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Cholesterol Drugs Need Warning Labels for Risk of Memory Loss and Diabetes  FDA Finally Agrees

Over 30 million Americans are currently taking statin drugs to reduce their cholesterol levels but are almost completely unaware that these drugs are also causing diabetes and memory loss in many.

Just last week of this year the FDA announced the need for new warnings for very popular statin drugs such as Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. The new labels will have such warnings that statin drugs will cause hyperglycemia and can increase the risk of diabetes in those who …

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Pasteurized milk linked to cancer reports a Harvard Study

Once again a report has shown us the truth about the milk that we buy from industrial dairies. A Harvard University report has just recently shown that pasteurized milk products from factory farms is causing hormone dependent cancers. The report states that concentrated animal feeding operations model of raising cows on factory owned farms can churn out milk with incredibly dangerous levels of estrone sulfate which is an estrogen compound which has been linked to testicular, breast and prostate cancer in …

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Weight loss drug near FDA approval

The Federal Food and Drug Administration is close to allowing the release of a new weight loss drug, after an advisory panel recommended Qnexa be ruled safe for human consumption. During clinical trials, Qnexa was shown to help weight loss by an average of 10 percent. Along with Qnexa’s success in reducing fat in obese patients, there were noticeable side effects…

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Get “in the moment” on V-Day with farm-to-fork

As sweethearts prepare for their Valentine’s Day dates this year, I’d like to make a dinner date suggestion that is also “in the moment” – farm-to-fork restaurants…

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Top 3 Healthy Valentines Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and getting that perfect gift for your partner can make all the difference in the quality of the entire day. So indulge your special loved one to a gift that will not only be from the heart but also good for their heart.

Here are some good and healthy ideas on what to get your spouse:
Membership to the spa. A good spa offers services that mostly have to do with water and therapy like acupuncture, aromatherapy, body wraps, detox

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TV cooking show Host Jamie Oliver succeeds in stopping McDonalds restaurants from using ammonium hydroxide in your burgers

Ever wonder how fast food can be so cheap? Well Jamie Oliver told all on his television cooking show ‘Food Revolution’. It seems that ammonium hydroxide has been used to convert the fatty off cuts into beef fillers for McDonald’s burgers and since then McDonald has altered is ingredients to avoid lawsuits and loss of revenue. The beef off cuts are generally used for dog and cat food so for McDonalds to include this in burgers meant for humans is awfully nice of then don’t you think? You have to know that…

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Cancer drugs turn tumors into deadlier agents

While chemotherapy probably shrinks or kills tumors they may in the long run be causing malignancies to grow deadly in the outcome. There are various drugs and therapies including radiation and chemotherapy that have been unleashed on these deadly tumors and there is a great concern among many that these can actually be weakening a person’s immune system’s ability to combat them. The concern as to whether dead cancer cells can be triggered to spread to other parts of the body belongs to scientist at the University of

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Careful about that next fast food that you eat

It has been reported in the Journal Environmental Health Perspectives that toxic chemicals are being used to line the wrappers of fast food items and can very easily be absorbed into your bloodstream. The toxic chemical polyfluoroalkyl phosphate is coated into the packaging of microwave popcorn and fast foods and supposedly is supposed to prevent grease and water from leaking through the packaging. The human body metabolizes this chemical and turns it into a toxic chemical called perfluorinated carboxylic acids and is

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FDA bans HCG

FDA bans HCG

The News Wire December 6, 2011

Makers of a controversial weight loss formula got the plug pulled on them by the FDA this week in what is becoming a trend of the federal government to ban homeopathic medicines. Supplements made from the placenta known as HCG were pulled from shelves and internet Websites after the FDA banned their use, citing that there is no factual proof that the supplements work to reduce weight gain as they are advertised. The FDA also said there could be health risks involved if these supplements are taken as suggested by their manufacturers…

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More complaints in the wake of Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse Penn State scandal
Jerry Sandusky former Penn State defensive coach has been hit with more complaints and this time from his own daughter in law.  Mrs. Sandusky has obtained a restraining order that forbids her children (Jerry Sandusky’s grandkids) from sleeping over his home.  Mrs. Sandusky is claiming that Jerry Sandusky abused... Read more