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6 Easy Ways to Take Your Health Into Your Own Hands

Being healthy can be a cryptic concept. Does it mean going to the doctor yearly? Exercising? Eating your apple each day? Going gluten-free? It may be hard to navogate all of the information (and misin…

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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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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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These 2 Activities Can Help You Age Better

Incontinence and cognitive impairment are two of the most prevalent problems experienced by aging adults, affecting an estimated 25 million and 16 million Americans, respectively. But two new studies …

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Essential Spring Cleaning for Your Body & Mind

Spring is finally upon us! After the long, dark doldrums of winter, you may be feeling a little less spritely than you did before the eternal frost. You may be moving more sluggishly, fitting more tig…

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Should Beer Be Part of Your After Workout Plans?

A new beverage Lean Machine, an after workout beer also known as "recovery ale," is creating quite a stir. Should you add beer to your after workout plans or is it just more marketing healthwash? L…

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How Long It Really Takes to Form a New Habit

Weíve all heard the oft-repeated myth that it takes 21 days to form a habit. But itís just thatóa myth, started when plastic surgeon Maxwell Maltz first noticed that it took his patients a minimum of …

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What Your Gym Exercise is Missing

Taking your workout outside isn't just a great way to enjoy the spring weather that looks like it's finally here to stay (fingers crossed!). It also may be more beneficial to your health than exercisi…

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Improve Your Life With … Green Smoothies?

There are many so-called "superfoods" out there that boast miraculous claims that often can't hold any water. But, the ubiquitous green smoothie? Sure, it has fruits and veggies galore, but can it rea…

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Too Much Running Could Actually Kill You Sooner

Training to run a marathon has got to be one of the healthiest things you can do, right? Maybe not: A new study found that "moderate" runners lived longer than people who don't exercise at allóand peo…

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