Category Archives: Stroke

One Apple a Day… BUT: Pesticide-Free + With Peel

It is October and apples abound everywhere. They are crispy and tangy, lovely stuff, particularly when fresh (like now) and from your own (or a friend’s) garden and when free from pesticides. Need some more reasons to consume apples? Apples … Continue reading

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Health Risks of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are drugs that are often prescribed for heartburn, peptic ulcers and  “hearburn-like” disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract. PPIs are among the most frequently (over)prescribed drugs overall and their use has been increasing sharply, especially among … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Linked to 7 Million Deaths in 2012 (WHO)

LONDON (Reuters) – Air pollution killed about 7 million people in 2012, making it the world’s single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.The toll, a doubling of previous estimates, means one in eight of … Continue reading

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