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This Federal Agency Is Concerned About the Rising Rate of Antibiotic-Resistant STDs (Wed, 11 Oct 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) had been declining until the 1970s. However, a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)1 reveals that trend has reversed. Some of the diseases that fall under the category of STDs are treatable with antibiotics, while others have no known treatment

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Vitamin E Helps Decrease Your Cancer Risk (Mon, 02 Oct 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin with potent antioxidant activity that helps combat damaging free radicals. It also plays a role in the making of red blood cells, helps your body use vitamin K (which is important for heart health1) and is involved in your immune function and cell signaling. As with

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How Your Height Might Affect Your Health (Sat, 23 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Most kids love hearing people comment on how tall they’re getting. In some circles, particularly homes where sports like volleyball or basketball are revered and often played, being tall is considered a definite plus. But new research has emerged that suggests being taller — or significantly shorter than average — isn’t necessarily

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Following the Advice of Ancient Philosophers Can Make You Happier (Thu, 14 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola For many, happiness is elusive at best and at times near impossible. There’s always something (or someone) pushing our buttons, making us feel less than joyful. According to Barbara Fredrickson, a psychologist and positive-emotions researcher, most Americans have two positive experiences for every negative one. While that sounds good and well, this

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Class and Race Profiling in the Vaccine Culture War (Tue, 05 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Barbara Loe Fisher The Vaccine Culture War is heating up.1 Ground zero is America, Europe and other economically developed countries, where the pharmaceutical industrial complex is raising an iron fist to protect multibillion-dollar profits by disempowering the people.2,3,4,5,6,7,8 In America, professors and doctors in academia and government are profiling parents by class and race

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ReCODE: The Reversal of Cognitive Decline (Sun, 27 Aug 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Alzheimer’s is now the third leading cause of death in the United States, right behind heart disease and cancer. While prevalence is rapidly increasing, the good news is you actually have a great deal of control over this devastating disease. Dr. Dale Bredesen, director of neurodegenerative disease research at the University of

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How to Grow Dandelion Greens (Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Dandelion greens are nutritious, delicious and versatile. They can be added to salads, soups and stews or sautéed and served as a side dish. What you may have only thought of as a pesky weed in your yard is actually a flowering herb with significant health benefits. The dandelion plant belongs to

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Skyrocketing Male Infertility May Threaten Mankind’s Survival (Wed, 09 Aug 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Human fertility is in a downward spiral, scientists warn and modern life — with its technological and chemical “progress” — is likely to blame. Female infertility tends to get the most attention, but in this case, it’s male infertility that has made headlines, as recent research shows sperm concentration and quality has

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Successful Vitamin D Project Aims to Change Standard of Care for Pregnant Women Across US (Mon, 31 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Despite being simple and inexpensive to address, vitamin D deficiency is epidemic around the world. It’s been estimated that if vitamin D levels were raised among the general population, it could prevent chronic diseases that claim nearly a million lives throughout the world each year. Raising vitamin D levels among pregnant women

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Why Chili Peppers and Spicy Foods Trigger Hiccups (Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola I love spicy foods and enjoy the benefits of the spicy chemical in peppers — capsaicin — that may improve health. Chili peppers, one of the main sources of capsaicin, are a staple in diets of Central America, Asia and India. Even in the U.S. there are many who believe “the spicier

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