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As researchers dive into the rich and complex world of gut bacteria, they’re digging up interesting (but maybe not surprising) results. Like: the secret of aging might be in your stomach. People who are healthy in their 90s have similar bacteria colonies to people in their 30s. While some people are lucky enough to inherit […]

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Staying healthy means staying safe, too. If you take a fall shoveling your sidewalk, that giant bruise on you backend will take your immune system’s focus, and you’ll be weakened a little bit while your body repairs it. Tires aren’t the only thing that need new treads. Sure, Smelly Shoe Spray keeps the inside of […]

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A new study has come out, reporting that participants taking nearly the maximum allowed dose of acetaminophen did not experience an improvement in their back pain, including sleep disturbances due to the discomfort. In fact, the group taking acetaminophen did marginally worse than the group taking the placebo. So what now? They’re not advocating patients […]

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Mosquitoes find some people to be super yummy treats, and others they leave alone; some people react to bites with the biggest, itchiest bumps imaginable, others may not notice the bite. Whether you know you’ve been bit or aren’t sure, you should be on the lookout for West Nile virus. There’s a delayed onset of […]

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You don’t have to suffer from chronic back pain. There are a lot of ways you can incorporate simple changes or activities into your day to make long term improvements. Start each morning by using your body. Stretching, yoga, whatever calm, slow activity is within your physical ability. Don’t just focus on your back, either. […]

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