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kyle-drew-bw-small To write a piece on foods that help the immune system would be an encyclopedia instead of a blog post. The truth is that it’s complicated. The immune system generally works just fine when it’s given the right nutrients without being burdened with overwhelming toxins. There are individual nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin D, zinc, beta glucan and scores of others that have been shown to help strengthen the immune system.

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Apr, 19
2013

Break A Leg!

doug-headshot-bw I am learning that my “quick-read” blogs are the most liked, so in the interest of brevity let me tell you about a new drug for osteoporosis. This one is called PROLIA. If you’re actually interested in taking it and have an extra 30-minutes, here are the side effects of Prolia from drugs.com

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Apr, 18
2013

Hospitals Frighten Me

doug-headshot-bw  I believe that most all hospital employees including doctors and nurses are honest, caring people. I worry, however, about the businesses that they work for. Are these very bright, well-educated employees truly free to give us the best care available, free from surgical complications? Here are a few reasons I worry: 

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Apr, 15
2013

Safely Keeping Bugs Away

msmith Planting a garden poses a number of risks: drought, extreme temperatures and pests. In order to deal with pestilence, modern farmers have a number of tools at their disposal; most of them come in the form of chemical pesticides, designed to kill the bugs that might threaten crops.

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Apr, 15
2013

Should the H7N9 Bird Flu Frighten Us?

doug-bw-current China announced a sixth death from a new bird flu strain Friday, while authorities in Shanghai halted the sale of live fowl and slaughtered all poultry at a market where the virus was detected in pigeons being sold for meat. (Associated press)

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