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Natural Ways To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Stress and certain foods can trigger painful flare-ups of rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, often painful inflammatory disorder that most often affects the small joints in the hands and feet. Rheumatoid arthritis can cause severe pain, swelling, joint stiffness, and even result in loss of movement and range in the affected area, most often in the hands. Although there is no cure for rheumatoid… Read more »

Flavored E-Cigs Could Soon Be Banned In New York

Flavored E-Cig

On Tuesday, Costa Constantinides, a New York Councilman, introduced new legislation to ban e-cigarettes that use flavored juice or vapor. He thinks the flavors will entice more kids to start smoking.”These flavors are direct marketing to children,” Constantinides said. “They appeal to children, and we’re taking them out of that market.” And it’s not just… Read more »

Top 3 Trendy Diets That Actually Work

Fruits and vegetables.

As winter draws nearer, people will be looking to keep off that holiday season weight. A lot of trendy diets are circulating these days, always claiming to be the best diet for you. But which diets really are the best? Which ones actually work and which diets are just fads? Here is a list of… Read more »

Walmart Introduces $40 Doctor Visits At Their New Care Clinics

Walmart Health Center

Months after Walmart announced its plans to enter into the healthcare industry, the world’s largest retail chain has opened a Care Clinic in Galvaston, Georgia. Northwest Georgia News has released that services to be offered at Walmart Care Clinics include preventative health services, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and guidance on managing chronic problems such… Read more »

‘Fearbola': Ebola Fears Reaching Epidemic Proportions In United States

Fearbola, the irrational fear of Ebola, is sweeping the U.S.

Are you afraid of contracting Ebola? If so, you are not alone – millions of Americans are now suffering from “Fearbola.” The media is bombarding us with reports such as this one from the Inquisitr of more and more people exposed to the deadly virus, suspected cases in several states, and doomsday theories from “experts”… Read more »

CVS Considered Pulling Candy And Soft Drinks Along With Tobacco

CVS Candy Display

CVS Pharmacy, now known as CVS Health, moved ahead with their announced plan to end tobacco sales by October 1. As reported in The Inquisitr, CVS’s goal was actually completed about a month ahead of schedule. But CVS considered going even further than that. The giant drug store chain also considered banning candy and sodas…. Read more »

Vitamin D – More Sun Equals Less Labor Pain

Vitamin D lessens labor pain

Though a small amount of vitamin D can be found in foods such as sardines, mackerel, tuna, and herring – 80 to 90 percent of this vitamin is obtained from the sun. According to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2014 annual meeting, vitamin D deficiency has long been associated with pain and depression. However,… Read more »

Autism: New Study Says Broccoli Sprouts Can Eliminate Symptoms

Sulforaphane

The effects of a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts can have overwhelming positive effects on the symptoms of those with Autism, says a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study was a joint effort by scientists at Mass General Hospital for Children and the Johns Hopkins University School… Read more »

Fecal Transplant Equally Effective If Taken By Mouth, Study Claims

Fecal Transplant Can Be Equally Effective If Given Orally

Fecal transplant procedures are usually done with the aid of a colonoscopy, which as many middle-aged men know, can be quite unpleasant. But luckily, news broke last week that pills are equally as effective. Citing a study first published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the Washington Post reported that pills administered… Read more »