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  • 5/25/2018
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  • 5/24/2018
    According to a new study, rather than choosing soda, teens are more likely to be having sports drinks--but are they healthy?
  • Pet Flower Essence Remedies | Natural Health Blog
    5/22/2018
    Difficulty traveling with your pet?  Find out how distressed pets can receive daily treatment with flower essences to calm them down.
  • Fast Food & Fertility | Natural Health Blog
    5/19/2018
    New research suggests that if you’re thinking about trying to conceive some time soon, you might want to choose your meals carefully.
  • Health Benefits of Strawberries | Natural Health Blog
    5/16/2018
    Celebrate National Pick Strawberries Day, which falls on May 20 by picking a quart or two of strawberries at a local organic farm.  Then check out six of the ways strawberries can add to your health...
  • 5/15/2018
    Concerned that elderly citizens may be socially isolated?  In America, the most pervasive loneliness is being experienced by young adults. Find out why...
  • 5/12/2018
    For those who use sunblock when outside for a lengthier time, new research suggests that you might benefit from trying a much higher SPF than the one we are currently using.
  • Is Chicken Really Healthy? | Natural Health Blog
    5/10/2018
    Chicken is on track to become the world’s most popular meat by 2020, but is it the healthier choice?  Find out some shocking information...
  • Dangerous Blood Pressure Meds | Natural Health Blog
    5/7/2018
    A new study found that post-menopausal women have a considerably increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer if they have taken certain forms of high blood pressure medications.
  • Dark Chocolate Health Benefits | Natural Health Blog
    5/5/2018
    Chocoholics, rejoice! The food you love, the one you crave on a daily basis, is again being touted as a healthy food. 
  • 5/3/2018
    If you’re prone to seasonal allergies, with spring in the air right now, you might be wishing that you could magically transport yourself to a pollen-free place. The question is, where?
  • Shingles Vaccine: Pros & Con | Natural Health Blog
    5/1/2018
    Shingles Vaccine: Yay or Nay? Remember the indignity of Chicken Pox? Your skin covered in ugly eruptions, your fever pushing the thermometer, feeling lousy all over? As if it wasn’t enough to go through that misery as a kid, it turns out that the virus that causes the disease never really leaves your body, even after you heal, and in fact, may provoke an even worse disease when you’re too old to reap the perk of missing school.
  • 4/28/2018
    May is National BBQ Month! But instead of glorifying the kinds of barbecue fare you may have grown up eating, enjoy a few ideas for healthier barbecuing.
  • 4/26/2018
    A study from University of Utah found that women involved with men who take on certain household chores have happier relationships and better sex lives.
  • 4/24/2018
    Good news! Current research suggests that exercising and being fit can help improve your prognosis if you do get breast cancer.
  • Medications for Babies Linked to Allergies | Health Blog
    4/20/2018
    Watch out! New research suggests that taking certain common drugs could raise your child’s chances of developing allergies later on.
  • Coffee and Cancer Warnings | Natural Health Blog
    4/18/2018
    In late March, a California judge ruled in favor of CERT, which charged that coffee sellers like Starbucks did not disclose that acrylamide, a possible carcinogen, can be found in coffee.  Should you worry?
  • Natural Menstrual Pain Relief | Natural Health Blog
    4/16/2018
    Good news for women looking for a natural, medication-free way to feel better during monthly menstruation. New research suggests that acupressure might provide the help you need.
  • 4/14/2018
    Given how much risk the sun poses to the eyes, it makes sense to wear protective sunglasses, but the question is whether sunglasses actually provide that needed protection. If so, what type of sunglasses work best?
  • Plastics in Restaurant Food | Natural Health Blog
    4/12/2018
    Eating in restaurants is usually a nice change of pace.  However, according to new research, when you dine out, you are much more likely to be ingesting harmful chemicals along with your food.
  • National Pecan Day | Pecan Health Benefits Blog
    4/10/2018
    On April 14, you can go nuts celebrating National Pecan Day. Okay, maybe don’t gorge on pecan pies, but there are lots of healthy ways to get your fill of pecans this day. 
  • 4/7/2018
    We already know that obesity contributes to many health issues, and now you can add another one. New research indicates that childhood obesity is linked to developing cancer at an earlier age.
  • 4/5/2018
    We all know the dangers of prescription pain relief medications such as OxyContin. So, if your doctor prescribes a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) instead, you might feel safer. Or maybe not...
  • Benefit to Cutting Calories | Natural Health Blog
    4/3/2018
    Restricting the number of calories you consume can help you reach a healthier weight. But are there any other benefits?
  • 3/31/2018
    As you age, you reduce the number of taste buds and may enjoy less healthy foods that have more flavor.  Learn how inflammation may play a role.

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