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WebMD partners with FDA

June 2, 2014

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WebMD partners with FDA by Mary Budinger —  WebMD announced a partnership in December 2008, with the FDA to distribute FDA consumer health news and alerts on WebMD’s Internet and print outlets. The FDA’s consumer health site gets just 130,000 viewers a month, while WebMD gets almost 50 million. “We are enthusiastic about this collaboration […]

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Sunny side up

January 27, 2014

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by Dr. Matthew C. Marturano —  People living in the middle of the desert tend to get a bit skittish about the sun. Concerns about skin cancer, coupled with the discomfort of the summer heat, can keep folks scurrying back and forth from building to vehicle to building throughout the summer months. The irony is […]

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Build strong bones

December 6, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  When it comes to building and keeping strong bones, two key nutrients are necessary — calcium and vitamin D. Calcium supports the bones and teeth structure, while vitamin D improves calcium absorption and bone growth. These nutrients are especially needed early on and later in life. If you have brittle […]

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Exposure to sunlight prevents chronic disease and cancer

October 4, 2013

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by Gayle Earle —  Are recommendations to cover up and stay out of the sun putting our health at risk? William B. Grant, Ph.D., who has studied the dietary and environmental links to chronic disease for 30 years, believes the optimal level of Vitamin D ranges from 30 to 40 ng/ml for cancer prevention and […]

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Steroid vs. regenerative medicine injections

June 13, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Standard of care is defined as the appropriate medical treatment based on scientific evidence and collaboration between the medical professionals involved in the treatment of a given condition. For the treatment of painful musculoskeletal conditions, steroid injections, such as cortisone injections, are considered the standard of care by many […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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Juicing vegetables the correct way

April 23, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  After the award-winning documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” became available from Netflix in mid-2011, juicers started showing up in people’s kitchens, big time. In the film, Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross decided to take charge of his health by juicing vegetables and fruits for 60 days. He dropped about 80 pounds […]

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The good news about chocolate

March 18, 2013

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by Stan Kalson  —  Cacao, the plant that is the source of chocolate, originated with the Olmec Indians around 1500 B.C. Cacao products have been winning fans since the Aztec leader Montezuma introduced the first chocolate beverage to the Spanish conqueror Cortez, who subsequently took it to Spain. The Mayans and Aztecs used cacao in […]

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Health updates

September 6, 2012

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The following is new information regarding vitamin D and its affects on artery disease, and using urine to diagnose disease. Vitamin D guards against artery disease Vitamin D may protect against peripheral artery disease (PAD), a disease in which fatty deposits restrict blood flow to the limbs. PAD most often reduces blood flow to the […]

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Calcium and vitamin D means better protection

August 18, 2012

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by Dr. J. Ann Dunn —  Conventional medicine says that we need to take 1,500 mg of calcium every day to fight osteoporosis. But the truth is more complicated than that. There is evidence that we probably don’t need to take any more than we would find in a quality multivitamin. A recent study looked […]

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Steps to better health

August 14, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Warner —  Today, we know more than ever about how the body deteriorates over time and its vulnerability to disease. Health practitioners are rapidly adapting this knowledge to promote health and longevity. The “healthier you” incorporates your physical, mental and emotional best. Here are some of the steps you can take to […]

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Sunshine: it’s “D-lightful”

July 20, 2012

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by Rev. Lena Sheehan —  Oh, how lucky are those who live in sunny climates, where every day they can be outdoors, breathing fresh air and feeling good. Not only does it feel good, but just minutes of sunlight exposure per day give our bodies the opportunity to make the daily requirement of that valuable […]

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Health updates

July 12, 2012

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The following is new information regarding Himalayan salt crystal lamps and the benefits of sunlight on cancer. Himalayan salt crystal lamps Three hundred million years ago, a vast primordial ocean covered the area that would become the Himalayan mountain range. The salt of that unpolluted ocean was preserved as large crystal formations, which now yield […]

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