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Pork Tapeworms in the Brain

A pair of new studies underscore the U.S. public health threat of neurocysticercosis—quite literally having pork tapeworm larvae curled up inside one's brain—now the most common cause of adult-onset e…

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7 Pains You Should Never Ignore

See which painful symptoms could indicate a health emergency By the Editors of Prevention Pay Attention to Your Body’s Signals Usually a headache is just a headache, and heartburn is …

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The Healing Benefits of Hugging a Tree

By Erica Sofrina I am remembering my experience of childhood, climbing my favorite tree in our front yard. It was a huge pine tree and had wonderful branches close to each other like a perfect ladd…

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Popular Drink Increases Stroke Risk

In a study of 2564 people of varying ethnic backgrounds, researchers at Columbia University in New York and the Miller School of Medicine in Miami found a significant correlation between diet soda con…

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Super-Nutrient Battles Migraines, Fatigue, Diabetes, More

Many studies show the effectiveness of a single nutrient that is largely ignored by most people.  Called Coenzyme Q10 (or CoQ10), this amazing nutrient offers help for a number of health conditions. A…

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What’s Lurking in Your Natural Cosmetics?

Most body care and cosmetics companies include highly toxic ingredients in their products.  But, more and more companies are touting their products as healthy alternatives to the chemical-laden bran…

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Are You Eating MSG Without Knowing It?

MSG by any other name would still be as harmful.  This nervous system toxin masquerades in many other food additives that also contain MSG.  According to board-certified neurosurgeon Russel Blaylock, …

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Natural Headache Helpers

Over 45 million Americans experience chronic, recurring headaches, according to the National Headache Foundation, and 29.5 million suffer from migraines. If you're one of them, you may be tempted to p…

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Fighting Tension Headaches Naturally With Yoga

It happens to all of us from time to time. Our busy schedules get the best of us or we spend far too many hours at work in front of a computer screen, and suddenly our heads are pounding and it's i…

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Homemade Essential Oils for Any Ailment

By Sara Novak, Planet Green I have often thought that essential oils are the cure all for a host of what ails us. My favorite scent, lavender has done wonders to calm me down on many an occasion. I…

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