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  • 4/17/2007
    An estimated 5.1 million people in the United States suffer from gout, and it is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in men. Gout affects approximately 3 times as many men as women, and men are more likely than women to have gout at all ages.
  • 4/16/2007
    Certainly, there are times it makes sense to remove tonsils and adenoids even though they are an integral part of the lymph/immune system. When they are removed, the body adapts and moves functions elsewhere; however, there are cases when natural alternatives are enough to relieve the problem.
  • 4/13/2007
    Usually, I'm asked how to lose weight, or gain control of our weight, but occasionally I really do get asked how to gain good, strong, healthy weight.
  • 4/13/2007
    Is there a gene that contributes to obesity? Sure! But proclaiming that there's a 'gene that makes you fat' is totally irresponsible.
  • 4/11/2007
    Researchers found that angioplasty did not save lives or prevent heart attacks in non-emergency heart patients.
  • 4/11/2007
    On April 30, 2007 the FDA will close the public comment period on a 'Guidance' which will classify many alternative health practices and supplements as drugs.
  • 4/11/2007
    In a recently released study researchers found that, in general, the more beef a woman ate, the lower her son's sperm count was throughout his entire life.
  • 4/10/2007
    Chemotherapy drugs are known carcinogens. If you use a chemotherapy drug to get rid of a cancer, why would you be surprised that you might find another cancer down the road?
  • 4/9/2007
    Hormones, diet, genetics, vitamin deficiency and stress play a role, but in simple terms acne happens when a skin pore gets plugged.
  • 4/5/2007
    It has been demonstrated that the near infrared spectrum and refractive index of water can be affected by a strong magnetic field.
  • 4/3/2007
    Sleep apnea, a condition that affects over 18 million people in just the US alone, is defined as a temporary suspension of breathing that occurs repeatedly during sleep.
  • 3/30/2007
    Once abundant in red wine, resveratrol is now almost absent due to the use of pesticides. In other words, if you want resveratrol, you pretty much have to supplement.
  • 3/23/2007
    The New York State Food Laboratory has identified the presence of aminopterin in all of the samples of cat and dog food that appear to be causing kidney failure and death in what will likely end as several thousand cats and dogs.
  • full spectrum vitamin e
    As the media and government debate the benefits of Vitamin E, most Americans still are not getting enough Vitamin E per day.
  • proteolytic enzymes in foods help with food allergies
     It is very common for people to automatically assume that a food allergy is directly triggered by food, however, this is not always the case.
  • 3/14/2007
    A study just published in the Archives of Internal Medicine state that the offspring of longer lived parents have a lower prevalence of cardiac risk factors in middle age.
  • 3/13/2007
    After my recent newsletter about the common myths of stomach acid, we have had a few people ask about how to test for low stomach acid.
  • 3/6/2007
    Exposure to chemical estrogens leads to childhood obesity. Obesity leads to higher levels of estrogen, which lead to more obesity, earlier puberty, and higher risk of catastrophic illness later in life.
  • 3/1/2007
    A new study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, based entirely on a review of 47 previous peer reviewed studies concludes that treatment with beta carotene, vitamin A, and vitamin E may increase mortality.
  • 2/22/2007
    Lyme Disease is caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. This bacteria is particularly hard to kill, and the use of antibiotics, in most cases, only temporarily suppresses it -- allowing it to resurface with even greater intensity down the road.
  • 2/17/2007
    No diet is without consequences. Many people believe that a pure vegetarian or fruitarian diet is automatically healthy because they avoid meat and dairy. This is not automatically true.
  • 2/14/2007
     Candida is a yeastlike fungus commonly found in the normal flora of the mouth, skin, intestinal tract, and vagina, which can become clinically infectious in people with compromised immune systems.
  • 2/11/2007
    At a time when colon cancer is a leading cause of death and disease in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to approve alli for over-the-counter use, when studies have clearly shown it causes pre-cancerous lesions of the colon is the height of recklessness and shows a profound lack of concern for the public's health.
  • 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.