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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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