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Prescription Drugs Kill More Teens Than Cocaine and Heroin Combined

April 16, 2015

Prescription Drugs Kill More Teens Than Illegal Substances Teenagers are at greater risk of overdosing on prescription drugs than they are on illicit ones, states the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on their website, citing deaths relating to pharmaceutical drugs averaged at a rough estimate of 23,000 in 2013. It’s a disproportionate effect […]

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Depression Diabetes Increase Dementia Risk

April 15, 2015
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Having depression or diabetes increases dementia risk by up to 80% Even more if you suffer both Having diabetes is associated with a 20% greater risk of developing dementia A depression diagnosis was associated with an 83% increased risk Being diagnosed with both conditions increases the risk by 117% As many as one in five […]

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Silver Kills Bacteria Effectively Says New Study

November 24, 2014

Silver Kills Bacteria And Found To Increase Effectiveness Of Antibiotics   Silver kills bacteria and whenever it is added to antibiotics in trace amounts it makes the drugs as much as 1,000 times more effective, researchers find. For thousands of years man has known that silver kills bacteria, even before they knew there were things […]

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Glioma Brain Tumors Linked To Long-term Cell Phone Use

November 18, 2014

Brain Tumor Glioma Linked To Long-term Cell Phone Use Long-term use of both mobile and cordless phones is associated with an increased risk for glioma, the most common type of brain tumor, the latest research on the subject concludes. The new study shows that the risk for glioma was tripled among those using a wireless […]

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Drinking Soda Shortens Your Lifespan Drastically

November 17, 2014

Drinking Soda Each Day Accelerates The Aging Process While consuming sugary soft drinks is often associated with a higher risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular death, and certain types of cancer, new research suggests that it can also shorten our lifespan.  A recent study conducted at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has revealed that […]

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Expired Influenza Vaccine Being Given To Patients

November 14, 2014

Expired Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine Being Administered Around 20% or more of intra-nasally administered influenza vaccine may be expired.  A recent report notes: “annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ?6 months. Two vaccine types are approved in the United States, injectable inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) and live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), which is […]

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Drinking Cow’s Milk Lead To An Early Death

November 14, 2014

Drinking Milk Leads To Early Death According To Research The British Medical Journal has published research showing that long term milk consumption  has adverse effects on health and may impact mortality rates negatively. This large scale study tracked over 100,000 Swedish people from ages about 39-74 for over two decades. The results were that the […]

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High Serum LDL Cholesterol Has Positive Impact On Human Life!

November 5, 2014

High Levels Of LDL Cholesterol (So Called “BAD” Cholesterol) Better For Living Longer, Healthier Lives! LDL Cholesterol Levels Of Between 120 mg/dl to 160 mg/dl Have Been Linked To Less Overall Human Deaths Than Lower Levels! The Japan Society for Lipid Nutrition has drawn up new guidelines stating that high cholesterol levels are better for […]

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How Ancient Human Poop Exposes Modern Disease And Gut Bacteria Link

September 25, 2014

Old Poop Offers Insight Into The Connection Between Modern Disease and Gut Bacteria  When was the last time you sat up in bed thinking of the possible link between modern disease and gut bacteria? How often do you find yourself deep in thought concerning the gastrointestinal health of man’s first ancestors? I would venture to […]

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Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Are 21st Century Snake Oil

September 18, 2014

Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Are The Greatest Health Fraud Of All Time How can that be true? To answer this we need to understand how important cholesterol is for you and I to live long and healthy lives. Cholesterol Is Produced By Every Cell In The Human Body!  You make way more cholesterol than you could […]

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Prenatal Smoking Linked To ADHD In Offspring

September 16, 2014

Prenatal Smoking Linked To ADHD In Offspring Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke appears to lead to alterations in the brain similar to those seen with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study shows. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers from the Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim/Heidelberg University, Germany, showed that young adults exposed to […]

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Diabetes Causes Brain Damage In Later Life

September 11, 2014

Diabetes Causes Brain Damage In Later Life For Those Diagnosed In Middle Age Diabetes causes brain damage in older people who were diagnosed in their middle age years. A growing number of people around the world are developing diabetes and scientists at the Mayo Clinic have found that diabetes during midlife can have a detrimental […]

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Fight Inflammation Naturally For A More Healthy You

September 10, 2014

Fight Inflammation To Help Heal Yourself Whenever there is an immune system response within your body’s there is inflammation. However, due to our way of life we have been moving further and further away from our natural design, our immune system stands guard in confusion, becoming over-active at times thus causing an exaggerated inflammatory response […]

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Gut Bacteria Influences What You Choose To Eat

September 9, 2014

Is Your Gut Bacteria Ruling Your Brain on Food Choices? Some scientists are arguing that gut bacteria are responsible for manipulating eating behavior by causing cravings for food they favor for fitness or that suppress their competition. Alternatively, gut bacteria may send out signals via the vagus nerve to the brain to leave a person […]

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Low-Carb Diet Decreases Heart Disease Risk Trumps Low-Fat Option

September 8, 2014

Low-Carb Diet Decreases Heart Disease Risk Trumps Low-Fat Option A low-carbohydrate diet may be better than a low-fat diet for losing weight and reducing risks for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to an article published in the September 2 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. Lydia A. Bazzano, MD, PhD, MPH, from the Department of Epidemiology at […]

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Gout Increases Vascular Disease Risk For Both Men And Women

September 5, 2014

Gout Linked to Increased Vascular Disease Risk Patients with gout, particularly women, have increased risk for vascular disease, according to findings of a study published online August 27 in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases. “Hyperuricemia (high Uric Acid), the biochemical precursor to gout, has been linked with an increased incidence of, and mortality from, both […]

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Danger: Medical Misdiagnosis Happens In Up To 40% Of All Adults!

September 3, 2014

Dangerous Medical Misdiagnosis Happens To 5-40% Of All Adult Patients At least 1 in 20 US adults receiving outpatient care, or 12 million patients annually, are victims of medical misdiagnosis, and half of these medical misdiagnosis errors could be harmful and even fatal. The authors hope this study prompts systematic changes in order to reduce […]

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Taking Ambien Doubles Your Chance You Will Visit An Emergency Room

August 28, 2014

Insomnia Drug Ambien Linked to Doubling of Emergency Room Visits New analysis from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) shows that over-medicating with the insomnia drug zolpidem (Ambien, Ambien CR, Intermezzo, Stilnox, Stilnoct, Sublinox, Hypnogen, Zonadin, Sanval and Zolsana) led to a near DOUBLING of emergency department (ED) visits in the United […]

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Growth Hormone Use in Kids Greatly Increases The Chance For A Stoke When They Are Young Adults

August 27, 2014

Growth Hormone Use in Kids Linked to Stroke in Young Adults Growth hormone use in kids for the treatment of short stature or growth hormone deficiency in childhood increases the long-term the risk for stroke in young adulthood, hemorrhagic strokes in particular, French registry data show. Investigators at the University of Lorraine in France found […]

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Suicide Tourism for Assisted Self Murder Doubles in 4 Years in Switzerland

August 26, 2014

Suicide Tourism to Switzerland Doubles in 4 Years Suicide Tourism is booming… The number of people traveling to Switzerland to commit suicide has doubled since 2009, a new study shows. These “suicide tourism tourists” are largely from Germany and the United Kingdom, although they also come from other countries including the United States and Canada, […]

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New Study Finds Statins Increase Risk For Diabetes

August 21, 2014

New Study Finds Diabetes Risk Rises With Statin Use The risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes rises with adherence to statin therapy, providing further confirmation of the previously reported link. The findings were published online June 26 in Diabetes Care by Giovanni Corrao, PhD, of the division of biostatistics, epidemiology, and public health, University of […]

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Probiotics Help Prevent Obesity While Improving Health

August 20, 2014

Can Probiotics Help Prevent Obesity? In a recent study, researchers at Vanderbilt tested to see if probiotics help prevent obesity by using a bacteria that can produce a “therapeutic compound” in the gut. The results showed that it stopped weight gain, insulin resistance and other health complications. Past research has demonstrated that probiotics help prevent […]

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Soy Safety: Are You Eating Poison?

August 19, 2014

New Questions About Soy Safety While there are those out there who continue to praise soy as some kind of miracle food, evidence continues to emerge which exposes its many faults and raises questions about soy safety.  Soy and other foods and herbs with estrogen-mimicking properties are often recommended to menopausal and post-menopausal women because […]

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Medical Doctors Used Fake Hardware In Spine Surgeries

August 18, 2014

California Medical Doctors Used Fake Hardware In Spine Surgeries Medical Doctors in Southern California used fake hardware, having implanted counterfeit screws and rods in thousands of injured workers, fake hardware that was made up in some local small machine shop, according to lawsuits filed throughout the state.  Many of the doctors who used the fake hardware […]

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Vitamin D and Dementia Link

August 14, 2014

Vitamin D and Dementia: A Very Close Association Older patients with very low levels of vitamin D have about a 122% increased risk for dementia compared with those with higher levels, according to a large, prospective, population-based study. The study provides “robust evidence” of the link between vitamin D and cognition and adds important new […]

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