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FDA Milk Prohibition

Posted on November 9, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives warnings about consuming raw milk, but the wholesome and natural food has a loyal and growing following. Until the 19th century “pasteurization” did not exist. It actually allows the proliferation of the milk coming from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOS) that can be produced in filthy conditions, […]

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Identifying Bacteria in Blood Samples

Posted on November 7, 2018

A desktop diagnosis tool that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days has been developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego. This was made possible by a combination of proprietary chemistry, innovative electrical engineering and high-end imaging and analysis techniques powered […]

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The Science of Positive Thinking

Posted on November 5, 2018

Are you a pessimist or an optimist? Positive thinking is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss and rarely carries the weight, as words like “work ethic” or “persistence.” It is now being revealed through research that positive thinking is about much more than just being happy or displaying upbeat attitudes. […]

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Who Gets Addicted?

Posted on November 2, 2018

An article written by Amanda Gardner sheds a little light on the whys and hows of prescription drug abuse. Most often this happens when a patient is prescribed a very strong drug to treat a multitude of pain issues. It might take away the pain but then some end up enjoying the euphoric numbness that […]

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Omega 3 Capsule

Omega-3’s Return on Investment

Posted on October 31, 2018

According to a recent European study, young people have an inexpensive and bullet shot at preventing the development of high blood pressure by increasing their intake of omega-3 fatty acid, a high-octane nutrient. This study was presented at the American Heart Association’s 2016 Scientific Session. This study involved measuring the amount of omega-3 fatty acids […]

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Sick Girl

Mistakes We Make When Getting Sick

Posted on October 29, 2018

We all want to get better really fast when we get sick. Some of our habits may actually make our symptoms worse though. Some things we should avoid when evading that common cold and flu as we fight our way to recovery are: Strive to power through and don’t keep the usual routine. Our body […]

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Hot vs. Iced Coffee: Is One Better Than the Other?

Posted on October 26, 2018

Did you know over half of Americans say they prefer hot coffee? Only 9 percent favor iced, and 19 percent say it depends on the season. But what if the temperature of your coffee plays a role in its nutritional profile? In this blog post, we will determine whether iced or hot brewed coffee is […]

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How Yoga Can Transform You Physically and Mentally

How Yoga Can Transform You Physically and Mentally

Posted on October 25, 2018

Did you know over 36 million Americans practice yoga? The Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline has grown massively in popularity over the past few years, with passionate yogis stretching around the world. Yoga is so much more than just a way to exercise and stay in shape; it is a way of life for many. […]

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Relationship of Brown Toast & Potatoes to Cancer

Posted on October 24, 2018

According to the U.K. government scientists, you should cook your toast and potatoes to a golden color, not browned, in order to reduce the intake of a chemical that may increase the chance of having cancer.  Acrylamide is a natural byproduct of the cooking process and not deliberately added to food. Acrylamide is formed when […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 5 Proactive Ways to Show Your Support

Posted on October 22, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM). During this time of year, going “pink” — the color which represents breast cancer — helps raise awareness of the disease. This month-long observance is significant in raising funds for research into breast cancer’s cause, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention. It also offers relevant information and support to […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon