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Get the lead out

March 13, 2015

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Get the lead out by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  The Centers for Disease Control classifies lead poisoning as an environmental disease. Even though it has been known for centuries that lead has detrimental health risks, it has continued to be utilized in a variety of ways. The ancient Romans used the term “plumbism” to […]

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Managing Minerals

July 10, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Minerals, from calcium and magnesium, to the trace elements such as zinc, are perhaps the single most important group of nutrients. They are required for every bodily function, from activating muscles and nerves, to digestion, energy production, and all healing and regeneration of the body. This article focuses on important […]

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Is lipstick safe?

June 11, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health has released a new analysis of the ingredients in lipstick and lipgloss that may cause you to think twice before using these products. Researchers found that you may be adding a bit more than a touch of color or gloss. They tested 32 commonly […]

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Toxic metals: Where they come from and how they affect us

December 20, 2012

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by Dr. Carole Eastman —  Sometimes occurring naturally and sometimes introduced by humans, toxic metals are everywhere. As a result of this chronic low-level exposure, as well as the body’s inability to adequately excrete them, these toxic heavy metals accumulate and are deposited in tissues such as bone, brain, kidney, liver, arteries, heart and muscle, […]

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Mercury toxicity

December 11, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  “My neurologist will not listen to me!” I am hearing this more and more, especially when it comes to a patient- derived notion that he/she might have mercury toxicity. It seems there is a sort of medical conspiracy with respect to mercury. Lead is the favored poster child for toxicity […]

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Your tattoo can make you sick

December 10, 2012

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched an investigation after new research turned up troubling findings about toxic chemicals in tattoo ink. The recently published studies have found that the inks being used can contain several potentially dangerous substances, including thimerosal, phthalates, lead, copper, lithium and hydrocarbons, which are known carcinogens and endocrine […]

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A cost effective path to a healthy immune system

August 30, 2012

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by Dr. Steven Siegel —  An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Never has that saying been more true than today. As winter and the flu season approach, there are some effective steps you can take to improve your immune system. With the cost of health care soaring, it’s more imperative now […]

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Toxic Metal Hazard

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Everyone has excessive levels of toxic metals in their bodies, regardless of what any test reveals or doesn’t reveal. In fact, today we are exposed to the highest levels of toxic metals in recorded history — up to several thousand times higher than several hundred years ago. Toxic metals are […]

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Risky chemicals stored in your body

February 27, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released the most comprehensive study to date of the chemicals we harbor inside our bodies as a result of daily exposure. The CDC measured 8,000 Americans for 212 chemicals. The results: All 212 chemicals were found in the blood and urine, meaning these chemicals […]

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