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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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3 Technologies That Will Change Health Care Forever

When you think about how primitive medical technology was just a few years ago, it seems surprising that the human race managed to survive. Back when our grandparents were kids, doctors still smoked c…

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Alternative Medicine: Old Knowledge, Future Cures

Do you remember that saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"? That must have been coined in the era before Big Pharma and the Insurance Industry started sleeping together. Somewhere along th…

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Bee Venom Kills HIV (Just Another Reason To Save The Bees!)

Colony collapse disorder is decimating bee populations around the world. The possibility of losing our planet's most industrious pollinator hasn't motivated agencies like the EPA to protect them, but …

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