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Cancer and circadian rhythm–Nobel Prize research shows how body clocks can turn back disease

Cancer. The word continues to evoke paralyzing fear in humans despite the science and education that exists to empower them to heal. Clocks-human beings live by them. Age, education, work, sickness, marriage—are all measured by the passing of years. Life and death are often measured in quantity of time—as opposed to quality. As the song

A Hearticle About Work Life Balance

There’s a lot in the media these days about the importance of work life balance; how to achieve it, how to know when you’ve achieved it, how to maintain it. For those with family obligations, a healthy work life balance is especially important; both to the working parent and to the spouse and children at

What Is A Good Supplement For Inflammation?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is quickly becoming an extremely popular choice across the country for inflammation and pain management. CBD molecules interact with certain compounds related to the human body’s ECS—endocannabinoid system—which plays a crucial role in maintaining a homeostatic nature. It does not produce any euphoric feelings, and plays integral roles in reducing pain levels and

Dental scams to be aware of

When I was a little kid growing up in Newark, I had a problem – sugar. I could never get enough. And the main components of my addiction were Devil Dogs, Yankee Doodles, Twinkies, and Royal Crown Cola. Since my parents never really gave me an allowance as a young boy, I had to get

Live Longer Holistically

Ask any centenarian what their secret is to living beyond 100 years old and you will receive varying responses. One centenarian told me his secret to living a long time was eating and drinking whatever he wanted, as long as it makes him happy; another centenarian told me she made sure she didn’t overeat; another

Early Removal of Ovaries

The University of Warwick has found through a study that there is a link between the removal of ovaries during hysterectomy and an increase in heart disease, cancer and premature death. This is the largest study of this kind conducted on the subject and covered a 10-year period comparing women who were treated for a

FDA Milk Prohibition

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives warnings about consuming raw milk, but the wholesome and natural food has a loyal and growing following. Until the 19th century “pasteurization” did not exist. It actually allows the proliferation of the milk coming from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOS) that can be produced in filthy conditions,

Role of Precious Metals in Health and Medicine

Precious Metals in Medicine Precious metals are naturally lustrous elements that have a high economic value. Gold, silver, and platinum are the best-known precious metals and are used in jewelry and objets d’art. Historically, gold and silver were also used as currency. Unlike such trace elements as zinc, copper, iodine, and others, there is no

Identifying Bacteria in Blood Samples

A desktop diagnosis tool that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days has been developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego. This was made possible by a combination of proprietary chemistry, innovative electrical engineering and high-end imaging and analysis techniques powered

Let’s Talk Amino Acids & Protein with Integrative Medicine Practitioner Fred Pescatore, MD, MPH

Amino Acids: Building Blocks of Your Body Proteins are the building blocks of life and amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. The protein foods we consume contain amino acids in various proportions. When protein intake is too low to meet the body’s needs over time, it causes a type of malnutrition that, in