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Animals have feelings too. Do you?

Eating is something we take for granted due to conditioning. As little kids what choice do we have other than eating what our parents put before us? But, as we get older and somehow develop consciousness, we can make choices. Hopefully, the processes by which some of our food choices get to us will enable

What happens when you live in a country run by idiots?

So today, September 13, 2018 , I get this piece from one of my high school buddies. It has no author indicated so I Googled it and nothing came up. I wish I had the creativity to do it myself but alas, I do not. Having said that and in no way taking credit for

Calluses & Throat Cancer Relationship

I thought the article I read by Ana Sandoiu was interesting, and one I had never even suspected. We all develop calluses at one time or the other, but some calluses and corns can become severe and very inconvenient. In some rare cases, an extreme thickening of the skin is a symptom of a particular

Can You Take Turmeric and Naproxen (NSAID) Together?

Turmeric and Naproxen, an anti-inflammatory drug, both efficiently reduce inflammation and pain in arthritis. Naproxen has side effects, and studies have shown curcumin, the active ingredient of turmeric to be more efficient and safer than naproxen. Turmeric can also alleviate the adverse effects of Naproxen. These facts prove the potential of turmeric to be used

Tooth Repair Using Alzheimer’s Drug

The discovery of a new method has been found for stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp that uses an Alzheimer’s drug. The team of researchers at King’s College London has made this discovery. An infection, the inner, soft pulp of a tooth can become exposed and infected following a trauma or

Benefits of Daily Aspirin

A study led by Cardiff University concludes that stomach bleeds that are caused by aspirin are considerably less serious than the spontaneous bleeds that can occur in people not taking aspirin. The finding that was published in the journal Public Library of Science, with the extensive study of literature, reveals that while the regular use

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer screening should definitely not be stopped at a specific age, as there is no sufficient evidence to suggest screening should be stopped. The study was co-authored by Dr. Cindy Lee, assistant professor in residence at the University of California-San Francisco, and team. They presented their findings at the Radiological Society of North America

10 Breast Cancer Myths You Need To Stop Believing

If you’ve ever been concerned about your risk for breast cancer or simply wanted some information, you might have noticed the sheer number of valid, not-so-valid, and sometimes downright questionable claims about it online. It’s time these myths were put to rest, starting with: Myth 1: Men do not get breast cancer Although breast cancer

Pygeum: Plant-Based Extract for Prostate Health

Prunus africana, or African plum, was formerly classified as Pygeum africanum— a name under which it is still often known. In the Western world, an extract of Prunus africana bark is most popularly used for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH, or prostate enlargement). Traditional uses include treatment of fever, malaria, wounds, stomach upset, kidney disease, and

Colorectal Cancer

Finding colorectal cancer early can be highly curable. This occurs when abnormal cells grow in the lining of the large intestine (colon), or the rectum. This can occur in both men and women and has the 2nd highest rate of cancer deaths in the U.S. Polyp growths occur on the inside of your intestines, but