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9 Amazing Dog Facts

Dogs are pretty amazing and one of the most popular pets around. As a domesticated form of the gray wolf, dogs are certainly man’s best friend, dedicating their lives to defending their masters and loving them unconditionally. Dogs are generally amazing creatures and every day we’re constantly learning much more about them. From the smallest at about 4 ounces to ...

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Measles on the Rise

Measles cases have reached record levels in the United States. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently stated that measles cases are higher than any other year since 1992. Geographically, New York, Michigan and Washington state have been hardest hit by the virus in 2019. Health officials had thought that the measles virus was eliminated in the US; ...

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10 Most Intelligent Cat Breeds

Dog fanciers are quick to boast about their smart and obedient canine-pals, but anyone that has had experience with a feline knows that cats can be very intelligent as well. Please read about the following 10 most intelligent cat breeds…you may be surprised at which ones made the list. Scottish Fold The flattened ears of the Scottish Fold may give ...

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16 Causes of a Nosebleed

Most people have had a nosebleed at some stage of their lives and they’ve probably wondered how so much blood can come from such a small place. The reason is that there are literally hundreds of small blood vessels just under the surface of the lining of the nose and these are easily broken, resulting in a nosebleed. Nose bleeds ...

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15 Causes of an Eye Twitch

Eye twitches can be uncomfortable and annoying. The positive news is that ‘myokymia’, as eye twitches are called in medical terms, are generally benign, meaning that they are not serious. There’s seldom an underlying medical problem. Most eye twitches last only a short time and go away by themselves. If however, they persist for more than a few weeks it ...

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16 Reasons to Eat Organic Foods

Eating clean is a big topic in the health and wellness world and while clean eating is important for your health there are some things to understand about what it is, how it can affect you, and what constitutes clean eating. Organic foods tend to be higher priced when compared to non-organic, so if you are looking to eat cleaner ...

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20 Facts About Obesity

Obesity is a hot topic health issue in recent decades and while many people tend to only view this condition as affecting your looks, obesity is now considered a disease that can contribute to other conditions. There are many things that can contribute to obesity, but mostly your lifestyle plays a role in this newly designated disease. The next time ...

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19 Low Glycemic Foods

Your body needs many vitamins and nutrients in order to grow, repair, and flourish as a unit. One of the most important nutrients for your health and wellness is sugar, which is the main player of carbohydrates and many foods. While sugars are necessary for your health, some argue that consuming sugars can be damaging to your health. This tends ...

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16 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors

The Golden Years are a time when many older adults enjoy life and companionship. Throughout these years, many senior citizens can experience a wide range of health problems, which can cause the individual to become depressed, sad, and even lonely at times. Recent trends have shown that many seniors have geared the household with a dog or two, as a ...

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20 Signs and Treatments for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a dangerous condition that affects many adults. Throughout the aging process, the body goes through many changes that are good and bad, but with osteoporosis, there is potential for serious health consequences. While the condition does not typically show obvious signs that you can see with your eyes, there are some health signs that you can use to ...

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