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How to get rid of lice - Dr. Axe

How to Get Rid of Lice: 8 Natural Remedies

If you’re wondering how to get rid of lice, I’m here to tell you that there are thankfully a lot of natural home remedies to kill lice. There are a few kinds of lice including head lice, body lice and pubic lice. While body lice and pubic lice can occur as a result of unclean living conditions and a lack … Read More

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Health effects of climate change - Dr. Axe

Top Health Effects of Climate Change (It’s Impacting Your Body NOW)

The health effects of climate change may seem like something that future generations will have to handle. The truth is, though, it’s already happening now, fueling everything from allergies and certain cancers to COPD symptom flares. All of the carbon pollution that comes from things like burning coal and natural gas for electricity, burning gasoline and diesel to power our vehicles and using … Read More

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Human sewage sludge in compost - Dr. Axe

Human Sewage Sludge in Compost? It’s Really a Thing (and BEWARE)

If you don’t want to wind up with shampoo chemicals in your garden tomatoes, this information is for you. Now, I get it. When you swing by your local home improvement store for bagged fertilizer for your lawn or garden, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is toxic compounds. But there’s something you need to know. Human sewage sludge in compost … Read More

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Burning mouth syndrome - Dr. Axe

Burning Mouth Syndrome Symptoms + 9 Home Remedies

Perplexing and painful, burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a complex pain disorder causing a burning or scalding sensation in the mouth. While all areas may be affected, you may experience isolated burning sensations on one or more areas including the tongue, lips, gums, palate or throat. The pain and discomfort may appear suddenly or develop over time. (1) Underlying medical … Read More

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How to Beat Deaths of Despair? Find Hope and Change Your Life

Recent research seems to strongly suggest that there are two Americas. There’s the one where those with college degrees thrive. Then there’s the one where those without a college education struggle. A team of researchers at Princeton University recently published “Mortality and Morbidity in the 21st Century”. This research is a follow up to their important 2015 study, “Rising Morbidity and Mortality in … Read More

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Can Running + Other Exercise Help You Live Longer? YES

By now, everyone knows there are numerous benefits of exercise, and one of those benefits includes the potential to extend life. So, what is the one specific exercise that helps you live longer? According to recent research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, running may extend your life up to three years. (1, 2) … Read More

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Bruxism - Dr. Axe

How to Stop Grinding Teeth, or Bruxism + 7 Natural Treatments

Nearly one in three people suffer from teeth grinding, or bruxism, as it is traditionally termed. And, nearly 10% of those that grind their teeth do it so severely that their teeth are reduced to small nubs.  This condition affects people of all ages, from childhood through adulthood, causing severe tooth damage, jaw disorders and headaches. While teeth grinding can … Read More

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KFC antibiotics in chicken - Dr. Axe

KFC Makes Major Health Announcement to Curb Superbug Outbreaks

Food impacts us (and the entire world) far beyond the nutrition label. Given the complexity of the standard American diet, food impacts are so much more than calorie counts and protein, fat and sodium levels. In fact, the future of many life-saving medications largely depends on how we raise our food. With that in mind, we should view KFC’s announcement to ban the most important … Read More

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Is Lamb Healthy? 5 Reasons to Add Lamb Meat to Your Diet

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Americans consume around 0.7 pounds of lamb meat each year. (1) In other countries around the world, such as Greece, lamb is eaten much more regularly than in the United Sates. Maybe you have never given lamb a try or maybe you already love it, but either way, you may be wondering if lamb is … Read More

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How Do We Lower the Mortality Rate? Eat Better — A Lot Better

Most of us know how important eating right is for our health. More fruits, vegetables, blah blah blah — after awhile, all the food recommendations can start to feel like background noise. But now, a mind-blowing study has discovered that nearly half of all U.S. deaths in 2012 were caused by cardiometabolic diseases associated with suboptimal eating habits. In other words: there … Read More

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