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  • Bikini Waxing & STD Health Concerns | Health Blog
    12/31/2016
    According to new research, there might be a link between pubic hair grooming and sexually transmitted infections.
  • Celebrity Chefs Not Sanitary | Natural Health Blog
    12/28/2016
    New research suggests that some of the actions of these chefs might be nothing short of unsanitary.
  • Dangers of Sleepy Driving | Natural Health Blog
    12/26/2016
    Our risk of being involved in a car crash is almost double when we miss as little as one hour of sleep at night.
  • How to Avoid Accidents During the Holidays
    12/22/2016
    The holiday season incurs certain risks for which we pay the consequences that we might not be aware of. Find out how to stay safe!
  • Some Benefits of Hallucinogenic Drugs | Health Blog
    12/21/2016
    In the past few years, multiple studies on hallucinogenic drugs have been initiated to alleviate PTSD symptoms, to manage chronic headaches, to help smokers and drinkers quit, and more.
  • Younger People Having Strokes | Health Blog
    12/19/2016
    Bad news: research shows that the average age of occurrence for a first stroke has recently been getting younger.
  • White Wine Increases Melanoma Risks | Health Blog
    12/17/2016
    New research suggests there is an association between white wine consumption and melanoma.
  • 4 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain | Health Blog
    12/15/2016
    Read on for some easy ways to navigate the holidays and still have clothes that fit.
  • TV Harms Your Fertility | Health Blog
    12/13/2016
    Home entertainment options nowadays make just about everything accessible on our televisions. Between on-demand cable services, subscriptions to Netflix and Hulu, and DVR recorders, we can watch almost anything our hearts desire for hours on end. And sometimes, that may be just what you’re in the mood to do after a long day at work or on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Of course you’re aware that binge watching TV isn’t the healthiest of activities in general, but now there’s a specific reason that you probably haven’t thought of.
  • Importance of Sunlight in the Winter | Health Blog
    12/9/2016
    The days are getting shorter and most of us are not leaving work this time of year until it’s completely dark outside. If you don’t make it outdoors at lunchtime, you may barely see any sunlight during the week. The very thought of it is depressing. But even if you don’t have any type of mood disorder, seeing the sun is important on a daily basis. In fact, new research suggests it might be a key element to safeguarding your happiness through the winter months.
  • Focused Shopping to Buy Healthier Options | Health Blog
    12/7/2016
    For most of us, this is a particularly hectic time of year. You may be busy wrapping up things at work so you can take a few days off around the holidays, attending parties and celebrations of all kinds, and planning visits with friends and family members. Let’s not forget shopping either, which can take a big bite out of both your time and your wallet whether you are looking to purchase gifts or preparing for a holiday meal at your home. But a word to the wise: you might want to consider skipping the cell phone calls while doing your shopping.
  • How To Avoid Expensive ER Bills | Health Blog
    12/5/2016
    No matter how healthy we are, none of us is completely immune to physical problems. It’s entirely possible that we end up paying a visit to a hospital emergency room at some point in our lives, whether it’s due to a car accident, a slip on the stairs that leads to a potentially broken bone, or an unidentified abdominal pain in the middle of the night that could be appendicitis. In any case, most people are familiar with insurance protocols and would know what hospital to visit if given a choice to make sure that it is covered under their plan.
  • Healthy Eating While Watching TV? |  Natural Health Blog
    12/3/2016
    New research suggests that families dining with the TV tend to have less healthy and less positive dining experiences.
  • Stress Tests Less Accurate for Women | Health Blog
    12/1/2016
    A new study found that the treadmill stress test may not correctly predict a woman’s chances of developing cardiovascular disease.
  • Emulsifiers in Processed Foods Linked to Cancer | Health Blog
    11/29/2016
    New research suggests emulsifiers added to ice cream and many foods can contribute to the development of cancer.
  • Telehealth, Online Doctor Healthcare | Natural Health Blog
    11/26/2016
    Find out the top online apps to connect with doctors and other medical care practitioners without leaving home.
  • Pet Kisses: Good or Bad? | Natural Health Blog
    11/24/2016
    Read the pros and cons about whether pet licking benefits humans or puts them in danger.
  • How Honest Are You | Natural Health Blog
    11/22/2016
    New research shows that even seemingly insignificant fibs might trigger effects that turn us into much bigger liars.
  • Best Day To Schedule Surgery | Health Blog
    11/18/2016
    Find out the best day to plan a surgery and the factors that help make your surgery successful.
  • How To Make Thanksgiving Healthy | Natural Health Blog
    11/16/2016
    Thanksgiving doesn’t have to begin a downward spiral of unhealthy eating habits. Learn some new options...
  • Detox to Combat Air Pollution Hazards | Natural Health Blog
    11/14/2016
    92 percent of the world’s population lives in places where the air quality exceeds WHO limits for pollution.
  • Walk After a Meal To Balance Blood Sugar | Health Blog
    11/12/2016
    New research suggests that those with Type 2 Diabetes might benefit by doing cardio immediately after eating.
  • Competition Motivates Us to Exercise | Health Blog
    11/10/2016
    New research suggests that getting a little competitive might spur you to work out more than support does.
  • Chemicals In Couch Reduce IQ
    11/8/2016
    News flash: flame-retardant chemicals found on couches cause Americans to lose about 11 million IQ points a year.
  • Buying Glasses Online Pros & Cons | Health Blog
    11/5/2016
    Find out the pros and cons of buying prescription glasses online.

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