8 Stretches You Should Do Every Morning To Feel Strong, Flexible And Grounded

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There’s nothing quite like a good stretch. It feels great, and can make a world of difference in a healthy and balanced lifestyle. A few minutes in your morning routine devoted to stretching can be the perfect way to start your day. Many people with desk jobs develop tension or pain, and simply starting an…

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Is chocolate really better than cough medicine?!

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All singers know to avoid chocolate before a performance.  When you eat chocolate it can create extra mucus, which is not desirable for singing. However, when you have a cough, it actually helps to coat your throat and soothe irritation that would normally cause you to cough. In fact, according to some research, it may…

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Woman Lost 125 Pounds by Making One Tiny Change Week by Week

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Weight loss has never been considered a journey for the faint-hearted. Some people would rather resort to surgical fat removal than embark on diets and regular workouts. A survey published on Health.com explains that 2 out of 5 people who embark on diets give up after the first seven days. Another grim statistic is that…

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Bad cough that won’t quit part of winter virus going around

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It’s not a cold or the flu, but one winter sickness comes with warnings from medical professionals. Although seasonal colds and the flu are going around, there is another virus that is making its rounds. For some, they are experiencing a bad cough that won’t go away. The past few weeks, there have been many reports…

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The Health Benefits of Adding Fiber To Your Diet

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    Americans on average only eat about half the daily recommended amount of fiber.  It’s an essential component of the food we eat, and it may help you live longer. In studies, it has been shown to help prevent and fight type 2 diabetes. It has also been shown to help prevent heart attacks and stroke. What The Studies Show A recently…

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86-Year-Old Woman Loses 120 Pounds by Walking in Her Living Room Every Day

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A lot of people would wonder why any elderly person would bother with weight loss. Really, aren’t they supposed to be relaxing and not stressing themselves out in their golden years? Well, they’re about to be re-schooled by Jessica Slaughter, an 86-year-old grandmother from St Louis, Missouri. This determined senior citizen went down from a…

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86-Year-Old Woman Loses 120 Pounds by Walking in Her Living Room Every Day

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A lot of people would wonder why any elderly person would bother with weight loss. Really, aren’t they supposed to be relaxing and not stressing themselves out in their golden years? Well, they’re about to be re-schooled by Jessica Slaughter, an 86-year-old grandmother from St Louis, Missouri. This determined senior citizen went down from a…

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Why Are People With Blood Type O So Special?

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There are a lot of theories on how personalities are formed. While most of this information is interesting, it’s not really based on science. We all know there are four types of blood: A, B, AB, and O. What makes type O blood so special? Historically, it is believed that type O’s observed their environment…

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Smarter Babies Need Less Sleep and Wake Up Through the Night, Experts Claim

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Worrying about babies who don’t get much sleep at night may not be necessary, according to infant development experts. Smarter babies can’t sleep without interruption, and it isn’t something to fuss over. Actually, parents should be happy their little ones aren’t sleeping like they’re on cloud nine all night. This has been reported to mean…

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Smarter Babies Need Less Sleep and Wake Up Through the Night, Experts Claim

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Worrying about babies who don’t get much sleep at night may not be necessary, according to infant development experts. Smarter babies can’t sleep without interruption, and it isn’t something to fuss over. Actually, parents should be happy their little ones aren’t sleeping like they’re on cloud nine all night. This has been reported to mean…

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13 healthy foods that will help clear your arteries

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When arteries clog, it can lead to a problem for the whole body.  Unlike a house whose plumbing has become blocked, Unfortunately, we cannot call a plumber to deal with our arteries. The condition related to clogged arteries is called arteriosclerosis. It occurs when plaque builds on the arterial walls and begin to narrow them…

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Israeli company claims it has created new technology that can destroy cancerous tumors

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An Israeli company named Alpha Tau Medical is breaking new ground in the destruction of cancerous tumors. Alpha Tau medical has developed a new technology called targeted radiotherapy.  Targeted radiotherapy differs from regular radiotherapy. Regular radiotherapy has a long viability duration, which is not very favorable for the human body. Targeted radiotherapy is a new…

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Stem Cell Dental Implants Grow New Teeth In 2 Months!

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Scientists really never back down. A new dental replacement procedure has been discovered and tested, and it’s a whole lot better than getting regular dentures and artificial teeth. Losing a tooth is a source of major pain, and it also comes with a lot of issues and long-term discomforts. Dentures are one way to replace…

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NINE-YEAR-OLD BOY WITH TERMINAL CANCER HANGS ON TO MEET BABY SISTER

Pierre Van ZylCancer, Heal, Learn, Personal Growth + Development

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Angels do live among us, albeit sometimes without the wings and halos. Nine-year-old British boy Bailey Cooper had a mission to accomplish despite being exhausted from unimaginable pain. He held on harder than is expected of a nine-year-old because he had to meet his little sister. 28-year-old Rachel Cooper, Bailey’s mom told him during her…

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7 Items Linked to Cancer, Obesity, and Decreased Life-span to Throw Away Immediately

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A lot of people complain about the tons of medical and wellbeing advice floating around and how it’s impossible to keep up with all of them. That may be true, but prevention will always be better than a cure. We are exposed to a lot of harmful materials in our environment on a daily basis. Some of…

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Aspartame Is Trying to Make a Comeback

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People who worry about their sugar intake try to switch regular soda with diet soda, but as of recent times, diet soda has become another cause for alarm, no thanks to the artificial sweeteners it’s produced with, such as aspartame, sucralose (Splenda) and saccharin. PepsiCo used to produce diet soda with aspartame, but when their customers began…

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8-year-old Boy Beats Stage 4 Brain Cancer at Tennessee Hospital

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A rare medical miracle has occurred. Cameron Scott, an 8-year-old Batman lover from Tennessee, has beaten cancer after a severe battle at St Jude’s Children Research Hospital, Tennessee. Cameron suffered a serious fall down the stairs two years ago. His parents Tamika and Wendell Scott had to take him to the hospital to get checked…

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Certain Antibiotics Tied to Deadly Heart Vessel Tears: FDA

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According to the US Food and Drug Administration, patients taking fluoroquinolones need to be careful. They advise avoiding the drug because of possible dangerous side effects. They say that this class of antibiotics could cause deadly tears in the heart muscle. These vessel tears are called aortic dissections and are also known as ruptures of…

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Scientists Explain 6 Things That Cause Swollen Legs (And How to Fix It)

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Having swollen feet and legs is the worst! You feel puffy, and it’s hard to feel comfortable in your skin. If you’re worried about your health, naturally it’s always advisable to meet with a trained medical professional to treat the cause. Here we have just a few tips that might alleviate your symptoms quickly and…

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New therapy cures cancer with just one injection

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Chemo and Radiotherapy can be effective treatments for cancer. The downside, of course, is a range of difficult side effects experienced during treatments. Fortunately, a type of treatment that aims to harness the immune system to combat cancer (called immunotherapy) could completely change the way cancer is treated in the future. What is it? A…

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How to Detect and Eliminate Eyelash Mites (Demodex Mites)

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Millions of people experience some discomforting itchiness in their eyelashes at some point in their lives, especially when waking up from sleep. It’s normally attributed to grogginess and the presence of fluids in the eye, but it’s a lot more complicated than that. One of the possible causes of this discomfort is the presence of…

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Top 8 Natural Alternatives For Bleach and DIY Household Cleaner Recipes

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It’s really easy and convenient to just tip the bottle and pour some bleach into cleaning buckets, toilets, tubs, and wash-hand basins, and even on the kitchen counter. Bleach is the general name given to chemical products that whiten and disinfect fabrics and surfaces, removing stains and killing microbial germs. Bleach is super-fast and hassle-free,…

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Old-Person Smell Is Actually A Thing, And Here’s Where It Comes From

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It’s no longer a major wonder that elderly people have a certain peculiar smell about them. Sometimes, when they try to use deodorant and fragrances, they can’t entirely mask this ‘grandparents’ scent. Most people think it’s because of their clothes, or hair, or perhaps, their sweat, but it’s not particularly any of these. Even when…

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When Depression Makes You Seem Like a Messy Person

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Depression is a mental health problem that many of us experience. And it’s on the rise. From 2005-2015, the number of cases of depression worldwide increased by nearly a fifth. This could be due to many factors, but it is believed an increase in isolation (especially for those aged 60-74) and rising stress levels are…

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“THIS PART OF YOUR BABY REMAINS IN YOUR BODY FOR UP TO 38 YEARS,� EXPERTS CLAIM

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There’s a reason why kids are always more attached to their mums than to their dads. It’s because their cells never really entirely leave their mums’ bodies; some stay back and work several medical wonders, an obstetric phenomenon known as fetomaternal microchimerism. The word microchimerism was derived from the idea that a mother is sort…

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Is Raw or Cooked Food Better, According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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With so much conflicting information out there about various diets and ways of eating, it can become overwhelming. Some people swear by raw foods claiming it’s the only way to go to get the maximum amount of nutrients from your food. Others completely disagree. Perhaps you’re one of those people who’s tried to eat more…

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Why Your Doctor May Not Be the Best Source of Nutrition Advice

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I remember when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. The waiting room was packed. The Endocrinologist spent barely ten minutes with me which included a diagnosis of Hypothyroidism, mentioning Hashimoto’s in passing, and resulted in me walking out with a prescription for Synthroid. By the time I got home, I had to call the office…

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Cannabis Oil vs CBD Oil: Scientific Differences You Need to Know Before Trying It

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The topic of cannabis (marijuana) has become far less taboo in recent years, but there are still many misconceptions—and fears—about its use as a medicinal plant. Cannabis is still an illegal product in most countries and can be difficult to obtain. More importantly, it is challenging to study. Still, an increasing amount of evidence has…

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How to Use Frozen Lemons: An Easier Way to Harness the Health Benefits

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Most people say ‘When life gives you lemons – make lemonade’. In this post we’ll tell you why we prefer to say ‘When life gives you lemons – freeze them’! Lemons are probably the most versatile and popular type of citrus fruit. There is an incredible amount of hype around this fruit, while a lot…

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How Global Warming and Mind-Eating Parasites are Creating a Global Intelligence Gap

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It’s no secret… Global warming is happening rapidly all over the world. In addition to normally warm regions experiencing hotter temperatures, even the United States can testify to changes and inconsistencies in the weather as the seasons change. The country’s wealth, prominence and resources can’t put a stop global warming. They’ll rather intensify it because…

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Homemade Turmeric & Ginger Iced Tea for Your Heart, Brain, and Cells

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Love iced tea and want to do something great for your health? You can support your heart, brain and each cell in your body with this delicious and refreshing beverage. This is a fantastic way to ensure that your body is getting enough liquids and helps to battle dehydration. If you allow yourself to become dehydrated, which…

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This 6-Ingredient Elixir Can Kill Infections in the Body and Destroy Viruses

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As the temperature drops, the rate of colds and flu skyrockets. You will most likely be a victim of an attack by these pesky germs this cold season. Rather than instantly reaching for store bought cough syrup (make your own instead!), over-the-counter cold pills, or prescription antibiotics, how about downing something a little closer to…

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This 6-Ingredient Elixir Can Kill Infections in the Body and Destroy Viruses

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As the temperature drops, the rate of colds and flu skyrockets. You will most likely be a victim of an attack by these pesky germs this cold season. Rather than instantly reaching for store bought cough syrup (make your own instead!), over-the-counter cold pills, or prescription antibiotics, how about downing something a little closer to…

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Cancer Cells’ Use of Sugar Holds the Key to Their Destruction

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Scientists have suggested a way to improve treatments that use viruses to attack cancer. It exploits the fact that cancer cells need a lot of glucose and must metabolize it rapidly to survive. Oncolytic viruses specifically target and enter cancer cells and use the cells’ machinery for their own multiplication and spread. They destroy tumors from the…

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Implants ‘Made of Your Own Cells’ Could End Back Pain

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Back and neck pain are often the result of the progressive damage of the discs that separate the spinal vertebrae. Thanks to new multidisciplinary research, we may soon have a better solution to this problem: bioengineered discs grown out of a person’s own cells. Intervertebral disc degeneration is a common problem that affects a large segment of…

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Breastmilk Protects Infants from Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and More

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new study from the University of Helsinki showed that babies breastfed for at least six months have less antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their gut compared with infants breastfed for a shorter period of time. Moreover, the study showed that antibiotics used by mothers increased the number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in infants. Bacteria resistant to antibiotics are everywhere — including…

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These 10 Essential Oils Can Kill Persistent Lyme Disease

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Research just published in the journal Antibiotics shows that a range of essential oils can effectively kill persistent forms of Lyme disease. Some essential oils have strong antibacterial properties. Lyme disease is an infection caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi (B. burgdorferi), which is transmitted to humans by ticks. In the United States, Lyme disease is the most prevalent…

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Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Schizophrenia Risk

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Some research suggests a link between low vitamin D levels and a person’s risk of developing schizophrenia. New evidence indicates that this notion may be correct. A new study has investigated the link between low vitamin D levels and schizophrenia risk. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, schizophrenia is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide….

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The 14 Best Foods to Increase Blood Flow and Circulation

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Poor circulation is a common problem caused by a number of conditions. Peripheral artery disease (PAD), diabetes, obesity, smoking and Raynaud’s disease are some of the many causes of poor circulation (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Reduced blood flow can cause unpleasant symptoms, such as pain, muscle cramps, numbness, digestive issues and coldness in the hands or feet. In…

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In Huge Shock, Mitochondrial DNA Can Be Inherited From Fathers

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A piece of high school genetics, relied on for many sorts of genetic testing, has been found to have exceptions. Although mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is normally received from the mother, three families have been identified where people received some of their mtDNA, three-quarters in the most extreme case, from their father. The finding may change…

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