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CDC Director Resigns Following Public Exposure of Tobacco Investments (Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola In 2016, evidence emerged showing Barbara Bowman, Ph.D., then-director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, assisted a Coca-Cola representative in efforts to influence World Health Organization officials to relax recommendations on sugar limits.1 Just two days after her betrayal of the public

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‘Primal Fitness’ Tips That Can Transform Your Health (Sun, 04 Feb 2018 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola The secret to lifelong health and peak performance is modeling the lifestyle behaviors of our hunter gatherer ancestors — the so-called Paleolithic approach. Mark Sisson, founder of the popular website Mark’s Daily Apple and a leader in the paleo movement, was one of the first to help me understand the importance of

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Keep Your Health in Check With Cinnamon (Thu, 25 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000)

There are some scents that remind us of the comforts of home and can soothe our bodies in the process. Case in point: the sweet and warm smell of cinnamon. This spice is derived from the stems of the cinnamomum tree. The inner bark is then extracted, and the woody parts are removed and left

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How Alcohol Damages Your DNA (Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, just over 26 percent of people over 18 reported binge drinking in the previous 30 days of the study when it was performed in 2015.1 Another 7 percent reported heavy alcohol use. This is congruent with the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report showing

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Weekly Health Quiz: Apple Cider Vinegar, Mitochondria and Lectins (Mon, 08 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000)

1 Apple cider vinegar is made through what type of process that renders it rich in bioactive components like acetic acid, giving it potent antioxidant, antimicrobial and many other beneficial properties? Digestion Fermentation Apple cider vinegar is made through a fermentation process that renders it rich in bioactive components like acetic acid, giving it potent

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Ghost in the Machine, Part 4 — The War on Supplements, Essential Oils and Homeopathy (Sat, 30 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola If you suspect that supplements are more popular than ever, you are right. More than half of American adults have used one or more supplements and more than half of women and 43 percent of men used a supplement of some kind within the last 30 days.1,2 While that means not taking

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Keys to Coping With Grief During the Holidays (Thu, 21 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Dealing with the loss of my mom, who died this past July, I have a new appreciation for those who experience intensified feelings of grief and loss during the holiday season. Grief is a valuable feeling but can be an “emotional rollercoaster.” Given its ebb and flow, it can be hard to

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Increase in Vaccine-Related Shoulder Injuries (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Many people experience temporary soreness in their shoulder after receiving a vaccination in the area, but for some the soreness turns into chronic pain and limited range of motion. Some people are so badly affected that they become unable to move their shoulder altogether, known as frozen shoulder, or suffer from nerve

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Show Off Your Cooking Skills With This Braised Ginger Chicken Recipe (Sun, 03 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

Recipe From Pete Evans   Chicken is one of the most loved meats in the U.S., especially with our surplus of fast food chains that offer buckets and buckets of fried chicken. The bad news is that these fast food choices may also expose you to numerous possible harmful substances. But just because you want

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An Attitude of Gratitude Can Help You Live a Longer, Happier Life (Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola This article previously ran a few years ago but there are so many good reminders about the benefits of gratitude, I decided to share it with you again this year with a new video. I am grateful beyond words for your support, and for partnering with me to help people all over

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