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The Spice that May Help Fight Breast Cancer

New research offers hope for women diagnosed with breast cancer and those hoping to avoid the disease altogether. Thatís good news considering that according to the American Cancer Society an estimate…

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The Leaf That Helps You Fight Pain and Infection

Popeye, the poster boy for spinach, had the right idea. The leaf has grown to be synonymous with good health. Loaded with vital nutrients and vitamins, spinach helps aid in heart and bone health and m…

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5 Ways the Keystone Pipeline Might Make People Sick

The Keystone Pipeline has generated outrage for the environmental impacts it could have. The pipeline would ferry tar sands oil from Canada all the way through America's Great Plains and down to the G…

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Surprising Herb May Help Restless Leg Syndrome

When you think of the herb St. Johnís Wort you probably think of depression. But new research published in the medical journal Clinics found that you might also want to consider this herb to help with…

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How Black Tea May Help Cut Your Ovarian Cancer Risk

More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the USA every year according to†the National Cancer Institute. The most common†of these is epithelial ovarian cancer, the†fifth leading caus…

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4 Good Reasons to Take a Vitamin D Supplement

Vitamin D supplements aren't just for kids. There are some solid reasons to make sure that you're getting enough vitamin D. There's more and more evidence that vitamin D supports immune health, and…

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Top 10 Reasons to Stop Using Pesticides

Whether itís the proven harmful effects on our health and ecosystems or the lack of regulatory oversight, there are just too many reasons to not stop using pesticides. Top 10 Reasons 1) Pesticides d…

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The Mushroom that Shows Promise Against Cancer

When we think of cancer in our Western world, we tend to think of harsh chemicals or toxic radiation as the treatments. But promising new research published in the journal Phytomedicine suggests that …

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Monsanto’s Roundup Found in Animals with Birth Defects

Danish farmer Ib Borup Pederson had reared hogs for decades. So he was alarmed when he observed a growing incidence of malformations and birth defects in his newborn piglets. The deformities included:…

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4 Incredible Benefits of Cumin Seeds, and How to Include Them in Your Diet

In India, we use cumin seeds in our cooking almost as liberally as we do salt and pepper. In addition to spicing up my dals and curries childhood upward, cumin also played healer when I suffered from …

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