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Natural Pain Killers : Your Options

We are going to talk over the next several days about managing pain naturally, because it is becoming increasingly important after a pharmaceutical industry has offered so many dangerous choices – even medications for pain relief that have turned out to be fatal in certain cases that had to be recalled by the FDA. 

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Benzene in Soda, In the News Again

And this time, it’s still not good news, and I have to keep reminding myself that by drinking one of my guilty pleasures, Diet Coke, I may slowly be killing off vital components of my DNA!  Soda has long been under scrutiny for containing a chemical that prevents the soda from molding and acts [...]

Diabetes Drug Avandia Increases Risk of Heart Attack

Well, we have what may be considered a major failure of the FDA drug approval process on our hands. The popular blockbuster drug called Avandia has been in the news the past few days for causing more than a 40% increase in the risk for heart attacks and also death in patients.

The independent [...]

Chromium In Drinking Water Cancerous

Remember the movie Erin Brockovich?  The movie, which came out in the year 2000, featured Julia Roberts playing the outspoken legal assistant Erin Brockovich. 

It was about a legal battle against a plant called PG&E which became a class action lawsuit, one of epic proportions that set precedents for other large class action suits [...]

Is Alcohol Consumption Beneficial?

Many studies were showing that drinking in moderation was good for a person’s health.  Most of these studies claimed that moderate drinking actually helped to keep your heart and arteries in good condition.  Also, alcohol was noted to be beneficial in decreasing tension.  Now, even newer research is focusing on another area as it [...]