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Infection risk: The surprising places in hospitals loaded with unwanted germs

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(NaturalHealth365) When you’re admitted to the hospital, the hope is that by discharge you’re better off than when you arrived. Unfortunately, your mere presence in a healthcare facility increases your risk of exposure to harmful pathogens and infection. As you may know: All healthcare facilities have clearly defined infection control policies with the goal of promoting disease ‘prevention.’  But, their effectiveness isn’t always so clear – especially ... Read More »

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Breast milk offers natural protection from bacterial infections

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(NaturalHealth365) A new study out of Vanderbilt University has determined a complex mixture of proteins, sugars and fats in breast milk offers effective protection against a range of bacterial infections in nursing babies. The researchers found the benefits of breastfeeding to be remarkable including, the delivery of antibacterial substances – which are not present in infant formula and other alternatives ... Read More »

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Chronic disease caused by undiagnosed oral infections

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(NaturalHealth365) For about a century now, prominent researchers have been attesting to the fact that an alarming number of incidents of chronic disease are the result of periodontal disease, dental infections and other oral health problems. These researchers have included such esteemed names as Westin Price, DDS, Charles Mayo, MD and Martin Fischer, MD. Truth be told: oral infections, particularly ... Read More »

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Top scientists clueless about the immune system and how to avoid infection

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(Naturalhealth365) Why do some people become ill after exposure to pathogens, while others are able to ward off infection? A new French study — designed to examine how environmental and genetic factors affect the immune system – was intended to shed light on the complex subject of immune variation. But, its conclusions have left some natural health experts deeply underwhelmed. ... Read More »

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Ascorbic acid is a potent antioxidant that fights infection, according to the U.S. government

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(Naturalhealth365) With the rise of “superbugs” such as MRSA, antibiotic resistance has been deemed a public health crisis by the World Health Organization – and claims 23,000 lives a year in the United States alone. Amazingly, the key to defeating this – and other – serious threats to health (including sepsis, pneumonia, drug-resistant tuberculosis and even  cancer) could very well ... Read More »

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Antibiotics for dental procedures linked to serious and potentially deadly infection

(NaturalHealth365) The overuse of antibiotics is already at an alarming level – worldwide. It is resulting in the creation of pathogens called “superbugs” – that are resistant to many antibiotics prescribed today; killing off friendly bacteria in the gut and weakening the overall strength of the immune system. Now, new evidence is showing that the prescription of antibiotics by dentists ... Read More »

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Digestive system infection can be eliminated with 6 all-natural remedies

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 25 million Americans will suffer from an ulcer at some point in their lives. Conventional medicine used to hold stress and spicy foods responsible for these painful erosions in the stomach lining, but experts now say that the vast majority of ulcers are actually caused by infection ... Read More »

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Papaya leaf juice successfully used for anemia, viral infections and overall good blood health

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(NaturalHealth365) For thousands of years, herbal medicine extracted from herbs and plants (like papaya) has been a key pillar of Ayurvedic (Indian), Chinese, European and Native American medicine – not to mention a host of other traditional medicine systems. And while medicine as a field has evolved and many of these herbal remedies have gone mainstream – extracted, processed, packaged, ... Read More »

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Bartonella disease: A misunderstood vector-borne infection, similar to Lyme disease

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported yearly.  As only a small fraction of cases actually gets reported, the agency adds that the actual incidence of this disease in likely much higher. On top of that, emerging studies show that Bartonella disease, a vector-borne infection – often described ... Read More »

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Suberbugs, viral infections and chronic disease solutions at the Immune Defense summit, FREE and Online event starts July 24

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(NaturalHealth365) The evolution of superbugs that can resist modern antibiotics has led the World Health Organization to classify antibiotic resistance as a “global public health” crisis – one that is worsening by the day. In addition, we are besieged daily with environmental toxins in the air, food, water, and even our own bodies – including mercury in fish and dental ... Read More »

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Antibiotic resistance: Routine surgeries and minor infections projected to become life-threatening

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(NaturalHealth365) Drug-resistant infections claim close to 700,000 lives worldwide every year – a shocking figure. Yet experts say this is only the beginning. If the crisis is not addressed, the toll is expected to rise to over 10 million lives a year by 2050 – more than the lives annually lost to cancer. Make no mistake – this is a ... Read More »

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Vitamin D proven to protect against respiratory infections

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(NaturalHealth365) Adequate vitamin D levels are critical to immune system health and a range of other health areas.  In fact, science clearly suggests that maintaining proper levels can help us to avoid dementias like, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. This essential vitamin is best produced by exposing the body to the sun and can help to keep our muscles and bones ... Read More »

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