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The Health Benefits of Garlic

Garlic is an herb best known for flavoring food, but its well-researched health benefits have been gaining it attention for centuries.

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The Despair of Chronic Illness

Moments of despair will follow you through life wherever you go. It’s your choice on whether or not you let them take you out of the game. Rising above the despair brings so much strength with it.

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Essential Tremor or Parkinson’s Disease?

Essential Tremor is characterized by uncontrollable shaking in the hands or forearms. It usually affects the hands, arms, head, larynx or voice box, tongue and chin. It can affect other areas, but it usually does not affect the lower body.

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Understanding Chronic Pain

Everyone knows that if you smash your finger in a car door that you are going to experience intense pain. Fortunately the pain will eventually stop and the wound will heal. Those who suffer from chronic pain are unable to gain permanent relief from their pain.

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Finding The Humor in Chronic Illness

People think that if you are able to have a sense of humor about your illness then you must not be that sick. We live in these broken bodies every day and trust me when we malfunction it’s so much easier to laugh than cry. It’s a coping skill you develop over time.

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The Devastating Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common cause of the progressive loss of intellectual abilities, know as dementia. It is a devastating and incurable disease that chiefly affects the elderly. It is already a major public health problem and it will become an even greater problem as the number and proportion of the elderly population increases.

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Pet Health Advice: Decoding Pet Food Claims to Find The Ideal Nutrition for Your Furry Family Member

Pet food labels can be terribly confusing for consumers. Looking for three key things can help you find a quality pet food so you can feel confident that your cat or dog is getting the proper nutrition they need to live a long, healthy life.

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Health Advice: Tips for Daily Sun Safety This Summer [Infographic]

Check out these tips from Olay and The Skin Cancer Foundation.

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Health News: Share Your Health History – Start a New Tradition at Your Family Reunion

Talking about health history at family reunions can be challenging. Having a strategy for difficult conversations can help guide the discussion and make it a meaningful and productive experience. This article presents some tips for getting a one-on-one conversation started at your next family reunion.

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What Do Women Want for Permanent Birth Control Options? [Infographic]

To take a quiz about determining your “right size” and for tips on how to speak with your partner about family size, and your doctor about your options, visit www.familysizematters.com.

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