From the monthly archives:

January 2012

Fad diets never go away, and are only increasing as more Americans suffer the ills of not keeping a good diet: being overweight and having poor digestion. One of the most popular short cuts to appear in the last ten years has been the low-carb or no-carb diet to lose weight. But it’s not a […]

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While most people know that the key to a strong immune system is maintaining good nutrition, exercise, and rest, a new study has found a more specific role for Vitamin D levels. Sunlight helps the body naturally produce Vitamin D, a process which occurs in the liver. According to the new study, conducted in Israel […]

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Note: Streptococcus pneumoniae is a bacteria that is the leading cause of ear infections, bacteremia (a mild blood infection compared to sepsis), and pneumonia, the disease. Pneumonia the disease is a lung infection that can be caused by any sort of pathogen (bacteria, fungus, virus). Merck has won approval for a “pneumonia” vaccine that may […]

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Although there’s plenty of obvious reasons to want a healthy libido this Valentine’s Day, the truth is it can be a good check-in for overall health, and remind us to care for our hearts this Valentine’s Day—and not just in the emotional sense! If you had a New Year’s Resolution dealing with weight loss (like […]

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One of the more common (and more reasonable) critiques of colloidal silver is that the only real tests performed on the products sold as colloidal silver are done in a lab, in test tubes and petri dishes. The concern being that it may react differently in the body—something may prevent it from working, or it […]

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