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FDA advises less acetaminophen use

March 3, 2014

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  by Mary Budinger —  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking doctors to stop prescribing combination medications that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per pill because of long-standing concerns about liver damage. Acetaminophen is sold globally under trade names such as Tylenol® and Panadol® to relieve pain and fever and can […]

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Healing shame, fear and the addictive mind

October 15, 2013

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by Paul Stiles Randak —  The journey toward healing and personal freedom requires one to address the nature and origin of past wounds. These wounds, which formed at a very early age, are the result of events and relationships in one’s life where the authentic or artistic self was abandoned or injured. Releasing oneself from […]

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Damning report on state of U.S. health care

August 28, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that Americans are living longer these days — an average of 78.2 years now — but we are sicker. Our senior years are increasingly marked by chronic illness or disability. The landmark study compared the U.S. with 34 other […]

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Baby Boomers — the next 60 years

April 7, 2013

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by Dr. Bill Gallagher —  Baby boomers start turning 60 years old this year (yes, some of us are only turning 42), and we have much to look back on. Ahead of us is a longer life expectancy, and with it, the time to do more. The key, of course, is staying healthy enough to […]

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Preventing Cancer

September 12, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Cancer is often a dreaded word, but it need not be. Improving your diet, lifestyle and even your attitude will go a long way toward preventing cancer and other health problems. This article, which will discuss prevention, is part one of a two-part series on cancer. The second part, to […]

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Infection Prevention

August 17, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people are concerned about the growing threat of infections that seemingly strike at random and do not respond well to drugs. These include: MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), the flesh-eating bacteria that has recently been in the news, and new strains of drug-resistant sexually transmitted diseases. Basic principles of infections […]

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Steps of Digestion

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Digestion is an astonishing and orderly process that breaks down proteins, carbohyrdates, fat and other complex chemicals found in the plants and animals we eat, and recycles them to manufacture our body tissues. This article will explain how the process works. Simply put, food either digests or spoils. Digestion is […]

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Fibromyalgia facts

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Kenneth F. Muhich —  Twenty years ago, the term fibromyalgia was as misunderstood as it is today. The problem now, as it was then, is that the general public knows little if anything about this condition. What is worse is that most health providers and many supposed part-time nutrition salespeople have jumped on […]

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Advances in cancer treatment

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  The conventional treatment for cancer is the familiar trio of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Oncologists are trained to apply a one-size-fits-all approach to the chemo, then send their patients home to cross their fingers and hope for the best. This is the American standard of care. Several studies have done […]

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Medical Labels Lie

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Medical disease encompasses the subtle but widespread belief by many adults that they must live with their illnesses, because no real help is available. We are told that the best hope for most chronic illnesses is various drugs or surgeries that often do not fix the problems, but merely help […]

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What is holistic health?

February 25, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  People of all ages are concerned about the many aspects of their health: how they feel, how they look, disease prevention, as well as quality of life. Unfortunately, a major part of society has been brainwashed to believe in the concept of eating less fat, excessive exercise, Botox injections or pharmaceutical […]

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Health updates: Medical studies flawed and anger

February 25, 2012

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The following is interesting information regarding medical studies and the impact of anger on your health. Basis of many medical studies found to be fatally flawed A new study analyzed numerous research trials to determine the content of the supposedly “inactive” placebos used for research, but discovered that placebo disclosure is rare. Placebos, by definition, […]

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Healthy after 50

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  It cannot be overstated, yet it is simple: For most of us to age gracefully and healthily, we must provide our bodies with nutritious food, pay attention to our medications and include a few supplements to offset common nutritional deficiencies. Vitality and healing In general, seniors tend to respond and […]

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