Cannabis for the Treatment of Epilepsy, and More

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Cannabis has been shown to be non-toxic, and has a robust safety profile

Cannabis often works when other medications fail, so not only is it generally safer than prescription drugs, cannabis preparations also tend to provide greater efficacy

Children with epilepsy can often find Continue reading

Frequent Sauna Bathing May Lower Your Risk of Heart-Related Death, and More

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 Recent research found that men who use the sauna seven times per week cut their risk of death from fatal heart problems in half, compared to those who only used it once each week

 Saunas help you detoxify, improve blood circulation, Continue reading

How Exercise Affects Your Genes, and More

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Brief, vigorous exercise causes immediate structural and chemical changes in the DNA molecules within your muscles that benefit your health Continue reading

13 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Walnuts

walnutWalnuts benefit your heart, brain, bones and more.  Here’s why you need to eat more of them.

Researchers from the University of California Davis say the U.S. government is all wet when it comes to demonizing high fat foods.  In fact, a new study shows eating high fat whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow prostate cancer growth. Continue reading

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Neurological Diseases; Also Raises Risk of Asthma Attacks, and More…

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Nearly 3,000 genes are influenced by vitamin D status

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent among those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neuromuscular conditions

Higher vitamin D levels help protect brain function following cardiac arrest Continue reading

Parents Shocked to Learn ‘BPA-Free’ Baby Bottles Are Loaded with other Estrogen Mimickers: Born Free, Weil Baby, CamelBak and More

babybBaby bottles from AVENT, Born Free, Green to Grow, Evenflo and Weil Baby all emit high or very high levels of hormone-altering chemicals, says new research published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health. (1) “Many PC-replacement-products made from acrylic, Continue reading

Use Eucalyptus Oil to Breathe Easier, Kill Germs, and More

One of the few essential oils most people can identify by smell alone; eucalyptus is very popular because of its effectiveness and range of uses. Originally from Australia, where it was first used by the aborigines, the locals started distilling and using the oil in the 1780s. The eucalyptus is one of the world’s tallest, deciduous trees, with some varieties growing as high as 465 feet. Making up about 75 percent of Australia’s flora, Continue reading