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10 Yoga Poses for Back Pain

If you struggle with back pain, you know how it can make even the most basic tasks seen daunting. Something as simple as leaning over can set off those poor, aching muscles. The yoga poses below …

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How Poetry Can Help People with Dementia

For 20 minutes, silence blankets the room, punctuated only by the soft breathing of two women who are seated, facing one another. The eldest of the two struggles to speak—she has dementia and talki…

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Natural Ways to Reverse Heart Disease

With health care costs rising to stratospheric levels, more and more people are turning to so-called "alternative therapies" to deal with a variety of ailments, from heart disease to Alzheimer’s. A…

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Neuticles: Fake Testicles for Your Pet

Okay, this takes the cake for being weird, as well as a bizarre use of up to $800 — testicular implants for animals that have been neutered. The price depends on whether you buy small, medium or large…

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Could Mistletoe Help Heal Cancer?

According to ScienceDaily, Nov. 30, 2012, it seems that the age old traditional Christmas decoration, Mistletoe, has the potential to play a vital role as an alternative therapy for sufferers of colon…

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When Shamanism Meets Western Medicine

If you mixed the ivory towers of Western medicine with the back jungle villages of the native shaman and shook them up with Pop Rocks, you’d wind up with something that starts to resemble the way I wo…

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Natural Remedies for Lowering Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is an incredibly common condition, and millions worldwide take pharmaceutical drugs to treat it. While you should always consult with your health care pr…

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A Little Bird Told Me

Bam! My husband heard that dreaded sound a bird makes when flying head first into a window. I saw it flapping around in the front yard, obviously unable to fly. I finally found it cawing loudly un…

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