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This Might Be the Heaviest Baby Girl Ever Born

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An Indian woman has given birth to a 15-pound baby girl, which doctors say could be the heaviest in the country’s history, if not in...


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    Acupuncture Pain Killing Mystery Revealed

    Researchers have discovered that acupuncture causes a special biochemical reaction that reduces inflammation and muscle pain. The study, published in Molecular Neurobiology, investigated the effects of... Read more

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    Do You Really Want to Eat Hot Dogs After Knowing This?

    The hot dog is one of America’s most popular foods, with the average person consuming 50 of them per year. Hot dogs are one of... Read more

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    Cell phone radiation increases risk of brain cancer or heart tumors, but not dramatically, shows a study on rats. The research was conducted by the... Read more

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    Grilled Fruit Salad Recipes

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    NYC Health & Fitness Directory

    Shift Integrative Medicine Union Square Shift offers you an integrative approach that acknowledges not only the physical but also the spiritual, emotional, and energetic components... Read more

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    Few things are so deeply infected by fads, frauds and quackery as nutrition. As such, it is through a lens of healthy scepticism that we... Read more

  • This illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a group of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron micrographic imagery. A potentially deadly "superbug" resistant to antibiotics infected seven patients, including two who died, and more than 100 others were exposed at a Southern California hospital through contaminated medical instruments, UCLA reported Wednesday Feb. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Centers for Disease Control)

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    A woman in Pennsylvania has tested positive for a strain of E. coli that is resistant to antibiotics, researchers said on May 26. The 49-year-old... Read more

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    How You Argue May Predict Future Health Trouble

    Whether you let it all out or bottle it up, arguments between spouses align with specific health problems, report researchers. The study, based on how couples... Read more

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    Don’t Let Grilling Lodge Metal Wires in Your Throat

    From 2002 to 2014, more than 1,600 people went to the emergency room because of injuries from wire-bristle grill brushes, according to new research. Loose bristles... Read more

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    A 4-Step Plan to Shed 20 Pounds Fast

    If you’re reading this and pondering how to lose 20 pounds, I already know something about you: You want to find a fitness program to lose weight, burn... Read more

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    Study: Letting Your Baby ‘Cry It Out’ at Bedtime Is OK

    Letting your baby cry his or herself to sleep may not be as bad as you think, says a recent study led by Flinders University. Letting... Read more

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    Cherry on Top: Summer Fruits Are Also Good for the Brain

    Summer fruits are soon back on our tables. We’ve long known cherries and other stone fruits provide a range of essential vitamins and minerals. But... Read more

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    Meal Kit Industry Taps Into Our Desire for Culinary Adventure

    Americans have more food choices today than ever before, and a new industry is capitalizing on this cultural shift by offering those who are willing... Read more

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    31 Clever Uses for Coconut Oil

    Coconut oil is incredibly popular, and for good reason. It offers many health benefits, has a delicate taste and is widely available. It’s also an extremely... Read more

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    Pick Your Poison – Sunscreens vs. Sunburns

    Confused about what to put on your skin to protect it from the sun?  Is a tanning bed a safer way of maintaining that “healthy... Read more

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    Want to Live Forever? Have Some More of This Delicious Herb

    By J. D. Heyes, contributing writer to Natural News Researchers believe that a staple food in the Mediterranean diet could be the secret to living a full... Read more

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    Cell Phones Increase Risk of Brain, Heart Tumors, but Not by Much

    Cell phone radiation increases risk of brain cancer or heart tumors, but not dramatically, shows a study on rats. The research was conducted by the... Read more

  • This illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a group of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron micrographic imagery. A potentially deadly "superbug" resistant to antibiotics infected seven patients, including two who died, and more than 100 others were exposed at a Southern California hospital through contaminated medical instruments, UCLA reported Wednesday Feb. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Centers for Disease Control)

    Superbug Resistant to All Antibiotics Seen in US for First Time

    A woman in Pennsylvania has tested positive for a strain of E. coli that is resistant to antibiotics, researchers said on May 26. The 49-year-old... Read more

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    How You Argue May Predict Future Health Trouble

    Whether you let it all out or bottle it up, arguments between spouses align with specific health problems, report researchers. The study, based on how couples... Read more

  • (AVN Photo Lab/Shutterstock)

    Don’t Let Grilling Lodge Metal Wires in Your Throat

    From 2002 to 2014, more than 1,600 people went to the emergency room because of injuries from wire-bristle grill brushes, according to new research. Loose bristles... Read more

  • (IgorSokolov/iStock)

    Study: Letting Your Baby ‘Cry It Out’ at Bedtime Is OK

    Letting your baby cry his or herself to sleep may not be as bad as you think, says a recent study led by Flinders University. Letting... Read more

  • Taryn Robinson cooks white turkey chili, a meal kit dish from Blue Apron, as her father, Keith Robinson, watches over her shoulder in Evanston, Ill., on  Jan. 23, 2016. The industry of meal kits is growing quickly and competition is heating up as more players enter the space. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)

    Meal Kit Industry Taps Into Our Desire for Culinary Adventure

    Americans have more food choices today than ever before, and a new industry is capitalizing on this cultural shift by offering those who are willing... Read more

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    Parents Sue California for Law That Forces Children to Get Vaccinated

    Opinions on vaccines vary widely. Some say they are the greatest public health development ever invented, while others believe they are a dangerous, even deadly... Read more

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    Treating Tricky Cancers With Fewer Side Effects Using Proton Therapy

    Earlier this year Dr. Rhea Birusingh began to experience blurry vision. She thought it might be some side effect related to her pregnancy, but on... Read more

  • A high pressure gas line crosses over a canal in an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near Lost Hills, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

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    The fracking industry likes to call its product “natural gas,” but the natural consequence of its activity is the production of billions of gallons of... Read more

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    Study: Obese People Now Officially Outnumber the Underweight

    By  J. D. Heyes, contributing writer to Natural News Politicians and poverty advocates love to make us feel guilty by claiming that unless we spend more... Read more

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    The Potential Danger of Taking a Painkiller Everyday

    If you were to read just the headlines of most news articles about the benefits of taking aspirin, you might believe nearly everyone should be... Read more

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    Pride About Weight Loss Gets Distorted With Anorexia

    Being proud about weight loss may play a role in eating disorders like anorexia nervosa. The condition has a death rate 12 times higher for... Read more

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    Americans Are Drinking Themselves to Death at Record Rates

    Alcohol is killing Americans at a rate not seen in at least 35 years, according to new federal data. Last year, more than 30,700 Americans... Read more

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    Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) Tied to High Blood Pressure Risk

    Monosodium glutamate – a flavour enhancer used in many processed and Chinese foods –  raises blood pressure, especially in women and in people taking antihypertensive... Read more

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    80 Percent of Public Swimming Pools Fail Routine Health Inspections: CDC

    Before you jump in a public pool this summer—make sure you check its violations record. A new report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), released... Read more

  • David Henrique Ferreira, 5 months, who was born with microcephaly, is kissed by his mother Mylene Helena Ferreira on January 29, 2016 in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    CDC Is Monitoring 279 Pregnant Women With Zika In US

    The number of pregnant women affected by the Zika virus in the United States and its territories is a total of 279, said the Centers... Read more

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    Is Your Overeating a Psychiatric Disorder? Big Pharma Hopes So

    More than two-thirds of U.S. adults are now overweight and it is fair to say that almost all of them overeat. Now pharma marketers have... Read more

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    The map above comes from the Nuclear Emergency Tracking Center. It shows that radiation levels at radiation monitoring stations all over the country are elevated... Read more

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    Supplements Are an Expensive and Potentially Toxic Lucky Dip

    The vitamin and supplement industry is big business in Australia. An estimated 75 percent of the population uses some form of complementary medicine, including vitamins,... Read more

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    Do You Really Want to Eat Hot Dogs After Knowing This?

    The hot dog is one of America’s most popular foods, with the average person consuming 50 of them per year. Hot dogs are one of... Read more

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    Grilled Fruit Salad Recipes

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    Is There Really Any Science Behind the Sirtfood Diet?

    Few things are so deeply infected by fads, frauds and quackery as nutrition. As such, it is through a lens of healthy scepticism that we... Read more

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    A 4-Step Plan to Shed 20 Pounds Fast

    If you’re reading this and pondering how to lose 20 pounds, I already know something about you: You want to find a fitness program to lose weight, burn... Read more

  • (5PH/Shutterstock)

    Cherry on Top: Summer Fruits Are Also Good for the Brain

    Summer fruits are soon back on our tables. We’ve long known cherries and other stone fruits provide a range of essential vitamins and minerals. But... Read more

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    Cardio Benefits that You May Not Think About

    So, how important is the time you spend on a treadmill or cross-trainer each week? Are you putting in the miles just to help maintain... Read more

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    15 Easy Ways to Lower Blood Sugar Levels Naturally

    High blood sugar occurs when your body can’t effectively transport sugar from blood into cells. When left unchecked, this can lead to diabetes. One study... Read more

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    FDA Changes Nutrition Label for First Time in 20 Years: Adds Sugar Levels, Changes Serving Size, and More

    New nutrition facts labels were revealed on May 20, but we won’t be seeing them on packaging until 2018, according to the U.S. Food and... Read more

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    Too Much Sitting Linked to Earlier Death in Older Women

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    What If We Didn’t Hate Ourselves?

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    Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid If You Have MS

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    4 Ways to Reduce the Damage of Prolonged Sitting

    Research is mounting that chronic sitting is associated with cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, obesity and even early death. But sitting can be hard... Read more

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    Small Changes May Help Us Avoid Weight Gain

    What’s the best way to avoid gaining weight? A new study finds two different strategies—daily small changes and periodic large changes—could work long-term. The team... Read more

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    7 Benefits of Walnuts

    Oftentimes, the simplest foods are best for your health, and this is certainly the case for nuts, in which Mother Nature has crafted a nearly... Read more

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    Fiber Could Be Key to Healthy Weight Loss

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    Here’s Why Your Ears Ring According to Chinese Medicine

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    Acupuncture Alleviates Knee Pain Due to Arthritis

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    Acupuncture Relieves High Blood Pressure With Lasting Results

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    Understanding the Heart of Chinese Medicine

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    Can Cinnamon Help Protect You From Cancer?

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    MRI Finds Acupuncture Relieves Internet Addiction

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    Coconut Water: A New Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment?

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    Science or Snake Oil: Can a Detox Actually Cleanse Your Liver?

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    Dandelion Root Far More Effective in Fighting Cancer Cells Than Chemotherapy

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    11 Herbs Used As Traditional Acne Remedies

    Acne involves the over-production of sebum from the sebaceous glands which results in the blockage of the pores with a sticky mass of the dead... Read more

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    7 Amazing Healing Powers of Aloe Vera

    Around 1750 BC Hannibal waged war to control the areas in North Africa where aloe vera flourished. It’s no wonder when you understand the powerful... Read more

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    Care for Your Hair the Natural Way With These 9 DIY Shampoo Recipes

    Why use 100% natural shampoos?   If you’ve read my article 17 Harmful Shampoo Chemicals You Want to Avoid Like the Plague, you will know... Read more

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    In my recent article Avoid These 7 Toxic Chemicals Found in Most Hair Dyes, I list the 22 hair dye toxic chemicals banned in Europe... Read more

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    Avoid These 7 Toxic Chemicals Found in Most Hair Dyes

    After writing my article about harmful chemicals found in most commercial shampoos, it was only natural that I would want to investigate the health hazards of... Read more

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    If You Don’t Know This Ultimate Superfood Trio for Pain Relief and Inflammation Reduction, It’s About Time

    By David Gutierrez, contributing writer to Natural News It’s easy to think that all superfoods must be pricey fruits such as blueberries, pomegranates or goji berries... Read more

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    Open Sesame! 10 Amazing Health Benefits of This Super-Seed

    Given the growing body of scientific support on its health benefit, sesame would be just as at home in a medicine cabinet as it would... Read more

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    Stinging Nettle for Energy, Detoxification, and More

    Stinging nettle is an herb everyone should get to know. Nettle is a common weed. It may not be exotic or sexy, but it easily... Read more

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    Ginger Every Day? There’s a Reason Why This Spectacular Root Is So Popular

    By Ethan A. Huff, contributing writer for Natural News Believe it or not, many of the world’s most effective healing therapeutics aren’t found at the drug store or... Read more

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    Radishes Rank Highly for Ability to Aid Health

    The radish is one of the oldest cultivated vegetables in the world. Today they are known mostly for their pungent crunch, but radishes also have... Read more

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    How to Make Your Own Compost Tea

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    Healing Allergy With Stinging Nettle

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    Turmeric Extract Strikes to the Root Cause of Cancer Malignancy

    A new turmeric study published in Cancer Letters is paving the way for a revolution in the way that we both understand and treat cancer. Titled, “Targeting... Read more

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    10 Foods to Add to Your Diet to Fight Stress and Anxiety

    In stressful situations, it’s easy to turn toward food to deal with emotions. Unfortunately, the foods we’re drawn to when we’re stressed are usually very high... Read more

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    10 Natural Ways To Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that attacks joints, bones, organs, and more.  RA drugs have terrible side effects and aren’t very effective.  Here are... Read more

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    NYC Health & Fitness Directory

    Shift Integrative Medicine Union Square Shift offers you an integrative approach that acknowledges not only the physical but also the spiritual, emotional, and energetic components... Read more

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    31 Clever Uses for Coconut Oil

    Coconut oil is incredibly popular, and for good reason. It offers many health benefits, has a delicate taste and is widely available. It’s also an extremely... Read more

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    Pick Your Poison – Sunscreens vs. Sunburns

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    5 Ways to Transform Negativity

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    Exercises to Avoid and Eliminate Back Pain

    Back pain as a diagnosis has an incredible effect on our economy by driving a large number of prescription medications and paid days off. It... Read more

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    Modern medicine has many kinds of synthetic drugs to treat chronic diseases. However, once patients start to take them, they usually become slaves to these... Read more

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    How to Lose Weight Around Menopause (And Keep It Off)

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    Secrets of Korean Medicine, Part 29: Life Should End With a Comfortable Death

    The question of what constitutes good end-of-life care is one that perplexes physicians around the world. In 2011, a survey conducted by the Gerontological Association... Read more

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