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Hospitals Serving Up French Fries Laden With Trans Fats

The Center For Science In the Public Interest (CSPI) released a special report on February 6, 2006 which indicates that many of the top hospitals in the United States are serving up French fries that are laden with trans fats.

The following chart indicates the number of grams of trans fat that were found in 6 ounces of French fries from McDonald's, 18 medical centers and hospitals, and the headquarters of the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Drug Administration. Read more about Hospitals Serving Up French Fries Laden With Trans Fats

 

Hotel Rwanda

I have to admit, this past weekend, my wife and I were
toast. Mentally and physically, we needed a break.

So we were grateful to get a call from the library on
Saturday morning saying that our request to borrow the
movie, "Hotel Rwanda" was ready to be fulfilled.

Let me tell you, although parts of this movie had us
in tears of sadness, it also left us deeply inspired.
Viewing this film really opened our eyes to some of Read more about Hotel Rwanda

 

Carlson Cod Liver Oil

Carlson Cod Liver Oil

Over the past two weeks, I have received letters from a few of our newsletter subscribers that have expressed concern about some negative comments that have been made about Carlson cod liver oil.

More specifically, some people have expressed concern about the form of vitamin E that Carlson adds to their cod liver oil to preserve freshness. Read more about Carlson Cod Liver Oil

 

Funny Valentine's Day Story From Korea

I find the way in which today's generation of Koreans celebrate Valentine's Day to be quite interesting and amusing.

In Korea, Valentine's Day is reserved for women to give chocolates and other presents to their boyfriends or men they wish would become their boyfriends. Read more about Funny Valentine's Day Story From Korea

 

Traditional Korean Marriage Advice

From Our MailBag:

Dear Dr. Kim,

Thank you for sharing the article on choosing a life partner. I am not yet married, but want to get married in the near future. Your article really helped me clarify what I should be focusing on.

I'm just curious, can you tell me about the traditional Korean view of marriage and how Korean people usually pick a spouse?

Thank you very much,

Kathy Mcleod Read more about Traditional Korean Marriage Advice

 

Dr. Ben Kim's Greens: How To Take It

From Our MailBag:

Do you have recipes for Dr. Ben Kim's Greens available? I need to have some creative ways to be able to take it. Thank you! Look forward to its benefits!

- Marie W.

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Thanks for your question, Marie. It's one that I've received several times in the past few weeks, so I thought I would answer it here.

First of all, let me point out that I don't recommend Dr. Ben Kim's Greens for its taste. I recommend it because I have found it to be the highest quality super green food around. As is the case with all of the other items in our recommended health tools section, my family and I take Dr. Ben Kim's Greens every day. Read more about Dr. Ben Kim's Greens: How To Take It

 

Antidepressants Can Cause Serious Breathing Problems in Newborns

A study in the February 9, 2006 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine reports that there is a definite association between mothers taking certain antidepressants (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) late in pregnancy and the risk of their babies being born with a serious condition called persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). Read more about Antidepressants Can Cause Serious Breathing Problems in Newborns

 

Natural Treatment For Warts

If you or someone you know can use a natural remedy for wart removal, I think that it's worth your while to try the following treatment, sent in by Charley and Judy Triplett.

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Our family has something to share that works to get rid of warts.

Our young son suffered with many warts on his hands, beginning at age three, through beginning of kindergarten. There were so many warts, especially on the outside of his fingers, the children did not want to hold his hand during activities, and made fun of him. Read more about Natural Treatment For Warts

 

Natural Ways to Address Chronic Knee Pain

Chronic knee pain comes in three main varieties. The following is a look at common causes of pain and discomfort in and around the knee joint and some points to consider in addressing each of them:

1. Chronic, superficial pain along the inner portion of the knee joint

Read more about Natural Ways to Address Chronic Knee Pain>
 

How to Treat and Prevent Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a name given to several different conditions that involve inflammation of tendons and/or ligaments in the shoulder region. Read more about How to Treat and Prevent Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

 

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