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Women's Health

Yuck Factor Aside, Urine Has Surprising Uses

In the beginning, we're taught that our pee is gross, something we must quickly flush and wash away. But, it turns out, human urine has surprises uses. It's 95% water, and 5% urea, chloride, sodium…

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How Does Traffic Affect Our Health?

Like many of you, I dislike driving in heavy traffic. But unlike many of you, I usually donít have to. I live and work in Californiaís Santa Cruz Mountains, and my job is just steps from my home. D…

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Which Spices Fight Inflammation?

Once in a while I come across a study that's so juicy I have to share it. A group of researchers at the University of Florida, Gainesville and Pennsylvania State set up a brilliant experiment. We'v…

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Can Sex Toys & Kissing Give You HPV?

The latest in HPV: Good news for folks who kiss someone with oral HPV, not so much for those who share sex toys. We've said it before:†human papillomavirus (HPV) is incredibly common. But scientist…

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Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken

One of the most concerning developments in medicine is the emergence of bacterial super-resistanceóresistance not just to one class of drugs, like penicillin, but to multiple classes of drugs (so-call…

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How to Combat Computer Eye Strain

What happens to our eyesight when we sit in front of a computer all day? As researchers from the SUNY College of Optometry note, the rise in computer screens "has led to an increase in ocular and v…

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Dear America, We Have a Drinking Problem.

Eighty-eight thousand deaths a year? One in 10? Why are so many U.S. adults drinking themselves to death? A shocking new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that fro…

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Life According to Your ‘Heart Blueprint’

Now and then we all take a moment to look at the life we are living and daydream about how our futures will look. So, take one of those moments right now, and rather than "thinking" about what the fut…

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New Study Links Pesticide Exposure to Autism

Scientists at the University of California (UC), Davis and UC Los Angeles published findings that further strengthen the link between pesticide exposure and autism.† According to the researchers, this…

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If You Have Glaucoma, Eat More of These

In my last video, I discussed how eating goji berries with nuts and seeds can help build up yellow plant pigments such as lutein and zeaxanthin in our eyes to help fight age-related macular degenerati…

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I've been there every time one of my cats was ready to cross The Bridge. I hold them and talk and s…

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