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  • America Drops in World Happiness Rankings | Health Blog
    7/11/2015
    According to a new international happiness survey, America's ranking dropped a few notches from 2013 to 2014, while several Central American countries took top spots.
  • Postpartum Depression Months After Birth | Parenting Blog
    7/9/2015
    New research has found that the symptoms of postpartum depression may not appear in many women until their baby is several months old, or even approaching his or her first birthday.
  • Chlorine Smell is From Urine in the Pool | Health Blog
    7/7/2015
    According to the CDC, urine and poop in public swimming pools is more common and problematic than you might have imagined.
  • Cat Videos Reduce Stress | Natural Health Blog
    7/4/2015
    Looking at videos of various cat antics may help improve your mood and provide a mental health boost. Yes, really!
  • Product Reviews of Home Biofeedback Devices
    7/2/2015
    Biofeedback can help with substance abuse problems, epilepsy, ulcers, chemotherapy side effects, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, migraines, hypertension, stress-related conditions, hot flashes, incontinence, and more.
  • How to Choose the Right Doctor for Colonoscopy | Health Blog
    6/30/2015
    New research suggests that the ability to detect problems during a colonoscopy varies widely among doctors, and finding the right one might actually save your life.
  • Meds linked to Heart Attacks | Health Blog
    6/27/2015
    New research suggests that heartburn medications such as Prevacid, Nexium, and Prilosec may be linked to heart attacks.
  • Birth Month as Disease Predictor | Natural Health Blog
    6/25/2015
    According to new research, your birth month might make a big difference in your health--and there might be real scientific reasons for it.
  • What Hippocrates Said About Doctors | Natural Health Blog
    6/23/2015
    Since Hippocrates is considered to be the father of modern medicine, it's interesting to review his suggestions a few millennia later to look at how they hold up today.
  • Breastfeed to Lower Childhood Leukemia | Alternative Cancer Blog
    6/20/2015
    Nursing may lower the risk of pediatric leukemia by 14 to 19 percent.
  • Virtual Reality for Mental Health | Natural Health Blog
    6/18/2015
    Using virtual reality, psychotherapists can help anxious patients via a technique called "exposure therapy,"
  • Nasal Flushing & Proteolytic Enzymes, A Natural Alternative | Health Blog
    6/18/2015
    At least a third of allergy sufferers aren't satisfied with the medication they take because they aren't getting enough relief. As an alternative, nasal irrigation is, in many cases, better, faster, cheaper and safer.
  • Fecal Germs on Your Toothbrush | Natural Health Blog
    6/16/2015
    Using a shared bathroom may greatly increase the risk of fecal germs inhabiting your toothbrush.
  • Tattoo Skin Risks & Dangers | Natural Health Blog
    6/13/2015
    Adverse reactions may occur in 10 percent of those people who get tattoos, and they don't always resolve right away.
  • Vaccine for Hypertension Safe? | Heart Health Blog
    6/11/2015
    A new hypertension vaccine may one day help eliminate "noncompliance," which refers to patients who don't take their medication or who skip doses regularly.
  • Mediterranean Diet Cuts Uterine Cancer Risk
    6/9/2015
    A greater adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with a significantly lower likelihood of developing uterine cancer.
  • Coffee Reduces Erectile Dysfunction | Natural Health Blog
    6/6/2015
    Higher levels of daily caffeine consumption are associated with a lower risk of experiencing erectile dysfunction.
  • Smokers Vote Less | Health Blog
    6/4/2015
    A recent study out of the University of Colorado discovered that smokers are 60 percent less likely to vote than nonsmokers.
  • Americans Eating Processed Foods | Natural Health Blog
    6/2/2015
    New research suggests that well over half of the calories consumed by the average American are coming from processed foods.
  • Health Benefits of Walking | Natural Health Blog
    5/30/2015
    Taking a steady walk for a two-minute period every hour may help undo some of the harmful effects associated with sitting for hours at a time.
  • Genetically Modified Humans | Health Blog
    5/28/2015
    In Chinese laboratories, scientists are playing with the possibility of genetically modifying humans.
  • Hand-Grip Strength Linked to Heart Disease | Natural Health Blog
    5/26/2015
    According to new research, a drop in your ability to grip may be a predictor of future heart disease.
  • How to Increase Happiness | Natural Health Blog
    5/26/2015
    Happiness has a significant impact on health, and given how it spreads, your own happiness has a significant impact on public health, as do your lifestyle choices.
  • probiotics for allergy sufferers
    5/23/2015
    A recent study has found that probiotics may successfully ease the symptoms and severity of allergic rhinitis (aka seasonal allergies).
  • How to Avoid Gym Accidents | Health Blog
    5/21/2015
    While it's true that only 1500 people across the US ended up in the emergency room as a result of gym injuries in 2007, by 2012, that number had catapulted to 460,000.

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