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Chili Garlic Ginger Shrimp Recipe (Sun, 28 Jun 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola I have cautioned against consuming most seafood due to the potential of having widespread contamination. Many varieties of fish today come from polluted waters and are tainted with mercury, PCBs, and other potentially toxic heavy metals that can do serious damage to your health.   However, I believe that shrimp, due to their

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Go to Sleep: It May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s (Thu, 18 Jun 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Poor sleep may be an “early warning beacon” or a “distress call” alerting to the beginnings of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. While sleep problems are common in Alzheimer’s patients, poor sleep may also be contributing to the disease by driving the buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain, a hallmark

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Bad Bacteria Thrive on Unhealthy Tissue and Cells (Wed, 10 Jun 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola The bacteria in your body, once thought to be more of a nuisance than an asset, are integral to your very survival. Your body is in fact a complex ecosystem made up of more than 100 trillion microbes that must be properly balanced and cared for if you are to be healthy.

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Want Better Bowel Movements? Squat, Don’t Sit! (Mon, 01 Jun 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Bowel movements are probably low on most people’s list of topics they like to discuss, but it’s an important one nonetheless. Not only can your poop tell you a lot about your health, how you go can have a significant impact too. Your position can affect the ease with which you eliminate,

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Why In-Person Visits Will Always Be The Foundation Of Quality Healthcare (Tue, 26 May 2015 14:12:10 +0000)

In a recent Forbes editorial, conservative commentator John Goodman argues that the Texas Medical Board is sending the state back to “the middle ages” because they are trying to limit the practice of medicine in the absence of a face-to-face, doctor-patient relationship. He believes that telemedicine should have an unfettered role in healthcare – diagnosis

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Completely New Models of Dementia Care Are Emerging Across the Globe (Sat, 23 May 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola The documentary special “Dementia—The Unspooling Mind” explores innovative models of care for dementia sufferers in Thailand and the Netherlands. These unique residential complexes are the result of out-of-the-box thinking on how to keep this vulnerable population safe and relatively happy for the remainder of their days. Dementia villages offer excellent individual care

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Cartoon: Why Are Hospitals So Noisy? (Fri, 22 May 2015 15:43:11 +0000)

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Could This Headache Causing Neurotoxin Be on Its Way Out? (Thu, 14 May 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Diet Pepsi is getting an image overhaul, and as of August will no longer contain the artificial sweetener aspartame, PepsiCo. has announced.1,2 The decision came in response to dwindling sales, mirroring consumers’ concerns about aspartame’s health hazards, which includes research3,4,5,6,7,8 showing that aspartame is a multipotential carcinogenic agent. It is clearly a

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Cartoon: That Moment When You Realize Your Child Took Your Emergency Training Very Literally (Fri, 08 May 2015 18:00:40 +0000)

Other Related Health Posts: The Best Weight Loss Exercise: Interval Training If Emergency Medicine Physicians Told Hospitalists The Truth… Southall ‘may resume child work’ Brain tests show child wealth gap Emergency Weight Loss — How To Lose Weight Quickly & Safely

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Consumer Groups Initiate Private Glyphosate Testing in US (Tue, 05 May 2015 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola In late March, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a division of the World Health Organization (WHO), determined that glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup—is a Class 2 A “probable carcinogen.”1,2,3 This determination is nothing short of devastating to Monsanto and other chemical technology companies that rule our food

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