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Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Low Testosterone Levels -- An Invented Condition?

<i>This is a Flash-based audio and may not be playable on mobile devices.</i><p><b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>The male sex hormone testosterone plays many roles in men's …

Breathing Trouble? 7 Signs Your Lungs Are in the Danger Zone

All Rights Reserved<p>We hear a lot about the risks of lung cancer -- but less about a lung condition that's just as common and debilitating, called …

2011 Report on Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D from the Institute of Medicine: What Clinicians Need to Know | The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism | Oxford Academic

Anticancer vitamins du jour— the ABCED’s so far.<p>Effects of lowering homocysteine levels with B vitamins on cardiovascular disease, cancer, and …

3 Simple Tips To Keep Your Stress In Check

Americans are a stressed-out bunch. Regardless of sex or age, we’re reporting elevated levels of up-at-night anxiety over work, finances and relationships. In 2012, 35% of respondents to the American Psychological Association’s annual stress survey reported their stress had increased in the past …

5 Things You Should Know About Organic Food

Use our guide to make the healthiest choices for your family. Then find out which organic foods you should buy to avoid pesticide residues.<p>The …

Agriculture

Training your Inspiratory Muscles with a Powerbreathe

With the Octathalon proving to be a race and a challenge, training for both strength and stamina is essential if you are to get through the 8 …

Powerbreathe K5 - Just in

Powerbreathe make devices for strengthening your intercostal muscles, which expand and contract your chest when you breathe. The company say this can …

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

13 Foods That Are Packed With Antioxidants

Allow us to present a ton of easy ways to protect against free-radical damage

Nutrition

10 Warning Signs of Depression (And How to Eliminate It From Your Life)

Have you or someone you have known experienced long-term bouts of sadness? What about loss of interest?<p>When you have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities or start to feel that life isn't worth living, you may be experiencing more than the blues. You may be experiencing depression.<p>Being …

9 Easy Ways to Become Fitter This Year

Did you set exercise goals for the New Year? Do you want to get healthier this year? Follow these 9 steps to stay true to your fitness goals.

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for physically active women, say experts. …

Wellness

40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

Because you can't always take a vacation when you need to de-stress<p><i>By Shana Lebowitz for Greatist</i><p>There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. In other words, it’s the perfect time to relax. When …

Non-violence

8 foods that'll never make you fat

Usually, when something sounds too good to be true, it is. Not the case here. Though chocolate and other sweet treats didn’t make the cut, we’ve got …

10 Healthy Aphrodisiac Foods to Eat Before Bedtime

These pearl-producing mollusks may be the most famous aphrodisiac, believed since the Roman Empire of 2 A.D. to increase bedroom performance (though …

Did you know? May is Hepatitis Awareness Month.

Learn more about the Action Plan for the Prevention Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis. Read http://aids.gov/news-and-events/hepatitis/

The Role of Social Media in Global Health - United Nations Foundation

<i>By Pascal Barollier, Director of Communications at the GAVI Alliance</i><p>At the end of January, we were taught a lesson in the power of social media in …

Family Planning: A Cornerstone of Health for HIV-affected Families - Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Created by:<p>Michelle Betton<p>Topics:<p>General<p>For the 17 million women living with HIV worldwide, reducing the spread of the virus, particularly between …