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  • 10/21/2010
    Wouldn't it turn the world upside down if people discovered that prostitutes, drug users, and explosive populations weren't the catalyst for rapidly growing instances of HIV? How would people react if they found out that doctors might ultimately be responsible for the rapid spread of HIV?
  • 10/19/2010
    A new magnesium study recently published by doctors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that getting enough magnesium could help you ward off diabetes.
  • 10/16/2010
    The Miracle Mineral Supplement has been marked as a toxic substance by the FDA and the Food Standards Agency in the United Kingdom.
  • 10/14/2010
    Studies have found that as income rises, happiness improves up to an income of about $75,000.
  • 10/12/2010
    "We're number one! We're number one!" Never to be outdone, the English language, led by the United States, is leading the Fat Pack. According to the latest Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development report, six of the seven highest ranking countries for obesity are English-speaking nations. Here's the official score:
  • 10/9/2010
    According to a recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 26% of the adult population eats its vegetables.
  • 10/7/2010
    I love marketing reframes. For years, one of my favorites was the pork industry's, "Pork, the other white meat" campaign, which equated pork to chicken -- only to run smack dab into the bird-flu scare. A quick reframe at that point gave us, "Pork, it's not chicken," only to run into the "Swine" flu epidemic, which led to, "Pork, the meat of kings."
  • 10/5/2010
      A company called Zeltiq markets a high-tech device that sucks in the fat-bearing parts of the skin, then cools the skin down, freezing the fat cells below. Presto.
  • 10/2/2010
    A new study by University of Michigan researcher, Dr. John M. Hollingsworth, indicates that many physicians are seeking alternative revenue sources, and that includes operating outpatient surgery centers. The study's researches paid particular attention to surgery for kidney stone removal, asking whether the number of surgeries performed increased as a result of this practice.
  • 9/30/2010
    According to studies, red yeast rice, combined with healthy lifestyle changes, is as effective at reducing cholesterol as the statin drug Zocor.
  • 9/28/2010
    A recent study indicates that diabetes can impair sexual desire, cause erectile dysfunctions, and lead to other sexual health problems for both men and women.
  • 9/25/2010
    Recent studies show that low-carb diets, heavy in animal fats, may increase the risk of death from cancer and heart disease.
  • 9/23/2010
    In the UK, weight loss operations are up 1000% in the last decade.
  • 9/21/2010
    If you've ever balked at the price of fresh blueberries (especially when they're out of season), but knew you needed a good source of antioxidants, then head over to the rice aisle, where you might just find a taste of forbidden fruit -- or at least, rice. Black rice, that is. Centuries ago, emperors in ancient China forbade commoners from eating black rice because it was so good -- they wanted to keep it all for themselves.
  • 9/18/2010
    Using the right music before and during a workout can boost your performance by as much as 20 percent.
  • 9/16/2010
    Recently, two separate studies reported a correlation between exposure to pesticides and increased incidence of ADHD.
  • 9/14/2010
    A recent study conducted by the American Psychological Association found that women are attracted to men in red.
  • 9/11/2010
    Almost 12,000 children five and under are treated in hospital emergency rooms in the US each year because of household cleaning products.
  • 9/9/2010
    According to UNICEF and the World Heath Organization, the astounding fact is that fully 2.5 billion people—40% of the world’s population—engage in open defecation.
  • 9/7/2010
    As many as 1 million children in the U.S. may have been misdiagnosed with ADHD, simply because of their age and maturity level.
  • accupuncture and health
    9/2/2010
    A new study showed that treatment of knee pain with acupuncture produced about the same results as treatment with "sham acupuncture."
  • 8/28/2010
    Are shrimp committing suicide? According to a new study just published in the journal Aquatic Toxology, a lot of shrimp may be getting stoned on Prozac, making them vulnerable to predators.
  • 8/26/2010
    A study from Manchester Metropolitan University in the U.K., showed that wearing high heels really does a number on the wearer's tendons.
  • 8/24/2010
    Those who were exclusively breastfed during their first three months of life had a 34% lower risk of developing diabetes than those who were not breastfed.
  • 8/24/2010
    Pennsylvania's Department of Health just issued a health warning of unusually high levels of pertussis, and California has reported an epidemic.

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