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Vitamins Yes, Drugs No

November 6, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Few subjects are as controversial as the value of food supplements. I used to believe, as physicians are trained to believe, that most food supplements are rarely needed, especially if one eats well. However, after extensive reading, personal experience and reports from thousands of patients, I am convinced of the […]

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What is in your water?

October 11, 2012

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by Janice and Sunny Wight  —  The U.S. Environmantal Protection Agency (EPA) has studied the effects and proven the dangers of skin absorption and inhalation of chemicals when we shower or bathe. The list of possible water contaminants is nearly endless; however, the EPA has focused its studies on common substances — DBPs (disinfectant byproducts) […]

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Marching for breast cancer

October 3, 2012

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by Dr. Martha M. Grout —  We are awash in pink these days in an effort to fight breast cancer — but it is amazing how we go about it. We stage fundraisers selling sugary confections; yet sugar feeds cancer, so there is such a mixed message there. We sell pink pots and pans coated […]

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Health updates

September 26, 2012

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The following is new information regarding consumption of imported food and ecological shopping. More reasons to buy local Each year, the average American consumes 260 pounds of imported food. Nearly 99 percent of foods imported into the U.S. are not inspected by the FDA for safety. Of the scant 1.3 percent of imported foods the […]

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Health updates

September 18, 2012

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The following is new information regarding toxic lawns and how to have the best-looking lawn around. Facts about America’s chemically dependent and toxic lawns • 67 million pounds of pesticides are applied to roughly 30 million acres of lawns in the U.S. annually. • The number one, most water-intensive crop in the United States is […]

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Health updates

September 17, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the productivity of organic farming and the use of pesticides in crop yields. Organic farming can feed the world A new University of Michigan study indicates that organic farming is more productive than chemical and energy-intensive industrial agriculture. Researchers noted 293 examples in previous studies that corroborate this finding, […]

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The connection between pain and hormones

September 4, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Starr —  If you have been trying to rid your body of pain and so far nothing has worked, the problem may be that you are low thyroid, or hypothyroid. The vast majority of people with chronic pain are low thyroid. Increasingly today, people are hypothyroid because the cells in their body […]

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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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Health updates

August 29, 2012

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The following is new information regarding pesticides and the mortality of frogs, and cell phones and the increased risk of brain cancer. Pesticide cocktails cause 99 percent mortality rate in frogs A new study in the journal Oecologia indicates that when pesticides mix in the environment, they form “chemical cocktails” that are more toxic than […]

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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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Eating wild

August 17, 2012

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by Doreen Pollack —  Have you ever wanted to eat the weeds you pulled from your yard but you were afraid to — for fear they were toxic? Or perhaps you want to eat more locally — from sources that are no further than your yard or the neighbors’. Or maybe you are a die-hard […]

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Obesity rates keep going up

August 16, 2012

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American men are getting fatter. Despite numerous public health campaigns touting healthy eating and exercise, it appears that the rate of obesity in American males is increasing rather than decreasing. “The prevalence of obesity and abdominal obesity remains disturbingly high among adults in the United States, and our trend analysis shows that both may still […]

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What is the right diet for you?

August 14, 2012

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by Cary Bailen —  In a nation where obesity has become an epidemic, it is no wonder that people are more concerned than ever about health and wellness. Americans spend $40 billion a year on weight-loss programs and products. Everywhere we look there is a new diet or magic pill on the market guaranteed to […]

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