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Sometimes a person may need to seriously think about how much alcohol they drink. Maybe it’s time to take a break and give your body a rest. Regardless of why you want to stop or cut back on your alcohol consumption, slowing down and observing periods of abstinence can definitely be beneficial. Some of the [...]

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Varicose veins can be very embarrassing and ugly; many people want to find ways to get rid of them. These veins are twisted, gnarled, enlarged veins under the surface of the skin and for many people; it can be unthinkable to wear shorts or dresses. Varicose veins are most common in the legs and ankles [...]

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We know that we depend on plants for the air we breathe. They breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen; we breathe in oxygen and breathe out carbon dioxide. It's a perfect symbiotic relationship. Plants do even more than that by filtering the toxins out of the air that they breathe in so they [...]

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“Silence is a source of great strength.” ~Lao Tzu (Originally written by Samuel McCree) For over two years I spent one out of every four weeks in silence. At the time I was living at a Zen Monastery and every month we would have a week-long silent retreat. During this retreat we sat meditation in [...]

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Gluten intolerance isn't the only reason some people refrain from eating breads. While it may be satisfying to eat, commercially-baked bread is full of stuff we don't really want to eat and most have been stripped of nutrition in the processing. Modern wheat has been cultivated for yield, not nutrition. On the contrary, eating wheat [...]

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Fast, Easy and Painless Blood Testing is coming to a Walgreens Theranos Wellness Center near You. Thanks to a 30 year-old Stanford dropout named Elizabeth Holmes, consumers nationwide will soon, if not already, have access to fast, convenient and low cost blood testing at a Theranos™ Wellness Center in one of 8,200 neighborhood Walgreens’ pharmacies [...]

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"Stand up straight!" my mother used to say as she'd come up behind me and grasp my shoulders, pulling them back as she put her knee into my lower back. Used to drive me nuts. She did have a point, though. Beside looking terrible, poor posture can cause neck, back, and leg pain. Slouching is [...]

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Warts and corns are the most common afflictions of the skin. Warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and corns by continual pressure. Garlic is known as an effective remedy for skin conditions such as acne, ringworm, athlete's foot, and influenza due to its antibiotic, antifungal, and antiviral properties.[1] Garlic has also shown to [...]

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