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Cancer prevention starts with you

August 25, 2012

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by Dr. Frank George —  America declared war on cancer in 1971 because it was the second leading cause of death in the United States. President Richard Nixon said, “The time has come in America when the same kind of concentrated effort that split the atom and took man to the moon should be turned […]

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Mercury is a well-known neurotoxin

August 16, 2012

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Thimerosal, a widely used vaccine preservative, is 49 percent mercury, by volume. It is present in many vaccines used in the U.S., including most seasonal flu vaccines. But a few million doses of thimerosal-free influenza vaccine are manufactured for infants and pregnant women. If you are pregnant or have an infant and insist on getting […]

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Celebrating cleaner air

August 13, 2012

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by Mary Budinger Environmentalists and health care advocates are celebrating the historic announcement of the first U.S. standards to reduce power plant emissions of toxic air pollution, including mercury, arsenic, acid gas, nickel, selenium and cyanide. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that for every dollar spent to reduce pollution from power plants, the American […]

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Looking beyond the obvious in mercury removal

August 13, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  I want to share an observation I call “beyond the obvious.” As a holistic biological general dentist, I am often called upon to remove mercury fillings. People usually seek me out for this service after reading an anecdotal story about how someone had his mercury fillings removed and his overall […]

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Molds and vaccinations: Recipes for disaster

July 31, 2012

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by Dr. Steven Siegel —  You might be wondering what molds and vaccines could possibly have in common. The answer is that they both contain remnant, residual byproducts called biotoxins that can continue to recirculate in the body, eliciting an immune response. In fact, it’s not an immune deficiency that most people assume underlies their […]

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Benefits of organic food

July 30, 2012

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by Ben Ta’ati —  According to the American Chemical Society, a 10-year study by UC Davis researchers has indicated that levels of antioxidants known as flavonoids increase over time in crops grown in organically farmed fields. Other recent scientific studies have suggested that the consumption of flavonoids may protect against cancer, heart disease and other […]

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Most flu vaccines contain mercury

July 11, 2012

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Flu season is right around the corner. Although the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that almost everyone, including pregnant women, get flu vaccinations, few of the 130 million people receiving this vaccination each year realize that most flu shots contain harmful levels of mercury. About 80 percent of all flu shots distributed […]

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Dentistry: Central to great health

April 12, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Near the beginning of the last century, dentistry and medicine took somewhat separate paths. The view that the teeth were somehow isolated from the rest of the body permeated the minds of generations. It was, however, and is still acknowledged, that you can die from a tooth infection, but along […]

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Cleaner air vote fails

April 12, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  The latest attempts to weaken the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards that limit mercury and other toxic air pollution from industrial power plants have failed. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced a proposed rider to the 2012 Federal Transportation bill that would have rolled back recently proposed cleaner air standards. On March […]

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Mercury in high fructose corn syrup

March 5, 2012

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One more reason to avoid high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is the discovery of high levels of mercury in food products sweetened with it. A study by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) discovered mercury in almost a third of 55 popular food and drink brands that list HFCS as the top ingredient […]

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Cycles of life

March 5, 2012

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by Michelle Karén —  Our occidental world is regulated by linear time. With the past behind us, the present where we now stand and a future yet to be discovered, conceptually, time resembles an arrow. Indigenous people use circular time, also called sacred time. Everything happens in cycles, where each ending is also a new […]

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Sounds fishy to me

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  A recent internal draft of a report by the FDA seems to be making a case to reverse a years-old position regarding the amount of fish that children and pregnant women should consume. The FDA, along with the EPA, issued a joint warning regarding the consumption of certain species of […]

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Mercury in amalgam

February 29, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  So is it safe or isn’t it? It has been stated repeatedly that mercury is safe to use in the mouth and very little leaches into the body. A few years ago, chemistry students from the University of Kentucky embarked on an analysis to help answer this question. They took […]

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