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Mammograms for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

By Fredrica Syren: October is breast cancer awareness month and is an annual international health campaign to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. I few months back, I had my …

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Walk For Health

By Fredrica Syren: While living in Sweden for the past 3 years I walked…and I walked and I walked. You see in Sweden you don’t use cars so much to get around but rater use public transportation, bikes and yes walk. It helps that in Sweden, like many places in …

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Acupuncture For A Healthy, More Comfortable Pregnancy.

By Jackie Bensinger, L.Ac.: New patients often will call wanting to know if acupuncture is safe to receive while they are pregnant. Absolutely. When acupuncture is administered by a licensed practitioner, it is more than safe. Acupuncture actually assists in creating a healthy, more comfortable pregnancy. From the first trimester symptoms …

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A Cup Of Day For Your Health–Benefits Of Tea

By Fredrica Syren I’m a huge tea drinker and always have been. Black, green, white, herbal, matcha or African Red — it does not matter.  I like them all. So it was not a surprise to me when my kids turned into as much of tea fans as I am. …

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Health Benefits of Matcha Tea

By Fredrica Syren: I have a confession to make: I’m addicted to matcha lattes. For years, a cup of hot coffee used to be what got me out of bed. Then a couple of years ago, I switched to the more healthy option of white tea — until I began …

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Ancient Antibiotics in Modern Medicine

By Emma Grace Fairchild: As the medicine and drug industries grow and change, so do the things they are trying to fight — disease causing bacteria. The combination of rampant antibiotic use since the discovery of penicillin and the natural ability for bacteria to quickly evolve has resulted in a …

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Beautiful B12

By Amanda Wilkes: You may not know it, but B12 is an essential vitamin that the entire family will benefit from. It is the vitamin that will encourage healthy brain development, memory, healthy skin and appropriate blood pressure in breastfeeding mothers, infants, children and adults. The suggested daily intake for …

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Is Your Thyroid Making You Sick?

By Kim Robson: The thyroid gland is located in the base of the neck, just below the Adam’s apple and above the collarbones. Small and butterfly-shaped, the thyroid gland plays an important role in the body, influencing the function of the heart, brain, liver, kidneys and skin. Thyroid hormones affect …

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Boost Your Immune System with a Healthy Gut

By Fredrica Syren: Last winter it seemed as if I was sick…a lot… and forever. Ok, so yes, I have three kids whom I sometimes lovingly nickname the germinators because — let’s face it — most kids bring germs home, especially kids in school. But I could tell I was …

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Add to Your Health — Safe Tips for Dietary Supplements

By Dawna Matthews: As children, we often were told to take our vitamins. I trusted that these little cartoon shaped vitamins were filled with goodness for me, and would make me stronger and give me more energy to play each day. As we grow older, we now are advised of …

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