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Children are growing horns from using cellphones

20/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

The perils of too much screen time and cellphone use for children and adolescents run the gamut from triggering feelings of envy and depression1 to interfering with sleep and academic performance2 and even possibly increasing the risk of cancer.3
But …

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The Big Secret

20/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Six in 10 U.S. adults now have chronic health conditions like cancer, heart disease, diabetes and stroke, and 4 in 10 have two or more of these diseases, according to the CDC.1,2
While many of these diseases can be blamed on drinking, smoking or over…

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When should you start planting wildflowers?

19/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

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Is it a weed or wildflower?
When you plant determines how many flowers you enjoy
Planting your wildflowers in the fall
How to prepare your soil
Your garden may be a source of flavorful and medicinal flowers

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You can easily grow evergreens in your garden

19/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

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Choose your tree to match your needs
Consider your soil
How much care will your tree require?
Prune your trees for best results
Large evergreens — Screening, privacy and decoration in one tree
Dwarf varieties may hel…

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How to deal with a life changing diagnosis

18/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

In 2019, 1,762,450 Americans are expected to receive a diagnosis of cancer,1 and it doesn’t matter who you are, hearing “You have cancer” is a devastating blow. Oftentimes, the trauma of the diagnosis is further worsened by well-intentioned people w…

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Children used as poison detection devices

17/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Children experience greater exposure to chemicals pound-for-pound than adults and have an immature and porous blood-brain barrier, which allows greater chemical exposures to reach their developing brain. As a result, early exposures can have devasta…

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Military is among the worst polluters

17/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

From the time of the American Revolutionary War when the U.S. won independence from England, Americans have maintained some semblance of a military force. The first Army was initially disbanded except for a few dozen troops.
After taking office, Presi…

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Why genetic engineering flows off target

16/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Weeds resistant to common herbicides — dubbed superweeds — have spread over 60 million acres of U.S. farmland,1 and the economic and environmental devastation caused the weeds is growing, too. Worldwide, weeds have evolved resistance to 167 different h…

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Why is poop allowed in your food?

16/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Nobody wants to think about consuming feces in their chicken or steak dinner, but trace amounts of fecal contamination are a reality that exists in store-bought meat. While the U.S. Department of Agriculture states they have a “zero tolerance” policy w…

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Intermittent fasting may prevent diabetes

15/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Diabetes is a disease of insulin resistance resulting in high blood sugar.1 Your pancreas secretes the hormone insulin, which is used to move blood sugar across cell walls for energy.2 The number of those experiencing diabetes has risen sharply since 1…

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Collagen benefits skin and joints, study confirms

15/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Collagen is the most common and abundant of your body’s proteins, which makes sense when you consider one of its primary purposes is to provide structural scaffolding for your various tissues to allow them to stretch while still maintaining tissue i…

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The military is eyeing the advantages of keto

15/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Several branches of the U.S. military are looking closely at a whole new approach in regard to nutrition, at least as far as it concerns U.S. troops.1 In short, government agencies are exploring the possibility of changing its nutritional guidelines so…

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Ancestral diet can prevent macular degeneration

14/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Dr. Chris Knobbe, an ophthalmologist, has written an excellent book — “Ancestral Dietary Strategy to Prevent and Treat Macular Degeneration” — which, like the title suggests, tells you how to address the most common cause of legal blindness in the …

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Emu oil’s possible effects for your health

13/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

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What is emu oil?
Emu oil’s potential health benefits
What is emu oil good for?
Studies on emu oil
Buying good-quality emu oil
Side effects of emu oil
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about emu oil

Mo…

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Call Of The Forest — The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees

13/07/2019 Dr. Mercola 0

Most of us have experienced the positive results of immersing ourselves in nature and being enveloped by trees. We experience an immediate relaxation, an ability to forget our problems and often a profound awe at nature’s secrets.
The documentary “Ca…