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10 Life-Threatening Mistakes You Might Make With Your Doctor

With our health care system as broken as it is, it’s easy for patients – myself included – to fall into the role of victim and blame others when things don’t go our way. But are you doing what you can…

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8 ‘Staple’ Foods to Avoid at the Grocery Store

A lot of so-called "staple" items that we buy at the grocery store are loaded with unnecessary and sometimes harmful ingredients. They are simply not as essential as we've been lead to believe, and ca…

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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

'Tis the season of holiday parties, frothy mugs of eggnog, sugary cookies, and plenty of good cheer. It is a lovely season, but once the new year arrives, many of us are filled with regret. The averag…

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Salmonella in Your Spice Rack?

In the past there have been rampant salmonella outbreaks in lettuce, sprouts, and even peanut butter, but now it’s time to be wary of a surprising source -- your spice rack. In a recently published st…

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Dodging Pesticides: 5 Foods to Avoid

Living in San Francisco, I'm constantly being bombarded with "organic this" and "locally grown" that. I have actually seen stores charge $2.50 for ONE apple. No joke, $2.50 for an organic, oh-so-chi…

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thank you diane maceachern..............this are good tips......i shared them on facebook

All very good tips and do most of them. Bulk items in bins become a problem for those with gluten is…

I've had my Casper for a few weeks now. Really loving it! Did a lot of reserach to decide between…

So being on a vegetarian diet is being on the road to slower aging.