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What You Need to Know About Your Thyroid Health

15/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

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Thyroid Gland: Understanding How It Works
Hypothyroidism: The Sluggish Thyroid Syndrome
How to Know if You Have Hypothyroidism
How About If You Have a Hyperactive Thyroid?
Diagnosing Possible Thyroid Issues
Are Your …

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Graphene to Fight Mosquitoes — What Are the Risks?

14/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Blood-sucking insects like mosquitoes are among the most dangerous disease transmitters in the world. Vector-borne diseases, which include malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever and others, cause more than 700,000 deaths worldwide each year, accounting fo…

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The Link Between Fast Food and Teenage Depression

12/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

In the U.S., an estimated 3.2 million adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 suffer from depression, defined as having at least one major depressive episode in a year. This accounts for 13.3% of adolescents, who experience a period of at least two w…

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Statins Shown to Extend Life by Mere Days

11/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Researchers have repeatedly failed to find evidence that high cholesterol is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. In fact, there’s plenty of evidence suggesting that higher cholesterol may actually be healthier than lower levels.
As I’ve dis…

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Vaping Lung Injury Cases Rise to Nearly 300

11/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

The dangers associated with vaping have grown over the years as researchers identify more and more toxins that are inhaled with each puff.1 This affects both users and bystanders. Although the industry advertises vaping as a safer alternative to combus…

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Why You See 9 Pharmaceutical Ads a Day

11/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

The U.S. and New Zealand are the only two countries that allow pharmaceutical companies to advertise on TV or radio.1 Although the FDA had always allowed advertising, they also required that a long list of side effects be published at the same time. Th…

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Little Timmy vs. Google Spies

10/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Children are spending an alarming amount of time watching media on various screens and devices, but among them, Google-owned YouTube is emerging as one of the biggest threats to their well-being.
In fact, Google must pay a record $170 million to settl…

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The Opioid Crisis — A Case of Mass Homicide?

10/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

The inappropriate treatment approach to back pain is a driving force behind the opioid epidemic, Dave Chase, co-founder of Health Rosetta, reports,1 citing the 2018 JAMA Network Open paper,2 “Opioid Prescribing for Low Back Pain: What Is the Role of…

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Quercetin Lowers Your Risk for Viral Illnesses

09/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Your immune system is your first-line defense against bacterial and viral infections, so the most effective way to prevent infectious illness is maintaining robust immune function. Your diet and other lifestyle factors are foundational for this, but…

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How Much Omega-3 Do You Need?

09/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Dietary fats are essential to good health. Although it is harmful to eat too many of some, or not enough of others, without healthy fats your body will not work properly.1 Fat is used to keep your skin and hair healthy, absorb certain vitamins and insu…

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Do Plants Have a Brain?

09/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Plants may be the most underappreciated life forms. Since they can’t move like animals, they’re usually considered simple environmental bystanders –– soaking up sun, providing oxygen through photosynthesis, providing the many fruits and vegetables we e…

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Weekly Health Quiz: Spices, Fluoride and Nurdles

09/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

1 Of the following spices, which has been shown to have the highest anti-inflammatory capacity?

Nutmeg
Fennel
Ginger

According to a novel 2012 study, cloves, ginger, rosemary and turmeric significantly reduced markers of systemic inflamma…

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What broke American health care and how to fix it

08/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Dr. Marty Makary, a professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital — rated the top U.S. hospital 22 times over the past 28 years — has written a new book, “The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care — and How to Fix It.” He also has a master’s d…

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Males and females react differently to the same pain

07/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

It’s no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past president of the American Psychological Association, wrote an academic text, “Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities.” Bruce Goldman, science writer at Stanford,1 reported in t…

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Raspberry ketone: Don’t believe the hype

07/09/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

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What is raspberry ketone and where does it come from?
Clinical studies do not support popular claims
The side effects of raspberry ketone
Remember: Weight loss products are not a ‘miracle cure’
Instead of using raspbe…