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Should You Get a Flu Shot? The Complete Guide

It’s that time again. Flu season is upon us, and everywhere we turn — from the family doctor’s office to the nightly news — we are reminded to get our flu shot. It couldn’t be easier: You can get…

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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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Arthritis & the Flu

You may be reluctant to get the flu vaccine if you're on immuno-suppressing drugs. But, there's no need for hesitation. Watch this video to learn more about this issue.…

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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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Dangerous Vitamin D Supplement Mistake

Photo Courtesy Of:  BananaStock/Thinkstock Drisdol is the synthetic form of vitamin D2; the form of vitamin D typically prescribed by doctors. But this is not the type produced by your body in r…

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Coffee, Sex, and Other Weird Ways to Not Get Sick

By Laurel House, Planet Green You know about antioxidants and you've been religious about your daily dose of Vitamin C, but what else can you do to keep that tickle from creeping up the back of you…

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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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13 Healing Powers of Lemons

If you're not getting fresh lemons into your diet, you may want to reconsider after reading the many health benefits of lemons, lemon juice, pith (the white part), or zest (skin). Here are 13 amazi…

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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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Tips & Tricks to Cure a Cold

Each year Americans catch more than one billion colds, making the cold virus the most common infectious disease in the United States. It accounts for more school absences and missed work than a…

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