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You Are Covered in Bacteria (and that’s a good thing!)

Our bodies are home to a complex, vast community of microorganisms, and there is mounting research looking at how how these bacteria and viruses are connected to our overall health. You probably al…

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5 Ways Mindfulness Meditation Could Make Your Life Better

During my college years, I stumbled across a weekly mindfulness meditation meeting near my apartment. I decided to drop by a session, and it turned out to be one of the best decisions I made during my…

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What Position Is Best to Sleep in?

The position you assume during your sleeping hours can actually hugely affect your physical well-being. Sleeping really scrunched together can encourage shortened muscles and imbalances, while craning…

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Healthy & Delicious Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna is rarely seen as healthy, but this wonderful dish fits the bill since it's chock full of vegetables. As a lighter version, it has only one layer of noodles, so it is not too “bready.” We use …

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Altruism: A Remedy for Stress

Will acts of kindness and generosity enhance our health, increase our longevity and make us happier? I think so. Do you? Could heart-directed altruism be such a remedy? When we act on behalf of oth…

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How Much Salt is in Your McDonald’s Meal?

Exactly how much sodium is in your favorite McDonald’s guilty pleasure? I’ve compiled a list of some common foods to give you a sense. Keep in mind that most experts recommend getting less than 2300 m…

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Are You Being Greenwashed?

First things first: What is “Greenwashing”? It’s how a company positions their products on the marketplace suggesting to the consumer that a product is eco-friendly, natural or better for them, whe…

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Unexpected Source of Sodium Increases Heart Attack Risk

It may surprise you to learn that many prescription and over-the-counter medications contain hidden sodium, especially the drugs that dissolve in your mouth or are added to water. Because sodium-conta…

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Introducing Liletta: A(nother) new IUD

As the use of IUDs in the U.S. has gone up, so has the number of IUD options on the market. The latest to join the party is called LILETTA™, and it will be coming soon to a health care provider near y…

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Easy Organic Compost (Infographic)

Composting does a garden good---and organic, DIY is even better! Whether you live in the city, in the suburbs, or in the country---even a cold climate---composting can be easy. No matter the siz…

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Thanks for this great advice.

I hope that the more recent lower doses do not have the same association