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Friday March 27th, 2015
SSRI Drugs Linked to Germanwings Kamikaze Crash? posted 03/27/2015, 5:28 PM (Infowars)
[Category: Health]
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who deliberately crashed a plane with 150 people onboard, had undergone psychiatric treatment, a fact that should prompt questions about whether the 28-year-old had been taking SSRI drugs which have been linked to numerous cases of mass murder and suicides.

“Lubitz had spent 18 months overall under psychiatric treatment, Bild reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources within Lufthansa, Germanwings' parent company. The pilot was diagnosed with a “severe depressive episode” in 2009, the German daily says. It claims it got access to Lubitz's profile, indicating the pilot had "psychological problems" and required a “special, exemplary regular medical examination,”reports RT.

Lubitz was also going through a personal crisis after breaking up with his girlfriend having previously taken a six month break from flight training due to “burnout-syndrome” or “depression”.

During a search of Lubitz’ apartment, German police also announced that they had discovered a “significant clue” that might help to determine why Lubitz deliberately crashed the Airbus A320. Authorities said that the item was not a suicide note.

“We have found something which will now be taken for tests,” Markus Niesczery from Dusseldorf Police told the Daily Mail. “We cannot say what it is at the moment, but it may be a very significant clue to what has happened.”

In addition, it has subsequently emerged that Lubitz had made an effort to conceal and unspecified medical condition from his employers.

“Documents with medical contents were confiscated that point towards an existing illness and corresponding treatment by doctors,” said the prosecutors’ office in Dusseldorf, where the pilot lived and where the flight from Barc
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Wednesday March 25th, 2015

Monsanto Seeks Retraction For Report Linking Herbicide To Cancer posted 03/25/2015, 3:34 PM (Reuters)
[Category: Health]
Monsanto Co, maker of the world's most widely used herbicide, Roundup, wants an international health organization to retract a report linking the chief ingredient in Roundup to cancer.

The company said on Tuesday that the report, issued on Friday by the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), was biased and contradicts regulatory findings that the ingredient, glyphosate, is safe when used as labeled.
... (more)

Wednesday March 18th, 2015

The Aftermath of Daylight Saving Time posted 03/18/2015, 10:42 AM (Dr. Mercola)
[Category: Health]
Daylight Saving Time (DST), the practice of moving clocks ahead one hour in the summer months and returning them back an hour in the winter, was first implemented by Germany during World War I, as a way to conserve electricity.

The idea, however, dates back to William Willett, an Englishman who campaigned for “summer time” in the early 1900s so that people would have more time to be out in the sunlight – though the British government was not interested.

It wasn’t u
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Wednesday March 11th, 2015

Dunkin' Donuts to Remove Titanium Dioxide From Donuts posted 03/11/2015, 6:34 AM (CNN)
[Category: Health]
Dunkin' Donuts is dropping titanium dioxide from its powdered sugar donuts after pressure from a public interest group who argued it is not safe for human consumption.

Titanium dioxide is used to make the powdered sugar appear brighter. It is also used in sunscreen and paints.
... (more)

Thursday March 5th, 2015

Study Confirms That E-Cigarettes Generate Virtually No Toxins posted 03/05/2015, 7:29 AM (Reason)
[Category: Health]
Anti-smoking activists and public health officials who question the usefulness of electronic cigarettes in reducing tobacco-related disease often talk as if the content of the aerosol generated by these newfangled contraptions is utterly mysterious. While it may be plausible that the absence of combustion makes e-cigarettes safer than the conventional kind, they say, we can't know for sure without more information about exactly what vapers are sucking into their lungs. That stance is misleading ... (more)

Wednesday March 4th, 2015

Public Health Officials Know: Recently Vaccinated Individuals Spread Disease posted 03/04/2015, 8:33 PM (Weston A. Price Foundation)
[Category: Health]
Washington, D.C., March 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Physicians and public health officials know that recently vaccinated individuals can spread disease and that contact with the immunocompromised can be especially dangerous. For example, the Johns Hopkins Patient Guide warns the immunocompromised to "Avoid contact with children who are recently vaccinated," and to "Tell friends and family who are sick, or have recently had a live vaccine (such as chicken pox, measles, rubella, intranasal influen... (more)

Tuesday February 24th, 2015

Antibiotics On Food Causing Children To Have Allergic Reactions To Fruits, Vegetables posted 02/24/2015, 2:28 PM (CBS Boston)
[Category: Health]
BOSTON (CBS) – More children are appearing to have allergic reactions to fruits and vegetables, but this has nothing to do with the food.

Farmers often use antibiotics to keep pests away and that's a problem for some children.

A case highlighted in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology explained how a 10-year-old suffered a life threatening reaction after eating blueberry pie.

The girl had a history of asthma, seasonal allergies, and allergies
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Peanut Allergies? For Children, The Best Treatment May Be Peanuts posted 02/24/2015, 2:28 PM (LA Times)
[Category: Health]
It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them.

But a new study suggests that advice did more harm than good.
... (more)

Monday February 23rd, 2015

Shocker: Eat Fat, Avoid Food Pyramid, Lose Weight posted 02/23/2015, 1:57 PM (Karen De Coster)
[Category: Health]
This headline is deemed “jolting”: A change in heart, cholesterol may not be as bad as once thought. This headline, in my mind, is couched in a way that insulates the guilty. It should say, “The government and its minions in Big Food-Big Ag and the medical-governmental-pharmaceutical-nutritional complex have been lying to you to further their political and spec... (more)

Wednesday February 18th, 2015

Nestle USA Strips Artificial Bits From Chocolate Candy posted 02/18/2015, 10:55 AM (AFP)
[Category: Health]
No more artificial flavors and colors in Butterfinger, Babe Ruth or any Nestle chocolate candies in the United States, because Americans want them gone, the Swiss food giant said Tuesday.

Nestle USA pledged to remove artificial flavors and government-certified colors from all its more than 250 products by the end of the year.
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Thursday February 12th, 2015

Private Schools See Fewer Vaccines posted 02/12/2015, 9:12 AM (UT San Diego)
[Category: Health]
Private and charter campuses dominate the list of schools in San Diego County with the highest vaccination exemption rates, according to the California Department of Public Health.

An analysis of the data by U-T San Diego shows that while those schools teach about 13 percent of the region’s kindergartners, they account for nearly 38 percent of personal-belief exemptions filed for the 2014-15 school year. This pattern generally holds true across the state.
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Wednesday February 11th, 2015

Food Fat Warnings: Why You Should Add Butter to Your Shopping List posted 02/11/2015, 7:40 AM (The Telegraph)
[Category: Health]
New research claims that official warnings against the consumption of saturated fats should never have been introduced.

The article in BMJ's Open Heart journal argues that the advice was based on flawed data and "very limited evidence".

The warning, adopted by British authorities in the early 1980s, was based on research that focused only on unhea
... (more)
It's simple: eat fat, lose fat. When you have a diet high in fat, you're satisfied after every meal, when you eat a diet high in carbs and sugars, you're always left craving more. Now the same lying government which got everyone to switch to an unhealthy diet is going full bore telling everyone to shoot up their kids with liability protected vaccines. Do you trust them? - Chris

Wednesday February 4th, 2015

Disneyland Measles Outbreak: Cases Not Limited to the Unvaccinated posted 02/04/2015, 2:14 AM (LA Times)
[Category: Health]
As the measles outbreak that started at Disneyland grew to at least 70 cases Wednesday, much of the attention has focused on how the vast majority of patients were not vaccinated for the highly contagious disease.

But some medical experts also have expressed concern about the five patients who contracted measles despite being fully vaccinated.
... (more)

Wednesday January 28th, 2015

To Protect His Son, A Father Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children posted 01/28/2015, 6:25 PM (NPR)
[Category: Health]
Carl Krawitt has watched his son, Rhett, now 6, fight leukemia for the past 4 1/2 years. For more than three of those years, Rhett has undergone round after round of chemotherapy. Last year he finished chemotherapy, and doctors say he is in remission.

Now, there's a new threat, one that the family should not have to worry about: measles.

Rhett cannot be vaccinated, because his immune system is still rebuilding. It may be months more before his body is healthy enough
... (more)

Wednesday January 21st, 2015

Salt Is Not the Killer the Government Says It Is posted 01/21/2015, 1:00 PM (Reason)
[Category: Health]
A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine is adding to the evidence the CDC's sodium advice is basically a superstition, that is to say, a belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown, trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation. In this case, the CDC and lots of physicians are buying into what has turned out to be a false conception of causation.... (more)

Sunday December 28th, 2014

Happy Holidays: FDA Moves to Ban Cake, Donut 'Sprinkles' posted 12/28/2014, 4:51 PM (Breitbart)
[Category: Health]
Early next year, the FDA is expected to finalize a new regulation intended to eradicate even trace amounts of partially hydrogenated oils, known as trans fats, from our diets.

Although the amount of trans fats Americans consume has declined significantly in recent years, the FDA’s quest to completely elimina
... (more)

Monday October 27th, 2014

Looks Like The Medical Establishment Was Wrong About Fat posted 10/27/2014, 9:10 AM (Men's Journal)
[Category: Health]
For more than half a century, the conventional wisdom among nutritionists and public health officials was that fat is dietary enemy number one – the leading cause of obesity and heart disease.

It appears the wisdom was off.

And not just off. Almost entirely backward.

According to a new study from the National Institutes of Health, a diet that reduces carbohydrates in favor of fat – including the saturated fat in meat and butter – improves nearly every
... (more)
Should read the medical-state establishment.

Wednesday October 22nd, 2014

Vegetarians May Have Low Sperm Count posted 10/22/2014, 6:29 AM (The Economic Times)
[Category: Health]
LOS ANGELES: Men who are vegans and vegetarians may have significantly reduced sperm counts than meat eaters, according to a new study.... (more)

Tuesday September 2nd, 2014

Low Carb Diets More Than Low Fat Ones May Help Protect Against Heart Disease posted 09/02/2014, 2:27 PM (Washington Post)
[Category: Health]
THE QUESTION Cutting carbohydrates has become a popular way to lose weight. In the process, might you also be helping your heart?

THIS STUDY involved 148 men and women, about 47 years old on average, who were obese but did not have cardiovascular disease or diabetes. They were randomly assigned to follow either a low-carb diet (no more than 40 grams of carbohydrates daily) or a low-fat diet (less than 30 percent of daily calories from fat). They also met periodically with a dietit
... (more)

Thursday May 8th, 2014

Dallas, Texas Ends Over 50 Years of Water Fluoridation posted 05/08/2014, 7:40 AM (Collective-Evolution)
[Category: Health]
Anti water fluoridation advocates have been successful in the removal of fluoride from the water supply in Dallas, Texas. The ban comes after five decades of water fluoridation, but more and more people around the world have been gathering to put a stop to the practice over the last few years.... (more)

Tuesday March 18th, 2014

Here's More Proof That Fat Isn't As Bad As Dietitians Once Thought posted 03/18/2014, 10:17 AM (Reuters)
[Category: Health]
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The types of fat people get in their diet may not be as closely related to their risk of heart disease as previously believed, a new review of past studies suggests.... (more)

Wednesday March 12th, 2014

Parents ARE Being Arrested For Getting Medicine (Cannabis Oil) That Works For Their Sick Children! posted 03/12/2014, 6:46 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Health]

More LIVING PROOF The NEW Miracle Drug "Marijuana" Helps Heal The Sick posted 03/12/2014, 6:46 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Health]

Monday March 10th, 2014

John Yudkin: the man who tried to warn us about sugar posted 03/10/2014, 12:46 AM (The Telegraph)
[Category: Health]
A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. So why did it lead to the end of his career? ... (more)

Tuesday February 25th, 2014

What's Wrong With the American Diet? posted 02/25/2014, 12:38 PM (Joseph Mercola)
[Category: Health]
Of all the dietary culprits out there, refined sugar in general, and processed fructose in particular, win top billing as the greatest destroyers of health. The amount of refined sugar in the modern diet has ballooned, with the average American now getting about 350 calories a day (equivalent to about 22 teaspoons of sugar and 25 percent of their daily calories) from added sugar.... (more)

Wednesday February 19th, 2014

How Medical Pot Is Helping Seniors Get Off (Prescription) Drugs posted 02/19/2014, 9:02 AM (Reason)
[Category: Health]

"Talk to almost anybody over 65-years-old and there's a list of medications that they're taking. And very often, the side-effects from those medications are worse than the symptoms they're supposedly treating," says Steve DeAngelo of the Harborside Health Center in Oakland, California.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has a monopoly on the legal supply of marijua
... (more)

Sunday February 16th, 2014

The Full-Fat Paradox: Whole Milk May Keep Us Lean posted 02/16/2014, 3:15 PM (
[Category: Health]
But what if dairy fat isn't the dietary demon we've been led to believe it is? New research suggests we may want to look anew.... (more)
Fat is extremely satisfying and excellent to consume for weight loss. It's easily digestible, doesn't make you gain weight, and tastes freaking amazing. I personally drink whole milk and even mix in some heavy whipping cream, it's heavenly and helps me stay trim! - Chris

Study Confirms Marijuana Can Help In Arthritis posted 02/16/2014, 3:15 PM (Leaf Science)
[Category: Health]
New findings confirm marijuana could be helpful for patients suffering from arthritis.

Published last month in the journal Rheumatology, the study reveals more evidence of how marijuana fights inflammation of the joints.
... (more)
Smoke weed, drink whole milk, for your health.

Wednesday February 12th, 2014

Vast Study Casts Doubts on Value of Mammograms posted 02/12/2014, 7:12 AM (The New York Times)
[Category: Health]
One of the largest and most meticulous studies of mammography ever done, involving 90,000 women and lasting a quarter-century, has added powerful new doubts about the value of the screening test for women of any age.

It found that the death rates from breast cancer and from all causes were the same in women who got mammograms and those who did not. And the screening had harms: One in five cancers found with mammography and treated was not a threat to the woman’s health and did not
... (more)

Friday December 20th, 2013

FDA warns attention deficit drugs may cause long painful erections posted 12/20/2013, 8:21 AM (Reuters)
[Category: Health]
A leading type of stimulant used to treat attention deficit disorder can cause rare cases of painful and long-lasting erections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Tuesday.... (more)

Wednesday November 20th, 2013

The Government and "Balanced" Meals posted 11/20/2013, 12:46 PM (Karen De Coster)
[Category: Health]

The lunch-and-grains nazis are not only a nuisance in the US – it seems they have a foothold in Canada as well. A mom sent her child to Manitoba Government’s Early Learning and Child Care with an “unbalanced” meal consisting of meat, vegetables, fruit, and dairy, and that earned her a $10 fine and a stern warning from the jackasses who declare that all children’s lunches should accord to Canada’s standards for nutrition policy. Additionally, th
... (more)

Thursday October 24th, 2013

Feds Order School to Ban Packed Lunches Without Doctor's Note posted 10/24/2013, 1:06 PM (Prison Planet)
[Category: Health]
A school in Richmond, Virginia is following federal government instructions by telling parents that they need to have a doctor’s note in order for their children to be allowed to bring packed lunches to school, another example of how the nanny state is encroaching via the public education system.... (more)

Is a high-fat diet GOOD for the heart? Doctors say carbs are more damaging to arteries posted 10/24/2013, 1:06 PM (The Daily Mail)
[Category: Health]
Cutting back on butter, cream and fatty meats may have done more harm to heart health than good.

Experts say the belief that high-fat diets are bad for arteries is based on faulty interpretation of scientific studies and has led to millions being ‘over-medicated’ with statin drugs.
... (more)

Wednesday September 25th, 2013

Foot cream kills HIV by tricking cells to commit suicide posted 09/25/2013, 10:00 PM (CNET News)
[Category: Health]
A common drug that dermatologists prescribe to treat nail fungus appears to come with a not-so-tiny side effect: eradicating HIV.... (more)

Monday September 9th, 2013

Youth Drug Use on Decline, Most Media Fail to Notice posted 09/09/2013, 1:19 AM (
[Category: Health]
One of the two annual major drug use surveys in the US released its results this week, coinciding with National Recovery Month, according to the news release from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health contains a wealth of information and is hard to boil down, but there are some... (more)

Tuesday August 13th, 2013

WEED: A Dr. Sanjay Gupta Special [HD] posted 08/13/2013, 5:37 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Health]

Tuesday May 28th, 2013

Parents of dying 10-year-old girl challenge organ donor rule blocking her from lung transplant posted 05/28/2013, 6:11 AM (Fox News)
[Category: Health]
The parents of a 10-year-old girl dying of cystic fibrosis are fighting organ-donation rules that require adult lungs be offered first to adults, who are in less serious need than their daughter.... (more)
More chaos thanks to centrally planned statism.

Monday May 27th, 2013

Vitamins That Cost Pennies a Day Seen Delaying Dementia posted 05/27/2013, 12:17 AM (Bloomberg)
[Category: Health]
A cheap regimen of vitamins in use for decades is seen by scientists as a way to delay the start of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a goal that prescription drugs have failed to achieve.

Drugmakers including Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Pfizer Inc. (PFE) and Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) have spent billions of dollars on ineffective therapies in a so-far fruitless effort to come up with a treatment for dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Now, in the latest of a steady drumbeat of rese
... (more)

Thursday May 16th, 2013

Do 'environmentally friendly' LED lights cause BLINDNESS? posted 05/16/2013, 1:47 AM (The Daily Mail)
[Category: Health]
Eco-friendly LED lights may damage your eyes, according to new research.

A study has discovered that exposure to LED lights can cause irreparable harm to the retina of the human eye.
... (more)
One free software I'd highly recommend is called "Flux", it turns down blues when the sun goes down to help prevent eye strain, it helps a ton if you're on the computer a lot. - Chris

Tuesday May 7th, 2013

Flame Retardants Linked to Lower IQs, Hyperactivity in Children posted 05/07/2013, 4:27 PM (Scientific American)
[Category: Health]
Almost a decade after manufacturers stopped using certain chemical flame retardants in furniture foam and carpet padding, many of the compounds still lurk in homes. New work to be presented today reaffirms that the chemicals may also still be hurting young children who were exposed before they were born.... (more)

Monday April 15th, 2013

Kidney grown in lab successfully transplanted into animal posted 04/15/2013, 5:34 AM (The Guardian)
[Category: Health]
Scientists have grown a kidney in a laboratory and shown that it works when implanted into a living animal. The work is an important step towards the longer-term goal of growing personalised replacement organs that could be transplanted into people with kidney failure.... (more)

Friday April 12th, 2013

Bras Make Breasts "Saggier", 15-year French Study Reveals posted 04/12/2013, 7:17 AM (Counsel & Heal)
[Category: Health]
Women have long been told that a good bra can help support the chest, relieve back pain and prevent sagging. However, a new 15-year French study reveals the opposite: bras do little to reduce back pain and, over time, they can actually make breasts sag even more.... (more)

Friday March 22nd, 2013

Whole Milk Or Skim? Study Links Fattier Milk To Slimmer Kids posted 03/22/2013, 3:45 PM (NPR)
[Category: Health]
A new study of preschool-aged children published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, a sister publication of the British Medical Journal, finds that low-fat milk was associated with higher weight.

That's right, kids drinking low-fat milk tended to be heavier.
... (more)

Thursday January 31st, 2013

Windsor, Canada: Fluoridation to end after 51 years posted 01/31/2013, 4:39 AM (Windsor Star)
[Category: Health]
Windsor on Monday joined the growing number of municipalities which have voted to end the decades-old practice of adding fluoride to the water supply in the fight against tooth decay.

"A lot has changed in the last 60 years ... fluoride is not the be-all and end-all to prevent tooth decay," said Mayor Eddie Francis, who voted with the majority.

The motion to end fluoridation passed 8-3.
... (more)

Monday December 31st, 2012

How Government Makes Us Fatter posted 12/31/2012, 12:03 AM (The Freeman)
[Category: Health]
The government, with its accomplices in the food lobby, has helped to make and keep us fat. Through subsidies and misguided food suggestions, Congress, the FDA, and the USDA have made it more difficult for Americans to make smarter dietary decisions.

It’s not as if we don’t care. Americans spend $33 billion annually on weight loss products and services. At any given time, 45 percent of women and 30 percent of men in the United States are trying to lose weight. And yet Americans a
... (more)

Monday December 10th, 2012

UK: Why the rare burger may soon become endangered posted 12/10/2012, 5:09 AM (The Telegraph)
[Category: Health]
It is a far cry from the traditional burger sold at fast-food outlets. All over the country restaurants are putting “gourmet” burgers on the menu, offering them from rare to well done.... (more)

Wednesday November 28th, 2012

7-Yr-Old Girl Takes Medical Marijuana To Help With Leukemia Treatment posted 11/28/2012, 2:04 AM (Oregon Live)
[Category: Health]
Mykayla Comstock's family says marijuana helps her fight an especially aggressive form of leukemia, keeps infection at bay and lifts her weary spirit. Twice a day she swallows a potent capsule form of the drug. Some days, when she can't sleep or eat, she snacks on a gingersnap or brownie baked with marijuana-laced butter.

Mykayla is one of 2,201 cancer patients authorized by the state of Oregon to use medical marijuana.

She is 7.

[...] "It helps me
... (more)

Thursday October 11th, 2012

Magnets kill cancer cells in lab posted 10/11/2012, 4:37 AM (
[Category: Health]
A magnetic method of killing cancer cells has been developed by scientists in South Korea.

The technique uses a magnetic field to flip a "self-destruct" switch in tumours.
... (more)

Wednesday October 3rd, 2012

Marijuana And Cancer: Scientists Find Cannabis Compound Stops Metastasis In Aggressive Cancers posted 10/03/2012, 12:29 PM (Huffington Post)
[Category: Health]
A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever.

"It took us about 20 years of research to figure this out, but we are very excited," said Pierre Desprez, one of the scientists behind the discovery, to The Huffington Post. "We want to get started with trials as soon as possible."
... (more)

Friday September 28th, 2012

Want to be Healthy? Do the Opposite of What the Government Recommends posted 09/28/2012, 8:51 AM (Will Grigg)
[Category: Health]
As is often the case with large-scale public problems, the ever-increasing rate of childhood obesity is a joint product of individual weakness and misguided government intervention.

For decades, the federal government has promoted a “food pyramid” that encourages heavy carbohydrate consumption. It has also subsidized the production of the toxic – and ubiquitous – sweetener called
... (more)

Thursday September 20th, 2012

GMO study: Rats fed lifetime of GM corn grow horrifying tumors, 70% of females die early posted 09/20/2012, 3:12 AM (NaturalNews)
[Category: Health]
Eating genetically modified corn (GM corn) and consuming trace levels of Monsanto's Roundup chemical fertilizer caused rats to develop horrifying tumors, widespread organ damage, and premature death. That's the conclusion of a shocking new study that looked at the long-term effects of consuming Monsanto's genetically modified corn.... (more)

Tuesday September 4th, 2012

Organic food no healthier than non-organic: study posted 09/04/2012, 1:13 AM (Reuters)
[Category: Health]
[...]Organic milk and chicken may also contain more omega-3 fatty acids, they found - but that was based on only a few studies.... (more)
Not sure if junk science, or BS headline by Reuters.

Coconut oil can combat tooth decay, study suggests posted 09/04/2012, 1:13 AM (CBC News)
[Category: Health]
Researchers at the Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland have found that digested coconut oil inhibits the growth of common bacteria that cause tooth decay and could be an effective alternative to chemical additives in dental hygiene products.

The researchers tested the effect of coconut oil on several common strains of streptococcus bacteria found inside the mouth.

They tested the effect of the oil in both its natural and digested form.

To mimic
... (more)

Thursday August 23rd, 2012

Yale study: Alcohol’s gateway effect much larger than marijuana’s posted 08/23/2012, 11:23 AM (The Raw Story)
[Category: Health]
A Yale study published Tuesday in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that people who used alcohol or tobacco in their youth are almost twice as likely to abuse prescription opiate drugs than those who only used marijuana.... (more)

Saturday August 11th, 2012

Study: Oral Sex Cures Morning Sickness posted 08/11/2012, 6:14 AM (CBS DC)
[Category: Health]
Pregnant women have used natural remedies such as a teaspoon of ginger or a mint to help battle morning sickness. But now, one medical professional believes you can add oral sex to that list.... (more)

Thursday July 19th, 2012

How the Government Makes You Fat: Gary Taubes on Obesity, Carbs, and Bad Science posted 07/19/2012, 10:48 PM (YouTube)
[Category: Health]

"The government can come along and, with all the best intentions, cause enormous problems" says Gary Taubes, a science writer and author most recently of Why We Get Fat And What To Do About It .'s Zach Weissmueller talked with Taubes about his controversial work in the world of nutrition and epidemiology, including Taubes' hypothesis that carbohydrates, not dietary fat, overeat
... (more)

Tuesday July 17th, 2012

IKARIA, GREECE: The Oldest People On Earth Reveal The Secrets To Living Past 100 posted 07/17/2012, 4:35 PM (Business Insider)
[Category: Health]
There's no magic bullet to living beyond the age of 100. But some places are on the right track.

National Geographic writer Dan Buettner seeks out "Blue Zones," a few pockets around the world where a higher number of people live for a remarkably long time.
... (more)
Looks like they drink (likely raw) goat's milk.

Monday July 9th, 2012

Florida accused of concealing worst tuberculosis outbreak in 20 years posted 07/09/2012, 8:04 AM (The Raw Story)
[Category: Health]
The state of Florida has been struggling for months with what the Centers for Disease Control describe as the worst tuberculosis outbreak in the United States in twenty years.

Although a CDC report went out to state health officials in April encouraging them to take concerted action, the warning went largely unnoticed and nothing has been done. The public did not even learn of the
... (more)

Natural, organic items grab bigger share in supermarkets posted 07/09/2012, 8:04 AM (The Indianapolis Star)
[Category: Health]
In recent years, the grocery industry has seen sales of natural and organic food double in supermarkets such as Kroger.... (more)

Study: The 'gateway drug' is alcohol, not marijuana posted 07/09/2012, 8:04 AM (The Raw Story)
[Category: Health]
A study in the August edition of The Journal of School Health finds that the generations old theory of a “gateway drug” effect is in fact accurate for some drug users, but shifts the blame for those addicts’ escalating substance abuse away from marijuana and onto the most pervasive and socially accepted drug in American ... (more)

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