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BENEFITS OF DRINKING LEMON WATER

Lemon is categorized as a plant, and its properties are often used to make medicine. According to the experts, lemon is used to treat scurvy, a condition caused by not having enough vitamin C. Lemon is also known for being effective in treating the common cold and flu, H1N1 (swine) flu, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), Meniere’s disease and kidney ...

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An aspirin a day for your health?

A daily low-dose aspirin may help prevent stroke and certain cancers, but the therapy carries certain risks you’ll want to discuss with your physician. It used to be that you would reach for an aspirin only if you had a headache or an achy joint, but current research shows that low doses of the drug may reduce your risk of ...

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Obscure Vomiting Illness Linked to Long-Term Pot Use

The rare syndrome can affect people who smoke many times a day, over a lengthy period Credit: pabloborca Getty Images For 17 years, Chalfonte LeNee Queen suffered periodic episodes of violent retching and abdominal pain that would knock her off her feet for days, sometimes leaving her writhing on the floor in pain. “I’ve screamed out for death,” said Queen, 48, who ...

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Trump Administration Halts Program That Evaluates Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Therapies

The initiative was terminated without any replacement offerings set up in its place   Credit: Getty Images The Trump administration has abruptly halted work on a highly regarded program to help physicians, families, and others separate effective “evidence-based” treatments for substance abuse and behavioral health problems from worthless interventions. The program, called the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, was ...

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Mom’s Got Abs: A Practical Look at How to Lose Baby Weight

What does fitness mean? That’s a big question. And sometimes a forgotten question. Folks realize they’re out of shape and/or overweight, decide they need to do something about it, and rattle off a random goal. “I’m going to drop 50 pounds.” “I’m going to run a half-marathon.” YOU’RE NOT GONNA GET ANYWHERE IF YOU’RE NOT LIFTING SOMETHING. YOU NEED TO ...

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Want to Burn More Calories? Add This to Your Fat Loss Plan

Fat loss has an identity crisis — and you’re the one suffering from all the confusion. While the “rules” of fat loss and crushing calories are not overly complex, there’s a reason why the number of overweight people continues to swell. It’s the same reason you struggle to lose the first 20 pounds — or the last 10 standing between ...

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The Mystery of Squat Form: How Low Should You Go, Really?

  You know that you should squat. Everyone—and every fitness magazine and website, ever—tells you that. And with good reason. Sitting down and standing up is one of the most basic movements in life. And from a training perspective, just about everything from your fingertips down to your toes works has to work hard to make a squat happen. That’s a recipe ...

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The End of Shoulder Pain

If you’ve reached this article, you’ve likely done so for one of two reasons. You have shoulder pain and want to do something about it. The discomfort could be acute (“Ouch! I did something and now my shoulder hurts.”) and only occur when you perform certain moves, or it could be chronic like an achy soreness. Or… Your shoulders don’t hurt, and ...

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