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Lead Exposure 10 X Higher Than Previously Reported

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TACT2, heavy metals, lead, brain damage Posted by: ShannonPetteruti

Lead exposure may be responsible for nearly 10 times more deaths in the United States than previously thought, according to a new study from The Lancet Public Health.

According to CNN "The researchers concluded that nearly 412,000 deaths every year in the US can be attributed to lead contamination. That figure is 10 times higher than previously reported by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle.

The new study, which published Monday in The Lancet Public Health, tracked more than 14,000 adults over a period of about 20 years...

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Cancer Support

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cancer, IV vitamins, high dose vitamin c, diagnosis, Dr. Petteruti, ALA, IM120, intellectual medicine Posted by: ShannonPetteruti

There is more to fighting cancer than chemo, radiation and surgery.

The new era of cancer fighting includes reinforcing your body's immune system and general strength while maintaining energy. Achieving these goals can be helped by using supplements known to create a hostile environment for cancer, while also supportive to your immune system and energy.

At Intellectual Medicine we divide cancer treatment strategies into five broad groups; curative, suppressive, palliative, indolent, and secondary prevention. Knowing which category your cancer treatment falls...

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Get The Lead Out

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lead, heavy metals, toxic, brain damage, flint michigan, I.M. 120, detox Posted by: ShannonPetteruti

By now we have all heard about the lead contamination disaster in Flint Michigan. Thousands of people have been exposed to high levels of lead in the drinking water. Irreversible damage is being done to their brains. The future consequence for children will be mental retardation. For adults, increased risk of heart disease, cancer and dementia.

There are 5300 water systems right now that violate EPA rules.

In addition to the systems that are blatantly violating EPA rules, probably twice as many manipulate the rules in order to avoid testing outside of the limits...

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Your Guide To Using Cooking Oils

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cooking oil, olive oil, smoke point, oxidation, free radicals, I.M. 120 Posted by: ShannonPetteruti

There are times, even when you are pursuing weight loss, that you will be cooking with oil. The natural question is, which oil is best to cook with?


This literally means the temperature at which the oil begins to "smoke," that is turning from a liquid to a gas. When cooking you want to use oil that has a high "smoke point." When cooking oil starts to smoke it becomes oxidized. The oxidized state of the oil amplifies free radicals and can cause problems such as accelerated aging, degeneration of brain and nervous tissue, and increased risk of cancer.

If you...

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Your Immune System and Vitamin C | Fighting Cancer Together

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IV vitamin c, vitamin c, cancer, chemotherapy, radiation Posted by: ShannonPetteruti


The recent endowment of tech billionaire, Facebook co-founder Sean Parker, to fund cancer research focusing on boosting the immune system adds to the growing recognition that the traditional approach to treating cancer is not adequate.

Traditional medicine has been using "slash and burn" techniques for years with mixed results. Chemotherapy, surgery, and x-ray therapy have had pockets of...

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Statin (cholesterol lowering ) Drugs For Everybody!

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cholesterol, lipids, HDH, LDL, triglycerides Posted by: ShannonPetteruti

Thus might read the headline for the recently reported results of the "HOPE" trial.

Cholesterol drugs have been pushed with religious fervor by doctors for decades. They are looked at as an essential "standard of care" for anybody with heart disease, or the potential to get heart disease. So complete is the medical establishments indoctrination into the use of these drugs that doctors are sent warning letters from insurance companies advising them to start many of their patients on these drugs!

Now comes the latest study published in the prestigious "New England Journal of...

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How Big Pharma Influences Medicine

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concierge medicine, functional medicine, direct doctor, ri, rhode island, dr. stephen petteruti, I.M. 120, big pharma Posted by: ShannonPetteruti

Here is the cover of a major medical journal that was sent to me free of charge. You'll notice the huge ad. That is not a tear away, that is the actual cover. Can you imagine how much the drug company spent for that ad? Do you think it could possibly have influenced the content of the Journal either in this  or future editions?

How might the public react to a politician if on the podium there was a huge poster stating "brought to you by big oil." I suspect there would be major concern about undue influence.

Pharmacies pay for medical education

One of...

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How Antibiotics Can Damage Your Health

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antibiotics, probiotics, super bug, Dr. Stephen Petteruti, I.M. 120, flu, sick,  vitamin C, winer, Posted by: ShannonPetteruti

The era of antibiotics in medicine began about 70 years ago in the aftermath of World War II. For the first time in human existence, specific drugs that could help to kill dangerous bacteria were introduced to the market.

These drugs have been important, life-saving assets in the arsenal of physicians. However, over the years their use has proliferated beyond their targeted intent. They have been given almost magical attributes and are seen by some doctors and many patients as a "cure all" for everything from a chest cold to a sinus infection.


We now...

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5 Steps To Protect You From "Cancer Causing" Meat

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red meat, cancer, grill, grilling, cancer causing, lunch meat, DIM, probiotic, alpha lipoid acid, Dr. Stephen Petteruti Posted by: ShannonPetteruti

Let's start out by correcting the headline, red meat does NOT cause cancer.

The absurd, sensationalist interpretation of a scientific study has left many people feeling confused and uncomfortable.

It is true that certain types of meat when prepared in a certain manner seem to slightly increase the risk of colon cancer. The only cancer that was felt to be at increased risk was in fact colorectal cancer. The only type of meat that seems reliably correlated with it is processed meats such as; lunch meats, sausage, bacon, other artificially manipulated meats. Even...

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Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT2)

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diabetes, heart disease, chelation, tact 2 trial, TACT2, NIH, heart attack, myocardial infarction Posted by: ShannonPetteruti

I.M.120 is thrilled to be a center providing the research for this trial. 

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. , Sept. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $800,000 to Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and the Duke Clinical Research Institute to initiate a planning year for the second Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT2). Chelation is a process by which a medication, such as edetate disodium, can "grab" toxic metals like lead or cadmium within the body - which are...

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