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What Does Research Tell Us About Marijuana & Addiction?

The impact of marijuana use on an adolescent’s brain is compelling and disturbing. Even more alarming is the misnomer that marijuana is not addictive.
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7 Ways to Stay Active and Healthy When You’re Busy

Sometimes we get so busy that we let our resolve to eat healthier and exercise go by the wayside. Here are 7 tips to help you stay on track.
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What Science Has to Say About Intermittent Fasting

A common argument used by proponents of intermittent fasting is that it makes evolutionary sense because we evolved from hunter-gatherers who faced alternating periods of feast and famine.
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The Theory and Techniques of Cupping Therapy

Tianlong Du, an acupuncture and neurology specialist with almost 49 years of experience, explains the theory and techniques of cupping therapy.
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Food in the Future: Medicine, Connection and Information

The 2017 Future Food-Tech Summit in New York prompted attendees to think of food in whole new ways: Food as Connection, Food as Medicine, and Food as Information.
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Fish Oil: Is It Good for You or Not?

The dogma that fish oil is cardioprotective has come under criticism in a new study that showed no protective effect. Its active ingredient Omega 3 fatty acid has been shown to increase risk of prostate cancer.
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The Best Ways to Pay for Fertility Treatments in the U.S.

There are a number of paths for alternative funding for your IVF cycle or other fertility treatments. Here are the best options.
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5 Tips for an Effective Health Education Curriculum

School-based health classes can have a huge impact on students' lives by providing them with knowledge and skills that are essential to a healthy future.
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The Surprising Ancient History of Drinking in Excess

The ancients recognized that wine was good for you in small quantities but harmful in excess. In Greek mythology, only the Gods were allowed to get drunk.

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