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California Water Infrastructure on Verge of Historic Collapse

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By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News Water is increasingly hard to come by in drought-stricken California, where many farmers are struggling to get enough...


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    How to Get Pregnant

    For couples trying to conceive, the chance of this happening within a year depends on their age. The monthly chance of pregnancy for couples where... Read more

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    Burnout 101 for Caregivers

    Here’s a possible Trivial Pursuit question: “What’s the fastest growing unpaid profession in North America?” I admit I wouldn’t have known the answer. According to... Read more

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    Infographic: Comparing International Health Systems

      Australia’s health system isn’t perfect but it performs well internationally. This infographic shows how Australia’s health expenditure, access to care and health outcomes compare... Read more

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    The Easy Steps to Well-Being

    There’s a lot of talk these days about how disconnected we are… from ourselves, one another and most definitely from the natural world. In case... Read more

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    Join a Co-Op and Bulk Up for Cheap!

    Grocery prices got you down? Organic foods seem out of your budget? Join a co-op and buy your natural foods in bulk. Order ahead and... Read more

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    The End of Dieting – Part 2

    Last week, I brought you Part One of the Lean & Lovely Method: Training and Exercise. Learning to exercise efficiently, in a way that gives you an... Read more

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    Liberia’s President Extends Stay-Home Order Amid Ebola Crisis

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia’s president ordered most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly... Read more

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    FIT TIP: Not All Calories Are Created Equally

    Do you meticulously count calories to stay fit? We hate to break it to you, but a 150-calorie brownie is not the same as 150... Read more

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    Fitness by the Minute: 8 Ways to Fit More Exercise Into Your Day

    The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend 30 minutes of daily aerobic activity for adults 18–64 years of age. But finding time for a daily... Read more

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    The Best Mattress for a Healthy Night’s Sleep

    A good night’s sleep is a major component of a healthy lifestyle, and yet it’s elusive for many people. I’ve talked at length about circadian... Read more

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    Neglected Boys are More Likely to be Violent Teens

    Parental neglect during childhood—not physical abuse—is the strongest predictor of violent behavior during a boy’s teen years, according to a study of incarcerated male adolescents... Read more

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    How to Reduce Inflammation in Your Body (Video)

    Is a hidden, smoldering fire in your body coming between you and good health? This week on the UltraWellness blog, Mark Hyman, M.D. explains how... Read more

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    This Doctor Changed His Life With Intermittent Fasting and High Intensity Exercise—You Can Too

    Is there such a thing as a fast diet? Dr. Michael Mosley, a physician like me, wrote a best-selling book on this subject, aptly called... Read more

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    High Fructose Consumption Causes Rapid, Extensive Liver Damage

    By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News The medical profession has overlooked some major pathological effects of fructose consumption and its effects on liver function... Read more

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    Animal vs. Plant Protein – What’s Better?

    By Derek Henry, Organic Lifestyle Magazine Starting a conversation about protein sources between a vegan and a meat eater is a lot like discussing politics... Read more

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    Beat Chronic Stress With Adaptogenic Herbs

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body    We are hearing a lot about herbs of late, and for good reason. Many... Read more

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    Infographic: Comparing International Health Systems

      Australia’s health system isn’t perfect but it performs well internationally. This infographic shows how Australia’s health expenditure, access to care and health outcomes compare... Read more

  • Liberian security forces with riot gear stop people from leaving the West Point area. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

    Liberia’s President Extends Stay-Home Order Amid Ebola Crisis

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia’s president ordered most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly... Read more

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    Neglected Boys are More Likely to be Violent Teens

    Parental neglect during childhood—not physical abuse—is the strongest predictor of violent behavior during a boy’s teen years, according to a study of incarcerated male adolescents... Read more

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    New Drug Could Reduce Cardiovascular Deaths (Video)

    Researchers have created a new drug believed to reduce cardiovascular deaths.  ​This new drug, LCZ696, was created by Novartis and was announced earlier this month. It’s... Read more

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    Dengue Fever Could Spread Through Spain and Italy

    MADRID—Popular tourist destinations on the Mediterranean coast of Spain are among European areas at risk of the spread of dengue fever because of climate change,... Read more

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    Harmful Compound Found in Many BPA-Free Bottles

    By David Gutierrez, contributing writer to Natural News A chemical found in many products labeled “BPA free” may produce many of the same health problems... Read more

  • In this undated photo provided by Kentucky BioProcessing, tobacco plants are grown in a controlled environment at the Kentucky BioProcessing facility in Owensboro, Ky. The company is using tobacco plants grown at this facility to help manufacture an experimental drug to treat patients infected with Ebola. An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study released Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Kentucky BioProcessing)

    Experimental Ebola Drug Heals All Monkeys in Study

    An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the... Read more

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    Killer Amoeba Found in Louisiana Water System (Video)

    More than 12, 500 people in “Saint John the Baptist” parish are at risk: A brain-eating amoeba was detected in the water system. People in... Read more

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    Men Who Exercise Less Likely Likely to Wake Up to Urinate

     Men who are physically active are at lower risk of nocturia (waking up at night to urinate), according to a study led by a Loyola... Read more

  • This undated handout photo provided by the journal Science shows Augustine Goba, laboratory director at Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone. On Thursday, officials at the National Institutes of Health announced that they were launching safety trials on a preliminary vaccine for Ebola. Researchers have already checked that still-not-tested vaccine against some of the more than 350 mutations in this strain of Ebola to make sure the changes the disease is making won’t undercut science’s hurried efforts to fight it, said Pardis Sabeti, a scientist at Harvard University and its affiliated Broad Institute. She and Gire, also at Broad and Harvard, are two of the lead authors of a study published Thursday in the journal Science that maps the killer disease strain based on specimens collected from 78 patients. (AP Photo/Stephen Gire, Science)

    Ebola Outbreak: The Guinea’s Funeral That Caused Many

    WASHINGTON—A single funeral caused many. Stephen Gire and other health researchers on the ground in Africa had some hope that the Ebola outbreak was coming... Read more

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    Ebola Outbreak: Cases in Africa Could Exceed 20,000

      GENEVA—The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health... Read more

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    Vaccinegate: CDC Whistleblower Admits Claims of Data Fixing Were True, Complains at Being Recorded and Outed

    CDC whistleblower Dr. William Thompson has, after a week of silence since his role in manipulating data for a CDC study came to light, issued... Read more

  • In this Sept. 5, 2013, photo an infusion drug to treat cancer is administered to a patient via intravenous drip at a cancer center hospital in Durham, N.C. Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but patient advocates still see wiggle room for companies to avoid covering the sickest and costliest patients. An Associated Press survey in 2014 found that some of the nation's top cancer centers were excluded from the networks of insurance plans sold on state exchanges. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    3 Ways Insurers Can Discourage Sick From Enrolling

    Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul. But consumer advocates warn that companies are still using... Read more

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    New Smartphone App Can Detect Newborn Jaundice in Minutes

    Newborn jaundice: It’s one of the last things a parent wants to deal with, but it’s unfortunately a common condition in babies less than a... Read more

  • French humorist and godfather Franck Dubosc (C), French TV hosts Sophie Davant (C-L) and guests attend the 26th Telethon, France's biggest annual fund-raising event during 30 hours of live television transmission, on Dec. 7, 2012, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. The event, aiming at collecting funds for research on genetic diseases such as myopathy, a neuromuscular disease, will take place on Dec. 7-8, 2012. (Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images)

    US, Canada to Light Up for Cancer Telethon

    NEW YORK—More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon. Organizers say... Read more

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    In the Brain, Memories Are Inextricably Tied to Place

    By linking a memory to a where we were at that time, and integrating many stimuli together, helps us remember something particularly important. They call this... Read more

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    World Health Organization Puts Another Nail in the E-Cigarette Coffin

    It looks like the World Health Organization isn’t buying that electronic cigarettes help people quit smoking and that the vapor the devices emit is harmless... Read more

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    8 Ways to Naturally Prevent Wrinkles (Infographic)

    This article was originally published on www.GreenMedInfo.com. Join their free GreenMedInfo.com newsletter. *Image of “woman” via Shutterstock…... Read more

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    Epidemiologist with Ebola in Germany for Treatment

    Officials say an epidemiologist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone has arrived in Germany for treatment... Read more

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    The Dangers of Workaholism for You and Your Employer

    The term “workaholism” has been around since the 1971 publication of Wayne Oates’ book Confessions of a Workaholic. But, despite increasing research into the idea,... Read more

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    Join a Co-Op and Bulk Up for Cheap!

    Grocery prices got you down? Organic foods seem out of your budget? Join a co-op and buy your natural foods in bulk. Order ahead and... Read more

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    The End of Dieting – Part 2

    Last week, I brought you Part One of the Lean & Lovely Method: Training and Exercise. Learning to exercise efficiently, in a way that gives you an... Read more

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    FIT TIP: Not All Calories Are Created Equally

    Do you meticulously count calories to stay fit? We hate to break it to you, but a 150-calorie brownie is not the same as 150... Read more

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    Fitness by the Minute: 8 Ways to Fit More Exercise Into Your Day

    The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend 30 minutes of daily aerobic activity for adults 18–64 years of age. But finding time for a daily... Read more

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    This Doctor Changed His Life With Intermittent Fasting and High Intensity Exercise—You Can Too

    Is there such a thing as a fast diet? Dr. Michael Mosley, a physician like me, wrote a best-selling book on this subject, aptly called... Read more

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    High Fructose Consumption Causes Rapid, Extensive Liver Damage

    By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News The medical profession has overlooked some major pathological effects of fructose consumption and its effects on liver function... Read more

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    Animal vs. Plant Protein – What’s Better?

    By Derek Henry, Organic Lifestyle Magazine Starting a conversation about protein sources between a vegan and a meat eater is a lot like discussing politics... Read more

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    What’s Your Gut Feeling About Probiotics?

    You don’t usually have to look far to find news about the virtues of probiotics, but should you go out and seek probiotic-laden products to... Read more

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    10 Ways to Burn 100 Calories

    Anything that gets you up and moving is good for your health, so try incorporating some of these 10 ways to burn 100 calories into... Read more

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    3 Common Ways Nutrients are Being Destroyed in your Food

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body One of the greatest concerns with the food supply today is the toxicity and lack... Read more

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    7 Scary Ingredients in Food

    Do you know what’s in your foods? Label reading is key for healthy eating, and we believe in it so much we made it a... Read more

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    How to Perform a Full-Body Workout Using a Pair of Dumbbells

    I believe that strength training is an integral part of a well-rounded exercise program and most experts recommend them for people of all ages, including... Read more

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    Raw Food Treat: Cashew Fudge

    Raw treats aren’t as hard to make as you might think. This raw food dessert recipe is quick and easy, and is sure to please... Read more

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    “Mojito” Green Juice

    This is one of my absolute favorite green juice recipes. It’s crisp, refreshing, and perfect for the warmer months! It has a lot of cucumber... Read more

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    The Lean & Lovely Method – Part 1

    As a leading women’s fitness and lifestyle expert, I get quite a few messages from readers and potential clients. In fact, a day doesn’t go... Read more

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    Make the Salad the Main Dish—and the Dressing Is Crucial!

    For years, I have recommended making the salad the main dish, and here’s why: Eating large salads is an effective weight-loss strategy. Raw leafy greens... Read more

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    Top 5 Sources of Plant Protein

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body Good quality sources of protein are widely available, and contrary to popular opinion, many of... Read more

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    Time Crunch? Go for a 30 Minutes Sweat Instead

    “But I don’t have enough time in the day to workout.” Have these words ever come out of your mouth? We know it can be... Read more

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    Multivitamins: Ingredients to Avoid

    Most studies have not shown a consistent benefit of taking multivitamin/mineral supplements for preventing chronic diseases. A 2006 National Institutes of Health (NIH) State-of-the-Science Conference Statement... Read more

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    Aqua Aerobics: Not Just For Beginners

    If you think aqua aerobics isn’t for elite athletes, think again. Deep water running is just one form of aqua aerobics that not only provides... Read more

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    Chinese Medicine and Mental Health

    Mental health disorders are more common than you think. According to the NIH (National Institutes of Health), about one in four adults suffer from a... Read more

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    13 Fun Facts About the Cool Cucumber

    Americans don’t traditionally consider everyday foods as medicine.  But maybe we should take a few clues from Asian and Mediterranean societies that eat this cool... Read more

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    Asian Diet: Weight Loss Mistakes Top 9

    Several years ago, I worked with Ralph, a guy in his mid forties who was experiencing back and leg pain. Ralph came for acupuncture once... Read more

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    Managing Menopause Symptoms With Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, irritability, brain fog and other symptoms seem to be considered the norm for women over the age... Read more

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    Acupuncture Secrets of Tour De France Winner

    Friends, we are extremely lucky that Eddy De Smedt, acupuncturist for the 2014 Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali and team Astana, has taken the... Read more

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    Tongue Acupuncture for Depression Found Effective

    Tongue acupuncture is effective for the treatment of depression. Researchers measured the synergistic effects of tongue acupuncture combined with traditional body style acupuncture. They concluded... Read more

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    10 Things that Make You Fat

    I have no problem saying the F-word in front of my patients.  In fact, many want to say it too.  They’re getting Fat and many... Read more

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    Acupuncture is Working for Elite Athletes

     Whether you’re a professional athlete or a person who likes to stay active, acupuncture can help you feel great and perform at your best! Every... Read more

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    Diet Theories for Health: Chinese vs Western

    A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (thinking of Star Wars) a physician traveled with a bags of herbs, a few gold... Read more

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    Study Shows Acupuncture Improves Quality of Life for Breast Cancer Patients

    Use of electroacupuncture (EA) – a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles – produces significant improvements... Read more

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    Acupuncture Helped Vincenzo Nibali Win The Tour de France

    Yesterday Vincenzo Nibali of team Astana made history by winning this year’s Tour de France, Congratulations Vincenzo!  Did Acupuncture Help Him Get To The Paris... Read more

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    Ear Seeds Explained

    Perhaps you’ve seen photo’s of celebrities like Matt Damon and Penelope Cruz sporting ear seeds and wondered what they were and what they are used for. Well, that’s why... Read more

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    Sweating in the Summer Heat Promotes Good Health

    By Ethan A. Huff, contributing writer to Natural News Summertime heat is an annoyance to some people, but according to Xu Qian, director of the infectious... Read more

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    Acupuncture Fertility Success with IVF Revealed

    Researchers have discovered that acupuncture increases live birth rates and pregnancy rates for women receiving in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatments for infertility. Many recent studies... Read more

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    Cyclists in The Tour de France Use Acupuncture To Stay in Top Form

    The 2014 Tour De France is underway. Hundreds of elite cyclists are racing through the picturesque mountains of France in an amazing feat of endurance... Read more

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    Acupuncture: From Quack Science to Proven Medical Treatment

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body There are many alternative treatments that have been considered (and still are) as quack medicine... Read more

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    Acupuncture from a Western Medical Perspective

    I’m sure that, as you have been reading, you see that acupuncture, having been developed in China and other Asian cultures, has a distinctively Eastern... Read more

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    Richard Linklater Talks, ‘Boyhood,’ the Film it Took 12 Years to Make

    In 2002, director Richard Linklater created a story about a 6-year-old boy and his family. Shooting took place 12 times over the course of 12... Read more

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    Herbal Decoction vs Herbal Capsules

    This is exactly the method of preparation Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses to extract or release the chemicals stored in botanicals used for medicinal purposes.  In fact,... Read more

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    Acupuncture Lowers Blood Pressure

    New research finds acupuncture effective for reducing high blood pressure and preventing damage to the kidneys. Acupoint LI11 LocationIn a controlled laboratory experiment, researchers applied... Read more

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    Beat Chronic Stress With Adaptogenic Herbs

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body    We are hearing a lot about herbs of late, and for good reason. Many... Read more

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    5 Supplements That May Help With Depression

    Over two-thirds of Australians are thought to use complementary medicines ranging from vitamin and mineral supplements to herbal to aromatherapy and homeopathic products. Mental health... Read more

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    Top 5 Health Benefits of Eucalyptus Oil

    By Natural News, Healing the Body Eucalyptus oil has many properties that make it an attractive solution for many health ills. However, it was not... Read more

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    9 Great Uses for Lavender

    A friend of mine calls lavender the “Swiss Army Knife” of essential oils because you can use it in so many ways. I prefer to... Read more

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    The Science of Laughter

    Laughter is a part of our basic human nature. By embracing laughter, you give yourself permission to relax and look at life with a more... Read more

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    Raw Honey Works Better Than Drugs for Herpes!

    Mainstream physicians usually prescribe Acyclovir ointment or other topical medications to treat herpes outbreaks. But research shows that nature has a better solution. This remedy... Read more

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    Repel Ticks with this Natural Oil

    By Natural News, Organic Lifestyle Magazine With summer in full bloom and more and more cases of Lyme disease being reported, many are searching for... Read more

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    Treating Body and Mind Through the Spleen

    While Western medicine views disease as being biochemical or mechanical, in Chinese medicine, all disorders can involve both physical and psychological processes. Therefore, when we... Read more

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    Healthy Ice Blended Mocha Java (Recipe)

    Here’s a perfect drink to beat the summer heat and the 4 o’clock slump in one shot! This recipe delivers a healthy alternative to coffee shop... Read more

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    Soothe ADD/ADHD Symptoms Naturally With Some Ayurveda Tips

    By Natural News, Healing the Body Often only associated with children, attention-deficit disorder (ADD) and its cousin, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), are both surprisingly common... Read more

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    5 Drug-Free Ways to Control High Blood Pressure

    We do know that high blood pressure can cause heart disease. But it does not stop there. This silent killer has been liked to serious... Read more

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    5 Natural Antibiotics that Fight Illness and Promote Health

    By Natural News, Healing the Body There are many herbs and foods that can treat and prevent a wide variety of illnesses and diseases. Many... Read more

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    Ginger Found to Reduce Premenstrual Pain and Mood Symptoms

    New research has confirmed other findings that ginger root (Zingiber officinale) can relieve premenstrual pain and associated symptoms, without some of the side effects associated... Read more

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    Rosemary, Oregano and Marjoram Extracts Fight Type 2 Diabetes

    By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News Culinary herbs are generally recognized for the unique flavors that they add to food. But new research published... Read more

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    When his baby daughter developed tooth cavities, Ramiel Nagel was shocked. How could this happen when, as a health-conscious individual, he had given her the... Read more

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    Natural Treatments for Ebola Virus Exist, Research Suggests

    Coffee, fermented soy, homeopathic spider venom and vitamin C, may all hold promise as anti-Ebola virus therapies, despite the common belief that nothing can stop... Read more

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    The Ancient Japanese Shrine Dedicated to Curing Hemorrhoids

    Japan is known for having its fair share of unique and unusual ancient shrines and associated festivals. The Japanese call them “kisai” (“strange festivals”). Within this... Read more

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    DIY: Homemade Natural Sunscreen

    Nobody wants a sunburn. At least I don’t think they do. Let’s go on the assumption that they don’t and that nobody wants to rub... Read more

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    5 Fabulous Anti-Inflammatory Foods

    These Fab Five Foods are Anti-inflammatory, Help Pain and Arthritis:   Ginger (Shutterstock*) 1. Ginger is a natural anti- inflammatory and can be used as... Read more

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    Acupuncture Relieves Hot Flashes – so do These 6 Other Natural Remedies

    By David Gutierrez, contributing writer to Natural News Acupuncture reduces the frequency and severity of hot flashes, according to a meta-analysis published in the journal Menopause... Read more

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    How to Get Pregnant

    For couples trying to conceive, the chance of this happening within a year depends on their age. The monthly chance of pregnancy for couples where... Read more

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    Burnout 101 for Caregivers

    Here’s a possible Trivial Pursuit question: “What’s the fastest growing unpaid profession in North America?” I admit I wouldn’t have known the answer. According to... Read more

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    The Easy Steps to Well-Being

    There’s a lot of talk these days about how disconnected we are… from ourselves, one another and most definitely from the natural world. In case... Read more

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    The Best Mattress for a Healthy Night’s Sleep

    A good night’s sleep is a major component of a healthy lifestyle, and yet it’s elusive for many people. I’ve talked at length about circadian... Read more

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    How to Reduce Inflammation in Your Body (Video)

    Is a hidden, smoldering fire in your body coming between you and good health? This week on the UltraWellness blog, Mark Hyman, M.D. explains how... Read more

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    In Relationships, Be Deliberate

    A report released  from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia looks at the many factors that predict a high quality marriage. One of... Read more

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    5 DIY Natural Face Masks

    Treating yourself to a face mask is a nice way to relax, rejuvenate and nourish your skin. Unfortunately, most of the commercial face masks are... Read more

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    Is It ADHD or a Problem With the Eyes?

    “I’ve just seen two images of the same person on the TV screen,” my aging mother complained years ago. She had developed double vision. But... Read more

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    Get Sound Sleep Every Night

    Life, as we all know, is certainly easier after a good night’s sleep. Yet, many of us toss and turn through the night. When we... Read more

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    Brain Magic

    First, Keith Barry shows us how our brains can fool our bodies — in a trick that works via podcast too. Then he involves the... Read more

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    Daily Habits That Cause Cancer

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body By now, you may have heard that cancer rates are rising to a point where... Read more

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    Train Your Heart to Protect Your Mind

    Exercising to improve our cardiovascular strength may protect us from cognitive impairment as we age, according to a new study by researchers at the University... Read more

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    5 Things Parents Can Do to Help Young People Escape Ice

    Recent news of former NSW premier’s daughter Harriet Wran being charged with murder is another illustration of Australia’s growing problem with the drug ice. Wran,... Read more

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    8 Things Anyone With Stomach Issues Should Know About

    Improving your digestion is one of the most effective ways to improve health and boost energy. Making sure the nutrients you eat are well-absorbed is... Read more

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    A Pill You Don’t Have to Swallow Could Be a Solution for Sleep Problems

    Had another night of tossing and turning? You’re not alone. Nearly 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. As a result, we rely so much... Read more

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    Get Your Skin in Shape

    Time and again we hear how overwhelming it can be to walk into the beauty department of a store and find literally thousands of different... Read more

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    Forget About the Oven: Chocolate Fridge Cake Classic

    Treasured memories of childhood often involve time spent in the kitchen creating new recipes and making a mess. There are so many recipes you can... Read more

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    The Procrastination Doom Loop—and How to Break It

    When I woke up this morning, I had one goal: Finish this article by 11 a.m. So, predictably, by the time it was 10 a.m.,... Read more

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    Which Cleanse is Right for Me? – Part 1

    We are living in a time with more access to information about cleansing and detoxification than ever before. From healing practices of traditional cultures to... Read more

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    Beans Protect Against Colon Cancer (Video)

    Colon cancer is the 3rd most common cancer in the United States, and it is the 2nd most deadly cancer. Proper nutrition can dramatically cut colon... Read more


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