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      Arbitrary Definition of Osteoporosis: Aging Transformed Into a Disease

      The present-day definitions of Osteopenia and Osteoporosis were arbitrarily conceived by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the early 90’s and then projected upon millions of women’s bodies seemingly in order to convince them they had a drug-treatable, though symptomless, disease. The WHO’s technical definition, now used widely around the...
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      New Cholesterol Guidelines May Put 13 Million More on Statin Drugs

      Controversial revised cholesterol-treatment guidelines loosened the definition of who would qualify for statin drug treatment to prevent heart disease, greatly increasing the number of people who would be eligible for treatment. Compared with the older guidelines, the new recommendations would increase the number of US adults eligible for statin therapy...
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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...
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      Ketogenic Diet May Be Key to Cancer Recovery

      By Dr. Mercola To some, a ketogenic diet amounts to nothing less than a drug-free cancer treatment. The diet calls for eliminating carbohydrates, replacing them with healthy fats and protein. The premise is that since cancer cells need glucose to thrive, and carbohydrates turn into glucose in your body, then...
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      How Inflammation Affects Every Aspect of Your Health

      Dr. David M. Marquis, DC, DACBN Inflammation controls our lives. Have you or a loved one dealt with pain, obesity, ADD/ADHD, peripheral neuropathy, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, migraines, thyroid issues, dental issues, or cancer? If you answered yes to any of these disorders you are dealing with inflammation. Sadly, most...
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      What is Detox?

      Putting A Detox in Context By Dr. Suzette Lanzarotta The sad fact is that so much chronic illness that harms so many millions is preventable through better lifestyle choices, when possible. A commitment to “Detox” signals an awareness of the importance of everyday lifestyle choices and can be one of...
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      FDA Issues Warning to 5 E-cigarette Distributors

      In a continuing battle with the e-cigarette industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued warning letters to five electronic cigarette distributors. The warnings were issued for for various violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) including unsubstantiated claims and poor manufacturing practices. In a previous...
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      What food products have MSG?

      The MSG-reaction is a reaction to free glutamic acid that occurs in food as a consequence of manufacture. MSG-sensitive people do not react to protein (which contains bound glutamic acid) or any of the minute amounts of free glutamic acid that might be found in unadulterated, unfermented, food. These ALWAYS...
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      Hundreds of Personal Care Products Contain Poorly Studied Nano-materials

      An Environmental Working Group (EWG) computer analysis of 25,000 personal care product labels found that more than 250 products on the market today contain one or more of 57 different types of nano-scale or micronized ingredients identified on product labels. Another 9,500 products contain ingredients that are available in nano-form,...
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      October is LUPUS Awareness Month

      Lupus is a widespread and lifelong autoimmune disease that effect mostly women and causes the immune system to attack the body’s own tissue and organs. It is estimated that approximately 1,500,000 Americans have some form of this disease. Lupus can induced by the use of certain drugs. For most people,...
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      Putting a Detox Program in Context

      One of the most common question I get in my office is “How do I start adetoxification program?” It has truly become one of my favorite questions; when someone begins to think seriously about toxicity and detoxification I know one more person is trying to take personal responsibility for self-care...