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Using This to Clean Your House Is Like Smoking a Pack a Day

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

It’s a nice feeling to have freshly scrubbed floors, sparkling windows, spotless bathrooms, and dust-free shelves.

But a major study has found that a clean house can mean terrible lung health.[1]

The chemicals in commercial cleaning sprays can be so damaging to your lungs that using them regularly can be the equivalent of smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, according to the research.… Read More

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Never Let a Doctor Do This to Your Knees

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

Each year doctors perform a procedure on tens of thousands of seniors that is supposed to make them able to walk better and live without pain.

But study after study shows it’s a sham. There’s overwhelming evidence it doesn’t work at all. It’s no better than a placebo.

A major review concludes that despite the damning findings, surgeons continue to reap billions in revenues by performing meniscectomies on unsuspecting patients.… Read More

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Surgical Centers: The Deadly Dangers They Don’t Tell You About

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These are boom times for surgical centers.

The first ones opened in 1970. They were low-cost alternatives to hospitals for minor surgeries. They were places to go for routine outpatient procedures. Things like colonoscopies or cataract removal.

But today, they’ve become a huge business. They now outnumber hospitals. There are more than 5,600 across the country. And in the quest for profits, they have started doing more complicated surgeries, like delicate spinal procedures.… Read More

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Why Standing Desks Aren’t Healthier

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

You’ve probably heard the health mantra “Sitting is the new smoking.”

The phrase was coined by Mayo Clinic researcher Dr. James Levine a few years ago after studies he conducted showed that sitting for

prolonged periods is one of the worst things you can do for your health.[1]

His research showed it leads to obesity, heart disease, and other serious conditions.… Read More

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7 Surprising Places Germs Lurk

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

The pandemic has made us all more worried about germs.

Most of us know the basics…

We should be wary of touching things like shopping cart handles, door knobs, ATM buttons, gas pump handles, and surfaces in public bathrooms.

But studies have found that germs can lurk in unlikely spots…places we might never think would hold cold, flu. or COVID-19 viruses.… Read More

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Beware of the “July Effect”

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

Only about 11% of surgeries are considered “emergencies” that have to be performed immediately. With the other 89%, there is some flexibility on when they can be scheduled.[1]

But if you are considering having a procedure in July, perhaps you should reconsider.

It’s because of something researchers have dubbed the “July Effect.”[2]

July is the month medical residents fresh out of med school typically start their new jobs.… Read More