Depressed and Anxious Patients Receive More Than Half of All Opioid Prescriptions

Depressed and Anxious Patients Receive More Than Half of All Opioid Prescriptions

July 27, 2017 | 18,005 Views

You owe it to yourself to know the risks, and be willing to stand up to your doctor. After all, they're far better trained to hand out prescriptions than to suggest alternatives. Now this death toll every year tops that of the entire Vietnam War. There are many far safer alternatives.

How Video Games Affect Your Brain

how video games affect your brain

July 27, 2017 | 3,054 Views

Researchers analyzed more than 100 video game studies to reveal the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to video games and your brain. While pointing out some of the more well-known risks like exposure to violence and addiction, the study also revealed some surprising brain benefits that video games offer.

White Camphor Oil: The Purest Camphor Oil

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July 27, 2017 | 53,638 Views

White camphor oil, which is native to Asia, is a potent essential oil that brings a number of surprising health benefits. Learn how you can use this soothing oil today.

Should You Microwave Your Underwear?

microwave underwear

July 26, 2017 | 34,446 Views

Your underwear is teeming with bacteria, yeast and E. coli that are transferred to your washing machine and shared with all the clothing you wash. I'll give you several strategies to reduce the bacterial soup that clings to your clothing and options to sanitize your undergarments to reduce the potential for infection.

Shocking Discovery - Organic Mac 'n' Cheese May Contain Plastic Chemicals

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July 26, 2017 | 13,982 Views

If you purchase organic products for your family, you may be interested to learn that this organic box mix contains more than what you might have bargained for. This residue has been linked to neurodevelopmental conditions and infertility. I'll give you strategies to help reduce your exposure.

New CDC Director Supports Soda Industry Science

cdc director supports soda industry

July 25, 2017 | 102,372 Views

Your wellbeing is extremely vulnerable to this issue. So much so, it could be the single most important health decision you make today. Yet, deep pockets quietly work to snatch your life away by luring you into this potent health trap - which then makes them even richer.

Chemotherapy Spreading Cancer

cancer chemotherapy

July 25, 2017 | 33,505 Views

Women with breast cancer often receive chemotherapy prior to surgery in order to shrink tumors, but doing so has been shown to increase the likelihood that the cancer may metastasize, or spread into other areas of the body. Ironically - and tragically - this could end up increasing a woman's risk of dying from the disease.

Can This Deer Disease Be Transmitted to Humans?

chronic wasting disease

July 25, 2017 | 15,964 Views

Chronic wasting disease, a mad-cow-like disease that infects deer, elk and moose, has long been said to not be transmittable to humans. New research in macaque monkeys suggests otherwise, however, providing evidence that the disease may be transmitted via contaminated meat.

Coffee Leads to Longer Life

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July 24, 2017 | 41,969 Views

Once again, studies have found that drinking coffee is good for you and in several ways, including by beneficially impacting disease in your body and even your risk of death. What you put in your coffee, from conventional milk to fake creamers, can make it bad for you, but more studies show a much better option: MCT oil.

Strawberry Compound a Key to Good Memory

strawberry compound fisetin

July 24, 2017 | 15,500 Views

More research is emerging about a little-known compound called fisetin, shown to have multiple disease-negating effects throughout your body, especially in your brain. Strawberries contain more fisetin than any other fruit, but they also top the 'Dirty Dozen' list of most pesticide-ridden produce. How can you get around that?

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