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The Healers in Your Kitchen

Most people do not realize that common items in their kitchen have a variety of healing properties. Here's a look at some of these items and the healthy ways in which they can be used.
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Health Tip of the Day

It's long been known that taking aspirin once a day can reduce the risk of heart attack and other types of heart disease. Now researchers have found that daily aspirin intake can reduce the most common type of breast cancer (breast cancer that is estrogen receptor-positive). Most likely this is because aspirin has been shown to reduce the body's production of estrogen. Note: Before you start to take aspirin, consult with your doctor to be sure doing so is right for you.)

Yesterday's Health Tip

Do you have a problem avoiding sweets? If so, try chewing gum during the day. That's because a recent study of people who crave sweets found that when they started chewing gum, they reduced their cravings and intake of sweets. The researchers who conducted the study speculate that the act of chewing gum may satisfy the desire for sweet foods. Read more health tips...
Curing Gallstones Without Surgery?
This is a problem I deal with frequently. From an anatomical standpoint alone it is counterintuitive that someone might experience shoulder pain in the setting of gallbladder disease. However, based on a more thorough understanding of neuro-anatomy, that is a common presentation for a sick gallbladder. continued inside...

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