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Evidence emerges that seasonal flu vaccine increases risk of H1N1

CBC News in Canada is now reporting disturbing findings you need to know about: "Four Canadian studies involved about 2,000 people, health officials told CBC News. Researchers found people who had received the seasonal flu vaccine in the past were more likely to get sick with the H1N1 virus."

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Nigeria turning to herbs

Dr. Ayodele Akindipe, the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Abuja, is of the opinion that there are several diseases now ravaging mankind, and orthodox or conventional medicine appear not to have solutions to these killer diseases.

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Ugly watermelon could make good biofuel

New research has come out that indicates watermelon could make a good biofuel additive. Now, I know you're immediately cringing because watermelon is a food crop and that spells disaster, but the good news is that no one is proposing that we start taking over arrable land with watermelon patches.

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Arnica for pain relief

There is good evidence that it works. One randomized study published in 2007 looked at 204 people with osteoarthritis in their hands and found that an arnica gel preparation worked just as well as daily ibuprofen, and with minimal side effects.

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German scientists endorse a global carbon bank

The proposal would assign each country its allowable emissions based on its population size in 2010. Countries that exceed their "carbon budget" would be required to purchase excess emissions allowances from the world's least-developed countries through the carbon bank, the German Advisory Council on Global Change suggests.

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Using homeopathic remedies for cancer

In treating people coping with cancer, homeopathic physicians often aim to stimulate immunity, lessen pain, and improve energy and overall wellbeing. Homeopathic remedies are also used to address the side effects of conventional cancer treatment, such as nausea, hot flashes, infections, and sores.

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