Author Archives: Emily Lockhart

The 6 Biggest Myths About the Common Cold

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With colder weather descending upon the northern parts of North America, many people will be staying inside, thereby increasing the chances they’ll contract and then spread the common cold. It means that, while many people will be excited about sharing the holidays with friends and family, the gifts they’re most likely to pass on to   …Continue Reading


7 Things You Should Know About Roseola

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If you’re a new parent, you should know a few things about roseola, a contagious disease that’s not uncommon in children aged six months to roughly two years. And while it’s rare for adults to acquire roseola, it is possible, particularly if they didn’t have it when they were very young. In most cases, roseola   …Continue Reading


6 Foods Good For Your Heart

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Staying healthy means doing a few things: first, it means staying active and getting some physical exercise every day. Second, it means eating well, and specifically consuming foods that help rather than hurt the functioning of our vital organs, starting with the heart. The good news is that there are many, many readily available foods   …Continue Reading


8 Facts To Know About Osteoporosis

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November is Osteoporosis month! In case you’re not familiar with the condition, osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones, causing them to become fragile and increases their chances of fracturing. The bones in our hips, spine, and wrists are particularly vulnerable to breaking when osteoporosis takes hold. Osteoporosis is a global phenomenon that affects   …Continue Reading


6 Natural Blood Thinners

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Through the process of clotting, our bodies can stop blood flow, which is crucially important in the event that someone suffers a significant injury. But blood clotting can also cause serious health problems, such as when a clot causes a heart attack or stroke. For this reason, there’s a need for blood thinners, which can   …Continue Reading


7 Ways to Maintain Bladder Health

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When you think about it, the bladder is one of the most important organs in the body. After all, it’s responsible for helping the body flush out liquid waste. It’s an ongoing task that can occur many times a day and often sees adults pass roughly a quart and a half of urine every single   …Continue Reading


6 Simple Remedies for Upset Stomach and Indigestion

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There’s nothing fun about upset stomach and indigestion — when it’s bad, it can make carrying out even the most simple activities, like driving to work or looking after the kids, just about impossible. In situations like this many people reach for over-the-counter drugs like bismuth or an antacid. But these are hardly ideal choices   …Continue Reading


8 Ways to Relax Your Muscles Naturally

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No matter what you do in your personal and professional time, you’re pretty well bound to suffer from muscle soreness at some point. Whether you’re a computer programmer who’s stuck at a desk all day or a construction worker who spends most of their time outside, we all get aches and pains that can make   …Continue Reading


6 Things You Need to Know About Legionnaires’ Disease

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Legionnaires’ disease is a respiratory illness that’s caused by a bacteria known as Legionella. This bacteria can result in a lung infection similar to pneumonia that, in people with compromised immune systems, such as the very young or very old, can prove fatal. Typically, those who fall ill to Legionnaires’ disease experience symptoms very similar   …Continue Reading


9 Foods That Can Help Fight Prostate Cancer

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There’s eating well when you’re healthy and then there’s eating well after you’ve been diagnosed with a serious illness, such as prostate cancer. Although it’s always important to put your health first when making decisions about your diet, these decisions become even more crucial when your body is fighting an ailment that has the potential   …Continue Reading