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New National Study Shows Integrative Medicine Commonly Used to Treat Chronic Health Conditions

PR Newswire MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Seventy-five percent of integrative medicine centers included in a new study about integrative practice reported success treating chronic pain. More than half of centers reported successfully using integrative medicine to treat gastrointestinal … Continue reading

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Babies Sleep Better If They Are Drugged And Vaccinated In The Afternoon

Christina England VacTruth Babies are now being drugged with powerful medications to reduce potential pain and fever before being vaccinated with multiple vaccinations. This is said to aid sleep which according to experts maximizes the vaccines response. Linda Franck and … Continue reading

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Few young women with cancer take steps to preserve fertility during treatments

Jennifer Beal EurekAlert A new study has found that very few young women with cancer take steps to preserve their fertility while undergoing cancer therapy. Also, certain groups of young women are more likely to do so than others. Published … Continue reading

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Sexually Rejected Flies Turn to Booze

Sarah C.P. Williams Science NOW Offer a male fruit fly a choice between food soaked in alcohol and its nonalcoholic equivalent, and his decision will depend on whether he’s mated recently or been rejected by a female. Flies that have … Continue reading

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Statins linked with lower depression risk in heart patients

Steve Tokar EurekAlert Patients with heart disease who took cholesterol-lowering statins were significantly less likely to develop depression than those who did not, in a study by Mary Whooley, MD, a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and … Continue reading

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Do seniors really want to know life expectancy?

Kim Painter USA Today That may not be a question many elderly adults come right out and ask their doctors. But a lot of them would like to know the answer, says Alexander Smith, an assistant professor of geriatrics at … Continue reading

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The bitter taste of sugar prohibition

Rob Lyon Independent On Thursday, high-profile science journal Nature published a commentary by three academics, which argued that sugar is a toxin and that it should be subject to similar kinds of public-health interventions as alcohol. In other words, sugar … Continue reading

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