Health

Vaccines: Calling the Shots

Vaccines: Calling the Shots

A growing percentage of parents have genuine concerns over the number of vaccinations recommended for their infants by the medical community. But what are the consequences for all of us if these parents simply refuse to adhere to these recommendations? Vaccines: Calling the...

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The Skinny on Obesity

The Skinny on Obesity

What are the main factors that contribute to the obesity epidemic, and how can we halt the tide of weight gain before it disastrously alters the average life span of the human species? Renowned pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Robert Lustig, the author of the...

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The War on Wheat

The War on Wheat

The War On Wheat profiles Dr. William Davis, author of the influential best-selling book Wheat Belly, a work that is largely considered the bible of those on a wheat-free diet. A charismatic man who believes genetically modified wheat is a universal health threat,...

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Chiropractic

Chiropractic

For those who suffer from back pain or stiffness, a properly trained chiropractor can perform just the right adjustments to provide much needed relief. But in a new trend which is currently sweeping the profession, many of these specialists are broadening their repertoire...

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Our Chemical Lives

Our Chemical Lives

The chemical industry began to accelerate following World War II. Today, chemicals are so omnipresent in our lives that many times we are unaware of our daily interactions with them. Their presence is often insidious, and lax regulatory guidelines allow companies to utilize...

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The Secrets of Sugar

The Secrets of Sugar

For many of us, sugar provides an instant feeling of warmth and comfort. We identify it as an essential component of great tasting foods, and of blissful culinary gratification. Its presence is unavoidable, even in foods that promise higher levels of nutritional value....

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America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful is examining the typical standards of beauty in United States by talking in casual settings with typical Americans, "normal" people, for lack of a better word. From what men look for in women, to what women and young girls think...

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Gut Reaction

Gut Reaction

The medical community has long professed the numerous risk factors associated with an unhealthy diet. The foods we eat can play a primary role in determining our vulnerability towards many potentially life-threatening conditions including obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. But...

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Born at the Burnt Land

Born at the Burnt Land

Following the resolution of Operation Desert Storm in 1991, American troops returned home to a rousing welcome from a grateful public. But for many of these veterans, their war had just begun. Widespread incidents of memory loss, eyesight impairment and cancer were reported...

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Frack Them All!

Frack Them All!

Russia Today investigates the fracking epidemic in rural areas all over the United States in Frack Them All! Industry representatives claim every possible precaution is taken in the natural resource extraction process that has become popular, and a lightning rod for criticism, in...

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The Fight Against Ebola

The Fight Against Ebola

Ebola bullies itself into the forefront of global awareness more and more every day, and VICE News' The Fight Against Ebola traces the virus' current outbreak to its roots in Guinea in December of 2013. It quickly found its way into Liberia, Sierra...

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