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Why You Should Never Wear Your Shoes Inside the House

Why You Should Never Wear Your Shoes Inside the House

Wearing shoes indoors is fairly common, but it turns out you’re trekking more than just dirt onto the carpet. Researchers from the University of Houston said that shoes are full of harmful bacteria that could make you sick, reports the Daily Mail. As the paper explains, bacteria can multiply and spread throughout the house, leaving you […]

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How the Bacteria in Our Gut Influences Our Minds

How the Bacteria in Our Gut Influences Our Minds

We know the basic steps to keeping a young, healthy brain: eat healthy, exercise, and get a good night’s sleep. Our brain health may also be influenced by an unexpected source — our second brain. Within the walls of our digestive system is the gut, or the “second brain,” which contains bacteria that could help mold our brain […]

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Hirschsprung’s Disease: How One Man Had 30 Lbs of Feces Removed from Colon

Hirschsprung’s Disease: How One Man Had 30 Lbs of Feces Removed from Colon

Every once in a while, we let our healthy daily diets escape us. So we up getting backed up and have some trouble going to the bathroom for maybe a day or two. But even then, the bloating, discomfort, and abdominal pain can be unbearable. That’s why we were blown away to hear about someone who […]

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Rat lungworm infects 12 across U.S., CDC finds

Rat lungworm infects 12 across U.S., CDC finds

Editr’s Note: As of time of publication, federal health officials have reported 12 patients affected by the rat lungworm parasite (not counting several cases in Hawaii where the risk is already elevated compared to other states). Below you’ll findcrucial information for protecting yourself- especially if you eat produce from your own garden or a farmer’s […]

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Why Pancreatic Cancer Is On the Rise

Why Pancreatic Cancer Is On the Rise

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Medical Daily. Cancer death rates are set to shift dramatically in the coming decades, with pancreatic cancer poised to become the second-deadliest cancer only behind lung cancer, a 2014 study finds. As population makeups change, the prominence of certain diseases changes, too. Researchers from the Pancreatic Cancer […]

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Liver Damage from Supplements is On the Rise, Scientists Say

Liver Damage from Supplements is On the Rise, Scientists Say

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Medical Daily. So much for health: A new study published in the Journal of Hepatology found dietary and herbal supplements lead to liver damage 20 percent of the time. “While many Americans believe supplements to be safe, government regulations (Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994) require less […]

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