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Inflammation — a silent killer

December 27, 2013

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by Paula Owens —  The three killer insults on the body are: oxidation, autoimmunity and inflammation. Some level of inflammation is needed for tissue and wounds to heal from infections and injuries; however, when the inflammatory response becomes chronic, problems occur. Chronic inflammation is unseen by the eye and is a silent killer that accelerates […]

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Reforming the cancer industry

December 3, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is proposing to change some definitions of cancer because there is too much overdiagnosis and overtreatment of cancer. An NCI panel is recommending that definitions of some premalignant conditions no longer be called “cancer.” The NCI has been evaluating the problem of overdiagnosis because it generally […]

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Cancer and immunity

November 25, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  When a cancer patient goes to a traditional Western doctor, the treatments are typically chemotherapy and radiation. Unfortunately, the big pharmaceutical companies see cancer as synonymous with a profit-driven opportunity. Cancer has grown into a trillion dollar industry. Some people spend $100,000 a year for treatments. In my opinion, this falls […]

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Omega-3 fats involved in prostate cancer?

November 21, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, known as the SELECT clinical trial, concluded that higher blood levels of the omega-3 fat DHA correlated to higher prostate cancer risk. Lead author Theodore Brasky suggested that men cut down on their fatty fish intake. Critics call the […]

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The power of mindfulness in healing chronic and life-threatening illness

October 28, 2013

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by Dr. Eileen R. Borris —  It is thought that stress management and mindfulness training can reduce the long-term chances for heart patients to experience future cardiac events, and also provide immediate and significant healthcare cost savings. All around us, we encounter people with concerns about heart disease. You may be one of them — […]

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10 steps to reduce stress in your life

August 16, 2013

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by John Koeberer  —  There is no doubt that stress kills. Many health professionals and medical analyses validate the strong negative impact stress can have on your health and general well-being, as well as your longevity. It is the chronic, day-in and day-out stress that is the problem. Stress can exacerbate pain, cause depression, obesity, […]

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Eating quality whole foods is the ideal diet

July 23, 2013

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by Stan Kalson —  When choosing foods for your family, whole foods are your best value. A carrot grown with chemical fertilizers and sprayed with pesticides is just not the same as a short, fat, ugly-looking, pesticide-free carrot grown with natural compost. Scientific research has proven that pesticides and other petroleum-based chemicals may be dangerous […]

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Women: Here is one more reason to exercise

July 21, 2013

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by Dr. Nicholas Warner —  Ladies, you still cannot think of a valid reason to exercise? How about warding off breast cancer, which will be diagnosed in an estimated 200,000 women in the U.S. in 2005 alone? Researchers examined more than 170 postmenopausal women for one year and found those who engaged in consistent, moderate […]

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Is there a cancer answer?

July 14, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  How can it be that in the year 2013 we still do not have a cure for cancer? We can clone an animal, we have built space shuttles and a Mars rover, but we cannot cure cancer? No wonder people are turning to natural health alternatives more than any time in […]

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Put mind over matter with integrative imagery

July 13, 2013

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by Nancy Beauchamp —  When people hear the words integrative imagery, they probably think about CAT scans or MRIs. But integrative imagery does not refer to a mechanical device separate from us. Rather, it is a technique of putting mind over matter to become healthier. In her book, Molecules of Emotions, Candace Pert states that […]

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Managing Minerals

July 10, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Minerals, from calcium and magnesium, to the trace elements such as zinc, are perhaps the single most important group of nutrients. They are required for every bodily function, from activating muscles and nerves, to digestion, energy production, and all healing and regeneration of the body. This article focuses on important […]

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Do mastectomies prevent breast cancer?

July 8, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  It is almost fashionable now in Hollywood to preempt a possible diagnosis of breast cancer in the future with a radical mastectomy — prophylactic removal of both breasts. Does it work? The scientific data do not match the hype. A tiny percentage of American men and women are thought to carry […]

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One man’s food is another man’s poison

June 12, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  For a quick and healthy dinner, you decide to bake some salmon, steam asparagus and toss a simple green salad. Nothing fancy, but this meal gets the job done with zero guilt; in fact, you feel rather good about serving it. Three days later you get a migraine. You probably […]

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