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  1. Cheat death with D

    Vitamin D will help you to live longer

    Imagine a pill that can help you to cheat death -- one that's safe, inexpensive and widely available.

    The mainstream will tell you that pill's an aspirin, or maybe a statin. You and I know that's not true, because both of those drugs come with major risks and are proven to hurt far more often than they help.

    But there is a pill that really can add years to your life, even if you're not sick.

    It's simple, safe, inexpensive and highly effective.

    It's vitamin D, of course, proven to help with everything from bone and brain health to immune support, which is why new research confirms that the lower your levels, the higher your risk of a premature demise from any cause.

    And if your D levels drop below optimal levels -- to the levels most Americans have right now -- you're facing double the risk of an early death, according to the new study of 566,583 people from 14 countries tracked for nearly a decade.

    What's remarkable about the study isn't just the outcome. We've seen that before.

    But no matter how many times we've seen it, researchers and doctors claim we need more studies before they can recommend vitamin D supplements.

    Not this time.

    No, the researchers behind this one are urging people to take supplements of up to 4,000 IUs of vitamin D per day, which is right in line with my own recommendations of 2,000 IUs to 5,000 IUs per day, depending on diet, lifestyle and other factors.

    The goal here isn't to just pop a supplement and consider yourself done, but to make sure you raise your blood levels of D to the optimal zone. The new study calls for 30 nanograms per milliliter or more, and that's a good start when you consider that two-thirds of us fall short of even those levels.

    But personally, I think you should aim a little higher. Emerging science shows that you need at least 35 ng/ml for optimal health.

    A holistic doctor can check your levels to determine how much you need, help you decide the best way to get it, and then follow up to make sure the supplements are doing their job.

  2. Avoid HPV panic

    Don't give in to HPV panic

    The headlines almost seem like they've been written by the drug companies: Two-thirds of all Americans carry HPV, according to a new study.

    That's the virus that causes most cervical cancers as well as many head, neck and throat cancers. And, wouldn't you know it, Big Pharma just so happens to have a vaccine for that -- and since sales have been disappointing (to say the least), they're in dire need of something to help boost the bottom line.

    So you can bet they're hoping parents and grandparents will see the headlines and rush their little ones (especially girls) off to get poked with HPV shots.

    But there are three things you need to know that aren't getting as much attention as those panic-inducing items in the mainstream media.

    First, the study also finds that while two-thirds of Americans carry the HPV virus, very few actually have one of the strains known to cause cancer. In fact, fewer than 4 percent of those who carry HPV have a strain linked to cancer.

    That means 96 percent of those infected with HPV have no cancer risk at all due to the virus.

    Second, the vaccine doesn't offer full protection from all cancer-causing strains, may wear off after just a few years and comes with so many risks that HPV shots may be among the most dangerous vaccines ever invented.

    Girls have been known to pass out and even drop dead after getting vaccinated, and some have suffered a permanent and debilitating disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome.

    Even parents who dutifully sign their kids up for every vaccine are rejecting this one -- which is why the drug industry has to resort to panic-inducing headlines to get them to even consider the shot.

    But before you even think about it, consider my third point: You already have something far more powerful than any vaccine when it comes to HPV.

    It's your own immune system.

    This isn't just a natural health talking point. Even the CDC admits that the human immune system clears HPV 90 percent of the time.

    If you want an even higher success rate, boost your immune system with the nutrients known to fight HPV. You'll find many of them in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage.

    Here's one more tip: Brush your teeth and clean your gums. Good oral hygiene can slash your risk of HPV infection, and you can read more about that in this free report from my House Calls archives.

  3. Lunesta dose cut in half

    The FDA cut the dose of Lunesta in half because the drug can cause impairment well into the next day. In fact, the starting doses of the most common sleep meds are so dangerously high they may affect you're coordination, memory and even driving well into the next day.
  4. Vitamin D can help you beat cancer

    Vitamin D can help you fight cancer and win, especially if you have high levels of it before you're diagnosed, new research finds.
  5. Superbugs in your home

    Superbugs are turning up in people's homes, with one new study finding that homes are now a major source of MRSA, a drug-resistant germ once found only in hospitals. Find out what you can do to arm yourself against this deadly new threat.
  6. How women can prevent heart disease naturally

    A little bit of exercise can help women to prevent heart disease, new research confirms.
  7. Going organic can cut pesticide exposure by 90 percent

    Switching to a diet of organic foods will cut your exposure to the most dangerous class of pesticide by 90 percent, new research confirms.
  8. Battle MERS virus naturally

    Now that MERS has reached the United States, it's time to learn more about this deadly virus and how to protect yourself from it. Subject line segment: Battle MERS naturally
  9. Slash stroke risk factors in half

    Eating more fresh produce can slash your stroke risk by nearly a third, according to the latest research. Get the details on the super-simple and delicious “diet plan" that could have you cutting your stroke risk in HALF.
  10. FDA recommends against aspirin therapy

    The FDA now admits daily aspirin is too dangerous for most people and does little to prevent a first heart attack. Find out the "prescription" for safe, natural heart health instead. Plus learn the one common mistake that could trigger a heart attack.
  11. VA hospitals lie and vets die

    American veterans in need of medical care were placed on secret waiting lists and left to suffer and even die.
  12. Mild cognitive impairment doubles death risk

    Even mild cognitive impairment can increase your risk of an early death, according to new research. Fortunately you can protect your brain, and slash your risk, with supplements
  13. Chelation removes blockages in carotid arteries

    Clogged arteries, especially a blockage in the artery in your neck, can increase the risk of cognitive problems. Chelation could help clear those blockages, while removing dangerous metals from your body.
  14. Natural cures are better than sex drugs

    New research confirms that lifestyle changes are a highly effective means of easing or even curing erectile dysfunction.
  15. Triple weight loss and target fat cells

    Two natural compounds have been shown to target fat cells weakening their protective protein layer, making it easier to burn them off -- so you could lose weight three times faster.
  16. Dangers of food contamination

    The Chinese government admits that a fifth of its farmland is contaminated with dangerous metals -- yet China remains a leading source of produce in U.S. supermarkets.
  17. Tamiflu drug failure

    A new review of studies finds that Tamiflu and Relenza, two common flu drugs, do little to nothing for flu.
  18. Lower risk factors for breast cancer

    A new study finds that a diet rich in saturated fat can increase your risk of the three most common forms of breast cancer.
  19. Beat LDL cholesterol with beans

    Eating beans every day can cut your cholesterol levels naturally, reducing your LDL "bad" cholesterol by 5 percent, a new study finds.
  20. The diet and exercise plan to living longer

    Diet and exercise can help you live healthier and longer while cutting your risk of death from heart problems by nearly half.

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