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Straight, No Chaser: Toxin and Detoxification Series Summary

I want to thank you for all the positive responses to the series of posts on toxins and detoxification. You have shared many personal stories and asked many great questions. 656 more words

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Autoimmune Disease? Tips on Prevention and Healing

Author: Angie Besko BSN, RN, CPN.-ATasteOfWholesome.com

While working as a Certified Pediatric Registered Nurse at the Children’s Hospital the last 12 years on a general medical surgical unit, I saw many children suffering from autoimmune disease.  1,310 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Extracting Ticks and Preventing Tick Bites

Springtime is the beginning of the outdoor season for many. Whether you’re camping, hunting, playing paintball, hiking or engaged in other activities in the woods or tall grass, you need to be alert to the presence of pesky mosquitoes and ticks. 541 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Avoiding Mosquito-Bourne Diseases

Sometimes things occur so frequently that you become sensitized to the real danger they present. This thought occurred to me when I saw Bill Gates… 455 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Brain Health – Mental Gymnastics to Keep You Vibrant

I always found it odd that we assume our brain will simply perform in every way we need it to once developed. It seems reasonable to me that if we choose to diet and exercise in an effort to maintain and build every other part of the body, we should be doing the same for our brains. 509 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Electrical Injuries and Lightning Strikes

As I watch lightning lighting up the sky, it makes me wonder if anyone out there is unlucky enough to be getting struck. The annual probability of being struck by lightning is approximately 1 in 280,000, which is a lot more frequent than makes me comfortable. 674 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Travelers’ Diarrhea

This is the time of year in the U.S. when you wished you were somewhere else. (Hawaii, Africa, Australia or Mexico for a Valentine’s Day cruise, anyone?) Unfortunately, sometimes when you travel, you get more than you hoped. 618 more words

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