Author Archives: Lori Alton, staff writer

Rare, polio-like disorder affecting kids in the U.S.A.

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(NaturalHealth365) A polio-like, paralyzing disease has stricken hundreds of children across the country – leaving parents worried, and medical investigators baffled. Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, has appeared in 34 states to date, with the latest outbreak – involving six children – taking place in Minnesota. Since August 2014, when the increasing incidence of AFM became apparent, the U.S. Centers ... Read More »

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Antioxidant NEWS: Quercetin and vitamin C taken together more effective against cancer and heart disease

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(NaturalHealth365) There’s no doubt about it: scientific studies on quercetin have generated an undeniable “buzz” among mainstream and natural healers alike – and the excitement centers around the natural compound’s healing properties.   A flavonoid found in fruits and vegetables, quercetin is being credited with potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties – as well as the ability to combat such life-threatening conditions ... Read More »

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Destroy parasites, fights cancer and reduces IBS symptoms with the help of wormwood

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(NaturalHealth365) As creepy as it is to think that we may be harboring unseen, unknown organisms in our gastrointestinal tracts, the truth is: intestinal parasites are fairly common. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 13 percent of the United States population may have been exposed to the Toxocara parasite at some point in their ... Read More »

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Most dangerous drugs to cause kidney damage and best nutrients for kidney health

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(NaturalHealth365) Acute renal failure – a sudden loss of kidney function due to kidney damage – occurs when the kidneys can no longer effectively filter waste products from the blood. Incidence of acute kidney failure is soaring nationwide, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting that rates of hospitalization for the condition have doubled since 2000. In ... Read More »

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Discover a common cause of poor digestion and nutrient absorption

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(NaturalHealth365) Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, affects 15 to 30 percent of the American population, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.  It (almost) goes without saying that poor digestion is a core reason for most chronic health problems. And, while pharmaceutical drugs may offer temporary relief of symptoms, they can feature toxic side effects ... Read More »

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Avoid liver problems and cancer by getting enough vitamin D into your body

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(NaturalHealth365) Liver problems are increasing by leaps and bounds in the United States, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that 3.5 million Americans now have hepatitis C.  In fact, an estimated 41,200 new cases were reported in 2016 alone. In addition, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become a pandemic, affecting between 20 and 30 ... Read More »

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Proper vitamin C levels reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and poor metabolic function

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), two out of three adults in the United States are overweight or obese – and a staggering 100 million plus have diabetes or prediabetes.  In addition, 15 to 20 percent of Americans over age 65 suffer with mild cognitive impairment (a slight, but noticeable, decline in memory and thinking ... Read More »

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Medication ALERT: Cholesterol lowering drugs cause heart disease

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(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in every four people die of heart disease in the United States every year.  And, coincidentally (or not?), that same ratio are taking cholesterol lowering drugs like, Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. These medications are promoted as ‘the answer’ for high cholesterol levels.  And, most heart patients are ... Read More »

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Stunning cancer research: How modified citrus pectin blocks tumor growth

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(NaturalHealth365) Can modified citrus pectin affect the growth of cancer cells? And, if so (in a positive way), why isn’t this front page news?!  Let’s take a closer look. Prostate cancer is currently the most common non-skin cancer among men in the United States, with over 172,000 men diagnosed with the disease in the year 2014 alone. Although prostate cancer ... Read More »

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Low levels of coenzyme Q10 linked to increased risk of melanoma metastasis

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(NaturalHealth365) Melanoma, a type of skin cancer that develops in melatonin-producing cells, is relatively easy to cure if diagnosed early. However, once it has spread to other parts of the body (metastasized), it can be deadly.  Sadly, most people diagnosed with melanoma never hear about a study which links low levels of coenzyme Q10 to an increased risk of melanoma ... Read More »

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Avoid the flu and common cold symptoms by consuming these probiotics

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(NaturalHealth365) In a common misconception, many people think of the flu as nothing more than a nuisance – an annoying cough-fest that can make one feel miserable, but does no real harm. In other words, nothing to worry about…right? Actually, that’s wrong!  Rather than being harmless, influenza can exact a deadly toll, particularly in older adults, very young children and ... Read More »

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How milk thistle protects your liver from toxic chemicals

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(NaturalHealth365) According to a 2005 report issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) screened over 2,500 Americans for 148 industrial chemicals – and found significant amounts of these chemicals in the blood of every person tested.  Not some people – every body!  Which is why today’s news about milk ... Read More »

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