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Beyond Team Sports—Fun Activities That Promote Fitness

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Despite the message you may be getting from the copious minivan stickers you pass on your morning commute, not all moms are soccer moms, and ...


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    Talk to Babies and Let Them Babble Back to Bridge Word Gap

    Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or some gibberish instead of words. That’s a... Read more

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    Wanting Someone Else to Fulfill Our Lives

    I have a friend who is lonely, who has such a good heart, and desperately wants to find a partner who appreciates that goodness to... Read more

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    Alzheimer’s Didn’t Cause Memory Loss for These 90-Year-Olds

    Scientists looked at the brains of eight people older than 90 who had superior memories until their deaths. They were surprised to find widespread and... Read more

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    Research Shows GM and Conventional Corn ‘Not Substantially Equivalent’

    Researchers recently found that a type of corn genetically modified to be tolerant to the herbicide glyphosate has significant molecular differences from conventional corn. The... Read more

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    Beating Technology Addiction

    Smartphones provide an endless source of connection, information, and entertainment. But a growing body of evidence shows a darker side to our device habits: addiction... Read more

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    9 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Almonds

    Almonds have been prized since ancient times as one of humankind’s most beloved nuts. They were popular in the diets of ancient Egyptians and Indian populations. Ancient... Read more

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    The Most Important Thing You’re Not Discussing With Your Doctor

    Politicians and policymakers are discussing what parts of the Affordable Care Act to change and what to keep. While most of us have little control... Read more

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    Kennedy Jr., Robert De Niro Offer $100K Prize For Proof of Vaccine Safety

    In a challenge to journalists, Robert Kennedy Jr. and Robert De Niro say they will give $100,000 to anyone who can find a study proving... Read more

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    Surgeons Rude to Patients May Pose Problem In Operating Room

    Surgeons who are rude to patients and others may pose a problem in the operating room, according to a study linking unprofessional doctor behavior with... Read more

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    Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts (Video)

    Alzheimer’s disease has grown to be one of the most pressing and tragic public health issues facing the U.S. With no known cure and the... Read more

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    Stress Hormone Drops Faster in Married People

    Married people have lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol than those who never married or were previously married, new research shows. This evidence lends... Read more

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    What’s The Difference Between Mindfulness And Meditation?

    A recent study found that meditating can give you more control over your emotions, even if you’re not naturally good at being mindful. Reporting in the journal Frontiers... Read more

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    Get the Most From Your Green Tea

    If you’ve ever found it curious how devoted the English, Chinese and East Indians seem to be about keeping their tea times (not tee times),... Read more

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    Start Accepting Yourself, You’re Worth It

    Do you ever feel like you are simply never good enough? As a serial perfectionist, I’ve struggled for years with self-acceptance. On the one hand, never... Read more

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    Happy Valentine’s Day? Depends How You Invest in Your Relationship

    If you think our romantic relationships are based on the passions of the heart and the melding of minds–both beyond explanation or reason–then think again... Read more

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    Crunchy and Creamy Homemade Nut Butter Recipe

    Peanut butter is one of the most popular spreadable foods and can be slathered on just about anything you like for added flavor. Some even... Read more

  • (David McNew/Getty Images)

    Alzheimer’s Didn’t Cause Memory Loss for These 90-Year-Olds

    Scientists looked at the brains of eight people older than 90 who had superior memories until their deaths. They were surprised to find widespread and... Read more

  • A technician holds up corn seeds that were scanned for their quality at the Monsanto agribusiness headquarters in St Louis in 2009. (Brent Stirton/Getty Images.)

    Research Shows GM and Conventional Corn ‘Not Substantially Equivalent’

    Researchers recently found that a type of corn genetically modified to be tolerant to the herbicide glyphosate has significant molecular differences from conventional corn. The... Read more

  • Author and Psychotherapist Nancy Colier at her home in Manhattan on Feb. 9, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Beating Technology Addiction

    Smartphones provide an endless source of connection, information, and entertainment. But a growing body of evidence shows a darker side to our device habits: addiction... Read more

  • (111443774/Shutterstock)

    The Most Important Thing You’re Not Discussing With Your Doctor

    Politicians and policymakers are discussing what parts of the Affordable Care Act to change and what to keep. While most of us have little control... Read more

  • Robert Kennedy Jr. and Robert De Niro at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., on February 15, 2017. (Screenshot)

    Kennedy Jr., Robert De Niro Offer $100K Prize For Proof of Vaccine Safety

    In a challenge to journalists, Robert Kennedy Jr. and Robert De Niro say they will give $100,000 to anyone who can find a study proving... Read more

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    Surgeons Rude to Patients May Pose Problem In Operating Room

    Surgeons who are rude to patients and others may pose a problem in the operating room, according to a study linking unprofessional doctor behavior with... Read more

  • (Edwin Verin/Shutterstock)

    Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts (Video)

    Alzheimer’s disease has grown to be one of the most pressing and tragic public health issues facing the U.S. With no known cure and the... Read more

  • (IVASHstudio/Shutterstock)

    Stress Hormone Drops Faster in Married People

    Married people have lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol than those who never married or were previously married, new research shows. This evidence lends... Read more

  • A couple kiss in front of the Eiffel tower on Valentine's day in 2015 in Paris.   (LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Happy Valentine’s Day? Depends How You Invest in Your Relationship

    If you think our romantic relationships are based on the passions of the heart and the melding of minds–both beyond explanation or reason–then think again... Read more

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    The Myth of Multitasking

    Multitasking is like a trick we play on ourselves—because we’re juggling more tasks, it feels like we’re getting more done. But experts say the opposite... Read more

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    Get FIT – Activities & Events in and Around NYC

    Week of February 17-24 NYRR Yoga for Runners A five-week program tailored to runners that helps meet the needs of their bodies as they prepare... Read more

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    Malaria Parasite May Trigger Human Odor to Lure Mosquitoes

    Scientists may have figured out part of the reason why mosquitoes are drawn to people infected with malaria. Mosquitoes prefer biting people already sickened by... Read more

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    The Way to a Man’s Heart Is Through His Left Ear

    If you’re thinking of asking your beloved to marry you, make sure that you utter your declaration of love into his or her left ear... Read more

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    Dextrose Gel Means Newborns Get to Stay With Mom

    Newborns with hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, are becoming more common worldwide. Treatments can require mother and baby to be separated for hours or days... Read more

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    Science Explains Why Chewing Noises Make Some People Angry (Video)

    A study out of the U.K. has found that people with an unusual condition called misophonia, which causes them to hate certain sounds like chewing,... Read more

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    Uncovering the Emotional Message of Chronic Pain

    We usually think of it as a bad thing, but pain helps keep us from harm. In fact, without pain, our lives would be cut... Read more

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    Games, Crafts, Other Activities May Safeguard Aging Brain

    Even in your 70s and beyond, simple activities including web-surfing, playing bridge and socializing can stave off mental decline, new research says. Benefits were greatest... Read more

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    Health Advice Is Less Irritating If You’re Mindful

    When you hear health messages—such as “quit smoking” or “get more exercise”—do you feel motivated or ashamed? A new study suggests how we react may... Read more

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    Free Refills From Soda Fountains No Longer on Tap in France

    Offering free refills from self-service soda fountains has been uncommon in France, but now the practice is illegal. A governmental decree prohibiting restaurants, hotels and... Read more

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    Common Myths About the Aging Brain and Body

    The world’s population is aging. The number of adults aged 65 and over is increasing, as is the proportion of the population they represent. However,... Read more

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    9 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Almonds

    Almonds have been prized since ancient times as one of humankind’s most beloved nuts. They were popular in the diets of ancient Egyptians and Indian populations. Ancient... Read more

  • (nimon/shutterstock)

    Get the Most From Your Green Tea

    If you’ve ever found it curious how devoted the English, Chinese and East Indians seem to be about keeping their tea times (not tee times),... Read more

  • (baibaz/shutterstock)

    Crunchy and Creamy Homemade Nut Butter Recipe

    Peanut butter is one of the most popular spreadable foods and can be slathered on just about anything you like for added flavor. Some even... Read more

  • Valentine's Day chocolate treats are displayed at the Le Chocolatier fine chocolate store as they prepare for a Valentine's day rush on February 12, 2014 in North Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Chocolate for Your Sweetheart

    Chocolate doesn’t just come in heart shaped boxes, but it might also be good for your real heart, too. The beneficial effects of chocolate are... Read more

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    Diet and Management Tips for Osteoporosis

    In osteoporosis prevention, diet plays a crucial role. When you were younger, you probably didn’t think too much about eating foods that could prevent osteoporosis. Sure, you... Read more

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    6 Ways Obesity Goes Beyond Diet and Exercise

    The 1980s really were the good old days when it comes to eating, exercise, and weight loss. Why? The authors of a new study suggest it’s... Read more

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    Monday Morning Bed Yoga

    I’m sure most readers are familiar with the following experience: You wake up on a Monday morning and two parts of you immediately begin debating... Read more

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    Start Your 2017 Off With the Right Fitness Routine

    The odds are better that 2017 will be a good year if you kick your new year off right with a healthy, sustainable workout routine. Of... Read more

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    5 Warm Smoothies That Are Perfect for Cold Weather

    Smoothies, especially ones with made with green ingredients and vegan protein, are a great way to make sure you start the day off with a... Read more

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    Want to Lose Weight? Train the Brain, Not the Body

    Despite massive government, medical, and individual efforts to win the war on obesity, 71 percent of Americans are overweight. The average adult is 24 pounds... Read more

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    Dedication’s What You Need

    Sacrificing comfortable mornings in bed for a pre-work swim, having electrolyte drinks while running so you don’t collapse from sheer fatigue, and testing your determination... Read more

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    5 Wellness Trends That Are Going To Be Huge in 2017

    For health-minded folks, 2016 will probably go down as the year of acai bowls, mindfulness and yoga festivals. Kale and lemon water also had their... Read more

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    Recipe: Raw Key Lime Pie

    Super easy, take not much time at all, and it’s a healthy choice for National Pie Day. Ingredients For basic nut crust:3/4 c. raw almonds1... Read more

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    Can Breakfast Help Keep Us Thin? Nutrition Science Is Tricky

    Cereal makers have happily encouraged the belief that eating breakfast can help keep us thin and bring other benefits, partly by paying for studies that... Read more

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    29 Foods to Boost Creativity

    What we eat can affect our creative energies. The usual suspects—processed foods high in trans fats, artificial ingredients, and excessive amounts of sodium and sugar—can... Read more

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    Almond-Crusted Cauliflower Recipe

    Cauliflower is a great, versatile veggie—you can serve it mashed in place of potatoes, or even as a grain-free pizza crust. This simple but flavorful... Read more

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    13 Ways to Get More Antioxidants This Year

    With the holiday season over, now comes the time for all kinds of food resolutions, mainly focused on dieting. There are many reasons to think... Read more

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    Nutritious Golden Cauliflower Flatbread Recipe

    Bread is one of the world’s most ancient foods, and is enjoyed by cultures all over the world even today. It comes in different shapes... Read more

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    Yes, Too Much Sugar Is Harmful but Are Artificial Sweeteners Better?

    How much sugar should we eat? The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that added sugars make up no more... Read more

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    It’s All Good: Any Exercise Cuts Risk of Death, Study Finds

    Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly... Read more

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    6 Easy Tips to Get Your Body Ready for Spring

    The 24 solar terms are two-week periods that make up a climate-based calendar system invented by the ancient Chinese over 2,000 years ago. This article series... Read more

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    How Exercise Works According to Chinese Medicine

    I grew up in a swimming pool. My dad was a swimmer both in college and during World War II, and he expected us kids... Read more

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    3 Healthy Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day!

    Valentine’s Day is coming soon! Flower vendors, candy manufacturers and jewelry stores are all bombarding us with ideas about ways to show our love. In Chinese... Read more

  • A newborn baby in a Chinese-inspired costume to mark the Year of the Rooster lays in a cot at Paolo Memorial Hospital in Bangkok on January 27, 2017. (AFP / Lillian Suwanrumpha)

    Year of the Rooster: What’s in Store?

    Today is the beginning of the Year of the Yin Fire Rooster. The Chinese New Year starts on the first New Moon of the year... Read more

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    Conscious Beauty and Well-Being: Caring for the Body During ‘Major Cold’

    In most places around the world, Major Cold begins when the sun reaches the celestial longitude of 300 degrees and ends when it reaches the... Read more

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    Attracting Good Fortune in the Year of the Fire Rooster

    This year, the Chinese New year falls on January 28th when we enter the year of the Fire Rooster. The name sounds rather exciting doesn’t... Read more

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    12 Simple Things You Can Do Right Now for Better Health

    Sometimes life gets in the way of taking care of your health. You get lazy or busy or distracted. One day, you wake up and... Read more

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    Relax … The Season Encourages It

    If your New Year’s fitness goals are already floundering, you might not be entirely to blame, according to traditional Chinese medicine. A big reason may... Read more

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    Acupressure Points for Better Sleep

    Quality sleep is crucial for good health. Massaging the following acupressure points as a bedtime ritual can help you release tension and get better-quality sleep... Read more

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    What We Can Learn From the Ancient Chinese About Our Bodies and Seasonal Changes

    In this series, Moreen Liao, an expert in Eastern and Western herbal therapies, shares ancient wisdom on how to better understand the ways in which... Read more

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    The Best Time for Bedtime

    If you sleep a full seven to nine hours every night, does it matter when you hit the pillow? Yes, it does, according to Chinese... Read more

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    Prolong Your Life by Balancing and Preserving Your Life’s Essence

    It’s almost a new year–a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. It’s also a great time to take stock... Read more

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    A Beginner’s Guide To Chinese Medicine

    Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM, can treat many health issues. While Chinese Medicine is well known for pain relief, there is so much more it can do. Improved fertility,... Read more

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    Chinese Medicine: 11 All-Day Energy Tips

    If you feel like Dorothy in the poppy field on her way to Oz, you’re not alone. People who struggle with fatigue experience it in... Read more

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    Chinese Medicine For Grey Hair

    During my weekend farmers market stop I found a surprise hiding between the asparagus and the zucchini.  A farmers table was filled with berries.  Strawberries,... Read more

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    Chinese Medicine: A Holistic Option for Boosting Fertility

    A woman’s fertility peaks in her 20s, but the timing of life doesn’t always cooperate with family planning. Today, many couples aren’t ready to bring... Read more

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    Keep Colds at Bay and Stay Well This Winter

    JOHN TSAGARIS (Courtesy of John Tsagaris) Dr. John Tsagaris is an internationally renowned doctor of traditional Chinese medicine. An acupuncturist and herbalist, he has been... Read more

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    ‘Female Ginseng’: A Famous Chinese Herb for Body Rejuvenation

    Dong quai is one of the most famous herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. Sometimes called “female ginseng,” its thick, brown roots are best known for... Read more

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    Thunder God Vine Treats Cancer and Joint Pain, but at a High Price

    Modern medicine often dismisses the value of herbs in treating illness. But a traditional Chinese herb known as thunder god vine (lei gong teng) is... Read more

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    Understanding Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

    The art of tongue diagnosis in Chinese Medicine may be one of the most interesting tools in my field. It isn’t the oldest technique, pulse diagnosis has... Read more

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    The 5 Best Herbs to Soothe Your Nerves

    Forget frazzled nerves, anxiety, restlessness, nerve-related headaches and pain. Herbs really shine when it comes to soothing nerves.  Here are five of my picks for... Read more

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    3 All Natural Energy Drinks

    Who doesn’t want at least five continuous hours of energy? Especially when winter makes us want to crawl into the deepest part of our beds... Read more

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    The Way to Finding Powerful Human Connection

    Human connection is not so common in our age of connectivity. We see lots of people, but find our little cocoons to hide in. As... Read more

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    The Surprising Health Benefits of Hot and Cold Showers

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body People are constantly looking for better ways to improve their health that doesn’t require too much time... Read more

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    Conscious Beauty and Well-Being: What ‘Preservative-Free’ Really Means for Cosmetics

    Before you buy a product simply because it’s labeled as “preservative-free,” here are some guidelines to help you better understand why most cosmetics need some... Read more

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    Free Your Mind From Wanting People to Be a Certain Way

    One of the biggest sources of difficulty for every single human being is the desire for people to be a certain way. We can’t seem... Read more

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    3 Ways to Speed up Your Metabolism With Essential Oils

    So many people today want to learn how to burn fat and lose weight fast but also safely and effectively. For that reason, essential oils for weight... Read more

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    Honey Found to Have Potent Anti-Influenza Effects

    Honey is appreciated the world over as one of nature’s most delicious foods, but did you know it may have potent anti-flu properties as well? ... Read more

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    Why You Need Oil of Oregano for Cold and Flu Season

    Oil of oregano could win an award for being one of the most effective natural treatments for the common cold and flu. (And by the... Read more

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    9 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing This Holiday Season

    You can smell the holiday season coming even before it arrives. Whether it’s the crisp scent of a fresh breeze on a chilly winter morning,... Read more

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    10 All-Natural Ways to Tame Your Hormones

    Hormones — such as estrogen, testosterone, adrenaline and insulin — are extremely important chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. Hormones are... Read more

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    Cooking With Adaptogens: Powerful Herbs and Fun Functional Foods

    During the Cold War, Soviet scientists began researching herbs that could give their soldiers, athletes, and even champion chess players an edge. They called these... Read more

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    Milk Thistle Heals and Protects the Liver and Acts as Poison Antidote

    In many ancient cultures, spiky plants known as thistles are a symbol for protection and respect. But there is much more to these weeds than... Read more

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    How Thanksgiving Promotes Health and Happiness (Video)

    Each year on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans gather together with friends and family for a Thanksgiving feast — a ritual that many psychologists... Read more

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    Gratitude Good for Your Mind—and Our World

    Studies show that consciously counting our blessings has verifiable health benefits. But if giving thanks is so great, why do our blessings often seem so... Read more

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    3 Top Ways to Get Rid of a Cold Fast

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body  As the winter season approaches in North America, our immune system becomes more taxed with... Read more

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    8 Best Essential Oils for Sore Throats

    Did you know that essential oils can actually help make a sore throat go away quicker or avoid one all together? Sore throats can happen anytime of... Read more

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    Soaking in the Wonder of the Emerging Moment

    Lately I’ve been using the image of an empty cup to find a more peaceful state of mind. One of the most peaceful, meditative states... Read more

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    8 Tips for Treating Thyroid Problems Naturally

    Every week I get questions about hormone imbalance and a slow metabolism.  These are conditions that are chronically plaguing both men and women all across America.   What... Read more

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    Don’t Believe in Herbal Medicine? 10 Things to Change Your Mind

    Most people either think herbal medicines are useless or use them in the same way as drugs. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve... Read more

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    Talk to Babies and Let Them Babble Back to Bridge Word Gap

    Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or some gibberish instead of words. That’s a... Read more

  • (Joshua Newton/Shutterstock)

    Wanting Someone Else to Fulfill Our Lives

    I have a friend who is lonely, who has such a good heart, and desperately wants to find a partner who appreciates that goodness to... Read more

  • (Ramon Carretero/Shutterstock)

    What’s The Difference Between Mindfulness And Meditation?

    A recent study found that meditating can give you more control over your emotions, even if you’re not naturally good at being mindful. Reporting in the journal Frontiers... Read more

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    Start Accepting Yourself, You’re Worth It

    Do you ever feel like you are simply never good enough? As a serial perfectionist, I’ve struggled for years with self-acceptance. On the one hand, never... Read more

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    Approaching Life With a Beginner’s Mind

    A lot of our troubles could be solved by one simple practice. A lot of joy could be found with the same practice. And it... Read more

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    Causes of Inflammation and 3 Ways to Fix It

    Inflammation has been found to be associated with just about every health condition.  Researchers are furiously investigating chronic inflammation’s effects on health and possible preventive... Read more

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    What Would You Do to Save a Life?

        In these chaotic times, some people are looking for simple steps to make the world a little brighter for those who are suffering. What... Read more

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    Ouch! Drugs Don’t Work for Back Pain, but Here’s What Does

    How’s your back? Nearly all of us (around 85 percent) will have at least one experience with back pain in our lifetime. But treating it seems... Read more

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    What Are the Symptoms of a Heart Attack?

    There are three types of angina (chest pain): stable, unstable, and variant. This article will focus primarily on unstable angina, which is when plaque in... Read more

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    Science-Backed Ways to Cultivate Compassion

    The quality of cultivating and expressing compassion is central to just about every religion on Earth, and it’s also a major focus in the field... Read more

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    Unconventional Productivity

    There isn’t a productivity guide in the world that will solve the problems that pretty much all of us face daily. I’m the same as... Read more

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    From Stress to Strength, Through Meditation

    Just a few years ago, Nicholas Stein had it all—a dream career, a beautiful wife, and good family relationships. He produced a popular action-packed television... Read more

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    Dry Winter Hair Care

    When it comes to winter hair care, it can be hard to strike the right balance of clean hair that’s also moisturized and conditioned, as... Read more

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    It’s Not Too Late to Make a Resolution to Raise Great Kids!

    It’s the middle of January and many of us have broken our New Year’s Resolutions and are back to who we were in December. For parents... Read more

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    4 Types of Mental Clutter to Clear Out This Winter

    While it might not officially be time for spring cleaning just yet, we might be feeling the effects of too much clutter in our lives. And, the... Read more

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    Filter Out the Noise

    Without our realizing it, much of our day can be quickly filled with a deluge of distractions from devices. In the moment, they may seem like the most... Read more

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    The BodyFix Method: Break Bad Habits That Break Down the Body

    In life, it can be easy to fall into bad habits. An injury may lead to a limp, the limp creates bad posture, and that... Read more

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    How Meditation Can Fix a Bad Habit (Video)

    Could meditation be the secret to quitting smoking? This psychiatrist thinks so. Is there anything that meditation can’t help fix? From making us kinder and happier to actually improving... Read more

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    Treat Osteoarthritis Pain by Improving Sleep Habits

    Osteoarthritis pain related fatigue can be combated by improving sleep habits, according to research. Osteoarthritis pain can contribute to fatigue by keeping the sufferer awake at night... Read more

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    Daily Habits Damaging Your Vision and Eye Health

    Our eyes put up with a lot. Hours in front of the TV or computer, ambient low lighting in a restaurant, squinting into the sun... Read more

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    Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts (Video)

    Alzheimer’s disease has grown to be one of the most pressing and tragic public health issues facing the U.S. With no known cure and the... Read more

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    Science Explains Why Chewing Noises Make Some People Angry (Video)

    A study out of the U.K. has found that people with an unusual condition called misophonia, which causes them to hate certain sounds like chewing,... Read more

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    Your Brain Benefits From Exercise in These 3 Ways

    Three things happen to the brain when we exercise, says Wendy Suzuki, professor of neural science and psychology at New York University. She offers a... Read more

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    Here’s How To Cut 7 Fruits Like A Pro (Video)

    Some fruits can be a little more … challenging than others to cut. Pineapple and mango, for example, require a bit more finesse than an... Read more

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    CNN: ‘All Human Eyes Are Brown’ (Video)

    Humans may appear to have a range of eye colors such as blue and green. But a recent CNN article reveals that, contrary to this... Read more

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    China’s Smog Has Traces of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (Video)

    China’s smog could make it more difficult for people to fight off some infections. The air pollution has traces of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. A team from... Read more

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    How Thanksgiving Promotes Health and Happiness (Video)

    Each year on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans gather together with friends and family for a Thanksgiving feast — a ritual that many psychologists... Read more

  • Some people are born with a tiny hole in the upper part of their ear; this condition is called preauricular sinus which is considered a birth defect. (AOL Screenshot)

    Why Some People Have a Small Hole in Front of Upper Ear (Video)

    Some people are born with a tiny hole in the upper part of their ear; this condition is called preauricular sinus which is considered a... Read more

  • A recent study suggests that women who had their last baby after the age of 35 enjoy greater mental acuity in their postmenopausal years. (AOL Screenshot)

    Increased Mental Sharpness in Mothers Associated With Having Last Baby After 35 (Video)

    Mental acuity is known to fade as the years go on, and, for women, the decline tends to be most pronounced in the time following... Read more

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    Skin Patches May Help Kids’ Peanut Allergies, Study Says

    A wearable skin patch may help children who are allergic to peanuts by delivering small doses of peanut protein, according to a new study that... Read more

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    The Super Drink That Makes Detoxing Easy

    If you want to cleanse, lose body fat, boost energy and help reverse disease, then adding natural detox drinks to your diet can help you... Read more

  • Regular exercise is a healthy antidote to stress and can help prevent heart disease - the biggest problem is that too many people get too little of it. (pyrozhenka/Shutterstock)

    Exercising While Angry ‘Triples Heart Attack Risk’

    If you’re angry or upset, you might want to simmer down before heading out for an intense run or gym workout. A large, international study... Read more

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    Easy Pumpkin-Blueberry Pancakes

    This recipe for pumpkin blueberry pancakes is a favorite of all who try it. It makes pancakes that are gluten-free, qualify as a genuine high-fiber food, and are... Read more

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    How Often Do Children Need to Bathe?

    For many families, bath time is a struggle. For this reason, many parents will be glad to know that a daily bath may not be... Read more

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    Want a Healthier Heart? A Daily Dose of Vitamin D Should Do the Trick

    The old saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But a daily dose of vitamin D is really where it’s at when... Read more

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    Raw Vegan Ice Cream – Only 4 Ingredients!

    “Low fat raw vegan ice cream is one of the easiest and most delicious recipes to make at home for family and friends! It’s sweet,... Read more

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    Fidgeting Feet May Keep Legs Healthy When Sitting

    Fidgeting while sitting can protect the arteries in legs and potentially help prevent arterial disease, new research shows. Previous research has shown that sitting for... Read more

  • A new study of mice led by Dartmouth has identified mechanisms used by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii to disrupt a bodily response called immune tolerance, enabling the immune system to better fight off cancer. (AOL Screenshot)

    Parasite Shown to Help Fight Cancer (Video)

    A person’s immune system is able to fight off many diseases, but it tends to be ineffective against cancer because of a mechanism called immune... Read more

  • A man in France continues to puzzle scientists nearly a decade after he was found to be living with just 10 percent of a typical human brain. (AOL Screenshot)

    Case of Man Missing 90% of Brain but Functioning Normally Stuns Scientists (Video)

    A man in France continues to puzzle scientists nearly a decade after he was found to be living with just 10 percent of a typical... Read more

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