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Feed A Cold But Starve A Fever: Health Myth?

According to some folks, you ought to feed a cold and starve a fever. Before you starve yourself or stuff your belly with food, find out if this adage has any truth to it!…

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Common Illnesses & HBP

A cough. Sniffles. No big deal, right? Well, when you have high blood pressure, it can be a big deal, especially when it comes to treating such common illnesses. Find out why.…

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5 Ways to Relieve a Lingering Cough

The fever and achy muscles are gone, you’re feeling much better, but that hacking cough is still hanging in there.  While a cough that won’t go away can be caused by something other than a cold (e.g.,…

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DIY Acupressure for Headaches, Fevers, and Pain

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) includes many points on the hands that can be massaged to support healing from common health conditions, including:  headaches, fevers, neck and back pain, among oth…

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Fever: Fighting Febrile Seizures

Many "green" parents are slow to use popular medicines to treat their children's illnesses, believing strongly in the power of both natural alternatives and the self-healing abilities of the body, alo…

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Sick-Kid Survival Guide for Parents

Staying home from school because of a bug is both a drag and half-blessing for most kids.  Nothing’s fun about having a fever, a hacking cough, nausea, aching joints or unrelenting congestion.  But a …

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Children’s Tylenol Recall

I know many of us avoid over-the-counter medication as much as possible--but many people find that when their child has a fever hitting the triple digits in the middle of the night, a little Tylenol c…

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