Archive for February, 2012

 

Exercise May Help You Avoid Breast Cancer

Posted on February 24th, 2012 by author  |  2 Comments »

Here’s a scary fact: at least one in eight women in the United States is now at risk of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. (link) Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer today, but the good news is that there is a simple activity that can help you avoid this […]

 
 

The Alarming Truth About Calcium Supplements

Posted on February 20th, 2012 by author  |  3 Comments »

Many people take a calcium supplement because they believe that large doses of this mineral help “build” bones and protect against osteoporosis and bone fractures. Taking a calcium supplement may increase bone density, but did you know that this does not necessarily mean that your bones will be optimally healthy? What’s worse, some calcium supplements […]

 
 

Fruit Juices May Put You at Risk of Arsenic Poisoning

Posted on February 13th, 2012 by author  |  1 Comment »

Dr. Joseph Mercola has always warned against consuming unhealthy, processed fruit juices. Here’s another compelling reason to avoid these products: a recent study by Consumer Reports says that the toxic substance arsenic may be found in some fruit juices. After investigating the arsenic and lead levels in apple and grape juice, the researchers discovered that […]

 
 

Australian Parents Are “Forced” To Give ADHD Drugs to Their Children

Posted on February 3rd, 2012 by author  |  31 Comments »

Australian parents who refuse to give medication to children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be forced to give up their kids to child protection services. According to the draft guidelines created by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) expert working group: “Consideration should be given to the ability of the child/adolescent and […]

 
 

Dr. Mercola: Get Rid of Joint Pain with Exercise

Posted on February 1st, 2012 by author  |  14 Comments »

People who experience joint pain often avoid exercise because they believe that it will exacerbate the pain. But did you know that exercise may actually help alleviate this agonizing condition, while being sedentary can worsen it? The Harvard Health Publications reports: ” … limiting your movements can weaken muscles, compounding joint trouble, and affect your […]