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15 Natural Options for Depression

Everyone feels down at some point, usually as a reaction to difficult circumstances, but clinical depression goes far beyond that. In such cases a person experiences a prolonged sadness that is out of…

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Vitamin D Levels May Predict Diabetes

Researchers followed almost 500 obese and non-overweight children to determine the factors that are involved with diabetes in later years. They found a surprising connection between low vitamin D leve…

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The Benefits of Responsible Sunbathing

Many people are concerned about spending time in the sun these days. Over the past few decades there has been an exorbitant amount of hype through all types of media that exposure to the sun is detrim…

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A Surprising Cause of Melanoma

Photo Courtesy Of:  Fuse/Thinkstock Rates of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, have been rising for at least the last three decades, and this increase has been largely blamed on exposure…

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All-Natural Depression Cures

By Loren Chidoni, Women's Health Early spring grays giving you the blues? It's no surprise. Lack of sunlight can cause a serious drop in your level of serotonin, a feel-good chemical that's …

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Healthy Indoor Herbs

By The Editors of Organic Gardening   Follow these tips to keep your indoor plants healthy and productive: 1. You must prevent your herbs' roots from rotting if you want productive p…

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How Sunlight Could Prevent Alzheimer’s and Cancer

In part one of this series on Vitamin D, Dr. Frank addresses the epidemic of vitamin D deficiency: 30 to 100 percent of Americans don't get enough of this crucial hormone. This deficiency can play a…

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Are You Vitamin D Deficient?

In part one of this series, Dr. Frank addresses the epidemic of vitamin D deficiency: 30 to 100 percent of Americans don't get enough of this crucial hormone. This deficiency can play a role in almost…

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Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency

It is estimated that anywhere from 30 to 100 percent of Americans, depending upon their age and community living environments, are deficient in Vitamin D. More than half of all American children are v…

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Treating Cat and Dog Depression

Is your pet sleeping more than usual? Is she always eating or maybe refusing to eat? Does he hide or seem lethargic? Your pet may be depressed, but as with people, there are successful holistic appro…

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