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  • 9/22/2018
    We’ve all heard anecdotes about how someone was given a placebo and the power of suggestion was enough to cure their ailment. And now new research not only confirms the benefits of using placebos, but it also begins to make clear who is likely to have the most positive effects of taking them.
  • Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss | Natural Health Blog
    9/20/2018
    There’s a different type of intermittent fasting that seems to be a bit less daunting, called the 16/8 diet, involves limiting food consumption to a narrow window of time each day, but during that time window anything goes.
  • Why You Procrastinate | Mental Health Blog
    9/18/2018
    Do you put off tasks till the last minute?  Don't fret, there is new research that suggests some of us are simply hard-wired to be procrastinators.
  • 9/15/2018
    You may think organized sports are not your thing. According to new research, joining a team might help you live a longer life.
  • 9/13/2018
    According to new research, relationship cycling—or repeatedly breaking up and getting back together—can take a significant toll on your mental health.
  • Heavy Metals Cause Heart Disease | Heart Health Blog
    9/11/2018
    Heart disease is the number one killer in the US. While you’re probably familiar with the major risk factors, including hypertension, obesity, and lack of physical activity, new research suggests another factor: exposure to heavy metals!
  • Easing GERD with Melatonin and Probiotics
    9/8/2018
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), acid reflux, affects many adults worldwide. Here are a few natural treatments to consider before taking a prescription.
  • 9/6/2018
    What if there were simple guidelines that might prevent you from ever developing dementia?  According to new research, these actually exist...
  • Avoiding Waterborne Bugs | Natural Health Blog
    9/4/2018
    While it may be obvious you should avoid swimming at beaches where there are riptides and shark warnings, there also are certain types of bacterial infection that may not be visible to the eye but can lurk in water and cause profound harm.
  • 9/1/2018
    We recently wrote that viruses trigger Alzheimer’s Disease and how research on that front may open new hope for healing. Research into two other possible solutions seems to be yielding hopeful results.
  • Food Before Exercise | Natural Health Tip
    8/30/2018
    There is a debate regarding whether it’s better to eat before or after exercise.  However, new research may have an answer.
  • Lack of Sleep and Loneliness | Health Blog
    8/28/2018
    If you’ve ever dealt with bouts of insomnia, then you know how badly it can affect you. But did you know that a lack of sleep can also affect you socially?  Find out more...
  • Cell Phones Damage Vision?  | Natural Health Blog
    8/25/2018
    You are probably well versed in the dangers associated with using cell phones. Now research suggests that cellphone screen-light may do long-term damage to your eyes that could lead to blindness.
  • 8/23/2018
    Did you ever notice that for some people losing weight seems relatively easy, while for others, even shedding just a couple of pounds is a struggle?   New research suggests that the successful dieters being helped along by the bacteria in their gut.
  • Foods Connected to Osteoarthritis | Anti-Aging Blog
    8/21/2018
    According to new research, what foods you eat are important because some foods appear to increase the risk of osteoarthritis.  Find out which ones...
  • Population & Celibacy Syndrome | Natural Health Blog
    8/18/2018
    Did you know?  There’s a new phenomenon occurring that might inadvertently put the lid on uncontrolled population growth. Learn more... 
  • 8/16/2018
    While it may be a little early to be thinking about the flu, you might want to take steps to protect yourself, especially if you are considerably overweight. Find out why...
  • Heat Stroke Dangers | Natural Health Blog
    8/16/2018
    Currently, about one out of every million people dies from heat-related problems each year in the US.  Find out how you avoid heat stroke...
  • 8/14/2018
    New research is offering evidence that extreme fluctuations in blood sugar might be experienced by healthy people too—at least with some people and in some circumstances. Learn more!
  • Caffeine As A Diet Aid | Natural Health Blog
    8/11/2018
    If you are interested in shedding a few excess pounds, you might think that caffeine could be a big help.  What is the verdict?  Does it work?
  • Health Benefits of Helping Others | Natural Health Blog
    8/9/2018
    Did you know?  Helping others is associated with some significant health perks for you.  Check out the following four advantages...
  • 8/7/2018
    Does it matter which methods your chiropractor employs? And if not, what does matter when choosing a chiropractor?  Check out four key things to look for.
  • Dinner Time and Cancer Risk | Natural Health Blog
    8/3/2018
    If you typically eat a late meal and then collapse into bed exhausted, you might want to rethink your evenings. New research suggests that dining so late could increase your cancer risk.
  • 8/1/2018
    Hobbies are a healthy way to spend some of your leisure time, and picking up new motor skills is good for your brain. But here’s a surprising tip on how to learn something new...
  • Overprescribing Antibiotics | Natural Health Blog
    7/30/2018
    Beware if you walk into an urgent care center sniffling, sneezing, and coughing. New research suggests that you may be walking out with an unnecessary prescription for antibiotics.

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