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Lavender: More Benefits Than Just Relaxation

Lavender Field

The plant, Lavender, has developed a well-deserved reputation as a sleep aid. In fact, when my first child was born, I got her a sheep stuffed with lavender. You were supposed to put the sheep in the microwave and warm

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The Unique Features Offered by Siemens Hearing Aids

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Digital hearing aids have revolutionized the way individuals suffering from hearing loss are able to hear. All companies that specialize in producing them have come up with their own models and styles. There are plenty of hearing devices obtainable in

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Do Very Low Calorie Diets Work?

Very low calorie diets

As fad or celebrity diets come and go, very low calorie diets seem to have the staying power that other diets do not. Why is this? Well, simply put they work. Very low calorie diets (VLCD) are not extreme life

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Getting Treatment for Depression

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Depression is a surprisingly common mental illness which affects millions of people at some point in their lives. It can be mild, moderate and severe, and can be caused by a number of things, including a traumatic event or relationship

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No More Waiting for a Second Chance at Life with Omron

Kuya Kim with Omron Blood Pressure Monitor

We only have one heart, and only one life. If there’s one person who understands the importance of living life to the fullest, it’s Kuya Kim Atienza. The Filipino television host, actor, and weatherman suffered a stroke over two years

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June 21 is National Wellness Day

National Wellness Day

Did you know that 9 of the 10 leading causes of death in the Philippines are health related? And did you also know that just by eating better, making small lifestyle changes and doing moderate activity on most days of

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How to Fix a Deviated Septum

A deviated septum is a condition where the bone and cartilage that splits the nostrils in two (the septum) is off center. It is estimated that up to 80% of us have uneven nostrils. Most of us are probably unaware

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Mandatory heart screenings for student athletes needed?

An enlarged heart isn’t uncommon for competitive athletes. In fact, one non-pathological condition of a sportsman’s heart is aptly called Athletic Heart. Athletic heart is a physiological condition in which heart enlarges through (extreme) physical training such as aerobic exercise

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