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The Health Issue No One Talks About

Kieley Parker never imagined she would need an antidepressant. "I always win those stupid sunshine and happiest person awards. People see me as an incredibly joyful person," she says.

But in fall 2014, Kieley left her job as a third-grade teacher and moved to Tulsa, OK with her fiance'. St...

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7 tips for staying healthy during the cold and flu season

Back to school and back to germs. This is the time cold and flu season begins to ramp up. Although the flu usually isn't in full force until after the first of the year, now is the time to start preparing. Do you know all the things you should do to keep you and your children as cold- and flu-free a...

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Never Enough Thyme

Never Enough Thyme


Closely related to mint and oregano, thyme is an evergreen herb that's had scores of uses over millennia, stemming most often from adding zest to foods and as an ancient medicinal.

Traditional therapies often involved thyme in different forms to relieve chest con...

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How to Control Your Cravings...

How to Control Your Cravings and Get Organized for Weight Loss Success

By Elizabeth Lowry

Once you’ve made the decision to lose weight, the “where to start” part can seem more overwhelming than ...

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Stress: It DOESN’T Do a Body Good!

Stress. It can be our undoing even if we follow a healthy lifestyle – eating healthy foods and exercising. Stress causes an inflammatory response in the body, and chronic inflammation is responsible for many health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. The inflammat...

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Breast Cancer Breakthroughs

The latest information to help women stay healthier longer:

What's New: Tests can see if chemo is needed. Two tests are now available that can identify women who may be able to skip chemotherapy after surgery because of a low risk of recurrence.

Take Action: Discuss the odds of your...

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Still Sparkle While Going Through Depression

The desire to reduce stress is a common goal for most people. We are so entrenched in our routines, habits, and ways of doing things we rarely stop and consider new ways of dealing with the stresses of daily living. Well, I have a few ideas that may help you in this area. I call it simplifying your ...

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Accountability Is Key

I have been on this weight loss journey for the past fifteen months and I have lost one hundred and ten pounds so far. One of the determining factors that has helped me stay on the right track is having someone to be accountable to and someone to be accountable for. For the past year I have helpe...

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What Causes High Cholesterol?

What Causes High Cholesterol?
Learn Which Risk Factors You Can Control

Elevated cholesterol levels aren't caused by a high-cholesterol diet alone. The fact is, a combination of factors affect your cho...

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Manage Multiple Medications to Prevent Harmful Interactions

Ask your pharmacist

It's best to use one pharmacy for all prescription medications. The better your pharmacist knows you and your medications, the less likely you are to make a mistake.

Pharmacists should ask if you have any questions about a prescription. Take advantage of this oppo...

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