Beet Read: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

March 13, 2012

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A new study linking red meat consumption with an early death is making headlines today but has some very unscientific underpinnings. Bottom line: eat fewer hot dogs, more fish and enjoy a grass-fed steak when you feel like it. The Indian patent regulator is allowing generic versions of Bayer’s cancer drug 8 years before the patent expires, […]

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Beet Read: Monday, March 12, 2012

March 12, 2012

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A Harvard study shows that high levels of omega-3’s are linked to a reduced risk of an irregular heartbeat, Atrial fibrillation can lead to a heart attack or stroke down the road. China is trying to improve the much-maligned image of its food production with large-scale food safety measures which have not yet been disclosed. Let’s hope we’ve […]

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Beet Read: Friday, March 9, 2012

March 9, 2012

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The FDA is finally calling for a drug tracking system, months after CVS accidentally gave kids breast cancer meds instead of fluoride pills and as counterfeit cancer drugs are on the rise. Let’s just hope the fakers aren’t as good at laundering drugs as they are at laundering honey. The Brits are attempting to institute […]

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How to Eat Fried Worms

March 8, 2012

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Could you eat bugs? Could you swallow the creepy crawly things that sneak out of the grass into your home only to be met with a can of Raid? It may be time to get used to the idea of ingesting the contents of your ant farm. Eating insects has both health and environmental benefits […]

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Welcome to HealthBeet!

March 6, 2012

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HealthBeet aims to provide information on all things related to health & wellness, including everything from industry news and scientific findings to hot gadgets and relevant tips and ideas. The health industry is bigger than ever and it’s no surprise why: Americans spend more money on healthcare than ever and are still sicker than ever. […]

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