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Birth Defects

Birth Defects Can Be Prevented

Birth defects are changes in the structure of one or more parts of the body, explained the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.  They affect one in every 33 babies born…

Eco18 Expert Tips on Staying Healthy During Holidays Dec. 17

Tips to Stay Happy and Healthy This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year where everyone around you seems to be getting sick. While the holidays are a fun time of year it’s also important to remember to take care of yourself…

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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…

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5 Natural Methods for a Strong Immune System

When it comes to battling pathogens—from Ebola to the common cold—the first line of defense is a strong immune system. Without an immune system the human body would quickly be ravaged by microbial…

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How to Maintain Healthy Eyes

After British actress, Judi Dench, announced that she had been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), it focused attention on a serious eye disease that affects many older people and can lead to…

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Artificial Sweeteners May Increase Risk of Diabetes

Even though artificial sweeteners don’t raise your blood sugar, they may put you at greater risk for diabetes. A new study from Israel has found that artificial sweeteners change the composition of gut…

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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…

Active Nation Day

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…


10 Natural Ways to Cope with Insomnia

Insomnia can be the most frustrating thing in the world. If it’s not for the dark circles that have permanently made their home under your eyelids, it’s exhaustion day in and day out….

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