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Blood Tests Could Replace Biopsies and MRIs for These Conditions

This post was originally published on this site Although our blood contains a huge amount of information, technology seems to be still catching up to what we can learn from this lifeforce. In the past, blood tests could only reveal… Continue Reading →

Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Early Death in New Study

This post was originally published on this site Heartburn medications, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), may increase the risk of developing life-threatening conditions, according to new research [1]. Over-the-counter (OTC), as well as prescription medications for heartburn, may increase the… Continue Reading →

Apparently, Tiny Mites Live on Everyone’s Face, Including Yours

This post was originally published on this site You have very small mites living on your face right now. There are hundreds to thousands of them. They’re invisible to the naked eye, about 0.3 millimeters long (just to put that… Continue Reading →

What Are Cervicogenic Headaches? (And Why You Should Know.)

This post was originally published on this site A cervicogenic headache (also referred to as CGH) is a headache classified by a dull pain that starts from the neck and radiates across the back of the head up towards the… Continue Reading →

Man Who Lost Arms and Legs to Sepsis Calls for More Awareness and Training

This post was originally published on this site Imagine waking up and finding that you no longer have arms or legs. Or part of your face. This happened to Tom Ray in 1999 at the age of 38. Before this,… Continue Reading →

Why Does Cilantro Taste Like Soap to Some?

This post was originally published on this site Cilantro is a super versatile herb that adds a bright, citrus-like flavor to almost any dish. My first experience with cilantro was at a neighbor’s party when I was 16—I helped make… Continue Reading →

How Harmful Is Black Mold? One Woman’s Symptoms Highlight the Potential Dangers

This post was originally published on this site Dana Anhalt, an artist from Huntington, New York, had been sick throughout her childhood and it only got worse. At 37, she was so impacted by whatever was ailing her that her… Continue Reading →

LED Lights Can Cause Irreversible Eye Damage, According to French Health Authority

This post was originally published on this site The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) recently published a 400-page report regarding the danger of LED lights to our eyes [1]. The report claims that LED… Continue Reading →

Can You Get Lung Cancer Without Smoking? This Healthy 28-Year Old Did

This post was originally published on this site Stephen Huff, 28, grew up playing baseball in Tennessee. After earning a scholarship as a pitcher, Huff was drafted by the Chicago White Sox. He exercised every day, ate well, and even… Continue Reading →

What Exactly Is the Link Between Your Appendix and Parkinson’s?

This post was originally published on this site Last year, a study of 1.7 million people found that if you get your appendix removed, you’re 25 percent less likely to get Parkinson’s disease [1]. Now, a study involving over 62… Continue Reading →

ALDI to Have All Reusable, Recyclable, or Compostable Packaging by 2025

This post was originally published on this site If you’re like me, you cringe when you see people leaving the grocery store with a cart full of items in plastic bags. The problem is that even if these people dutifully… Continue Reading →

An Effective 12 Minute Yoga session to help improve bone density and manage osteoporosis

This post was originally published on this site Pretty much everyone and their grandma know what yoga is these days. People rave about yoga’s benefits, including improved flexibility and reduced stress. Some people even lose weight, improve their heart health,… Continue Reading →

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