How to Prevent Kidney Disease

One in three Americans will succumb to kidney disease because of high blood pressure, diabetes, or a family history of the disease, according to Kerry Willis, M.D., senior vice president of the National…


5 Herbs for Bone Health

Bones need a proper balance of minerals. Anything that upsets this balance compromises bone health. ( The key to understanding bone health is understanding minerals. The primary mineral in your skeleton is calcium, but…


Get Your V-Steam On This Valentine’s Day!

They have been all over the media lately, the newest trend that Gwyneth Paltrow claimed on her lifestyle website Goop is “the real golden ticket” at the Tikkun Spa in LA…the V-Steam! I…


How to Maintain a Healthy Heart

  How to Maintain a Healthy Heart While heart disease may be a leading cause of death, that doesn’t mean that you have to accept it as your fate, suggested the Mayo Clinic,…

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Why a Good Night’s Sleep Is Important

           Getting enough quality sleep at night helps protect your mental and physical health, quality of life, and your safety, explained the National Heart., Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland….

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Save a Life By Donating Blood

Since the first volunteer blood donor service opened in 1921, there has been a constant effort to reach out for more blood donors, reported the American Armed Services Blood Program, Falls Church, Virginia….

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How to Prevent Flu and Colds

The Flu  The flu kills when a defective immune system allows bacterial infections, such as pneumonia, to enter the lungs. To illustrate how dangerous influenza can be, during the 19l8 flu pandemic—also called…


Evergreen Essential Oils: Healing with Seasonal Scents

‘Tis the season for evergreens: pine wreaths, juniper branch arrangements, and whole trees invited to reside indoors. This seasonal greenery not only serves as decoration, it brings a woodsy aroma that no synthetic…

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Tips to Avoid the Holiday Blues

Now that the holidays have ended, you might find yourself experiencing a touch of the blues. The happy glow and warm cheer that filled the room is now replaced with a tin of…

Studies assessing the hazards of synthetic hair dyes are limited and conflicting. Your safest bet is to use plant-based dyes. (Valua Vitaly/iStock/Thinkstock)

Hair Dye Dynamics: Beauty Versus Health

NEW YORK—Have you ever wondered if coloring your hair is safe for your health? With toxic chemicals like para-phenylenediamine (PPD) found in most hair dyes, you have a right to be concerned. PPD…

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