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  1. Skin cancer risk PLUNGES with this vitamin trick [No chemicals needed!]

    We’ve all been told, repeatedly, that the ONLY way to avoid skin cancer is to avoid the sun.

    And if you DO have to go outside – ohmygod!!!! – you’d better SLATHER some poorly tested chemicals all over your body’s most sensitive organ.

    That’s right -- your skin.

    Well, friend, the mainstream may have gotten it ALL WRONG…

    Because the key to protecting yourself from the most common form of skin cancer may have NOTHING to do with UV rays.

    According to new research, it’s what’s on the INSIDE that counts!

    The vitamin you almost NEVER hear about

    Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma is one of the most common forms of the disease, striking some 1 million Americans every year.

    This isn’t typically a deadly cancer. But it’s no fun, either.

    It looks like a chunk of your skin was burned off or something…

    And treating it usually means removing that chunk -- leaving you with some battle scars, often in highly visible places such as the face, neck and ears.

    But if you boost your A, your risk of this disease will PLUMMET.

    In the new study, folks with the highest levels of A had a 17% lower risk of skin cancer.

    Apply that across the board… and make sure everyone gets more A

    And that means 170,000 cases of skin cancer every year could VANISH.

    Yet how often do you hear about vitamin A?

    Almost never.

    Your best sources of A include carrots, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin (hello, autumn!)… as well as milk, fish, liver, eggs, and poultry.

    Now, this isn’t to say you can load up on those foods or pop an A supplement and then go bake in the sun ’til you crisp.

    But the notion that any sun exposure will roast you to death is just absurd.

    Get out for 15-30 minutes a day without “protection,” depending on your complexion, to enjoy the benefits of sunshine (including vitamin D).

    Then, if you’re going to be out longer than that, cover up.

    Check online to find a sunscreen free of hormone disruptors and other nasty chemicals. They’re harder to find, but they’re out there.

    A good place to start your search is by punching “EWG sunscreens” into Google. You’ll find a free guide that includes just about every possible brand along with ratings and an explanation of what’s inside for each.


    In Your Corner,

    Dr. Allan Spreen

  2. New probiotics guidelines are a SMEAR campaign – to STOP you from taking them!

    They’re spittin’ mad now… steamed at YOU.

    The crime?

    You had the NERVE to take matters into your own handsPROTECT your own health… and TRY something they don’t like.

    Americans are turning to probiotics -- including some you can find in things like yogurt and sauerkraut (just don’t eat them together, blech) as well as from supplements.

    Good reason for it, too. Promising studies show these all-natural bacteria can help:

    • IMPROVE digestion
    • PREVENT antibiotic side effects
    • BOOST immune function
    • FIGHT OFF colds and flu
    • STOP urinary tract infections

    There’s even evidence some can help with moodmemory… and more.

    So yeah, the mainstream hates it because anytime YOU can improve yourself on your own… you don’t need THEM.

    And when you don’t need them… they lose dollars.

    That, my friend, is that REAL reason for a new report you may have just seen SLAMMING probiotics.

    Here’s the skinny behind their “sour grapes” mentality… and how to choose the right ones for the job.

    The trick to taking probiotics effectively

    The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is out with new guidelines for taking probiotics

    And, their conclusion can be summed up in a word.


    The new guidelines claim that for the MOST part… in MOST cases… MORE research is needed.

    And that’s just to figure out how SOME probiotics might do SOME things for SOME people SOME day.

    They claim probiotics MIGHT help prevent C. diff infection after antibiotics use… and MAY have some other specific and limited functions… but for now?


    They say you should ONLY use them as part of a clinical trial!

    Here’s the REAL problem with probiotics, at least as far as the mainstream’s concerned…

    And it’s NOT that they DON’T work.

    It’s that they DO!

    Just realize that probiotics aren’t a “one size fits all” kind of therapy.

    There are many different bacterial species out there -- and they each can support your health in different ways.

    Not all of them fall under the jurisdiction of gastroenterology, either.

    So, if you’re looking for a specific benefit, you do have to break out the Google for a little investigative work.

    Here’s what ELSE the mainstream CAN’T STAND about probiotics…

    They’re also cheap and easy to get!

    That makes it just about impossible to keep people from TRYING them out… and SEEING the results for themselves.

    Now that the cat’s outta the bag, the AGA is busy doing damage control.

    They’re saying that new research can lead to “next-generation” probiotics -- and that THOSE are the ones you should wait for.

    Well, I know what that’s all about…

    I’d bet anything that the probiotics they’ll get behind will be OVERPRICED, PATENTED forms of the bacteria.

    Then, they can finally earn some coin selling them via prescription and at a massive markup. 

    Don’t give into this nonsense. If you’re interested in probiotics, go ahead and give them a shot.

    Just watch out for Big Food companies slapping a “WITH PROBIOTICS!” label on junk food in hopes of boosting sales.

    Either get them from a supplement or right from the source -- especially yogurt (just eat real, fresh yogurt and not the icky-sticky-gooey “fruit on the bottom” junk).


    In Your Corner,

    Dr. Allan Spreen

  3. Big Pharma IGNORING shortages of cheap, life-saving meds? [Feds say YES!]

    When the history of the year 2020 is written, it’s NOT going to be the story of a 50-state nation rising as one to defeat a deadly pandemic. It’s going to be a story of millions of ordinary lives… disrupted in ways no one EVER expected! And you don’t have to be in a virus “hot spot” to feel the...
  4. Vitamin trick gets SURPRISING stamp of approval from mainstream expert

    Time to SHUT DOWN the haters… CHASE AWAY the “gloom and doom” narrative… and get a dose of something positive for a change. Scientists now believe they’ve identified a common factor among some of those who have survived the worst of the COVID-19 infections. It’s NOT just a matter of age… preexisting conditions… or even sheer, dumb luck. There’s something...
  5. Is a drug for your DOG hiding a CANCER MIRACLE?!?!

    They want you to TRUST them… LISTEN to them… and BELIEVE them… Especially when you’re locked in a life-or-death battle with cancer. And they really, really, REALLY don’t want you to think for yourself! “Trust us,” the mainstream experts all insist. “If there’s a better way to beat cancer, we’ll let you know.” Well, friend, that trust has been SHATTERED…...
  6. Allergy relief NOT worth killing yourself over [Are they KIDDING?]

    It’s not just you… Allergies ARE getting worse. And they’re not just limited to spring anymore. MORE people are MORE miserable for MORE of the year -- including right now in summer, when allergies USED to at least tail off a little bit. Not anymore. But of course, the drug industry sees that as a chance to push MORE sales...
  7. SCARY news about what’s ‘protecting’ you from sun damage

    THEY want you to live in fear. They want you to be scared of infections… science… and even each other! And they REALLY want you to be afraid of going outside. Well, friend, today I’m here to DIAL BACK the fear factor… and share the TRUTH about the great outdoors. It’s perfect for RECHARGING your soul… AND your body! But...
  8. ‘Mystery’ illness… SOLVED! [But YOUR doc may be no Sherlock]

    You know something’s WRONG… And you feel downright AWFUL. But whaddaya get from your doc? MAYBE a shrug… and DEFINITELY a drug. Fact is, he has NO CLUE how to solve the mystery that’s PLAGUING you. But I do. See, DOZENS of today’s most debilitating symptoms often boil down to 1 simple culprit. To fix all of them… you’ve got...
  9. Coronavirus hope from potential vitamin therapy? [Trials underway!]

    I’m sure you’ve read all the breathless media reports about quick action by the government as Congress has allocated BILLIONS of dollars for the coronavirus pandemic. More than a little bit of it of it is a big, wet kiss to Big Pharma – a massive infusion of cash to pay for the development of drugs and vaccines. Yet there’s...
  10. SHORE UP your defenses by beating back sleeplessness and anxiety

    You’re so anxious that you can’t sleep… And because you haven’t slept, now you’re even more anxious the next day. Sound familiar? Yeah, there’s A LOT of that going around right now! It’s a minor miracle that any of us are getting any sleep at all. And that leads to the ultimate irony. Your immune system DEPENDS on sleep. When...
  11. BEDROOM BLUES may be hiding a DEADLY risk [Yikes!]

    You know the score by now... It’s not just about how LONG you live… Just as important is how WELL you live. Maybe even more so. Because if you’re not livin’ the good life every day, what’s the point??? And when it comes to the pleasures of life, there’s nothing BIGGER and BETTER than the ones that come in the...
  12. SAVE your aging brain with this all-natural super-nutrient

    Time to take my LEAST favorite cliché… and toss it in the trash. You know it… you’ve heard it… and maybe you’ve even used it yourself. “I’m not getting any younger!” Well, friend, guess what? That’s NOT always true! Time isn’t some relentless march down a straight line from the cradle to the grave. Now, the latest research reveals a...
  13. The SECRET infection risk of popular heartburn meds [Scary!]

    Everyone’s worried about one particular virus right now… But don’t forget about ANOTHER tiny threat. Because this one is MANY times worse… kills MORE Americans… and doesn’t give a whit about how well you “socially distance” yourself from others. You could have a dangerous type of bacteria HIDING inside your body RIGHT NOW -- just waiting for a chance to...
  14. [BUSTING MYTHS] The coronavirus scoop you WON’T get anywhere else

    It’s being passed around from person to person… reaching MILLIONS of Americans from coast to coast. And I’m NOT talking about the coronavirus! It’s the claptrap, misinformation, disinformation, and outright LIES floating around about the infection. And much like COVID-19 itself, the misunderstandings and mistruths are spreading rapidly through communities. It’s time to wipe out this “other infection” fast… So...
  15. Is it a stroke… or just your aspirin acting up???

    I don’t know what it’ll take to get people off the aspirin wagon. There have been WARNINGS… but the warnings were pooh-poohed. There have been STUDIES… but the studies were ignored. And there are about a gazillion people who can tell ya first-hand about the toll this drug takes on the gut… ripping up the walls like you swallowed a...
  16. How getting a flu shot could be BAD NEWS for avoiding coronavirus

    It’s the kinda thing where I have to laugh… if only to stop myself from SCREAMING! I’ve seen them yammer on about it on TV… and they’ve slipped into news articles, too. It’s even on The New York Times webpage about protecting yourself from the deadly coronavirus. Get a flu shot!   They know it won’t do a THING for...
  17. Dementia drugs FAIL new study – but there’s HOPE for you!

    They called it the last hope against Alzheimer’s disease. Not just ONE promising drug… But TWO separate medications… in development at the same time… each one set to attack the disease that 5.6 million older Americans are now living with. And now, we have the results. Both of them FLOPPED! Now, the mainstream says, there’s NOTHING in the works that...
  18. When NSAIDs could be the WRONG CHOICE for you

    The advice is confusing and frustrating – and right at a time when Americans need it straight. Instead, they’re left bewildered and even frightened. Can you take an NSAID like ibuprofen for a fever? Or is there ever a time when you might avoid it and try something… ANYTHING… else??? Well, friend, you’ve come to the right place today...
  19. [INSANE] Mainstream plots to DELIBERATELY expose you to MORE radiation

    There’s ONE THING standing between you and a potential case of cancer years from now…. So naturally, the mainstream wants to LITERALLY strip it right off your body! There’s a new push by the establishment to do away with the lead aprons used during imaging tests. They’re what’s supposed to stop stray radiation beams from going where they shouldn’t. During...
  20. Heart failure? Don’t let your doc prescribe you one of these ‘NEVER drugs’

    There are some things we ALL know we should NEVER do. You NEVER stick your hand in the lion cage at the zoo… You NEVER step out into a busy highway… Ad you NEVER stand between a politician and a microphone. If you’re a doctor, you’re SUPPOSED to know to NEVER give certain drugs to heart failure patients… Because some...