Prescription drugs bring relief from illness and pain BUT they come with a price...drug dependence and even death have become commonplace in the older population. Can we turn it around or is it too late?
Flu vaccinations have become an annual event in most developed countries, yet flu continues to affect tens of millions of people each year and causes 250,000 to 500,000 deaths worldwide. So, what's wrong? Is the flu virus smarter than us?
Does nonstick pans make our food toxic? With the new anodized products coming out it would seem that there is probably some truth to this claim. The good news is there are alternatives
Pink marketing has added millions of dollars to breast cancer research but breast cancer continues to be a major killer of women worldwide. Is pink marketing better for business or finding the cure?
Insuring every U.S. citizen by 2014 is laudable but not by creating a bigger and more convoluted mess. However, there is a way out and it's next door!
Despite the advent of Obamacare in 2010, most estimates indicate that about 50 million Americans remain uninsured or underinsured or uninsurable. So, why can't the United States insure all its citizens like the rest of the industralized world?
The 'nuke scenario' remains but what about dirty bombs or another 'Fukushima'. Hopefully neither will occur, but the odds are one or the other will happen in our future. Are you prepared?
Artificial sweeteners may be good for us – think about our ongoing battle against diabetes, obesity and tooth decay. But is there a sour – or even a bitter side to these sugar substitutes?
Are Omega-3 fatty acids one of nature's wonder supplements or are we just destroying the fish and the oceans and ultimately ourselves in the quest for health?
Children have ten times the risk as adults for 'Cat Scan caused cancer'. On top of this probably 1/3 of all CT scans are unnecessary. Whenever appropriate ultrasounds and MRIs should be substituted especially in the younger population
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