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Oil Pulling for a Healthy Mouth

Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic remedy for oral health and detoxification.  Some benefits can be to prevent bleeding gums, decay, dryness of the throat, oral malodor, cracked lips and strengthening teeth, gums and the jaw. 575 more words

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Heart disease (Coronary Artery Disease)

Heart disease is a condition characterised by the presence of cholesterol-rich plaques in the coronary arteries.

The heart works non-stop, day in and day out, throughout our life span. 3,191 more words

Amgen cholesterol drug reduces artery-clogging plaque in study

NEW ORLEANS –  Amgen Inc’s potent new drug Repatha, when added to statin therapy, not only took “bad” LDL cholesterol down to extremely low levels but caused declines in artery-clogging plaque in a majority of high-risk heart patients after 18 months of treatment, according to data from a clinical trial. 542 more words

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Still Alice, and Still Searching: The Cause and Cure for Alzheimer's Disease

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I was completely blown away in a storm of tears and emotion after watching the critically acclaimed film, “Still Alice”. For those who haven’t seen and/or heard of it (don’t worry, I was on that same boat just a couple days ago), the story follows linguist Dr. 1,191 more words

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The Ten Foot Pikers

The first few pages of Commandant Michael Sheer’s testimony to the Bureau of Military History describe the activities of the elite squad called the “Ten Foot Pikers”, including how postal officer Dan McGandy stole election ballots sent by mail during the general election of 1918. 100 more words

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Chewing sugarless gum to prevent tooth decay

In India, chewing a gum is often reflective of a brash or ostentatious personality. Mostly, teenagers or youngsters seem to be fond of chewing gums of different flavours, colours, and shapes. 666 more words

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