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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 weight to...

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. The latest...

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 risk of reproductive...

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 developing cervical cancer...

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,...

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 water did not pose...

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 content is also much...

The yogurt cure: Probiotics are good for our digestion. But they can also combat...

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

Allergy sufferers ‘less prone to cancer’

Scientists found children with allergies to airborne substances were 40 per cent less likely to develop leukaemia than other youngsters while asthma sufferers were...

Veto bars most raw milk sales in dairy-rich Wis.

If you're looking to buy raw milk, don't rely on "America's Dairyland." Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have...

Saturday Night Live (SNL) Gets It Right With ‘Preniva’

Health Freedom Alliance has been warning our readers for years of the tactics Big Pharma uses to push dangerous and nearly always useless drugs,...

Prescription drug use by US children on the rise

Children were the leading growth demographic for the pharmaceutical industry in 2009, with the increase of prescription drug use among youngsters nearly four...

Statins: The side effects ‘are worse than feared’

The side effects of statins can be far worse than previously thought, a study suggests. For the first time, the level of harm posed...

Chemicals Used In Dry Cleaning & Their Dangers

Dry cleaning has been around for many decades. Dry cleaning involves cleaning clothes with an organic solvent rather than with water. Certain clothing fabrics...

Study Links Hearing Loss And Viagra Use

Research by a University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) professor shows an association between hearing loss and the use of the erectile dysfunction drug...

Study suggests processed meat a real health risk

Eating bacon, sausage, hot dogs and other processed meats can raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes, U.S. researchers said on Monday in...

Rats on junk food pass cancer down the generations

Genes may not be the only way cancer passes down the generations. Feeding pregnant rats a fatty diet puts both their daughters and granddaughters...

Out for the count: Why levels of sperm in men are falling

If scientists from Mars were to study the human male's reproductive system they would probably conclude that he is destined for rapid extinction. Compared...

Higher Does Of Vitamin D Lowers Risk of Preterm Births

All pregnant women should take 4,000 international units of vitamin D daily — 10 to 20 times the dose the leaders of Canada's pregnancy...

The Federal Fat Police: Bill Would Require Government to Track Body Mass of American...

At Health Freedom Alliance we are noticing that as the government is getting ready to make marijuana legal this will leave them...

Sex will not be used to have babies in just 10 years, as couples...

Couples will stop having sex to conceive babies within a decade and use IVF instead, scientists said yesterday. They say 30-somethings will increasingly rely...

New York midwives lose right to deliver babies at home

As residents of the world's consumer capital, New Yorkers can have anything delivered to their door at any time. They can have their hair...

Pesticides on Produce Tied to ADHD in Children

New research suggests that exposure to high levels of organophosphate pesticides, commonly found on berries, celery and other produce, could raise the odds for...

Australian Flu vaccination ban goes national after fever, convulsions in children

In Australia Doctors are being advised to stop giving the flu vaccine to children. Seasonal flu vaccinations across Australia for children under five have...

Read This BEFORE You Give Your Pet Another Pet Treat

Does your four-legged companion have a weight problem? According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), there’s a 50-50 chance your pet is among...

USDA downplays own scientist’s research on ill effects of Monsanto herbicide

What would happen if a USDA scientist discovered that one of the most commonly used pesticides on the planet with a reputation for having...

Broccoli ‘could aid breast cancer fight’ – scientists

The vegetable, already hailed as a so-called "superfood", contains a chemical capable of targeting the cells which fuel the growth of tumours. A component...