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Thieves Essential Oil is Great for Hotel Stays ... - Health Naturally

Thieves Essential Oil is Great for Hotel Stays ... - Health Naturally | alternative health | Scoop.it
Select Category, Aromatherapy and Essential Oils, Bed Bugs, Blog, Cell Phone Radiation and Cancer, Emotions, Essential Oils, Exercise, Frankincense, Health, Health Alternatives, Health Facts, Health Home Remedies ...
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Yogurt does not improve physical and mental health

Yogurt does not improve physical and mental health | alternative health | Scoop.it
Consumption of yogurt reveals no significant improvements Dietary recommendations support the consumption of dairy products as part of healthy diet however; a n
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Researchers from the Autonomous University of Madrid found habitual yogurt consumption did not show an association with improved health-related quality of life.

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“Chelation and Other Detox Methods to Save Your Life”

“Chelation and Other Detox Methods to Save Your Life” | alternative health | Scoop.it
Natural Health Doctor Releases New Chelation Therapy Book Are you interested in learning more about how you can naturally detoxify your body and find the answer
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Dietary sodium can negatively affect organs

Dietary sodium can negatively affect organs | alternative health | Scoop.it
Heart, Kidneys.
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A review paper indicates that even in the absence of an increase in blood pressure, excess dietary sodium can adversely affect target organs, including the blood vessels, heart, kidneys and brain.

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Intense anger linked to heart attacks

Intense anger linked to heart attacks | alternative health | Scoop.it
 Advances over the last two decades in understanding of the mechanism of onset of acute cardiovascular disease have coincided with increased acceptance of the role of psychological factors, both acute and chronic, in the onset of acute myocardial infarction (MI), sudden cardiac death and stroke. A r
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One in three physicians would grant assisted suicide for dementia patents

One in three physicians would grant assisted suicide for dementia patents | alternative health | Scoop.it
General practitioners were most likely to assist patients One of the most difficult requests a physician can receive is that for euthanasia or physician-assiste
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Coastal living provides opportunities for health and well-being

Coastal living provides opportunities for health and well-being | alternative health | Scoop.it
There is evidence that populations living close to the coast have improved health and wellbeing. Coastal environments are linked to promotion of physical activity through provision of safe, opportune, aesthetic and accessible spaces for recreation. Exposure to coastal environments may also reduce st
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People living close to the coast in England have higher vitamin D levels than inland dwellers, according to a new study published in the journal Environment International.

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Physical activity does not mitigate damaging health effects from continual sitting

Physical activity does not mitigate damaging health effects from continual sitting | alternative health | Scoop.it
Numerous studies have shown the health risks of sitting all day and physical activity is believed to decrease these risks however, a new study reveals that physical activity on its own may not do the trick. Avi Biswas, BSc, PhD candidate, University Health Network–Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, U
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Physicians less frequently offer lifestyle counseling for headaches

Physicians less frequently offer lifestyle counseling for headaches | alternative health | Scoop.it
Every year, nearly three-quarters of the population have headaches which result in lost productivity and costs of upward of $31 billion annually. In this new study, researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center characterized trends from 1999 through 2010 in the management of headache. Dr. Jo
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Sam’s Club offers free health screenings to empower your health

Sam’s Club offers free health screenings to empower your health | alternative health | Scoop.it
Many Americans strive each year to promise themselves to be healthier yet 67 million people have high blood pressure and thousands of people do not even know th
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. The first free health screening will take place on Saturday, January 10 from 11am-3pm

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Parents should not let their teens drive old cars

Parents should not let their teens drive old cars | alternative health | Scoop.it
Almost half of teens killed in car accidents had an old car Graduated driver licensing laws have been highly effective in reducing crash rates for younger teenagers. The risk of involvement in a police-reported or fatal crash for teenage drivers has declined substantially at the national level since
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Almost half of teen drivers killed on US roads in the past few years were driving vehicles that were 11 or more years old, and often lacking key safety features according to a new study by researchers from the Department of Research, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
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Hormones change in expectant fathers

Hormones change in expectant fathers | alternative health | Scoop.it
Past studies have suggested that men’s hormones change once they become fathers, and there is some evidence that this is a function of a decline after the child's birth. One such study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences had showed hormone levels in fathers of
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A new U-M study is the first to show that expectant fathers can have lower levels of the hormones testosterone and estradiol even before their babies are born.

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The Remarkable Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice: 6 Proven Health Uses - Natural Alternative Therapies

The Remarkable Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice: 6 Proven Health Uses  - Natural Alternative Therapies | alternative health | Scoop.it
The 6 remarkable benefits of tart cherry juice, the medication it can replace, how to use it, dosages and how to get the real thing!
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Bicycle friendly US cities improve resident’s health

Bicycle friendly US cities improve resident’s health | alternative health | Scoop.it
Walking or biking to work is inversely associated with weight gain. Municipalities have invested in major infrastructure changes (e.g., greenways) to promote commuting by bicycle. The extent to which infrastructure changes influence commuting behavior is not known. Research led by the University of
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New research shows  that bike-friendly infrastructure changes were tied to increases in “active commuting” by bike-riding residents, which can promote
healthy weight and reduce cardiac risk.

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Commercialized diets; which one really lets you lose weight?

Commercialized diets; which one really lets you lose weight? | alternative health | Scoop.it
Only a few dozen diets met the gold standard More than two-thirds (68.8 percent) of adults are considered to be overweight or obese nd nearly two-thirds of adul
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Cellphone use while driving high among young drivers especially females

Cellphone use while driving high among young drivers especially females | alternative health | Scoop.it
In the United States 69 percent of driver’s ages 18 to 64 reported that they had talked on their cell phone while driving within the 30 days before they were surveyed and 31 percent reported that they had read or sent text messages or email messages while driving at least once within the 30 days bef
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Saunas linked to reduced risk of fatal heart disease and all-cause mortality

Saunas linked to reduced risk of fatal heart disease and all-cause mortality | alternative health | Scoop.it
Sauna bathing may be the answer to longer life in men Sauna bathing has been a tradition in Finland for thousands of years and is popular in the United States.
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According to a new study frequent sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of  sudden cardiac death, fatal coronary heart disease , fatal cardiovascular disease,  and all-cause mortality. in men.

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Highly processed foods linked to food addiction

Highly processed foods linked to food addiction | alternative health | Scoop.it
Highly processed foods may share traits with drug abuse The predominance of obesity in the United States continues to increase, with more than 85% of adults pro
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A new University of Michigan study found that highly processed foods, with added amounts of fat and/or refined carbohydrates (e.g., sugar, white flour), were most likely to be associated with behavioral indicators of addictive-like eating.

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Positive Association found between air pollution and suicide

Positive Association found between air pollution and suicide | alternative health | Scoop.it
Air pollution, both indoors and outdoors, poses health risks to millions of Americans every day, contributing to asthma, emphysema, heart disease, and other potentially lethal conditions. Nitrogen dioxide can irritate the lungs and lower resistance to respiratory infections such as influenza. The ef
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Research published in The American Journal of Epidemiology, had found positive associations between air pollution and suicide from short-term exposure to nitrogen dioxide and fine particulate matter among Salt Lake City residents between 2000 to 2010.

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Consumption of dark colored grapes reduces body fat

Consumption of dark colored grapes reduces body fat | alternative health | Scoop.it
Red grapes or wine helps with weight and metabolic disorders Liver and body are two major organs regulating whole body lipid metabolism.
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 A new study coauthored by OSU's Dr. Neil Shay suggests that consumption of dark-colored grapes, drinking grape juice or red wine in moderation may help help people  manage obesity and related metabolic disorders such as fatty liver.

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A daily avocado has cholesterol lowering effects

A daily avocado has cholesterol lowering effects | alternative health | Scoop.it
There are dozens of varieties of avocadoes. The rich and creamy Hass variety is the most popular type of avocado in the United States, and 95 percent of all avocados grown in the United States are produced in California, original home of the Hass variety. Avocados are a nutrient‐dense source of mono
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Research suggest that adding one avocado daily as part of a heart healthy diet decreases the bad cholesterol and raises the good cholesterol in overweight and obese individuals.,

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Daily blueberry consumption may reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness

Daily blueberry consumption may reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness | alternative health | Scoop.it
One cup daily fights the progression of prehypertension to hypertension Postmenopausal women have a high prevalence of hypertension and often develop arterial s
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Consuming more whole grains linked to lower heart disease mortality

Consuming more whole grains linked to lower heart disease mortality | alternative health | Scoop.it
Regardless of other dietary and lifestyle factors Higher intake of whole grains has been associated with a lower risk of major chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease; however, there is little evidence in regards to whole grains and mortality. In a new study res
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According to a new study every serving (28g/day)of whole grain consumption was lined with a 5% lower total morality and 9% lower cardiovascular disease mortality in US men and women regardless of other dietary and lifestyle factors.

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Firearm violence in the 21st century

Firearm violence in the 21st century | alternative health | Scoop.it
A brief review summarizes the basic epidemiology of firearm violence, a large and costly public health problem in the United States for which the mortality rate has remained unchanged for more than a decade. Dr. Garen J. Wintemute, MD, MPH, Professor of Emergency Medicine, and director of the Violen
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The mortality rate from firearm violence has remained essentially unchanged since just before the Turn of the twenty-first century but the patterns for suicide and homicide have changed dramatically, according  to a UC Davis study on the epidemiology of gun violence from 2003 to 2012.

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My Winter Staples for Natural Medicine

My Winter Staples for Natural Medicine | alternative health | Scoop.it
My #Winter Staples for Natural Medicine - #Natural-Medicine #Sickness -- http://t.co/iSWVg8RGqE
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Adults can obtain a healthier diet by cooking at home

Cooking at home is recommended as a healthy diet behavior A new study examines national patterns in cooking frequency and diet quality among adults in the USA, overall and by weight loss intention. Julia A. Wolfson, MPP, a CLF-Lerner Fellow at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future and lead a
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Adults who frequently cook dinner at home consume a healthier diet regardless of weight loss intention according to new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research..

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