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15 Plant-Based Foods To Fight Hypertension

Hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the pressure of blood in the arteries is consistently elevated. A slew of new studies on foods and hypertension suggest i…

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The Dangerous Habit That May Be Increasing Women’s Death Risk

Inactive lifestyles and periods of prolonged sitting have been named as significant contributors to climbing rates of obesity and chronic illness in America, and a new study shows that aging adults ar…

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Is Eating Breakfast Overrated?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Not so fast. That old adage is facing more and more scrutiny due to increasing research. We have been told incessantly that skipping breakfast l…

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No Fair! Dogs Get Better Vet Care Than Cats

The notion that dogs are man's best friend is true in more ways than one. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook, dogs …

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3 Health Benefits of Mediterranean Diet Foods

From tapeworms to cabbage soup, mind-boggling food crazes litter the world of nutrition like so many discarded cigarette butts. But, there are gems hidden within the dietary refuse; particular eati…

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Preventing Arthritis

You don't want to develop osteoarthritis--it's painful and sometimes disabling. Watch this video to learn about taking steps to prevent its onset.…

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How Is HIV Spread?

Need a quick tip on how HIV is spread and what not to do? Watch this!…

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#1 Anticancer Vegetable

I'm so excited and honored to become a more active member of the Care2 community. I'm a physician, author, and researcher specializing in nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. One of my sm…

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Childhood Diet Can Determine Adult Health

With the multiple issues humans have created relating to the health of our planet, our soil, our minds and our bodies, the evidence continues to point to the most important concern; how we feed our …

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6 Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

Clogged arteries may be the root cause of heart attacks, but there's usually something else that triggers them. Here's how to protect yourself. By Emily Main, Rodale.com Heart attacks often come…

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