New Research Suggests Levels Of Fluoride In Your Urine During Pregnancy Might Be Tied To ADHD Symptoms Later On

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New Research Suggests Levels Of Fluoride In Your Urine During Pregnancy Might Be Tied To ADHD Symptoms Later On Casey Suglia, October 15, 2018 At the end of the day, all that pregnant women want is to feel like they’re doing something right and that they’re keeping their unborn child (as well as themselves) safe. […]

After intermittent fasting, these 3 men no longer take insulin for diabetes — but experts stress caution

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After intermittent fasting, these 3 men no longer take insulin for diabetes — but experts stress caution By Michael Nedelman, CNN Three men with Type 2 diabetes used “intermittent fasting” to reverse their dependence on insulin, according to a report published Tuesday — but you shouldn’t try it without medical supervision, experts say. The new case report […]

Does ‘bad’ cholesterol deserve its bad name?

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Does ‘bad’ cholesterol deserve its bad name? Ana Sandoiu, October 2018 “Misleading statistics, exclusion of unsuccessful trials, and […] ignoring numerous contradictory observations” are at the root of a half-century-long assumption that may be entirely wrong, says new research. In the case of good vs. bad cholesterol, things are less clear-cut than we’d like them to […]

Daily aspirin may be harmful for healthy older adults, large study finds

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Daily aspirin may be harmful for healthy older adults, large study finds No detectable benefit was seen from regular use of low-dose aspirin for people 70 and older who don’t have heart disease, researchers say. For decades, a daily dose of aspirin has been widely considered a way to protect healthy people from cardiovascular disease […]

The problem with all the plastic that’s leaching into your food

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The problem with all the plastic that’s leaching into your food There’s mounting evidence that it’s a health hazard Consider what you’ve eaten today. Perhaps you drank juice from a plastic bottle and coffee from a Keurig pod. For breakfast, you might have had fruit with yogurt. Your lunch salad may have been packed in […]

Farmers Switched to Organic After Pesticides Made Them or Their Families Sick

Some farmers transition to organic production to earn premium prices paid for organic crops. Others switch to make their farms more sustainable. But for some farmers transitioning to organic is a necessity to save their health—and even their lives. Blaine Schmaltz, who farms in Rugby, North Dakota, is a good example. One day in September […]

Tai Chi Beats Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia

Compared with aerobic exercise, the traditional martial art of tai chi is as good as, or better than, aerobic exercise, for improving the overall severity of fibromyalgia symptoms, new research shows. Results of a 52-week single-blind trial showed that in addition to fibromyalgia symptom relief, tai chi was associated greater improvements in depression, anxiety, self-efficacy, […]

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER NEW ‘MICRO-ORGAN’ HIDING IN OUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

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SCIENTISTS DISCOVER NEW ‘MICRO-ORGAN’ HIDING IN OUR IMMUNE SYSTEM BY ARISTOS GEORGIOU ON 8/23/18   Scientists have discovered a new “micro-organ” within the immune system, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications. Researchers from Australia’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research identified a structure that “remembers” past infections and vaccinations—and is filled with immune cells of […]