From the monthly archives:

October 2013

Have A Healthy Halloween

October 31, 2013

Whether you’ll be collecting candy or partying with hot doctors, clowns, and foxes, make sure tonight doesn’t derail your health! Stay warm. Most costumes will leave you freezing—they’re too big/bulky/oddly shaped for a coat, or a coat will ruin the effect. Ideally, try and work something warm into your costume; if it’s store bought, see […]

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The HPV account has been around long enough that we know a lot more about it. For instance, a Scandinavian study has concluded that the HPV vaccine doesn’t cause heart or blood clot problems, and that there was no correlation with an increased risk for other health events. In areas with widespread vaccine use, HPV […]

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The Benefits Of Milk Thistle

October 29, 2013

Milk thistle is famous for its positive effects on the liver. Silymarin, the active component, is a powerful liver-specific antioxidant that helps to protect liver cells and detox the liver. This includes many types of liver damage: alcohol, hepatitis, and environmental toxins. There are other reported benefits to milk thistle, too: it may support a […]

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Coffee is full of antioxidants, which are great for the liver. Maybe that’s why it was correlated with as much as a 50% reduction in liver cancer rates. Other possibilities? Coffee’s also known for preventing a known risk factor for liver cancer: diabetes. Of course, the best way to prevent liver cancer is to stop […]

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The tide has been going out on low and non-fat diets, as well as cholesterol obsession and heart medication on general. In fact, experts are now pointing out that despite a huge number of people being prescribed cholesterol medication, changing their diets to exclude saturated fat, and making other fat related lifestyle changes, heart disease […]

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