The following is a script of "The Cost of Cancer Drugs" which aired on Oct. 5, 2014. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Richard Bonin, producer. Cancer is so pervasive that it touches virtually every family in this country. More than one out of three Americans will be diagnosed with some form of it in their [...]
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I thought I had it figured out. These complicated migraines that I spent years studying seemed to make so much sense on paper. First comes the prodrome, the 24-hour period of time that about 70 percent of migraneurs experience before their attack of disabling pain (1). For some, the prodrome may be a change in [...]
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Source: eflon Greg Savage, is the founder of Firebrand. He is a well recognized international speaker and a highly successful entrepreneur. In this article he conveys a vital message more concisely than I have found other places. A good reminder for all of us. -Rehan This post may offend some readers. But [...]
A diet rich in fruit and vegetables may harm fertility, say researchers at Loma Linda University Medical School By Sarah Knapton Vegetarians and vegans may be harming their chance of having children after a study found that men who do not eat meat have significantly reduced sperm counts. Although a diet that is rich in [...]
By Kris Gunnars Many people perceive vegetable oils as healthy. Maybe it’s because they have the word “vegetable” in them. I mean… vegetables are good for you, right? So vegetable oil must be too… Even the mainstream nutrition organizations recommend that we eat them, because according to them, unsaturated fats are much healthier than saturated [...]
By HealthCMi New evidence demonstrates acupuncture activates specific regions of the brain for the treatment of specific diseases. Investigators from the Acupuncture and Moxibustion Department of Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine also find that acupuncture regulates neurotransmitters as a mechanism to modulate autonomic nervous system responses. The review article notes that further investigation [...]
Evidence continues to emerge, both scientific and historical, suggesting that the way in which the majority of us currently sleep may not actually be good for us. In 2001, historian Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech published a paper that included over 15 years of research. It revealed an overwhelming amount of historical evidence that humans [...]
When our third child started to eat solid foods, we found out that he had a pretty severe dairy allergy. He was born 5 weeks premature (that whole story and my other birth stories here) and I found out that allergies are more common with babies born early or who are given certain medications at [...]