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The No. 1 Source of Pollution Might Surprise You

June 1, 2016 | 88 Views
Air pollution is a significant health risk linked to the deaths of 3 million people annually. 1 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), of the cities that monitor air pollution, 80 percent have air quality that surpasses the minimum...

Pursuit of Palm Oil Ravages Rain Forests, Wildlife

September 7, 2012 | 3,327 Views
Six years ago a palm oil company in Indonesia brought the promise of jobs and roads to impoverished villages. But according to Reuters News Service, what’s actually occurred is the destruction of rain forests and wildlife such as...

A Delicate Balance: Gut Serotonin and Bone Maintenance

September 6, 2012 | 4,199 Views
In a new study on the balance between gut serotonin and bone maintenance, researchers found that the role of serotonin varies depending on where it’s working. They found that in the gut it reduces the proliferation of bone cells, suggesting that it...

So Just What Is Disease? A Grand Unified Theory

September 6, 2012 | 248 Views
By Capt. Randall There is a better way to approach healing than through the compartmentalized view of individual "diseases" like cancer or depression. The common root of disease and rapid aging is obviously inflammation and there are common simple...

Modern Wheat a ‘Perfect, Chronic Poison,’ Doctor Says

September 6, 2012 | 289 Views
In a bad news report for genetically modified grain products, a cardiologist who has published a book on the topic says today’s wheat is a genetically created plant that binds into the opiate receptors in your brain and “in most people stimulates...

‘Sunshine Vitamin’ May Aid in Treatment of Tuberculosis

September 6, 2012 | 2,989 Views
Researchers at the University of London have discovered that simple sunshine ― or a high dose of supplemental vitamin D ― may help treat tuberculosis, and help to shorten the length of the illness. Interestingly, vaccinologists were already aware...

Why Have We Fallen Out of Love with Organic Food?

September 6, 2012 | 2,908 Views
In the UK, organic food sales have been falling since 2008. This commentary discusses whether organic is going “out of style,” or if people’s tastes and reasoning for going organic are simply changing. Confounding the conversation are recent reports...

New European Guidance on Vitamin D Intake

September 6, 2012 | 2,028 Views
In a surprising move, the European Food Safety Authority has upped the recommended levels for vitamin D supplementation to levels far beyond American guidelines. Researchers noted that they’re studying vitamin D deficiency in people with MS, as well...

The Science of Sleep

September 6, 2012 | 2,138 Views
Another commentary on studies that show the benefits of sleep, and how enough of it can help you, and too little of it can hinder your mental and physical well-being. A link in the article leads to a list of “surprising insomnia cures.”
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