7 Keys to Recovering from a Major Stroke – by a Survivor

Despite medical advances and increasing awareness of strokes, this tragic and all-too common medical condition is frequently misunderstood. Almost a quarter of those who suffer from strokes are under the age of 65, and between 10 and 15 percent of those who suffer from stroke are 45 or younger. Strokes among those under the age of 49 could […]

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10 Probiotic-Rich Foods to Supercharge Your Diet

Most people know that yogurt (at least the unsweetened kind with live cultures) is a healthy option, but few people consider the many other foods rich in beneficial bacteria or yeasts that help boost health. Here are 10 of my favorite probiotic-rich picks to add to your diet, in order of good to great. 10. Kvass […]

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8 Reasons to Start Using Bergamot Essential Oil

If you have never smelled the fresh, uplifting scent of pure bergamot essential oil, you’ll definitely want to get your hands on some. The fragrant oil not only smells heavenly, it also has many healing properties, too. Here are some of my favorite reasons to love and use this delightful essential oil: Hair Growth In […]

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11 Reasons to Start Using Basil Essential Oil

When you think of basil, you probably think of Italian cuisine, which is no surprise given how prevalently this delightful-tasting herb figures into pastas, pizzas and other Italian specialties. Ancient Greeks believed that basil opened the gateways to heaven, which I can’t confirm, but one taste of a delicious meal made with plentiful amounts of […]

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Being Around Trees

April 26 is Arbor Day — a day to celebrate trees and plant some more. To help you get in the holiday spirit, here are 10 surprising health benefits of being around trees. 1. Greenery can reduce your heart disease risk Credit: RelaxFoto.de/Getty Images A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart […]

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Why Are STDs on the Rise?

April is STD awareness month. You might assume STD awareness isn’t needed with current advances in STD detection and treatment. But this simply isn’t true. Many parts of the world are experiencing an unexpected surge in sexually transmitted disease infections. The CDC’s 2017 STD Surveillance Report looked at STD infection rates in the United States […]

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