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4 Warning Signs You Could Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

At least 1.3 million Americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. Commonly known as RA, this is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack a person's own tissue lining the joints. If…

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6 Easy Ways to Take Your Health Into Your Own Hands

Being healthy can be a cryptic concept. Does it mean going to the doctor yearly? Exercising? Eating your apple each day? Going gluten-free? It may be hard to navogate all of the information (and misin…

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6 Ways to Speed Recovery From Injuries

Injuries are hard to avoid. We work hard and play hard. We travel in fast moving vehicles and rely on others to pay attention and be careful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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Why Confident Seniors Stay Healthier, Longer

It's not surprising that mentally feeling better about oneself can translate to enhanced physical wellbeing, but new research from Concordia University confirms that the connection between confidence …

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10 Miracle Healing Powers of Grapes

Research continues on the vast health benefits of resveratrol, found in purple or red grapes. Here are some of the amazing healing benefits of resveratrol: Power Up Your Weight Loss Exciting res…

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How Your Diet is Making You Depressed

Your daily dietary choices may be upping your risk of depression by more than 40 percent, according to a new study. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a long-term analys…

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30 Simple Ways to Supercharge Your Diet

It’s not difficult to eat healthier.  Just making simple changes to your diet can ramp up the vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients you’re getting.  And better nutrition quickly spells better health.…

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5 Health Hazards of Excess Sugar

As kids, we were taught that too much sugar would rot our teeth, but today we know that the ramifications of a lifelong sugar splurge are scarier than a finger-wagging dentist. Yes, sugar can cause …

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27 Foods that Contain Natural Aspirin

When most people experience headaches, joint pain, or other aches in their body, they turn to aspirin or another anti-inflammatory drug. Aspirin was originally derived from the herbs meadowsweet an…

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Boost Immunity & Reduce Inflammation With Mushrooms

There're lots of products that promise to boost your immune system—who wouldn't want that? Well, millions of people suffer from autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases, and allergies.  Their immune…

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