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11 Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

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When you think of a plant that has been picked from the fresh garden of nature, you think healthy. While not all plants from nature are necessarily healthy, many are proven to give significant health benefits. Aloe vera is among those healthy plants, and one of the more powerful for treating several health conditions. This versatile plant-based solution is used ...

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6 Little Known Obamacare Benefits You Should Take Advantage of Now!

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, was signed into law to increase the access to affordable, quality health insurance, and to reduce overall healthcare spending. There are some well-known benefits associated with Obamacare, like extending the length of time young people can remain on their parent’s coverage until 26, and making it illegal to ...

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10 Common But Dangerous Drug Interactions

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When taking multiple medications, people rarely think about how those drugs will interact with each other. Research has shown that nearly 70% of Americans regularly use prescription drugs, with over half taking two prescription drugs at once. Drug interactions, the effects of two separate medications entering the body or bloodstream simultaneously, can range from mild drowsiness, to kidney failure and ...

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6 Cheap, Effective Alternatives To Sleeping Pills

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Insomnia – the inability to fall asleep – is something that affects everyone at one time or another. Lack of sleep is associated with many health issues including a weakened immune system, poor memory, problem with motor skills, increased appetite and depression. Many prescription medications (examples include Ambien, Lunesta, Sonata and Restoril) are available help you sleep, but they don’t ...

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Your Income and Your Hometown Determine How Long You’ll Live

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A recently completed study, published in the Journal of The American Medical Association, shows that two simple factors have a much bigger impact on a person’s lifespan than previously believed. For most Americans, longevity is directly affected by their income and the town where they live. The study found that across the country, the richer people are, the longer they ...

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12 Daily Habits You Need to Avoid

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As we all go through life, we find ourselves creating habits that are normal to our everyday routine. These habits can be good for our health; some can be bad for our health and some can just not impact our health at all. There are many habits that people have begun for whatever reason, and these habits could be harming ...

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11 Great Calf Exercises You Can Do At Home or In the Gym

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Flex your legs; if they bear resemblance to the legion of leg-starved bros in America, your calves are in need of some major makeover, a complete overhaul. Believe it or not, it is a code red pandemic. Since your calf muscles are insanely obstinate when it comes to growing or toning, people get exasperated and give up. A predilection to ...

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11 Ab Exercises That Burn Belly Fat

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It seems that for some people, no matter how hard they toil at the machines and despite the muscle mass they labor to put on, one problematic area of the body seems too obstinate to tone up- their bellies! It can be really exasperating to deplete hours working up covetable abs, only for them to remain shrouded behind the unflattering ...

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9 Health Benefits of Walking Everyday

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Though there are myriad workouts that one can do, there are just as many excuses! Swimming; can’t bear getting wet. Running? Painful cramps in your sides. Spin class? Such a headache. Pilates? Wallet breaking! Walking? Can you think of one reason why not? Finally we have found a workout completely devoid of downsides. According to ample scientific research, walking properly ...

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11 Signs You’re Not Drinking Enough Water

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Water is necessary for life. We wouldn’t be here without it, and we wouldn’t continue living if we stopped drinking it. Despite this, so many of us still don’t drink enough water, meaning our body might be getting nutrients in terms of food, but will become dehydrated to the point that it cannot function as efficiently as it should, or ...

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