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4 Eye Health Signs You Should Watch Out For

Eyes are the window to the soul, no doubt. But equally, they also give you a peek into your inner health. Check for the following clues, and you could glean vital information about your body: Red e…

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10 Foods Sold in the U.S. That Are Banned Elsewhere

Americans are slowly realizing that food sold in the US doesn't just taste different than foods sold in other countries, it's created differently. Sadly, many U.S. foods are BANNED in Europe -- and fo…

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Low Thyroid? How to Conduct a Basal Temperature Test

The Basal Temperature Test is not to be used as a replacement for a proper medical assessment.† Instead it can help you determine whether you may have a thyroid imbalance and a low functioning thyroid…

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Is an Underactive Thyroid Making You Overweight?

Because the thyroid gland is involved in so many functions in the body, an under-functioning thyroid gland can result in many possible symptoms. The following list includes many of the most common sym…

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What Can Blood Tell You About Your Health? (Infographic)

While you may think of a blood test as nothing more than an annoying annual formality, there's a lot more that you can learn from your blood, as long as you know the right questions to ask it. This…

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6 Tips For The Roller Coaster Ride Of Life

You know, when I was nineteen, Grandpa took me on a roller coaster. . .† Up, down. Up, down. Oh, what a ride! I always wanted to go again. You know, it was just interesting to me that a ride could mak…

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Wrestling With Breast Cancer

By Melanie Bates As I sit here drinking my sixth cup of java, my best friend is walking sixty grueling miles across San Francisco with a gnarly head cold.† Itís hard for me to fathom putting foot t…

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Can You Heal Your Inner Critic?

By Melanie Bates This isnít going to be very funny, or witty, or humorous, my friends, but I still think youíll relate to my son-of-a-bitch of an inner critic.† In fact, I daresay you have one too …

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Radiation Risks to Health

The thought of radiation exposure is the stuff nightmares, and justifiably so. With the release of radiation from the disaster-stricken nuclear complex in Japan, people the globe over have increased f…

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Pesticides Linked to More Disease

There is growing evidence linking pesticide exposure to thyroid disease.† In a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, researchers followed 16,500 women on farms who were exposed …

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