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Health: Could You Be at Risk for Kidney Disease

I was reading a very interesting and alarming article in Life Extension Magazine about some hidden factors behind the kidney disease epidemic. In case you were not aware, more than 1 in 10 Americans have some stage of chronic kidney … Continue reading

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Health and OTC Drugs: Unusual Side Effects

Okay so now I feel like perhaps I’ve heard everything. There is a growing problem in our country with opioid drug use. These drugs that are used for chronic pain are being over-prescribed and abused. The result is addiction to … Continue reading

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Healthy Lifestyle: Primary Reason for the Rise in the Death Rate

“That means not only are middle-aged white people drinking more, using more opioids, and killing themselves at higher rates, more of them are getting sick with the diseases that usually kill older people. And when they do get sick, they … Continue reading

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Health: Why You Have to Be Your Own Advocate

When you are sick, you trust your doctor to give you the best advice. You also trust he has been given the truth so he can best guide you. I want to share my personal experience here. About 10 years … Continue reading

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Health: Is There a Better Option than Drugs for ADHD?

“One 2008 study, which interviewed 1,800 college students, reported that 81 percent of them perceived illicit use of ADHD drugs as being completely harmless, or only “slightly dangerous.” This is despite the fact that these drugs are Schedule II substances … Continue reading

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Health and Drugs: How Safe Are Drugs?

Last week’s post talked about the overall safety of natural supplements. Of course, as I said, not every supplement is safe for every person or in every circumstance so using wisdom, moderation and common sense is critical. I came across … Continue reading

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Health: Can You Trust Scientific, Medical Guidelines

Let me ask you a question. If you have a choice between two treatments – one that comes from a scientific, peer reviewed study and one that is recommended by a natural practitioner from personal experience with patients (or a … Continue reading

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