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When you shop for a good supplement you expect a clean product right?  Think again.  In a recent study completed by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on 40 major herbal dietary supplement products tested showed 37 contained trace amounts of at least 1 potentially hazardous contaminant (such as lead, mercury, or arsenic), although none of them in amounts […]


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by David Gutierrez
May 4, 2010
Aspirin is unhelpful in preventing heart-related death in those “at risk” of cardiovascular disease, according to a study published in the Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).
Doctors have long recommended that people who have survived heart attacks or strokes take an aspirin a day in order to reduce their risk of dying […]