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Holistic Medicine

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Health

Why food experts are all about eating huge breakfasts and small dinners for better health

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Nutrition

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Pigs

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Sleep

Her Heart Stopped for 6 Hours. Now She’s Ready to Go Back to Work.

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5 Acupuncture Side Effects to Know About Before Your Treatment

I walked into acupuncture with a firm grasp of the concerns and conditions the ancient Chinese medicine practice treats — period cramps, anxiety, fertility issues, allergies. What I didn't fully understand was how I'd feel once the needles were removed and I hopped off the table.<p>Would there be side …

Self-Care

Add These 8 Best Prebiotic Foods to Your Diet for Good Gut Health

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Healthy Living

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Antibiotics

A 'blue zones' diet: Live longer from what you eat

<b> (CNN) —</b> Want to live a long, healthy life? So do I. That's why for the past 15 years I've explored places around the world where people have done exactly that — places I dubbed "blue zones." And I'm convinced that the foods the people in these areas eat are a big part of their secret.<p>On the …

World News

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Good oral hygiene means more than fresh breath and zero cavities.<p>For most people, brushing their teeth is a daily routine (often practiced while …

Science

Cancer Screen Week

Cancer Screening Can Help Save Lives.<br>Show That You Care With A Share!<p>According to the American Cancer Society, almost 607,000 people are expected to …

Cancer

New Study Suggests Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Fight Toxic Proteins From Accumulating In The Brain

A new mouse study suggests another reason why extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) may improve brain health and decrease risk of cognitive decline. A few caveats apply, as they do with all research of this kind, and we’ll circle back to those in a moment.<p>As one of the main components of the Mediterranean …

Opinion

What to know before buying your mom CBD for the holidays

There may only be 12 days of Christmas, but there are approximately 12 million CBD products trying to capture your attention. And most of them you shouldn’t buy.<p>It’s hard enough to get a handle on what CBD will actually do for you. Picking which product to buy amid the plethora of options — which …

Gift Guides

Intermittent fasting for weight loss: What you need to know

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Holistic Medicine

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Dementia

Deaths from antibiotic drug resistance are at historic highs, aided by Trump's policies

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Opinion

How Medical Bills Bankrupt Hundreds of Thousands of People Every Year

<b>The hall light flicked on at 2 AM.</b> My dad was silhouetted in the doorway, arms out and leaning hard against the frame. “Sorry to wake you. You’ve gotta take me to the emergency room.”<p>That jolted the grogginess out of me. For the last couple of days, he had been complaining about kidney stones. They …

Culture

Doctors are torturing dementia patients at the end of their life. And it’s totally unnecessary.

Her family brought her to the hospital because she had a high fever and was more confused than usual. I knew that she was near her end.<p>I asked her daughter, son-in-law and grandson what I always ask families managing a relative’s final days:<p>“Do you want us to do procedures that may well be painful …

Opinion

Rapamycin has anti-aging effect on human skin

A recent study has reported that rapamycin, a drug that has long served as an immune suppressor, may also slow aging in human skin.<p>The small clinical …

Medicine

Pfizer, Novartis lead pharma spending spree on gene therapy production

(Reuters) - Eleven drugmakers led by Pfizer and Novartis have set aside a combined $2 billion to invest in gene therapy manufacturing since 2018, according to a Reuters analysis, in a drive to better control production of the world's priciest medicines.<p>The full scope of Novartis' $500 million plan, …

Manufacturing

FDA warns 15 companies for illegally selling CBD products

<b> (CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration sent a warning to 15 companies that have illegally sold cannabidiol products, better known as CBD, by adding it to food or marketing it as a dietary supplement.<p>The agency also released a consumer update about CBD, the non-psychoactive ingredient in …

Business

Olive oil superfood may protect the brain from age-related dementia

Adding extra virgin olive oil to your diet may be an effective way to reduce your risk of developing dementia in old age, according to researchers …

Dementia

How to Use Your Flexible Savings Account to Save Money and Avoid Wasting Benefits

It’s that time of year again: Open enrollment season for your employer benefits, which, if you’re lucky, includes the Flexible Spending Account …

How-To's

Gene Editing Might Alter Our DNA. It Might Destroy Our Humanity, Too.

Crispr and other tools could save us from the most tragic diseases. What if they change what makes us human?<p>Crispr and other tools could save us from …

Opinion

The Brain: "Ringing in the Ears" Actually Goes Much Deeper Than That

Reports of tinnitus, which often manifests as a ringing in the ears, go back centuries. Voyagerix/Shutterstock<p>Sign up for our email newsletter for …

The Brain

Scientists may have uncovered the fountain of youth in a mysterious molecule

Are we one step closer to living forever?<p>Increases in life span are one of the greatest success stories of modern society. Yet, while most of us can …

Medicine

Serious E. Coli outbreak sparks national salad recall: Here’s the full list of products to avoid

The USDA has announced that over 75,000 pounds of salad products are being recalled because the lettuce in the products may be contaminated with E. coli. The products were produced by Missa Bay between October 14, 2019 through October 16, 2019.<p><b>Most of the products are of the pre-packaged salad type</b> …

News

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