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Warning Label of the Week: SPLENDA May Cause Huge Weight Gain!

Are you using Splenda as an alternative to sugar or Nutra Sweet, and hoping that going “sugar free” will keep the pounds off? A new study may make you think twice about that decision. (Hint: Body Mass gains of up to 104%. OUCH!)

What I Took For Joint Pain, (Instead of Vioxx)

Let’s say you had knee pain and the doctor told you he had something that would probably make the underlying joint problem worse, has likely killed over 100,000 people, but will relieve the pain. You’d probably want an alternative option. So did I. Here’s what I did instead.

The Disaster of Drug Companies Hiding Negative Studies

Your prescription drugs may be deemed, “safe and effective” by the FDA. But what if the FDA only saw the positive studies on the drugs you’re taking, but none of the negative ones? How safe would you feel if you knew that the negative studies actually outnumbered the positive ones?

Are Cell Phones Dangerous For Your Kids?

It’s an extremely common-sense type of question: Do these devices that are unquestionably emitting radiation cause harm, or are they harmless? Without using the industry’s “research”, and just using your own gut instinct, ask yourself that question.

My 2008 Health Experiment - Diet or Supplements?

Get rid of your symptoms with supplements alone?
Do you try to overcome a bad diet with great supplements? Is that even possible?
My 2008 Health Experiment demonstrates why most people fail to reach their best health ever.

The Wall Street Collapse and Your Health

I worked in the pharmaceutical industry. I saw the house of cards this industry is building with respect to our overall health. One day, I woke up and said, “I just don’t have faith in this anymore,” and I walked away.

Safety Update on Pharmaceutical Drugs

Here’s a quick friendly word of warning for all of you taking pharmaceutical drugs: The FDA issued changes on the safety labeling of fifty-one, (51), drugs during the month of June. That’s fifty-one changes in one month!

WHAT TO DO WHEN DRUG PRICES RISE

According to story in USA Today on August 8th, we should expect prices for certain common pharmaceutical drugs to increase by as much as 1000%. And why wouldn’t they? Who’s going to protest?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What's the difference between paying for medicines vs paying for supplements?

Good question!

This came right after yesterday’s post. “If you really wanted to help that man who was paying $400 for his prescriptions, you wouldn’t just trade his prescription costs for supplement costs. You’d figure out a way to reduce his need for all health costs!”

Pet Food Isn't "People Food"

I’m no expert at pet health except that I try to carry the same basic principles of health from the “people” world over to the pet world… at least sort of. 
I see a lot of companies trying to put carrots and Brussels sprouts and the like in their pet foods.  They’re trying to make [...]

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