Category: Food for Thought

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HPV Vaccinations

Why would anyone want to immunize their teenager against the Human Papilloma Virus when there is a real possibility of premature ovarian failure and developing cervical cancer?
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How the CDC Uses Fear to Increase Demand for Flu Vaccines

This article from Children’s Health illustrates the manner that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) uses statistics and estimates of death rates to instill fear so that people will get yearly flu shots.
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Heart Health, Physically and Emotionally

February is heart health month and with that comes many wonderful tools to protect this amazing organ. Our heart is not just affected on a physical level and by what we take into our body as far as nutrition, but it is also affected by our energetic encounters with each other.
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Medical Conflicts of Interest

The question one must ask when presented with recommendations from patient advocacy groups or entities such as the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), is who is the organization advocating for?
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Health Care & Voting: What’s the Connection?

This coming November’s elections will be important for a number of reasons, but in particular, the future of your medical care and access to it could be decided for years to come.
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How Safe is Our Drinking Water?

When you consider that humans primarily consist of water, it being fully 55% to 60% of our composition, its purity and safety should be of concern to all of us.
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Six Symptoms and Six Natural remedies for Menopause

How does a woman know that she is in menopause? The previous way of diagnosing it was that she should not have any menstrual bleeding for a period of one year. Every woman goes through menopause differently.
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The Seven Steps in treating Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

This article by Dr Meghna Thacker discusses thyroid disease, a condition that is more frequently seen by physicians, and what can be done to treat it with safe and effective natural therapies.
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Staying Sane And Healthy Through The Holidays

Dr Eichenes Staying Sane Through the Holidays. – Dr Eischens discusses many of the emotional and stressful issues that come up during the holiday season and how to address them naturally.
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Emotional Healing

Dr Thacker’s Emotional Healing – In this article Dr Thacker discusses how to address emotional issues that we are faced with from time to time, offering some excellent suggestions.