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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Moms Offer Free Hugs at Pride Parade for Kids Whose Parents Rejected Them

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Did you ever hear that we need four hugs a day for survival, 8 hugs a day for maintenance, and 12 hugs a day for growth? Fortunately, some good-doers at Austin’s Pride Parade are providing hugs to help lift the spirits of young people. People turned out to offer LGBTQ youth the support that some…

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CDC Finds Americans Aren’t Having Enough Babies to Replace Ourselves

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Concern is growing as recent statistics report that the birth rate has been declining for the past seven years. It is also at the lowest level it has been in thirty years. According to population data recently released by the CDC (the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention), on average, a woman can be expected…

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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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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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People Are Going Crazy for Kerrygold Butter

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Kerrygold butter has been around for over five decades, and recently, more people in the U.S. are starting to choose it over other brands. The buzz over Kerrygold is quite frantic. The butter is made in Ireland, and that’s where all the major ingredients are purchased from. It spreads like a cloud over bread and…

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Seniors Are Buying Tiny Homes to Live Their Golden Years Off the Grid

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It’s now a significant trend among senior citizens to buy cute tiny homes for their post-retirement years. Not RVs, but tiny wooden structures sometimes put up on wheels as an alternative to assisted living. These homes make it easy for elderly people to cope on their own. Having to worry about paying an outrageous mortgage…

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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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Sunflower Seeds Help Improve Heart Health, Fight Cancer, Reduce Anxiety, Heal Eyesight, and More

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Packed with phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals, and omega 3’s, sunflower seeds fulfill many nutritional needs. Delicious and easy to find, adding sunflower seeds to your diet adds crucial essential fats and micronutrients. Eating sunflower seeds daily can help improve digestion, lowers blood pressure, and calms anxiety. Sunflower seeds come from the Helianthus annuus, or common sunflower,…

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72-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth To Baby Boy And Becomes One Of The Oldest Moms In The World

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The human body is totally amazing! With the help of modern science, a couple was able to achieve their lifelong dream of being parents. A first-time mother much older than the Indian average age of first birth of 20, brought a son into the world after more than seven decades. The history-making birth helped bring…

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72-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth To Baby Boy And Becomes One Of The Oldest Moms In The World

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The human body is totally amazing! With the help of modern science, a couple was able to achieve their lifelong dream of being parents. A first-time mother much older than the Indian average age of first birth of 20, brought a son into the world after more than seven decades. The history-making birth helped bring…

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

Pierre Van ZylCancer, Heal, Health Awareness, Learn, News + Discoveries

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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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Is It Safe to Leave Butter on the Counter?

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It’s normal for everyone to assume that when manufactured fatty foods aren’t refrigerated, they’ll sooner or later go bad. That’s the reason why a lot of people take to storing butter in the fridge, but the butter doesn’t always come out the same. So what’s the way around this issue? Can you leave butter out…

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

Pierre Van ZylCancer, Heal, Health Awareness, Learn

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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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Self-sustained and Alone 17-year-old girl Safeguards the Place She Calls Home

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This is the amazing story of one girl against the world. Despite mind-numbingly difficult challenges faced during the earliest years of her life, Li MingLing has managed to cultivate a life for herself at just seventeen. She lives alone in Lanxian County, Shanxi Province, in China. Her life story is a sad one, and yet…

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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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“Taking Facebook Quizzes Could Get Your Identity Stolen�-Police

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Over a billion people on planet Earth use Facebook. It’s by far the most popular social network by the number of users it has. As is expected, not everyone on Facebook means good. There are a lot of hackers and cybercriminals who use Facebook and other social media platforms as their hunting ground. For this…

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Champion Gymnast With Down Syndrome Becomes A Model, Paving The Way For Others Like Her

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Everyone is born with their unique striking beauty. 25-year-old Chelsea Werner from Danville, California was born with Down syndrome, the most common chromosomal defect (1 in 700 babies) that delays physiological and intellectual development. Chelsea was introduced to gymnastics at the age of four to help her develop strong muscles because most people with Down…

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People Are Refusing To Use Self-Checkout Because It’ll “Kill Jobs�

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A lot of Canadian shoppers are on an uprising against the use of self-checkout machines in stores and malls, and their cause is justified. An interview done by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) recently shows that there a lot of people who are strongly against the deployment of these machines, because they’ll increase unemployment in…

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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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Family of 7 Living Completely Off-Grid in Northern Canada!

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It’s not easy for one person to pack a few necessities, get into a car and drive off to live in a farmyard house, grow their own food, generate their own power, collect their own water, cook with wood and charcoal stoves, and literally just live without any modern utilities. For a family of seven,…

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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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21-Year-Old Son Uses His First Paycheck To Pay Off His Parents’ Entire Mortgage For Christmas

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We all know how parents work hard to support their kids. For 18+ years, moms and dads will do just about anything to make sure their children are comfortable and provided for. Many people first think of expensive cars or luxurious vacations as a way to spend their wages. However, the expression “home is where…

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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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