Womans Health

Can Alcohol Really Increase Risk of Breast Cancer?

…about alcohol being linked to an increased risk of breast cancer may have alarmed you—especially if you drink a glass of wine daily for its reputed health benefits. But don’t panic. As is usually the case, the headlines are much scarier than the actual facts. These reports are primarily based on the…

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Beware the Dangers of Drugs and Nutrient Depletion

…total annual cost of $286.5 billion. That’s an average of 12.6 prescriptions for every man, woman, and child in this country. We’re paying this enormous cost not only with our wallets, but with our health. Record-setting numbers of serious adverse drug events have been submitted to the FDA in recent…

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6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

…ability to help prevent osteoporosis and colds and flu. But here are six other ways optimal levels of vitamin D can help improve or support your health, and why supplementing with vitamin D is so important. * Abdominal obesity. Research has shown that vitamin D blood levels are inversely associated…

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With Alcoholism, Conventional Medicine Has it Backwards

…misconception is that alcoholics have to hit rock bottom before they will seek treatment or can be effectively helped. This is as absurd as saying that a woman with breast cancer has to have multiple metastases throughout her body before she will respond to therapy. Group counseling is typically the only “treatment”…

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3 Things to Consider About Medical Tourism

I recently met a woman who mentioned her husband was currently in Thailand for a knee replacement. She explained he decided to go there instead of seeking treatment here in the U.S. because, “It costs less and they have treatments for faster recovery that we just don’t have here at home.” Medical…

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