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15 Natural Easter Egg Dyes

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    What on Earth Is Exploding Head Syndrome?

    “Exploding head syndrome” is a real thing suffered by many college students, and it may not be what you think. Symptoms don’t include one’s head... Read more

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    This Interval Training Infographic Helps You Pick the Right Workout

    By now you may have heard the good news: exercising at very high intensity interspersed with periods of moderate rest, a program known as high-intensity... Read more

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    This Ancient ‘Remedy’ Actually Kills MRSA

    Researchers recreated a 10th century potion for eye infections from Bald’s Leechbook, an Old English volume in the British Library, to see if it really works... Read more

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    A Tale of Two Rhubarbs

    Rhubarb is one of the first spring vegetables to pop up. The edible portion of the plant is called a petiole: a thick, red, celery-like... Read more

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    Pink Pineapples and Purple Tomatoes: Next-Generation GMOs

    Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products. These genetically engineered foods... Read more

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    Recipe: Banana French Toast

    This easy to make banana French toast recipe is perfect for lazy weekday mornings. Choose whole grain bread to ensure you get maximum nutrition – and flavor!... Read more

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    TV Time Cuts Toddler Development

    When I was growing up my mother always told us that watching too many episodes of “The Three Stooges“ would rot our brains.  Of course she... Read more

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    No-noodle Zucchini Quinoa Lasagna Recipe

    Warm up without the guilt with this delicious and simple vegetarian, noodle-free lasagna recipe. It uses zucchini instead of the noodles, and quinoa gives you the protein and texture... Read more

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    5 Steps to Detox Your Body

    Internationally renowned natural health physician and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses detoxification and chlorella. This article was originally published on www.GreenMedInfo.com. Join their free GreenMedInfo.com... Read more

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    This Vitamin Protects You From Diabetes (And Chances Are, You’re Deficient)

    A new study looked at how vitamin D deficiency might be linked to diabetes. What the researchers discovered was surprising. Obesity and type 2 diabetes... Read more

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    A Call to Action: Start Improving Your Self-Worth Today!

    Have you noticed how our brains can prompt us to either promote or deny our own self-value? Jenny Craig, a transformational coach and WAC specialist, emphasizes in her... Read more

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    Winning Strategies to Help You Shed Unwanted Belly Fat

    When it comes to shedding stubborn belly fat, exercise alone is not the answer. The master key really lies with what you eat, and perhaps... Read more

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    Can This Garlic Nutrient Keep Brains Healthy?

    A nutrient in garlic may offer the brain cells protection against aging and disease, according to new research. “Garlic is one of the most widely consumed... Read more

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    Germanwings Coverage a Kick in the Teeth for People Who Suffer From Mental Health Issues

    While the world mourns the lives lost in the devastating Germanwings plane crash, media speculation over what happened has intensified. The French prosecutor earlier concluded... Read more

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    Acupuncture Promotes Surgical Revival

    Acupuncture speeds restoration of consciousness following general anesthesia. Researchers used sham controls and determined that induction of pain did not play a role in this... Read more

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    From Skeptical MD to Integrative Medicine Doctor

    NEW YORK—Early in his career, Dr. Alexander Kulick was very skeptical of alternative medicine. In the late ’90s, as the director of operations of the... Read more

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    What on Earth Is Exploding Head Syndrome?

    “Exploding head syndrome” is a real thing suffered by many college students, and it may not be what you think. Symptoms don’t include one’s head... Read more

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    This Ancient ‘Remedy’ Actually Kills MRSA

    Researchers recreated a 10th century potion for eye infections from Bald’s Leechbook, an Old English volume in the British Library, to see if it really works... Read more

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    Pink Pineapples and Purple Tomatoes: Next-Generation GMOs

    Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products. These genetically engineered foods... Read more

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    TV Time Cuts Toddler Development

    When I was growing up my mother always told us that watching too many episodes of “The Three Stooges“ would rot our brains.  Of course she... Read more

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    Can This Garlic Nutrient Keep Brains Healthy?

    A nutrient in garlic may offer the brain cells protection against aging and disease, according to new research. “Garlic is one of the most widely consumed... Read more

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    Germanwings Coverage a Kick in the Teeth for People Who Suffer From Mental Health Issues

    While the world mourns the lives lost in the devastating Germanwings plane crash, media speculation over what happened has intensified. The French prosecutor earlier concluded... Read more

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    The Good and Bad of Easter Eggs, Chocolate and Hot Cross Buns

    Australians love Easter but it seems we love Easter eggs more, spending more than A$185 million on chocolate over the holiday break. Painted or dyed... Read more

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    Why Songbirds Need Your Help (Video)

    Who doesn’t love waking up to the sound of songbirds? What would spring be like without the cheerful morning orchestra that erases what’s left of... Read more

  • Julia Boyle enjoys an electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Why the CDC Is Targeting E-Cigarettes

    The health risks of using electronic cigarettes—also known as vaping—is the subject of an anti-smoking ad campaign by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), featuring... Read more

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    #YearInSpace Mission Could Do Wonders for Your Grandad – Here’s How

    NASA has sent an astronaut to the International Space Station to stay there for a year. Though Russian cosmonauts have achieved this feat before, the... Read more

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    A New Generation of Streetart for Health

    In a busy world bombarding us with more and more information, at an earlier age, how do we effectively communicate health messages to a wider... Read more

  • Liberian health workers at an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, on October 18, 2014. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

    Explainer: What’s the Difference Between an Outbreak and an Epidemic?

    More than 8,000 people have died from Ebola in West Africa since February 2014, and it has spread beyond the three countries initially affected. So, it’s... Read more

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    Is Life With a Dog Like Taking Probiotics?

    A new study will explore whether living with a dog encourages the growth of positive microorganisms in the human gut—enough to improve physical and mental... Read more

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    Can Sweet ‘N Low Stunt Cancer’s Growth?

    Labeled as a cancer-causing chemical for decades and declared safe about 15 years ago, saccharin may actually inhibit the growth of cancer cells, according to... Read more

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    Angelina Jolie’s Surgery Got You Worried? Here’s What You Should Know About Ovarian Cancer Risk

    Following her 2013 announcement in the op-ed pages of The New York Times that she was having a double mastectomy, U.S. actress Angelina Jolie Pitt... Read more

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    Life Is Full of Uncertainty, We’ve Just Got to Learn to Live With It

    Experiments dating back to the 1960s show people have less of a reaction to viewing an unpleasant image or experiencing an electric shock when they... Read more

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    Weighing the Evidence for Banning Skinny Catwalk Models

    The French government is backing parliamentary plans to ban unhealthily thin models from catwalks. Under two proposed amendments to recent health reforms, anyone employing skinny,... Read more

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    Just How Long Is the Most Effective Power Nap?

    Power napping for an hour can help you to learn, remember and interpret more efficiently. When I was in high school, I found that I... Read more

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    MIT Researcher Suspects Link Between Glyphosate, GMOs and the Autism Epidemic

    By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News A major missing link in the search for what’s triggering a massive spike in autism rates appears to... Read more

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    When Dad’s Depressed, Toddlers Act Out

    A father’s depression—not just a mother’s—during the first years of parenting can put toddlers at risk of developing troubling behaviors such as hitting, lying, anxiety, and... Read more

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    This Interval Training Infographic Helps You Pick the Right Workout

    By now you may have heard the good news: exercising at very high intensity interspersed with periods of moderate rest, a program known as high-intensity... Read more

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    Recipe: Banana French Toast

    This easy to make banana French toast recipe is perfect for lazy weekday mornings. Choose whole grain bread to ensure you get maximum nutrition – and flavor!... Read more

  • (spilltojill/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0)

    No-noodle Zucchini Quinoa Lasagna Recipe

    Warm up without the guilt with this delicious and simple vegetarian, noodle-free lasagna recipe. It uses zucchini instead of the noodles, and quinoa gives you the protein and texture... Read more

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    Winning Strategies to Help You Shed Unwanted Belly Fat

    When it comes to shedding stubborn belly fat, exercise alone is not the answer. The master key really lies with what you eat, and perhaps... Read more

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    Doctors Prescribe Exercise as “Best Preventive Drug”

    One of the key health benefits of exercise is that it helps normalize your glucose, insulin, and leptin levels by optimizing insulin and leptin receptor... Read more

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    The Best Juicing Recipes Proven for Weight Loss

    Weight loss is a hot topic with a million and one “solutions”, yet the problem just keeps getting worse. More and more people are seeking... Read more

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    Work out Like a Pro Athlete

    Watch any top athlete compete and you can’t help but notice how gracefully they move. They have superb coordination, unbelievable agility, lightening quick reflexes, and... Read more

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    8 Ways Trans Fats Can Hurt Your Body

    Partially hydrogenated oil is an example of something that is potentially good being turned into something that is definitely bad. The hydrogenation process eventually converts... Read more

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    5 Surprising Sources of Sugar

    I stick to a mostly whole foods diet, but when I’m buying something packaged, I have a few very easy rules for reading food labels... Read more

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    Healthy Mashed Potatoes Recipe

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body  Potatoes are the cornerstone to many a meal. However, certain potatoes are very starchy and... Read more

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    5 Healthy Condiments to Amp up Any Dish

    Even if you tend to cook and eat a lot of the same foods all the time, you can easily switch up the flavors and... Read more

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    The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

    Would people eat healthier if celery was called “cool celery?” James Hamblin investigates the logic of food names with Arthur Meyer, the co-author of FUDS. This... Read more

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    Delicious Oatmeal Smoothie

    Do you love breakfast? Oatmeal? Smoothies? Fast, easy, nutritious, and satisfying meals? So why not combine your loves to make one fabulous way to start your morning?... Read more

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    Warm-Ups: Please Don’t Skip Me! (Video)

    I used to work with this uber rigid, oppressive coach. In that gym, every single thing had to be exactly exact–to the letter. Training sessions in... Read more

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    Orthorexia Nervosa: When Righteous Eating Becomes an Obsession

    Orthorexia nervosa, the “health food eating disorder”, gets its name from the Greek word ortho, meaning straight, proper or correct. This exaggerated focus on food... Read more

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    Coffee’s True Effects and Benefits – Ending the Controversy

    Coffee, the beloved warm elixir known for its life-giving properties. Were it not for this humble bean, most of us would be walking around like... Read more

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    12 Quick and Easy Natural Snack Ideas for Kids

    Feeding your kids natural snacks that are fast and easy to prepare can be a challenge for fathers who aren’t so natural in the kitchen.  Depending on... Read more

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    8 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Detoxify

    Given what we are now exposed to through our food, air, and water, detoxification has become a modern-day necessity. Without the daily activation of ancient,... Read more

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    Quickie Yoga Flow

    Lean & Lovely yoga is all about being adaptable, intuitive, and honoring your body. It means embracing new challenges but also understanding that sometimes something is... Read more

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    Ginger Lime Smoothie Recipe

    Spring is in the air! After a super chilly and snowy winter, this is very exciting. I do love my smoothies all year round, but... Read more

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    A Tale of Two Rhubarbs

    Rhubarb is one of the first spring vegetables to pop up. The edible portion of the plant is called a petiole: a thick, red, celery-like... Read more

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    Acupuncture Promotes Surgical Revival

    Acupuncture speeds restoration of consciousness following general anesthesia. Researchers used sham controls and determined that induction of pain did not play a role in this... Read more

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    Help for Dry Skin

    It’s still winter in Minnesota, and my skin is rebelling.  My hands catch on everything I touch, and my skin itches in places that have... Read more

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    Treating Eating Disorders With Chinese Medicine

    Occasionally I am asked whether acupuncture can treat someone with an eating disorder, such as anorexia, bulimia, or obsessive overeating.  As with any condition, there... Read more

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    The Element of Spring: Wood

    The foundation of Chinese philosophy is the idea that human beings are a part of this universe and integral to the dynamic flow of nature... Read more

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    Acupuncture Lowers Hypertension

    Acupuncture successfully lowers blood pressure in patients with hypertension. Researchers conducted a randomized, controlled clinical trial of 120 patients. Groups 1 and 2 received medications,... Read more

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    Natural Remedy for Tinnitus and Dizzyness, Try Tai Chi

    The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) says Tai Chi can help your dizziness and  balance disorders. Tai Chi is... Read more

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    A Love Letter to Gout

    Dear Gout, I’m breaking up with you. I appreciate the time we had together and everything I’ve learned from you, but it’s over; I don’t... Read more

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    Is Your Qi Depleted? Take This Quiz

    Qi (pronounced chee) is one of the fundamental forces in both your body and in the universe, according to Chinese theory.  While the concept of... Read more

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    Water Is the Chinese Element of Winter

    As many of you already know, in TCM, different elements are connected to each season. Water is the element of winter. And, as we in... Read more

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    Shiitake for Immunity, Iron, and Vitamin D

    Mushrooms are strange creatures. Neither plant nor animal, these fungal fruits are in a class all their own. Some species are psychotropic. Others are deadly... Read more

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    4 Easy Winter Strategies to Improve Your Health and Happiness

    We are having a brutal winter in Chicago. I hear from my family in the East that they are also experiencing rough weather. It is only my... Read more

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    How to Avoid Menstrual Cramps, Increase Fertility

    According to Chinese medicine, the most important thing you can do to stop painful menstrual cramps and increase fertility is make sure your body stays... Read more

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    Top 6 Tips for Better Energy

    Okay, so you’re tired.  Your energy is depleted, and you’re showing it in a number of ways.  Maybe your energy is poor, you get sick... Read more

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    The Tale of He Shou Wu

    Polygonum multiflorum is the botanical name for one of the most prized herbs in Chinese medicine. This prolific vine has heart-shaped leaves and goes by... Read more

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    How To Live in Harmony With Winter

    Shaping your life in the middle of winter is different than the same task would be in summer. Winter is a time to be still,... Read more

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    What Are Herbal Aphrodisiacs?

    Happy Valentines Day everyone. We often get asked, “do you have herbs to improve my libido that really work?” The answer is YES! Pacific Herbs... Read more

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    5 Ways to Nourish Your Chinese Heart

    We have long known that your heart is associated with all kinds of feelings. You can have a broken heart, feel something with all your... Read more

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    Ancient Technique Scrapes Away Pain

    One of the major objectives of Chinese medicine is to clear stagnation. If water cannot flow from a hose, you have to untangle the kink... Read more

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    9 Tips for Picky Eaters

    When I was a kid, I was the poster child for picky eaters. I didn’t like a single green thing except baby lima beans, which... Read more

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    5 Steps to Detox Your Body

    Internationally renowned natural health physician and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses detoxification and chlorella. This article was originally published on www.GreenMedInfo.com. Join their free GreenMedInfo.com... Read more

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    This Vitamin Protects You From Diabetes (And Chances Are, You’re Deficient)

    A new study looked at how vitamin D deficiency might be linked to diabetes. What the researchers discovered was surprising. Obesity and type 2 diabetes... Read more

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    A Call to Action: Start Improving Your Self-Worth Today!

    Have you noticed how our brains can prompt us to either promote or deny our own self-value? Jenny Craig, a transformational coach and WAC specialist, emphasizes in her... Read more

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    The Delicious Vegetable That Helps You Fight Stress

    Let us admit: life can be tough, and stress is a reality. Be it a niggling headache or a big issue at work, factors that trigger... Read more

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    Essential Oils Guide (Infographic)

    Scents have powerful effects on our health and sense of well-being. Essential oils provide us a variety of natural scents with emotional and physiological benefits, as well... Read more

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    Steps to Detox and Beat Cancer Naturally (Video)

    “Cancer is your body’s brilliant attempt to save your life…Our bodies are amazing at detoxifying but at some point if you keep putting junk in... Read more

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    The Incredible Moringa Tree

    It’s difficult to discuss moringa without feeling like you’re bragging. Some call it the miracle tree, and the number of gifts it offers makes clear... Read more

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    The Fruit That Protects Your Kidneys

    In our day to day life, we don’t often think about our vital organs. And sometimes that’s a good thing, because when they start drawing... Read more

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    External Flaxseed Oil Treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is considered mysterious to conventional medicine. Now we find proof that nature helps solve the riddle of the carpal tunnel by virtue... Read more

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    3 Ways To Keep the Bathroom Free From Mold

    Mold—it comes in almost every color, and it is pesky, to say the least. It is typically caused by bacteria (that we all have growing in our... Read more

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    Turmeric’s ‘Smart Kill’ Properties Put Chemo & Radiation to Shame

    A groundbreaking new study published in the journal Anticancer Research reveals that one of the world’s most extensively researched and promising natural compounds for cancer treatment: the... Read more

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    Delay Dementia With Lifestyle

    The risk of developing dementia doubles every five years after age 65, until by age 85, almost 50 percent of North Americans suffer some degree... Read more

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    7 Natural Remedies for a Runny Nose

    You don’t realize how great it is to breathe through your nose until you can’t. Whether you suffer from allergies or a cold, excess snot... Read more

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    6 Ways Drumming Heals Body, Mind and Soul

    Drumming is as fundamental a form of human expression as speaking, and likely emerged long before humans even developed the capability of using the lips,... Read more

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    Best Sugar Alternatives: An Infographic

    We’ve written about how sugar can seriously ruin your health. From diabetes and obesity to creating cavities and wrinkles, there’s basically nothing good about too much sugar consumption. And... Read more

  • If left uncorrected, symptoms of birth trauma can turn into health concerns such as indigestion, constipation, attention disorders, and allergies. (jonathanfilskov-photography/iStock/Thinkstock)

    Healing From Birth Trauma

    Did you ever consider that your child’s birth could affect his or her health?  If not, you are not alone, as most people have never... Read more

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    4 Ways to Better Skin Detox

    Our health depends greatly on our ability to eliminate toxins from the body. If our organs of elimination (bowels, skin, lungs, kidneys) are overwhelmed and... Read more

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    Healthy Songs: The Amazing Power of Music Therapy

    When I was a child, on most Fridays, my dad, mom, brother, and I would travel to Cape Cod to visit my grandparents. For my... Read more

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    This Herb Can Be a Safer, More Effective Anti-Inflammatory

    Chris Kilham, the Medicine Hunter, discusses how the herb cat’s claw can have an anti-inflammatory effect and also benefits immunity. He explains how cat’s claw... Read more

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    Avoiding Gluten Good for More Than Just Celiacs, Study Confirms

    If listening to your body has lead you to identify gluten as a health problem and you feel better after removing it, a new study... Read more

  • Dr. Alexander Kulick, one of the founding members of the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Department of Integrative Medicine. (Courtesy of Dr. Kulick)

    From Skeptical MD to Integrative Medicine Doctor

    NEW YORK—Early in his career, Dr. Alexander Kulick was very skeptical of alternative medicine. In the late ’90s, as the director of operations of the... Read more

  • Refractive surgery technician Igor Yadgarov demonstrates how a Nidek laser machine works at Diamond Vision in New York City, on Feb. 6, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    New Eye Laser Makes Surgery More Accurate

    NEW YORK—Dr. Steven Stetson spoils his patients with technology. The former Air Force ophthalmologist is the medical director at Diamond Vision in Manhattan, which specializes... Read more

  • Wooden arrows show the distances to various cities near Chile's Escudero station on King George Island, Antarctica. (AP/Mel Evans)

    Study Calls Heart Imaging Into Question for Mild Chest Pain

    SAN DIEGO—People checked with a heart CT scan after seeing a doctor for chest pain have no less risk of heart attack, dying or being... Read more

  • Dr. Elena Ocher in her Manhattan office on Feb. 18, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Why Plastic Surgeons Are the Only Doctors Who Can Cure Some Migraines

    NEW YORK—We still don’t know what fundamentally causes migraines, and most are considered incurable. But for a small number of sufferers, surgery can make severe,... Read more

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    Why People Stutter and How to Treat It

    About 1 percent of the world’s population stutters. It is a speech disorder that affects four times as many men as women. Researchers at the... Read more

  • Pain physician Dr. Tamer Elbaz explains the causes of and treatments for knee pain at his office on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on Feb. 24, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Chronic Knee Pain Relief For Months At a Time, No Drugs

    On the last day of Dr. Tamer Elbaz’s residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in 2011, he treated a 53-year-old woman for chronic knee pain. Though... Read more

  • To avoid unnecessary physical and emotional suffering, palliative-care and hospice patients should discuss their preferences for life-sustaining treatments with their caregivers and doctors. (cnrn/iStock/Thinkstock)

    In Palliative Care, These 10 Factors Matter Most

    Patients with serious and life-threatening illnesses are less likely to experience unnecessary physical and emotional suffering if they receive palliative or hospice care that meets... Read more

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    Wintertime: Perfect Treatment Time for Varicose Veins

    When the warm weather arrives, and shorts and light shirts replace pants and heavy sweaters, varicose veins also get the light of day. If your... Read more

  • Although dental technology has advanced a great deal in the past two decades, the basics remain pretty much the same.  (Michael Pettigrew/iStock/Thinkstock)

    8 Common Dental Questions Nearly Everyone Asks

    Since I started practicing in 1998, the developments in dentistry have been remarkable. Advancing technology like digital x-rays, tooth-colored fillings, and dental implants give truly... Read more

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    The Sunny Spirit of Citrus Essential Oils

    Scratch the peel of an orange or lemon and sniff. That’s the scent of citrus essential oils. Citrus are brightly colored fruit that are grown... Read more

  • Passengers heading into downtown wait on an "L" platform for the train to arrive in below zero temperatures on January 7, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    How to Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite

    In 1812, Napoleon attacked Russia with 450,000 men, but after he withdrew from Moscow, the harsh cold winter reduced his army to fewer than 10,000... Read more

  • Brushing and flossing after you get an implant will improve the chances that it will succeed. (Brushing and flossing after you get an implant will improve the chances that it will succeed. (Glayan/iStock/Thinkstock)

    Dental Implants: Tips for Success

    NEW YORK—The overall success rate for dental implants is solidly above 90 percent. However, some failures still occur for predictable and preventable reasons. Dr. Michael... Read more

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    How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Food

    Hippocrates said circa 400BC that “food should be our medicine and medicine should be our food”. He would probably turn in his grave if he... Read more

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    How to Work out How Much Food You Should Eat

    Dietary guidelines broadly recommend a daily intake of 10,000 kilojoules (2,400 calories) for men and 8,000 kilojoules (1,900 calories) for women. But what do these... Read more

  • The field of chiropractic is focused on restoring health to the spine mainly through physical adjustments. (Oksana Kostyushko/iStock/Thinkstock)

    How to Keep a Healthy Spine

    Our brains communicate with our entire body via our spine, which is the major thoroughfare for the central nervous system. If the spine is misaligned,... Read more

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    Judgment Call: Understanding the Teenage Brain

    Kids do incomprehensible things: every parent knows this. Of course, that doesn’t mean our responses as parents are necessarily any more logical. Teens have a... Read more

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    12 Heart Healthy Tips

    With the arrival of American Heart Month now in February, it’s that time of the year to remind ourselves to take good care of our... Read more

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    How Busy Dads Stick to New Year’s Resolutions

    It’s Early February, which means dedication to New Year’s resolutions is being sorely tested. We often talk about these commitments as if they’re a lost... Read more

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    4 Steps to Accepting Change: Letting Your Health Dictate Your Diet

    Whether we are advised to remove foods due to a medical condition such as pre-diabetes or celiac disease, or we make a commitment to a... Read more

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    Before Media Hysteria Measles Was a Punch Line

    Before media hysteria became the norm, getting the measles was a punch line.  Instead of freaking out, a TV family portrayed what real-life families encountered... Read more

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    5 Steps to Detox Your Body

    Internationally renowned natural health physician and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses detoxification and chlorella. This article was originally published on www.GreenMedInfo.com. Join their free GreenMedInfo.com... Read more

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    Winning Strategies to Help You Shed Unwanted Belly Fat

    When it comes to shedding stubborn belly fat, exercise alone is not the answer. The master key really lies with what you eat, and perhaps... Read more

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    Why Songbirds Need Your Help (Video)

    Who doesn’t love waking up to the sound of songbirds? What would spring be like without the cheerful morning orchestra that erases what’s left of... Read more

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    The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

    Would people eat healthier if celery was called “cool celery?” James Hamblin investigates the logic of food names with Arthur Meyer, the co-author of FUDS. This... Read more

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    Steps to Detox and Beat Cancer Naturally (Video)

    “Cancer is your body’s brilliant attempt to save your life…Our bodies are amazing at detoxifying but at some point if you keep putting junk in... Read more

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    Warm-Ups: Please Don’t Skip Me! (Video)

    I used to work with this uber rigid, oppressive coach. In that gym, every single thing had to be exactly exact–to the letter. Training sessions in... Read more

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    Just How Long Is the Most Effective Power Nap?

    Power napping for an hour can help you to learn, remember and interpret more efficiently. When I was in high school, I found that I... Read more

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    MIT Researcher Suspects Link Between Glyphosate, GMOs and the Autism Epidemic

    By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News A major missing link in the search for what’s triggering a massive spike in autism rates appears to... Read more

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    Quickie Yoga Flow

    Lean & Lovely yoga is all about being adaptable, intuitive, and honoring your body. It means embracing new challenges but also understanding that sometimes something is... Read more

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    Fukushima Water: The New Energy Drink Is So Hot, It’s Radioactive

    A horrifying parody of energy drink commercials—and if it has your attention, well, that’s the whole point. As the Fukushima disaster fades from memory, most people don’t... Read more

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    Weight Loss Doesn’t Always Lead to Happiness

    To lose weight is to become happier. At least, this is the narrative voiced by countless health gurus, ubiquitous advertisements, and, sometimes, overly blunt friends... Read more

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    This Is What Dropping 270 Pounds Looks Like: Honest Video Sparks Outpouring of Support

    Thanks to a video made by 22-year-old New York City resident Matt Diaz, one rarely discussed truth about extreme weight loss is there for everyone... Read more

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    Green Detox Juice with Joe Cross

    Juicing is a great step to attaining a healthful and energetic lifestyle. In this video, Joe Cross from Reboot Your Life shows us a healthy... Read more

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    Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness

    Many studies have noted the connection between a happy mind and a healthy body — the happier you are, the better health outcomes we seem to have.  But a new... Read more

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    Quickie Workout (Video)

    This quickie is super fun and effective, but it is slightly detail oriented–so you’ll need to read through/listen to the instructions with a bit of... Read more

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    What Happens Inside a Dying Mind?

    What makes a person believe that he visited heaven? Is there a way for science to get at what’s really going on? In the April 2015 issue of... Read more

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    ‘Smart’ Bandage Sees Wounds Before They’re Visible

    A new type of bandage does far more than stanch the bleeding from a paper cut or scraped knee. The  “smart bandage” uses electrical currents... Read more

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    Super-Skinny Models Could Soon Be out of Style in the World’s Fashion Capital

    French doctor and politician Olivier Véran has proposed adding language to a new health reform bill that would make it against the law for the... Read more

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    Whistling and Staring at Women in the Street Is Harassment – and It’s Got to Stop

    A hidden video camera records the unwelcome advances a woman in Manhattan, New York, over ten hours/Hollaback.   You may not have heard the term... Read more

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    Green Detox Weight Loss Wonder Juice

    This juice is a delicious combination of green goodness that is a great weight loss aid. It combines sweetness from pineapple and apple and balanced... Read more


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