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The old adage "do as I say, not as I do" comes to mind when people pose questions about health; everyone lately seems to be doling out advice: doctors, dietitians, nutritionists, health advocates, bloggers, magazines, your next door neighbor...Who should you listen to? Heed advice from people who look like they are living it. If they [...]

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The cycle of life is no better encapsulated than in a new product that combines the cremated ashes of a loved one with a tree seed in a self-contained system. The Bios Urn is completely biodegradable and is a way to return to Earth and provide nourishment for new life. The funeral industry is enormous. [...]

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Stomach aches can be brought on by a number of factors, including stress, smoking, drinking, diet, allergies, hormonal imbalances, and more. Over-the-counter and prescription medications can offer relief, but they also come with serious side effects with extended use. There are many natural remedies that can be found in your own kitchen that are far [...]

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If you have never experienced pancreatic pain, you may not even know exactly what the organ is or its importance in your body. The pancreas is part of the digestive system and lies in the abdominal cavity behind the stomach. Your pancreas is responsible for producing many important hormones like insulin, polypeptides, somatostatin, and glucagon. [...]

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You have GOT to be kidding. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for exhaustively testing and regulating every foodstuff that is sold in the country. People rely on its process and recommendations but never hold it culpable when it is proven wrong. When cold, hard evidence is presented that contradicts its findings, [...]

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Clinical depression is a growing world-wide epidemic: 350 million people suffer from it. Unlike some other illnesses, diagnosis is often not straightforward. Symptoms may be common: loss of appetite (or weight gain), sleeplessness, lethargy, headaches, chronic pain, an inability to concentrate. Yet symptoms don't always directly point to an underlying cause. Up until now, there [...]

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"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" - Hippocrates It is in this that Annette Larkins places faith in her health. And she is lovely proof that it works. Hippocrates is considered the father of modern medicine. It is his oath that medical doctors recite when they become licensed to practice medicine. [...]

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There are many things people do that can wreak havoc on their eyesight. From falling asleep with your contact lenses on to using old products which can be laden with infection-causing bacteria, it is very important to avoid doing anything which could damage your eyesight. According to the American Optometric Association, taking care of your [...]

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