But What About the Children? Teen Vaping and E-cigarettes

Recently the Royal College of Physicians issued a report “Nicotine without smoke: Tobacco harm reduction”. In it they state that long-term harm from e-cigarettes and vaping is 95-98% less than smoking. The report concludes that  “in the interests of public health it is important to promote the use of e-cigarettes, NRT(Nicotine Reduction Therapy) and other […]

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Top Two Anti-Candida Supplements 20% off for February

Products of the Month: Formula SF722 and Morinda Supreme. The most effective anti-yeast, anti-fungal products are on sale this month. Read more here: Morinda Supreme Morinda Supreme comes in capsules and powder. It is powdered Noni fruit that comes from a tropical Evergreen plant. It has antifungal, anti-tumor, and anti-bacterial properties. It is used to stimulate the […]

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Medical Treatment for Back Pain Is Wasting Billions of Dollars

I putting this as this weeks topic of the week. Sunday Homitz LPT of Body Technic Systems brought this to my attention.  It was published this week in the Plain Dealer: Originally published as “Study: Back pain treatment does harm” By Diane Suchetka Doctors have been costing the health-care system tens of billions of dollars a […]

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Painkillers Killing More People

This weeks topic of the week. A recent article in the Los Angeles Times states that prescription drug related deaths are on the rise. The largest segment of drug related deaths were from prescription pain killers like Vicodin and OxyContin. Painkiller sales have increased 300% since 1999. There were over 38,000 prescription drug deaths in […]

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Skin Deep: The Cosmetics Database

I just realized that I didn’t have a link to the Skin Deep, the Cosmetics Database created by the Environmental Working Group on my website. I had one before it crashed last summer. I have it fixed now. The Cosmetics Database is an excellent resource to understanding the dangers of many chemicals that are found in lotions, soap, […]

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LA Times: Drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in U.S., data show

Propelled by an increase in prescription narcotic overdoses, drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in the United States, a Times analysis of government data has found. Drugs exceeded motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in 2009, killing at least 37,485 people nationwide, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Another Painkiller off the Market: Darvocet and Darvon

From look Darvocet pulls drug off U.S. market under pressure from FDA” href=”http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2010/11/maker_of_darvon_darvocet_pulls.html” target=”_blank”>Cleveland.com: WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of the painkiller Darvon is pulling the drug off the market under pressure from public health officials who say it causes dangerous heart rhythms. The Food and Drug Administration says the drugmaker Xanodyne will halt marketing […]

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U.S., Australia, Europe Ban Flu Shot In Children

This years flu shot is a world first. It is a combination shot of the seasonal and swine flu strains. The flu season is almost over in Australia where these new vaccines have been given to patients. One version of the flu shot called Fluvax has been linked to convulsions in one in 100 children […]

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Drugs That Deplete Vitamins

This weeks Topic of the Week sans-serif;”>When taken regularly, some frequently prescribed medications can diminish or deplete your body’s stores of important vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. If you take any medications, talk with a nutrition-oriented medical professional about whether you should add certain supplements to your daily regimen. TYPE OF DRUG EXAMPLES – NAME […]

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Osteopenia: How Merck Manufactured An Epidemic To Sell Fosamax

OK, so while the actual title of the piece over at NPR is How A Bone Disease Grew To Fit The Prescription, they could have easily used my title. Here are some choice excerpts. On defining what is Osteoporosis: “Ultimately it was just a matter of, ‘Well … it has to be drawn somewhere,’ ” […]

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Study Prompts Canada to Delay Flu Shots

“TORONTO — An unpublished Canadian study that suggests getting an annual flu shot may make it easier to contract swine flu has caused most provincial governments in Canada to postpone or limit seasonal-flu vaccination programs.” More from the article: “It found that people who got flu shots last year were about twice as likely to […]

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National Vaccine Information Center on Swine Flu Vaccine

Barbara Loe Fisher latest post has up to date information on the Swine Flu Vaccine.  You can click here to read the full story. Mild Swine Flu & Over-Hyped Vaccine by Barbara Loe Fisher Every day Americans wake up to news reports that warn us about the dangers of influenza, especially the new H1N1 “swine […]

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Save Natural Thyroid

Several brands of natural thyroid has been taken off of the shelves in recent years causing an increase in demand for the remaining brands (Armour). Here is a site dedicated to keeping these remedies available, news updates, and possible solutions for those who are unable to continue on natural thyroid. Save Natural Thyroid Coalition

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No Heart Problems? Don’t take daily aspirin.

No Heart Problems? Don’t take daily aspirin. This week’s topic of the week is about how daily aspirin for those without a heart condition is not good for you. While I’ve never recommended prophylactic doses of aspirin for those without heart conditions, those with heart conditions, should consider fish or krill oil (natural anti-inflammatory), 5-Methyltetrahydrofolate (a […]

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The Dangers of Cholesterol Medications

Cholesterol Drugs Depress Body Functions. Cause Pain, Loss of Mental Functions, and Even Temporary Amnesia. Statins are a class of drugs with names like Lipitor, Zocor and Crestor. Sales of these drugs are over $19 Billion per year. They are given to reduce cholesterol which is thought to prevent heart disease. Unfortunately, these drugs have […]

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Folic Acid, Heart Disease, Alzheimer’s, and Strokes

Genetic Defect May Cause Vitamin Deficiency Leading To Strokes, Alzheimer’s, And Heart Attacks. About one in 7 people have a genetic deficiency that keeps them from converting folic acid to its final usable form 5-methyl-tetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF). This gives them a folate deficiency even though they have plenty in their diet or supplements. Other causes for […]

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Vaccine used in children causing brain damage?

I’m going to print the entire article with original link: BOCA RATON, FL — Boca Raton father, Ben Zeller, says his son, Ben, Jr., was a normal 11-month-old when he received the Measles, Mump and Rubella shot in November of 2004. Within days, he had a complete febral seizure. “This was a reaction to the […]

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Topic of the week: Swine Flu

There has been a lot of concern with the spread of the “swine flu” in the media. I want to start with some facts to diffuse the panic. First, according to the CDC, regular flu causes over 55, 000 deaths in a year in the U.S. alone. Since the outbreak of the “swine flu” pandemic, as of […]

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