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    Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Nearly Double Over the Past Two Decades

    Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public... Read more

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    FDA OKs Merck Tablet to Reduce Grass Allergies

    Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration has approved its new tablet for grass allergies, Grastek, for patients five to 65 years old... Read more

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    Nebraska Boy Gets His Wish: Skydiving in Colorado

    Seven-year-old Max Vertin has a disease that is weakening his muscles, but not his imagination. Make-A-Wish Colorado says Max, who loves to pretend to fly... Read more

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    Ultimate Warrior Died From Cardiovascular Disease

    Authorities in Phoenix say former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died of cardiovascular disease. Maricopa County spokeswoman Cari Gerchick says that’s the finding from an... Read more

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    Vitamin D Deficiency Contributes to Poor Mobility Among Severely Obese People

    Among severely obese people, vitamin D may make the difference between an active and a more sedentary lifestyle, according to a new study published in... Read more

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    Health Panel Holds Firm on Electronic Cigarettes

    -cigarette users say they will continue their fight against a ban of the devices in public places, even though their effort Tuesday before the Hancock... Read more

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    Former Iowa Woman Suffers ‘Face Blindness’

    Tara Fall, of Menifee, Calif., can see just fine following a stroke she suffered some years earlier. She just can’t recognize faces; not even those... Read more

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    The Pure Cure: How to Free Your Life From Dangerous Toxins

    By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News Poring down the rabbit hole of knowledge on issues related to natural health, the environment and toxic... Read more

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    Dr Oz Espouses Sugar-free Detox Diet for Weight Loss; Calls Sugar a ‘Drug’

    Dr. Mehmet Oz explored a sugar-free detox diet for weight loss, saying that sugar is an extremely addictive substance. “It’s a dangerous drug destroying your... Read more

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    ‘Hangry’ Spouses With Low Blood Sugar More Likely To Argue, Voodoo Dolls Confirm

    Although “hangry” is often thrown around as a playful slang, the new findings show that the portmanteau isn’t always a joke. “We found that being... Read more

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    To Be an Organ Donor, Specific Attitudes Trump General Support, Study Finds

    Most Americans say they support the idea of organ donation, yet fewer than half of eligible donors ever register, national polls show. That may be... Read more

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    Monsanto GMO Corn Detected in Bodies of Pregnant Woman?

    A viral Facebook photo claiming that the first Monsanto direct-to-consumer genetically modified corn was detected in the bodies of pregnant women has been circulating for... Read more

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    Hormone Seems to Connect Depression, Memory Loss

    Past research has long indicated that depression is a big risk factor for memory loss in aging adults. But it is still unclear exactly how... Read more

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    Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola (Video)

    In my video, Treating Kidney Failure Through Diet, I profiled research suggesting that the use of a plant-based diet for patients with kidney failure would... Read more

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    Top 10 Most Unhealthy, Cancer-Causing Foods – Never Eat These Again!

    By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News The statement “everything causes cancer” has become a popular hyperbole, and one that some people use as... Read more

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    Surge in Babies Born Without Brains in Washington State

    By J.D. Heyes, contributing writer to Natural News There is something seriously wrong in the fertile Yakima Valley region of Washington. A surging number of... Read more

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    Doctors Using Google Glass

    Doctors Using Google Glass It’s the wave of the future — and Google Glass has a big role in it. Doctors have a new tool... Read more

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    25% of Colorado Foster Kids on Psychotropic

    A University of Colorado analysis found that more than 25 percent of Colorado’s foster children in 2012 were prescribed psychotropic drugs and that about half... Read more

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    Many West Virginia Schools Already Meet Breakfast Mandate

    Many West Virginia public schools have changed the way they serve breakfast to students ahead of a requirement that goes into effect in September. The... Read more

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    Young Doctors Still Pulled to Specialties

    Despite nationwide efforts to encourage medical students to pursue primary-care specialties like pediatrics and internal medicine, most University of Maryland School of Medicine graduates are... Read more