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articles by: Dr. Michael Murray

7 Little-Known Benefits of Sunlight

This time of year, everyone wants to be outside. It feels so good to have the warm sun on our bare skin. If you haven't heard that being out in the sun, unprotected by sunscreen, puts you at risk for …

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4 Natural Ways to Relieve Indigestion

The term indigestion is often used to describe heartburn and/or upper abdominal pain as well as a feeling of gaseousness, difficulty swallowing, feelings of pressure or heaviness after eating, sensati…

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6 Natural Approaches to Varicose Veins

As swimsuit season approaches, many adults dread exposing their legs because of ugly varicose veins. Varicose veins affect nearly 50 percent of middle-aged adults. The subcutaneous veins of the legs a…

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The Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

Nutrients play an enormous role in preventing and treating the leading causes of impaired vision in North America--cataracts and macular degeneration. In both conditions, the eye's normal protective m…

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How to Slow Down Your Genetic Clock

There has been a great deal of study in recent years about what causes us to age, and whether itís possible to slow down our genetic clock. For many years it was thought that cells were immortal if…

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7 Habits that Are Good for You & the Planet

Our thoughts, actions, practices, and habits affect our health, but they also have an impact on the health of others and the health of our planet. Realizing this undeniable fact gives us the opportuni…

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Prevent Muscle Mass Loss as You Age

Aging is associated with many physical changes. One of the most obvious and preventable changes is the loss of muscle mass and strength. The medical term for this process is sarcopenia, from the Gr…

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A Secret for Younger-Looking Skin

During red carpet season, we ogle celebrities at the award ceremonies, examining their skin and hair, along with "who they're wearing." It's hard not to notice women who have clear, radiant, vibran…

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about Dr. Michael Murray

Dr. Murray is an educator, lecturer, researcher, and health food industry consultant, and the author of more than 30 books, including his newest,†The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (Atria, 2012). Learn more at www.DrMurray.com. Readers who sign up for Weekly Fast Facts at the website will receive a free copy of Dr. Murray's new ebook,†Stress, Anxiety and Insomnia! What the Drug Companies Won't Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn't Know.

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