi for the American Institute for Cancer Research When did you last rave about a lettuce leaf? Listen closely when someone praises ...
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Healthy Recipes:Crusted Cod with Hot Paprika

from the American Institute for Cancer Research Add some healthy zest to your menu with this unique fish dish. The spicy crispy crust offers a nice ...
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Nutrition Notes:Farmers’ Markets: Worth the Trip

  August 3, 2009     Contact: Mya R. Nelson, (202) 328-7744 Farmers’ Markets: Worth the Trip Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research       Business ...
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2008-2009 Influenza Season Week 35 ending September 5, 2009

All data are preliminary and may change as more reports are received. Synopsis: During week 35 (August 30-September 5, 2009), influenza activity increased in the U.S. During week ...
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By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot org By the end of the year, Vivus will apply for approval from the FDA to introduce a ...
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By Rachel Stockton rachels at foodconsumer dot org "Janie" was a sophomore at a large high school in the Midwest.  Her parents made an appointment ...
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Healthy Recipes:Crunchy Zucchini and Potato Cakes

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Health Recipes:Lemon Drops

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Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 10 2009 The gut health boosting effects of probiotics ...
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By Rachel Stockton - rachels at foodconsumer dot orgAccording to the Center for Disease Control, the influenza virus is responsible for 36,000 deaths per year ...
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By Rachel Stockton - rachels at foodconsumer dot orgCalories in minus calories out" seems pretty simple right? While this equation is basically valid when it ...
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Scientists recycle fat into "liquid gold"

By Sheilah Downey - sheilahd at foodconsumer dot orgUsing liposection leftovers, scientists at Stanford University have found a way to transform globs of gluttonous fat ...
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By Sheilah Downey - sheilahd at foodconsuemr dot org   The pathogen that triggered the Irish potato famine, and led to the deaths of 750,000 people, ...
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IV Vitamin C Used to Recover Terminal Swine Flu Case

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 08 2009   Dr. Thomas Levy sent me a report on a case where vitamin C was used to completely cure a case of ...
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Why Mammography is NOT an Effective Breast Cancer Screen

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  December 04 2008   The most devastating loss of life from breast cancer occurs between the ages of 30 to 50. Fortunately, you have more ...
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Another Shocking Warning About Swine Flu Vaccine

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 08 2009   The swine flu vaccine has been hit by new cancer fears after a German health expert gave a shocking warning about ...
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Healthy Recipes:French Baked Beets

Colorful Creation Liven up your dinner table with a deep-hued dish of beets, baked French-style. With only 80 calories per serving this colorful dish makes an ...
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By  Rachel Stockton - rachels at foodconsumer dot orgHypertension, a journal published by the American Heart Association is reporting the results of the so called ...
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  A new study by researchers from University of Utah and Columbia University suggests that one type of retrovirus may be a cause of prostate cancer. Xenotropic ...
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Keeping Kids Flu Free: The Importance of Healthy Foods

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The Best Foods to Improve Your Immunity

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 07 2009   Incorporate these healthy foods into your diet to strengthen your immune system in a way your taste buds can appreciate.   Yogurt   Yogurt that ...
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Eating garlic may help prevent Alzheimer's

  A new study published in the online edition of the journal Nature Genetics identified two more genes where mutations are found in Alzheimer's disease patients. The ...
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September: National Addiction and Recovery Month

This month marks the twentieth anniversary of National Addiction and Recovery Month; all across the nation cities are celebrating recovery with those who have been ...
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Dietary fiber cuts breast cancer risk in older women

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Vitamin D: What you need to know

Vitamin D The form of vitamin D most talked about is the one known as Vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol, which is produced when the skin is ...
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Tap Tops Flow round London (press release)

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Bottled water better than tap water?

Many people may mistakenly think that pricey bottled water is better than tap water and they are willing to pay a much higher price to ...
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U.S Prepares for Flu Hospitalizations

By Rachel Stockton -rachel at foodconsumer dot orgI have it on good authority that the trees in the upper Midwest and along the eastern seaboard ...
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Anticancer compound found in American mayapple (press release)

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Genetic mutations raise Alzheimer's risk, healthy lifestyle cuts the risk

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Largest ever Alzheimer’s gene study unveils dementia mysteries

Latest news Largest ever Alzheimer’s gene study unveils dementia mysteries 6th September 2009 British scientists have discovered two new genes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, while French colleagues uncovered ...
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By Martha Rosenberg - marthar at foodconsumer dot org Early in the pages of Eat, Pray, Love, on her way to India, author Elizabeth Gilbert drops ...
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Yoga Study Proves Efficacy for Chronic Pain Sufferers

By Rachel Stockton  rachels at foodconsumer dot orgNecessarily in all of the discussion regarding health care, the subject of prevention invariably comes up.  This makes ...
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The Vitamin D Newsletter September 5, 2009 Vitamin D Studies of Interest This is a periodic newsletter from the Vitamin D Council, a non-profit trying to end the ...
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A gentleman named Fred DeNegri, 55, resident of Ormond Beach, Florida, experienced some extraordinary sensation when he drank a can of Diet Pepsi, according to ...
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New bills may give you medical freedom

The following is cited from Daniel Chapter One, a dietary supplements company that is now fighting the FTC in court for freedom of health speech. ...
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Dietary supplements help defeat leukemia, one patient says

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Vitamin C deficiency may impair brain development

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Magnesium plays important roles in both the structure and the function of the human body, which contains about 35 grams of this element with over ...
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Aloe vera: What you need to know

Introduction Aloe vera's use can be traced back 6,000 years to early Egypt, where the plant was depicted on stone carvings. Known as the "plant of ...
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Avoid This if You Want to Keep Your Thyroid Healthy

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 05 2009   Bromides are a common endocrine disruptor. Because bromide is also a halide, it competes for the same receptors that are used ...
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Why You Should Get Off Prescription Acid-Reducing Drugs ASAP

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 05 2009   Treatment with the anti-heartburn drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for eight weeks induces acid-related symptoms like heartburn, acid regurgitation ...
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Chickens Not Fooled by GM Crops

Posted by: Dr. Mercola  September 05 2009   Chickens refusing to eat the maize they had been fed has led to the discovery that their feed had been genetically ...
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Updated Guidance for Child Care and Early Childhood Programs

Updated Guidance for Child Care and Early Childhood Programs CDC has released new guidance to help decrease the spread of influenza (flu) among children in early ...
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Mercury level in women increases - study

David Liu davidl at foodconsumer dot org  More U.S. women today than ever tested positive for inorganic mercury and the average concentration of mercury in women ...
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WHO Admits to Releasing Pandemic Virus into Population via 'Mock-Up' Vaccines

Posted by: Dr. Mercola September 03 2009 6,125   The document on the WHO website linked below states that it is common procedure to release pandemic viruses into the population ...
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