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2014-07-07 23:07:23

A new book, Create a Toxin-Free Body and Home…Starting Today, by integrative cardiologist W. Lee Cowden, MD, MD(H) and medical writer Connie Strasheim, is the first in the Journey to Wellness series. It teaches people how to identify household and environmental toxins that are the cause of most chronic, degenerative diseases, and provides solutions for removing these toxins from the body and home in order to heal from illness and/or maintain optimal wellness. Dallas, Texas and Denver,...

Spring Allergies Made Worse By Increased Stress
2014-04-01 08:57:14

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Study finds persistent stress can cause frequent allergy symptoms Stress doesn't cause allergies, but easing your mind might mean less allergy flare-ups this spring. According to a study published in the April issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergy sufferers with persistent stress experience more allergy flares. "Stress can cause...

2013-06-10 23:01:55

Health Care Without Harm cannot support the proposed legislation without substantive changes to assure the measure is protective of health. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 The introduction of the Chemical Safety Improvement Act signals the increased national attention to public health threats as a result of weak federal regulation of toxic chemicals. While we welcome the elevation of this issue, Health Care Without Harm cannot support the proposed legislation without substantive...

2011-05-16 17:28:47

Childhood physical abuse is associated with significantly elevated rates of functional somatic syndromes such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and multiple chemical sensitivities among women, according to new findings by University of Toronto researchers. The research will be published in this month's issue of the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. "Women who reported they had been physically abused as children have twice the odds of chronic fatigue syndrome and...

2010-10-29 14:30:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study led by the University of Washington has revealed that in a test of best-selling scented household products including detergents, dryer sheets, soaps, hand sanitizers, lotions, deodorants, and shampoos, almost a quarter of the chemicals detected were classified as toxic or hazardous under federal law, and some were even classified as possible carcinogens. All of the products tested emitted at least one chemical classified as toxic or...

2010-06-11 07:15:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With more oil from the BP spill in the Gulf washing ashore, regional communities will have a huge job of cleaning up after this vast environmental disaster. As kind-hearted volunteers participate in the effort to save both wildlife and the local environment, they will be putting themselves at risk of long-term health effects. As a physician and researcher, Dr. Claudia Miller is an expert on Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance (TILT). Her research...

2010-05-07 15:28:00

SWANTON, Vt., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- This May, AllerAir is supporting Multiple Chemical Sensitivities and Chemical Injury Associations worldwide in their effort to spread Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome awareness. AllerAir will make chemical awareness tips and a $50.00 gift certificate available via their website at www.allerair.com. Additionally, their blogs and articles will be dedicated to Multiple Chemical Sensitivities and chemical awareness topics for the month of May....

2009-08-01 08:50:29

A study in the Aug. 1 issue of the journal Sleep indicates that self-reported worsening in initiating and maintaining sleep over a five-year period was significantly associated with poorer mental quality of life, and increasing daytime sleepiness symptoms were associated with both poorer physical and mental quality of life. Adjusted models show that an increase in difficulty initiating and maintaining sleep was significantly associated with a change in Mental Component Summary (MCS) scales,...

2008-08-12 00:00:11

By Roger Dobson Doctors call them heart-sink cases: the one in four patients whose symptoms have no known cause. So are they really ill? Roger Dobson investigates Most patients expect a quick diagnosis and cure from their doctor. But what if nothing can be found? What if there is no medical explanation for the symptoms, let alone a cure? More than one in four patients visiting their GP have unexplained pain or symptoms, according to a new report. Other research suggests that up to 50 per...


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