Clostridium difficile loves sugar and resists disinfectant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1 calls antibiotic resistance one of the biggest public health...

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Nurdles are a growing pollution problem

The looming threat of plastic pollution is undoubtedly one of mankind’s greatest challenges. More than 381...

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Why farm bailouts may cause the next Dust Bowl

On their surface, farm subsidies, which are government funds given to farmers to help offset bad weather, price...

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New mandates for hepatitis A vaccine

Franklin County, Missouri, has made it mandatory for food handlers to receive a hepatitis A vaccination. The...

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Research confirms fluoride lowers children’s IQ

The August 19, 2019, issue of JAMA Pediatrics1 delivered an unexpected bombshell: A U.S. and Canadian...

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Higher cholesterol is associated with longer life

For those who aren’t sure the conventional health community is wholly in support of individual health when it...

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Top anti-inflammatory foods and supplements

Chronic inflammation is a hallmark of virtually all disease, including cancer, obesity and heart disease. While...

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How dead soil and toxins reduce food nutrients

While agrochemical companies work hard to convince you their toxic chemicals are necessary in order to grow...

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Weekly health quiz: Blood pressure, fasting and sirtuins

1 Which of the following tests is a powerful measure of your heart disease risk? Coronary artery calcium (CAC)...

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Resveratrol’s role in achieving optimal health

Table of Contents What is resveratrol? Ditch the wine: Here are other food sources of resveratrol What are the...

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Healthy and easy scrumptious salad recipes

When you hear the word “salad,” the first thing that comes to mind may be the usual fares of lettuce, cabbage or...

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The revolutionary science of aging and longevity

David Sinclair, Ph.D.,1 is a professor of genetics and co-director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of...

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Tonsil stones: How to deal with this common oral problem

If you’re currently suffering from bad breath, pain in your ears and a feeling of having an object stuck in the...

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5 potential uses of sow thistle

Table of Contents What is sow thistle and how can you identify it? The potential benefits of sow thistle are few...

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Blood pressure control could slow age-related brain damage

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,1 1 in 3 American adults (about 75 million people)...

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Parkinson’s patients with low vitamin D more likely to fall

Optimizing vitamin D levels may be a simple way to reduce some Parkinson’s disease symptoms, including falls,...

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Legal eagle goes after opioid wholesale distributors

Prescription painkillers — not illicit drugs — are now among the most commonly misused drugs in the U.S.1,2 As of...

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Juul funds program to get kids hooked on vaping

Quitting smoking is likely one of the best things you can do for your health as traditional cigarettes cause...

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