HEALTH LIBRARY

  1. Do Hair Dyes Cause Cancer?

    Do Hair Dyes Cause Cancer?
    Most of us don’t give much thought to the possible health risks of using hair dyes. They’re so ubiquitous – a third of women over age 18 color their hair, as well as about 10 percent of men over 40 – that we take their safety for granted. If these products were risky, we wouldn’t be able to buy them...
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  2. Osteoarthritis: Causes, Risk Factors And Solutions

    Osteoarthritis: Causes, Risk Factors And Solutions
    Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of chronic disability in the US and affects nearly 27 million Americans, along with affecting millions more around the world. Also known as wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis has no known cure and occurs when protective cartilage on the ends of bones wears down, exposing bone surfaces and leading to joint degradation. It most commonly affects joints...
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  3. The Perfect Power & Punch of Pineapple

    The Perfect Power & Punch of Pineapple
    Health-savvy folks have always known that plants have healing powers.  Just ask your neighborhood nutritionist.  But if you ask your local shaman or Hawaiian kahuna elder, and they’ll direct you straight to the nearest pineapple.  That’s right; the sweet, tasty pineapple is brimming with beneficial bromelain and the anti-oxidant vitamin C, as well as manganese and thiamin (vitamin B1.) Bromelain...
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  4. Healthy Hair Tips: How Wheatgrass Helps You Keep Your Hair Color Longer

    Healthy Hair Tips: How Wheatgrass Helps You Keep Your Hair Color Longer
    It's hard to lie about your age once your hair starts to turn gray! Many women over the age of 50 (and some men too!) resort to dying their hair regularly to disguise their increasingly dull gray hair. However, traditional Chinese medicine promotes a natural way to keep your hair color longer, by using wheatgrass. What is Wheatgrass? Wheatgrass looks like...
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  5. Mindfulness Meditation: Celebrate The Season With Inner Peace

    Mindfulness Meditation: Celebrate The Season With Inner Peace
    Although the holidays are theoretically associated with “peace on earth,” most people find quiet moments hard to come by during the hustle and bustle of the season. In fact, some people feel so overwhelmed that they face the approaching holidays with a sense of dread. best anti-aging products, natural weight loss products and omega-3 supplements on the market.   Mindfulness...
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  6. Can You Cut Your Cancer Risk with Garlic?

    Can You Cut Your Cancer Risk with Garlic?
    Is it possible that eating just one food could cut your cancer risk across the board?  There is no replacement for a healthy diet that limits exposure to foods that cause DNA damage.  Sugar, artificial sweeteners, trans fats, chemicals, pesticides, food additives and toxic compounds contained in water all contribute to increasing one’s overall risk of developing cancer.  These factors...
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  7. The Salt Debate

    The Salt Debate
    We need salt in our diet to regulate blood sugar, aid digestion and control nerve and muscle function, but most physicians and health professionals now recommend a diet that is low in salt. We need to understand the facts about why salt can be harmful, and the difference between the different salts available in the supermarket in order to make...
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  8. Is it the End for Antibiotics?

    Is it the End for Antibiotics?
    Since the 1940s, antibiotics have been available as a form of treatment for bacterial infection, but with increased use, bacteria have become more resistant to medicine.  This has some members of the medical community concerned about the potential for a bacterial super bug.  In fact, resistance to antibiotics has become a pressing threat to public health.  This leads many to wonder...
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  9. Dangers of Sleeping Pills

    Dangers of Sleeping Pills
    Having trouble falling asleep at night?  You may be tempted to try sleeping pills to help send you off to la-la land.  What’s the harm, right?  Dr. Peter Hibberd tells us that short term use of sleeping pills can be a great way to help a person adjust their sleep cycle, particularly if they suffer from jet lag or work...
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  10. 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."   Yes, they have developed an actually term for people who...
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