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      Detox Part 2: Focused Detox Lungs, Skin, Kidneys

      By Dr Suzette Lanzarotta While for many the “detox” has almost mystical healing powers, the first rule of detoxing is a commitment to live as naturally as possible. This is the foundation for really detoxing; doing things like using organic or natural cleaning products, eating natural and organic and generally...
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      Where's The Science Showing Vaccines are Safe for Really Sick People?

      By Dr. Mercola Dr. Suzanne Humphries, author of Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines, and the Forgotten History, is a nephrologist who has committed the latter part of her medical career to exposing the truth of vaccinations. I have read the book from cover to cover and would strongly recommend that you...
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      Europeans Face Same Hurdles as Americans in Banning Mercury Amalgam

      By Dr. Mercola Mercury dental fillings, or amalgams, have been used for more than 150 years, despite the fact that mercury is one of the most potent neurotoxins known to man. Dental amalgam is an antiquated filling material that’s typically a mixture of 50 percent mercury and 50 percent other...
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      High Blood Pressure Related Deaths Are Way Up: CDC

      By Dr. Mercola The number of deaths due to hypertension, or high blood pressure, increased nearly 62 percent from 2000 to 2013, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1 Currently, about 70 million US adults struggle with the condition, which amounts to...
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      Cannabis for the Treatment of Epilepsy, and More

      By Dr. Mercola Many drugs are developed not because there’s a great medical need, but rather because there’s big money to be made from them. In many cases, holistic therapies and medicines already exist that can take the place of any number of synthetic pharmaceuticals. Cannabis is one such therapy,...
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      Top US Doctor Says Medical Marijuana May Help Some Conditions

      This is a Flash-based video and may not be viewable on mobile devices. Visit the Mercola Video Library By Dr. Mercola The use of marijuana for medical purposes is now legal in 23 states, and two more are considering legalization for medical use by 2016.1 On a federal level, however,...
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      Magnesium: An Invisible Deficiency That Could Be Harming Your Health

      By Dr. Mercola Magnesium is a mineral used by every organ in your body, especially your heart, muscles, and kidneys.1 If you suffer from unexplained fatigue or weakness, abnormal heart rhythms or even muscle spasms and eye twitches, low levels of magnesium could be to blame. If you’ve recently had...
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      The Fluoride Deception: An Interview with Christopher Bryson

      By Dr. Mercola Those who bother to delve into the science behind water fluoridation will inevitably come to see that there’s an abysmal lack of evidence supporting this routine practice, and an awful lot of evidence stacked against it. Water fluoridation began in 1945. Today, the United States adds fluoride...
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      Why Water Fluoridation Continues, Despite Flying in the Face of Science

      By Dr. Mercola A majority of Americans consume an “invisible” drug on a daily basis—a drug so harmful it’s been proven to cause serious health issues, including damage to your bones, teeth, kidneys, thyroid, and pineal gland. Dozens of studies have shown it reduces IQ in children and damages your...
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      Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Bone Health

      By Dr. Mercola Studies from the US Framingham trial show nearly two-fifths of the US population may have suboptimal blood levels of vitamin B12.1 And the criteria they use to make this assessment is 6-700 pg/ml, so it may be the majority of people who are vitamin B12 deficient. This...
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      Why the Use of Glyphosate in Wheat Has Radically Increased Celiac Disease

      By Dr. Mercola The use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup, has dramatically risen over the past 15 years, right in step with the use of GE crops. According to Dr. Stephanie Seneff, a senior research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), glyphosate appears...
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      The Very Real Risks of Consuming Too Much Protein

      By Dr. Mercola With the popularity of “high-protein” diets, you might be tempted to believe you simply can’t overeat protein. But the truth is that consuming excessive protein can actually be quite detrimental to your health. Eating more protein than your body needs can interfere with your health and fitness...
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      Eat Like a Human

      Pets Going Vegetarian If you forgo meat you may feel squeamish about feeding it to your hound. But your pet may not want to be an herbivore too. “Dogs can survive on a plant-based diet, but they won’t thrive,” says Marcie Fallek, D.V.M., a holistic veterinarian in Fairfield, Conn., and...
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      Spring Cleaning, the Non-Toxic Way

      By Dr. Mercola Spring is right around the corner, and as the weather warms up, it’s the perfect time for the age old ritual of spring cleaning your home. The featured video also gives several pointers for “dusting off” your health and fitness routines, to demarcate a fresh start. In...
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      9 Ways to De-Stress

      Photo credit:  courtesy of Shutterstock Blurb:  Stress, good and bad, is part of life. Here’s how to control the worst of it so that good stress can work for us when we need it. Images:  Zen is not my middle name. I apply obligation and pressure the way other people...