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The Dangers of Antibiotics: A Personal Story

I have just emerged from a health-horror story. Sadly, the person who scripted it was none other than—myself. Some weeks ago, I began feeling uneasy at work. My forehead felt warm, and my hands gre…

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Are You Aging Faster Than You Think?

In our youth-obsessed world, the thought of aging quickly probably scares more than a few people. And, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the…

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6 Natural Alternatives to Popping Tylenol

If you are feeling a little achy, inflamed, or have a nagging headache, your first reaction may be to pop a couple Tylenol. However, a recent study has suggested that, for certain conditions, Tylenol …

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Is Your Doctor Taking Money from Drug Companies?

In a recent TEDMed talk, medical professional Leana Wen got into the startling lack of transparency between doctors and patients. Right now, doctors don't have to tell you if they're taking money …

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Cashews to Beat the Blues

Maybe the pharmacy doesn't have to be the first place you stop when you're feeling down-in-the-dumps. A big helping of cashews may be just the ticket when you've got a mild case of the blues. What …

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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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Food vs. Medicine: Which One Actually Makes You Healthy?

"You are what you eat." We like to say this, but how many of us actually believe it, and more importantly, put it to work in our daily lives? We live in a time of widespread unhealthiness. The p…

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How to Recharge Your Beliefs With Taoism

The eternal Tao. What is Tao comes natural. It is following the way of sanity. Much commonsense has been lost as man has become dictated to by desire and ambition. His linear thinking has defragm…

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30 Foods & Herbs with Natural Antibiotic Properties

"Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food." -Hippocrates In herbology, antibiotic-like foods are called astringent -- meaning natural blood cleansers. The word anti (agai…

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Is Medicine Killing or Saving You?

Is medicine saving us- or killing us? Are doctors helping you- or harming you? Are you improving your health by taking prescription drugs- or are you decreasing your life expectancy?  Are you gettin…

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