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Hugs: The Ultimate Mind-Body Medicine

Posted December 10, 2013

A boost to your physical and emotional health is only a hug away, according to new research. Most people instinctively know that hugging and touching are beneficial for emotional well-being. But researchers who have investigated the power of the human touch have found wide-ranging positive effects that encompass many aspects of health.

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Touch Therapy Benefits Cancer Patients

Posted June 28, 2012

Never underestimate the power of positive touch. For cancer patients who took part in a study by University of Kentucky (UK) researchers, the side effects of cancer treatment significantly improved after just one session of Jin Shin Jyutsu, an ancient form of touch therapy.

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Are Toxins in Seafood Causing ALS, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s?

Posted April 30, 2012

What started as the discovery of an unknown disease in Guam has spread to a line of ominous findings about some of our most debilitating conditions and potential toxins lurking in bodies of water around the world.

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Beat hypothyroidism naturally

Posted April 30, 2012

One of the fastest growing health conditions in the US is hypothyroidism. The most common symptoms experienced are lethargy, depression and weight gain. Some of the newest reports are estimating that 15-30% of the population may have thyroid problems. An anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle provide natural solutions to boost thyroid function.

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Natural defense mechanism may fight C. difficile

Posted April 30, 2012

A natural defense mechanism used by cells in the gut to neutralize harmful toxins may lead to new ways to fight Clostridium difficile, the most common cause of hospital-acquired bacterial infections, U.S. researchers said on Sunday. Tests of an experimental compound that mimics this defense mechanism have shown promise in the lab and in mouse studies, and the researchers say they are planning human clinical trials.

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Liver Health: Herbs to Soothe an Unhappy Liver

Posted April 30, 2012

Your liver is one of the most important organs in the body, responsible for changing food into energy and processing toxins in the blood. The liver also makes bile, a yellowish-green liquid that aids digestion. Yet the liver is very often under extraordinary stress due to the toxins in our food and environment. Here are some ways to keep the liver healthy naturally.

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5 Ways to Get Fluoride Out of Your Life

Posted April 30, 2012

In the 1940s, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) started adding a toxic compound to public drinking water in the U.S., telling us that it would prevent cavities in children. The same substance was then added to just about every toothpaste and mouthwash made since. Few people know that fluoride (as sodium fluoride) is the active ingredient in good old-fashioned rat poison! Or that fluoride is the most toxic chemical found in nature, second only to arsenic.

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