7 Home Remedies to Prevent Kidney Stones

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HealthLine

Kidney stones are hard mineral deposits that form inside your kidneys. They cause excruciating pain when they pass through your urinary tract.

Making small adjustments to your current diet and nutrition plan may go a long way toward preventing kidney stones.

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What Do You Want to Know About Cancer?

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HealthLine

Cancer is an umbrella term for a large group of diseases caused when abnormal cells divide rapidly, and spread to other tissue and organs. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world.   Read more

Chicory and Coffee: A Flavor Revolution

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Metrosource

MAY 2018

 

It’s known as one of NOLA’s distinctive flavors, but can chicory also be a key to good health?

A trip to the legendary Cafe du Monde in New Orleans will have you craving beignets and guzzling chicory. Let’s save you the trouble of doing the latter.

Photo credit Sergey Kolesnikov

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10 Teas That Keep You Fit

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Metrosource

MAY 2018

Looking to shed a few pounds? Get ready to drink plenty of tea. Humans have been drinking tea since the days of emperor Shen Nung in China around 2737 B.C. In the recent book For All the Tea in China, author Sarah Rose recounts the daring and dramatic story about how England actually stole the world’s favorite drink by deploying Robert Fortune to steal China’s tea secrets in 1848 — an act that would change history. Nowadays, there are so many varieties available, it might be hard to know which ones will help you pare down a paunch. So we gathered ten teas to consider when it’s time to trim:

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How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication

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HealthLine

A new program developed by a research team focuses on diet, exercise, and sleep as the keys to lowering your blood pressure without using drugs.

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New Drug May Stop Migraine Headaches Before They Start

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HealthLine

People who have to deal with migraine attacks are welcoming the release of Aimovig, a drug approved earlier this month by FDA regulators.

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They Shared Heroin /Opiates. Someone Died. Does That Make Them Killers?

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The New York Times

Prosecutors are increasingly treating overdose deaths as homicides, but they aren’t just going after dealers. Friends, family and fellow users are going to prison.

Clockwise from top left: Kimberly Elkins, William Tylor Kendall, Amanda Guarneri, Chase Thistle, Misty Dawn Chapman, and Christopher Malcolm were all charged in overdose deaths.CreditClockwise from top left: Minnesota Department of Corrections, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, 5th Judicial District Attorney’s Office

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Acid Reflux and GERD Overview

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Health-Line 

Acid reflux occurs when stomach contents moves backward into the esophagus. It’s also called acid regurgitation or gastroesophageal reflux (GERD). Acid reflux is a common digestive condition. According to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), more than 60 million Americans experience acid reflux at least once a month. More than 15 million Americans experience it every day.

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Everything you need to know about hepatitis B

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MedicalNewsToday

HBV is a major global health problem. Worldwide, some 887,000 people died from HBV-related liver disease in 2015. Between 850,000 and 2.2 million people in the United States (U.S.) are thought to be living with chronic HBV infection.

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What Is Intermittent Fasting?

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A phenomenon called intermittent fasting is currently one of the world’s most popular health and fitness trends.

It involves alternating cycles of fasting and eating.

Many studies show that this can cause weight loss, improve metabolic health, protect against disease and perhaps help you live longer (12).

This article explains what intermittent fasting is, and why you should care.

 

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