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Why is there Weed Killer in Your Breakfast?

Good question. And one the nonprofit group Alliance for Natural Health USA was asking after it tested about two dozen…

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Green Spaces Linked to Longer Lifespan, Better Mental Health in Women

A walk in the woods. A stroll through a city park. How often have you lost yourself in nature and…

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Does that Burger Come with a Side of Harmful Chemicals?

If it really is true that you are what you eat, it may be time for Americans to stop and…

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This Dangerous Heart Attack is Doing More Damage to Women

A particularly serious type of heart attack is killing up to twice as many women than men across the globe,…

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Kicking the Sugar Habit Can Quickly Lead to Better Health

Americans love sugar—and our kids are no exception. But our infatuation with the sweet stuff is wreaking havoc on our…

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Possible New Benefit of Cherries + One Sweet & Simple Recipe

Dark cherries contain natural compounds called anthocyanins that are known to benefit human health. Now, researchers in Australia believe those…

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The Great Milk Debate: Whole vs. Low-Fat or Skim

Since first introduced in the 1980s, the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans (including the most recent edition for 2015–2020) have…

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Stress Puts Men at Greater Risk for Depression

We often hear that men and women are “wired” differently, and those differences impact how we respond to certain situations.…

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Ladies: Being in the Sun is Good for Your Health

While being cautious about sun exposure is smart, Swedish scientists say avoiding it altogether may not be the best alternative,…

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Superbugs Common among Seniors, Handwashing is Key

Healthcare workers know about the importance of frequent handwashing, but after finding out that most seniors (nearly 25%) leave the…

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No Sugarcoating It: Americans Love Ultra-Processed Foods

In new study published online this month in the journal BMJ Open, researchers revealed that more than half of the…

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Probiotics Becoming More Common in Hospital Treatment Plans

Something interesting is happening in hospitals across the country. According to a recent survey involving more than 140 hospitals in…

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Curious about the MIND Diet? A Brief Intro + 10 Key Food Groups

We often hear about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet for cardiovascular and total-body health. However, new research has taken…

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Your Good Bacteria Have a Defense System

By now most of us know a thing or two about the trillions of microbes taking up residence in the…

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Should We Rethink Giving Routine Antibiotics to Preemies?

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis believe it may be necessary—even critical—to change how we…

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