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FDA bans BPA in baby bottles

September 2, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  The Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced July 17, 2012, that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol-A (BPA), the plastic chemical that was banned three years ago by Canada for use in baby bottles. The American Chemistry Council asked the FDA to phase out rules allowing […]

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Easing Inflammation

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Inflammation is usually a normal process whereby the body responds to stress by sending more blood and macrophages to an area and secreting certain chemicals, such as histamine, that irritate the tissues to a degree. This is part of the normal response to stress. — However, problems can develop if […]

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Sodas may increase heart attacks, stroke, cancer

August 12, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent study reported in the Journal of General Internal Medicine suggests that people who drink diet soda every day are 44 percent more likely than non-drinkers to suffer a heart attack or stroke. Researchers said the study tried to account for the possibility that people who drink diet sodas also […]

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Health updates

July 12, 2012

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The following is new information regarding Himalayan salt crystal lamps and the benefits of sunlight on cancer. Himalayan salt crystal lamps Three hundred million years ago, a vast primordial ocean covered the area that would become the Himalayan mountain range. The salt of that unpolluted ocean was preserved as large crystal formations, which now yield […]

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Thermography for breast cancer screening

July 11, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  One of our standard cultural mantras is that women should have an annual mammogram to screen for breast cancer. Yet mammography centers around the country are shutting down. A study published in the August 2007 issue of Radiology blames low reimbursement rates from insurance companies and high liability for the […]

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Seven hidden benefits of weight loss

April 12, 2012

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by Alan Christianson —  You incorporate protein in every meal, provide your body optimal nutrients, combine burst training with weight resistance four times each week, and turn down numerous late-night dates with your girlfriends in order to meet your eight-hour nightly sleep quota. Your herculean efforts have paid off. You are finally able to get […]

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Gum disease — the silent killer

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Gum disease is literally a silent killer. The oral systemic connection has been clearly established, and additional scientific findings are being regularly published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and the British journal, Lancet. Many of […]

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Toxins lurking in your foods

March 5, 2012

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by Becky Coffield —  A biochemical war is being waged on our health as we are assaulted with more deadly toxins than at any other time in history. Besides air and water pollution, we are bombarded with a continuous flow of electromagnetic waves, including those of very low frequencies. Food additives are also incredibly deadly […]

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Toxic store register receipts

March 1, 2012

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Where are you most likely to encounter BPA (bisphenol A)? Water bottles? No. Think cash register receipts. Thermal paper receipts are coated with BPA to get the ink from the receipt printer to develop on the paper. The problem is that BPA does not stay on the receipt; instead, it is absorbed by anyone handling […]

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Sweet ‘N Dangerous

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Refined sugar is probably the single most important food to avoid, especially for children. It is harmful for everyone, addictive and probably the greatest cause of ill health in America and the world today. Why is sugar a problem food? • Provokes a fight-or-flight response. Sugars pass easily from the […]

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Health updates: Canned soups and antioxidants

February 27, 2012

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The following is new information regarding canned soups and antioxidants, a key to preventing flu. Canned soups can be dangerous to your health The food processing world is reeling from a shocking new series of tests released by Consumer Reports, revealing that many leading brands of canned foods contain Bisphenol A (BPA) — a toxic […]

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Stem cells: Hype or hope?

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Hayle Aldren —  From pundits to politicians, everyone seems to be an instant expert on stem cells these days. Stem cells, the body’s renewable resource for making new cells, are touted as quick fixes for everything from cancer to diabetes, and even as a cure for an impending shortage of doctors. But how […]

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CT scans more harmful than thought

February 27, 2012

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Several recent studies have suggested that patients receive excessive radiation from medical CT (computed tomography) scans, but two new studies published in December’s Archives of Internal Medicine are the first to quantify the extent of exposure and the related risks. CT scans provide exceptionally clear views of internal organs by combining data from multiple X-ray […]

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