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Brushing teeth prevents heart disease?

Brushing teeth may help prevent heart disease, a new study published in the British Medical Journal suggests.  The study, led by Professor Richard Watt from the

Food groups representing 95% of vitamin D intake 2005 - 2006

Editor's note: This is presented at the sixth (final) meeting of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee took place on May 12, 2010. The committee is working on the Dietary Guidelines 2010 for Americans, which should be released sometime this year. We believe that the major source of vitamin D should be sunshine as it is evident that dietary vitamin D is not sufficient for most people....
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Comments for Dietary Guidelines 2010 for Americans (1)

The government has been working on the Dietary Guideline 2010 for Americans.  The following are the opinions of some experts regarding how carbohydrates should be ...
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Pharma Influence at Psychiatric Association Meeting Still Felt

By Martha Rosenberg New Orleans It was 95 degrees with 99 percent humidity. The Gulf had the biggest oil spill in US history.  And attendees to ...
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May 31 Is World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2010, focuses on gender and tobacco, with an emphasis on marketing to women. Make this the day you ...
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Smoking ups lung cancer risk in women - study

Smoking can increase risk of developing lung cancer in women, according to a new study published in the May 14 2010 issue of Environmental Health ...
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Mediterranean diet linked to low cancer risk

A new study suggests that eating a diet similar to the Mediterranean diet may reduce risk of upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) cancers.  UADT cancers include ...
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Easy Rider Actor Dennis Hopper Dies from Prostate Cancer

Dennis Hopper, actor well known as the director, star and co writer of Easy Rider, has died after a short battle against prostate cancer, his ...
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Tobacco use kills more than a million women a year

The World health Organization said on May 28 that tobacco companies aggressively market their tobacco products to girls and women, especially, in developing countries, VOA ...
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Prenatal exposure to BPA, DES may boost breast cancer risk

Fetuses exposed to chemicals like Bisphenol-A (BPA) and Diethylstilbestrol (DES) in the womb may have a higher risk of developing breast cancer in their adulthood, ...
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Healthy Recipes: Crunchy Pumpkin Pie

CRUNCHY PUMPKIN PIE This pie uses only a small amount of oil in the crust and skim milk in the filling to make it heart-healthy. For the ...
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Healthy Recipes: Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup Ground chicken and lean ground beef lower the amount of fat in this soup. 1/2 pound ground chicken 1/2 pound ground lean beef 10 cups water 1 ...
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Why has this Common Food Been Dumped in Europe… Yet, is Still Rampant in the US?

Posted By Dr. Mercola | May 29 2010 A group of conventional physicians who are strongly aligned with the pharmaceutical paradigm have called themselves the “skeptics”. They ...
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Omega-3's Linked to Healthier, Stronger Bones

Posted By Dr. Mercola | May 29 2010 Increased intake of omega-3 fats, and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in particular, increases bone mineral content and produces healthier, stronger bones -- ...
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Differences by Sex in Tobacco Use and Awareness of Tobacco Marketing

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)...
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FDA Says You Have No Right to Real Food Unless They Give You Permission First

Posted By Dr. Mercola | May 29 2010 The FDA has finally made its food-rights policy crystal clear. Here’s the agency’s position, made evident in their response to a ...
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Gary Coleman Dead After an Intracranial Hemorrhage

Actor Gary Coleman was dead a few days after an intracranial hemorrhage, according to media reports.  He was 42. Rumor says that Coleman suffered a head ...
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Memorial Day

Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans [the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)] established ...
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Obesity boosts cancer risk big time

Researchers published an article in the Feb 2010 issue of The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society saying obesity is associated with increased risk of a ...
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Tanning Beds Linked to Melanoma - Should We Worry?

A new study suggests that obsessive use of tanning beds may increase risk of developing a deadly skin cancer called melanoma.  The study showed that men ...
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Healthy Recipes: Apricot-Orange Bread

APRICOT-ORANGE BREAD Only 1 egg and very little margine are used in this low-saturated-fat, low-cholesterol low-sodium bread. 1   (6 oz) package of dried apricots cut ...
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Healthy Recipes: New Orleans Red Beans

NEW ORLEANS RED BEANS   This vegetarian main dish is cholesterol-free, virtually fat-free, and chock full of vegetables. 1 lb dry red beans 2 qt water 11/2 C ...
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Get to know which food is low in pesticides

Foodnews.org publishes a list of 49 types of plant foods - fruits and vegetables based on the level of pesticides found.  Listed below are the ...
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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals pose cancer risk

  A review article published online May 25 in Nature Reviews Endocrinology finds that endocrine-disrupting chemicals like bisphenol A found in plastic pose cancer risk in ...
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Resveratrol Boosts Brain Blood Flow

Posted By Dr. Mercola | May 27 2010 A new study shows that high doses of resveratrol may improve brain blood flow and could potentially boost brain health. Resveratrol is ...
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What is the Real Cancer Threat from Cell Phones?

Posted by: Dr. Mercola | May 27 2010 The U.S. President’s Cancer Panel has reported that “the true burden of environmentally induced cancers has been grossly underestimated.” The panel ...
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Gut Bacteria Offer New Hope for People with Celiac Disease

Posted By Dr. Mercola | May 27 2010 Probiotics and/or prebiotics may help alleviate the severity of celiac disease. According to a new research study, intestinal bacteria in celiac ...
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Broccoli Component Limits Breast Cancer Stem Cells

Posted By Dr. Mercola | May 27 2010 Sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli, could help treat breast cancer by targeting cancer stem cells, which fuel the growth of ...
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2-year-old boy smokes 40 cigarettes a day

A video first released on YouTube yesterday and now circulated everywhere on the internet shows a 2-year old Indonesian boy smokes like an adult. Ardi Rizal ...
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Healthy Recipes: Chicken Marsala

CHICKEN MARSALA Wine, lemons, and mushrooms flavor this chicken recipe the lower salt and lower fat way. 1/8 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 C flour 4 chicken breasts, ...
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Healthy Recipes: Summer Breezes Smoothie

SUMMER BREEZES SMOOTHIE   Perfect low fat thirst quencher. 1 cup yogurt, plain nonfat 6 medium   strawberries 1 cup pineapple, crushed, canned in juice 1 medium   banana 1 tsp ...
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FDA: Antacids raise bone fracture risk

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned on Tuesday that a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors or PPIs or commonly called antacids when ...
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Autism Professor Needs Help

5/26/10   Autism Professor Needs Help   Professor Gene Stubbs of the University of Oregon needs help with his study about vitamin D and autism. He is testing the ...
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What is the current water temperature at the beach?

Water sports are described by the recreation standard as water skiing, surfing, scuba diving, visiting a beach, swimming in an outdoor pool, and/or swimming in lakes and rivers. Some recreation ...
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Omega-3 fatty acids help prevent all-cause mortality and cardovascular events

A new trial suggests that supplements of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) may reduce risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks.  The ...
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Flavanol-rich cocoa help prevent heart attacks

  A study published in the March-April 2009 issue of Journal of the American Society of Hypertension suggests eating flavanol-rich cocoa may reduce risk of myocardial ...
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Recreational Water Illness (RWI) Prevention: Take action and stay healthy!

Swimming is great exercise with many health benefits, but the water you swim in can also spread germs that can make you sick and cause ...
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Healthy Recipes: The Big Memorial Day Grill

One of the biggest grilling weekends is just days away and still confusion about a link between grilling and cancer abounds. The secret to safe ...
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Why the AMA Wants to Muzzle Your Doctor

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 25 2010 The American Medical Association (AMA) trying to silence doctors who oppose Obama’s health care package. After a Florida urologist placed a ...
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Dark Chocolate Guards Against Brain Injury

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 25 2010 Researchers have discovered that epicatechin, a compound in dark chocolate, may protect your brain after a stroke by increasing cellular ...
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The Silent Epidemic -- Legal Prescription Drug Abuse

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 25 2010 Not a lot of attention is paid to prescription drug abuse. But nearly 20 percent of Americans have used prescription ...
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Startling Research Findings: A Newly Discovered Cause of High Blood Pressure and Obesity?

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 25 2010   Dr. Mercola's Comments:   If you have been reading my recent articles about fructose you will probably recognize Dr. Richard Johnson. Dr. ...
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Healthy Recipes: Rainbow fruit salad

RAINBOW FRUIT SALAD Good as a side dish or dessert, this salad made from fresh fruit is naturally low in fat, saturated fat, and sodium and ...
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Healthy Recipes: Finger-licking curried chicken

FINGER-LICKING CURRIED CHICKEN Take the skin off chicken to lower the amount of saturated fat.   1 1/2 tsps   curry powder 1 tsp thyme, crushed 1 stalk ...
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Marine Oil Spills

On April 20, 2010, an explosion and fire occurred on the Deepwater Horizon, a semisubmersible drilling platform located approximately 50 miles southeast of Venice, Louisiana. The damaged platform ...
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Cholesterol, eggs raises heart risk in older people

Editor's note: This study is not a trial, which means that it does not reveal a cause and effect relationship between consumption of dietary cholesterol and eggs and increased risk of coronary heart disease. Regardless, it is important as always to have a nutritionally balanced diet....
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Severe diabetes means higher cancer risk

A person could have a higher risk of developing a cancer if ever hospitalized for type 2 diabetes, according to a new study in the ...
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Drinking alcohol boosts risk of death from cancer

A new study in the May 2010 issue of Journal of Epidemiology suggests that alcohol consumption boosts cancer mortality risk. The study showed that heavy alcohol ...
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Fruit and vegetables prevent benign breast tumor

  A new study suggests eating lots of fruits and vegetables may decrease risk of developing fibroadenomas - benign breast tumors that are a risk factor ...
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Southern European Atlantic Diet helps prevent heart attack

A new study reported in the May 19, 2010 issue of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition  suggests that eating a Southern European Atlantic Diet ...
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Vitamin D boosts physical performance

Vitamin D Council May 23, 2010   The Chicago Blackhawks are the first vitamin D team in modern professional sports history.   According to my sources, the Chicago Blackhawk team ...
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Healthy Recipes: Oriental Rice

ORIENTAL RICE Skimming the fat off the chicken stock and using a minimum of oil and no added salt means that this crunchy rice is lower ...
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Healthy Recipes: Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken

Removing the chicken fat and skin and adding no salt to the tasty sauce makes this chicken favorite heart-healthy.   3 lb  chicken parts (breast, drumstick, ...
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No reason to avoid having sex after a heart attack

  No reason to avoid having sex after a heart attack  A new survey found that only half of men and a third of women reported that ...
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Salmonella-tainted alfalfa sprouts being recalled

On May 21st, Caldwell Fresh Foods of Maywood, CA announced its voluntary recall on all alfalfa sprouts marketed under the Caldwell Fresh Foods, Nature’s Choice, ...
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Heart attack survivors can have sex as usual

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What's that smell?

Dear readers, Fragrances are designed to make you smell good, but is that all they are doing? In a recently released study of 17 name-brand fragrances co-authored ...
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How Deeply-Flawed Medical Studies Lie About Drug Safety…

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 22 2010 Is modern medicine actually "scientific"? The gold standard for modern medicine is the double-blind and placebo-controlled trial. But there are ...
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When $93,000 Only Buys You 4 Months to Live…

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 22 2010 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a first vaccine to treat prostate cancer. The price tag? $93,000. Of course, ...
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Warning: This Common Food Causes Devastating Offspring Defects in New Research Study

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 22 2010 In this interview, Jeffrey Smith, author of the bestseller Seeds of Deception, and Genetic Roulette, discusses the latest GMO research findings coming ...
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Genetically Modified Soy Linked to Sterility, Infant Mortality

Genetically Modified Soy Linked to Sterility, Infant Mortality "This study was just routine," said Russian biologist Alexey V. Surov, in what could end up as the ...
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Healthy Recipes: Mid-May Fiesta - Black Bean and Orange Salsa

Forget the sour cream and fried fare in your appetizers; this dip will satisfy your hunger and your taste buds. Beans are low in fat ...
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What is a recession?

Typically, a recession is a significant decline in a country's economic activity for two consecutive fiscal quarters. To learn more, including how deflation and inflation affect you, visit the FAQ at USA.gov....
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The Doctor Won’t See You Now: New Training Helps Prescribers Cope With Pharma Over Promotion

By Martha Rosenberg Chicago - "We need to be holding their hand and whispering in their ear Neurontin for pain, Neurontin for monotherapy, Neurontin for bipolar, Neurontin ...
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Can Autism Diet Help Autistic Children?

One in 100 children in the United States suffer autism.  A new study in the April 2010 issue of Nutritional Neuroscience suggests that a strict ...
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How can I prepare for a hurricane?

It's not too early to prepare for a hurricane: the East Pacific hurricane season is currently underway, and the Atlantic hurricane season begins in June. National Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 23-29. Visit the FAQ at USA.gov to learn how you can prepare....
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Viagra may cause hearing loss, what else can men use?

A new study suggests that taking too much of Viagra and Viagra-like medications indicted to treat erectile dysfunction may lead to hearing loss. The study published ...
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New global coffee research initiative announced (PR)

May 20, 2010 New global coffee research initiative announced Companies pledge $250,000 in initial funding Contact(s): Tracy Ging 562-624-4100, tging@scaa.org Tim Schilling, tschillingfrance@gmail LONG BEACH, Calif. -- At a recent ...
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CDC: Violations Identified from Routine Swimming Pool Inspections

Violations Identified from Routine Swimming Pool Inspections --- Selected States and Counties, United States, 2008 Weekly May 21, 2010 / 59(19);582-587 Swimming is the third most popular U.S. ...
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Drug Company to Pay Half a Billion Dollar Fine for ILLEGAL Marketing

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 20 2010 Drugmaker AstraZeneca has agreed to pay $520 million to settle federal investigations into marketing practices for its schizophrenia drug Seroquel. ...
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Green Tea Could Reduce Glaucoma Risk

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 20 2010 Catechins in green tea could help protect you against glaucoma and other eye diseases. New research finds that the ingredients ...
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Healthy Recipes: Fish Veronique

FISH VERONIQUE Defatted chicken broth and low-fat milk lower the fat content, yet give the sauce a rich creamy taste.   as needed   nonstick cooking spray 1 lb ...
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Healthy Recipes: Turkey Stuffed Cabbage

Turkey Stuffed Cabbage This hearty entree uses half ground turkey and half lean ground beef and no added salt for a lower fat and salt taste ...
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Where can I learn about protecting my eyesight?

Vision impairment, or low vision, means that even with eyeglasses, contact lenses, medicine or surgery, a person's eyesight cannot be corrected to a "normal" level. ...
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Processed meat linked to heart disease, diabetes - What you need to know

Editor’s note:  All lead authors on medical studies have assistance from a support staff; FC acknowledges this; so please assume  that when a lead is ...
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Who's supplying the great chefs of Texas? (PR)

May 19, 2010 Who's supplying the great chefs of Texas? Farm tours give area chefs taste of locally grown products By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-467-6575 Contact(s): Marilyn Magaro 210-820-0288, marilyn.magaro@texasagriculture.gov Dr. ...
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FDA Warning Letters Show Dangerous Drugs in Cows and Veal

By Martha Rosenberg Many food consumers worry about pathogens like E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria in their meat. But according to a new government report, they ...
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Cell phone use may increase brain cancer risk

Cell phone use may increase a rare yet deadly brain cancer called glioma, according to a new study published in the May 18 International Journal ...
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Pesticides linked to high risk of ADHD in children

Exposure to pesticides known as organophosphates may increase risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD in children, a new study suggests. Researchers tested urine samples from pediatric ...
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Processed meat linked to elevated risk of heart disease, diabetes

Eating processed meat with preservatives like bacon, sausage, hot dogs and other processed meats may increase risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to a ...
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How Corrupted Drug Companies Deceive and Manipulate Your Doctor

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 18 2010 Dr. Beatrice Golomb, Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Diego, masterfully exposes the corruption that has metastasized ...
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Why US Meats Are Horrendous: The Vulgar Truth About What You Eat with that Steak or Burger

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 18 2010 In 2008, Mexico refused a shipment of U.S. beef. The meat exceeded Mexico's regulatory upper limit for copper. The meat ...
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Why did the Russians Ban an Appliance Found in 90% of American Homes?

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 18 2010 By now, you probably know that what you eat has a profound impact on your health. The mantra, “You are ...
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L-Carnitine helps type 2 diabetes

A small study has proved that taking l-carnitine supplements while using a calorie-restricted diet improves insulin resistance in patients who were diagnosed with impaired fasting ...
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Vitamin C cuts smoking-induced atherosclerosis risk

Smoking cigarettes increases risk of atherosclerosis, but vitamin C supplementation may help offset the effect, according to a new study. The study led by Ray T ...
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Tainted rotavirus vaccine safe to use, FDA says

The pig virus found in Rotavirus vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline does not pose any health risk, media reports cited U.S. health regulators as ruling on ...
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Peanut allergy in children on the rise?

The prevalence of peanut allergy and tree nut allergy has been increasing in the past decade, according to a study. The prevalence of peanut or tree ...
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Where can I find resources for older Americans?

In 1963, a total of 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. Public interest in older Americans and their concerns was growing. In April of ...
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Healthy Recipes: Soup - Mexican Pozole

Only a small amount of oil is needed to saute meat. 2 pounds lean beef, cubed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove ...
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5 Reasons Why Type One Diabetes is on the Rise

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 13 2010 A 2009 study in The Lancet found that new cases of type 1 diabetes in kids could double in the next 10 ...
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Probiotics Benefit Metabolic Syndrome Patients

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 13 2010 A study found that probiotics could help improve the metabolic syndrome by counteracting the adverse effects of a high-fat diet. ...
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Diet linked to Alzheimer's disease risk

  A new study published in  the April 12, 2010 issue of Archives of Neurology suggests that eating lots of veggies and little red meat and ...
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Health Care Reform Law Challenged

The new Health care reform law is believed to be a victory of the Obama administration. But before it takes effect, some states promised to ...
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Walgreen delays selling genetic testing kits

Walgreen has reportedly planned to sell consumers a genetic testing kit to help them assess their risk for certain inherited diseases. Media outlets reported that the ...
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Folic acid helps vascular function in female amenorrheic runners

Taking folic acid supplements can be a cost-effective measure to improve vascular function in young female runners who suffer amenorrhea more likely than others, according ...
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Healthy Recipes: Chayotes Stuffed With Cheese

This heart-healthy dish uses low fat cheese and a small amount of margarine. 6 small chayotes (christophine), cut in half, lengthwise 2 quarts water 1 cup low fat ...
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Information for Coastal Residents

On Tuesday, April 20, an explosion aboard the Deep Water Horizon sunk the drilling rig, causing oil to spill into the Gulf of Mexico. CDC and ATSDR responders are in close communication with other federal agencies and with state health departments, and will work together to recommend measures to protect the public’s health....
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Vitamin D newsletter: Vitamin D questions and answers

Vitamin D Questions and Answers: International Edition OBTAINING ADEQUATE DOSES OF VITAMIN D Dr. Cannell: As a nutritionist, I am preparing my own website to spread the word ...
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Workaholics more likely to have heart problem?

A new study published online in the European Heart Journal suggests working overtime for a few hours may drastically boost heart risk. The study showed that ...
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Postmenopausal breast cancer preventable

Women in the Western countries are at higher risk of breast cancer compared to those are in developing countries and the cause for the difference ...
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High estrone linked to higher prostate cancer risk

High sex hormone levels may increase risk of prostate cancer, according to a new study published in the May 6, 2010 issue Urology. The study led ...
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Forget about statins! Eat lots of nuts instead

Don't want to take statins to lower your cholesterol?  Eat lots of nuts! Eating a lot of nuts may help lower cholesterol and improve your heart ...
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Healthy Recipes: Spinach and Corn Quesadilla

Quesadilla Done Light A little bit of cheese can go a long way when combined with delicious, filling vegetables. Lightly sautéed spinach, fresh corn kernels and ...
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Where is my tax refund?

If you filed your federal income tax return and are due a refund, you can check the status of your refund online. Where's My Refund? is an interactive tool ...
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LA area people needed for TV report (PR)

Dr. Bruce Hensel M.D., chief medical correspondent for KNBC in Los Angeles and WNBC in New York, is doing a TV report on vitamin D.   He ...
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The Hidden Link to Black-White Disparities in Bad Birth Outcomes

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 11 2010 In the United States, there are disparities in rates of pregnancy problems among women of different skin colors. One previously ...
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Rats on Junk Food Pass Cancer Down the Generations

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 11 2010 When pregnant rats were fed a fatty diet, both their daughters and granddaughters proved to be at greater risk of ...
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One of the Biggest Health Frauds EVER Perpetrated on the American People...

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 11 2010 Animals in southern Iceland are at risk of fluoride poisoning if they inhale or ingest the ash from the recent ...
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More genes linked to breast cancer risk

UK Researchers found five more genes associated with breast cancer risk explaining why some women have a family history of the disease. The researchers at Cambridge ...
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Healthy Recipes: Asparagus, Thyme and Tomato Halibut

A Wrinkle in Thyme Infuse roasted halibut with fresh thyme for a slightly sweet, aromatic dish that’s perfect for dining al fresco. This firm fish with ...
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What are some tips for celebrating prom night safely?

Prom night can be an exciting event for teens, but it can come with risks. Visit the FAQ at USA.gov for links to how to ...
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Well-done meat does not raise breast cancer risk

Contradictory to some previous stduies, a new study suggests that intake of meat-derived heterocyclic amines (HCA) may increase risk of breast cancer. The study in the ...
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Broccoli compound fights breast cancer

A compound found in broccoli could be enlisted to fight or treat breast cancer, according to a new study by researchers at the University of ...
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Freshway Foods Recalls Romaine Lettuce Salad

The Food and Drug Administration said on May 6 that it supports a voluntary recall by Freshway Foods  of Sidney, Ohio for certain lettuce products ...
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Coffee, soft drinks not linked to colon cancer risk

  A new study published online May 7 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests drinking even large amounts of coffee and sugar-sweetened, carbonated ...
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Popular baby names for 2009

"Jacob" continues to be the most popular name for boys, but "Emma" has dropped to #2. Can you guess the new #1 name for girls? Top 10 Names ...
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Healthy Recipes: Mango Shake

Mango Shake Children love the creamy sweet taste of this drink. 2 cups 1% milk 4 tablespoons   frozen mango juice (or 1 fresh pitted mango) 1 small banana 2 ...
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Healthy Recipes: Black Beans with Rice

BLACK BEANS WITH RICE A delicious Caribbean favorite that is cholesterol free and made with very little added fat.   1 lb dry black beans 7 C ...
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Staten Island Ferry accident leading to 60 injuries

A New York City's Staten Island Ferry boat has crashed into a passenger terminal leading to over 60 injuries, the New York Police Department reported. Luckily, ...
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PCP: Medical radiation ups breast cancer risk

The President's Cancer Panel released this week an annual report on the cancer risks from the environment warning that medical radiation raises breast cancer risk. The ...
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Tylenol linked to autism

Some observational evidence has suggested that use of Tylenol in pregnant women and young children may increase risk of pediatric autism. One study of 83 children ...
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Adding this Simple Addition to Meat Helps Decrease Damage When you Cook It

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 08 2010 Cooking meat with an antioxidant-rich spice mix could reduce compounds that have been linked to heart disease and cancer. Food Navigator ...
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Two Arthritis Powerhouses Even Stronger Together

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 08 2010 New research shows that omega-3 fats and glucosamine work together to provide additional benefits for people with osteoarthritis. Scientists gave 1500 ...
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The MOST Effective Treatment for Depression Isn't Drugs... But You'll Never Hear That From Your Psychiatrist

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 08 2010 Here, medical journalist and Pulitzer Prize nominee Robert Whitaker discusses the widespread use of psychiatric drugs. His first book, Mad in America, explains ...
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Tylenol Recall 2010 Lot Numbers

A Johnson & Johnson division is recalling 43 OTC medicines indicated for infants and children, including liquid forms of Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl, due ...
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Bret Michaels press conference

Bret Michaels update Media reports say doctors are going to hold a press conference to announce that Bret Michaels is expected to fully recover from his ...
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13 Plants That Could Kill You

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 04 2010 Apples: Apple seeds contain cyanogenic glycosides. If you eat enough of the seeds, you could very well die. Deadly Nightshade:  The nightshade ...
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How a Phys Ed Program Transformed One School

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 04 2010 At Naperville Central High School, west of Chicago, children who are having problems with math or reading go to gym ...
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Why You Want to Avoid Foie Gras

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 04 2010 Actress Kate Winslet has joined the fight against foie gras. She has narrated a video which demonstrates the terrifying and ...
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OBESITY CONSPIRACY: The U.S. Government Scandal that's Really Making You Fat

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 04 2010 A decade ago, an American woman's waist, on average, was close to two inches smaller than. Eighteen year olds are ...
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May 2 - 8 is National Drinking Water Week

National Drinking Water Week 2010: "Only Tap Water Delivers" Water is the foundation for life. Learn more about the tap water you use every day and ...
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Take the Next Step after an ADHD Diagnosis

Children with ADHD have trouble paying attention, may act without thinking about the consequences, and in some cases, can be overly active. Remember, while ADHD ...
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May is High Blood Pressure Education Month

About 74.5 million people in the United States have high blood pressure, which is also called hypertension. Learn how to control your blood pressure. May is ...
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Cancer and women

Cancer and Women Every year, cancer claims the lives of more than a quarter of a million women in America. A woman can reduce her cancer ...
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Healthy Recipes: Apple Coffee Cake

APPLE COFFEE CAKE Apples and raisins provide the moistness, which means less oil can be used in this low saturated fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium ...
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Healthy Recipes: Parmesan Rice & Pasta Pilaf

PARMESAN RICE & PASTA PILAF After the pasta and onion are sauteed, the oil is drained to minimize the fat content of this interesting pilaf. 2 Tbsp ...
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Action Alert – Protect Your Right to Know Which Foods Contain GMOs (PR)

From Institute for Responsible Technology Please send this URGENT message to U.S. Government leaders to protect your right to know which foods are made from genetically modified ...
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Obese kids more likely to be bullied

Obese children were more likely to be bullied than those with normal-weight regardless of other demographic, social and academic factors, a new study found. The study ...
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Study: Physical activity cuts breast cancer risk

Physical activity may not only help prevent breast cancer, but also treat the disease and improve prognosis, early studies suggest. A new case-control study published in ...
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Michigan bans smoking

The Michigan smoking ban took effect Saturday May 1 2010, making the state the 38th state to enact a smoking free law. The Michigan legislature passed ...
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Jose Andres Restaurants

Jose Andres, a famous Spanish chef, along with thinkfoodgroup own a number of restaurants or eateries including Jaleo, Zaytunya, Oyamel, Cafe Atlantico and the critically ...
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What is Tay-Sachs disease?

What is Tay-Sachs Disease? Tay-Sachs disease is a health condition in which harmful quantities of a fatyy substance called ganglioside GM2 build up in tissues and ...
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USDA CONSUMER ALERT: Keeping Food Safe During An Emergency

Kathy Bernard (301) 344-4746Peggy Riek (202) 720-9113 WASHINGTON - May 2, 2010 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing recommendations to residents in the Southeast, ...
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Dairy products linked to high prostate cancer risk

The Food and Drug Administration has reportedly approved a therapeutic vaccine indicated to treat advanced prostate cancer, according to media reports. This vaccine known as Provenge ...
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Healthy Recipes: Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken

Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken Removing the chicken fat and skin and adding no salt to the tasty sauce makes this chicken favorite heart-healthy.   3 lb  chicken ...
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Healthy Recipes: Chayotes Stuffed With Cheese

Chayotes Stuffed With Cheese This heart-healthy dish uses low fat cheese and a small amount of margarine. Ingredients 6 small chayotes (christophine), cut in half, lengthwise 2 quarts water 1 ...
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Smoking ban effective now in Michigan

The Michigan smoking ban took effect Saturday May 1 2010, making the state the 38th state to enact a smoking free law. The legislation that is ...
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Martha Rosenberg Since direct-to-consumer drug advertising debuted in 1997, pharma's credo has been When The Medication Is Ready, The Disease (and Patients) Will Appear. Who knew ...
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NIH Director Discusses Obesity and Other National Challenges

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Healthy Recipes: Limas and Pinach

LIMAS AND SPINACH Your family will love to eat more vegetables cooked this way. 2 cups frozen lima beans 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup fennel, ...
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Healthy Recipes: Turkey Stuffed Cabbage

Turkey Stuffed Cabbage This hearty entree uses half ground turkey and half lean ground beef and no added salt for a lower fat and salt taste ...
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Healthy Recipes: Meatball soup

Meatball Soup Ground chicken and lean ground beef lower the amount of fat in this soup. 1/2 pound ground chicken 1/2 pound ground lean beef 10 cups water 1 ...
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New Proof that Bread and Rice Increase Heart Disease

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 01 2010 Women who eat a lot of foods high in blood-sugar spiking carbohydrates, such as white bread and rice, are twice ...
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WARNING: Antibacterial Soap Linked to Altered Hormones and Antibiotic Resistance

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 01 2010 The U.S. FDA has begun a review of the safety of triclosan. Triclosan is an antibacterial chemical which is found ...
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Demonized Since the 1950s – Yet Still One of Healthiest Foods Available

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 01 2010 Mark McAfee is the founder of Organic Pastures, one of the largest producers of raw milk in the United ...
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Regular Flu Vaccine Actually INCREASES Risk of Swine Flu

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 01 2010 In September 2009, news stories reported that researchers in Canada had found an increased risk of pandemic H1N1 (pH1N1) influenza ...
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11 Simple Ways to Avoid Burnout

Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 01 2010 Stay fresh and productive using these 11 burnout-busting tips from Lifehack: Schedule regular social activities Remember when you used to spend time ...
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