According to the L.A. Times, director of the CDC Dr. Tom Frieden sharply criticized U.S. doctors recently for putting people at risk of addiction and overdose through their liberal and unrestrained painkiller-prescribing practices.
A recently filed lawsuit in Kansas marks at least the third in that state, where traditional farmers are hoping to take a stand against the seed-giant Monsanto.
Chocolate can be extremely healthful and beneficial to your health, but before you get carried away with those common candy bars from childhood, understand that the superfood nutritional qualities come from cacao or cocoa, the bitter seeds from which chocolate is made.
A newly released study indicates people who admit to eating the most red and processed meat before a colon cancer diagnosis are more likely to die in the eight years following than cancer patients who ate less red meat. The study is part of a growing body that links red meat with cancers of the digestive system.
It’s important to use your dollar not only to vote, but also to keep yourself healthy. Courtesy of the Non-GMO Project, here is a list of companies who make many or all products without GMOs:
Celery has been used for centuries to treat everything from urinary tract infections to skin conditions, but it is most profoundly useful as a treatment for hypertension. This is due to its high concentrations of a substance called 3-butylphthalide, described by researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Researchers in Japan have recently discovered that vitamin B6 could reduce oxidative stress and protect the very blueprint of your existence, your DNA.
Take a look at 5 July superfoods while we are in the midst of their peak season. Eating in season is one of the best things you can do.
Avocados are so important to our overall health that studies have even found avocado-eaters to be especially healthy. Here is why the health benefits of avocados are some you will not want to miss:
Jeffrey Dach, M.D. says iodine supplementation is the best way to prevent (and even treat) breast cancer. He recommends a daily intake about 100 times that, at 12.5 mcg, which incidentally is the average intake in Japan, where breast, thyroid, and prostate cancer rates are dramatically lower.