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Vitamins May Be Alternative to HPV Vaccine

The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine has been surrounded by controversy since it was first commercialized. This could be partly due to the fact that it has had no long term testing, is injected int…

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All About Pet Allergies

One second you're cuddling with your best friend and the next you're feeling lousy thanks to the runny nose and itchy eyes. Watch this to find out what's causing all those symptoms and how to treat th…

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That is Dirty! Put It in Your Mouth: Healthy Immune Systems Through Dirt

A few years ago, when my child was still an infant, I found myself in one of those awkward situations with a host of new mothers that verbally and enthusiastically supported one another, while quietly…

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Are Your Allergies Making You Fat?

By Emily Main, Rodale.com  Allergy season is upon us, and the record pollen levels we're experiencing this year may have you heading to the allergy relief aisle at your local drugstore. But wha…

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Crush Your Allergy Culprits

Strapping on a gas mask and inflating the sterilized bubble that will soon be your new abode? Stop, put down the bicycle pump, and take these easy steps first. From the Editors of Women's Health …

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Simply Sauerkraut

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea) is one of the earliest cultivated vegetables, first grown over 4,000 years ago. This member of the Brassicaceae (Mustard) Family is a relative to cauliflower, broccoli, Bru…

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How Friendships Improve Health

Move over omega 3’s and colorful berries!  There’s something else on the menu for good health and longevity…friendship. In numerous studies, researchers are finding that people who have strong …

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5 Reasons to Have Sex Today!

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living What would Valentine's Day be without an opportunity to mention the three-letter word that gets everyone so riled up? Yes, you guessed i…

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7 Warming Winter Herbs (slideshow)

When cold weather strikes a chilling blow, it makes sense to consume healthy warming concentrated foods seasoned with warming herbs. Dark orange vegetables such as sweet potatoes, winter squash, …

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Swine Flu Parties

Wasn't it nice this summer not to have to hear about swine flu every day? Well no sooner did the thermometer drop below scorching and lo and behold, swine flu is making the headlines again. According …

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