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The Truth About Cleanses and Detox Diets

Cleansing and detoxing are all the rage. You can have fresh, organic juice cleanses delivered to your door, pick up a detox kit at your local health food store, or follow one of the many do-it-yourself programs endorsed by celebrities

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6 Tips to Get Fit in 2015

It’s almost New Year’s, and there’s no better time than now to get fit. The following six tips will help you start—and stick with—an exercise regimen and hopefully aid in getting rid of those extra holiday pounds.

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Big Pharma: Drug Profiteering

I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica as used now, could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind—and all the worse for the fishes. — Oliver Wendell Holmes (1860)

How to Beat a Cold

How to Beat a Cold

Fall is upon us and cold and flu season is right around the corner. Although you can’t avoid contact with cold and flu viruses, you can avoid suffering the unpleasant symptoms associated with them. By giving your body the

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The Many Health Benefits of Tea

Keeping hydrated is one of the most important things you can do to ensure good health. Your body, and the bodies of all mammals, is nearly two-thirds water, and this life-giving liquid is crucial for almost all biochemical reactions. While

A Sweet Cure From the Kitchen

Throughout history, people have used herbs, spices, and other non-drug remedies to prevent and treat a variety of health concerns. Let’s take a closer look at one of my favorite “kitchen cures.”

Mentioned in Chinese texts dating back to

Avoid These Unnecessary Surgeries

Unlike drugs, surgical procedures require no proof of safety or efficacy. They’re adopted simply on the assumption that they work. Of course, some of the 75 million operations performed in this country every year are necessary, even lifesaving. But increasing

Six Simple Steps to Avoid Being Sedentary

Physical activity is important if you want to get—and stay—healthy. Definitive research has shown that aside from not smoking, regular physical activity is the most beneficial lifestyle change you can make to positively impact your overall health. This doesn’t mean