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  1. Disturbing Facts about Drug Sales by Big Pharmaceuticals

    Disturbing Facts about Drug Sales by Big Pharmaceuticals
    Over 180,000 people die each year from side effects attributed to legal pharmaceuticals, a disturbing fact that has many concerned about the prevalence of prescription drug use in the United States. According to Gwen Olsen, a former sales rep in the pharmaceutical industry and author of Con...
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  2. How Harmful to our Health is the Indoor Air We Breathe?

    How Harmful to our Health is the Indoor Air We Breathe?
    How much time to you spend indoors each day? The average person spends 90% of their time indoors, breathing in what they believe is clean air, but research shows that may be far from the truth. New research undertaken by the Environmental Science and Technology journal states that indoor air can...
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  3. How to Boost Your Metabolism Every Day

    How to Boost Your Metabolism Every Day
    You might be wondering why you would potentially want to boost your metabolism, and the answer couldn't be more interesting for those looking to lose weight. By boosting your metabolism, you will burn more calories, even at rest. Clearly this is good, interesting and intriguing news for...
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  4. The Dangers of Antacids

    The Dangers of Antacids
    To many Americans, heart burn and acid reflux are a daily problem. A quick fix is to pop an antacid – a remedy that takes care of symptoms but is not necessarily a good solution. Antacid use in the United States is pervasive - three billion dollars are spent annually on over-the-c...
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  5. The Dangers of Prescribed Sleep Aids

    The Dangers of Prescribed Sleep Aids
    In this day and age, life can be fast-paced and hectic, so it is not surprising that roughly one third to one half of people in the United States suffer from insomnia. A prevalent “quick-fix” attitude has brought a flood of sleep aids to the marketplace – some of which may actually endanger o...
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  6. 6 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones from Forming

    6 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones from Forming
    Around one million Americans develop kidney stones every year. Unfortunately, according to Harvard Medical, once you have had a kidney stone, the chances are high that they will recur. Kidney stones are formed when minerals in the urine crystallize. If you have gone through the pain of passing...
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  7. Rediscover the Magic of Spring with Natural Allergy Relief

    Rediscover the Magic of Spring with Natural Allergy Relief
    Spring is typically the most difficult season of all for allergy sufferers and 40 million Americans will spend the next several weeks dealing with itchy eyes, runny noses, persistent coughs and perpetual sneezes. Allergy symptoms are usually triggered by pollen in the air. Pollens are tiny po...
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  8. Blend, Don’t Juice

    Blend, Don’t Juice
    Juicing is loved by countless "health nuts" around the world, and it does have its place in a healthy diet. Juicing does providing a great deal of nutrition , but the results are lacking in fiber. Further, depending upon what you are juicing, you may be left with a final juice that is ...
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  9. Can Saturated Fat Be Good for You?

    Can Saturated Fat Be Good for You?
    Health-conscious individuals used to steer clear of coconut oil because of its classification as a saturated fat. Recently, however, researchers have uncovered some very different properties and causing a reversal of opinion about the health benefits of this tropical wonder. The difference? Coco...
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  10. Agave as a Health Food Uncovering the Myths

    Agave as a Health Food Uncovering the Myths
    Agave is often listed as a health food. After all, it is naturally sourced and agave extract is known to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Unfortunately, manufactured blue agave syrup, also cleverly marketed as “nectar of the gods”, is closer to high-fructose corn syrup than ac...
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