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Steroid Drugs Are Far More Dangerous Than Your Doctor Thinks

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Pain Relief by Ambar Jones0 Comments

Millions of Americans go to the doctor every year for back pain, a cough, allergy symptoms, or some other routine kind of inflammation… And they come home with a week’s worth of prednisone or another steroid drug.

Harmless, right?

A major new study finds these frequently prescribed medications are far more dangerous than previously believed.

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Why Eating Organic Helps You Sleep Better

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

Health Watch readers know we’re big fans of eating organic. We’ve told you about research showing chemical-free food is more nutritious, fights cancer, and lowers the risk of Parkinson’s and autism.

Now, a new study finds another reason to go organic… Insecticides on conventionally raised fruits and vegetables can keep you awake at night.1

Researchers from the University at Buffalo looked at the effects on the human body of two chemical insecticides: carbaryl and carbofuran.

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One Word You Never Want to See on Your Shampoo Label

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by INH Research0 Comments

If you look at the labels of personal care products like shampoo, deodorant, or soap, you’ll see a list of ingredients that is very specific. All the items in the product are disclosed…except one.

For decades, federal regulations have let companies hide nasty chemicals by using the catch-all term “fragrance.”

The Food and Drug Administration exempts manufacturers from having to be more specific, even though the “fragrance” in a product might contain synthetic, toxic, or allergy-provoking substances you should know about.

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This Vitamin Is More Effective Than the Flu Shot, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

For years, Big Pharma has been pushing flu shots—and raking in almost $2 billion in annual revenues from them.1

But flu immunizations are mostly ineffective. A review of 51 studies found no evidence that the flu shot was more effective than a placebo. Other studies show the shot doesn’t work for over 80% of adults.2

This season, even the CDC admits the flu shot is lacking.

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Simple Way to Ease Depression: Sit Up Straight

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

Some 10 million Americans suffer from mild to moderate depression.

Now, a new study has found that many of them could get at least some measure of relief simply by improving their posture.

Researchers from the University of Auckland in New Zealand had previously performed studies that showed sitting upright instead of slumped reduces stress.

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Think You Have Asthma? There’s a Good Chance You Don’t

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

It’s a common scenario: A person suffering from a persistent cough or breathing problems goes to the doctor. The doctor observes their symptoms and declares they have asthma.

The patient is put on long-term medication. They are told it will ease their symptoms or stop future flare-ups.

But an alarming new study shows that many of these patients don’t have asthma at all.

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