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Prevent the Cold and Flu Naturally

The weather is getting chilly, and that means cozy soups, warm scarves and hats, and toting a hankie as cold and flu season rolls in. I don't know about you guys, but I seem to always come down wi…

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How to Assess Your Risk of Getting Breast Cancer

By Monica Wilcox I need your help to save the lives of millions of women.  But first we’re going to save YOURS. Here are some critical facts to help you keep your breasts healthy and cancer free…

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Fight the Flu Naturally with Vitamin D

While the change in seasons means beautiful fall foliage and often gorgeous weather, it also means that cold and flu season is upon us. According to a study published in The American Journal of Clini…

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Top 10 Foods and Drinks for Cancer Prevention

Cancer is such a staggering epidemic--the sheer number of people affected by the disease is as heartbreaking as it is mystifying. As we are slowly learning more about the causes, we are beginning to l…

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Parasites: Little Bugs, Big Trouble

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Two weeks after kayaking on the Tennessee River, Kathryn Gage doubled over with a sharp, stabbing sensation in her gut. When the pain morphed into severe dia…

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14 Ways to Prevent Swine Flu

Don't know whether or not to get the H1N1 vaccination? You might want to read some of these precautions before you sign up for the shot. If you're opting for other ways to dodge the flu, here are 14 t…

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Are Airplanes Really Full of Germs?

Q: Is the air in an airplane really full of germs? A: If you don’t know this by now, you should. Germs are everywhere, and if you get a bunch of people in a small space for a prolonged period of ti…

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5 Cancer-Fighting Garden Herbs

Oh, the lovely bounty of nature. As the weather warms, home gardeners around the country are able to look no further than their backyard for flavorful herbs to add that farmstead layer of taste to the…

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Colors to Eat for Optimum Health

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Care2 Healthy and Green Living Want flawless skin, healthy bones, a youthful attitude and a mind like a steel trap? Say "bon voyage" to store bought vitamins--the …

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Natural Remedies for Under-Eye Bags and Circles

"You look tired..." Ah. Those dreaded three words. Thanks to the lovely dark circles and bags that appear for a laundry list of reasons; heredity, water retention, allergies, toxins, hormones, etc., a…

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Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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