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Onions are an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer and pro-heart powerhouse that come in various colors and types. Here are five of the vegetable's important contributions to health
Study finds first evidence linking exposure to household chemicals to changes in the gut health of children
New research shows that the transition to retirement is marked by a sharp rise in sedentary time, which is likely to be sustained for at least two years and bring about a range of health risks and disorders
Bisphosphonate drugs are a go-to treatment for osteoporosis, but they come with a significant risk of triggering an atypical femoral fracture, especially if you use them for more than five years. Their use is controversial, particularly because bone mineral density is not an accurate measure of bone strength and fracture risk
Documents obtained from Moderna reveal that the so-called vaccine being peddled by the company is actually an 'operating system'
Prescription drugs kill nearly fifteen times as many Americans per year than the casualty toll of domestic terrorist attacks from over thirteen years combined, but still natural alternatives are suppressed and maligned despite a growing body of evidence supporting their far greater safety and efficacy
Want to keep your brain sharp as you age? Exercising for as little as 10 minutes a few times per week can help stop mental decline in its tracks
A review of data from 87 regions worldwide found that in about 98% of the comparisons, there was no evidence that lockdowns reduced the number of COVID-19 deaths
When bacteria from your mouth enter your lungs, it's linked to advanced-stage lung cancer and tumor progression, a finding that raises serious questions about the long-term use of face masks, which could potentially accelerate this process. A retired pathologist also called for research into face masks' effects on nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal bacterial flora
Feeling more stressed than usual? If so, getting enough sleep is essential for keeping unwanted thoughts from hijacking your mind
Are you looking forward to a romantic evening with your favorite person? Exploring the benefits of these all-natural aphrodisiacs could help warm up your celebration by lighting a fire within!
Children 2 years old and under who take antibiotics are at a bigger risk for childhood-onset chronic diseases such as asthma, allergies, obesity and ADHD, underscoring yet again the need for the prudent use of antibiotics, as they affect the gut microbiome early in life
Preventing COVID-19 deaths has been elevated to a "sacred value" in society, such that those who question pandemic restrictions are morally condemned while deaths, abuses of power and public shaming that occur in the name of "preventing COVID" are deemed acceptable
Short bursts of physical exercise may induce changes in your body's level of metabolites related to cardiometabolic and heart health and long-term wellness, yet again proving the far-reaching benefits of exercise even with a shorter time investment
In March 2020, the CDC changed the way COVID-19 deaths are reported on death certificates, resulting in a dramatic -- and possibly illegal -- inflation of fatalities that drove restrictive public health policies threatening health freedom
The most in-depth analysis to date confirms the importance of omega-3 fats for heart health. If fatty fish is not a regular part of your diet, you may need to consider supplementing omega-3 fatty acids to keep your heart happy and healthy
Findings highlight the pro- or anti-inflammatory potential of the food you eat, particularly in promoting or fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke. Yellow vegetables, green leafy vegetables, coffee, tea and even red wine appear particularly beneficial
Does coffee help you get through the day? If so, you may be poised to live a longer, healthier life thanks to these truly magical beans
A German study involving over 25,000 children reveals that major negative impacts on the physical, psychological, and behavioral health of children may be far more widespread than reported in the media and by government officials -- affecting approximately 68% and contributing to 24 distinct health complaints, according to parent submitted observations.
Discover the bitter truth about high-sugar diets, particularly in how they may be triggering ADHD and aggressive behaviors by overactivating the fructose pathway, a mechanism nature may have intended to be used for energy storage and survival
Consuming too many sugar-laden treats during the holiday season has been linked to various metabolic, inflammatory and biological processes associated with depression
Think skipping your nightly dental care routine is no big deal? The results of a recent study linking gum health to inflammatory diseases like heart disease may convince you to never skip oral hygiene again
Fermented foods such as kimchi may be one key to preventing obesity. A June 2020 study evaluated whether the Lactobacillus sakei bacteria derived from the Korean delicacy can cause weight loss in obese individuals, with promising results
Running on empty this holiday season? Here are the top seven ways to de-stress, beat holiday stress and slide into the New Year feeling your best
Cranberries aren’t just a staple of Thanksgiving dinners and holiday feasts for their beautiful red color and tart deliciousness. Their polyphenols and other bioactive components also make them a potent antiviral, antibacterial and whole body health powerhouse
You've probably heard about the microbiome, but what about the myco-biome? You play host to trillions of bacteria, but it turns out the fungi in your gut may also play a role in cognitive decline
Consuming fruits and vegetables every day can keep your heart beating, quite literally, with mounting research connecting low fruit and vegetable intake with an increased incidence of cardiovascular deaths. These study findings can save lives, as heart disease remains the top killer across the globe
Go and drink that cup or two of organic coffee or tea. An October 2020 study has linked drinking four or more cups of green tea every day, combined with two or more cups of coffee, with a 63% lower risk of death in Type 2 diabetes patients
You don't have to sabotage your health when you indulge in festive treats -- just focus on picks from this short-list of healthy (and delicious) holiday eats!
Have you ever wished that someone’s cancer would magically disappear? For dozens, maybe hundreds of patients each year, this is exactly what happens. It’s called spontaneous regression, and it has medical science baffled
In research from Washington State University, cannabis led to reductions in compulsions by 60% and anxiety by 52%, with higher doses and greater CBD concentrations associated with greater benefits for obsessive-compulsive disorder
Think energy healing is “woo-woo”? A study out of Yale University shows that Reiki may provide benefits to heart attack patients that are comparable to beta-blockers
9/11, as we were told repeatedly in the days, weeks, and months after the attack, was the day that changed everything. And now a new event has come along to once again throw the world into chaos. But whereas the post-9/11 era introduced America to the concept of homeland security, the COVID-19 era is introducing the world to an altogether more abstract concept: biosecurity. This is the story of the COVID-911 security state.
Turmeric extract, when combined with gingerols in ginger and piperine in black pepper, shows promise for addressing osteoarthritis, with results similar to those achieved by a common anti-inflammatory medication
Genevieve Briand, assistant program director of the Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, critically analyzed the effect of COVID-19 on U.S. deaths using data from the Centers for Disease Control, only to find that there appear to be no excess deaths from COVID-19 in 2020, and that the data has been presented in a misleading fashion
Too stressed to meditate? A new treatment combining hypnosis with mindfulness has delivered promising results and may be a faster, easier way to chill out than traditional meditation
If current events are generating increased feelings of anxiety for you, research shows that yoga may be all you need to restore balance and calm to your life
It's that time of year, when "pumpkin spice" becomes ubiquitous for everything from coffee to the candle burning on your bedside table. Let's take a closer look at the warmly aromatic spice blend that has become synonymous with fall
More than just a celebrated autumn fruit, pumpkin provides a wealth of health benefits, including reducing the risk of chronic diseases, facilitating wound healing and providing cardiovascular protection
Do you suffer from chronic lower back pain? You don’t need addictive painkillers when you learn to stimulate your body’s self-healing pressure points
Fancy a spot of tea? According to a first-of-its-kind study on tea and brain health, saying “Yes!” may help your brain work better and stay younger, longer
Want a simple way to boost your brain power, heart health, digestion, disease resistance and energy level? If that all sounds too good to be true, it's time you got acquainted with the top five traditional, fermented antiaging foods
A study of 6,000 Danes was set to reveal whether wearing a face mask actually reduces the risk of COVID-19. The only problem is leading medical journals are refusing to publish the data, and the study's lead author hinted it's because they're not "brave enough" to do it
Social media fact-checking organizations are not the independent public health watchdogs they’re made out to be. Fact checkers for Facebook are funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which has given more than $250 million in grants to steer media outlets
Do you worry about loss of bone and muscle as you age? Science shows that basic lifestyle interventions can reverse this trend and may even help stop it before it starts
Berries aren’t called superfoods for nothing. A review covering 336 scientific articles on these fruits has shown that berry consumption can go a long way in preventing and managing Type 2 diabetes and its complications
Moringa oleifera is a traditional plant celebrated for its range of health uses, from treating skin disorders to curbing disease-causing inflammation. Here's a closer look at this plant, of which leaf extracts show the highest antioxidant activity of all its parts
Omega-3 fatty acids are known to be good for heart health, but did you know that in high doses they may also slow cognitive decline?
Think you need to pound the pavement in order to obtain the benefits of exercise? Studies show yoga may be just as good as aerobics when it comes to maintaining a healthy brain
A just-accepted manuscript details an exciting new development in the fight against antibiotic resistance -- and underscores another peer-reviewed win for plant-based medicine
Cannabis may not be fully legal in the U.S., but thanks to new science on chronic pain from sickle cell disease, there is further proof of the prohibited plant's potent healing powers
Sufferers of chronic pain have been faced with a perilous decision—risk a crippling addiction to opioids or find a way to live with the pain. A clinical study has focused on medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, and the results may be a turning point towards a safe, plant-based option for easing pain
Obtaining much power from its peel or citrus rind, bitter orange is an important essential oil that can help combat anxiety and sleep difficulties in various groups, such as heart patients and postmenopausal women
Food feeds your skin, and this is clearly demonstrated by how a number of natural ingredients and herbal extracts can help reduce and prevent facial wrinkles. Here are five time-tested ways to say goodbye to those deep, unnerving wrinkles

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