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  • One cardiologist’s mission to reduce statin use for cholesterol

    As Reported on CNN Health By Dr. Elizabeth Klodas Dr. Elizabeth Klodas is a practicing cardiologist in Minneapolis and the creator of Step One Foods. This piece represents her views. (CNN)High cholesterol? Here’s a pill. High blood pressure? Here’s two pills. High blood sugar? Here’s two pills and an injection. This is what many doctors routinely do…

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  • Women Across the US Suing Police For Refusing to Investigate Their Rape Kits

    As Reported in The Activist Post: Alternative News & Independent News By Matt Agorist In the land of the free, those tasked with ‘protecting’ society — often and with extreme prejudice — fall far short of providing anything resembling actual safety. Instead, law enforcement in America often chooses profit over people. One particularly egregious example of this…

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  • Childhood Trauma Can Impact Our Gut Bacteria

    Original story from Columbia University A Columbia University study has found that adversity early in life is associated with increased gastrointestinal symptoms in children that may have an impact on the brain and behavior as they grow to maturity. The study was published online March 28 in the journal Development and Psychopathology. “One common reason…

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  • Here’s Why Zantac Was Pulled from Stores, and What You Should Do Now

    Popular heartburn drug ranitidine was recalled for containing an impurity that may cause cancer. This is what experts want you to know. By Nicole Pajer 10/01/2019 04:34pm EDT By now, you may have seen the headlines that major drugstore retailers like CVS and Walgreens have been pulling Zantac off of shelves due to certain versions of the…

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  • Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

    By GEOFF MULVIHILL–Associated Press (9/16/19) Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing was anticipated before and after the tentative…

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    Rise in Autism Could Be Linked to Preservative in Processed Foods

    Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) June 21, 2019 By studying the effects of propionic acid (PPA) — a preservative added to many processed foods— on fetal brain development, researchers have found a link to a rise in autism symptoms. They decided to study the effects on brain cells, knowing that autistic children commonly have gastro-intestinal issues,…

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