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5 Cold and Flu Season Prevention Tips

As the cold and flu season approaches, it becomes increasingly important to be health conscious. There’s nothing worse than catching an annoying cold or being stuck in bed all day with the flu. One option is to get your flu shot each year, but for those who choose not to — myself included — taking a proven, all-natural approach is the most effective way to go. It basically all comes down to following a few healthy habits and eating right. Although you’ve probably heard about many of these cold and flu prevention tips, it never hurts to reiterate them to help refresh your memory.

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The Five Best Preventative Strategies to combat Cancer

According to the NCI (National Cancer Institute) fact book heart disease (32.1%) and cancer (23.4%) are the two most common causes of death in the United States. According to the book Cancer Statistics (1999), in the USA alone over 1500 people die each day from cancer-related causes. The four major functional systems or areas in the body that can be affected by cancer include: The Genital System, Digestive System, Respiratory System and the Breast. These systems/areas account for more than 60% of new cancer cases each year and more than 55% of cancer related deaths annually.
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Children with Eczema – The Causes, Plus Some Helpful Tips to Relieve the Discomfort

Eczema is a skin disease that affects over 16 million people in the US alone. There are varying degrees of seriousness when it comes to eczema, and there are various treatments available, including eczema products (usually topical creams), preventative measures and other eczema skin care treatments. This disease often shows up as early as infancy, so it’s important to treat it as early as possible to minimize its effects on your skin.
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Cure for Diabetes?…Medical Experts Not So Sure Yet

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Diabetes is a disease that effects far too many people in the U.S., and that number is growing year after year. Today it’s estimated that about 18 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, namely type 2 diabetes, but even more alarming is that 58 million more Americans are considered prediabetic and are in great danger of developing diabetes in the future – it’s truly an epidemic! Read More…

FDA Approves New Ointment for Treating Psoriasis

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A new psoriasis treatment has been approved by the FDA called Vectical. The ointment contains calcitriol, which is the active form of vitamin D3 – the only vitamin that is actually manufactured by our bodies through exposure to sunlight. This new psoriasis treatment is used to treat mild cases of the skin disease, and it has been approved for adults 18 and older. Read More…

Peanut Butter Recall: Latest Information

Peanut Butter Recall is a Mess

By now, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ve all heard about the recent peanut butter recall caused by a massive salmonella outbreak across the U.S.  The alleged culprit: Peanut Corporation of America in Blakely, Georgia. This salmonella outbreak stemmed from tainted peanut butter at the plant that has been linked to over 600 people getting sick due to salmonella and is even linked to some deaths. Read More…

Excessive Belly Fat in Men is a Serious Health Concern

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Excessive belly fat, aka: “beer belly”, is one of the most common health problems as men get older. Women can also suffer from having excessive belly fat, although it’s far more common in men – just look around you!…It’s a serious problem! Belly fat can lead to serious health problems, so it’s important to address the issue asap. Read More…

The Lowdown on Mesothelioma: Symptoms, Treatment & Attorney

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Mesothelioma is a serious health issue almost always caused by the inhalation of asbestos. Often times symptons of mesothelioma don’t appear for 20-50 years after being exposed to asbestos, so it’s important to get checked out if you have ever worked in an environment that has been found to contain asbestos, including construction workers,  shipyard workers, asbestos miners, and even anyone who may have washed the clothes that contained asbestos! Read More…

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