Natural Ways to Treat Norovirus (Stomach Flu)

What Is Norovirus? Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramping and sometimes a fever. Norovirus is not related to the influenza virus, although it is often called “stomach flu.” It […]

The Benefits of Nutritional Yeast

When Jeanne invited her brother and sister-in-law over for Thanksgiving dinner, she didn’t remember until later that her sister-in-law, Kirstin, was a vegan. Concerned she wouldn’t have what Kirstin needed at the meal, she called […]

How to Avoid Weight Gain Over the Holidays

If you suspect that you gain weight during the holidays, you’re probably right. Scientists have found that we tend to pack on the pounds while celebrating and, unfortunately, fail to lose them in the months […]

Are Saunas and Steam Rooms Healthy?

As the air gets colder outside, you’re probably thinking about getting warm. But, just how warm do you want to be? If you’re considering a trip to the sauna or steam room, we’re talking extremely […]

Bloating 101 – Why, What, How

Nobody likes feeling bloated, but it’s all too common of an occurrence. Your clothes don’t fit right, and it’s uncomfortable. In some cases, you might even feel stomach pain. Up to 30 percent of people […]

9 Side Effects of Antibiotics

There’s no disputing that antibiotics are lifesaving medications that have both increased the life expectancy of the world’s population and given many a better quality of life. On the whole, antibiotics have done much more […]

How to Overcome the Winter Blues

When the sun starts going down earlier in the day, you know winter is on its way. Not only does that bring on colder temperatures in most locations, but it also means we’ll have fewer […]

Women’s Health — Menopause and Joint Pain

“When I wake up in the morning,” says Leah, who’s going through perimenopause, “I’m stiff as a board. Anyone else suffering from joint pain?” “I’ve gone through menopause, and I have pain in my legs […]

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