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Over the Counter Pain Killers & Heart Failure??

Living with pain can be debilitating for many, and for those who suffer everyday, sometimes over the counter medications (specifically NSAIDS - like advil) are the only things keeping them going. Unfortunately, new research is suggesting that these over the counter medications may not always be our best option long-term. A well known caution of long term ...

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Dietary Fibre For MORE Than Just Digestion?

Fibre has always been known as that tasteless gunk, that keeps us regular. We drink it because our doctor says we should, but what if it could do so much more? So lets break it down. There are two types of fibre, soluble and insoluble. Soluble is responsible for bulking up your stool, slowing the digestion of food, and can help you feel fuller for longer. ...

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Why You May Want to Think Twice Before Taking Those Antibiotics

Antibiotics definitely have their place in treating many stubborn bacterial infections, however prescribing them when they are not necessary (eg. in a viral infection), or overprescribing them can have detrimental effects which include creating stronger more resistant bugs as well as killing good bacteria in the gut which is essential to a healthy immune sy ...

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Cockroaches & Antibiotic Resistance

  Of course cockroaches get a bad rap (I don't like them much either, YUCK), but apparently we may need them more than we think! According to scientists, cockroach brains contain powerful antibiotic properties which may be able to be used in our current antibiotic resistant world! Due to the unsanitary environment these critters live in, it would ...

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