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7 Foods That Will Taste Better Now Than They Will All Year (Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola When you take a trip to your local grocery store, it’s easy to take the displays of fresh produce for granted – along with the fact that out-of-season produce is available virtually year-round. Pineapples in the Midwest in the middle of winter? Green beans in February? No problem, if you live near

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Cartoon: Why Some Doctors Love EMRs (Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:29:52 +0000)

Other Related Health Posts: Why Don’t Doctors Round With Nurses Anymore? Why Do Doctors, Nurses Often Use Holistic Medicine for Themselves? Cartoon: Statin Overexposure? ‘Love handles’ may restrict lungs EMRs And The Dangers Of Digital Dependency And Drop-Down Medicine

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Documentary Film Explores the Enormous Price We Pay for Ignoring the Need for Sleep (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola According to the documentary, Sleepless in America, coproduced by the National Geographic Channel, 40 percent of Americans are sleep deprived. Many get less than five hours of sleep per night. Percentage-wise, adolescents are among the most sleep deprived. The consequences are dire, not just for the individual who isn’t getting enough rest,

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If Emergency Medicine Physicians Told Hospitalists The Truth… (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:03:36 +0000)

Other Related Health Posts: You’re Still Told Fluoridation Prevents Tooth Decay, but Science Proves Otherwise Emergency Weight Loss — How To Lose Weight Quickly & Safely Going Against Medicine: Courageous Or Foolish? EMRs And The Dangers Of Digital Dependency And Drop-Down Medicine Why Do Doctors, Nurses Often Use Holistic Medicine for Themselves?

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7 Psychological Tips to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick (Thu, 08 Jan 2015 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola If you made a New Year’s resolution, the odds that you’ll achieve it are not in your favor. While about 45 percent of Americans usually make a New Year’s resolution, only 8 percent are successful in achieving their goal.1 This dismal success rate may come down to what Harvard School of Education

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Knee Arthritis Treatments Ranked By Relative Effectiveness (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 22:00:02 +0000)

Wear and tear on the knee joints creates pain for up to 40% of Americans over age 45. There are plenty of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx) osteoarthritis treatments available, but how effective are they relative to one another? A new meta-analysis published by the Annals of Internal Medicine may shed some light on this

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Feds Vow to Publicize Vaccine Injuries Claim Program (Tue, 30 Dec 2014 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola If you or your child were to be seriously injured after receiving a routine US government-recommended vaccination, your only recourse would be to apply to the federal Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). Suing the vaccine manufacturer (or the doctor when the vaccine was given negligently) to obtain financial compensation for medical care,

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What You Need to Know About Grass-Fed Beef (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Most of us benefit from high-quality animal protein. But what constitutes “high quality”? One key factor that has a tremendous bearing on the quality of the meat is whether or not the cattle was raised on pasture, opposed to a confined animal feeding operation (CAFO). Joey Jones has been involved in the

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How To Be A Successful Patient: Young Doctors Offer Some Advice (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:00:58 +0000)

I am proud to be a part of the American Resident Project, an initiative that promotes the writing of medical students, residents, and new physicians as they explore ideas for transforming American health care delivery.  I recently had the opportunity to interview three of the writing fellows about how to help patients take control of

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The Fight Against Water Fluoridation Continues (Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:00:00 +0000)

By Stuart Cooper, Campaign Manager, Fluoride Action Network The fluoride-free movement has continued to grow throughout the world at a staggering pace. We have had more than 400 communities around the world end existing fluoridation programs or reject new efforts to fluoridate either by council vote or citizen referendum since 1990. In 2014 alone, we’ve

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