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Is Ebola another false scare?   The news dominating most TV tubes and airways for the last week or so is the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist activities in the Middle East and the virus Ebola spreading through the US. While Ebola should be dealt with respect, that chances of you getting… [Read More]

Clinical Pathways Interferes with Personalized Medicine   The Takeaway First No two people are the same, and the only way to treat disease effectively is to see that there is no one way.  Treatment is usually better when personalized. Standardized Medicine? Dr. Kathy Miller, MD put up a video online last month in which she… [Read More]

 Plastic water exposed to heat can be toxic   Takeaway First Don’t drink water from plastic bottles left in a hot place for a long time. Chemicals in plastics, mainly antimony (Sb) and Bisphenol A (BPA) can leach into any liquid in a plastic bottle according to new research, and those chemicals  can potentially cause… [Read More]

The Risks of Processed Meat A recent  study of over 37,000 Swedish men found that those who ate more than 75 grams per day of processed meat increased their chances of dying from heart failure by almost 250%.  How much is 75 grams?  About the size of a deck of cards. That’s not much. If… [Read More]

Prostate Cancer Survey A recent prostate survey of more that 1400 prostate cancer survivors and partners showed that only 41 percent of men with prostate cancer were referred to an oncologist at some point during their prostate cancer journey. The survey, released by ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer, is the organization’s first patient… [Read More]

Battle of the Fitness Bands, are they worth it?   Yes. Fitness bands can be a massive motivational boost as well as a neat and convenient way to track your training progress.  I personally use a Nike Fuel Band, but I wanted to explore the Internet and find out what people were saying about other… [Read More]

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