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  • 12/30/2007
    Researchers in Uganda are trying to learn something new about healing by studying what chimpanzees eat when ill.
  • 12/21/2007
    A new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) warns that nurses may risk their health working in hospitals because of the abundance of toxic substances in the hospital environment.
  • 12/16/2007
    Upon learning the results of a new, large-scale study sponsored by the National Cancer Institute showing that eating beef and processed meats sharply increases the risk of colon, lung, and other cancers, Cattlemen launched press releases touting the benefits of regular meat consumption.
  • 12/14/2007
    It seems that polycarbonate containers tend to leach the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA), an estrogen-mimic that has been linked to cancer, Alzheimer's, Down syndrome, and reproductive problems.
  • 12/12/2007
    Health council members in New Jersey passed a resolution requiring that all children over the age of six months who attend daycare or preschool must have flu shots.
  • 10/26/2007
    Suddenly the 'superbug' MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is in the news as the latest outbreak of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
  • 10/24/2007
    A just released study of 1,093 patients treated for head and neck cancer showed that their state of mind had no influence on their outcomes.
  • 10/19/2007
    A recent study out of Duke University has found that blood transfusions increase your risk of heart attack and death.
  • 10/14/2007
    ORAC refers to the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity of whatever you're testing -- whether it is a single fruit juice or a combination of five juices.
  • 10/12/2007
    Are there any negative health issues associated with eating a product that has the preservative benzoic acid?
  • 10/2/2007
    The Global Detox Event serves as an 'entry level opportunity' to anyone, anywhere, who is serious about taking control of their health by participating in a safe, total detoxification process that cleanses them out from top to bottom.
  • 9/15/2007
    Bipolar Disorder in children has grown 20 times faster than the growth in the diagnoses of adult bipolar-disorder over the same decade.
  • 9/12/2007
    Your government, whichever one it is, is not necessarily putting your health interests first when determining government health policy.
  • 9/2/2007
    The Denmark National Food Institute recently concluded a study that indicates that hermetically sealing cheeses, lunch meats, and the like in plastic vacuum packs on your grocer's shelf may be ramping up the potency of Listeria bacteria 100-fold.
  • 9/2/2007
    Over the past few months Chinese products (and Chinese food imports in particular) have taken a beating in the world press.
  • 8/30/2007
    A study conducted in Great Britain has found that a mother's diet during pregnancy, and even when breastfeeding, can affect her unborn child's taste for foods.
  • 8/24/2007
    In a recent Reader's Digest article, Dr. Dean Ornish expressed a number of concerns about olive oil - questioning its reputation as a healthy fat.
  • 8/20/2007
    While there is no shortage of evidence linking the so-called Western diet to an increased risk for developing colon cancer, the study is among the first to examine the impact of such a diet on survival among patients treated for the disease.
  • 8/15/2007
    Congress recently cited new scientific evidence that fluoridation, long promoted to fight tooth decay, is ineffective and has serious health risks!
  • 8/11/2007
    A study of the diabetes drug Avandia (rosiglitazone ) has revealed a disturbing trend of increased heart attack risk.
  • 8/3/2007
    All in all, the Baseline of Health Program, as detailed in Lessons from the Miracle Doctors, seems ideally suited to dealing with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
  • 8/1/2007
    A recent three-decade long study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has reported that the risk of obesity increases the more obese your family and friends are.
  • 7/31/2007
    Understand why the closer people live to roads with heavy traffic and high air pollution, the greater their risk of developing atherosclerosis (hardened arteries), which can lead to heart disease and stroke.
  • 7/31/2007
    An advance copy of an article in the September 1st issue of Cancer was just released detailing the results of a survey that explored some of the cancer myths that many people naively believe in.
  • 7/23/2007
    The Cochrane Library has just published the results of a review of scientific literature that says that taking regular supplements of Vitamin C to prevent colds is not justified unless you are exercising hard or living in an extremely cold place.

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