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Doctors Warn About GM Food Risks

It’s barely been a week since I wrote about the dangers of genetically modified (GM) foods and now the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) has released a strongly-worded warning about the health dangers associated with Frankenfoods. Calling for a moratorium on GM foods, the AAEM says these foods “pose serious health risk.” Stay away … Read more

Link between diabetes and depression

Note: This article was originally published in the e-zine 360boom Evidence is building that depression can trigger diabetes. Don’t get diabetes, it my lead to depression. Don’t get depressed, it may lead to diabetes. A study has demonstrated a relationship between type 2 diabetes and depression; not only can diabetes lead to depression, depression can … Read more

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Better Health: The Upside of Recession

Americans are using more supplements and paying more careful attention to their health in this difficult economic climate, according to the April 20 issue of Time magazine. Time surmises that the economic climate and fear of illness is driving sales of vitamins and other supplements that have risen 8 percent in the past year. The … Read more

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Taming the Stress Monster

From Dr. Hyla Cass and Kathleen Barnes, authors of 8 weeks To Vibrant Health: A Take Charge Plan for Women. It’s almost impossible to exist in today’s world without stress. We all feel it. The pressure of job, home, kids, health, finances go on and on. And now we’re “lucky” enough to have cell phones … Read more

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Antidepressants Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death in Women

Can you die from using antidepressants? Absolutely, according to a large study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. For the first time, scientists have found an alarming link between the use of antidepressant medications and sudden cardiac death in women not previously diagnosed with heart disease. Scientists long-ago documented a link … Read more