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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

10 Reasons Why Crying Is Good For You -- Even Men!

Did you know that crying can actually make you more productive at work? Psychiatrists say that crying occurs after the emotional stress has passed and allows us to focus better in resolving the situation at hand. There are many other benefits, too.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Can These 4 Foods REALLY Make You Smarter???

Foods that make you smarter?? Really!? Yes, really, according to a recent article published in We know that certain foods are good for overall health, so why not foods that are good for overall brain function?

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

10 Things Your Pee Can Tell You About Your Health

Most of our bodily functions occur every day without our giving any thought to them. But bodily functions can tell you much about your health, if you pay attention to them. Take urination, for example. Do you know it's importance to the body? Do you know what to look for that indicates a health issue?

Saturday, November 26, 2016

These 29 Breakfast Cereals Contain a Poisonous Ingredient

About 29 popular breakfast cereals so far have been found to contain a poisonous ingredient that can cause some serious side effects. They all contain an ingredient called Trisodium phosphate, a strong chemical typically used as a cleaning agent, food additive, stain remover and degreaser.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

5 Natural Aphrodisiacs -- Simple Products That Can Spice Up Your Love Life

The media is full of "love potions" guaranteed to get you in the mood. Of course, they are all at a cost. Did you know that there are simple, natural solutions to spice up your love life? These are not exotic products that cost a fortune but common products you can find at any supermarket -- or even in your own refrigerator.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Reheating These 6 Foods in the Microwave Can Make Them Toxic -- Yikes!

It's probably safe to say that most people use their microwave ovens to reheat foods rather than cook them. It's quick and easy and saves on pots and pans. But did you know that some foods, if reheated in the microwave, can actually become toxic?

Thursday, November 17, 2016

These 7 Snacks Will Keep You Up at Night

Most people like to snack at night. Whether it's habit or due to eating an early dinner and actually being hungry, it's a common practice. But did you know that some snacks will actually keep you from getting a good night's sleep?

Sunday, November 13, 2016

This Information is Causing Doctors to Refuse Treatment to Certain Patients

There is a movement going on across the U.S. involving a growing number of physicians who are denying treatment to certain patients. What is this information and why are doctors turning patients away? Is it another form of discrimination?

Thursday, November 10, 2016

3 Simple Ways You Can Prevent a Heart Attack and Death

The best way to treat a heart attack is not to have one in the first place. One in every four deaths in the U.S. are caused by heart disease. It is the leading cause of death for men and women with 610,000 people dying of heart disease every year. So, don't take any chances!

Friday, November 4, 2016

Heart Doctors Never Eat These 13 Foods -- Find Out Why

Cardiologists are heart specialists, doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels. They treat patients every day and know what causes various types of heart disease, like poor diets. This is why heart doctors will never eat these 13 foods -- they know what these foods can do to your heart.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

What Bowel Movement Habits Can Tell You About Your Health - Watch For These 10 Signs

What we do in the bathroom usually stays in the bathroom. Unless there is a problem. How do you know? Your bowel movement habits can tell you a lot about your health, including whether or not your bowel movements are normal, and when it is time to see a doctor.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Improve Your Appearance, Your Job, And Your Health By Doing This One Thing

Who wouldn't want to look better, feel better and be more successful on the job? You could read tons of books on how to do this, or you could accomplish the same thing by doing just one simple thing. Wake up earlier.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

To Tattoo or Not to Tattoo -- Ask Yourself These 6 Questions First

Tattoos are all the rage now. Everyone is getting them, no matter the age, gender, or socioeconomic status. Tattoos are permanent, unless you want to go through the painful process of removing them. There is also the matter of health because the tattoo process does break the skin. So, before you run out and get your first tattoo, as yourself these 6 questions.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Cell Phones Have More Germs Than Your Toilet -- Yuck!

More than 90 percent of adults in America own a mobile phone. People use cell phones every day, all day long. They are stored and placed in all kinds of places where they can pick up germs and bacteria, which is why they are dirtier than your toilet seat, or even the bottom of your shoes.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Don't Believe These 7 Myths About Diabetes -- Know the Facts

There are more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes, according to the U.S. Centers For Disease Control, and another 86 million a condition called prediabetes which increases their risk of type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases. Diabetes is so prevalent that there are many myths about the disease. Here are 7.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Want To Lose Weight Fast? Try These 5 Fruits!

Most of us who are trying to lose weight want to see results quickly. Cutting back on portions, exercising, and eating the rights kinds of food will certainly steer you in that direction. While many people are prone to cutting out fruits altogether when they are dieting, these 5 fruits will actually help you lose weight fast.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Why Your Eye Doctor Could Be the First One to Know You Have These 5 Diseases

It may not seem logical that you would find out from your eye doctor that you have cancer. But the truth is that when your eye doctor looks behind your eyes, he can see blood vessels and nerves that might show you have one of these 5 diseases -- even cancer.

Friday, October 7, 2016

How Do You Know You Have High Blood Sugar? -- 6 Signs To Look For

Your body often tells you when it is sick. The key is to listen and to understand what your body is telling you. Some symptoms such as an increase in urination could easily be ignored as just a sign of getting older. But it could also be telling you that you have high blood sugar.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

You Can Prevent Lung Cancer By Doing These 5 Things (Other Than Quitting Smoking)

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women, representing approximately 14 percent of all new cancers. In the U.S., 116,470 men and 109,690 women will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year alone. About 80 percent of lung cancer deaths are caused by smoking. So, the best step you can take is to either quit smoking now, or don't start smoking in the first place. But you can also prevent lung cancer by doing these 5 important things.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Why Constipation Can Be Serious - 10 Foods That Can Help

A report by the Mayo Clinic revealed that up to 63 million people in North America alone suffer from constipation. It is not a health condition to be treatly lightly. Why? It can cause other, more serious health problems like hemorrhoids, anal fissures, fecal incontinence, colonic conditions and urologic disorders.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Your Earwax Can Reveal These 6 Health Conditions

No one likes to talk about earwax. The truth is that earwax is perfectly normal. It's there for a reason. It protects the ear canal, helps in cleaning and lubrication, and also protects the ears from bacteria, fungi, insects and water. Paying attention to earwax can reveal something about your health.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Doing This In The Shower Can Cause Adult Acne

If you think only teenagers get acne, you would be wrong. Between 40 and 55 percent of the adult population age 20-40 are diagnosed with acne, according to the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology. It is generally a condition that affects younger people anywhere from age 12-24, but it can occur among older adults, too. There may be a reason.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

To Shave or Not to Shave -- A Question For Women!

Yes, women across the country are shaving, and not just their legs. They are shaving their faces. Marilyn Monroe did it. Elizabeth Taylor did it. So, why not? Many women love it, and others hesitate because they think their hair will grow back course, like a beard.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Top 5 Health Risks Women Need to Know About

Diseases and other health risks sometimes affects men and women differently. For example, more than half of all people with Alzheimer's disease are women, and heart disease is the number one cause of death among women.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

3 Of Your Favorite Foods Have Been Found to Cause Cancer

There is no cure for cancer yet, but we can protect ourselves by taking care of our health and avoiding foods and other products that have been found to cause cancer. Unfortunately, this often includes some of our favorite foods that we have come to enjoy so much.
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