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The pendulum swings on fish oil

April 12, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  We know we need to take fish oil because it is good for us — despite the mercury contamination — right? Even drug companies are getting on the bandwagon with prescription versions. Yet a growing chorus of voices is saying we have been fed a fishy bill of goods. The standard […]

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Cardiovascular risk increases with thick blood

March 1, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  Is your blood as thick and sticky as ketchup, or is it more like grape juice? Thick and sticky blood is not a good thing, and the modern American diet makes this condition commonplace. Medical books call it “blood viscosity,” and it is a significant risk factor for heart disease and […]

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Strokes are not just for old folks anymore

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  An article titled “Strokes rising among teens, young adults,” by Marilynn Marchione, was published online in February 2011 at www.azcentral.com. It cites alarming new studies that show an increase in the number of strokes experienced by young and middle-aged people in the United States. Data from 1994 and 1995 was […]

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