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Study Links Ethnicity to Prostate Cancer Risk

No man wants to hear the diagnosis of prostate cancer, no matter his ethnic background. But, according to new research published in the Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research, some men are at a si…

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New Hope for Arthritis Sufferers

Anyone who has experienced the debilitating pain and inflammation of arthritis will tell you how much these symptoms can rob a person of the joy of living. Arthritis pain can interfere with the abilit…

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Study Finds Common Cleaning Products Fail Safety Testing

Before you wash another load of laundry or scrub a pile of dishes, keep reading. Womenís Voices for the Earth launched a new report called ďDeep CleanĒ in which the non-profit organization graded four…

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In Praise of Yogurt

While yogurt is perhaps the most widely-known and used fermented food in North America and parts of Europe, the yogurt fad is not a new one. We have been obsessed with yogurt for thousands of years. …

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How Nature Reduces Mental Illness Risk

Have you had your daily dose of trees, flowers and shrubs? No, I donít mean in the form of herbal medicine. Iím referring to spending time communing with nature. Thanks to a new study published in the…

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U.S. Government Set to Approve Monsanto Protection Act

While Americans are busy enjoying their summer holidays, the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture has been busy signing off on a bill that will destroy any likelihood of labeling genetically-modified f…

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Are You Aging Faster Than You Think?

In our youth-obsessed world, the thought of aging quickly probably scares more than a few people. And, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the…

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Could Kale be Poisoning You?

Who doesnít love kale? Itís probably ranks as one of the most-loved vegetables on the planet. Letís face it: kale is a superstar in the vegetable kingdom. And for good reason: steamed kale has been sh…

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21 Signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Itís the season for barbecues, swimming, camping and sunshine. While it is understandable that we want to be outdoors more, enjoying the beautiful summer weather, excessive amounts of heat or sun expo…

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10 Reasons to Love the Herb St. John’s Wort

The popular herb St. Johnís Wort (Hypericum perforatum) often gets an eyebrow raise from the media, even in the face of whole volumes of research espousing its effectiveness for many health concerns. …

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Really cute, Thank you for caring and sharing.

Am Julia Andrea From USA I never believed that i could finally get back the happiness and the love t…

Thanks Farm Sanctuary for making life good for these pigs. @Elaine A: PLEASE, Stop YELLING at us.

Nice story. And how gret that the dog now brings joy as a therapy dog.

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