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Get Outside And Play!

Recreational activities can improve the health and well-being of most everyone, play is a powerful thing! When you're playing in the sun, it's important not to forget UV protection.

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Hemp In The Opioid Crisis
It’s important to focus on the things we can control rather than what we cannot. When it comes to health and wellness, there are many things we at least can have some control over. What does that look like for you?
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Chemical Attraction: The Science of Love
Love is in the brain of the beholder. Literally. It’s measurable in brain chemical levels and visible on imaging technology. Knowing where love is brings scientists closer to understanding what it is. Discoveries are helping develop treatments for sexual dysfunction, mental illness and addiction.
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How to Choose the Right At-Home Lab Test: Comparing Sample Types

Dried blood spot (DBS) testing is the game-changer that clinicians and researchers had hoped it would be when it was first introduced in 1913. It has expanded disease prevention and control efforts worldwide and more recently into your home.

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How To Give Yourself A Shot

Giving yourself an injection is not as hard or intimidating as it may seem. But it does need to be done correctly. You want to prevent bruising, deliver the medication to the right place and avoid infection. Here's a step by step guide how to give yourself a subcutaneous injection.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Choices: Fast Facts
With two COVID-19 vaccines already out, discussion has shifted from "what" and "when" to "will" and "which" ... as in, "Will you take it?" and "Which one will you get?" If you take the vaccine may be up to you but whether you get to choose could depend on where you live, your age, and other complex logistics.
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COVID-19 Vaccines Explained
Two vaccines in use are the first of their kind. All but one of the others next in line also use novel technology. The science involves DNA, RNA, nanoparticles and others viruses to enter into cells. What does 2021 have in store?
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Live Longer, Better. How Men Can Do It.
Why do men have shorter lifespans than women? Science says women’s additional x chromosome gives them an edge. And estrogen, naturally higher in women, protects the heart. "What can I do about that?" you ask. "I can’t change my genes and estrogen therapy isn't in the cards." You’re exactly right. But there are some simple things you can do.
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3 Products You Won't Believe Are FSA/HSA Eligible
Enjoy it when your skin is glowing and your libido is thriving? How about when your mind and body are balanced? OK, questions with obvious answers. What you may not know is that being your healthiest self can bring huge tax breaks.
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Premature Ejaculation Causes And Treatments

An acceptable length of time for a man to orgasm is subjective and between him and his partner. But if it seems too fast and it's causing distress, it could be premature ejaculation (PE). Learn what defines PE, causes and treatments.

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COVID-19 Long-Haul Recovery

Long-lasting and potentially chronic symptoms affecting survivors of even the most mild of COVID-19 cases raises new questions and poses new threats. The emergence of the possible long-hauler - ME/CFS connection may provide useful tips on treatment. Additionally, long-haulers are finding support amongst each other.

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Self-Care vs Self-Medication

Learn how at-home lab tests can help you improve your self-care routine and not cross the line into self-medication.

Self-care means taking an active role in your health through conscious, informed choices to improve your overall well-being.

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What Is Thyroid Disease?

Up to 20 million Americans have a form of thyroid disease, but less than 50% are aware of it. Thyroid illness gives plenty of warnings but they can be mistaken for other issues, especially low estrogen or testosterone. Learn about this important endocrine gland and get started on your path to better health!

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Thyroid Function Tests Explainer

Thyroid tests evaluate the health and function of the thyroid. They use either blood, urine or both to measure thyroid hormone levels, help identify antibodies, nodules, cancer or inflammation. Gain a better understanding of how the test works, what results mean and if you might have thyroid dysfunction.

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Your Power To Fight COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are on the rise after the country had managed to Flatten the Curve. It's time to revisit what we did then and what we can do now. Coronavirus: How you can Think Globally & Act Locally to help stop the spread.

Updated July 9, 2020.

Originally published March 23, 2020.

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Hemp FAQs

Learn about the latest research and benefits of hemp for humans and dogs, cats and horses. Hemp has grabbed the attention of researchers and the medical community because over 100 phytocannabinoids have been discovered in hemp. Phytocannabinoids are thought to be similar to endocannabinoids and potentially help boost the body’s natural supply.

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COVID-19 Updates: Returning to "Normal," New Insight & Interactive Resources

COVID-19 Updates: New treatments, vaccine hopes and clues into blood serum changes caused by the virus may help steer medical attention to patients most likely to suffer severe infections. Meanwhile, you're trying to get out and about. What you need to know.

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Masks For Another 2 Years? Experts Say Yes Until Vaccine Is Ready & Administered

Masks may be around for at least another 12-18 months until the threat of COVID-19 is eradicated or contained with a vaccine. Learn why high-quality masks for you and your family are important and how you can use the "sniff test" to find out if you have the real thing or a fake.

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Disinfect Your Home & Clear Your Head
Disinfect Your Home & Clear Your Head
Learn the benefits of acceptance and why it's especially important while the US slowly reopens. Plus, tips to help you remain vigilant against COVID-19 AND relax.
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Boost Your Innate & Adaptive Immunity
Under ordinary circumstances, stress, hormonal imbalance, and busy schedules test your immunity daily. Imagine what it's up against during these extraordinary times. Learn the roles of innate and acquired immunity and what you can do to protect yourself.
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FDA Approves Chinese KN95 Respirators
FDA Approves Chinese KN95 Respirators
You now have expanded access to N95-quality masks from China. They're called KN95s. They're not new to the US market of COVID-19 respirators but their expanded legitimacy is, and that's an important detail.
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How To Stay Active During The Pandemic
How To Stay Active During The Pandemic
You're home. When you're not trying to fend off coronavirus, you're probably trying to fend off boredom. Sitting on your rump is tempting. Resist the urge! Learn how to keep your immunity strong by staying active during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.
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COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Orders
COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Orders
Stay-At-Home orders are serious. They protect you and your community from the COVID-19 spread. Break the orders and you could be fined up to $5,000 and spend a year in jail. Not sure what the rules are in your state? Find out.
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COVID-19 Mask Advisory Issued
COVID-19 Mask Advisory Issued
The CDC is expected to change its stance and advise everyone to cover their mouth and nose in public with a cloth mask. Up to 25% of infected people may be asymptomatic and spreading the virus without knowing it.
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New COVID-19/Viral Consults & Medication
New COVID-19/Viral Consults & Medication
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, MintRx has added live, two-way video doctor’s visits to treat anyone* concerned they may be infected with the coronavirus or other virus.
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COVID-19 Discoveries
Knowledge is power. Stay up to date and informed about the COVID-19 pandemic.
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What's Your Love Language?
No matter how you feel about Valentine's Day, one thing is for sure, you want to be loved. Give and get love using our crash course in The 5 Love Languages.
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Super Bowl LIV Health Inspirations
While you're enjoying the 2020 Super Bowl, ask yourself why you look up to your heroes (besides their huge salaries and other perks). Read our blog and pick up life tips to champion your health and mental well-being.
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Study Reverses Biological Age by 2.5 Years with HGH, DHEA and Metformin Cocktail
Scientists use Metformin and DHEA to counteract dangers of high glucose and insulin-resistance associated with Human Growth Hormone (HGH) injections.
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Turn On Your ECS With Hemp

Research on cannabinoids found in hemp and our body may prove that the keys to health and happiness do lie within. The question now is how to access all those keys. Learn about full-spectrum hemp oil and our Endocannabinoid System (ECS) for the answer.

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Fighting The Opioid Crisis With Cannabinoids
Studies reveal the astonishing success of cannabinoids helping opioid addicts overcome their crisis. Why is this important? 214 million prescriptions for opioids were written in 2016 across the US — a rate of 66.5 prescriptions per 100 people.
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