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Feds Again Invade Amish Farm for 5 a.m. Inspection

HFA members may remember a previous article we published about the FDA invading an Amish farm. The story continues with agents invading the...

The e.coli threat lurking in a free dab of lipstick

Women are putting their health at risk by dabbing on lipstick, moisturiser and mascara from cosmetics tester packs at high street beauty...

Europe steps up pressure for smacking ban on human rights grounds

Britain is facing renewed pressure from Europe to ban smacking on human rights grounds. It is now one of only a handful of countries...

Airborne Fungus Expected to Spread in U.S

A potentially deadly airborne fungus, widely dubbed the killer fungus, has infected more than 50 people in the U.S., according to the CDC,...

Could acid in breast milk be the answer to beating cancer?

A substance found in breast milk can kill cancer cells, claim researchers. For the first time, the substance – known as Hamlet...

Feds found Pfizer too big to nail

Imagine being charged with a crime, but an imaginary friend takes the rap for you. That is essentially what happened when Pfizer, the...

Boning up on the link between Fosamax and atypical fractures

Millions of women, take a bisphosphonate drug to make their r bones stronger and less likely to break New studies are suggesting that these...

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The Death of High Fructose Corn Syrup

The back-to-back, double whammy announcements that PepsiCo (PEP) is ditching high fructose corn syrup in Gatorade along with the results of...

Denmark’s Case for Antibiotic-Free Animals

They call it the “Danish Experiment” – a source of pride for the country’s 17,000 farmers. Unlike industrial farms...

Low Vitamin D Levels Associated With More Asthma Symptoms, Medication Use

Low levels of vitamin D are associated with lower lung function and greater medication use in children with asthma, according to...

HPV Cancer vaccine programme suspended after 4 girls die

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has told Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat to immediately suspend the cervical cancer control...

White bread, rice, and other carbs boost heart disease risk in women

Women who eat more white bread, white rice, pizza, and other carbohydrate-rich foods that cause blood sugar to spike are more than twice as...

Benefit Of Dark Chocolate For Liver Disease Patients

With the government’s growing urge to tax all so called “junk food” to pay for our health care we at HFA hope they at...

Tens of thousands of British women warned their breast implants could rupture

Thousands of women are being warned about faulty breast implants in a new safety alert. At least 40,000 British women have received...

‘Growing concern’ over marketing tainted beef

Beef containing harmful pesticides, veterinary antibiotics and heavy metals is being sold to the public because federal agencies have...

Dirty secret about organic cosmetics

Organic products, from oranges to shampoo, normally cost more than their conventional counterparts. Despite this price difference, many...

By smiling, you could be adding seven years to your life

The secret to a longer life could be as simple as cracking a smile. The broader your grin and the deeper the creases around your eyes when...

FDA says studies on triclosan, used in sanitizers and soaps, raise concerns

The Food and Drug Administration said recent research raises “valid concerns” about the possible health effects of triclosan,...

Failure to Ensure Doctors can speak English properly has cost lives

At HFA we beleive sometimes you can take political correctness a little to far, especially when it comes to your health. It seems our...

Swallow parasitic worms to eat your food for you?

The government of Hong Kong recently issued a warning to its citizens against ingesting Ascaris worms for weight loss purposes. One of the...

New Canadian studies suggest seasonal flu shot increased H1N1 risk

Despite a rapidly launched range of studies, investigators in Canada are still unable to say—or to rule out—whether receiving a...

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Local Hawaiians Using MMS to Keep Their Food Safe

There have been alarming reports of toxins affecting our safety in the kitchen. Considering the mercury in ahi sashimi to the chemical...

Poisoning From Opioids, Other Prescription Drugs Sending More People to the Hospital

April 6, 2010 — More people are landing in the hospital because of poisoning from prescription tranquilizers, sedatives, and opioids,...

Life-saving blood test ‘spots breast cancer early’ and saves hundreds of lives

A simple blood test that can detect early signs of breast cancer in women could save the lives of hundreds of patients a year, scientists...

Study reports phthalate threat to boys’ IQs

You may have a hard time spelling phthalates, but there’s no avoiding them. They’re in the air you breathe, water you drink and foods...

Junk food killing pet cats and dogs

The junk food and poor eating habits affecting humans is also killing their four-legged pals, say veterinary surgeons and experts....

China ‘set to produce more legal highs

Chinese chemical factories are planning to outsmart the British authorities by providing more “legal highs” if the Government...

Vitamin D: The ‘Cheapest Healthcare You Can Buy.’

MPC’s Dr. Mark Gostine appeared on WJRW 1340 AM to discuss vitamin D with WZZM health reporter Val Lego (@valerielego on Twitter)...

China becomes world’s new diabetes capital

China now has more people with diabetes than any other country, a new report shows, making it clear that the nation’s soaring...

A chocolate bar a day ‘can cut the risk of heart disease and stroke’

Cocoa beans contain flavanols, which are thought to increase nitric oxide in the blood and improve the function of blood vessels. For the...

Projected effect of dietary salt reductions on future cardiovascular disease.

BACKGROUND: The U.S. diet is high in salt, with the majority coming from processed foods. Reducing dietary salt is a potentially important...

Investigation: Scandal of danger chemical in baby bottles

Boots and Mothercare are selling baby bottles made with a chemical that scientists fear may cause breast cancer, heart disease, obesity,...

Environmental Protection Agency will list Bisphenol ‘chemical of concern’

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it is formally listing Bisphenol A — a chemical found widely in consumer...

Farm pesticides linked to deadly skin cancer

By Gordon Shetler Workers who apply certain pesticides to farm fields are twice as likely to contract melanoma, a deadly form of skin...