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Knee Issues? Here Are 3 Cardio Alternatives to Running

When most people think of cardio they think of high-impact exercises like running. For people with knee issues, that kind of high-impact exercise can be very painful. While it’s true that you need a …

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8 Health Benefits of Antioxidant-Rich Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. It is best known for treating skin injuries, such as burns and sores, but may also have several other therapeutic prop…

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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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8 Biggest Myths About Suicide

Suicide is one of the most heartbreaking, confusing and misunderstood issues in contemporary culture. It's no surprise, then, that many people's understanding of suicide is shaped by the very taboo na…

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Warning Signs You Have a Potassium Deficiency (+ Best Sources of Potassium)

Without adequate potassium in your diet, your body cannot preserve the health of your blood, heart, muscles, nerves, skin or kidneys. Potassium is one of the essential minerals that helps to regula…

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For a Healthy Liver, Drink More Coffee

Decades ago, researchers in Norway came upon an unexpected finding. Alcohol consumption was associated with liver inflammation (no surprise), but a protective association was found for coffee consumpt…

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This Earth Day, Pledge to Ditch These 7 Toxic Chemicals

Why not make Earth Day matter this year? Pledge to ditch these 7 toxic chemicals in favor of more natural and healthy products. 1) Triclosan - Triclosan is an antibacterial agent found in soaps, sh…

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How to Get Back to Sleep in the Middle of the Night (Infographic)

If you can sleep through an entire night without waking up once, consider yourself lucky. For many of us with pets, kids or sensitive ears, unwelcome interruptions mid-slumber are nightly occurrences.…

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3 Ways You Can Help Stop HIV in Its Tracks

Decades after the discovering of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), scientists are still trying to find a cure. Recent developments point to the possibility of an “extremely potent” antibody prod…

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Creepy Things You Probably Don’t Want to Know About Dust Mites (& 8 Ways to Beat Them)

Dust mites are microscopic insects that can cause major allergic reactions if you’re susceptible. Reactions range from nasal congestion to swollen eyes to asthma. Since they’re so tiny, you’ll never s…

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Yeah, the article is correct. Mindfulness IS a very vague term. And there is all sorts of new-agey…

I have often said that I am my own worst enemy. I will never live up to my own expectations and cons…