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An Unpredictable Virus

Strategies for defending against the current and probable future ones.

January 17, 2022

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Infrared Saunas: An Update

It’s a new year, and our well-being reporter begins a new series to answer readers’ questions.

January 10, 2022

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The Science of Spicy Peppers

The chemistry of capsaicin for treating pain.

January 3, 2022

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‘Tis Covid Season–Again

Choosing how to proceed over the holidays depends on your anxiety levels vs. your needs.

December 20, 2021

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Seeing Faces in Unusual Places

Audio and visual pareidolia results from the brain’s tendency to seek patterns.

December 13, 2021

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Electrifying Exercise

EMS workouts use electricity to tone muscle.

December 6, 2021

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Follow Your Dreams

Nightmares give us an important opportunity to practice courage.

November 29, 2021

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Gallbladder Disease or IBS?

The two have similar symptoms, which can lead to misdiagnoses.

November 22, 2021

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A Therapy With Lots of Sting

The jury is out on whether treating infections, etc., with bee venom has any benefits.

November 15, 2021

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Common Chemicals: They’re Dangerous

Beware ingredients in pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers.

November 8, 2021

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Autoimmune Disease: A Dramatic Rise

Long Covid and CFS patients report symptoms similar to those with autoimmune disease.

November 1, 2021

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What’s Causing ‘Havana Syndrome?’

The two dominant theories are microwave weapons and functional neurological disorder.

October 25, 2021

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What Makes Biologics Unique

Everything (almost) you need to know about this new type of medication.

October 18, 2021

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Addiction: Avoiding the Stigma

Substance abuse is a brain disorder, not a personality failing, as claimed by Purdue Pharma, makers of Oxycontin.

October 11, 2021

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Adult ADHD

Lack of focus is a telltale symptom of this disorder.

October 4, 2021

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Parkinson’s Disease: The Risk Factors

PD is on the rise among all ages. Researchers explore a possible link between the disease and Covid-19.

September 27, 2021

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Coping With Covid Stress

Therapeutic treatments like EMDR can help but so can more accessible strategies, such as having a mantra and placing ice packs on your face.

September 20, 2021

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The Kissing Bug Disease

Chagas is on the list of “diseases of poverty,” which includes tuberculosis, HIV and malaria.

September 13, 2021

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