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TYPE 2 DIABETES RX’s LINKED TO HUGE BLISTERS

By VickiY. | Aug 9, 2018 | Comments Off on TYPE 2 DIABETES RX’s LINKED TO HUGE BLISTERS

Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Huge Blisters (Bullous Pemphigoid) Miriam E. Tucker MEDSCAPE BULLOUS PEMPHIGOID August 08, 2018 Use of certain dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors appears to be associated with a small but significantly elevated risk for developing the chronic blistering skin condition bullous pemphigoid, new research suggests. Findings from a retrospective case-control study were published…

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RESPIRATORY CONGESTION: NATURE TO THE RESCUE!

By VickiY. | Jul 29, 2018 | Comments Off on RESPIRATORY CONGESTION: NATURE TO THE RESCUE!

Whether you have COPD, lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, Post Nasal Drip, Chronic coughing or a common cold, there are practical, natural ideas that may be used to ease the mucus that causes coughing and difficulty breathing. In addition to…

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DANGER & UNRELIABILITY OF MAMMOGRAPHY

By VickiY. | Jul 24, 2018 | Comments Off on DANGER & UNRELIABILITY OF MAMMOGRAPHY

Samuel Epstein, MD Danger and Unreliability of Mammography Breast Examination is a Safe, Effective, and Practical Alternative by Samuel S. Epstein , Rosalie Bertell, Ph.D., GNSH and Barbara Seaman Published in International Journal of Health Services, Volume 31, Number 3, Pages 605-615, 2001  Baywood Publishing Co., Inc. Mammography screening is a profit-driven technology posing risks…

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BUTTER: THE 70 YEAR VILLAIN

By VickiY. | Jul 20, 2018 | Comments Off on BUTTER: THE 70 YEAR VILLAIN

Why has butter been villainized over the past 70 years? By the 1960’s, only about 1/4 of the population in America consumed butter, choosing instead margarine, which was significantly cheaper and room-temperature stable. “Experts” told us that saturated fats and cholesterol were to blame for heart diseases, such as atherosclerosis and heart attacks, as well as diabetes,…

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“FIRST DO NO HARM” LEGISLATED OUT IN CALIFORNIA WHEN IT COMES TO VACCINES

By VickiY. | Jul 12, 2018 | Comments Off on “FIRST DO NO HARM” LEGISLATED OUT IN CALIFORNIA WHEN IT COMES TO VACCINES

FOLLOWED BY WHAT FIGTREELIVE.COM THINKS ANH-USA FORCED VACCINES   California has sent a clear message: legally mandated medical exemptions to vaccines will not be respected. Dr. Bob Sears, a California pediatrician, has been placed on a 35-month probation period by the state medical board for daring to write letters recommending a medical exemption for a toddler from childhood…

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COMMON SOLVENTS TIED TO MS RISK

By VickiY. | Jul 6, 2018 | Comments Off on COMMON SOLVENTS TIED TO MS RISK

FOLLOWED BY WHAT FIGTREELIVE.COM THINKS MEDSCAPE/MS Pauline Anderson July 05, 2018 There is a strong association between exposure to organic solvents and multiple sclerosis (MS) risk, especially among those who smoke and carry a genetic risk, new research shows. Individuals with a family history of MS can’t do anything about their genetic risk for the…

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BLEACH VS HYDROGEN PEROXIDE: WHICH IS THE BETTER HOUSEHOLD CLEANER?

By VickiY. | Jun 28, 2018 | Comments Off on BLEACH VS HYDROGEN PEROXIDE: WHICH IS THE BETTER HOUSEHOLD CLEANER?

FOLLOWED BY WHAT FIGTREELIVE.COM THINKS HEALTH REALIZATION DR SORAM Chlorine bleach household cleaners are often the most toxic chemicals found in homes but they are popular for cleaning toilet bowls, countertops and other cleaning purposes. The benefit is that chlorine bleach is very effective in killing viruses, bacteria and fungi; however, chlorine bleach is highly…

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FRUIT FLY STUDY SHOWS HOW TO EXTEND YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE!

By VickiY. | Jun 8, 2018 | Comments Off on FRUIT FLY STUDY SHOWS HOW TO EXTEND YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE!

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal tract eat and this could have an influence on how well we age. Building on this, McGill University scientists fed fruit flies with a combination of probiotics and an herbal supplement called…

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WEEKEND SLEEP-IN MAY LOWER MORTALITY RISK

By VickiY. | Jun 1, 2018 | Comments Off on WEEKEND SLEEP-IN MAY LOWER MORTALITY RISK

FOLLOWED BY WHAT FIGTREELIVE.COM THINKS Deborah Brauser / MEDSCAPE-SLEEP May 25, 2018 New research is trying to put to bed the idea that too little sleep during weekdays cannot be counteracted by a longer sleep during weekends. A study of nearly 40,000 participants showed that, at least in those younger than 65 years, sleeping an average of…

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LOBBYISTS PREVENT WARNINGS ABOUT BEER, WINE & LIQUOR

By VickiY. | May 31, 2018 | Comments Off on LOBBYISTS PREVENT WARNINGS ABOUT BEER, WINE & LIQUOR

Drinking alcohol has been linked to seven cancer sites: bowel (colon and rectum), breast, esophagus, larynx, liver, mouth, and upper throat. The first attempt worldwide to have graphic cancer warnings on bottles of alcoholic drinks has been effectively stamped out…

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