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Essential Oils Treat Baldness and Acne

Essential oils treat baldness A reader commented on my post on whether fungal infection causes male pattern baldness, and says that rosemary oil is making his hair grow back: After reading some studies

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Belly Fat Promotes Aging

Not all body fat is created equal. Fat that accumulates beneath the skin, subcutaneous fat, is much less harmful to health — conceivably not harmful at all — than fat around the midsection

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Atrial Fibrillation and Iron

Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heart beat that involves the fluttering of the heart’s upper chambers (atria). It can lead to blood clots, stroke, and heart failure. Several million Americans

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Aging Starts Young

Answering the question “what is aging?” is essential to having the ability to do something about it. As we’ll see, we do know a great deal of the answer, and this leads to the conclusion

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Does Iron Cause Cancer?

Does iron cause cancer? On one hand, those who have read my book Dumping Iron as well as my articles on iron may not be surprised, but those new to this topic may wonder that there could be a link between

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Multi-Supplement Abolishes Brain Cell Loss

A scientist named C. D. Rollo has done extensive work on the ability of a complex supplement to combat aging. He uses a strain of transgenic mice that have high levels of growth hormone and IGF-1, which

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Antidepressants Are Placebos

Do antidepressants actually work to treat depression? They do have some effect, although in most studies the effect is barely distinguishable from the placebo control. Irving Kirsch, a psychiatry professor

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Three reasons not to trust your doctor

Most doctors are highly intelligent, morally good people. It takes a ton of work and dedication to become a physician, and my guess is that most of them have, as one of the main motivations for doing so,

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6 Ways to Eliminate Acne

Acne is a condition in which pores in the skin become clogged, leading to inflammation and infection. It’s a particularly embarrassing condition because the clogged pores are typically on the face,

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High consumption of coffee, tea, chocolate, and red wine leads to far lower death rates

Awhile back I wrote about the health benefits of coffee, tea, and red wine, and how they prevent disease. I wanted to draw your attention to a recent study on the degree to which they lower death rates:

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Reader Survey

In order to get a better idea of who my readers are and what they want, please take the following reader survey. It’s just 6 questions. Feel free to leave a comment too.

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Become a patron of Rogue Health

Awhile ago I set up a profile on Patreon, a site for people raising money to support their efforts, whether artistic, scientific, or anything else. I hesitated about publicizing it, mainly because I don’t

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New book, Muscle Up, is live!

My new book, Muscle Up: How Strength Training Beats Obesity, Cancer, and Heart Disease, and Why Everyone Should Do It, is now available on Amazon, here. For the first 24 hours, it’s at a low, low

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Light exposure, obesity, and health

Humans exhibit a strong circadian rhythm in many physiological processes, with certain of these processes more strongly at work during daytime hours rather than night, and for others, vice versa. Most

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Podcast with Jay Campbell

I recently did a podcast with Jay Campbell of Fabulously Fit Over 40 (FabFitOver40.com), and it is now available online. Jay and his wife Monica are fitness models and competitors and are in incredible

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Male sexuality, athletics, and vitamin D

Why many people are deficient in vitamin D Vitamin D has been in the news a lot over the past five years or so; it’s importance to human health was already recognized, but the realization has hit

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