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  • Losing Money Motivates Weight Loss | Natural Weight Loss Blog
    3/5/2016
    The threat of losing a monetary reward if an exercise goal is not attained may be more motivating than the potential to earn a reward if the goal is attained.
  • Natural Fibromyalgia Remedies & Acupuncture | Health Blog
    3/3/2016
    Fibromyalgia patients treated with acupuncture experience relief from painful symptoms and enjoy improved quality of life.
  • Importance of Nurse-Patient Ratio | Health Blog
    3/1/2016
    Patients are far more likely to die if the registered nurses caring for them handle more than six patients each.
  • Vacation Weight Gain Caused By Alcohol | Weight Loss Blog
    2/27/2016
    The majority of Americans gain some weight during the course of their vacations and tend not to lose it after they've returned home.
  • 3 Top Reasons Americans Die Young | Health Blog
    2/25/2016
    Deaths due to car accidents, drug overdoses, and gun violence are significant contributors to the gap in life expectancy rates between the U.S. and similar developed nations.
  • Mild Concussions Cause Suicide | Mental Health Blog
    2/23/2016
    Suicide rates among concussion victims are three times higher than suicide rates among those who never had a concussion.
  • 2/20/2016
    New research suggests that senior citizens who have an active sex life "may" have healthier brains.
  • 2/18/2016
    Using antiperspirants disrupts the natural colonies of bacteria that reside on the skin of our armpits and unnaturally alters their numbers and species.
  • 2/16/2016
    A new study has found that keeping cancer cells alive may stop a tumor from spreading.
  • Obesity Impacts Boys' Puberty | Children's Health Blog
    2/13/2016
    Boys who are overweight tend to go through puberty earlier than usual, but curiously, boys who are obese tend to go through puberty at a later point.
  • Colon Cancer Rates | Alternative Cancer Remedies Blog
    2/11/2016
    Colon cancer rates may have increased in both men and women under 50, and the disease is often diagnosed at a later, more advanced stage than in older patients.
  • Health Benefits & Risks of Coffee | Health Blog
    2/9/2016
    New research finds that coffee does not cause heart palpitations, fluttering, extra beats, or other cardiac irregularities.
  • Downfall of Helicopter Parents | Natural Health Blog
    2/6/2016
    When parents act in a manipulative or controlling manner, at least some of their college-student children convert the stress they feel into mean actions toward their friends and classmates.
  • Why is Nearsightedness in Kids Increasing | Children's Health Blog
    2/4/2016
    Rates of myopia have increased steadily worldwide—in fact, they’ve skyrocketed—and particularly among children in Asian nations.
  • How to Watch Calories When Eating Out | Natural Health Blog
    2/2/2016
    More than 90 percent of restaurants in the United States provide servings that exceed the recommended number of calories to be eaten in a single meal.
  • Daily Exercise for Lower Back Pain | Natural Health Blog
    1/30/2016
    A well-designed daily exercise routine may be the best way to avoid triggering an episode of lower back pain.
  • Leafy Greens for Glaucoma Prevention | Health Blog
    1/28/2016
    Frequent consumption of leafy green vegetables such as spinach, kale, romaine lettuce, and collard greens may lower a person's risk of developing glaucoma by as much as 30 percent.
  • Dangers of Concurrent Surgery | Health Blog
    1/26/2016
    Surgeons are double-task, cutting one patient open in operating room A and then scooting over to operating room B to stitch up someone else.
  • Cancer Risk in Twins | Health Blog
    1/23/2016
    When an identical twin receives a cancer diagnosis, it somewhat raises the other twin's chance of developing not only that form of cancer, but any form at all of the disease.
  • Why Many Overeat Healthy Foods | Health Blog
    1/21/2016
    People tend to request larger portions, eat a greater quantity, and feel less satiated when consuming food that is branded "healthy" on its packaging.
  • Email Leads to Stress | Natural Health Blog
    1/19/2016
    According to a new report from the Future Work Centre in London, constant email updates are “a toxic source of stress.”
  • Prevent Kidney Damage from Prediabetes | Diabetic Health Blog
    1/16/2016
    A recent study found that kidney damage starts with prediabetes.
  • Alcohol's Acute Effect on Food Intake
    1/14/2016
    Consuming alcohol impairs the inhibitory control that we normally would use to stop ourselves from overeating.
  • Best Toys for Building Language Skills | Children's Health Blog
    1/12/2016
    Fancy electronic toys that feature lights, music, and talking may be detrimental to your baby's language development.
  • IBS Linked to Vitamin D deficiency | Health Blog
    1/9/2016
    The vast majority of individuals with irritable bowel syndrome may have low vitamin D levels.

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