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5 Cheap Plants That Keep Your Home Cool and Fresh

It's summer, and that means only one thing: It's hot — too hot to think, too hot to move, too hot to do anything. You could crank up the air …

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Never, ever use soap in a lake

<b>Even if the label says 'biodegradable,' please don't do it.</b><p>I was lying on a hot sandy beach yesterday morning, looking at the turquoise waters of …

Benefits of Witch Hazel - A Magic Potion That Can Heal Skin

Beauty has the direct connection with the healthiness of the skin. There are several brands out in the market, displaying various cosmetic products, …

The Beginner’s Guide to Beekeeping

Interested in getting into a honey-sweet hobby? Here’s where to start.<p>Beekeeping at home is an increasingly popular hobby for many nature enthusiasts …

How to use essential oils for hair growth

There are many essential oils a person can use to promote hair health. These oils are ingredients in a variety of products, including specialty …

How To Grow Truffles In Your Own Back Garden

Extravagant, rare and revered by food lovers around the world, truffles are a pungent fungus that grows at the roots of beech, hazel, and other …

Baking Soda May Fight Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Disorders When You Drink Some Every Day, New Study Finds

A study last month at the Medical College of Georgia found that drinking a serving of the cheap, common cooking ingredient often used as an antacid …

Depression & Anxiety Are Linked With Autoimmune Thyroiditis, A New Study Shows, & It Could Make Treatment Easier

It's no secret that many mental health conditions are tied with physical health conditions — though, it should be mentioned that mental health <i>is</i> …

What causes multiple sclerosis? Landmark study finds clue

Multiple sclerosis can cause debilitating fatigue, vision problems, impaired balance and coordination, and muscle stiffness. It is usually disabling, …

What Is CBD Oil And Why Are People So Into It? A Guide

Let’s break down the, um, highs — and the lows — of Cannabidiol.<p>That’s the promise of <b>CBD</b>, a cannabis compound that’s been found to alleviate pain and even clear common skin conditions. So just what does CBD promise? Does it actually work? And will it cause you to fail a drug test? Let’s break down …

Warning signs of stroke in men

When blood cannot flow properly to the brain, brain cells die, and this is called a stroke. Many signs and symptoms are the same for men and women, …

How to Grow Your Own Columnar Fruit Trees?

If you dream of having your own fruit orchard but your wish seems impossible because you live in an urban setting, you should consider growing hybrid …

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

This Is The Best Natural Painkiller Plant That You Can Find In Your Backyard!

Regardless of its causes, physical pain can be excruciating sometimes. Most of us rely on painkillers for a quick relief from acute or chronic pain. …

Just Because You Can't Stop Taking Antidepressants Doesn't Mean You're Addicted

Americans often talk about depending on antidepressants like it's the same thing as being addicted to drugs like coke. Here's why that's wrong.<p>"I try to get off them but can’t seem to do it, no matter how slowly I wean myself."<p>"I am having withdrawal symptoms of shaking, panic attacks, flulike …

Can Antibiotics Interfere With Antidepressants? Here Is How Taking Certain Antibiotics With SSRIs Can Have Serious Consequences

It's always tempting to skip over the part of a new patient form at the doctor's office where it asks you to list <i>all</i> the vitamins, prescribed …

Easy-to-Build Raised Bed Gardening Plans Using Reclaimed Lumber

Raised bed gardening is an easy way to add more efficiency and beauty to your garden areas with little more than some good old-fashioned elbow grease …

Some antidepressants linked to dementia risk

Scientists say doctors should consider weaning patients with depression, Parkinsons or bladder problems off anticholinergic drugs<p>Some antidepressants and bladder medicines could be linked to dementia, according to a team of scientists who are calling for doctors to think about “de-prescribing” them …

Patients are dying because doctors are failing to spot early signs of blood poisoning, watchdog warns

PATIENTS are needlessly dying because medics are missing the early signs of blood poisoning, a watchdog has warned.<p>Health officials have written to …

Doctors thought it was the flu. But a disease from mouse droppings killed her

FARMINGTON, N.M. — A 27-year-old mom has died of a rodent-borne disease called hantavirus, about three months after she first showed symptoms.<p>Doctors …

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.<p>But a new study suggests that some classes of anticholinergic drugs -- particularly those used to treat depression, Parkinson's and urinary incontinence -- …

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32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

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This Gardening Method Is Great for Small Outdoor Spaces

There's nothing quite so satisfying as growing your own food—and nothing quite so frustrating as being a would-be gardener with a too-small outdoor …

What's in the IV bag? Studies show safer option than saline

New research calls into question what's in those IV bags that nearly every hospitalized patient gets. Using a different intravenous fluid instead of the usual saline greatly reduced the risk of death or kidney damage, two large studies found.<p>The difference could mean 50,000 to 70,000 fewer deaths …

'I cured cancer. I can't be quiet': Woman claims

WITHOUT chemotherapy or radiation, Shona Leigh survived cancer and she claims to know something worth talking about.<p>"I cured cancer. Knowing what I …

8 High-Protein Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Recipes You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

We got a slow cooker over the holidays. Ok, we got it the previous holiday season. But 2018 is the year we’re going to use it for making …

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How Much CBD Should You Take? Doctors Weigh In

CBD has been touted as a natural wonder — "a legitimate, bona-fide antipsychotic" and an "underutilized and underappreciated" treatment within medicine, according to Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FAAPMR and practitioner at SageMD. But it's unregulated by the FDA, relatively inaccessible outside of a …

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Common blood pressure drug raises skin cancer risk

A new study, led by Danish-based researchers, shows that one of the most popular drugs used worldwide in the treatment of hypertension raises the …

The Important Masturbation Tip People Tend To Skip

No matter how blissfully tired they are, most people with vaginas know how important it is to pee after penetrative sex with a partner to prevent a …