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Obesity Rates in America Continue to Rise, Adenovirus May Play Role

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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Obesity Rates in America Continue to Rise, Adenovirus May Play Role

The latest examination of obesity rates by the CDC comes to some sobering conclusions about the state of public health in America. Their findings show a block of states, mostly concentrated in the South, now have obesity rates over 30%. Back in 1990, no states were over 20%, making the run-up in the last 20 years remarkable.

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Book Review: The Fluoride Deception by Christopher Bryson

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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Book Review: The Fluoride Deception by Christopher Bryson

Few public health issues in American history have riled people quite like fluoride. Its story is replete with famous figures in American history, dramatic tales from the Manhattan Project, corporate cover-ups, redacted research, shattered careers of those that spoke against it's use and the tragedy at Donora in 1948. The tide that binds all these accounts together is a fascinating book called, “The Fluoride Deception” by Christopher Bryson. His work paints a picture with enough intrigue to be nominated for an Oscar but remains deftly aware of itself long enough to stay away from hyperbole – most of the time at least.

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Swine Flu: Your Questions Answered

Friday, May 1, 2009

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Swine Flu: Your Questions Answered

An email from a San Antonio "doctor who attended a CDC public health meeting" landed in our inbox this morning and - seeing as Texas and San Antonio are at the forefront of this - we thought we would share parts of it with you. We'll take you through some of the claims - and review the supplements suggested by the doctor.

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A Nutritional Defense Against Swine Flu (and other diseases)

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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A Nutritional Defense Against Swine Flu (and other diseases)

A doctor suggests that supplements can help fight swine flu and other similar types of pandemics. Here we provide an easy how-to guide on nutritional supplementation in the face of panic and disease.

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Food Safety – The Recent History

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

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Food Safety – The Recent History

The early part of 2009 has witnessed one of the largest food contamination cases in US history. The Peanut Corporation of America had a salmonella outbreak in one of their factories, contaminating the majority of peanut-butter containing products in the United States. Here, we review the recent history of food borne illnesses and how they relate to the consolidation of the food industry.

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