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Sunscreen Chemicals Get Into Your Bloodstream… Here’s a Safer Alternative

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning, Skincare by Garry Messick1 Comment

When we put sunscreen on, most of us figure that it provides an outside layer of protection against UV rays. Then, when we get back inside, we can wash it off.

But new research shows that it’s not that simple.

Scientists recently discovered that sunscreen chemicals penetrate your skin and get into your bloodstream.

The study was published in the JAMA Network.

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What Happens When You Skip Breakfast? 2,000 Death Records Reveal the Answer

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Longevity by Garry Messick0 Comments

You’ve heard it before…

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”

Eating breakfast is linked to lower body weight, better cognitive performance, and healthier blood sugar levels.[i]

But it turns out that an early meal has an even more important benefit.[ii]

A new study shows that people who skip breakfast have a much higher risk of dying of heart disease.

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7 Things You Should Throw Away Immediately

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Immune Health, Sexual Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

“Waste not, want not” are wise words…but there are times when you shouldn’t follow them.  

If you hang on to certain items for too long, they can harm your health.

Here are seven things that you should toss before they hurt you:

1. Old sneakers. Paul Langer is a podiatrist and a clinical professor at the University of Minnesota. He points out that the cushioning on athletic shoes deteriorates quickly.

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Men’s Beards Have More Germs Than Dog Fur

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Immune Health, Men's Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Beards are fashionable these days, but there’s stuff lurking in them that can make you sick, a new study found.

The study was published in the journal European Radiology. Researchers took samples from the beards of men and the fur of dogs. They were looking for any dangerous bacteria. They wanted to see if it was safe for people to use the same MRI scanners that dogs are sometimes scanned in.

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Yes, Your ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Can Be Too Low

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Big Pharma, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Mainstream doctors have one message when it comes to “bad” LDL cholesterol: The lower, the better.

That’s why they pump you full of statins, hoping to decrease your LDL readings as low as they possibly can.

But new research shows they may be doing grave damage to your health.

The study was published in the journal Neurology. Scientists looked at the medical records of 27,937 subjects who were enrolled in the Women’s Health Study.

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One Simple Strategy Increases Your Chances of Quitting Smoking by 583%

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Big Pharma has all kinds of products to help you quit smoking…

You can try chewing nicotine gum to reduce cravings. You can wear nicotine patches. Or you can try smoking cessation drugs like Chantix (varenicline) or Zyban (bupropion).

The problem is that none of these methods work very well.

A 2016 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that only 19-27% of smokers can successfully quit using nicotine replacement or medications.

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