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Dr. T. Colin Campbell: Why Is Nutrition Ignored In Medicine?

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The Concert to Face Addiction

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Fact or Fiction? Reverse Cardiovascular Disease with Nutrition

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What Is 'Natural' Food? A Riddle Wrapped In Notions Of Good And Evil

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Time is almost up for consumers to tell the FDA what "natural" food means. It's an ancient philosophical question with no easy answers.

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Professional 'Guinea Pigs' Can Make A Living Testing Drugs

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One man died and five others were injured in a clinical trial in France this year. Trials like those depend on healthy people willing to take experimental medications in return for cash.

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Working Past Retirement Benefits Your Health, Study Says

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Researchers from Oregon State University find that when healthy adults work one year past the typical retirement age of 65, they increase their odds of living longer.

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After A Long Day At The Computer Do You Have A Medical Problem?

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You're not alone if you feel a sting in your eyes and have blurry vision and neck pain after sitting in front of your computer for hours. But is there a name for your ailment?

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For Insomniacs, Behavioral Therapy Is Better Than Sleeping Pills

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If you have chronic insomnia, the American College of Physicians this week said that it's better treated with therapy than sleeping pills.

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Pregnant Women Are The 'Forgotten Victims' Of War

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Doctors and midwives may have fled. Getting to a clinic could be risky. Women have even been shot while giving birth.

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Kendra Aucker

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President and CEO of Evangelical Hospital in Lewisburg

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Republican Blake Farenthold On Changing His Position On GOP Health Care Bill

David Greene speaks with Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas. He originally didn't like the GOP health care...

Former Obama Official Outlines What Parts Of Obamacare Need Strengthening

Kavita Patel worked for the Obama administration and helped draft the Affordable Care Act. She tells NPR's Kelly...

After GOP Health Bill Failure, What's Next For The Affordable Care Act?

The Affordable Care Act is here to stay — for a while at least. NPR looks at tweaks that could help stabilize the...

What's Next For Health Care On The Hill?

It could be a tough week for President Trump and Capitol Hill, after struggling to pass the health care replacement...

Health News from Next Avenue

Cheaper Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Could Be On the Way

(This article previously appeared on the Kaiser Health News site.) Imagine older people walking around with stylish...

Planning a Cruise When You Have a Disability

Yadi Mark, who uses a wheelchair, frequently travels and loves sailing the open sea. She will embark on her 16th...

6 Tips on Working With Much Younger Colleagues

I restarted my career five years ago, after a decades-long hiatus. Previously, I’d been editor-in-chief of five...

When Music Becomes Your Medicine

If music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, then playing music hath charms to heal the savage breast, or, more...

Walking 10 Minutes a Day Could Change Your Life

(This article appeared previously on Grandparents.com) With the hectic pace of life, we all rush around doing a...

Are You Getting Medical Treatment You Don’t Need?

If you’ve ever been a patient, you know how expensive being a patient can be. If you’re responsible for paying a...