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The Natural Remedy that Nixes Yeast Infections

Most women have experienced a yeast infection at some point in their life. That’s because these infections are a common problem plaguing many women and tend to be persistent in nature. While there are…

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2 Quick & Zesty Chutneys That Fight Off Cold & Flu

 In Northern India, where I live, most meals are incomplete without a side of chutney or pickle. Growing up, I took the chutneys on our table for granted, liberally spooning them on to my plate or sco…

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The Machine That Is As Dirty As a Public Toilet Seat

It is a machine we use regularly and take for granted as a convenient facility, not much else. But did you know: the ubiquitous ATM machine harbors as many germs as the average public toilet seat. …

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The Right (and Wrong) Way to Clean Ear Wax

Teeth need half-yearly cleaning and eyes require regular check-ups, but our ears are largely self-cleaning. Wax does build up, but it falls out of the ear canal on its own when we chew food or make ot…

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Birth Control When You’re Living With HIV/AIDS

If you are one of the 1.1 million people in the U.S. living with HIV or AIDS, you might have heard that your choices of birth control are limited. The good news is that many methods—including some of …

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3 Personal Items You Should Be Cleaning More Often

Even the most hygiene-conscious people often forget to clean some everyday items. But the truth is, wiping the toilet seat and scrubbing the kitchen counter are simply not enough to protect you from i…

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Why Is Lyme Disease Not Just Tick-Borne Anymore?

  Some experts feel that almost everyone has been exposed to Lyme disease and may have it in one way, shape or form. Whether that's true or not is up for debate, but clearly there are those…

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STD Positive: Now What?

Curious as to what to do when your STD test comes back positive? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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Why Is My Joint Swollen?

You wake up one day to find a joint has doubled in size. What caused this reaction? Get the details on the possible causes.…

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Psoriasis Triggers

If you pay attention to what triggers a psoriasis flare-up, you may be able to prevent some itching and scratching! Watch this to know what you should watch out for.…

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