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Universal Health Care Should Include Alternative Medicine

I have been practicing as a family physician since 1995. I was born and raised in Canada and have always felt privileged to have access to health care. A few of my siblings have moved south of the border and have either had to pay for private insurance or completely go without.

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Glycemic Levels and Cancer Recurrence

I tell virtually every cancer patient that they should avoid sugar as much as possible. Some doctors insist that sugar has no effect on cancer. This is simply not what the scientific literature states. If you are trying to fight cancer or prevent the recurrence of cancer, then you should make an...

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Organic farming isn't just green - it's very good business

With a growing body of evidence pointing to the environmental damage inflicted by large-scale agriculture — from rainforest clearing and other forms of habitat destruction, to high carbon outputs and the ecological impacts of pesticides — exploring more eco-friendly farming systems is a high priority for environmentalists and policymakers alike.

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New test could reveal every virus that's ever infected you

Can’t remember every viral infection you’ve ever had? Don’t worry, your blood can. A new test surveys the antibodies present in a person’s bloodstream to reveal a history of the viruses they’ve been infected with throughout their life. The method could be useful not only for diagnosing current and past illnesses, but for developing vaccines and studying links betwe...

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The Science Behind Why Hope Can Help Heal Us

Facing a health crisis, either our own or that of a loved one, makes us feel rattled with fear. Somehow, in spite of that fear, we muster the fortitude and rally the forces to move forward with a deliberate plan for healing.

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