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Trying to Avoid the Common Cold? Give Lots of Hugs

The tongue-in-cheek name of this publication might imply that we are already pro-hugging, but new research suggests that hugs may have preventative health benefits. Affectionate physical contact, and…

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A Soda A Day Increases Cancer Risk

It's no secret that soda consumption is directly linked to obesity, but could a can a day also be linked to cancer? According to a Swedish study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition…

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How is Climate Change Impacting Your Community?

Climate listening… can you hear me now? Are you experiencing climate change impact in your community? And in what ways are folks rallying to adapt and meet the challenges caused by climate disrupti…

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An Overlooked Cause of Knee Pain (And How to Treat It)

More than one third of Americans report being affected by knee pain, according to the American Osteopathic Association. If you have been suffering from creaky, achy knees, try to enumerate the reas…

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On the Pill? Science Says You’re Basically Wearing Beer Goggles

If you fell in love while on the pill, but are now off the pill and find yourself less than thrilled, sexually, with that partner whom you once loved so deeply, there's a reason for that—and it's not …

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Study: Eating Instant Ramen Noodles Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Ramen noodles are a convenient way to sneak in a quick meal, but they could be harming our health. Read about the study and try these healthier alternatives. A study published in August's issue of…

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Legumes: Good or Bad for You?

Legumes are controversial these days. Depending on who you ask, they are either incredibly nutritious or uniquely harmful. Some people even choose to eliminate legumes from their diet altogether. Sho…

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The High Cost of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals on Male Reproductive Health

A new report, The Cost of Inaction (pdf), has been published by the Nordic Council of Ministers in an effort to promote regulatory action to get endocrine disrupting chemicals out of the products cons…

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Paper Towel Junkie Intervention

I hate to admit it, but I was once a paper towel junkie. I blame it on genetics. My mom's side of the family. A kitchen without paper towels? Impossible! And the paper towel holder? A must-have …

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Signs You Might be Deficient in Chromium

Chromium, a mineral that is critical to great health, is often overlooked by even the most health conscious people. Yet many people suffer from deficiencies in this essential mineral causing them to e…

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