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New discovery shows why you want to be a naked mole rat

andrea @ October 27, 2009 # No Comment Yet

As Breast Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, the world is reminded that cancer is still very much a problem. Each year millions of people lose their fight against cancer regardless of the millions of dollars that have been poured into finding a cure. It’s easy to say that we should have found a […]

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Only you can prevent the spread of H1N1

andrea @ August 27, 2009 # No Comment Yet

It’s almost that wonderful time of year again: flu season. This year, the world is faced with a new enemy named the swine flu, or H1N1 virus. Perhaps you’ve heard of it. As American health authorities are bracing for what they believe could be one of the worst pandemics in many years, most Americans aren’t […]

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Schools to offer H1N1 vaccine

andrea @ August 16, 2009 # One Comment

This new school year welcomes many pleasures. New outfits, awesome new Crayola products and…nationwide H1N1 vaccinations around school campuses.

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No nutritional benefits to going organic

Rob @ July 31, 2009 # No Comment Yet

The British conducted a study to determine what exactly the nutrient density difference is between organic and conventionally grown foods.  The data was scavenged from 50 years of published reports on organically grown goods, and the results are pretty plain to see: there’s no nutritional benefit to shelling out double the price for the same […]

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Products claim steroids may be unapproved

andrea @ July 30, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Shocker: Some products that claim to be something they are, in fact, are not. Take for example what the FDA revealed on Tuesday. According to CNN, the FDA has warned the public not to use products that claim to be steroids or contain “steroid-like substances.”

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Bacteria great for kids

Rob @ July 29, 2009 # No Comment Yet

For years parents have been telling their kids that bacteria and germs are terrible, often educating kids about avoiding dirty places where bacteria is prevalent, and washing hands with anti-bacterial soap.  While these are generally smart and safe recommendations, teaching a child that all bacteria are bad may be detrimental to their well being, especially […]

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Military gets involved with swine flu

andrea @ July 29, 2009 # No Comment Yet

As of July 6, it’s claimed the lives of more than 400 people around the world. It came as a surprise and captivated the news and health care field instantly. Not knowing what it was or what to do to stop it, we now know that the swine flu, or H1N1 virus, is here to […]

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Obesity is expensive

Rob @ July 28, 2009 # No Comment Yet

The CDC announced that Obesity not only causes several health problems that can drastically affect the quality of life of an individual, but also greatly affect the bank account and finances of a person.  And this wasn’t found by a survey saying these people spend more money on food and drink, but that they spend […]

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Swine flu gaining momentum…again?

Brittany @ July 25, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Is it just because I haven’t had anyone close to me come down with it? Is it because it seems like all the cases I’ve heard of sound so few and far between? Is it because I myself haven’t come down with it? I’m talking about reasons I haven’t been afraid of the swine flu […]

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New gene may predict Alzheimer’s timing

Brittany @ July 13, 2009 # No Comment Yet

According to HealthDay News, U.S. researchers have discovered a gene that may be able to predict a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and the age at which a person may begin to show symptoms. The gene is known as TOMM40 and could predict the age of a person when Alzheimer’s begins to set in […]

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