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The Secret Epidemic of Hypothyroidism

Most of us don't ever think about our thyroid. This gland is located in the neck and produces hormones that regulate energy metabolism, control protein synthesis, and adjust the body's sensitivity to …

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Pesticides Linked to More Disease

There is growing evidence linking pesticide exposure to thyroid disease.  In a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, researchers followed 16,500 women on farms who were exposed …

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Osteoporosis Risk Factors

Q: What kinds of things might cause me to have a higher chance of getting osteoporosis? A: This is a great question and one that every woman (and an increasing number of men) should know the answer…

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