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Irish Moss: The Superfood of the Sea

The seaweed Chondrus crispus, a red algae otherwise known as Irish moss, is a little known superfood that grows along the Atlantic coast of North America and parts of Europe. What does this have to do with superfoods? And why is it so GR8? I myself had never heard of...
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All Your Frequently Asked Questions About Generic Drugs

As you walk through the drugstore or supermarket looking for the right over-the-counter medication to treat your cold, allergies, or stomach ache, you may become overwhelmed with the options. You see brand names that you're familiar with, store brands that you may recognize, and bottles that note the active ingredient....
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Guided Breathing Practice to Lower Blood Pressure [Video]

If you are at risk for heart disease or have chronic high blood pressure, guided slow breathing practices may help. According to Harvard Medical School, many individuals find that deep breathing reduces blood pressure, lowers their heart rate, and helps them to feel more calm. We know that stress poses...
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The Transparent Guide on Generic Medications

Are you a true believer in generic medications? If you're not, do you know why? You may be affected by the brand influence on medication, or you may have questions regarding the difference between generic and name-brand drugs. Both of these are valid sentiments. We're here to provide a transparent...
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10 Life Hacks to Organize Everything Neatly [Slideshow]

There are life hacks that every homeowner should know, and how to organize everything neatly is definitely one of them. We all know what it's like, rushing around in the morning trying to find everything you need to get out the door. Or, scrambling around looking for things in the...
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Is It Time to Stop Promoting College as the Route to Success?

Growing up I was told that if I worked hard enough and studied as hard as I could that I could go to any college I wanted. I remember being told this as young as maybe 8 years old, and the theme continued throughout my life. And I believed it....
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Understanding Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy

While a woman can't have an actual period while pregnant, there are common causes of bleeding during pregnancy. It is typically light bleeding, though it can be mistaken for a normal period, especially during early pregnancy. Some women do claim to have periods while they are pregnant. But according to...