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Sniffing out sinus relief - Harvard Health

Sniffing out sinus relief - Harvard Health (article)

Chronic sinusitis strikes when inflammation leads to swelling within the lining of the sinuses. This can interfere with normal drainage, cause mucus buildup, and make it hard to breathe through the nose. Over-the-counter treatments and home remedies ...

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Two types of drugs you may want to avoid for the sake of your brain - Harvard Health

Two types of drugs you may want to avoid for the sake of your brain - Harvard Health (article)

Benzodiazepines and drugs with strong anticholinergic effects have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease in people who take them. Higher doses and longer use were associated with higher risk. There are several alternatives to both types.

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Self-help steps to get through hemorrhoid flare-ups - Harvard Health

Self-help steps to get through hemorrhoid flare-ups - Harvard Health (article)

A number of self-help steps can reduce the pain and discomfort of hemorrhoids. Getting more fiber, either with food alone or by adding a fiber supplement, helps to prevent straining, pain, and bleeding. Off-the-shelf creams and suppositories can ease...

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Beating high blood pressure with food - Harvard Health

Beating high blood pressure with food - Harvard Health (article)

A healthy diet that includes poultry, fish, whole grains, vegetables and fruits, nuts, legumes, low-fat dairy products, and unsaturated fats can help control high blood pressure.

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Drinking a little alcohol early in pregnancy may be okay - Harvard Health Blog

Drinking a little alcohol early in pregnancy may be okay - Harvard Health Blog (article)

Small amounts of alcohol in early pregnancy may not risk the mother’s health and the health of their babies as much as previously believed.

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Drug Expiration Dates — Do They Mean Anything? - Harvard Health

Drug Expiration Dates — Do They Mean Anything? - Harvard Health (article)

The big question is, do pills expire? With a splitting headache, you reach into your medicine cabinet for some aspirin only to find the stamped expiration date on the medicine bottle is more than a year out of date. So, does medicine expire? Do you t...

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Ketogenic diet: Is the ultimate low-carb diet good for you? - Harvard Health Blog

Ketogenic diet: Is the ultimate low-carb diet good for you? - Harvard Health Blog (article)

Ketogenic diets may have some benefits but are controversial. At the very least, it’s difficult to stick with and could cause other health issues.

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Common anticholinergic drugs like Benadryl linked to increased dementia risk - Harvard Health Blog

Common anticholinergic drugs like Benadryl linked to increased dementia risk - Harvard Health Blog (article)

Long-term use of anticholinergic drugs like Benadryl, some antidepressants, and others has been linked to increased risk of developing dementia.

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How much calcium do you really need? - Harvard Health

How much calcium do you really need? - Harvard Health (article)

A daily intake of 500 to 700 milligrams of calcium plus 800 to 1,000 IU of vitamin D is enough to preserve bone density. It’s best to get calcium through diet rather than supplements, but vitamin D supplements are fine.

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Popular heartburn drug ranitidine recalled: What you need to know and do - Harvard Health Blog

Popular heartburn drug ranitidine recalled: What you need to know and do - Harvard Health Blog (article)

The maker of a generic version of ranitidine, a heartburn medication taken by millions, announced that it is recalling all of its products sold in the US because of the discovery of low levels of a probable carcinogen in these products.

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Best glucosamine and chondroitin supplement
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Best glucosamine and chondroitin supplement

WebMD reviews some of the dietary supplements people use to relieve arthritis pain and inflammation.

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Polyunsaturated fat needs
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Polyunsaturated fat needs

Why are trans fats bad for you, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats good for you, and saturated fats somewhere in-between? For years, fat was a four-letter word. We were urged to banish it from our diets whenever possible. We switched to low-fat...

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Fatphobia
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Fatphobia

Neither of these social phenomena are going to be cured overnight. Weight stigma and fatphobia need to be heard about, acknowledged, and challenged. Here are a couple of easy ways in which you can join the fight

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Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
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Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero

Iranian Protests - Target Of Opportunity Or Necessity? "From the moment reports of protests in Iran surfaced I was skeptical of the narrative. It only makes sense to be. So many things are coming together in the first half of 2018 that the timing of these protests warrants scrutiny." Top 5 Stories Buried Or Deliberately Ignored By Mainstream Media In 2017 As public trust in the mainstream media continues to fall to a new all-time low each year, it may come as no surprise that the same outle

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