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5 home remedies that will treat yeast infection

Apr 26 2017 - 6:11am
5 home remedies that will treat yeast infection

Yeast infection, also known as candidiasis is a very common infection caused by a fungus called candida albicans. This fungus overgrows when there is an imbalance on our system, and according to The Centers for Disease Control, 75% of adult women will have a yeast infection in their lifetime. So, If you find yourself having this fungal infection, don't panic because there are remedies that will treat yeast infection and boost immunity.

Yeast infections can develop in the warm, moist parts of your body such as: the vagina (vaginal thrush), mouth ( oral thrush), skin and nails ( candidiasis).

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Everything you need to know about seeing a doctor online

Apr 25 2017 - 3:47pm
Visiting a doctor online

If you are curious about virtual doctor visits, then the following information can answer the most common questions. Seeing a doctor online is becoming more popular, so you want to become familiar with the process.

Whether you are too busy to make an appointment with your regular doctors, or they cannot find room for you in their schedules, virtual doctor visits are an option in some cases.

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11 vegetarian calcium rich foods for those allergic to milk

Apr 23 2017 - 10:02pm
 11 vegetarian calcium rich foods for those allergic to milk

Calcium is a mineral that is necessary for life, because it maintains bone, teeth, nerve and muscle health, and also helps with blood clotting. Given the sharp rise in the number of people allergic to milk, what are some of the vegetarian calcium rich foods that will make your diet balanced and versatile, and what does calcium do in the body?

According to The Food allergy Research and education up to 15 million Americans have food allergies, and cow's milk is the most comm

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3 home remedies that will reduce fever naturally

Apr 21 2017 - 10:46pm
3 home remedies that will reduce fever naturally

It is every parent’s dilemma when their child has a fever. Doctors recommend antipyretic (temperature reducing) medicines, but frequent use can cause many issues such as liver damage. Reducing a fever without overloading a child with extra chemicals will help the child to recover faster. So, here are 3 home remedies that will reduce fever naturally.

Peppermint (Mentha piperina) is on the top of the list, because its easy to find and its tea tastes nice with some manuka honey.

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Natural treatment protocol that can be used in case of a smallpox (variola) outbreak

Apr 21 2017 - 12:46am
Natural treatment protocol that can be used in case of a smallpox (variola) outbreak

Recent remarks from tech mogul Bill Gates have brought back to memory the horrific deadly results of a possible smallpox (variola) outbreak, in an unprepared population. Being unprepared to fight disease simply means, having an unnourished immune system, which research shows can be strengthened by supplements and dietary habits. So, here is a Natural treatment protocol that can used in case of a smallpox (variola) outbreak.

In this interview, Bill Gates has said if ”… the next

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Natural Cleaning Tips for Everything in Your Home, Yard and even Car

Apr 19 2017 - 9:56pm
Cleaning Home

Going green and chemical free is easy and saves money and doesn’t take a lot of time to master, plus it can save you a lot of money in expensive cleaning products.

Vinegar to clean ovens, headlights, ceramic tile, showers, doorknobs, and unclog drains

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The top 3 tankless water heater units of 2017 and the pros and cons of owning one

Apr 19 2017 - 6:07am
The top 3 tankless water heaters units of 2017 and the pros and cons of owning one

Owning a tankless water heater unit means you will have hot water on demand, as they heat water only when you turn on the faucet. They usually operate on natural gas or propane. Tankless water units have become the major residential water heating system in Europe and are growing in popularity in the U.S. So, here are the top 3 tankless water heater units of 2017 and the pros and cons of owning one.

According to purifier advisors, the top 3 tankless water heater units of 2017 are as follows:

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Tips for finding comfortable steel toe shoes

Apr 18 2017 - 5:36pm
steel toe shoes

Steel toe shoes may be a requirement at your job site, but you do not have to sacrifice comfort to wear them. The following tips will help you find the best pair of safety shoes.

Whether you work at a construction site or other workplace that requires steel toe boots, you have to consider comfort along with safety.

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5 recipes that will help you maximize the health benefits of consuming lemons

Apr 17 2017 - 10:59pm
5 recipes that will help you maximize the health benefits of consuming lemons

Just like apples, lemon fruit has many health benefits. Here you will find what they are, and how you can maximize the health benefits of consuming lemons and its derivatives.

To maximize the health benefits of consuming lemons, you need to understand what benefits they offer.

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Here is how you start an all - natural heavy metal detox

Apr 14 2017 - 11:14pm
Here is how you start an all - natural heavy metal detox

Heavy metal pollution is something modern society tends to turn a blind eye in the hopes it would just go away. But, the truth is that to live in an industrialized and urbanized world incurs being exposed to many types of heavy metals, which if in excess can cause cancer, neurological disorders and chronic illnesses. Therefore it is important to how to do an all - natural heavy metal detox. But where can heavy metals be found, and how can you detox naturally?

The major sources of soil heavy metal contamination are industrial and mining activities

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How to clean black mold on shower heads the easy way

Apr 13 2017 - 4:07pm
black mold on shower head

Black mold on a shower head can be both ugly to look at and dangerous for your health. If you are tired of scrubbing just to see it return, then consider the following cleaning tips.

Imagine you are about to take a shower and you look up to see black mold and gunk covering the shower head. You may choose to bathe in a different bathroom after seeing the buildup in your shower.

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Benefits of cloth diapers: Why studies support using cloth

Apr 11 2017 - 3:42pm
Cloth diapers

The debate about cloth diapers vs. disposable diapers is ongoing. However, several studies point to the benefits of using cloth and support parents who make this choice.

Parents can change 10 or more dirty diapers a day for one baby. Although disposable diapers are often more convenient, they may not be the best choice for the baby or for the environment.

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Does salt cause fluid retention? Here is how you get rid of excess fluid (edema)

Apr 10 2017 - 12:40am
Here are natural ways to get rid of excess fluid (edema)

Fluid retention, also known as edema, is characterized by the swelling of the legs, feet and or hand due to the accumulation of excess fluid in the tissues. The general consensus on getting rid of fluid is by eating less salt. However, there have been controversies on that consensus. So what does science say on the relationship of salt and edema and what home remedies will help you get rid of excess fluid in the body?

A study that aimed to pinpoint whether high sodium chloride intake (salt) would increase fluid build up, found that total body water and

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Creating a "dog in a pill" for prevention of allergies and obesity in kids seems possible

Apr 8 2017 - 7:44am
Girl and dog

Researchers say that being exposed to pets may decrease allergies and obesity in children.

We often think of pets as being great companions for kids. This is true and dogs and other pets seem to generally be very good for the emotional development of children.

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Avoidance of flame retardants may protect from thyroid cancer

Apr 4 2017 - 6:46am
Endocrine system

Researchers say that exposure to flame retardants may be associated with thyroid cancer.

There have been growing concerns over the years about possible associations between chemicals which we are exposed to in our everyday lives and the development of cancer.

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Larger doses of vitamin C may benefit treatment of the common cold

Mar 30 2017 - 3:33pm
Vitamin C

Researchers say that larger doses of vitamin C may be associated with a greater decrease in the duration of the common cold.

The common cold creates a great deal of misery and can be very costly in terms of absence from school and work. It often seems as if the best you can do for a cold is let it run it's course.

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This Is Why You Should Test Your Tap Water for Lead: Cognitive Effects Later on in Life

Mar 30 2017 - 12:29am
lead, tap water

Researchers found that drinking water contaminated with lead can damage your cognition later on in life. Sadly, many of America's water systems may be contaminated with lead. Here's what you should know.

Lead May Be Present in Your Tap Water

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A good prescription for kids health may be short duration strenuous exercise

Mar 26 2017 - 7:25am
Strenuous exercise

Researchers say the metabolic and heart health of kids can be enhanced with just a little strenuous exercise.

Diabetes and heart disease have been becoming problems of epidemic proportions. These problems often begin in childhood due to sedentary lifestyles.

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Non-hygienic environments may offer protection from asthma

Mar 24 2017 - 5:56am
Microbes

Researchers say that exposure to microbes may offer protection against asthma.

Asthma can be a life threatening condition which causes problems breathing, wheezing, cough and chest pain. Clearly prevention of this condition is desirable.

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Old recommendations for treatment of jellyfish stings worsens the stings

Mar 21 2017 - 9:12am
Jellyfish sting treatment

Researchers say present jellyfish sting recommendations may worsen stings. They have found vinegar and heat along with Sting No More Spray and Cream works best to treat jellyfish stings.

Jellyfish stings can ruin a nice day at the beach. Following old recommendations to treat painful jellyfish stings seems to only make things worse.

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e-Counseling on lifestyle is a dynamic way to help control blood pressure

Mar 20 2017 - 8:54pm
Online health care counseling

Researchers say that lifestyle intervention leads to a 10 point decrease in systolic blood pressure. Electronic counseling, or e-Counseling, offers a very good approach for this intervention.

In many instances a healthy lifestyle can help to significantly lower your blood pressure naturally without drugs.

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Having fun with exergaming benefits health

Mar 19 2017 - 8:37am
Playing Pokemon GO

There has been a lot of concerns over the years that spending too much time playing digital games can be unhealthy. However researchers are now saying that a type of digital gaming called exergaming which combines gaming with execise can decrease sedentary time and enhance social well-being.

With a rise in popularity of digital gaming there have been increasing concerns about too much associated sedentary time leading to an increased incidence of many illnesses including obesity, diabe

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Using chlorine to treat water may carry cancer risks. So what can you do to protect yourself?

Mar 10 2017 - 9:48pm
chlorine and cancer risk

Most countries worldwide disinfect their water with a chemical called chlorine. Treating water is a common practice to avoid waterborne diseases or parasitical infestations. However using chlorine to treat water is causing more harm than good in the long run, according to studies.

The problem is that when chlorine is added to water reservoirs, it chemically reacts with other organic compounds and forms what is called trihalomethanes (THM's).

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3 Fun Exercises You Can Do With Your Children

Mar 9 2017 - 1:29pm
children, exercise

It's great to spend time with your children, but what if it could be physically healthy and not just psychologically healthy for all of you? Here are some fun exercises you can do together that improve both your and your children's physical health.

Parents who spend time with their children boost the family bonds they share.

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Naples Is the No. 1 City in America for Happiness and Wellbeing

Mar 8 2017 - 6:43pm
florida, naples, happiness, wellness

Naples, Florida makes it to the top of a survey of 189 U.S. cities for happiness and wellbeing. But you don't have to move there to be happy and feel awesome – try these healthy tips to invigorate your life!

The latest nationwide survey in the news found that Naples, Florida has the residents with the most positive outlook and sense of purpose out of all the people living in the United States.

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3 Creative Ways to Get Your Children to Eat Their Vegetables

Mar 4 2017 - 2:27am
vegetables, parenting, children

One of the major challenges parents must face is getting their children to eat their veggies. But, fear not – here are some healthy, simple recipes you can try!

Parenting is tough and is a lifelong commitment. With college and graduate school becoming the norm, your children may remain dependent on you after they're 18.

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How Trump's Deportation Frenzy Is Affecting Your Health

Mar 2 2017 - 7:04am
deportation, ice, immigrants, mexico

There are two sides for every coin. The new U.S. president has been ordering law enforcement agencies (especially ICE) to increase their efforts in detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants currently residing in America. But did you know these actions are affecting your health?

In the news is the story of a 22-year old Daniela Vargas who spoke at a press conference begging Trump not to act on undocumented immigrants who have pending applications for the Deferred Action fo

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12 Most Dangerous Bacteria According to the WHO: Here's What They Are and how to Avoid Them

Feb 27 2017 - 8:02pm
antibiotic resistance, bacteria, WHO

According to the World Health Organization, these 12 bacteria are in desperate need of subduing by new antibiotics. Here's what you need to know about the bacteria and how best to prevent coming into contact with them.

Today WHO released a priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that pose the most

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