Holistic Healthcare News Briefs: Do These Phthalates Make Me Look Fat?

By Staff Writer - Vol. 10, No. 2. Summer, 2009

There appears to be a strong correlation between teenage obesity and exposure to phthalates—endocrine-disrupting compounds found in many personal care products and a myriad of plastic and vinyl products.

Holistic Healthcare News Briefs: Putting a "Dent" in CVD

By Staff Writer - Vol. 10, No. 1. Spring, 2009

Periodontal care takes a bite out of heart disease risk; Putting a face on a CT improves radiologist accuracy; NY State ponders a soda pop tax.

Holistic Healthcare News Briefs: Gluten: Getting Under Your Skin?

By Staff Writer - Vol. 9, No. 4. Winter, 2008

Gluten in shampoos and cosmetics cause trouble for people with celiac disease. Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis may not be all that, when it comes to reducing bone fractures in older women. Konjac, a yam-like Asian root, lets the carb-conscious have their noodles and eat them too.

Holistic Healthcare News Briefs: PPI's: Prodigious Plotz Inducers?

By Staff Writer - Vol. 7, No. 2. Summer, 2006

Ulcer drugs increase risk of diarrhea, genetically-engineered piglets produce omega-3's, school districts nationwide ban soda, and other fun stuff.

Holistic Healthcare News Briefs: Curbin' Carbs with Chromium

By Staff Writer - Vol. 6, No. 4. Winter, 2005

Curbing cravings with chromium, inducing diabetes with cigarettes, iPod totin' doctors, and other holistic health news briefs.

Holistic Healthcare News Briefs: Stampin' for Supplements

By Staff Writer - Vol. 6, No. 3. Fall, 2005

Hatch & Harkin propose bill allowing food stamps to be used to buy supplements; Antioxidants from grapes reduce heart risk in women; Kudzu curbs heavy alcohol consumption; American Herbal Products Association shuns heavy metals in Ayurvedic formulas; NIH takes strong stand against "science for hire." New Q10 suppliers alleviate the coenzyme shortage.

Holistic Healthcare News Briefs: Seeing Red … Wine

By Staff Writer - Vol. 6, No. 2. Summer, 2005

Holistic Health Newsbriefs: Red Wine Consumption Reduces Cataract Risk; Supplement Standard-Setters Face Defunding; Idaho Passes Naturopathic Licensure Bill; Conflicting Data on Vitamin E and Alzheimer's Disease; South Asian Fruit Compounds Reduces Appetite, Controls Weight; Zinc Carnosine Speeds GI Mucosal Healing.