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Major Error Found in Vaccine Aluminum Safety Calculation

Posted by on Apr 7, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Major Error Found in Vaccine Aluminum Safety Calculation

When evaluating the safety of vaccines, adjuvants must be taken into account. The most commonly used vaccine adjuvant is aluminum,1 a demonstrated neurotoxin that is added to certain vaccines to increase your immune response and, with that, theoretically a higher response of protective antibodies. Despite aluminum’s known health risks, it’s widely suggested that aluminum in vaccines is safe, including for newborn babies, but a math error in a key U.S. Food and Drug Administration study2 — revealed by scientists at Physicians...

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Vitamins C and D Finally Adopted as Coronavirus Treatment

Posted by on Apr 7, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Vitamins C and D Finally Adopted as Coronavirus Treatment

Remember last year when Washington Post reporters were boldly declaring that vitamins C and D could not (and should not) be used against respiratory infections? The information I was sharing about their use was deemed so dangerous to public health that I was branded as a “fake news” site by self-appointed, pharma-owned arbiters of truth like NewsGuard. How times have changed. After having defamatory lies published about me, vitamins C and D are now (finally) being adopted in the conventional treatment of novel coronavirus,...

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Vitamin B1 Is Vital to Protect Against Infectious Disease

Posted by on Apr 6, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Vitamin B1 Is Vital to Protect Against Infectious Disease

While a limited number of drugs have been enlisted in the treatment of severe coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection, a number of nutritional supplements have risen to the forefront for their apparent usefulness. In addition to quercetin, zinc and vitamins C and D, vitamin B1 (thiamine) may be vital to protect against infectious respiratory illness. Thiamine is also part of Dr. Paul Marik’s sepsis treatment, which calls for 1,500 milligrams (mg) of intravenous ascorbic acid every six hours, 200 mg of thiamine every 12 hours and 50...

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Can UV Light Kill Coronavirus?

Posted by on Apr 6, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Can UV Light Kill Coronavirus?

Many who are working from home or otherwise isolated during the coronavirus pandemic are looking for some positive news. Well, there is some good news when it comes to controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus now termed COVID-19. It may be that UV (ultraviolet) light will help dampen this pandemic. UV light is currently used in medical settings,1 wastewater treatment plants2 and food processing.3 Now, as COVID-19 grows, there is increased demand from hospitals and medical facilities for conventional UV lights and variations on such...

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Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Meditation and 5G

Posted by on Apr 6, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Meditation and 5G

1 Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are two drugs commonly used to treat: High blood pressure Gout Diabetes Malaria Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are two drugs commonly used to treat malaria. They are currently under investigation for potential antiviral activity that may help support treatment in those with severe COVID-19. Learn more. 2 What’s the best course of action when you have a fever below 104 degrees F? Avoid fever-reducing medication; get plenty of bedrest, drink lots of fluids and “sweat it out” A number of...

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Will the Coming Warm Weather Reduce the Spread of COVID-19?

Posted by on Apr 6, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Will the Coming Warm Weather Reduce the Spread of COVID-19?

For everything there is a season, and that includes viruses. Whether it’s the common cold or flu viruses, in the U.S. the season begins in fall. By December, the viral spread is in full swing until it peaks in February. However, it’s different in the southern hemisphere where Africa, Australia and Brazil are approaching winter as the U.S. and most of Europe are sliding into spring and summer. For an understanding of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) currently spreading across the world, it helps to have some background on the virus...

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Ozone Therapy for Coronavirus

Posted by on Apr 5, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Ozone Therapy for Coronavirus

In this interview, which took place March 23, 2020, Dr. Robert Rowen, who has practiced ozone therapy longer than any other physician in North America, discusses how it can be used for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 infection and other viral illnesses. I previously interviewed Rowen about his contributions during the 2014 Ebola epidemic, when he and his staff went to Africa to treat affected patients and teach medical professionals on the use of ozone. Over the years, Rowen has treated tens of thousands of people for a wide variety...

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The Case for Avoiding Plant Foods — Reckless or Beneficial?

Posted by on Apr 5, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on The Case for Avoiding Plant Foods — Reckless or Beneficial?

Dr. Mercola Interviews the Experts This article is part of a weekly series in which Dr. Mercola interviews various experts on a variety of health issues. To see more expert interviews, click here. Dr. Paul Saladino trained at the University of Arizona with a focus on integrative medicine. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Washington in 2019, and is a certified functional medicine practitioner through the Institute for Functional Medicine. In this interview, Saladino discusses the surprising benefits of the...

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Benefits of Wearing Masks for Protection From Infection

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Benefits of Wearing Masks for Protection From Infection

In the featured video data scientist Jeremy Howard explains why wearing masks could be a key strategy to reduce the spread of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), stop lockdowns, get the economy back on track and restore society back to normalcy. Howard, founder of fast.ai, a research institute dedicated to make Deep Learning more accessible spent eight years in management consulting at McKinsey & Company before that. In the Czech Republic, wearing masks in public has been required for the whole country since March 18, 2020. Yet, in the...

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How to Avoid Common Toxins in Cosmetic Products

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on How to Avoid Common Toxins in Cosmetic Products

Millions of people do their best to eat healthy foods and exercise regularly but forget to give their oral health the same attention in their daily health regimens. It’s important to remember that without effectively addressing your dental health, it’s difficult to achieve high-level physical health. Even more concerning are the millions of people who eat a healthy diet and avoid dangerous pharmaceutical drugs, but still expose themselves to harmful chemicals in their everyday personal care products. For example, parabens and...

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Melatonin for Sepsis

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Melatonin for Sepsis

While melatonin works as a natural sleep regulator, it affects health in many other important ways as well.1 For example, melatonin: Is a potent antioxidant2 Plays an important role in cancer prevention3 Is important for brain, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal health4 Boosts immune function in a variety of ways May improve the treatment of certain bacterial diseases, including tuberculosis5 Helps quell inflammation May prevent or improve autoimmune diseases, including Type 1 diabetes6 Is an important energy hormone7 — If your sleep...

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Scents Trigger Strong Feelings From Memories

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Scents Trigger Strong Feelings From Memories

The scent of fresh-cut grass, your mom’s chicken soup or burning leaves may instantly transport you to a distant memory, one you can suddenly recall with razor-sharp clarity. So-called odor-evoked memories often come along with powerful emotions and are known to activate the “neurolobiological substrates of emotional processing,” according to neuroscientist Rachel S. Herz, an adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University.1 Research published in Learning and Memory2 added to this, suggesting...

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New App Requires Reporting of People Sneezing or Coughing

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on New App Requires Reporting of People Sneezing or Coughing

The new Google app “Corona Waze” asks users to “tag” individuals who sneeze, cough, are sweating or have a runny nose. You can also tag people who do not use soap or wash their hands for at least 20 seconds, or for other social distancing violations. People can also be tagged for not wearing gloves or masks, or hoarding toilet paper and cleaning supplies.Facial recognition systems deployed through nationwide security cameras will be used to identify offenders who are not carrying cell phones while Google’s Fitbit...

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Pandemics That Changed History

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Pandemics That Changed History

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been ruled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).1 “Pandemic is not a word to use lightly or carelessly,” said WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom, in his opening remarks at a media briefing about coronavirus. “It is a word that, if misused, can cause unreasonable fear,” he said. Though a pandemic sparked by a coronavirus has never been seen before, he added, the world has also “never before seen a pandemic that can be controlled,” implying that this may be possible...

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Why You Don’t Want to Take Aspirin or Motrin for COVID-19

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in Dr. Mercola | Comments Off on Why You Don’t Want to Take Aspirin or Motrin for COVID-19

If you’ve been following the news about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 (sometimes also referred to as SARS-CoV-2, due to its similarities to SARS), you’ve probably seen articles offering conflicting information about the use of ibuprofen.1 Some say taking ibuprofen may aggravate COVID-19 infection while others say there’s no such risk. For example, March 18, 2020, CNN reported2 the health minister of France, Oliver Veran, is warning against using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen to treat fever and...

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