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    Re: Cucurmin Is Good For Bone Cancer, Too

    LOL. I didn't notice this one, but it's happened to me in the past… And the more replies, the more tedious work to go in and edit every title! Thank you for keeping the bar high, Julie. Class act,...
  2. Re: Big Tech Wants To Replace Medical Doctors And Squelch Alternative Health

    More on health and privacy:
    Millions of Americans’ Medical Images and Data Are Available on the Internet. Anyone Can Take a Peek.
    Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that...
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    Re: Reply from Sen. Angus King (I, ME)

    Just for comparison's sake, here is the response to the same issue (GMO labeling) from Maine's other senator. Yes, her staff punches these out. They don't even bother to personalize them with my...
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    Re: Reply from Sen. Angus King (I, ME)

    I'm sorry you're unimpressed, because you are wrong on all counts, and that is what makes him unique among politicians. I've had plenty of time to follow him, in private life, as governor and in the...
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    Re: Reply from Sen. Angus King (I, ME)

    I confess to being surprised at both of your responses. I published King's letter because it's typical of his replies, and highly unusual from any member of Congress. The usual reply from Washington...
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    Re: Cucurmin Is Good For Bone Cancer, Too

    I'm completely sold on the many benefits of sufficient vitamin C, from personal experience as well as from reading and research. But I agree with the Wiz that curcumin has been hyped to the point...
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    Re: Lack Of Sleep Affects Fat Metabolism

    Nailed it, Mr. Wizard!
  8. Re: Maine vaccine bill passed by lawmakers likely headed for statewide vote

    Despite the conservative color of our second district, Maine is overall a very progressive state. We are one of the 13 states that adopted fuel-efficient standards that the current administration is...
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    Re: Can Exercise Slow Down Alzheimer's?

    We deal with several multifactorial diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, autism. I wonder to what extent these may be categorized as lifestyle diseases? Humanity has become increasingly sedentary...
  10. Re: Iron Rich Foods May Cancel Out Tomatoes' Anti-Cancer Benefits

    Corn! Ah, corn... this is the season when corn on the cob is finally available to us folks in the chilly Northeast, for a few short weeks. I used to grow it: flint corn for the pigs & chickens, sweet...
  11. Re: Big Tech Wants To Replace Medical Doctors And Squelch Alternative Health

    Meet another Neanderthal. I don't own or want Alexa or her siblings, and according to the story, there's nothing a robot can do for me that I actually need — or can't easily do myself. I know other...
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    Reply from Sen. Angus King (I, ME)

    This is a typical reply from our Independent Senator, Angus King. From his Republican counterpart, Susan Colllins: A brief "Thank you for contacting me. I am always interested in hearing from my...
  13. Maine vaccine bill passed by lawmakers likely headed for statewide vote

    Joe Lawlor
    September 18

    Opponents of the new requirement for school-age immunizations submit more than enough valid signatures to challenge the law on the March ballot.

    An anti-vaccine...
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    Re: Can Exercise Slow Down Alzheimer's?

    Such a simple solution… So hard to get people off the couch!
  15. Re: Children's Gluten Intake During Infancy..Linked To Risk Of Developing Type 1 Diab

    Lots of estimating and unreliable observation in one snapshot at 18 months. While it can't hurt to reduce a toddler's gluten intake, I question whether there is a clear connection between the two.
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    Re: Eggs And Meat Reduce Dementia Risk

    And... the dog got the best part of your meal!

    Just FTR, I have 3 cast iron skillets: egg-size, pork chop size, big stir-fry size. They have not been washed in years... my memory doesn't even go...
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    Re: Lack Of Sleep Affects Fat Metabolism

    In my youth I used to be able to get away with inadequate sleep quite often,"catching up" on weekends (except that one never really catches up on lost sleep). I can't do that in my declining years. I...
  18. Re: Iron Rich Foods May Cancel Out Tomatoes' Anti-Cancer Benefits

    I wish the article had mentioned foods that are high in iron. The only one that comes to mind is blackstrap molasses!
  19. Re: Why Are US Breast Cancer Rates Out Of Control?

    I think she may be better remembered as news analyst for NPR. I've been listening to her for years. Highly respected, dearly missed.
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    Re: Eggs And Meat Reduce Dementia Risk

    Since one doesn't wash a cast iron pan, ever, but simply wipes it out if excess fat has accumulated, I think I'll make a note to politely decline an invitation to dine with you.
  21. Re: Purdue Pharma, Accused Of Fueling Opioid Crisis, Files For Chapter 11

    I've since read that Sackler family wealth been discovered sequestered in offshore banks. I predict that victims will choose to hurt, not the company, but the family itself.
  22. Re: Physical Fitness Linked To Better Brain Function

    We can't seem to take a page from some of the countries, like Finland, with truly exceptional education systems. We know how it's done... is it that we can't bear to admit we're doing it wrong?
  23. Re: Hemp May Soon Be Federally Legal, But Many Will Be Barred From Growing It

    Not news any more; it's legal pretty much everywhere. Acres of it in Maine. Just don't come anywhere near my medical cannabis with it!
  24. What We Found About Notre-Dame’s Lead, and What It May Mean for You

    Elian Peltier and James Glanz
    Sept. 14, 2019

    Every expert consulted by The New York Times said it was still safe to visit Paris, though they differed on what precautions should be taken.

    The...
  25. Top 5 Reasons NEVER to Take a Proton Pump Inhibitor

    GreenMedInfo Research Group
    Thursday, September 12th 2019

    Millions of doses of "acid blocking" proton pump inhibitor drugs are doled out every year, yet most doctors and their patients are...
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