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The Dangers of Antibiotics: A Personal Story

I have just emerged from a health-horror story. Sadly, the person who scripted it was none other than—myself. Some weeks ago, I began feeling uneasy at work. My forehead felt warm, and my hands gre…


Natural Remedy Could Help Treat Flu Symptoms

Flu season is definitely upon us. Everyone I talk to seems to be getting a nasty flu bug that’s been going around. If you’re among them, you’ll probably be thrilled with this exciting research. A S…


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.,…


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…


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…


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 …


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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