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In today’s digital world it is hard to distinct myths & truths about health and medicine. We will try to provide clarity in these articles.

RHR: Why We Need Sleep, with Dr. Matthew Walker
We need adequate sleep, but it hasn’t always been clear why—and there’s still a lot we don’t understand about how our bodies rest. Dr. Matthew Walker has devoted his career to studying the subject of...
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RHR: A Deep Dive into CBD, with Will Kleidon
The CBD industry is booming—and misinformation is growing as a result. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, CBD expert Will Kleidon clears up misconceptions about CBD and explains more about how these products work,...
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5 Myths and Truths about Chronic Lyme Disease
Few diseases are more misunderstood than Lyme disease, resulting in thousands of undiagnosed and undertreated patients. Read on to learn five dangerous myths about chronic Lyme disease.
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Do You Need to Protect Yourself against EMF Dangers?
Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) from cell phones, high-voltage power lines, and Wi-Fi may impact human health. Read on to learn what EMF radiation is and the possible dangers of EMF exposure.
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The Top 5 Myths about Meditation
Meditation has gone mainstream, much more so than it once was. Yet, there are a lot of misconceptions about meditation that may be stopping you from starting and sticking with your own practice.
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Contrary to some common myths about meditation, you don’t have to sit cross-legged—like this young man is doing—to meditate.
Why You Should Be Skeptical of the Latest Nutrition Headlines: Part 2
Nutrition headlines can contain dire health warnings, but are they trustworthy? Check out part 2 of this series to find out why you should remain skeptical.
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Collecting data, like this researcher is doing by examining a petri dish, impacts the latest nutrition headlines.
Why You Should Be Skeptical of the Latest Nutrition Headlines: Part 1
Nutrition headlines can contain dire health warnings, but how trustworthy are they? Check out this series to find out why you should remain skeptical.
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Collecting data, like this researcher is doing on a patient chart, impacts the latest nutrition headlines.
The Effects of Non-Antibiotic Drugs on the Microbiome
Most people know that antibiotics can have adverse effects on the composition of the gut microbiome. But did you know that nearly a quarter of non-antibiotic drugs can as well?
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Do Low-Carb Diets during Pregnancy Increase the Risk of Birth Defects?
A recent study suggests that a low-carb diet may increase the risk of birth defects. But was it really the lack of carbohydrates, or was it something else?
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