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Never Rake Fall Leaves Again

Even though fall is almost a month away, leaves have already begun to fall here in Virginia, and they’ll keep falling until November, covering my lawn and flower beds, making the yard look messy and u…

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Signs Your Insect Bite Requires Medical Attention

Summer means insect bites. If you live in Florida like I do, all you have to do is step outside for five minutes and you’ll come back full of bug bites. Most of the time bug bites aren’t serious. M…

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9 Ways Climate Change is Making Us Sick

And five ways we can protect ourselves... Yes, climate change is causing hurricanes, droughts and making sea level rise. But it's also making us sick. Illnesses related to a warming planet are on t…

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How Dogs Protect You Before You’re Born

Think your dog's dirty fur and stinky smells are the worst part about owning a pet? Well, it sort of is, but it also might be responsible for improving immune systems, starting from before you were bo…

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Eat Your Seasonal Allergies Away!

Over-the-counter drugs might alleviate your allergy symptoms, but the side effects can be the pits. Try these food-based natural remedies for seasonal allergies instead! Spring heralds warmer weath…

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The Surprising Natural Remedy Linked to Allergy Relief

Aaaa-choo. It’s that time of year again for allergy sufferers. You may be surprised to learn that probiotics are among the best natural remedies for allergies. If you’re hooked on antihistamines, deco…

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The Little-Known Herb That Combats Allergies

It’s that time of year again: the season of itchy eyes, sneezing, runny noses and breathing troubles for anyone who suffers from allergies. While it is tempting to run for the decongestants and anti-h…

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Natural Cures for Seasonal Allergies

If you’re anything like me, you’re more than ready for winter to be over. The good news is, spring is just around the corner. The bad news is, along with spring come seasonal allergies. But don’t fear…

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5 Iconic Holiday Cookies Made Healthier

You may be asking who in their right mind would want to make a cookie healthier? True; it’s a treat, a splurge, an immutable indulgence. However, healthier doesn’t necessarily mean lower in fat or cal…

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Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Doubles Cancer Risk

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found a link between some pesticides and a significantly increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma—a type of cancer of the lymphati…

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