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The Best Sunscreens (and Toxic Ones to Avoid)

It’s no secret that the sun provides all sorts of health benefits, including helping our bodies manufacture vital vitamin D. With beach season right around the corner, though, many people are looking for the best sunscreens to cut their risk of sun overexposure, sunburns and possibly skin cancer. The issue? All sunscreens are not created equally. In fact, a 2017 report from Environmental Working … Read More

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Consider These 8 DNA Testing Issues Before You Get Tested

Imagine that, just by swabbing your cheek with a piece of cotton, you could figure out if you might be susceptible to a particular disease. Or, you could know whether your future children are at risk of inheriting a disease that runs in the family. And never mind having to do this at a doctor’s office or in a lab. … Read More


4 Major Benefits of Dancing, Including Increasing Your Brainpower!

Do you have two left feet or shy away from hitting the dance floor at weddings? It might be time to invest in some dance lessons. According to a recent study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, not only will you likely have more fun at parties, but you’ll also be giving your brain a boost. Put on your blue … Read More

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Kudzu Root: Beneficial Herb or Just a Hyped Plant Invader?

If you have ever driven through the South and looked into fields and wooded areas noticing a vine-like plant resembling a topiary, chances are that plant was kudzu. Kudzu root, also known as kuzu, is mostly used as an herb in traditional Chinese medicine. The Chinese cook it in many dishes for both medicinal purposes and flavor, but in the United States, … Read More



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