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The rabbit hole of research into the good bacteria that make up your gut is getting deeper. There’s a strong link between what bacteria (and in what proportions) are in your gut and chronic fatigue syndrome. In fact, the link is clear enough that the research may lead to a better diagnostic tool by allowing […]


The Effects of Stress

November 14, 2016

It’s been a stressful year for everyone. Last week we talked about breaking out of the cycle stress can stick you in. But all over social media, people are still talking about experiencing the side-effects of stress, including IBS, high blood pressure, insomnia, and weakened immune system (the short way of saying a lot of […]

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Home Acquired Infections

September 1, 2016

Hospital acquired infections regularly make the news, but what about “home acquired infections”? Past research has shown that different tricks work to help prevent different diseases: -Running a humidifier can help prevent flu transmission -Keep a distance from anyone with the flu, some strains spread only with close transmission (to animals than human to human). […]

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Three new studies tie our gut health to our brains, as well as our risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Should all babies receive probiotics? It might eventually become a recommendation, as mounting evidence ties autism with gut bacteria. First, kids with autism are more likely to have gastrointestinal troubles. Specifically, constipation and diarrhea are more […]

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Appendicitis is inflammation usually caused by a blockage, and so it almost always requires immediate surgery. Without immediate intervention, more severe complications, and even death, can result from appendicitis—so know appendicitis symptoms, as well as a few easy ways to reduce the risk of developing appendicitis. Know Appendicitis Symptoms First, know the appendix location: the […]

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