Monthly Archives: January 2013

Chiropractic for Infant Colic – Latest Evidence

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Crying for more than 3 hours per day? No other illness? Chances are your baby has ‘irritable baby syndrome’ or infantile colic. The best evidence now says – ‘see a chiropractor’. The latest research from the UK has found that chiropractic is effective for infant colic. In this single blinded randomized controlled trial published in […]

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Can You Do This? Simple Sitting Test May Help Predict Longevity

By Dr. Mercola Brazilian researchers have revealed a simple test that may help predict your longevity in the next six or so years: how well you can sit and rise from the floor.The test is different from the long-used “chair test,” which physicians sometimes use to gauge an elderly person’s lower body strength by how […]

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What to do about the Flu. Hint: it is not the flu shot.

This 5 minute video, by Dr. Dan Murphy reviews the 1918 Flu pandemic that killed 100 million people. Learn the surprising way that many used to survive.  

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Decluttering in the New Year

By Dr. Mercola The start of a new year marks the perfect time to give your home and office a clutter makeover, purging it of the excess papers, files, knick knacks and other “stuff” that not only takes up space in your physical environment, but also in your mind. Clutter is an often-unrecognized source of […]

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5 Weird Medical Tests You Can Try Right Now

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Have you ever wondered why your doctor asks you to do odd things like touch your nose during an office visit, then scribbles notes in your chart? It’s because there are many physical tests that can tell whether your body is functioning as it should. While we tend to leave it to doctors and medical […]

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Sweetened drinks linked to depression in older adults

Skip the diet soda and pick up a cup of joe? New research claims that sweetened beverages increase the risk of depression in older adults, while coffee slightly lowers the chances. “Sweetened beverages, coffee and tea are commonly consumed worldwide and have important physical — and may have important mental — health consequences,” study author […]

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Parkinson’s drugs linked to compulsive gambling and shopping not the disease itself: research

Parkinson’s disease, the neurodegenerative condition that can cause shakes and tremors, has been linked with alterations in behaviour in patients ranging from compulsive shopping and gambling to being obsessed with taking technical equipment apart, sorting objects or for taking long aimless walks. Researchers have found that these side effects are caused by the drugs used […]

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What’s in your salt shaker? The fascinating varieties of salt and how to use them

What’s in your salt shaker? The fascinating varieties of salt and how to use them by JB Bardot  (NaturalNews) Let’s get right to the point — most people love salt. Perfecting how to eat salt is an art most have not yet discovered. Not all salts are equal. Alton Brown of Food Network fame explains that all […]

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5 Steps To Identify The Ingredients On A Vitamin Label

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By Cheryl Myers Some consumers do not know how to identify a natural vitamin from a synthetic one. Vitamin and mineral supplements may contain labels that are too complicated for you to understand. You may not even know what to look for in a vitamin or mineral supplement.  Some manufacturers of commercial vitamin and mineral […]

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Reassessing Flu Shots as the Season Draws Near

It’s flu-shot season, and public health officials are urging everyone over 6 months of age to get one. Many businesses provide on-site flu shots, and some hospitals have told staff members that they have to wear masks if they do not get the vaccine. By 2020, United States health leaders want 80 percent of the population […]

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