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GE foods are illegal

December 9, 2015

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GE foods are illegal by Mary Budinger —    After 15 years of legal investigation, Steven Druker details in his recently acclaimed book, Altered Genes, Twisted Truth, how government intrigue and corporate power have teamed up to ignore the law and give the go-ahead for genetically engineered (GE) crops. He wants us to know that […]

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New harm found from mammograms

October 10, 2015

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New harm found from mammograms by Mary Budinger —  A new study published in the Annals of Family Medicine, titled “Long-term Psychosocial Consequences of False-positive Screening Mammography,” spotlights an underreported harm of mammography breast screening — the very real and lasting trauma associated with a false-positive diagnosis of breast cancer. Researchers found that “Six months […]

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Medical ozone for detoxification

August 17, 2015

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Medical ozone for detoxification by Mary Budinger —  We often hear of ozone in connection with the Valley’s “brown cloud” of air pollution. This type of ozone is full of nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxides and other toxic compounds that are all irritating to the lungs. Medical ozone is a very different creature — a simple […]

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Is your doctor overweight?

July 11, 2015

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Is your doctor overweight? by Mary Budinger —  Doctors are just about as overweight as the rest of us. Latest figures tell us that about 35 percent of Americans are obese. Medscape, part of WebMD Health Professional Network, released the results of their survey “Physician Lifestyle Report 2014.” This survey found that although far fewer physicians […]

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USDA research imposes “a steep cost” on animal welfare

April 21, 2015

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USDA research imposes “a steep cost” on animal welfare by Mary Budinger —  The U.S. government is re-engineering farm animals “to fit the needs of the 21st-century meat industry,” according to an investigation by The New York Times of a little known federal institution tasked to help producers of beef, pork and lamb turn a […]

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The rush to treat prostate cancer

April 10, 2015

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The rush to treat prostate cancer by Mary Budinger Arecent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology (JAMA Oncology) tells us too many men are being treated for prostate cancer. The majority of those men are being hustled into immediately starting radiation treatments that can be unnecessary and toxic. The research […]

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Bone broth — the hot new trend

February 10, 2015

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Bone broth — the hot new trend by Mary Budinger —  Nutrient-dense food and food as medicine — these concepts are generating heated interest with consumers who are looking to reshape their relationship with food and proactively ward off some of today’s biggest health concerns, such as obesity, heart attack, cancer and autoimmune diseases. Bone […]

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What is in your vaccine?

January 1, 2015

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What is in your vaccine? by Mary Budinger —  When you buy food or supplements, there is a label that tells you something about what is in there. But normally the person who injects you with a vaccine or flu shot does not hand you the list of ingredients. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) […]

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Drink soda and grow old

December 15, 2014

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Drink soda and grow old by Mary Budinger — Soda is guilty of fostering myriad health problems, especially diabetes and heart disease. Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco took a deeper look at the mechanism involved and found the sugary beverages make the cells of our immune system age faster. The telomeres were shorter. […]

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End the war on saturated fat

October 23, 2014

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End the war on saturated fat by Mary Budinger —  We have been told for decades that saturated fat increases the risk of heart disease. Saturated fat has been demonized ever since Ancel Keys’s landmark “seven countries” study in 1970. But a key editorial in the British Medical Journal is asking us to “bust the […]

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Coconuts are in vogue again

September 28, 2014

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Coconuts are in vogue again by Mary Budinger —  Coconut oil is “OK” again — and deservedly so. It has been used for thousands of years in traditional diets, and people thrive on it. Unfortunately, it got caught up in the “fat is bad, eat carbs instead” phase that Americans plunged into in the 1970s. […]

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Dr. Abram Ber — an Arizona legend

August 12, 2014

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Dr. Abram Ber — an Arizona legend by Mary Budinger —  With the passing of Dr. Abram Ber in June 2014, Arizona lost one of its great leaders of holistic medicine. He was a born healer who was as generous with his healing gifts as he was with his financial ones. Ber had one of […]

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Preschoolers’ obesity decline misleading

June 21, 2014

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Childhood obesity

Preschoolers’ obesity decline misleading by Mary Budinger —  Obesity rates among American preschoolers have dropped 43 percent in the past decade, according to a recent government study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association. However, researchers also found that obesity prevalence increased among women ages 60 and older. More than 68 percent of […]

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