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For Some, It’s Sneezin’ Season

Welcome to spring! As we say goodbye to another winter, many of us are breathing a sigh of relief. Others, however, are breathing nervously, wondering when their spring allergies will kick in and their “sneezin’ season” will begin. The bad news is that allergies are happening earlier

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Biotics – That’s Life!

Instead of “lions and tigers and bears,” some may now exclaim: “Antibiotics and probiotics and prebiotics, oh my!”  “Bio” simply means life. Biology is the study of life science and living organisms. Just about everyone knows what antibiotics are, but few think of them as “anti-life.” They

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Enzymes: The Spark of Life

Enzymes aren’t just a mechanism to help us digest food; they are actually so much more. When most people hear the word “enzymes,” they think of digestion. However, enzymes aren’t just elements to help us digest food. Thousands of enzymes exist throughout the body, and they facilitate

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New Year, New You!

A sparkling ball descends on a crowd of thousands in Times Square, and with it, a massive chorus counted down from ten. When “one” was finally exclaimed at the stroke of midnight, there was rejoicing. In America, the New Year celebration comes with a flurry of resolutions.

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Is the Flu After You?

Once upon a time, on a cold autumn night, Mr. E finished last-minute Thanksgiving shopping. He was excited about seeing some family for the holiday, but felt kind of strange, like something or someone had been following him around. Was it a friend or stranger? He assured

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The Kidney-Detox Connection

Why Kidneys? Your kidneys are about the size of your fist and are located on the backside of your body near the waistline. Kidneys are two of your most crucial organs − you cannot live without at least one them. Here’s why: Kidneys make urine! Without your

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Are You High on Mercury?

Are You High On Mercury? And, no, we aren’t talking about the planet closest to the sun. We’re referring to the metallic compound likely residing in your body.[1] If you’re a big fan of canned tuna, we have bad news: Tuna fish, the earth’s oceans, the air we

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