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Did Gary Taubes prove that cholesterol levels between 200 mg/dl and 240 mg/dl are normal and healthy?

Gary Taubes, the journalist and advocate, did publish such an article: Gary Taubes: "The Soft Science of Dietary Fat", Science, New Series, Vol. 291, No. 5513 (Mar. 30, 2001), pp. 2536-2541+...
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What are these perfectly circular red shapes on the back of that person?

Disclaimer: we cannot give individual medical advice or diagnoses. This is a general discussion. What you are describing is most consistent with bruising left by the process of cupping. Cupping is a ...
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Is Ayurveda treatment effective for modern diseases?

Honestly, the only way we can see if Ayurveda works is through rigorous peer-reviewed research that involves statistical methodology (randomized control trials) and double-blind studies. The reason ...
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Alternative sources of iodine for radiation emergency

Here is a potential option that should at least be better than nothing and not particularly risky. Required supplies: Iodized salt High concentration ethanol (>90%) Filter Principle: Iodized salt ...
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Alternative sources of iodine for radiation emergency

Based on WHO report: Iodine as drinking-water disinfectant page 19, common 10% (often labeled 100 mg/mL) povidone-iodine solution can be used as drinking water disinfectant. The recommended amount for ...
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