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Friday 24 October 2014
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Regular teeth brushing linked to healthier hearts

People who don’t brush their teeth twice a day have an increased risk of heart disease, scientists said on Friday, adding scientific...

Green tea ‘may block lung cancer’

Drinking green tea may offer some protection against lung cancer, say experts who studied the disease at a medical university in Taiwan....

Hormones in U.S. Beef Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

Beef produced in the United States is heavily contaminated with natural or synthetic sex hormones, which are associated with an increased...

Did the Gardasil Vaccine Kill Jasmine Renata?

During a routine visit, Jasmine’s doctor persuaded her to get the Gardisil vaccine because it would help keep her safe from...

Glaxo Is Testing Paxil on 7-Year-Olds Despite Well Known Suicide Risks

It was established years ago that Paxil carries a risk of suicide in children and teens, but GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has for the last 18...

FDA: Some heartburn meds pose long-term fracture risk

Some heartburn medications could increase the risk of hip, wrist and spine fractures in high doses or with long-term use, the Food and Drug...

Daily Ginger Consumption Found To Ease Muscle Pain

For centuries, ginger root has been used as a folk remedy for a variety of ailments such as colds and upset stomachs. But now, researchers...

CDC misled District residents about lead levels in water, House probe finds

The nation’s premier public health agency knowingly used flawed data to claim that high lead levels in the District’s drinking...

Why You Don’t Want to Buy Organic Eggs at the Grocery Store

Eggs from truly organic, free-range chickens are FAR less likely to contain dangerous bacteria such as salmonella, and their nutrient...

The yogurt cure: Probiotics are good for our digestion. But they can also combat flu, allergies and bad breath

Most of us know something about the good bacteria (probiotics) in our stomachs, thanks to advertising. Two million of us now consume them...