Monthly Archives: December 2012

Bone scans and bone meds

Bone scans can be useful to find out bone status, but unfortunately, most MD’s use bone scans to sell more bone scans and bone meds. Oh sure, they can tell you that your bones are thin with their technology, but … Continue reading

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Enzyme supplements for working out

Protease and pancreatic enzyme supplementation was tested against a placebo in downhill running. Running downhill puts much more stress on the knees, ankles, and muscle groups than running a flat track because you are bracing against the pull of gravity … Continue reading

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Media multitasking is borrowed trouble

Simultaneous use of different forms of media at the same time, like playing a computer game while texting and watching TV, is now definitely linked to anxiety and depression. Michigan State University found a clear association between media multitasking and … Continue reading

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Prenatal vitamin C is critical

Vitamin C intake is critical for fetal brain development. Prenatal Vitamin C deficiency causes impairment of hippocampal memory function and ultimately leads to a whopping 30% less neuron development. And worse yet, the latest study shows that it cannot be … Continue reading

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Still want the CT scan?

Scanning through trivia: Young women who have two or more CT scans before the age of 23 have double the breast cancer risk over the next 10 years…

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Cranky kids? ADHD kids? Hyper kids?

Kids simply need more sleep than adults. For most kids, just a little bit of extra sleep (27 minutes on average), can really help improve behavior, focus, and restlessness. Researchers took kids between the ages of 7 and 11 and … Continue reading

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Yet another chance to die in a hospital

The infection by Clostridium difficile bacteria (C-diff) is linked to 14,000 deaths every year and most of them are seniors in hospitals and nursing homes. It turns out that hospital food is the worst food you could ever eat. And … Continue reading

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X-rayed to death

Medical use of radiation is running amok. According to Eric Topol, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Medscape Genomic Medicine, “we’re not doing the right things for patients… We have runaway uses of nuclear scans, CT scans, and PET scanning, and we don’t … Continue reading

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Sin taxes on foods

Some states have actually increased the sales taxes on sugary foods to “promote healthier food choices among grocery store shoppers”. But this cash-cow ploy is highly unlikely to be effective because many consumers are unaware of the tax differences on … Continue reading

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Treating children like pests

Pesticides have significant negative impacts on children. Young children detoxify toxins at a much slower rate than adults. Epidemiologic evidence show strong associations between childhood exposure to pesticides and decreased cognitive function, behavioral problems and even pediatric cancers. The New … Continue reading

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Remote control

The average American child over 8 years old watches an average of 4.5 hours of TV each day according to the latest from Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Seventy percent of these kiddos even have a TV in the bedroom and … Continue reading

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GMO Roulette

Eating GMO food is causing cancer, liver and kidney failure and leaking guts – to name a few of the ones we know from animal studies. Animal studies show the problems beginning in rats at the equivalent of 10-12 human … Continue reading

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PD causes ED:

Inflamed gums causes erectile dysfunction (ED) in men in their thirties. The dysfunction is brought on by severe periodontal disease (PD) caused predominantly by bacteria occurring with inflammation of the gums. Men with PD are three times more likely to … Continue reading

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Infant formulas are bad!

The case against infant formula feeding: Free fatty acids are generated during the baby’s digestion of infant formula that cause cellular death that contribute to necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe intestinal condition that is often fatal and occurs most commonly in … Continue reading

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Vitamin E for burn care

There are over 500,000 burns requiring medical intervention each year. Scientists at Ohio State may have just found a way to reduce the severity of burns by as much as fifty percent with natural vitamin E – applied within the … Continue reading

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Early flu season or greedy Big Pharma?

The CDC is ramping up the push for toxic flu vaccines earlier than before, saying that this flu season “could be underway”. But they use the term “influenza-like illnesses” that may include everything from sniffles to coughing. Data from the … Continue reading

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About those sippy cups and baby bottles…

It is mistaken belief to think that a sippy cup at night is better than a bottle because very little saliva flows at night to clear the liquid that bathes the mouth and teeth all night long from either of … Continue reading

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Bone density help

Potassium Citrate can help reverse bone problems. A diet too rich in meat and grains increases the acid load in the body, leaches calcium from the bone and causes osteopenia and osteoperosis. By neutralizing the acid we generate by our … Continue reading

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Cracker Jacks hell

Childhood memory gone GMO: Good old Cracker Jacks is now loaded with bad stuff and is a GMO nightmare. The first ingredient in the label is sugar. Is that sugar from GMO beets? Doesn’t matter because the second ingredient is … Continue reading

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Video game violence

Well duh! Researchers found that violent video game players that indulged for three consecutive days showed progressive increases in aggressive behavior and hostility each day they played. This study provides the first hard evidence that the negative effects accumulate over … Continue reading

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