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Are You Creating Antibiotic Resistance In Your Home?

In an attempt to clear out all of the undesirable bacterial invaders that enter the home each day, millions of Americans, spray, wash and dump antibacterial soaps and cleaners onto counters, in bathrooms and down the drain without considering the personal health implications or greater environmental consequences. 61 more words

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10 Foods High in Potassium

High-potassium foods are an essential part of any balanced diet: The mineral helps to regulate your body’s fluid levels, aids in muscular function and waste removal, and helps keep your nervous system functioning properly.   16 more words

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10 Foods High in Iron

Iron deficiency is the most common form of nutritional deficiency – especially among children and pregnant women – according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.   24 more words

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From Healthcare Worker to Prostate Cancer Patient

Hugh Scott, a Navy veteran from Columbus, Georgia, took care of the wounded for 27 years, until, one day, he became a patient himself. Scott, 52, worked as a Navy medical specialist for 12 years before becoming a Navy nurse and, eventually, specializing in oncology.   21 more words

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Now Hear This: Ringing in Your Ears Could Mean Serious Illness

If you hear a persistent sound in your ears that’s not coming from your surroundings, you may have tinnitus.  Maybe you hear the classic ringing tone, or something that’s more like whistling, roaring, or buzzing.   25 more words

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5 Active Workspace Tools: Treadmill Desks, Standing Desks, and More

If your job requires you to sit for a majority of your day, you may be seriously damaging your health.  “Physical inactivity has been linked with diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, but it can also increase the risk of certain cancers,” according to a 2014 study on sedentary behavior published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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