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Remote Amazon Tribe Offers Clues to Modern Health Plagues

By on April 18, 2015 in Natural News
Remote Amazon Tribe Offers Clues to Modern Health Plagues

In a discovery that could eventually shed light on some diseases that plague modern society, a tribe in a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Venezuela appears to have the most diverse collection of bodily bacteria ever found. The study suggests that modern living has decreased the diversity of the typical Westerner’s “microbiome” — […]

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Medical ID Theft Is Rampant: Are You at Risk?

By on April 17, 2015 in Natural News
Medical ID Theft Is Rampant: Are You at Risk?

Nearly everyone knows the dangers of identity theft, where someone steals your credit cards, bank information, or Social Security number to rip you off. But a new kind of crime is rising that could put you in even greater danger. It’s medical identity theft, and it’s on the rise in the U.S. According to report […]

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E-Cigarettes Don’t Work as Quit-Smoking Aid: Study

By on April 17, 2015 in Natural News
E-Cigarettes Don’t Work as Quit-Smoking Aid: Study

While some proponents of “vaping” claim that smokers who try e-cigarettes may use them as a bridge to quitting smoking, a new study finds that the opposite may true. The study, published April 16 in the American Journal of Public Health, found that smokers who used e-cigarettes were less likely to quit regular cigarettes than […]

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Bizarre Cancer Drug Side Effect: Fingerprints Disappear

By on April 16, 2015 in Natural News
Bizarre Cancer Drug Side Effect: Fingerprints Disappear

A 65-year-old breast cancer patient ran into an unexpected problem with her bank: She was denied a transaction because her fingerprints had disappeared. Reporting in the April 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, doctors in Mexico said the woman’s unusual case was due to the effects of chemotherapy for an advanced breast […]

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Studies Reveal Perfect Amount of Exercise for Long Life

By on April 16, 2015 in Natural News
Studies Reveal Perfect Amount of Exercise for Long Life

When it comes to exercise there is a “Goldilocks Effect.” That’s the latest word from two new studies that suggest an ideal dose of exercise for a long life is more than most people get, but less than you might expect. The studies — published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine — also found that […]

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Magnesium Fights Diabetes: Study

By on April 15, 2015 in Natural News
Magnesium Fights Diabetes: Study

It may be the most beneficial nutrient you’re never heard about: magnesium. Past studies have shown it combats everything from heart health to osteoporosis, stroke, memory loss, and depression. But the latest research adds yet another benefit to magnesium’s greatest hits list — diabetes. A new analysis of studies published in the Journal of Human […]

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WHO Demands Release of All Clinical Trial Results

By on April 15, 2015 in Natural News
WHO Demands Release of All Clinical Trial Results

The World Health Organization called on Tuesday for the release of clinical trial results for all drugs, vaccines and medical devices – whatever the result – in the latest salvo against the withholding of data. Marie-Paule Kieny, assistant director general at the United Nations health agency, said failure to disclose trial results led to misinformation […]

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Medical Marijuana Being Used for Sick and Elderly Dogs

By on April 14, 2015 in Natural News
Medical Marijuana Being Used for Sick and Elderly Dogs

The medical marijuana market is booming in America, and humans aren’t the only beneficiaries. Dog owners with sick pets are turning to medical marijuana to treat their pets when traditional medicines fail. Wendy Mansfield, the owner of Kali, a 15-year-old labrador mix, is part of the growing trend, says Quartz. A day before Kali was […]

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Healthy Eating: New Eating Disorder?

By on April 13, 2015 in Natural News
Healthy Eating: New Eating Disorder?

If you follow a raw food or paleo diet, you may be at risk for a new eating disorder called orthorexia nervosa, which is described as an unhealthy obsession with eating healthy. The term orthorexia nervosa was conceived by holistic doctor Steven Bratman in 1996, when he was a cook and an organic farmer in […]

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Australia to Penalize Vaccine Resisters

By on April 13, 2015 in Natural News
Australia to Penalize Vaccine Resisters

Welfare recipients in Australia will have their benefits cut off if they refuse to vaccinate their children under a new proposal. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the “no jab, no pay” policy Sunday afternoon. “It’s a very important measure to keep our children and our families as safe as possible,” he told reporters in Sydney. […]

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