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Natural Ways to Protect Yourself Against Growing Skin Cancer Rates

According to a statement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most serious form of skin cancer, known as melanoma, has more than doubled between 1982 and 2011. The CDC indicate…

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Which Will Improve Your Life More: a Cat or a Dog?

Pet lovers aren't surprised by research stating the emotional, physical and mental benefits of owning cats and dogs. WebMD.com wrote that there is now proof that pets enhance our social skills and d…

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Study: 1 in 3 Americans Drinks too Much

A new study looked at over 138,000 adults and found that one third of participants fulfilled the definition of "excessive drinker." Find out where you fall on the drinking spectrum. Related: How much…

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5 Smart Ways to Prevent Dog Bites

National Dog Bite Prevention Week is May 18-24th. You may have seen the Care2 post last week about the little boy who was attacked by a dog when he was on his bike, but his cat came to the rescue and …

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CDC: Superbugs an ‘Extremely Dangerous Problem’

We’ve heard the horror stories of people going into the hospitable for a relatively minor problem and coming out with an "untreatable" and potentially lethal infection. According to the Centers for Di…

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Salt is Bad For You… No It’s Not!

If you are paying attention, then you have probably noticed a trend of sorts – particularly about contradictory medical findings. Take virtually any substance that can be consumed or ingested (except …

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Need A New Year’s Resolution? Practice Prehabilitation

This New Year's I'm advocating for a new resolution: prehabilitation. It's the opposite of rehabilitation. It's a real word defined as "a form of strength training, aims to prevent injuries before the…

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Salt: A Child’s Indulgence That Should Be Checked

When we worry about what our children eat, we most often involve ourselves with concerns over sugar and fat. We read labels on processed foods and frown upon items that are rife with loads of sugar or…

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Is Raw Milk Dangerous?

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock The U.S. Centers for Disease Control have long claimed that between 1998 and 2008, there were two deaths from raw milk. This number is often used in media r…

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How Bad is Salt, Really?

by Kristin Wartman, Contributor to Holistic Nutrition on Allthingshealing.com For something that's so often mixed with anti-caking agents, salt takes a lot of lumps in the American imagination. Lik…

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