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  • 2/10/2007
    The herpes simplex virus is incurable because it hides out in certain nerve cells of your body for life. When the virus is triggered to be active, it travels along the nerves to your skin.
  • 2/9/2007
    On Feb 2nd, Texas governor Rick Perry issued an executive order mandating the vaccination of young girls with the Gardasil HPV vaccine sold by Merck, unleashing a storm.
  • 2/9/2007
    Over the last couple of years, warnings have started to appear on the jars and tubes of products that contain natural progesterone saying that they contain a substance known to cause cancer.
  • 2/6/2007
    From the description of ingredients you sent, it certainly looks like someone assembled the formula by looking in a book for everything that might be beneficial to the cardiovascular system and throwing them all together in one pill, with many of the ingredients at 'pixie dust' levels.
  • 1/27/2007
    Scientists have identified a gene that increases the risk for late onset Alzheimer's by promoting the accumulation of beta amyloid plaque.
  • 1/27/2007
    A new study published in Europe shows that having milk with your tea totally negates the health benefits of drinking the tea to begin with.
  • 1/25/2007
    No tinkering or reform can stop health care systems all over the world from imploding until people start taking charge of their own health and reduce the need for the vast majority of health care they now require.
  • 1/23/2007
    According to studies done at Ohio State University, fat is not only good, it's necessary for the proper absorption of many vitamins and phytochemicals.
  • 1/19/2007
    The cancer risk among people drinking chlorinated water is 93% higher than among those whose water does not contain chlorine.
  • 1/8/2007
    That deaths from cancer are down is certainly good news. I'm just not sure that the medical community can take that much credit for it.
  • 1/6/2007
    There's no indication that meat and milk from cloned animals, or their descendants, is any different than regular such products. However, that said, keep in mind that although it may be no different, it's also no better.
  • 12/23/2006
    That said, considering the risk/reward ratio involved -- probable 100% protection VS no proven major side effects and few effective alternative health treatments, if I had a daughter I'd probably lean to saying yes to the Gardasil HPV vaccine for her -- unless I heard a more compelling argument against it.
  • 12/20/2006
    Maintaining proper ratios of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acids is important. The proper ratio helps control both systemic inflammation and insulin resistance, which can both play a role in hair loss.
  • 12/13/2006
    There are many causes of impotence, including: Vascular disease, Diabetes, Diseases of the nervous system, Cancer Surgery, Medications, Smoking, Alcoholism, and Hormone imbalance.
  • 12/6/2006
    The reduction in incidence and mortality rates cited to show the great strides made in treating breast cancer had little to do with improved treatment, but rather, it resulted from the fact that doctors stopped using a treatment that was killing people!
  • 12/5/2006
    A Recent China Study claims that consumption of meat and dairy protein accelerates the growth of cancer, whereas consumption of vegetarian protein does not.
  • 12/4/2006
    At the moment, there is no evidence of large scale CJD (mad cow disease in people) either as a result of contaminated meat, or for any reason for that matter.
  • 12/4/2006
    No one knows what causes interstitial cystitis. Because IC varies so much in symptoms and severity, most researchers believe that it may actually be several diseases.
  • 12/4/2006
    Seronegative rheumatoid arthritis patients are those patients who have been diagnosed as having rheumatoid arthritis but remain rheumatoid factor negative on their blood test.
  • 11/28/2006
    If you suffer from hypothyroidism, removing your thyroid or blasting with radiation or trying to balance it out with synthetic medication are not your only options.
  • 11/27/2006
    In a stunning announcement this month, the United States Department of Agriculture announced that hunger has been totally eliminated in the United States, or at least redefined.
  • 11/25/2006
    A new study published in the Harvard University Gazette has found that women who had more than one and half servings of red meat a day literally doubled their risk of hormone receptor positive breast cancer.
  • 11/19/2006
    A news release earlier this week from the American Association for Cancer Research reports that new studies show that diet can provide protection against development of certain cancers.
  • 11/10/2006
    You need to understand that the medical response for Hepatits C is not necessarily that effective; and second, you should also know that it's particularly rough on the body.
  • 11/10/2006
    Anyone with any understanding of diet and nutrition knows that the problem with high protein diets is not heart disease. It's things like: intestinal distress, liver and kidney problems, cancer, lowered immunity, and osteoporosis.

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