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The Surprising Natural Remedy Linked to Allergy Relief

Aaaa-choo. Itís 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 youíre hooked on antihistamines, deco…

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The Food Group That Might Turn Off Cancer Genes

A new study in the journal Current Pharmacology Reports found that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, and broccoli sprouts have the ability to regulate…

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The Little-Known Herb That Combats Allergies

Itís 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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Consider This Before Taking St. John’s Wort

Due in large part to increasing health care costs and the unknown long-term effects of many popular medications, complementary and alternative medicine are growing in popularity. But there are some im…

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6 Ways to Speed Recovery From Injuries

Injuries are hard to avoid. We work hard and play hard. We travel in fast moving vehicles and rely on others to pay attention and be careful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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6 Super Spring Detox Foods

Living in a northern climate often means a long chilly break from fresh produce. By December, produce in the grocery store is looking questionable. By February, fruits and vegetables are low on flavor…

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The Overlooked Bone-Building Nutrient

If you asked most people what nutrients are needed to build strong bones and to prevent osteoporosis, you'd mostly hear one response: calcium.† Yet, calcium is one of over a dozen nutrients that are e…

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Alternative Medicine: Old Knowledge, Future Cures

Do you remember that saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"? That must have been coined in the era before Big Pharma and the Insurance Industry started sleeping together. Somewhere along th…

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Build Stronger Bones, Nails & Hair

One mineral is essential to bone-building, immune system strengthening, calcium absorption and building strong nails, hair, and teeth, yet most people never give it a second thought. It is silica. Sil…

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4 Heartwarming Examples of the Healing Power of Animals (Videos)

Animals and humans share a deep connection that is strengthened in times of great emotional and physical distress. Nowhere is this phenomenon more apparent than when one witnesses the touching inte…

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