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What’s Lurking in Your Toothpaste?

We all want to fight cavities and have a megawatt movie-star smile. But some toothpaste may be going too far, adding ingredients that could be bad for our overall health. Here are a few of the more in…

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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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5 Blood Tests You’re Probably Not Getting–But Should Be

OK, you get all the requisite cancer screenings, have an annual head-to-toe physical to check your blood pressure and cholesterol, and even get routine colonscopies. So you’re in the clear, health-wis…

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Food Antioxidants and Cancer

The USDA recently removed their online antioxidant database of foods, "concerned that ORAC values were routinely misused by food and dietary supplement manufacturing companies to promote their product…

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Alarming Side Effects of 7 Popular Prescription Drugs

Legal prescription drugs ... Many people take them, many don’t read the endless side effects warnings that seem to go on forever in “mouse type” on the labels and accompanying info sheets. Perhaps the…

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6 Morning Habits You Need to Dig Into

The wee hours of the morning are a sacred time when all is quiet, and the world is seemingly still asleep. Believe it or not, the morning has the potential to be your most productive time of the day, …

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How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally

The two leading causes of death in the world are heart disease and stroke -- both of which are linked to high cholesterol. September is National Cholesterol Education Month so let us learn what it …

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7 Tips to Help Your Gut

Maintaining a healthy gut isn't as easy as popping a magic pill. "If you're going to use probiotics, then drink, smoke and eat badly, that's not going to cut it," says Georgianna Donadio, PhD, nutri…

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Are Pesticides Lowering Our Intelligence?

I've been studying the effects of toxic industrial chemicals and heavy metals for 25 years and with greater intensity for my upcoming brain health book, 60 Seconds to Boost Your Brain Health (Rodale, …

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Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy or Safe?

The American Egg Board is a promotional marketing board appointed by the U.S. government whose mission is to "increase demand for egg and egg products on behalf of U.S. egg producers." If an individua…

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I agree with Judith S. I was expecting more about dogs that tend to "converse" in their own way. (…

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