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This May Lower Your Risk of a Food Allergy

By |2019-07-14T15:43:11+00:00July 14th, 2019|Natural Health|

Food allergies are on the rise. The reasons for this surge have been largely a mystery, but now there’s a new clue. The most common food allergies for adults include sensitivities to peanuts, fish, tree nuts (including walnuts, pecans and almonds), fish and shellfish. For kids, it’s peanuts, soy, wheat, [...]

The Potential Dangers of Ibuprofen

By |2019-07-07T09:01:09+00:00July 7th, 2019|Natural Health|

(Second of Two Parts) The over-the-counter (OTC) painkiller ibuprofen seems to be safe for short-term use in the recommended doses, judging from trials conducted up to 2013. But as I noted in the last issue, alarming headlines appeared in the media in 2017 that left me in some doubt. When [...]

Four Out of Ten Households Use Ibuprofen – Is It Safe?

By |2019-06-30T08:22:38+00:00June 30th, 2019|Natural Health|

Back pain? Toothache? Fever? Headache? If you're like millions of Americans you'll reach for a trusted medication that's been available since 1984. Yet just a couple of years ago a leading newspaper said that taking it for just one day upped the risk of heart attack by half! The drug [...]

Improve Your Circulation with These Special Socks

By |2019-06-23T13:32:21+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Natural Health|

Now, I seldom offer wardrobe advice. Today is an exception because I’ve noticed a growing buzz in the health world about a tried and true clothing item: compression socks. I’ve spotted them on elite athletes at sporting events and even on savvy travelers embarking on long distance airplane flights. I [...]

The All-Natural Health-Promoter That Snuggles up to You

By |2019-06-16T10:57:36+00:00June 16th, 2019|Natural Health|

Cats and dogs have been hanging out with humans for at least 10,000 years, and maybe three times that long. They have their own reasons. By living with people, our four-legged friends enjoy a more comfy and cozy existence than they could ever manage on their own. Just ask any [...]

The Growing Threat of Fungal Infections

By |2019-06-02T10:13:57+00:00June 2nd, 2019|Natural Health|

The overuse of antibiotics in medicine and farming has become a major issue, because bacteria have become immune to them and cause infections that are very hard to treat. But bacteria are not the only type of pathogen to resist drugs. Fungi have likewise learned to do this trick. In [...]

The Drug-Resistant Infection that’s Sweeping the World

By |2019-05-26T14:35:46+00:00May 26th, 2019|Natural Health|

(And the authorities are keeping it a secret) "It's a creature from the black lagoon. It's bubbled up and now it's everywhere. We are dealing with an organism we don't have drugs to treat. That is what worries us." Those are the words of Dr. Tom Chiller, who heads up [...]

Vitamin C is Too Important to Just Take for the Sniffles

By |2019-05-16T14:56:30+00:00May 17th, 2019|Nutrition|

When a blocked nose, sore throat and general feeling of malaise strikes, many people head to the pharmacist or health store to pick up some vitamin C tablets. But this thinking is all wrong. We need to take the vitamin every single day. For one thing, it’s much more effective [...]

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