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Are America’s Nutrition Professionals in the Pocket of Big Food?

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal By Dr. Mercola Can you rely on the government to provide objective, health-promoting dietary advice via the food guide now known as MyPlate? The short answer to that question is “No.” The reality of how government bows to food-industry interests is shocking, and most certainly plays a role in

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When All You Have Is A Hammer: The Problem With Outsourcing Primary Care To Non Physicians

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal Image Credit: Dan Page, Boston Globe What is the US going to do about our current and future primary care physician shortage? Many believe that the solution is to expand the scope of nursing practice, and license non-physicians (such as naturopaths) to practice medicine. In the face of scarcity,

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Middle-Aged Americans Committing Suicide at Unprecedented Rate

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal By Dr. Mercola Newly released statistics from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that more Americans now commit suicide than die in traffic accidents.1, 2, 3 Between 1999 and 2010, the suicide rate among American adults ages 35-64 rose by more than 28 percent, to

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