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Fibromyalgia: Disease Or Marketing Ploy?

(AP) Two drugmakers spent hundreds of millions of dollars last year to raise awareness of a murky illness, helping boost sales of pills recently approved as treatments and drowning out unresolved questions – including whether it’s a real disease at all. Key components of the industry-funded buzz over the pain-and-fatigue ailment fibromyalgia are grants – […]

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The WOW Factor

By Dr. Leslie Hewitt What is a miracle? Whatever your belief system is, I think we can all agree that when we live authentically through our own unique gifts we experience an elevated heart-centered reality. Source energy (spirit, love, joy, appreciation, gratitude, and truth) moves through us so powerfully that synchronicity occurs, synergy magnifies, the […]

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Kurtis the Stock Boy and Brenda the Checkout Girl

In a supermarket, Kurtis, the stock boy, was busily working when a new voice came over the loud speaker asking for a carry out at register. Kurtis was almost finished, and wanted to get some fresh air, and decided to answer the call. As he approached the check-out stand, a distant smile caught his eye, […]

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Blueprint For Eliminating Self-Defeating Behaviors

Written By: Dr. Hardy What it is that is keeping you from living life to the fullest? A troubled marriage, perhaps? Anxiety, Depression? A drinking or weight problem? A dead end job? Feeling of inferiority, memories of an unhappy childhood, or guilt over past mistakes that you can’t seem to shake? If you contemplate this […]

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14-Year-Old Hit by Space Meteorite

If you haven’t heard this story, keep reading.  In a bizarre case space of space matter making it’s way to earth, it hit a young man in the hand. Gerrit Blank, 14, was on his way to school when he saw “ball of light” heading straight towards him from the sky. A red hot, pea-sized […]

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Vitamin D Deficit May Trigger MS Risk Gene

Written By: Robert Preidt THURSDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) — A direct interaction between vitamin D and a common genetic variant may affect a person’s risk of multiple sclerosis, according to British and Canadian researchers who also said that vitamin D deficiency while in the womb and early in life may increase the risk of […]

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‘Love handles’ raise death risk

Carrying extra fat around your middle dramatically increases your risk of early death, even if your overall weight is normal, say researchers. A study of almost 360,000 people from nine European countries found waist size a “powerful indicator” of risk. Each extra 2ins (5cm) raised the chance of early death by between 13% and 17%. […]

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9 Healthy Habits That Could Save Your Life

In fact, it’s been estimated that more than 90% of health problems that bring people into the doctor’s office are stress-related!  But while virtually all of us could benefit from adding healthy habits to our lifestyle, it’s harder to begin a new habit than it seems, especially when you’re already over scheduled and over-stressed! The following steps […]

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90% of disease is caused by stress.

By Kathleen Fackelmann, USA TODAY Firefighter Larry Cullison knows on-the-job stress too well. Like the time he and his crew tried — but failed — to rescue a 5-year-old girl from an inferno. Or the day he watched a fireman just one step in front of him plunge to a home’s basement after the floor […]

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Cheat Sheet–12 Food Additives to Avoid

By Jean Weiss for MSN Health & Fitness Whoever coined the term food additives had it all wrong. Including something new in a food doesn’t always add up to more, at least when it comes to your health. Studies that test the safety of additives are based on animal trials. It is difficult to deduce […]

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In Defense of Food–An Eater’s Manifesto (Book Review)

Written By: Dr. Wegmann In Defense of Food” gives you a guided tour of 20th century food science, a history of “nutritionism” in America and a snapshot of the marriage of government and the food industry. And then it steps up to the reason most readers will buy it. and if you care for your […]

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The 10 Dirtiest Foods You’re Eating

1.Chicken The dirt: Never mind cigarettes; the Surgeon General should slap a warning label on chicken. Recent nationwide testing by Consumers Union, the advocacy group behind Consumer Reports, notes that of the 484 raw broilers examined, 42 percent were infected by Campylobacter jejuni, and 12 percent by Salmonella enterides. The latest USDA research notes similar […]

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Chiropractic vs. Swine Flu

With today’s headlines dominated by the swine flu we need to learn more in order to protect ourselves and our families. The 1918 Flu killed an estimated 40 million people world wide. I pray this outbreak does not reach that proportion. I cannot comprehend the psychological impact of death on this scale in society today. […]

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America’s Worst Supermarket Foods

Written By: David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding From the produce section to the frozen-food aisle, the modern-day market is loaded with 50,000 food choices, all vying for your hard-earned money. That’s why we created the Eat This, Not That! Supermarket Survival Guide, the brand-new follow-up to our national bestselling nutrition books that will help you cut […]

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Top 10 Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol

When it comes to education and testing, greater numbers amount to greater success, but when it comes to cholesterol the higher the score the worse you often are. Cholesterol is required to build and maintain cell membranes, but a score of over 200 begins to lead to the potential for complications from stroke, heart attack, […]

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