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Just another sugary snack: Yogurt increases risk of tooth decay in children; experts say snacking in general is bad for dental health

Yogurt is now starting to be seen as a not so healthy option. The problem lies in the food itself. The snacks we give children is high in sugar and not the healthy thing we think it is. Add that into eating habits, as in children who snack more than sit down and eat regular […]

Maintaining adequate levels of vitamin D can be a challenge; research suggests eating fortified foods

Vitamin D can be a problem to maintain. This is especially true as people are cutting back on sun exposure, not only in the winter months, but throughout the year as they put on sunblock. Fortified foods might be the solution, giving people more options for getting the vitamin and solving and malnutrition problems that […]

A flavonoid found in guava and Osage orange has antioxidant properties that can reduce inflammation and improve “neurological deficits”

Flavonoid Morin – a powerful agent in the treatment of ischemic stroke discovered by A study carried out by a team of researchers from Binzhou City Central Hospital and the Harbin Medical University. The flavonoid morin which is found in guava and Osage orange, contained antioxidant properties that can lessen inflammation and improve neurological deficits […]

Make your DOG your workout buddy: Fitness instructor has developed an exercise routine for you AND your best friend

Dogs are perfect workout buddies. They love to exercise and will bond with you outside. Start off slowly and see how the animal reacts to what you are doing. Some breeds aren’t designed for long runs, like those with short legs. Short snout dogs fall into that category due to breathing problems. Overall finding a […]

Homewood coach gets new kidney from one of his runners

A coach in the Chicago area was recently given the gift of life from one of his runners. The coach’s kidney function had dropped to almost 15% and was failing quickly so a miracle was needed. The runner was inspired since he knew how much running changed his life and he wanted to make sure […]

Essential oil from the bark of Mexico’s “paradise tree” found to have antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that support wound healing

Essential oil that is from the bark of Mexico’s paradise tree has been found to have antimicrobial as well as antibacterial properties that help wound healing. There are many different medical discoveries that are reported all of the time and there are still some individuals who rely on the wonder of folk medicine. Key Takeaways: […]

A new kind of magic mushroom: New sustainable material made of mushrooms can provide housing, food security, water filtration

Mushrooms are not only delicious in a risotto, but can also be used as building blocks for a house. The cellulose within mushrooms, that indigestible portion of the cap and stem, are the new components of these bricks. They are light weight and once dried and sanitized, they work very similarly to wood, which is […]

No fly zone: A look at bug repellant clothing

Bug repellent clothing is something that many people are interested in. Insect bites impact thousands of people across America every single year. Insect repellent clothing may help out a lot of people that deal with insect bites a lot. This kind of clothing is made for people that are outdoors a lot. Key Takeaways: Insect […]

Donated blood keeping 5-year-old Rochester Hills boy ‘Stephen…

A five year old boy within the past year was diagnosed with neuroblastoma which effects children under age five. After developing TMA from chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants, he had to receive red blood cell and platelet transfusions. Without this blood and platelet transfusions he would have died. This is why it is very crucial […]

Research shows acupuncture can be more effective than medication for indigestion

There is research that shows acupuncture can be a lot better for you and a lot more effective for indigestion than medication is. Acupuncture has been around for many thousands of years. It originated in Ancient China. Western medicine was not always inclusive of acupuncture. Acupuncture is a well known form of treatment around the […]

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