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The Limits of Tylenol for Pain Relief (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Low back and neck pain (spinal pain), along with osteoarthritis of the hip and knee, are leading causes of disability worldwide. It’s estimated that more than 9 percent of the global population suffers from spinal pain while another 4 percent have osteoarthritis.1 Doctors often recommend drugs as the go-to treatment for such

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How a Terminal Illness Can Change Your Perception of Time (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola “Clocks are now kind of irrelevant to me … time, where it used to have sort of a linear progression, now feels more like a space,” said Paul Kalanithi, a neurosurgeon, writer, father, and husband, after learning he had metastatic lung cancer.curc Kalanithi, who died at age 37 in March 2015, wrote

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Why Do Patients Lie To Doctors? (Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:00:55 +0000)

Popular TV doctor, Gregory House’s favorite adage about patients is: “everybody lies.” I used to believe that this was a cynical and inaccurate statement, but I had to revisit it recently when faced with a patient whose signs and symptoms were consistent with a diagnosis that she vehemently denied. A young woman was admitted to

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Fiber Provides Food to Your Gut Microbes That They Ferment to Shape Your DNA (Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Your body is a complex ecosystem made up of more than 100 trillion bacteria, fungi, viruses, and protozoa, collectively referred to as your microbiome, which must be properly balanced and cared for if you want to maintain good health.   These microbes are so numerous they actually outnumber the cells in your

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Inside the Garbage of the World (Sat, 21 Mar 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola While you may not directly feel the impact of garbage while going about your day to day life, it’s quite literally choking the life out of our ecosystem, and the situation is getting worse with each passing day. Eventually, we will all suffer the very real consequences as the world dies around

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Cartoon: Health Privacy Concerns – Real or Imagined? (Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:37:17 +0000)

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Cartoon: America’s Problem With Pain Meds (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:55:20 +0000)

Other Related Health Posts: Painkiller Study Helps Tackle National Problem of Legal Drug Addiction When All You Have Is A Hammer: The Problem With Outsourcing Primary Care To Non Physicians Measles Reports in America: What Does It Mean? Suffering From Joint Pain? Debunking Nutrition Myths With The Boys & Girls Clubs Of America

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Stress Doesn’t Stay in Your Head (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Anxiety over a project at work… a marital spat… financial trouble… health problems… the list of potential stressors is endless, but wherever your stress is coming from, it likely starts in your head. An inkling of worry might soon grow into an avalanche of anxiety. It might keep you up at night,

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Cartoon: Hospital Charges Are Out Of Control (Fri, 06 Mar 2015 19:27:55 +0000)

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Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Could Be Released in Florida (Tue, 03 Mar 2015 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Chikungunya and dengue are tropical diseases spread by Aedes mosquitoes. Infection with the chikungunya virus leads to fever and joint pain that can be severe, although it rarely causes death. Chikungunya occurs regularly in Africa, Asia, and India, and in 2013 it was first detected in the Caribbean. In 2014, there were

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