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Medicinal mushrooms are a surprising must-have supplement

I’m often asked, “What do you take to stay healthy?” While most of what I take is pretty common, one of my answers often surprises people, simply because most have never heard of it. Today, I want to share what it is and why I consider it to be, perhaps now more than ever, my nutritional must-have. Few natural remedies provide greater...

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Knitting for Cancer is helping cancer patients with wearable comfort and care of hand-knit hats and blankets

It’s a helpless feeling when a loved one is suffering. Jennifer Bystricky knows that feeling very well. In 2016, Jennifer’s mother passed away after a long battle with cancer. As her caregiver, Jennifer saw what a toll the effects of chemotherapy took on her mom, and how uncomfortable the drug infusion process can be for patients...

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Break those unhealthy eating habits

The Constipation Movie. Why not make today the day you break those unhealthy habits? As we hunker down at home, waiting for the world to reopen, we are all finding different ways to pass the time. Some of us are spending our days helping our kids with schoolwork, others are catching up on projects that have been waiting in the wings...

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Have you gained weight staying at home?

There are plenty of humorous memes on social media right now making light of the weight gain that so many of us are experiencing during the current stay-at-home order. The problem is: weight gain isn’t funny because it isn’t healthy. Extra pounds can lead to many health problems including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. To be honest,...

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Pain is something you can manage at home

For the 65 million Americans who suffer from back pain, diminishing their quality of life and ability to work, Dr. Brian Filisky, of Precision Orthopaedic Specialties, has a positive message. “You have much more control over your short- and long-term situation than you think you do,” he says. “A large portion of my practice consists of...

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