Acupuncture Provides True Pain Relief in Study

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Source: New York Times Health A new study of acupuncture — the most rigorous and detailed analysis of the treatment to date — found that it can ease migraines and arthritis and other forms of chronic pain. The findings provide strong scientific support for an age-old therapy used by an estimated three million Americans each… Read more »

Protect Your Right to Take Supplements

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed restrictions on the use of nutritional supplements that may go into effect on October 1, 2011, unless sufficient opposition is offered. The plan is to classify supplements introduced after October, 1994, as “new dietary ingredients”, subject to expensive and prolonged testing and verification. These restrictions would apply… Read more »

Hillary Clinton’s Fracture May Serve as Osteoporosis Warning

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s unfortunate fall last week  meant a fracture and subsequent surgery Friday to repair the break in her right elbow. It’s not clear if this was just a nasty fall or if Clinton has any underlying conditions such as osteoporosis that contributed to the fracture. Her spokesperson declined to comment about… Read more »

EWG to discuss toxins on CNN

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Recently, EWG President Ken Cook met with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta in Mossville, Louisiana, where they talked about the impacts of toxic chemicals on human health. You can watch this interview on Sanjay Gupta MD this Saturday or when it re-airs Sunday (April 10th and 11th) at 7:30am ET. We hope you… Read more »

Jamie Oliver Receives TED Award

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Chef and activist against childhood obesity, Jamie Oliver, recently received the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Award and gave a very inspirational speech. Click to view larger version