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7 Spices with Major Health Benefits

Spices are a great thing to have in your pantry. They have the ability to turn a healthy, slightly bland meal into a nutritious flavor explosion. What's even better, many spices are really great for y…

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6 Natural Alternatives to Popping Tylenol

If you are feeling a little achy, inflamed, or have a nagging headache, your first reaction may be to pop a couple Tylenol. However, a recent study has suggested that, for certain conditions, Tylenol …

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12 Steps to Coping With Arthritis

Years ago, in Morocco to write a travel story, I rode my first camel. Who knew that those stubborn, one-humped Dromedaries don’t simply sit to let you dismount—they lunge forward. And so, alas, did I,…

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Health Benefits of Epsom Salt Baths

Most of us know about the importance of iron and calcium for our bodies, but what about magnesium? It is the second most abundant element in human cells and the fourth most important positively charge…

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7 High- and Low-Tech Tools to Predict the Weather

It's an old joke: Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. Funny as this statement may be, it is not quite true. Paying careful attention to the forecast will let you …

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5 Reasons Bone Broth Is a Superfood

If you have perused the internet lately, you may have noticed a growing buzz around bone broth. It has become so popular that even one NYC bone broth cafe has popped up. If you are confused, bone brot…

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A Simple Solution for Easing Joint Pain

Are you suffering from achy joints linked to osteoarthritis? You’ll be happy to know you might be able to walk it off, according to researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago. In their study pu…

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20 Foods that Aggravate Big Toe Pain (Gout)

Gout is a painful form of arthritis that is usually linked to pain in the big toe. It occurs when uric acid in the blood causes crystals to form and accumulate around joints, particularly in the big t…

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27 Foods that Contain Natural Aspirin

When most people experience headaches, joint pain, or other aches in their body, they turn to aspirin or another anti-inflammatory drug. Aspirin was originally derived from the herbs meadowsweet an…

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What’s The Exercise Sweet Spot? More Isn’t Better for Everyone

Too much exercise can be as risky as too little exercise for patients who already suffered a heart attack, according to new research by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory…

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Respect your fur babies!

I think people should be more concerned with not having enough common sense in their lives but this …

I have had cats for many years and everyone is different. I find the only way to know what they lik…