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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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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

"Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble," chanted the witches of Shakespeare’s Macbeth as they added ingredients to their brew. While an eye of newt and tongue of frog may not …

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Cancer’s Scary Link to Height

If you've ever been jealous of long-legged supermodels it might be time to reconsider the advantages of being short.  According to new research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers…

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Lower Your Cancer Risk by 44 Percent

An exciting new study was just published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research showing the incredible ability of raw garlic to lower cancer risk by 30 to 44 percent, even in smokers. The study …

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16 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health Today

Forget the excuses.  Just for today, focus on the many ways you can improve your health.  This list is by no means complete but a starting point to get you making your physical, emotional, and spiritu…

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8 Natural Mosquito Repellents

Before you grab that DEET-based mosquito repellent, consider using a natural option instead. DEET, also known as diethyl-meta-toluamide, by any other name still stinks. And research proves that the ma…

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Dandelion: Weed or Medicinal Powerhouse?

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) has a bad reputation as nothing more than a pesky week.  Like most other weeds that people regard as a mere nuisance, dandelion has scientifically-proven medicinal pro…

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Why I Love Being 40

Next to marrying my husband, turning 40 was the best thing I ever did.  Unlike many women I know, I am not shy to share that eight months ago I arrived at what I consider a huge milestone in my life. …

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The Greatest Factor for Great Health

There is a substance in your blood that most people have never heard of, yet can increase the risk for over fifty diseases.  It’s called homocysteine and getting your levels of this substance under co…

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Research Links DEET Mosquito Repellents to Nerve Damage

DEET (diethyl-meta-toluamide), a common ingredient in mosquito repellents, has been linked to nerve damage. A new study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, published in the Jour…

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I regularly eat quinoa, chia and hemp seeds (also a good source of protein). The quinoa stuffed pep…