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Cancer-Causing Flame Retardants Remain in Homes Years After Being Banned

 Chemicals designed to slow household fires continue to be found in worrying quantities in US homes, long after some of them have been...

Aspartame-Cancer Link Exposed: Increasing Your Cancer Risk

There have been several studies over the years that established a link between aspartame consumption and cancer risk. But, these studies...

Calcium in Vegetables

You may be surprised to learn that there is enough calcium in vegetables to supply all of your daily calcium requirements. The advertising...

Short-Term Exposure to Essential Oils Lowers Blood Pressure and Heart Rate

The scents which permeate our health spas from aromatic essential oils may provide more benefits than just a sense of rest and well-being....

A Dose of ‘Good’ Bacteria Could Help Your Sinus Problems

Some chronic sinus problems may be caused by a depletion of “good” bacteria and the presence of “bad” bacteria in...

5 Health Problems Linked to Energy Drinks

Concerns over the potentially harmful effects of energy drinks, especially when they’re combined with alcohol, have been growing in...

Big Rise in Diabetes, Especially Down South

A breakdown of U.S. diabetes cases shows dramatic increases in the number of people diagnosed with diabetes overall between 1995 and 2010,...

Food Sickens Millions as Company-Paid Checks Find It Safe

William Beach loved cantaloupe — so much so that starting in June last year he ate it almost every day. By August, the 87-year-old...

F.D.A. Finds Safety Problems at Company Supplying Drugs

A federal inspection has turned up a long list of unsanitary conditions and unsafe practices at Ameridose, a drug supplier with some of the...

Study: Alcohol Associated With Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Most people are aware of the adverse health effects drinking too much alcohol can have on the body and mind. Over consumption can damage...

Marijuana Smokers Breathe Easy Says The University of Alabama

As of January 10, 2012, a new study has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association exonerating marijuana from the...

23 Natural Alternatives For Depression

Many people have struggled with feelings of depression, feelings of general sadness, or intense sorrow and grief. Plant products have...

Small Changes in Child’s Sleep Can Have Big Impact at School

Small increases in the amount of sleep a child gets can improve behavior at school by a significant amount, while slight decreases in sleep...

Study Links Dietary Glycemic Load and Colon Cancer

A newly published study found that a diet heavy in complex sugars and carbohydrate-rich foods is likely to lead to a recurrence of...

San Juan County bans the growing of GMOs

San Juan County residents in Washington State passed Initiative Measure No. 2012-4to ban the growth of genetically modified organisms....

Seven Methods For Creating The Best Digestion Of Your Life

Dealing with the symptoms of chronic digestive dysfunction can be discouraging for many people, especially when unknown dietary and...

Doctors Planning to Use Depo-Provera to Combat Early Puberty in Children

A new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics states that boys in America are reaching puberty at an earlier age than is...

Health Benefits of Organic Royal Jelly

Royal Jelly is unique and its health benefits are tremendous in bees and in humans. This creamy secretion, produced by worker bees, is fed...

Green Tea Found to Reduce Rate of Some GI Cancers

Women who drink green tea may lower their risk of developing some digestive system cancers, especially cancers of the stomach/esophagus and...

Our Brains Can Be Logical and Compassionate — Just Not At the Same Time

The human brain is unquestioningly an amazing thing. But for all its strengths, it can be pretty glitchy at times. And indeed, as new...