September 27, 2016

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  • Get Ready for Flu Season

    Get Ready for Flu Season

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Each year the flu puts more than 200,000 Americans in the hospital and causes anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths. Characterized by high fever, body aches, headaches and coughing, the flu can be rough. Be prepared.

  • Antibiotics and Hormones in Food

    Antibiotics and Hormones in Food

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Antibiotics are widely used in conventional livestock production to increase growth and prevent illness in cattle, while growth hormones are used on some industrial dairy farms to increase milk production. Neither can be used in organic products.

  • The HPV Vaccine's Value
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    The HPV Vaccine's Value

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    The HPV vaccine acts against two strains of the human papillomavirus that cause about percent of cervical cancer—and helps protect us from oral and anal cancers as well. So, why are HPV vaccination rates dropping in the U.S.?