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Boogers May Be Good for You

Photo Courtesy of:  iStockphoto / Thinkstock If you catch a child with a finger up his nose, you probably discourage it. But could the nasty¯ habit of nose-picking -- and booger-eating -- be more san…

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Massive Attack on GMO Labeling Proposal in California

Photo Courtesy of:Ā  Hemera / Thinkstock Just how much is it worth to chemical giants like Monsanto to make Proposition 37, a bill that would require labeling of genetically engineered food, go away?…

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Is Drinking Soda Worse Than Smoking?

Photo Courtesy Of: Comstock/Thinkstock Soda, which is loaded with sugar primarily in the form of high fructose corn syrup, is a leading contributor to the rising rates of obesity, diabetes, heart di…

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What One Simple Thing Makes Kids Smarter?

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock An extensive review of relevant research has demonstrated that the more physically active schoolchildren are, the better they do academically. Researcher…

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This Food Has 180 Times the Fluoride of Drinking Water

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Jeff Green has been an activist in the movement to eliminate toxic fluoride from your water supply for the past 15 years. With more than 60 percent of U.…

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Is This GMO Chemical Worse than DDT?

Dr. Don Huber is an expert in an area of science that relates to the toxicity of genetically engineered (GE) foods. (Alternative terms for GE foods include "GM" or "genetically modified," and "GMO" or…

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For Clearer Thinking, Avoid Grains

Photo Courtesy Of:  Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you're going …

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Amalgam: Never Do This with Your Teeth

Photo Courtesy Of:  Comstock/Thinkstock After enormous public pressure from scientists, dentists, health professionals, and consumers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) promised to make an …

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Chlorella: Super Detox Supplement

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Have you noticed that practically every day a new story comes out in the media about the toxic side effects of living in the modern world? Chemical and h…

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The Staggering Plight of the Honeybee

Photo Courtsey Of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock Bees have been dying off around the world for more than a decade now, a phenomenon that has been named "Colony Collapse Disorder," or CCD. The U.S. and t…

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