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Radiation Risks to Health

The thought of radiation exposure is the stuff nightmares, and justifiably so. With the release of radiation from the disaster-stricken nuclear complex in Japan, people the globe over have increased f…

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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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How Thyroid Medications Can Harm Your Thyroid

Many people with thyroid disease have trouble getting well. The majority of hypothyroid disease is actually an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto thyroiditis. As an autoimmune disease, Hashimoto th…

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Brittle Nails, Brittle Bones?

Q: My nails just suddenly started breaking all the time about six months ago, and I worry about what's happening to my bones. Is there any correlation between the two things? A: Most likely not. …

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Tired of Being Fat

Q: I have been overweight all my life. I have been trying to lose weight without much happening. I walk a minimum of 1/2 hour a day, eat healthy, drink plenty of water and think positive thoughts. Wha…

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