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Overuse: Doctors Prescribing Antibiotics For The Common Cold

Canadian researchers who aim to prevent harm caused by antitbiotic overuse to protect public health found that nearly half of the Canadian seniors who go to a family doctor leave with a prescription for an unnecessary antibiotic, reported CBC News.

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Compound Found In Broccoli Reduces Brain Damage From Strokes

The pharmaceutical industry is at it again, taking a naturally occurring, freely available and inexpensive commodity, broccoli, and creating a “chemical,” patentable version that they can market and make millions of dollars off of.

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More Sun Is GOOD For You, 16 Reasons to Get More Sun and 4 Safe Ways to Do It

Get better health for free. Learn 20 reasons why you should be getting regular sun exposure for Vitamin D production, your overall health and your happiness.

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Study: Measles Outbreaks Caused By Suppressed Immune Systems, Not Anti-Vaxxers

Measles are making a comeback in the US and parents who don’t vaccinate their kids are often blamed for the revival of this rather harmless disease. A new study found that exposure to air pollution is significantly associated with measles outbreaks.

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VIDEO: How Much Nutrition Knowledge Does the Average Doctor Have?

Think family doctors are experts on what to eat? Get the surprising scoop on what training and nutrition knowledge most doctors receive in medical school and why.

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Watch Out: Coca Cola Paying Celebrity Chefs To Endorse Their Drinks

After experiencing disappointing soda sales figures recently, Coca Cola is now paying celebrity chefs to promote ‘Serve with Coca Cola’ to drive the point across. So watch out, the one beverage that is considered the worst for your health, is getting more endorsements coming to your favorite cooking show.

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Breast Cancer and Antiperspirants

Shaving before applying underarm antiperspirants can increase aluminum absorption. Could this explain the greater number of tumors and the disproportionate incidence of breast cancer in the upper outer quadrant of the breast near the armpit?

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