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Antibiotic Resistance Now A Serious Threat, Warns Top Doctor
Written by Catharine Paddock PhD
Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England, warns that within the next 20 years, people having simple operations may die because there will be no antibiotics left that can deal effectively with routine infections... [read article]

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Folic Acid Supplements Not Linked To Increased Cancer Risk
Written by Sarah Glynn
Folic acid supplements are not liked to an increased cancer risk when taken for up to 5 years. The finding came from new research which looked at data on nearly 50,000 people and was published in The Lancet... [read article]


Dust mites, asthma and children

10 Tips for Controlling Dust Mites (source: Fresh Air for Life by Allan C. Somersall, PhD, MD)

  1. Dust Mites Encase mattresses and pillows with dust proof or allergen impenetrable covers
  2. Use a dehumidifier and/or airconditioner in the summer to maintain lower relative humidity. Dust mites thrive in moist air.
  3. Wash all bedding and blankets regularly in hot water or a LaundryPure system once a week.

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