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If we go back a few years in time, let’s make that decades, women had no option but to wait for a missed period to test for pregnancy.  A missed period was considered the first indication of pregnancy. However, today with the advancement medical sciences testing for pregnancy is not so much a nerve racking […]

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Pinworm Treatment

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There are many modern and ancient home remedies to treat pinworms, which really work. Even common household spices is very effective in treating and curing pinworms. What Are Pinworms? Pinworms are white, tiny worms just about 1/2″ that live in intestinal tracts of animals and humans. Even adults can be infected with this issue; usually […]

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I do not diet. In my mind I picture a smooth grey bar that goes on forever and it stays smooth and grey in my mind as long as I eat foods that are clean, whole, healthy and ‘approved’ by my inner nutrionist. When I eat something like pizza, or whiskey or cheetos or movie […]

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Do you need an antioxidant supplement?

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Background: On February 28, 2007 the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a meta-analysis that assessed the effect of β-carotene, vitamins A, E, C, and selenium (either alone or in some combination), on all-cause mortality.1 The meaning and relevance of all-cause mortality is unclear, even to the study authors. The study authors admit […]

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The official start day of the 30 Day Nutrition Challenge is April 12th! That being said, you can start your own challenge at any time. Just make sure you give yourself 30 days to remove these foods from your diet. Before you start there are a few things you need to do: First of all, […]

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Mupirocin nasal ointment – Why to buy

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Mupirocin nasal ointment is an antibiotic ointment that is used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. The nasal formula is specifically to prevent staph infections for patients or healthcare workers that are at risk of an infection due to an outbreak in a healthcare facility or a hospital. Mupirocin ointment may also have other uses, […]

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Panic Attacks and Other Fun Stuff

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Coping with panic attacks can be challenging. I have had them for a few years. I also have a slight seizure disorder. Having to switch seizure medications in the last year has led to increased panic and adrenaline surges. There are several factors that trigger the panic and the seizures, most of them are physical. […]

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Music Therapy

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Three centuries ago, William Congreve declared, “Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast.” Congreve’s statement only begins to hint at the therapeutic value of music. Music therapy is the systematic application of music to aid in the treatment of the physiologic and psychological aspects of an illness or disability. It is applied in a […]

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How Skin Works

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Skin is the largest organ of the human body. In an adult it covers a surface area averaging about 2,750 square inches (l.75 square meters), makes up about 7 percent of the total body weight, and receives roughly one third of the fresh blood pumped from the heart. Versatile in its range of functions, human […]

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A New Gadget To Help You Get Off Tobacco

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Most people who smoke cigarettes these days would do just about anything to give up their health destroying habit. Unfortunately it’s a lot more difficult to quit cigarettes than just making the decision to do so. Although there are a lot of products on the market which promise to make it easy to get off […]

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