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  • spring cleaning for health
    April 5, 2017
    It has been awhile since you last got into every nook and cranny of your home. The dust bunnies have multiplied and while you regularly clean, it is time to really get at the accumulated dirt and grime. A major plus is that a clean home is inviting for you and your loved ones. However, the...
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  • allergies and home remedies
    April 4, 2017
    When it's allergy season, you’re always looking for relief from those itchy eyes and runny noses. Serious allergy attacks require medical attention, but how about treating minor irritations at home? You hear about home remedies like taking a teaspoon of local honey every morning, but is that fact...
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  • foods help boost immune system
    April 3, 2017
    A strong immune system can help you work and play better. There are plenty of factors -- including the environment and a poor diet -- that can undermine proper functioning of the immune system. While a healthy immune system doesn’t guarantee that you will never get sick, it does help you avoid...
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  • March 3, 2017
    Spring break is right around the corner, and you’re probably looking forward to a much needed vacation -- maybe with a few friends, or getting together with family. While planning all that fun, it’s important to also keep personal safety in mind... especially if you have some adventure activities...
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  • March 2, 2017
    Many people think they have a common cold when they get sick around this time of year. While that sometimes might be the case, it’s important not to rule out the possibility of having the flu. Most people don’t know it, but “flu season” isn’t limited to the cold months of December-February. The...
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  • March 1, 2017
    Because very minor wounds may not need to be treated by a medical professional, there’s an age-old debate concerning wound covering and proper healing. Some swear by covering these minor wounds with a fabric, plastic, or sheer bandage... and some don't. It's time to settle this "covered vs....
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  • Healthy Lifestyle, Avoiding Fad Diets
    February 28, 2017
    Somehow, someway, the words diet and fad have become synonymous with one another. When you think of diet, you think of 30-day challenges. You think about the no-carb diet, the no-meat diet, the eat-like-a-caveman diet and the what-are-you-kidding-get-rid-of-gluten diet. But those aren’t diets....
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  • February 8, 2017
    A winning smile can take you a long way in life, but did you know that your mouth can help you understand a great deal about your personal health? In fact, study after study shows that oral health is a window into your overall health, meaning your smile can do so much more for you than land you...
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  • heartburn triggers
    February 4, 2017
    While not the most serious health concern you can face in your life, heartburn can be extremely uncomfortable. What causes it? When excessive acid escapes from your stomach and lands in your esophagus, it becomes irritated. The result is a burning sensation in your chest, just above your rib cage....
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  • at home workout
    January 23, 2017
    It’s a new year and with it comes new resolutions like living healthier. In 2017, there will be inspired food choices to consider and programs to follow, but how do you make better health choices for you? Here are a few healthy trends worth considering in 2017. 1. Get "Functional" with Better...
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