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Honey can reduce the harmful side effects of smoking

Almost all smokers are well aware of the health risks their habit poses, but yet they struggle to kick the habit. New research suggest supplementing with wild honey could reduce the toxic effects of smoking.

Gauteng's abandoned babies

Almost 400 babies have been abandoned in Gauteng hospitals over the past three years. Fear, resentment and poverty are just some of the reasons cited for parents walking away from their newborns.

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Danie Volschenk says...

A lot of HooHa about something that occurs natural. Obviously receiving a grant that must be justified to show how dangerous living is. Next will be a study to show how radiation... Radon is a silent killer. Could it be in your home?
Can chelation therapy cure heart disease?

Move over heart surgery? There are persistent claims that EDTA chelation therapy can effectively treat heart disease by removing the calcium from cholesterol plaques.

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