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  • Why Food Allergies Rising | Natural Health Blog
    6/17/2017
    In the 1990s, food allergies were a fairly unusual occurrence. Today, millions of people suffer, and for some, the reaction may be life threatening.  Find out why and what you can do...
  • Compulsive Buying Disorder | Mental Health Blog
    6/15/2017
    Did you know that one in every 20 adults has “Compulsive Buying Disorder?"  Find out what it is, if you have it, and how to treat it.
  • Brand Recognition & Child Obesity | Health Blog
    6/13/2017
    New research suggests that young kids who can recall the types of foods sold by popular brands have a better chance of being overweight or obese.
  • Four Proven Methods to Think Positively | Mental Health Blog
    6/10/2017
    Research says that positive thinking is critical to health, happiness, longevity, and even to wealth. To do so, first you have to understand the principles of neuroscience. Here are four important thoughts to keep in mind...
  • How To Have A Healthy Father's Day
    6/8/2017
    While some dads might be happy with a day off from chores and a chance to park themselves on the couch with a six-pack of beer, we’re here to suggest some healthier alternatives...
  • Fiber to Prevent Knee Osteoarthritis | Natural Health Blog
    6/6/2017
    New research shows that you have more control over the eventual fate of your knees, and the key may be in increasing your dietary fiber.
  • Cat Ownership Health Benefits | Natural Health Blog
    6/3/2017
    If you love all things feline, your holiday has arrived! June 4th is National Hug Your Cat Day! Read on for six reasons why your feline companion is great for you.
  • Avoid Desk-Sitting at Work | Natural Health Blog
    6/2/2017
    Sitting causes 173,000 new cases of cancer in the US each year and exercise doesn’t necessarily undo the damage done.  Learn some alternatives...
  • When To Wear Sunscreen | Health Blog
    5/31/2017
    If you are in the sun all day, especially during peak hours, you may want to rethink sunscreen and how you apply it. Also consider some good antioxidants for protection.
  • 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.
  • Allergy to avocados
    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.
  • short term steroid use
    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.

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