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Why Does The Government Approve of Gruesome Images on Cigarette Packs and Not Cosmetics, Alcohol or Junk Food?

Marco Torres preventdisease.com There is a shameful double standard that exists at the expense of smokers. We all know smoking is bad for our health and that modern-day cigarettes are the equivalent of cancer on a stick. Smokers know it … Continue reading

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DNA-Destroying Chip Being Embedded Into Mobile Phones

Before It’s News According to Dr. Boian Alexandrov at the Center for Nonlinear Studies at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, terahertz (THz) waves destroy human DNA. The waves literally unzip the helix strand. Now a team of technologists … Continue reading

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Meet the Frackers – USA

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures March 2012 As oil stocks run low extracting oil from shale, or fracking, is the energy buzz of the year.It’s happening worldwide, and in the USA in 34 states. But with environmental and health risks, is … Continue reading

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Poland withdraws tons of food containing industrial salt

Press TV Polish health authorities have ordered recall of more than 230 thousand tons of pickles, bread and other food suspected of containing industrial salt. The withdrawn foods include vegetables that are preserved in salts, like pickles, sauerkraut and beets … Continue reading

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Survey Shows Less Than One in Five Infants Receive Critical First-Year Eye Exam

PR Newswire ST. LOUIS, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Most Americans are unaware that one in 10 infants in the U.S. has an undetected vision problem which, if left untreated, can lead to developmental delays, permanent vision problems and in … Continue reading

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New Research Shows C-Section Not Always Best for Babies

PR Newswire DALLAS, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The widely-held assumption that a cesarean delivery has no health risks for the baby is being challenged today by new research that found the procedure did not help some preterm babies who … Continue reading

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Soda Damages Your Heart, Contains Carcinogenic Ingredients

Source: Natural Society Soda is one of the most popular soft drinks of our time. Unfortunately, along with the increased popularity comes a number of increased health risks. Most sodas contain very large quantities of sugar. This sugar often comes … Continue reading

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Report rips indoor tanning outlets for misleading teens

Source: USA Today A Congressional report out today rips the indoor tanning industry for targeting teen girls in its advertising and downplaying health risks. Update at 10:47 a.m.:John Overstreet, executive director of the Indoor Tanning Association, tells USA TODAY that … Continue reading

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Dangers of Feminine Hygiene Products that Every Woman Needs to Know

Source: Mercola Many women have heard of toxic shock syndrome (TSS), a rare bacterial infection that can lead to a potentially fatal drop in blood pressure (shock) and organ damage, and most associate it with the use of tampons — … Continue reading

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Something you’re not telling us? TSA workers to wear monitoring devices to test if scanners have dangerous levels of radiation

Source: Daily Mail Airport security officers are to be monitored for exposure to dangerous levels of radiation from the controversial scanners which are used to screen passengers before flights. The Transport Security Administration’s decision to give radiation-measuring devices to security … Continue reading

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