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Cancer Risk From CT Scan Radiation
Pediatric CAT scans are estimated to cause hundreds of cancer deaths every year.
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February 27, 2013
Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
An independent review of the effects of açaí berries was recently published, including studies on immune function, arthritis, and metabolic parameters.
February 25, 2013
Protein, Puberty, and Pollutants
The early onset of puberty in girls associated with animal protein consumption may be due to endocrine disrupting chemical pollutants in the meat supply.
February 22, 2013
Titanium Dioxide & Inflammatory Bowel Disease
People eating conventional diets may ingest a trillion microparticles of the food whitening additive titanium dioxide every day. What implication might this have for inflammation in the gut?
February 20, 2013
Can Gargling Prevent The Common Cold?
Gargling, as commonly practiced in Japan, can not only soothe a sore throat, but may even prevent one.
February 18, 2013
Are Cats or Dogs More Protective For Children’s Health?
Sharing one's home with a cat or dog may decrease the risk of infectious diseases in children, including ear infections, respiratory illnesses, and gastroenteritis.
February 15, 2013
The consumption of cat and dog meat may be playing a role in "massive human rabies epidemics" in Asia. (Some people may find some of the concepts and images in this video disturbing.)
February 13, 2013
Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?
Vitamin D3, sourced from sunlight exposure, animal, and plant sources may be preferable to vitamin D2 sourced from fungi.
February 11, 2013
Does Coconut Oil Clog Arteries?
Sellers of coconut oil use a beef industry tactic to downplay the risks associated with the saturated fat in their products.
February 8, 2013
Does Coconut Oil Cure Alzheimer’s?
Though there have been more than a thousand papers published on coconut oil in medical journals, there is little evidence it helps with Alzheimer's disease.
February 6, 2013
Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health
Those eating more sour fruit may risk greater erosion of their tooth enamel (especially if teeth are brushed in a softened state), but there's a simple solution.
February 4, 2013
Plant-Based Diets: Oral Health
Plant-based diets may help protect against oral cancer and periodontal (gum) disease, a leading cause of tooth loss.
February 1, 2013
Meat Fumes: Dietary Secondhand Smoke
The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the vapors released from cooking meat may be hazardous for fetal development and increase the risk of cancer.
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