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Alternative Therapies

10 Things I Learned from Healing an Incurable Disease

Five years ago I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, a condition that is commonly believed to have no cure. I was given the options of surgery and medication for the rest of my life, still without the…

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8 ‘Superfoods’ for Weight Loss

Losing weight should be just as much about being healthy as it is about looking good in a swimsuit. Though nearly all superfoods -- as part of a healthy, balanced diet -- will help support weight loss…

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The Weed that Beats Superbugs

Looking out my office window, I see a beautiful natural setting and a small lawn covered in bright yellow flowers and I wonder:† "Why do so many people despise dandelions?"† While they think up new an…

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6 Remedies to Keep You Regular

Bowel health is not what you would call a water cooler topic of conversation. Waste elimination is a private matter and often a private struggle for many people.† Professional opinions vary on how man…

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Horses Have a Miraculous Effect on People with Alzheimer’s

The breathtaking majesty of equine power and grace has given horses a storied place in the lives and legends of human beings. Now, a new study from Ohio State University has found that horses can also…

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, Iíve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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5 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

Have you tried "everything" to lose weight but no amount of calorie counting and healthy eating is making the scale budge?† You're not alone.† This is the situation for many people, especially women o…

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Your Cravings: Decoded

What do you crave?† The saltiness of potato chips, the cool creaminess of ice cream, or the rich flavor of chocolate?† Whatever youíre longing for, it may be your bodyís way of letting you know youíre…

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What Makes a Person Compassionate?

Compassion, both for ourselves and for others, is a key component of maintaining well-being as we age. A new study has uncovered which elements play a significant role in developing this deep sense of…

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Overlooked Superfood Lowers Cholesterol

"Eat your peas!" is a common refrain in many households at meal time.† That particular command may be rivaled by "Eat your beans!" thanks to new research compiled by a group of American and Canadian s…

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at least you can have fun watching the baking soda/vinegar fizz!

Thank you for sharing the recipe Cait, I passed it on too.

I agree Anne - anything can cause a reaction (peanuts anyone?) but if you look at the statistics and…

Yum, I have been eating cherries every day this last week and they are amazing!

Agreed Anne M, Barbara L and Carol P. ..."taking St. John’s wort in conjunction with other …