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Can Breast Cancer Be Prevented?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Spreading awareness and encouraging women to creating plans to detect the disease in its early stages is what October…

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National Depression Screening Day October 9

Today is National Depression Screening Day (NDSD), and while it may not be a subject that people want to talk about, it’s an important issue that needs to be discussed. As someone who…

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Eliminate Varicose Veins, Reduce Thrombosis Risk

NEW YORK—For some with varicose veins, 45 minutes and a few needle pricks can reduce the risk of preventable death. Patients with larger varicose veins are at an increased risk of deep vein…

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Should You Go Gluten-Free? How?

This past week I decided to challenge myself and to experience what it is like to eat gluten-free. At first my gluten-free week was a daunting task, but I gradually learned which foods…

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Natural Products Expo East—Our 18 Favs!

The 29th annual Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, which took place September 18-20, attracted over 23,000 attendees and 1,277 exhibitors at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. The event featured food…

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Active Nation Day

This Sunday is Active Nation Day, a day dedicated to improve women’s physical and mental health and to create a more active world. It is the initiative of the leading active wear brand,…

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Celebrate National Yoga Month While Cutting Down on Air Pollution

September is National Yoga Month, designed to both educate people about the health benefits of yoga and to inspire a healthy lifestyle. During September, yoga studios and teachers are encouraged to offer free…

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Are Cell Phones Dangerous?

Cell phones have transformed from a luxury into a necessity for the people of today’s generation. Children are starting to use cell phones at increasingly younger ages and more adults are upgrading their…

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Can Alzheimer’s Disease Be Prevented?

Named after Alois Alzheimer (1864-1915), a German neurologist, Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) robs its patients of their dignity, intellect, and ability to carry out daily routine tasks. AD is one form of dementia. The…

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Give Yourself A Green-Gasm!

Just in case you aren’t anxious enough about all the chemicals that you consume on a daily basis, there is now a new wave of ‘going green’ that has caught our attention. This…

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