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What’s in Your Toothpaste?

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What's in Your Toothpaste?

There are a myriad of toothpaste brands available on the market today and our choice is influenced by factors such as taste, price and brand. Another major factor that many of us take into account before picking up that tube of toothpaste is its ability to combat certain dental issues such as bad breath and/or…

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Natural Ways to Boost Your Immunity During Flu Season

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Natural Ways to Boost Your Immunity During Flu Season

The flu virus is spreading quickly. Many people are getting hit with the flu without even realizing how sick they can become. Whether you get a flu shot or not, there is still controversy and uncertainty around flu shots. We don’t always have to get a flu shot to avoid the flu, in fact your body…

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Does Manuka Honey Actually Make Me Healthier?

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Does Manuka Honey Actually Make Me Healthier?

Extracted from bee pollen and the New Zealand Manuka bush, Manuka Honey does have the potential to make you healthier. The main health benefits of Manuka Honey derive from    its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, which can help with wound care and infections; in addition, Manuka Honey can make you healthier by fighting infection and by…

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Best Foods for Vibrant Health

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Best Foods for Vibrant Health

The real secret to staying healthy and happy is not weight. It actually doesn’t matter what you weigh as long as you are healthy. You can be a “fat” or “overweight” person and still be healthier than a skinny person who eats junk food all the time. Here are foods to consider adding into your…

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How to Tell the Difference Between a Sore Throat and Strep

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How to Tell the Difference Between a Sore Throat and Strep

Now that cold and flu season has officially arrived, people become a little more keenly aware of every cough, sniffle, or sneeze as potentially signaling the beginning of something worse. When it comes to having a sore throat, few winters pass without experiencing some kind of a scratchy, raw feeling located in the back of…

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Hot Tub Use Has Many Health Benefits

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Hot Tub Use Has Many Health Benefits

Sleep is glorious and helps our bodies function at a much higher rate of consistency than it would without rest.  When you don’t get the proper amount of shut eye, many areas of your health become negatively affected.  These areas include your nerves, metabolism, and immunity against incoming disease and infection. A hot tub helps…

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Constant Nausea – Are You Pregnant or Sick?

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Constant Nausea - Are You Pregnant or Sick?

If you are sick, you get nauseous violently and suddenly, whereas if you are pregnant, the nausea starts out progressively and continues for a longer period of time. Nausea can be a fleeting feeling or you can have constant nausea. Brief nausea can be a result of certain odors, fear, anxiety, motion sickness, or other…

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At Risk: Popular Signs and Symptoms of Meningitis

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At Risk: Popular Signs and Symptoms of Meningitis

Meningitis occurs when the membranes that cover and protect your brain and spinal cord become infected and inflamed. The inflammation can be caused by a bacterial infection or a viral infection, producing bacterial meningitis or viral meningitis. Meningitis has also been known to be caused by a parasite or certain fungi. Meningitis can occur in…

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Ear Infection: Treating and Preventing Ear Infections in Children

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Ear Infection: Treating and Preventing Ear Infections in Children

What causes a middle ear infection? Middle ear infection is caused by either a virus or bacteria (about two-thirds of infections). A middle ear infection most commonly follows a cold, flu or sinusitis, causing a blocked Eustachian tube. Fluid collects in the middle ear that may become infected with bacteria, creating a build-up of pus…

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Ways to Identify Sinus Headache

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Ways to Identify Sinus Headache

Patients of sinusitis are well aware of sinus headaches. However, headaches are of various types and thus, one needs to be able to distinguish a sinus headache amongst the different types in order to treat the headache effectively. Difference between Migraine and Sinus Headache: Sinus headaches are results of choking or congestion in sinus cavities,…

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