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Lysol Ad Accused of Exploiting Ebola Panic

According to the website Motherboard.vice.com, if you conducted a Google search on "ebola" on Tuesday, October 28, you saw the number one result was an ad for Lysol disinfectant—ahead of the fact shee…

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5 Little-Known Virus-Killing Remedies

Everywhere I turn I keep hearing about one virus or another:  the ebola virus, avian flu, swine flu, and many others.   It seems that people are looking for all-natural ways to boost their immunity ag…

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Why You Should Probably Not Read the Magazines at Your Doctor’s Office

It’s something we do without really thinking about it—leafing through a magazine while we wait for our turn at the doctor’s clinic. But it may be a good idea to resist that habit. Instead, pop your…

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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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How Gut Bacteria Affects Your Brain

Photo Courtesy of:  Thinkstock/iStockphoto The bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microorganisms comprising your body's microflora outnumber your body's cells 10 to 1. It's becoming increasingly clea…

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11 Detox Tips for a Super Spring Cleanse

Spring is almost here. It is the perfect time to do a detox, particularly after we've been breathing in poor indoor air quality, had less sunlight, and perhaps gotten less activity than usual.  Detoxi…

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Mad Science: Bird Flu Experiment Insane

Remember the whole bird flu scare of a year or two ago?  We dodged that bullet, so what are scientists doing now?  You guessed it:  creating a new strain of the avian flu virus that can jump from spec…

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Pregnancy and Herpes

Since herpes can be a big issue when getting pregnant, you may want to watch this for a quick tip on getting tested.…

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How Is Herpes Spread?

Need a quick tip on how herpes is spread and what not to do? Watch this!…

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Treating and Preventing Herpes

Need a quick tip on treating and preventing herpes? Watch this!…

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