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Does Hormone Replacement Therapy Cause Cancer?

April 29, 2019

Does hormone replacement therapy (HRT) cause cancer? HRT was wildly popular in the second half of the 20th century. The therapy promised to treat menopausal symptoms and prevent osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. But all this changed in 2002 when “The Guardian” declared, “HRT study cancelled over cancer and stroke fears.” […]

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The Rise and Fall of Hormone Replacement Therapy

March 4, 2019

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) burst onto the market as a miracle cure for all the unpleasant systems associated with menopause: depression, anxiety, and night sweats. Discover how HRT monopolized the pharmaceutical industry and then abruptly crashed in popularity. […]

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How We Deal with Vitamin Deficiency and Overdose

February 22, 2019

Vitamins are crucial to a nutritional diet, but too much or too little of each can lead to serious health problems. Which foods provide the best sources of vitamins, how much is recommended of each and what happens when we stray from the recommended doses? […]

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What are the Health Benefits of Qigong?

April 27, 2018

Qi is the Chinese word for the energy of life, and the ability to manipulate this energy is at the heart of a great many Asian martial arts. But what are the Health Benefits of Qigong? […]

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Food Science and Nutrition Myths: Is Organic Food Better for Us?

April 20, 2018

One question that comes up is whether organic produce is more nutritious than conventionally farmed produce? An organic label does not say anything directly about the final product, only about the production method. So, does that mean it is inherently healthier for us? […]

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Performance-Enhancing Drugs: The Lance Armstrong Doping Scandal

April 6, 2018

America’s most well-known cyclist of the recent past is, no doubt, Lance Armstrong. Born in Texas, Armstrong turned pro in 1992 at age 21, and within the next few years, won major competitions, including stages within the Tour de France. Few foresaw the disgraceful path his career would soon take, tainted by the abuse of performance-enhancing drugs. […]

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