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As the US warms up, regions who could harbor the Zika carrying mosquito Aedes aegypti are getting ready for the possibility of Zika. While headlines are no longer flooded with the words “Zika outbreak”, that’s mostly because Zika is related to viruses that grant immunity, meaning you only get them once. So while people native […]

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Experts agree, Zika is coming. Raising awareness, disseminating information about the mosquito, and aggressively fighting it are health priority one. But, a lot of people aren’t taking Zika seriously. It’s a mild disease for most people, and only 1 in 3 develop symptoms. The trouble is, when symptoms develop, things can quickly go from 0 […]

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If you’re not preparing for Zika with some extra immune support, it’s time to get on that. Puerto Rico is getting hit with Zika, and it’s likely to be bad—they aren’t equipped for the hundred of microcephaly births that are expected, nor severe side-effects like Guillain-Barre. The sweep of Zika through Puerto Rico is almost […]

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Fighting Zika

March 4, 2016

While many outlets have stressed that the US has nothing to worry about, that’s an odd opinion. Every other country with the potential for Zika is doing everything it can (including changing cultural beliefs about pregnancy) to reduce its impact. And the US is far from prepared, in fact, we’ve got a long list of […]

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The good bacteria, or probiotic colonies that your body hosts are critical to your health, and it goes so far beyond digestion. Weight, mood, immune health, and according to a new study, when babies are born are all affected by what type of bacteria you cultivate. While we can do a lot for premature babies […]

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