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  • 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 6th 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!
  • Yoga To Reduce Depression | Mental Health Blog
    4/1/2017
    There may be another natural option for depression sufferers. New research suggests that relief might be as simple as taking up yoga.
  • Decaf vs Regular Coffee Health Benefits & Risks | Natural Health Blog
    3/30/2017
    Is decaf better than regular coffee? It’s confusing when considering decaf, which shares some of the advantages of the rocket-fuel variety, but brings problems of its own.  Find the pros and cons of each.
  • Where to Live for the Best Well-Being
    3/28/2017
    The location of your home can make a big impact on your health and well-being.  Find the best places to live in the United States.
  • Flex-N-Feel Gloves | Mental Health Blog
    3/25/2017
    Miss your partner from afar?  Scientists in Surrey, Canada, have developed “Flex-N-Feel” gloves that allow those who wear them to make physical contact with other wearers via electronic tactile signals.
  • Not Exercising as Harmful as Obesity | Natural Health Blog
    3/23/2017
    Research says that inactivity has a risk similarly to that of obesity for developing heart disease. Exercise is one of the best ways to protect your heart!
  • Quick Natural Fix to Depression | Mental Health Blog
    3/21/2017
    A recent study reveals that that one out of every six people in the US has taken psychiatric drugs, and the great preponderance of those prescriptions are for antidepressants or anti-anxiety pills. What can you do naturally to get some relief?
  • Teenage Diet & Breast Cancer Risk | Natural Cancer Alternatives Blog
    3/17/2017
    According to new research, the types of foods we ate as a teenager and young adult may eventually affect our risk for breast cancer—at least for women.
  • 10 Ways to Think More Positively | Mental Health Blog
    3/15/2017
    Outlook can save your life!  A new study revealed that those who maintain a positive outlook have a significantly reduced risk of dying from all the major killers. Find 10 ways to stay more positive! 
  • Health Benefits of Napping | Natural Health Blog
    3/13/2017
    Maybe the parts of the world that encourage a little afternoon snoozing have the right idea, especially when looking at certain health benefits. Read on to find out what daytime slumber can do for you.
  • Heartburn Drugs Leads To Kidney Failure | Health Blog
    3/11/2017
    Got Heartburn? Caution: new research suggests that on top of heart attacks and bone fracture risks, these pharmaceutical drugs are not so safe, linking them with serious kidney damage.
  • How To Reduce Stress | Natural Health Blog
    3/9/2017
    Stress can manifest itself in many ways, and it seems to be overwhelming more of us. A new report says stress levels among adults have definitely increased in recent months.
  • Heavy Metals in Gluten-Free Diets | Natural Detox Health Blog
    3/7/2017
    New research shows that eating gluten free is associated with a higher risk of exposure to arsenic and mercury. Find out why and what you can do about it.
  • Tips To Help Someone Grieve | Mental Health Blog
    3/4/2017
    As a culture, we are terrible at knowing how to handle our own grief or how to give solace to others in theirs. That’s at least in part because we don’t know a whole lot about the grieving process. Perhaps these facts will help.

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