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Opinion: A Brief Guide to Easing Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Research from King’s College Neurodegenerative Disease Research Group has stated that acupuncture can potentially relieve Parkinson’s disease symptoms, as it can produce a neutral response within the brain that’s connected to inflammation. ...
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Trump Administration to Play God with New ‘Conscious and Religious Freedom’ Stunt

Aptly dubbed “Conscience and Religious Freedom,” this new division is more divisive than many of us even have the ability to comprehend. ...
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Health Talk: A Guide to Sexually Transmitted Infections

The golden rule for avoiding sexually transmitted diseases, and the only way of being certain that nothing will be passed on, is to avoid the exchanging of any bodily fluids. ...
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Study: Pet Obesity Rising for Seventh Straight Year

Similar to their human counterparts, excessive body fat increases the risk of preventable health issues and may shorten the life expectancy of dogs and cats. Nationwide recently sorted through its database of more than 630,000 insured pets to determine the top 10 dog and cat obesity-related conditions. ...
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U.S. News & World Report Reveals Best Diet Rankings for 2018

For the first time, the Mediterranean Diet ranks as a Best Diet Overall, tying for the No. 1 spot with the DASH Diet. Research suggests the Mediterranean Diet, a well-balanced eating plan, boosts longevity and helps prevent a number of chronic diseases. ...
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Putting It to the Test – 23andMe

More than 2 million people have taken part in genetic testing by 23andMe, a company founded in 2006 by CEO Anne Wojcicki. The company’s impetus was to empower the consumer with information regarding their personal DNA and accelerate genetic research on a wide range of health conditions from Parkinson's disease to lupus and asthma. ...
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NIH Study: Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Heart Attack, Stroke Risk After Gestational Diabetes

Women who have had gestational diabetes may be able to reduce or even eliminate their risk for cardiovascular disease by following a healthy lifestyle in the years after giving birth, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. ...
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Keeping Your Mind Busy Over the Festive Period

After a few days of relaxing on the sofa, and eating and drinking a little more than you should, you might want to break up your days with a different activity. Learn how to keep your mind busy over the festive period. ...
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Liver Care When Also Suffering from a Thyroid Disease

In this article, one reader discusses how you should take care of your thyroid - and your liver. ...
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Three Tips for Improving Your Health and Well-Being in College

For university students, staying healthy is an important part of academic success. If you’re hoping to graduate from your degree program with a high GPA, then looking after your physical and mental health for the duration of your study is essential. ...
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