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  • Cycling & Sexual Health Risk | Health Blog
    5/29/2017
    Ride on!  A new study found that regular cycling is not associated with sexual dysfunction or urinary health issues.
  • 5/27/2017
    Did you know some are allergic to avocado?  Find out some pros and cons of this wildly loved fruit.
  • 5/25/2017
    According to new research, your kitchen, even if you clean up regularly, might be a huge source of potential infection.
  • Fast Food Consumed by All Income Levels | Health Blog
    5/23/2017
    There is a perception that because it’s inexpensive, fast food is mainly consumed by lower income people. However, that may not be the case...
  • Dangerous Toxins in Jewelry | Natural Health Blog
    5/20/2017
    If you think that no harm can come from simply wearing a cheap bracelet, think again. Learn about the toxins found in jewelry and how to protect your health!
  • Importance of Seat Belts | Health Blog
    5/18/2017
    It turns out that a significant number of us still prefer to drive without a seatbelt. Find out the difference between seat belts and airbags, what is safer?
  • Fear of the Dentist Affects Quality of Life | Health Blog
    5/16/2017
    According to new research, your fear of the dentist might affect other aspects of your life.
  • Health Benefits of Swimming | Health Blog
    5/13/2017
    The third Saturday in May is celebrated as Learn to Swim Day, and this year it falls on May 20th.  Here are five good reasons why you should head to a pool near you.
  • Instagram as a Weight-Loss Tool | Health Blog
    5/11/2017
    Instagram can potentially serve as a way to improve your eating habits. In fact, new research suggests that it may be a useful tool for dietary support.
  • Living Near Nature Healthier | Natural Health Blog
    5/9/2017
    New research suggests that women who live in areas with more nature might enjoy greater longevity.
  • Unemployment & Stroke Risk | Heart Health Blog
    5/5/2017
    When you become unemployed, there is typically quite a bit of stress involved. As if all of that isn’t bad enough, there is new research that suggests a lack of employment may go hand in hand with a spike in your risk of having a stroke.
  • Dangers of Corticosteroids Steroids | Natural Health Blog
    5/2/2017
    When you have pain or allergies, you may opt for a brief course of oral corticosteroids to relieve the inflammation. While it might sound harmless to take  steroids for just a few days, new research suggests it may actually be dangerous in a number of ways.
  • Health Benefits of Biking | Natural Health Blog
    4/30/2017
    Biking has many health benefits! Read on for seven good reasons why you don’t want to miss out on May Bike Month!  
  • Netflix or Amazon Binge-Watching Addiction | Mental Health Blog
    4/29/2017
    Ever binge-watched on Netflix or Amazon Prime? Take heart: it's quite common. Unfortunately, it might be just as detrimental to health.
  • Antibiotics Increase Colon Cancer RISK
    4/27/2017
    New research now suggests that longer-term antibiotic use may promote abnormal growths in the colon that can lead to cancer.
  • Health Benefits & Risks of Salt
    4/25/2017
    Many of the top food sources of salt in an American diet might surprise you, according to the results of new research.
  • How Honest Are People | Natural Health Blog
    4/22/2017
    Sunday, April 30th is National Honesty Day.  But are people really honest?  One study found that the typical person can’t converse more than 10 minutes without telling a lie.
  • Health Benefits of Spring Cleaning | Natural Health Blog
    4/20/2017
    Spring cleaning offers a number of benefits, both mental and physical. To get an idea of some of the health benefits you can achieve with a good session of spring cleaning, read on.
  • Improve Relationship Communication | Health Blog
    4/18/2017
    It’s vital to know how to communicate with your partner so that you’re not always in a state of conflict, or so that you can minimize the damage when disagreements do arise. Here are two highly effective methods that might ease the stress.
  • Is Laziness Contagious | Health Blog
    4/15/2017
    Some days, you just don’t feel like doing much. It can strike at work, leaving you a lot less productive than usual, or at home when, instead of taking care of chores, relaxing on the couch with the TV remote or checking Facebook posts seems much more appealing. In other words, you’re feeling lazy. It’s okay to allow yourself a bit of laziness now and then, but you definitely don’t want to make this a habit. And you might want to watch who you’re spending time with because it appears to be quite possible that you can “catch” laziness.
  • Weight and Cancer Risk | Natural Health Blog
    4/13/2017
    Although it becomes harder to lose weight as you age, there are major health benefits involved. New research suggests that being overweight in your 20s sets you up for a higher cancer risk over time.
  • Natural Remedies for Sciatica | Health Blog
    4/11/2017
    The pain of sciatica can be very intense. Most take pregabalin (brand name Lyrica). But according to new research, it may do more harm than good. Find what does work naturally!
  • Meal Delivery Service Reviews | Natural Health Blog
    4/8/2017
    In the past few years, a crop of new meal delivery services have hit the scene, offering consumers a way to eat healthy without quite as much sweat as normal meal preparation would involve. Most of these services deliver fresh ingredients in just the right quantities to make meal preparation a snap.  Here’s how it works... 
  • Vitamin B Offers Air Pollution Protection | Natural Health Blog
    4/6/2017
    We all have to deal with automobile emissions, power plants, and the like that creates air pollution. But now new research suggests that we might be able to protect ourselves by taking vitamin B.
  • Health Benefits of Walking | Natural Health Blog
    4/4/2017
    April 7th is Walk to Work Day, a holiday created expressly to get us up and moving. Find out ways to incorporate more walking into your day!

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