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How to Survive Prostate Cancer Without Surgery, Drugs, or Radiation
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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. In the US, about 230,000 men get diagnosed every year but only about 29,000 die each year from the disease. What we don’t know is how many of those 20,000 died of the disease and how many died because of the treatment Continue reading
Common Cold Medicine Could Boost Birth Defects
Of all the great gifts our Creator has given us, there is nothing that compares to the miracle of childbirth. Watching your child open his eyes and draw his first breath in this world is a magical and life-affirming experience that will bring you to tears. Continue reading
Marijuana Compound Found Superior to Drugs for Alzheimer’s
Could the active ingredient in marijuana, responsible for its characteristic “high,” help turn the tide against the accelerating Alzheimer’s epidemic? Continue reading
Why the Apple Is One of the World’s Most Healing Superfoods
This commonly overlooked superfood protects the body from nuclear fallout, kills a wide range of cancers, and keeps the arteries unclogged — to name but a few, experimentally confirmed ways in which the apple awakens your inner physician.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Continue reading
Cancer Care Rationing Begins in America as Cancer Clinics Turn Away Thousands of Medicare Patients
Federal sequestration measures that came into effect on April 1 are making it impossible for many cancer clinics across the country to administer conventional care to patients, and particularly to those on Medicare. Consequently, thousands of cancer patients with taxpayer-funded insurance coverage are being turned away, according to reports, Continue reading
Zithromax and Januvia: Two Commonly-Prescribed Drugs Now Shown to Be Killing Patients
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The US FDA is investigating a potential link between a commonly used class of diabetes drugs known as DPP-4 inhibitors and pre-cancerous changes to the pancreas. Additionally, previous studies have also indicated a connection of thyroid, colon, melanoma, and prostate cancer
- FDA is adding a new heart-risk Continue reading
The Unsavory Truth of the McRib and Other Fake Foods, and Why Russia Banned US-Raised Meat
- Sneaky “tricks of the trade” employed by the meat industry include “pink slime” made of otherwise unusable scraps, meat glue, and reconstituted meat—all of which fool you into thinking you’re buying something of higher quality than you are
- McDonald’s seasonally-available McRib sandwich contains Continue reading
How Blood Pressure Drugs Are Causing Hip Fractures
If you’re taking blood pressure medication, I need to tell you something very important. In fact, it might be life-saving.
But first, a little backstory:
My mother-in-law likes to joke that she’s bionic because she has an artificial hip; but the reason she has one isn’t funny at all. Continue reading
Drugs that might be beneficial, or even life-saving, for people can have the opposite effect in pets. And it doesn’t always take a large dose to do major damage. Continue reading
Exercise May Lead to Better School Performance for Kids with ADHD
A few minutes of exercise can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better academically, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher.
The study, published in the current issue of the Journal of Pediatrics, shows for the first time that kids with ADHD can better drown out Continue reading
Health Scan: New Family Drugs without Side Effects
Synthetic family of drugs to combat a variety of illnesses while avoiding harmful side effects developed by HU faculty.
A synthetic, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic family of drugs to combat a variety of Continue reading
Prescription Drugs Cause Nutrient Depletion
Many people do not realize that the medications they take on a daily basis can negatively affect the amount of nutrients stored in the body. Numerous drugs actually deplete specific vitamins and minerals, causing a whole host of additional problems. Being aware of what is being depleted by the prescription you are taking can help you to choose what to supplement with. Vitamins and minerals are vital for the everyday cellular processes in your body; inadequate amounts may lead to decreased immunity, digestive issues and much more. Continue reading
Do This One Thing to Prevent Many Diseases
Not long ago, a rubber stamp was affixed to the idea that you can stop the spread of viruses simply by washing your hands regularly. Viral infections are a big threat to humanity, making them fodder for Hollywood in such films as the “Contagion.” Researchers have found that we could help Continue reading
The Alexander Technique
Did You Know…
… that a unique and practical method of moment called the Alexander Technique has been shown to help alleviate tension headaches naturally, as well as ease back pain, tennis elbow—and even asthma, sleep disorders and lethargy?
If you watch toddlers playing, you will notice that they move with ease: spines straight, joints free and large heads balanced easily on their small necks. It doesn’t take long, however, before unawareness settles in, and the body’s innate ability to move Continue reading