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  • 3/8/2014
    According to a new report, stethoscopes often play host to infectious agents, including MRSA--a form of staph infection that can kill you.
  • Vitamin C and Stroke Protection | Natural Health Blog
    3/6/2014
    New research has found that vitamin C just might help protect us from a deadly form of stroke.
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    3/4/2014
    A recent study has found determined that men and women who have mixed feelings toward their mates may face a greater risk of developing heart disease.
  • Vigorous Exercise and Obesity | Natural Health Blog
    3/1/2014
    New research has found that the average obese woman exercises vigorously only one hour a year! Obese men do slightly better at 3.6 hours annually.
  • 2/27/2014
    Grape seed extract increases the efficacy of chemotherapy to destroy malignant cells in the colon while protecting the body from some of the complications associated with the treatment
  • 2/25/2014
    Preschoolers develop a better sense of an appropriate portion for their hunger when they are permitted to serve food to themselves rather than being pressured to eat greater amounts.
  • 2/22/2014
    The American Dental Association (ADA) announced last week its recommendation that as soon as babies cut their first tooth, they should start brushing with fluoride toothpaste.
  • 2/20/2014
    New research has found substantial links between the use of several pesticides and Parkinson's disease.
  • 2/18/2014
    Studies have found that when provided with a heart age rather than a percentage likelihood of developing heart disease, people gain a greater understanding of their risk.
  • 2/15/2014
    While 42 percent of all adult smokers try to quit in a typical year, only four to seven percent succeed.
  • 2/13/2014
    A recent study found that mice that were deprived of consistent sleep suffered harm to the immune system that accelerated the progression of existing tumors.
  • 2/11/2014
    Children and adolescents under the age of 20 across the U.S. are at risk for serious injuries caused by a gun at a rate of approximately 20 per day.
  • 2/8/2014
    After nearly 700 people got the heaves and diarrhea aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship last week, followed by 170 victims on a Princess Cruise a few days ago, you may wonder about the safety of cruising.
  • 2/6/2014
    Containing the temperature-controlled air within a house to gain energy efficiency also holds in any radon that is present, and exposure to radon gas has been linked to lung cancer risk.
  • 2/4/2014
    Certain professions have a much higher rate of obesity than others, and truck drivers are at the very top of that list, with 39% of them rated as obese.
  • Cold Temps Help You Lose Weight -- Weight Loss Blog
    2/1/2014
    There are a thousand reasons to curse winter: blizzards and shoveling, cancelled flights and shivering, among other things. If you find yourself longing to wake up tomorrow sweating in Hawaii, take heart: there's at least one new reason to celebrate cold temperatures. Cold, it turns out, may help you to lose weight. The finding flies in the face of conventional wisdom that tells us that our bodies are programmed to put on a few pounds in colder weather to insulate us from the elements.
  • 1/30/2014
    The brain ages approximately six years in the area of memory function for those middle-aged men who have been heavy drinkers for a number of years.
  • 1/28/2014
    Researchers have found that the Netherlands is the number one country in the world for people to easily maintain a highly nutritious, well balanced diet. The US is 21st.
  • 1/25/2014
    Researchers may have discovered the first therapy that specifically targets a key driver of the damage that occurs after a heart attack-- inflammatory immune cells.
  • 1/23/2014
    A new study out of the UK has found that mothers have a lower chance of being diagnosed with RA if they breastfeed at least one child after giving birth.
  • 1/21/2014
    According to new research, when a cafeteria uses traffic light labeling of foods to denote a nutritional rating, customers make healthier choices.
  • Smart Bed Stops Snoring | Natural Health Blog
    1/18/2014
    Snoring can trigger health problems in those who sleep with a snoring partner, and also, the person who snores incurs serious health risks.
  • Novels Expand the Brain and Mind | Natural Health Blog
    1/16/2014
    New research has discovered that reading an exciting novel may physically improve the function of your brain.
  • Parental Puffery May Affect Children's Health | Natural Health Blog
    1/14/2014
    Children who are lacking in confidence do not benefit from overstated parental compliments and in fact do not attempt more complicated tasks after hearing them.
  • Stress and Anxiety Increase Stroke Risk | Natural Health Blog
    1/11/2014
    A new study has found that those individuals with the most stress/anxiety/pressure face a much higher chance of a stroke occurring at some point in the future.

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