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How Safe Are Your Supplements?

…labels are 100 percent accurate. The Consumer Reports article also goes on to claim that supplements are not proven to cure major diseases, or offer protection from heart disease or cancer. As often happens in these anti-supplement articles, the reporters dug up a few isolated studies that…

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New Vitamin D Recommendations Are Misguided

…But I can’t imagine which studies the task force reviewed to reach their conclusions. There are more than 38,000 peer-reviewed scientific articles in the National Institutes of Health database on vitamin D. They show that vitamin D supplementation is protective against: * Cancer * Heart…

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Diabetes Tip: Get Wet!

…you age, you recover from injuries more slowly, and your ability to do vigorous activities is substantially reduced. Around this time I read an article in an in-flight magazine that described the benefits of swimming. I started swimming that day and, “Voila!” A new exercise passion was…

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Statins and Their Side Effects

…you know that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs … * Have been used in the US since 1987, and during that time there have been numerous articles discussing their toxicity. Yet your doctor still says statins are safe! * Are the most successful class of drugs in history, generating more money…

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Prolotherapy: Pain Relief That Lasts

…I slowly recovered only to repeat the whole miserable business the following July. My self-confidence left me and I was afraid to move! I read an article about prolotherapy and, through the Internet, I located a doctor in my area who would perform the treatment. After six sessions, I was like a new…

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Beware the Dangers of Drugs and Nutrient Depletion

…Healing newsletter I’ve written hundreds, if not thousands, of articles on a variety of health topics, including the danger of drugs. I want to share information from one of the most important articles I’ve written—“Are Your Drugs Robbing You of Nutrients?”—which…

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Questioning the Effectiveness of Tamiflu

…remains hidden from appropriate and necessary independent scrutiny.” Now, another review of the data, which was presented in a series of articles published in the BMJ, concluded that Tamiflu and Relenza (another antiviral flu medication) had only marginal benefits in terms of treating…

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Little-Known Health Benefits of Probiotics

…other strains appear to tone down the stress response and improve anxiety and depression. * Skin. The journal Gut Pathogens also published an article highlighting the links between intestinal bacteria, mood and acne. The authors note that there is an established connection between skin conditions…

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Is Juice Healthy?

…doctor prescribed all the usual drugs, but nothing alleviated her pain or reduced the frequency of her episodes—until she came across an article on cabbage juice and decided to give it a shot. She started drinking the juice from half a head of cabbage (yielding approximately four ounces of…

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Beware of Unnecessary Surgery

…newsletter, and unnecessary surgery is a theme I have returned to again and again over the years—for good reason. As I stated in that opening article all those years ago, “The medical profession tends to promote what is good for the profession, not what is necessarily good for the…

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