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Six Steps to Building a Strong Immune System

Posted on Tue, Jul 21, 2015

We all know that having a healthy immune system is critical to having a healthy and full life. But the reality is that most of us really don’t understand the complexities of our immune system and how it can be easily impacted by small day-to-day decisions.

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Tags: immune system, AHCC

You’ll Never Believe this One Trick Boosts Your Immune System

Posted on Tue, Jun 30, 2015

You’re sitting in the waiting room at your doctor’s office for a routine check-up, when a mother walks in, toting her visibly ill child. While looking at her child might make you reach for the hand-sanitizer—after all, no one likes being in enclosed spaces with contagious people—seeing her sick child might actually be good for you.

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Tags: immune system, AHCC, cytokines

Preventative Surgery: Is It Really Worth It?

Posted on Thu, Jun 04, 2015

On Tuesday, March 24th, Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed column for The New York Times, in which she announced that she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to decrease her risk of ovarian cancer. This news comes two years after she announced that she had a double mastectomy, a decision she made due to her high risk of breast cancer.

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Make the Most Out of Your Celebrations

Posted on Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Dinner out. Theatre tickets.  Dancing.  These are universal gifts and symbols of love and happiness. Whether it’s for a special birthday, a milestone accomplished, the coming together with good friends, or just your standard Friday night “date night” - there is nothing quite like getting out to celebrate. 

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4 Ways on How to Live Happily and Healthy with your Family

Posted on Thu, Mar 12, 2015

During the month of February, our thoughts are typically with our loved ones.  It seemed that everywhere you went last month, you saw red cards, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and beautiful bouquets of flowers. While these gifts are a great way to show your loved ones how important they are to you - what if you could give them an even better gift?

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Does Being Cold Give you the Cold?

Posted on Mon, Feb 23, 2015

It’s kind of like clockwork, as the cool winter weather arrives so do the sniffles, coughing, sore throats, and sneezing. Why does this happen? It’s no secret that the common cold is a conundrum for doctors and researchers - but a recent study is shedding some light on why we’re more likely to catch a cold in the winter than in the summer. 

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6 Ways to Help Treat Cold and Flu Naturally

Posted on Tue, Jan 27, 2015

Sneezing. Coughing. Achy joints. Fevers. Chills. Headaches. Sore throat. Trouble sleeping. Fatigue.

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Tags: treat cold and flu naturally, natural treatment to cold and flu

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System

Posted on Tue, Jan 20, 2015

It probably seems like everyone around you is sneezing, coughing, sniffling and generally feeling unwell. Once again, we’re deep in the middle of a tough cold and flu season. This season in particular is a tough one with the flu shot having just a 23% effectiveness rate and lots of us contracting colds and flus that are lasting longer than normal.

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Tags: strengthen immune system; immune system; ahcc

HPV: Misconceptions and Misunderstandings

Posted on Fri, Dec 19, 2014

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common virus but, it is one that is still not widely understood or openly discussed. Because this virus is more common than most people realize, it’s important that teens, young adults, parents and the general public have a clear understanding of HPV.

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Tags: hpv, natural treatment for hpv

Understanding HPV

Posted on Mon, Dec 15, 2014

Awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV) is on the rise, but so many of us don't really understand the facts about this sexually transmitted disease. While there have been extensive public campaigns to highlight how common this sexually transmitted disease is, most people who are at-risk don’t have the information they need to protect themselves.

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Tags: hpv, natural treatment for hpv, human papillomavirus