Prostate cancer is the most common of all of the cancers that men can get, striking one in every six men. Older men and men of African American heritage are the most likely part of the population to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. The good news is that if the cancer is detected early, the…

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In past years, psychologists have insisted the only responsible and safe form of treatment for depression was traditional therapy which consisted of professional treatment and prescription antidepressants by a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other Mental-health expert. Depression is being dealt with by more people than ever before. The income of antidepressant drugs are up. Well, the…

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Ear Infections Kids and ear infections seem to go hand in hand, kind of like peanut butter and jelly. The infection or inflammation of the middle ear is officially known as otitis media. The inflammation often begins when viral or bacterial infections that cause sore throats, colds, or other respiratory or breathing problems spread to…

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The Big “C.” Scary stuff. Why does it happen and what can we do to stop it? Although the exact cause of cancer remains unknown, the American Cancer Society estimates that up to 75 percent of cancer cases are caused by environmental factors (which means we may have some control over them), things like exposure…

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The topic of fat consumption has been very convoluted and touchy in minds of many Americans. Should we be eating fat? Which fats are good, which are bad? Will eating fat make me fat? Will saturated fats increase my cholesterol? Years of demonizing fat has lead us down a slippery slope….a slope greased with hydrogenated vegetable…

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Dental visits can be stressful, painful, and expensive. Often times, even good insurance plans fail to cover the more expensive procedures like crowns and root canals, making visits to the dentist even more nerve-wracking. Fortunately, there are many ways to maintain and even improve oral health. In this article, I’ll show you how to “be…

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My cold remedy suggestion: ginger licorice root tea. There is a reason why people seek herbal teas when they’re feeling under the weather. Tea is hot, soothing, aromatic, and full of healing benefits found in Ayurvedic medicine. This tea is made by combining some of my favorite flavors from spices and roots that just happen…

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There are so many different oils on the market these days, and none of them are created equal. Some oils are optimal for high heat, some should be used for lower heat levels, some contain healthy fats, and some contain not-so-healthy fats. In this article, I hope to clear some of the confusion and provide…

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As young people, we often push ourselves to our limits without worrying about the ramifications that are sure to come. I often tested my own limits without practicing smart exercising methods that would allow me to recover properly. As a result, I suffered from tendonitis, muscle tears, and chronic joint pain caused by inflammation. These…

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When talking about our health, we usually name doctors, medicines, hospitals and tests, but we mention less often the most important factor: responsibility. The best health system is the one that considers the patient, not just as somebody with the right to receive quality attention, but, above all, as the main and foremost responsible for…

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