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Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Diabetes, Autoimmune Disorders, Cancer

Vitamin D, also known as the Sunshine Vitamin, plays essential roles in supporting our energy and balancing our moods.  It also helps to build healthy bones, heart, nerves, skin, and teeth, and suppor…

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Top 3 Benefits of Vitamin D

What exactly makes vitamin D so important to our health? Quite simply, it directly and indirectly influences most of what happens in our bodies every second of every day. To understand, you have to…

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A Wonderfully Warming Ginger Bath

The night is chilly, and you feel a cold coming on. Hold the Atishoos! Just before bedtime, treat yourself to a healing ginger-spiked bath, and feel the wonder spice wake up your circulation, open you…

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Could You Have Adult-Onset Asthma?

As with allergies, if you’re an adult who has never suffered from asthma, you may be assuming that this will never be one of your health concerns.  The fact is asthma can be acquired at any point in o…

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Cure for the Common Cold

I know "cure" is a strong word...but when it comes to the common cold, anything close to helping would be appreciated, thank you very much. So let's not call it a cure, but a new study has found that …

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7 Ways to Stay Warm

I feel like the Cowardly Lion from The Wizard of Oz.  The difference is the mantra.  His was affirming his belief in spooks, mine is fighting my dread of winter: "I do believe winter can be fun. I do …

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Top Cold-Weather Workout Tips

It's starting. The weather is getting chilly, which means that those of us with outdoor exercise routines have cold mornings to contend with. You don't have to let that drop in temperature hurt your w…

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An Ounce of Prevention In Your Hands

Do you wash your hands after using a public rest room... after changing a diaper... before eating? Chances are if you answer a telephone poll you will say you do because you know you should. …

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7 Warming Winter Herbs (slideshow)

When cold weather strikes a chilling blow, it makes sense to consume healthy warming concentrated foods seasoned with warming herbs. Dark orange vegetables such as sweet potatoes, winter squash, …

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5 Tips to Calm the Common Cold

Oh, the common cold--such misery we learn to live through! Wouldn't it be great to never catch a cold?! While getting chilled or wet doesn't cause colds, there are factors that make you more susce…

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