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Why You Need to Become a Health Literacy Hero

Send to Kindle October is Health Literacy Month. So what, right? October is also National Eczema Awareness Month, Cyber-security Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pit Bull Awareness Month and Black History Month in the UK. That’s only the beginning. With so many things to be aware of every month, you might have a hard […]

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The Lymphatic System & Benefits of a Lymph Massage

Send to Kindle The Importance of the Lymphatic System You’ve probably felt those little swollen knots near your throat, on your neck, armpits or even your groin areas at some point in your life. Those happen to be your lymph nodes, and we all have anywhere from 600-700 of them throughout our bodies.

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What is Eucalyptus & How is it Used?

Send to Kindle What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word “eucalyptus”? Most people probably think of Australia or koalas, and that makes complete sense. Eucalyptus is native to Australia and is one of, if not the main source of food for koalas in that country. Eucalyptus may have important health […]

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Drug-resistant Head Lice

So Your Family Has Mutant Head Lice – Now What?

Send to Kindle Head lice. Just the thought of those little buggers makes my scalp start itching. And I’ve never even had lice! (Knock on wood) Now they’re talking about drug-resistant head lice in the news. Imagine having tiny bugs infesting your head, and it seems like there’s nothing you can do to get rid […]

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Obesity & Your Dog: What You Should Know

Send to Kindle Obesity is a serious issue in America. According to the CDC, “34.9% or 78.6 million adults in the United States are obese” (Source). Obesity may lead to a range of health issues, including diabetes, high blood pressure, and even heart problems (among other issues), according to WebMD (Source). But while a number of […]

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9 Nasty Things That Might Actually be Healthy for You

Send to Kindle It can sometimes seem like a cruel world when so many of the decadent vices we crave are also bad for our bodies. But what’s even stranger is how some things that are absolutely repulsive might actually be good for you. Now, we’re not talking about your least favorite vegetables. This isn’t […]

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Should You Get a Tattoo? Pros & Cons to Consider

Send to Kindle Sometimes I envy people who are free spirits. You know, the people who color their hair fun colors, dress funky, or get tattoos. I don’t like to draw attention to myself, although my love for music has often put me on stage, and I’ve chosen jobs where I’m often engaged with the […]

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Health Effects of Chlorine Swimming Pools & How to Stay Healthy

Send to Kindle Nothing says summer like jumping in a nice cool pool to beat the heat. Unless you’re my brother. He never liked swimming pools because, in his view, swimming in a pool was essentially the same thing as swimming in pee. But that’s just him being a germaphobic stick in the mud, right? […]

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Magazines, Books and Blogs for Vegetarians

Send to Kindle I wasn’t always a vegetarian. My parents both grew up on farms so the main course always included meat. So when I started thinking about switching to a vegetarian diet, I wasn’t entirely sure where to start. Thankfully, in this wonderful age of information, I was able to find some resources to […]

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon and Ways to Use it in your Home

Send to Kindle Cinnamon makes things like oatmeal and muffins extra delicious, but did you know it has a lot of great uses for your home and your health? Check them out! 

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