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Prescription prevents HIV spread

Insurer Says Clients on Daily Pill Have Stayed H.I.V.-Free Partners of HIV positive spouses and sex workers rejoice! Truvada seems effectiv…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Sep 3, 2015

Mild hypertension + coffee = heart attack risk

Coffee linked with increased cardiovascular risk in young adults with mild hypertension If you have mild hypertension, it's a good idea to…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Aug 30, 2015
Reply by Gerald Payne

Fish oil diet promotes lean-enhancing gut bacteria

Fish oil-diet benefits may be mediated by gut microbes ... saturated lipids in lard affect gut microbial composition to promote obesity and…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Aug 30, 2015
Reply by Randall Smith

My digital scales were lying to me!

I'm still on the Atkins diet, and have lost 31 pounds of fat in 70 days.  I’m halfway to my goal! I weigh myself every morning, and try to…

Started by Idaho Spud

11 Aug 21, 2015
Reply by Idaho Spud

A caution about Omega-3 enhanced products

Big Food Wants You to Believe These 7 Products Are Healthy  ... food corporations jumped on the bandwagon and began adding omega-3s to thei…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Aug 3, 2015
Reply by Randall Smith

Probiotics in dairy work

New research indicates that probiotics in a dairy medium work against gut inflammation, while dairy alone or probiotic supplements alone do…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 19, 2015

Safe plastic NOT

Turns out all phthalates give you high blood pressure, obesity, and insulin resistance. Argh!. I'd read years ago that Saran Wrap was safe…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Jul 10, 2015
Reply by Plinius

Pesticides on produce.

“May 2015” Consumer Reports magazine said: Should I skip conventionally grown produce?  No. The risks of pesticides are real, but the myr…

Started by Idaho Spud

2 Apr 5, 2015
Reply by Randall Smith

Prevent Dementia with your diet

New study postulates the role of dietary advanced glycation end products in the risk of Alzheimer's disease image source That yummy golden…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

8 Mar 23, 2015
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Beware kitchen towels

Towels top kitchen contamination hazards list Guilty here!  I often used kitchen towels two or even three days. No more waiting until it lo…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Mar 20, 2015
Reply by Plinius

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