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Exercise: A Secret Weapon Against Disease?

Photo Courtesy Of:  Thinkstock/Comstock Not just one, but two recent studies have concluded that watching TV can have serious repercussions. If you're over the age of 25, every hour spent in front of…

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The Science Behind Raw Milk

Please understand that I do not recommend drinking pasteurized milk of any kind – ever. Because once milk has been pasteurized it’s more or less “dead,” and offers little in terms of real nutritiona…

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Imposed Consequences For Opting Out of Vaccinations?

If you have been a new parent over the last two decades, then you have likely wrestled with the vaccine and immunization issue. The issue being the lingering question of how safe are vaccines and how …

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Autism: More Common Than We Thought?

By Jenn Savedge, MNN There is no doubt that the number of children diagnosed with autism has increased dramatically over the last few years. Is it because more children are actually autistic …

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Are You Toxic from Mercury?

“Mercury exposure and toxicity is a prevalent and significant public health threat,” according to physicians Drs. Mercola and Klinghardt.  A well-established neurotoxin—a substance that is damaging to…

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It’s Official. We Are All Contaminated

"What I would like to see is a huge public outcry demanding clean air, clean water, clean food. For people to say, NO! Pollution is intolerable and we won't allow it anymore." Dr. Wally Burnstein …

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Living Near Freeway May Increase Autism

Results from the Childhood Autism Risks from Genetics and the Environment (CHARGE) Study published in Environmental Health Perspectives recently, found an association between living near a freeway and…

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To Vaccinate Your Child, Or Not?

Donna Curless’s three children were born and spent their early years in Brick Township, a mid-size, middle income New Jersey city whose rate of children with autism (one in 160) then seemed so off t…

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Do Toxins Cause Autism?

It took a few thousand years for us to realize the severity of lead poisoning, although the signs were certainly there: "crazy as a painter" was a catch phrase rooted in the demented behavior of l…

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Autism Retracted: Pointing Fingers Towards a Cure

There has long been a purported link between childhood vaccines (specifically the MMR vaccine) and autism. While the vast majority of parents in the United States still continue to vaccinate their chi…

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