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New Study: What Fracking Can Do to Your Hormones

Thought you already knew all the health risks associated with fracking? A new study may have you thinking again. Study results presented at the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocr…

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, I’ve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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Antibiotics — Making Us Fatter?

Our gut bacteria are gaining more and more press nowadays -- assisting our immune functions, taking hand in nutrient absorption, and even warding off cancer. But, most recently, our imbalanced microbi…

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6 Surprising (& Natural) Stress Relievers

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Whether it be financial or personal, significant stress is an unfortunate aspect of modern living. But, too much stress can be a bad thing. Whether you have trouble s…

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Are Your Nut Butter Cravings Out of Control?

Too many times have I cracked open a half-full jar of almond butter, spoon firmly in hand, with the heroic intention of taking one small spoonful, only to spot my feet through the bottom glass mere mi…

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Why Natural Birth Control Isn’t My Choice

I like to think that my lifestyle is very natural and healthy. I’ve detoxified the cosmetics and cleaning products I use, and continue to scope out other areas where I can improve. But there’s one are…

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4 Easy Steps to Happier Hormones

Whether you're 30 or 50+, you don't have to feel cranky, tapped out, and chronically sleep-deprived. Old-school medical thinking tells us that these “conditions” are all just a part of growing older…

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Top 7 Reasons We Feel Stressed Out

"I'm so stressed out." We've all said it, and felt the effects of living it. In our fast-paced, over-stimulated culture, we're constantly pushing our brains and bodies to the limit. Too little slee…

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Surprising Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women

The New England Journal of Medicine just published a new study on the effects of radiation therapy on women who are being treated for breast cancer and the news is disturbing. Women who receive radiot…

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The Pill, Only When You Get Lucky?

What if there was a birth control pill you didn't need to take every. single. day? If you like the sound of a pill that works to prevent pregnancy when taken within a few hours of sex, you're not alon…

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