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The Sage used in the following recipe is a classic gargle, but other herbs such as Marjoram, Thyme or Hyssop can replace it. Ingredients 1 cup boiling water 2 teaspoons fresh or dried Sage leaves 1/4 ounce salt Instructions Pour the boiling water over the sage, cover and steep for 20 minutes. Strain and add [...]

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Some of us aren’t giving our bodies what they need. Let’s talk about nutrient deficiencies. Do you have any? Whether you're aware of them or not, chances are you have one or two, maybe even several. The availability of food has done nothing but rise in the last century so what gives with all these [...]

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A new study has discovered that people who have a sense of purpose in life live longer, no matter what your age. The study which was published in the Lancet as part of a special series on aging, looked at 9,050 English people over the course of nine years. All of the participants were over the [...]

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For many heart patients, stress is the elephant in the room when we discuss why they missed their goals for proper exercise, nutrition, abstinence from smoking, and proper sleep. Physicians aren't routinely taught how to advise others on stress-management techniques, and may do no better than the rest in terms of dealing with stress themselves. [...]

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Some new research has discovered that antioxidants called flavonoids that are commonly found in tea and citrus fruits have some powerful anti-cancer properties. The findings were recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, stating that women who regularly consume citrus foods and tea can significantly decrease their risks of developing epithelial ovarian cancer. Epithelial cancer [...]

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Soda is everywhere. Americans drink an average of forty-four gallons of it each year. It is many people's drink of choice. Who can blame them? It's readily available, comes in many varieties and sizes, is cheap, cold, and sweet. "Coca-Cola" is the best-known brand name in the world. A recent study at the University of [...]

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A 63-year-old grandpa and retired builder from Hastings, East Sussex, England, says he cured himself of liver cancer by taking homemade cannabis oil. He received a liver transplant when he was diagnosed in 2009, but the disease returned in 2012, attacking the new organ he had undergone surgery to receive. His search for an alternative [...]

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Center for Food Safety (CFS) is today warning consumers about a new genetically engineered (GE) potato that may soon enter the food supply. Because GE foods are not required to be labeled, the new GE potato will be sold to consumers without their knowledge. The GE potato was one of two new crops approved today [...]

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