A Toast to An American Soldier on Memorial Day

While many of us will spend Memorial Day enjoying the company of  family and friends, one young soldier is on his way to basic training.  And then, off to Afghanistan.

As we sent him off this past weekend, there was both a tear in my eye and a tug at my heart. His sacrifice, his […]

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Parsley, Cilantro and other Greens Recalled: How Do You Know If The Food You Buy is Safe?

Consumers warned not to consume Little Bear Brand Greens because of possible Salmonella Contamination: On Monday, December 27, 2010, Texas company J&D produce issued a voluntary recall of both cilantro and parsley after officials confirmed salmonella had been found on cilantro in a Detroit processing plan and on parsley in a […]

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Mercury Poisoning: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Among all the non-radioactive elements on earth, mercury is by far the most toxic. When ingested it attacks the brain cells and in worst cases, mercury poisoning resembles Alzheimer’s disease in its most advanced stages. Mercury poisoning can impact the brain, kidneys and the nervous system. Cardiovascular disease, infertility and high blood pressure have also […]

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The Cove Turns Bloody Again: Japan’s Killing Our Closest Relatives

Are we losing some of Medicine’s Most Needed Secrets as Dolphins Continue to Be Slaughtered?
October 12, 2010: 14 Dolphins Murdered on October 12, 2010 in Taiji,  Japan

In the small Japanese coastal town of Taiji, the water turned red again on October 12, 2010.  “The Cove”,  made famous by the 2009 documentary detailing the Japanese fisherman […]

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The Day the Sea Turned Red: Only You Can Save The Dolphins

Secret Horrors Exposed in Tajii, Japanese Village in Coastal Japan Each year off coastal Japan, more than 20,000 dolphins and porpoises are brutally slaughtered. Children separated from mothers, podmates herded together and then savagely ripped from their families.  Some will be “chosen” and shipped out to a […]

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Too Tired to Exercise? The Secret Even Some Doctors Don’t Know

Feeling drained recently? Do you want to exercise but every time you lace up your shoes, do your legs seem like they have lead weights strapped onto them? Do you get out of breath more easily or seem to tire just thinking about walking? Have you been to […]

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How Your Attitude May Help You Heal and Stay Well

One little-understood but widely practiced way to improve your immune system’s functioning is through having a good attitude. Yes, this sounds Pollyannish, New Age-ish and downright silly. But take a look at the evidence. In the 5th century BC, a great plague struck Athens Greece. History knows a lot about its […]

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Overuse of Antibiotics: Could Your Doctor Be Putting You at Risk?

When a trip to the doctor could be harmful to your health It’s common knowledge that antibiotics under the right circumstances can be lifesavers, but misuse of these medications can be risky for your health. See how overprescribing of antibiotics can affect you, and learn what you can do to protect yourself. […]

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Too Young For Menopause: What Are the Causes of Early Menopause?

Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) or Premature Menopause in Younger Women Around age 50, there are changes which occur in most women that can wreak havoc on their lives.  Bothersome symptoms, such as hot flashes, night sweats, cessation of menstrual periods, and difficulty sleeping are only some of the issues that can […]

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Traveling With Medication: Tips for Traveling With Medications

As the summer travel season nears, there are many people who will be traveling this year with prescription medications. As always, having a plan for how to travel safely with medication is important. Here are a few steps that will help you have a non-eventful trip if you are traveling with a medicine, so that […]

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