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A muscle strain can also be referred to as a pulled muscle and it occurs when a muscle has been stretched too far. A pulled muscle actually consists of small tears within the muscle and it happens more commonly as people age. In most cases, people pull a muscle from overexertion, or from not warming [...]

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Given that over seven and a half million people will die from cancer this year, it's natural for dread to take a place in the back of many people's minds, especially if there are risk factors already present. There are many things we can do to greatly reduce the risk of contracting cancer: healthy diet, [...]

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Don't judge a book by its cover. Same goes for food. Fitting into the stereotypical if-it's-good-for-me-it-can't-taste-good category, bitter melon may look funny (like a warty cucumber) and may have a sharp taste, but it kills cancer cells. Commonly used in Chinese cooking and medicine, the juice of bitter melon (also known as bitter gourd or [...]

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Sleeping with a partner is nice. Sometimes. Other times, it can affect the healthy sleep of both people and force one or the other to take to the couch or spare bedroom. There are ways, however, to sleep complementary to each other, taking into account different sleep styles. Often you can’t choose in what position [...]

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Many parents try telling their children that the more carrots they eat - the better they will be able to see in the dark. Well, there is definitely some truth in this as a deficiency in vitamin A, which carrots are an extremely rich source of, can make it harder to see in dim light. [...]

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Brain surgery is perhaps the most delicate of intrusive surgical procedures. The brain, for the most part, all looks alike--unlike the internal workings of a hip or heart. The idiom "it's not brain surgery" is founded on the simple fact that brain surgery is immensely complex and dangerous. One wrong move and…anything can result. It's [...]

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