Daily Archives: August 3, 2009

Worried about Obamacare? You should be! But, now you can do something!

With news that the “moderate” Blue Dog Democrats have cut a deal with liberal House leaders, ObamaCare is on the move once again. The battlefield now shifts from Capitol Hill to each congressional district, and we’re calling in reinforcements – … Continue reading

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Preventive Probiotics Cut Cold Symptoms in Kids

When given preventively over the winter months, probiotics reduce fever, cough, and runny noses in children, researchers said in a new study. They found that a 6-month course of probiotics – good bacteria that can aid immune function – was … Continue reading

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Researchers say tanning beds cause cancer and are as risky as tobacco or asbestos

The CBS Evening News reported, on July 28, that, according to a paper published online July 29 in The Lancet Oncology, tanning beds may “pose as big a risk as tobacco and asbestos.” Whoa!!! That’s a statement that got my … Continue reading

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