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High-Fiber Diet Cuts Death Risk

webmd.com | February 15, 11 at 08:27 AM

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High-Fiber Diet Cuts Death Risk

Filling up on fiber -- particularly fiber from whole grains -- may reduce your risk of dying from heart disease, infections, and respiratory diseases, says a new study published online in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Men and women who...

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Obesity Alone Raises Risk of Fatal Heart Attack, Study Finds

webmd.com | February 15, 11 at 08:21 AM

Read More: heart disease, men, obesity

Obesity Alone Raises Risk of Fatal Heart Attack, Study Finds

Obese men face a dramatically higher risk of dying from a heart attack, regardless of whether or not they have other known risk factors for cardiovascular disease, a new study reveals. The finding stems from an analysis involving roughly 6,000...

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STUDY: A Diet Soda A Day Kills You 61 Percent Quicker

msnbc.com | February 9, 11 at 11:35 PM

Read More: diet soda, heart disease, stroke

STUDY: A Diet Soda A Day Kills You 61 Percent Quicker

Just as you were starting to feel virtuous for having switched from sugary sodas to low- or no-calorie substitutes, a new study comes along suggesting that diet sodas might be bad for your head and your heart. The study, which...

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Processed People film helps school go plant-strong!

February 3, 11 at 02:38 PM

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Processed People film helps school go plant-strong!

A school district in Sag Harbor, New York, recently decided it had to clean up its act and provide healthier, plant-strong alternatives. What was the inciting event?  VegSource's own film, PROCESSED PEOPLE. Bridgehampton Union Free School District is participating in...

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It's Never Too Late to Live Longer

dole.com | February 2, 11 at 05:58 AM

Read More: nutrition, research, senior

It's Never Too Late to Live Longer

Eat Healthy After 70 & You'll Boost Chances of Reaching 80 by 24% Say you've made it to the ripe old age of 70 after a lifetime of not-so-great eating habits -- why change now? Because you may live longer,...

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Pharmaceutical$ For Everyone!

Natural News TV | February 1, 11 at 12:44 PM

Read More: Pharmaceutical industry, profits, statins

Pharmaceutical$ For Everyone!

In her book, "Our Daily Meds," Melody Petersen documents how the pharmaceutical industry has completely corrupted the practice of medicine in the US. According to statistics she cites, in 2007 94% of all US doctors reported receiving gifts or cash...

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Study: Sodas and Juices Increase Risk of Gout

businesssweek.com | January 19, 11 at 08:40 AM

Read More: Fructose, Gout, Nurses' Health Study, Orange juice, Soft drink, Uric acid

Study: Sodas and Juices Increase Risk of Gout

Women who drink fructose-rich beverages such as sugar-sweetened sodas and orange juice are at increased risk for gout, a new study finds. The incidence of gout -- a painful type of inflammatory arthritis -- in the United States increased from...

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Study: 5-a-Day 'Not Enough' Fruits and Vegetables to prevent Heart Disease

webmd.com | January 19, 11 at 08:30 AM

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Study: 5-a-Day 'Not Enough' Fruits and Vegetables to prevent Heart Disease

We’re all urged to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day, but new research finds eight servings may be needed to cut the risk of dying from heart disease. The diet and lifestyles of more than 300,000 people...

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Many "Health Advocacy" Groups on the Take from Big Pharma

ProPublica.org | Marian Wang | January 14, 11 at 09:56 AM

Read More: American Diabetes Association, American Journal of Public Health, payoff, Pharmaceutical industry

Many "Health Advocacy" Groups on the Take from Big Pharma

We've reported extensively on the ties between pharmaceutical companies and the physicians they fund to speak, consult and do research [2]. But doctors aren't the only ones taking money from drug companies'and they're not the only stakeholders in the field...

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Q&A with T. Colin Campbell PdD, Author of The China Study

nytimes.com | TARA PARKER-POPE | January 8, 11 at 07:58 AM

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Q&A with T. Colin Campbell PdD, Author of The China Study

Six years ago a small Texas publisher released an obscure book written by a father-son research team. The work, based on a series of studies conducted in rural China and Taiwan, challenged the conventional wisdom about health and nutrition by...

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Kale for Keen Vision - 69% Lower Glaucoma Risk with Darkest Greens

dole.com | January 5, 11 at 06:21 PM

Read More: Collard greens, Glaucoma, Kale, Macular degeneration

Kale for Keen Vision - 69% Lower Glaucoma Risk with Darkest Greens

January is when many make resolutions to turn over a new leaf -- it's also National Glaucoma Awareness Month. So why not combine the two by resolving to eat more dark leafy greens, like kale and collards. Why? A recent...

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Whitewash: The book that demolishes dairy (read a free chapter!)

January 4, 11 at 12:24 PM

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Whitewash: The book that demolishes dairy (read a free chapter!)

Ever gotten into a discussion and wished you had access to the multitude of reasons why dairy is probably the worst food on the planet? Well if so, you are in luck. Joseph Keon PhD has just written one of...

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How a bone disease was redefined to create a blockbuster, super-profitable drug

npr.org | January 4, 11 at 10:30 AM

Read More: Bone, Osteopenia, Osteoporosis, World Health Organization

Katie Benghauser had no concept of all the forces that combined to bring the box of pills to the bottom shelf of her medicine cabinet. All she knew was that three years ago she went in for a routine checkup...

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Update: Farm Animals Get 80 Percent of Antibiotics Sold in U.S.

wired.com | Maryn McKenna | January 4, 11 at 01:00 AM

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Update: Farm Animals Get 80 Percent of Antibiotics Sold in U.S.

Two weeks ago, I broke the news of a new FDA report that estimated for the first time the amount of antibiotics sold in the United States every year for use in agriculture: 28.8 million pounds. That long-awaited report didn't...

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Huge new screening (and drug treatment) push for Alzheimer's disease

naturalnews.com | January 3, 11 at 10:17 AM

Huge new screening (and drug treatment) push for Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's researchers are pushing for the disease to be redefined so that treatment can begin years earlier than under current practices. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, and can currently be conclusively diagnosed only with an autopsy....

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Doctors paid $300 million by Big Pharma -- check this database to see if your doctor is on the take

propublica.org | January 3, 11 at 08:51 AM

Read More: big pharma, payments to doctors, Pharmaceutical industry

Doctors paid $300 million by Big Pharma -- check this database to see if your doctor is on the take

Come 2013, drug companies in the $200 billion-plus pharmaceutical industry must start publicly disclosing gifts and payments to physicians. That's a requirement of one of the most pro-consumer provisions of the federal health-care legislation signed by President Barack Obama last...

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Study: Veg Diet Benefits Chronic Kidney Disease

doctorslounge.com | January 2, 11 at 08:28 AM

Read More: kidney disease, nephrology, phosphorus, vegetarian diet

Study: Veg Diet Benefits Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease patients who consume a diet high in vegetables rather than meat may prevent the accumulation of toxic phosphorus levels, according to a study published online Dec. 23 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology....

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Avoiding obesity more effective in fighting breast cancer than wearing pink?

foodconsumer.org | January 1, 11 at 10:15 AM

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Avoiding obesity more effective in fighting breast cancer than wearing pink?

In October - National Breast Cancer Awareness month, many people nationwide in the United States wear something pink to show their support for survivors, and help raise awareness of the disease, which is diagnosed in more than 175,000 women and...

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7 Surprising Sperm Killers That Could Leave Men Shooting Blanks

yahoo.net | January 1, 11 at 10:11 AM

Read More: dna, Infertility, sperm count

7 Surprising Sperm Killers That Could Leave Men Shooting Blanks

Sperm killers are everywhere. They saturate you in the shower, seep into your skin in the checkout line, and even ooze into the convenience food you grab on the fly. No matter the point of entry, many everyday chemicals are...

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Beetroot Juice Can Help Prevent Alzheimer's & Dementia

sciencedaily.com | January 1, 11 at 09:49 AM

Read More: alzheimer's disease, beetroot juice, beets

Beetroot Juice Can Help Prevent Alzheimer's & Dementia

Researchers for the first time have shown that drinking beet juice can increase blood flow to the brain in older adults -- a finding that could hold great potential for combating the progression of dementia. The research findings are available...

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