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Thyroid Problems

Nearly every metabolic process in the human body is influenced by the hormones produced by the thyroid gland. But when the thyroid acts up, it can cause a wide range of problems, from minor annoyances like a swollen gland to life threatening diseases and thyroid problems like thyroid cancer. An abnormal production of hormones by […]


Drug Abuse in America Infographic

Drug abuse in America has been on the rise and many people continue to fall victim to addiction without receiving the professional treatment they need to recover. It’s estimated that nearly 10% of the population in America has abused drugs in the past month. Drug addiction hits people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds. The […]


Easy Vegetables to Grow At Home

Even the most experienced gardeners had to start somewhere, so don’t be intimidated when diving into the world of growing your own vegetables. If you’re planning on using your garden or allotment to produce your own range of veg, you’re probably going to want to start on the easier end of the spectrum. Vegetables that […]


Running for Blood Cancer Research

“Someday Is Today.”  There is no reason to wait to do something and there is no reason to wait to help others.  No more saying “One day I’ll get healthy” or “I’ll volunteer another day.”  You never know what could happen in life.  You never know who will be affected by cancer.  The important thing […]


Disordered Eating and Anxiety May Be Linked

Many people struggle with disordered eating, or a strained, unhealthy relationship with food. There are many social, emotional, and physiological reasons that explain our eating patterns, but too often we ignore the one that may be the most serious.  Psychologists and psychiatrists treat eating disorders in much the same way as they treat Generalized and […]


Persnickety Proteins

Hello everyone! I hope you are enjoying the new year as much as I am. To kick off my first article of the new year, I want to address one of the most commonly used criticisms of vegan and vegetarian diets. While I am neither vegan or vegetarian, I understand and appreciate these lifestyle choices […]


What are Spider Veins

Varicose veins are extremely commonplace and much is already known about them. But, there is another issue that can arise from veins in the leg and also the face area, this is often referred to as spider veins. They often appear closer to the skins surface than the varicose variety. Generally they are either blue […]


Baking Recipes Bound to Keep You Healthy

It is often perceived that baked goods are high in carbohydrates and fats. However, this doesn’t have to be the case; especially if you know the right ingredients, and the right methods. Here are some baking recipes that are not only delicious but are also healthy. 1. Olive Muffins This is a combination of a savory […]


New Years Resolutions

It’s that time of year when we all look forward to the next 12 months and evaluate what we would like to change in our lives. These changes normally come in the form of New Year’s resolutions, but as sure as February follows January, they’re often broken within just a few weeks of them being […]


Go Green! The Hot New Years Resolution

Well, it’s that time of year again! A time for starting over, repenting and forgetting for the bad things you did in 2012, and setting new goals for the new year. Whether it’s weight loss, eating better, or spending more time with your family, you should have at least one goal to improve your life. […]

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