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RHR: 4 Natural Alternatives to Aspirin
Today we're answering a listener question about aspirin. Does an aspirin a day or a baby aspirin a day prevent cardiovascular disease and blood clots?
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5 Reasons Why Concerns about Mercury in Fish Are Misguided
Guidelines say fish consumption should be limited to 12 ounces per week due to mercury. Here are 5 reasons why you shouldn’t take this advice at face value.
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Important Update on Selenium Supplementation
Sometimes it's necessary to supplement with selenium. However it's important to be aware of potential long-term effects of selenium supplementation.
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Do High-Protein Diets Cause Kidney Disease and Cancer?
Recent research suggests that those who consume a high-protein diet are at higher risk for a range of chronic diseases and early death.
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Does Eating Red Meat Increase the Risk of Diabetes?
A recent study suggests that consumption of red meat contributes to (or even causes) inflammation and impaired glucose metabolism. How valid is this notion?
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Is Paleo Even Paleo? And Does It Even Matter?
We don't know for sure what our paleolithic ancestors ate. But what we do know is enough to guide us towards a species appropriate diet today.
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The Myth of Evidence-Based Medicine
The claim that mainstream medicine is based on the latest scientific evidence, is... well... not supported by the evidence.
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More Evidence to Support the Theory That GERD Is Caused by Bacterial Overgrowth
A recent study confirms the link between GERD & IBS and speculates that the two conditions may share a common underlying cause.
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