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The Deadly Dangers of Heartburn Drugs

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

It’s even worse than we thought…

In recent years, studies have made it clear that the heartburn drugs that many people pop without thinking can have serious side effects.

We’ve told you how they are associated with weak bones, pneumonia, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, reduced kidney and liver function, and Alzheimer’s.[1] [2]

But a major new study shows that acid-reducing proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have other deadly dangers.

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Never Let Your Dentist Do This…

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Overuse of antibiotics is rampant in the U.S. One study found that at least half of all antibiotics taken outside of a hospital are unnecessary.[i]

Not only do these drugs have serious side effects, but antibiotic overuse has led to drug-resistant superbugs. They now kill about 23,000 Americans every year.[ii]

You might be surprised to learn that dentists are among the most avid antibiotic prescribers.

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The Hidden Cause of Your Stomach Troubles

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

Heartburn…bloating…diarrhea…cramps…gas…constipation…pain…

Some 70 million Americans suffer with these digestive problems every day of their lives.[1]

The worst part is that many of them don’t know what causes it. So they can’t find lasting relief.

Now, a new study shows that a common food additive may be to blame.

Researchers from Australia’s University of Sydney investigated the food additive E171. It’s a whitener that’s used in more than 900 processed foods.

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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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Common Food Additive Stops the Flu Shot From Working

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

Some people seem impervious to the flu. They never get it, even if they don’t get the flu shot.

For others, it’s the opposite. They get the flu despite getting the vaccine.

For years, this variability has been blamed on the unreliability of the flu shot. But a new study shows that another factor may be in play.

It found that a common food additive may stop the flu shot from working.

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Your Doctor’s White Coat Can Make You Sick

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

You’ve probably heard of “white coat hypertension.” That’s when your blood pressure is fine, except when you go to your doctor’s office.

The mere sight of a doctor (in a white coat or not) is enough to cause stress. In turn, this gives you high blood pressure.

Now, a new study shows that the traditional white coat doctors wear can have far more damaging effects on your health.

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