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  1. What you need to know about GMO foods

    What you need to know about GMO foods
    If you haven’t been following the issue closely, you might be surprised to learn about the exponential growth of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in our food supply. Between 1996 and 2011, the total surface area of land cultivated with GMOs increased from 4.2 million acres to 395 million acres...
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  2. Acupuncture Can Unlock Pathways To Fertility

    Acupuncture Can Unlock Pathways To Fertility
    Having a baby is one of the greatest joys of life and the inability to conceive can be a devastating blow to couples who are ready to start a family. While the medical specialty of infertility has become increasingly sophisticated in recent years, more and more couples are finding their solutions i...
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  3. Healthy Dinner Ideas from the Grill

    Healthy Dinner Ideas from the Grill
    The snap and sizzle of meat cooking on a grill and the pungent aroma of zesty sauce combined with warm rays of sunshine make barbecuing a favorite summertime activity. Unfortunately, research is showing that meats grilled on high heat can be hazardous to the health with the formation of heter...
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  4. The Importance of Warding Off Mosquitoes Naturally

    The Importance of Warding Off Mosquitoes Naturally
    Are there natural mosquito repellents? Now that it is summertime, you are likely wishing there was a way to ward off mosquitos naturally. Over the years, there have been many approaches to dealing with the annoying, and even deadly, mosquito. Many of those approaches have involved...
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  5. Broccoli Fights Breast Cancer

    Broccoli Fights Breast Cancer
    One out of every eight women in the U. S. develops breast cancer, making it the second leading cause of cancer for American women. Risk factors for breast cancer include heredity, use of hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills, alcohol use and excessive body weight. New resea...
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  6. Healthy Recipes: Five Fun Summertime Treats

    Healthy Recipes: Five Fun Summertime Treats
    The hot weather is here…and nothing tastes better on a sultry summer afternoon than a cool and delicious treat! Skip the high-fat, sugary ice cream cones, and take a look at our five easy recipes for fun and healthier summertime treats. These incorporate lots of fresh fruit and lower-ca...
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  7. The Power of Vacation

    The Power of Vacation
    The term "power" is used with great frequency and, as a result, is often overused quite regularly as well. However, when it comes to vacation, the term "power" is well used. The Japanese have coined a term, "Karoshi," which roughly translates into "worked to death" or "death due to overwork."...
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  8. Diet soda can be dangerous to your health

    Diet soda can be dangerous to your health
    Back in the day, when diet sodas were new on the scene, they were considered a savior for diet-conscious individuals who had become addicted to the fizzy sweet stuff. Here was an alternative to sugar-sweetened soda that tasted sweet (if harboring somewhat of a chemical aftertaste) and sparkling … a...
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  9. 5 Common Myths About Sleep – Busted!

    5 Common Myths About Sleep – Busted!
    An occasional sleepless night is normal. But when that occasional one night turns into two, three or more … it’s time to nip it in the bud before sleeplessness becomes a chronic condition requiring medical intervention. Lack of good quality sleep plays havoc with our lives, not to mention the well-...
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  10. Is Your Cookware Dangerous

    Is Your Cookware Dangerous
    With modern times often comes technology that can bring added convenience to a product. That can be a good thing with some products, but not necessarily when it comes to cookware. Despite modern innovations, certain metals and non-stick surfaces in some types of cookware may be more haz...
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