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Ingredients to Avoid in Multivitamins

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Just because something is touted as being "natural" or "healthy" doesn't automatically make it true, and such is the case with some multivitamins. You rea…

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Shingles May Increase Risk of MS, Says Study

Can shingles lead to multiple sclerosis (MS)? Viruses have long been suspected as having a role in triggering MS. New research out of China reveals that an outbreak of shingles can significantly incre…

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Essential Oil Eases Pain, Kills Viruses

We often associate the sweet pungent aroma of cloves with the holiday season, but few people ever consider its therapeutic properties.  Essential oil of clove can be used for a whole range of purposes…

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