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Is Your Doctor Making You Sick?

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning, Immune Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Primum non nocere is a Latin phrase that means, “First, do no harm.”

It’s the basic principle that medical professionals the world over are supposed to follow. It’s meant to remind physicians not to cause patients undue harm.

But new research shows that’s exactly what many doctors are doing.

It’s crucial for health professionals to make sure they aren’t spreading germs from patient to patient.

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An Egg Every Day Is Perfectly Safe for Your Heart

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Eat eggs without guilt…even if you have heart problems, high cholesterol, or diabetes.

That’s the message from a new study that debunks warnings from mainstream doctors that we shouldn’t eat eggs. 

For decades, conventional physicians have been telling us that eggs are one of the worst foods for your heart. They raise cholesterol, they said. They increase the risk of heart attack, they said. 

This turns out to be complete bunk. 

The research comes from the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University and Health Sciences.

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Never Eat This Oil

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

When it comes to food oils, we have a confusing array of choices when we go to the grocery store. 

Olive oil… corn oil… canola oil… peanut oil… soybean oil… sunflower oil… safflower oil…and many others. 

Which ones should you be eating?

A new study shows that the most widely consumed oil may also be the unhealthiest.[i] 

In 2015, researchers from the University of California, Riverside gave mice soybean oil.

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8 Weird Pooping Habits Explained by Science

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Gut Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Everyone poops, but no one wants to talk about it.

As a result, we know surprisingly little about this everyday activity.

So here are the explanations for eight weird pooping habits you’ve probably wondered about.

  1. Why does coffee make you poop? Research shows 30% of people feel the urge after drinking their morning java.[i]

    Coffee stimulates your colon. This may be due to its chlorogenic acid content.
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The Hidden Danger of Sunscreen Chemicals

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Skincare by Garry Messick0 Comments

Most of us slather sunscreen on our bodies without giving it a second thought. 

We figure we’re being diligent by avoiding sunburn. And after the sunscreen has done its job and we shower it off, it’s gone. 

Except it’s not. 

A new study shows that our bodies absorb alarming amounts of sunscreen chemicals. 

The research was conducted by the FDA. Scientists had 48 healthy volunteers use one of four sunscreen sprays or lotions.

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These 5 Healthy Habits Give You 7-10 Extra Years of Disease-Free Life

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Longevity by Garry Messick0 Comments

A major new Harvard study found that you can gain up to 10 years of lifespan, free of cancer, heart problems, and diabetes if you practice five healthy habits.[i] 

Researchers released their findings after tracking 111,000 people for up to 34 years. 

The scientists found that women can add 10 years of healthy life and men seven. 

The life-extending healthy habits are:

  1. Regular exercise.
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