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Chinese Medicine: 11 All-Day Energy Tips

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

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    Foam Rolling Whole-Body Warmup: Hips and Thighs

    Foam rolling is an effective and gentle way to warm up your whole body. It also helps release tension and aids recovery from intense exercise... Read more

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    Antibiotic Tonic Recipe

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    Eat Lots of Fiber or Microbes Will Eat Your Colon

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    Ordinary People Trained to Save Lives in Shootings, Attacks

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  • The air pollution in Beijing has traces of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. (AOL Screenshot)

    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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    Men’s Brains Are Found To Be More Greedy Than Women’s

     It has long been known to science that women find it easier than men to multitask and switch between tasks. But identifying exactly which areas... Read more

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    Opioid Addiction Now Surpasses Smoking

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  • (KOMO News)

    Man With Lung Disease Finishes Marathon Towing Oxygen Tank

    A man with a terminal lung disease has completed the Seattle Marathon while towing his oxygen tank. KOMO reports that Evans Wilson walked the entire... Read more

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    Eat Lots of Fiber or Microbes Will Eat Your Colon

    It sounds like the plot of a 1950s science fiction movie: normal, helpful bacteria begin to eat their host from within, because they don’t get... Read more

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    Getting to Know Third Hand Smoke

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    Dementia Rate Declines but Aging America May Halt the Trend

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    E-cigs Are as Bad for Teeth as Regular Cigarettes

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    Kids Benefit From Whole Fat-Milk

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    Quick & Easy Pumpkin Muffins

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    Sit All Day? Do a Plank

    The majority of us live highly sedentary lives, especially when compared to our ancestors. Unfortunately, our bodies are not designed for such an activity-deficient lifestyle... Read more

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    Pumpkin Spiced Adaptogen Latte

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    Lentil & Sweet Potato Stuffing

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    Licorice, the Sweet Root With Lots of Health Benefits

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    Monk Fruit, the Multi-Faceted Sweetener

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