Monthly Archives: November 2012

How to get the neggies out

Got some negative thoughts crashing around in your head? If you want to get rid of them, write them down, rip them to shreds and throw them away. In a new study, researchers found that when people wrote down their … Continue reading

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About Urinary Tract Infections:

Cranberry can prevent UTIs according to the Cochrane Review report that cranberry users had a nearly 38% lower risk for UTIs compared with nonusers. But women with recurrent infections had a whopping 47% lower risk of developing a UTI with … Continue reading

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Want less cavities?

The miraculous vitamin D is now associated with an approximately 50 percent reduction in the incidence of tooth decay. The review, published in Nutrition Reviews, showed that while vitamin D’s role in bone health is not been disputed, vitamin D’s … Continue reading

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Sniff this – spend more!

Tis the season for spending money and smart business people have known for decades that scents like pine boughs at Christmas raises sales at the cash register. Baked cookies in a house for sale gets prospective buyers in the nesting … Continue reading

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Turn out that light!

For time untold, humans rose with the sun and went to bed when it set – that is, until Thomas Edison helped us figure out how to work into the wee hours. With the coming of electricity and the light … Continue reading

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Too old too young

A study in Precocious Puberty: “Thimerosal Exposure & Increasing Trends of Premature Puberty in the Vaccine Safety Datalink” confirms a significant association in American children between an increasing rates of premature puberty and increasing exposure to mercury from thimerosal-containing childhood … Continue reading

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BP meds cause cancer

How about a BP med to increase your chances for cancer by 7.2 %! Taking angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs), a class of drugs commonly used to treat heart problems, is now linked to an increased risk of cancer. The US researchers … Continue reading

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How much radiation is too much?

Even the very lowest levels of radiation are harmful to life, scientists have concluded in the Cambridge Biological Reviews. Reporting the results of a wide-ranging analysis of 46 peer-reviewed studies published over the past 40 years, researchers say that even … Continue reading

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Suing and boycott recommended by the BMJ over Tamiflu

Tamiflu – Take it back! The BMJ is asking the drug maker Roche to release all its data on Tamiflu, claiming there is no evidence the drug can actually stop the flu. This is not the first request either. Why … Continue reading

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It’s not fish oil – even though they say it is

Concentrated fish oil (esterized) is bad business! Fatty acid ethyl esters are lipids that are made by reacting free fatty acids with ethanol in a chemical process called trans-esterification. Here the glycerol backbone is removed and substituted with ethanol to … Continue reading

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Boiling your money away

You can buy the most expensive foods and ruin their nutrient density in less than 2 minutes. Did you know that you can ruin the nutrient density in your food by cooking it at too high a temperature? Most cooking … Continue reading

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Something to holler about

Stand up and holler! When patients complain of vaccine adverse reactions, studies show that doctors are highly likely to dismiss them. Thus, over 90% of vaccine injuries and reactions go unreported. If vaccines worked so well we should be the … Continue reading

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Marketing the side effects…

When the drug fails, market the side effects! There is another failed antidepressant that has more side effects than benefits – including headaches, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea and urinary infections. But it makes women ready for sex so it’s a … Continue reading

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Arnica for trauma injuries

One of my favorite herbs is arnica – the classic sunflower with yellow daisy-like flowers. Arnica is what I recommend for external use in injury from trauma, e.g., hematoma, dislocations, contusions, edema due to fracture, muscle and joint pain. Herbal … Continue reading

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Killing mice and men

You can kill mice with hand grenades… There is still a big push to get more men on the dangerous prostate med, Avodart, by claiming it can reduce harmless cancers by 23 percent. While this med may actually reduce the … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned chickenpox party

Shingles, or herpes zoster, can afflict anyone who has had chickenpox. Both are caused by the varicella zoster virus. It is possible that shingles develops in people who received the chickenpox vaccine, which contains a live attenuated form of the … Continue reading

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Sweetened to death

Aspartame is an excitotoxin, carcinogenic, and produces neurotoxic effects of headaches, dizziness and blurry vision along with gastrointestinal disturbances. Aspartame is 10% methanol, which breaks down in the body into formic acid and formaldehyde (a potent nerve toxin and carcinogen … Continue reading

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