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Green Tea Boosts Working Memory

Green Tea Boosts Working Memory

We’ve got one more reason for you to drink green tea (as if you needed another!). Yes, it still helps protect against heart disease and stroke. Yes, it still helps [...]

New Cholesterol Guidelines May Dramatically Increase Statin Use

New Cholesterol Guidelines May Dramatically Increase Statin Use

Last year, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) got together to develop new cholesterol guidelines to better determine who is suited for one of [...]

A Miracle Cancer Drug on the Horizon

A Miracle Cancer Drug on the Horizon

In 1971, President Richard Nixon turned the eyes of the nation to the importance of cancer research with the signing of the National Cancer Act. Here we are 43 years [...]

Cork Tree Extract May Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Cork Tree Extract May Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is: (A)  Almost always fatal (B)  The #4 leading cause of cancer death (C)  Curable only when caught in the early stages A new study published in Clinical [...]

Cocoa Flavonols for Heart Health

Cocoa Flavonols for Heart Health

The world’s been going kookoo for cocoa, and researchers are catching on. As more and more people trade in the milk chocolate for dark—rich in cocoa flavonols, antioxidants, and minerals—scientists [...]

The Link Between Poor Sleep and Widespread Pain

The Link Between Poor Sleep and Widespread Pain

Widespread pain, such as that associated with fibromyalgia, afflicts 15% of women and 10% of men over age 50. A UK study published in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatology establishes [...]

Avocados for Weight Management

Avocados for Weight Management

Experts estimate we need upwards of 50-85% healthy fat in our diets, but due to the Standard American Diet and the FDA’s promotion of low-fat, high-carb eating, Americans are seriously [...]

PPIs for Acid Reflux Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiency

PPIs for Acid Reflux Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Are you among the 50% of Americans who suffer from acid reflux (aka gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or peptic ulcer disease)? If so, chances are you’ve taken a proton pump [...]

Ear Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Ear Acupuncture for Weight Loss

A recent study published in the BMJ journal Acupuncture in Medicine suggests that continuous stimulation of acupressure points on the outer ear can help lower BMI, burn fat, and shed [...]

Zohydro: Pain Reliever or Addictive Narcotic?

Zohydro: Pain Reliever or Addictive Narcotic?

Doctors, activists, even state attorney generals are up in arms over the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to approve the use of the new painkiller Zohydro, despite the FDA’s [...]