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Our Toxic Roads

The new coal-tar pavement or sealant that is laid on a driveway, street, parking or playground lot is something you’ve probably smelled many times. We have all wondered about the toxicity of the horrible smelling stuff. It is toxic as it contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). A study recently released by the U.S. Geological Survey

Battling Cancer: 7 Research-Backed Ways To Boost Your Mood

Feeling strong and positive is a way to keep us motivated to take on life’s many challenges. However, being diagnosed with cancer can still be a huge shock. It is natural to have a wave of negative thoughts after hearing this devastating news. Some people become anxious or upset, while others feel guilty, angry, or

What Causes Sleepiness When Ill?

Every time a human or an animal is sick, they become fatigued and sleepy. Researchers are using a microscopic roundworm that’s providing an explanation of how that all occurs. According to a study from the researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, they reveal, by a study published in eLife,

Does a normal thyroid test always mean a normal thyroid?

The Thyroid: Conductor of the Hormonal Symphony Does a normal thyroid test always mean a normal thyroid? That’s the question Life Extension’s Michael A. Smith, M.D., posed to Pamela Wartian Smith, M.D., M.P.H, M.S., who is the Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine and the founder of The Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional

Importance of Location of Colon Cancer

Robert Preidt recently submitted an article on the importance of where your colon cancer is located. This can affect a patient’s chances for survival, according to a new report. There are so-called left-sided and right-sided colon cancers, and an oncologist who reviewed the findings explains. Dr. David Bernstein, chief of hepatology at Northwell Health in

Friendship Not Money

It seems that people nowadays, in their quest for happiness, are putting all their efforts into material possessions, rather than what really matters most. Money can buy a lot of “things” but what about love, good health and good relationships? Aren’t those more important for our mental health? A study was conducted entitled the new

How Highly Processed Foods Are Slowly Killing Your Body

Do you recall the last time you ate a dish prepared entirely from organic, farm-to-table ingredients, without any prepackaged products? If not, then you’re part of the majority of the population who consumes mostly processed foods – those produced with synthetic chemicals, often laced with too much salt, sugar, and unhealthy fats. Whole vs. Processed:

Can You Take Turmeric / Curcumin with Meloxicam?

Turmeric can be included in the diet when taking meloxicam. It is advisable to maintain a 3-4 hour gap between taking turmeric supplements or a large dose of turmeric spice and meloxicam to avoid any drug interactions. Meloxicam is Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Turmeric is a natural

What’s More Important in Your Life?

For some people the most important thing in their life is cultivating the ability to help people be happy, and to relieve some of them of the suffering they might be experiencing. Leaving each person that you interact with a little bit better off than the way you initially found them, is an aspiration in

New Data Suggest Colon Cancer Screenings Start At Age 45

img c/o Colon cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer in the world. As there are often no symptoms of the disease at its early stages, getting screened is extremely important. This procedure allows your doctor to look for signs of colon cancer and save your life. Because of the