One in Twelve Men Are Color Blind: Take the Test

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Color blindness is said to affect about one in 12 men and one in 200 women worldwide
The term color blind refers to people who can only see in black and white or shades of gray Continue reading

Lyme Disease on the Rise As Tick Epidemic Spreads Across the US

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An estimated 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, and the prevalence is rising across the US, even in states that have not reported any cases of Lyme before

 Ticks pick up the Lyme disease bacteria when feeding on an infected host. Continue reading

Advancements in Alzheimer’s Disease Detection and Risk Assessment

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Preclinical signs of Alzheimer’s disease may be evident in cognitive tests as early as 20 years before the disease actually sets in, allowing for much earlier intervention

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Eat Right to Protect Your Eyesight

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among the elderly, but may be largely preventable through an antioxidant-rich diet

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Five of the Healthiest and Most Affordable Foods Available

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Cooking from scratch using fresh unprocessed ingredients is an excellent disease-prevention strategy

Home-cooking also tends to result in reduced calorie consumption Continue reading

Top 12 Strategies I Believe Can Support Your Health

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I answer the question, “Which supplements should I take?” Plus, find out which ones I take.

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Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer’s Disease

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Approximately 7.7 million new cases of dementia are identified every year, amounting to one new case diagnosed every four seconds

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As Painkiller Addiction and Overdoses Continue to Rise, Pharmaceutical Companies Are Sued for Inciting Epidemic

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Narcotic painkillers are a driving force in the rise of substance abuse and lethal overdoses

In 2012, 259 million prescriptions for opioids and other narcotic painkillers were written in the US; 46 people die Continue reading

Foods That Can Help Protect and Improve Your Eyesight

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among the elderly, followed by cataracts

The pathology of both of these conditions has been attributed to free radical damage, and the condition is in many cases largely preventable through an antioxidant-rich diet Continue reading

15 Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Acid Reflux and Ulcers

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Acid reflux affects an estimated 50 percent of Americans. The hallmark symptom of acid reflux is “heartburn”—a burning sensation behind your breastbone that sometimes travels up your throat

Heartburn and acid reflux is Continue reading

US Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses

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Deaths caused by overdosing on painkillers now surpass murders and fatal car accidents in the US

US officials now acknowledge that prescription narcotics are a driving force in the rise of Continue reading

How Agricultural Chemicals and Hospital Stays Contribute to Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease currently afflicts about 5.4 million Americans, including one in eight people aged 65 and over

Research suggests zinc deficiency can contribute to Alzheimer’s by promoting accumulation of clumps of defective proteins in your brain, which is one of the hallmarks of the disease Continue reading

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease—A Neurologist Speaks Out

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Alzheimer’s disease is currently at epidemic proportions, with 5.4 million Americans—including one in eight people aged 65 and over—living with it. There is no known cure, and few truly effective treatments

Research suggests the best hope is in prevention focusing on exercise and diet, specifically replacing carbohydrates with Continue reading

10 American Foods That Are Banned in Other Countries

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Many foods sold in the US are banned in other countries due to harmful additives, growth promoters, genetically engineered ingredients or other dangerous practices

This includes farm-raised salmon, Hawaiian (GMO) papaya, artificial food dyes, arsenic-laced chicken, ractopamine-tainted meat, bromate-containing drinks and bread, olestra, carcinogenic preservatives, Continue reading

Vitamins Offer Hope for Alzheimer’s

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  • Alzheimer’s disease is currently at epidemic proportions, with 5.4 million  Americans—including one in eight people aged 65 and over—living with it. There is no known cure, and few truly effective treatments
  • Research suggests Continue reading