Topic: Health

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Liberating Female Libido

Many lists will include a good sex life as a positive health habit, touting benefits such as stress-relief, better sleep and heart health. Though it

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Many foot pain problems can be avoided by making simple changes, according to two local podiatrists. We asked Dr. Evan Merrill of Southern Oregon Foot

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Rattler Response

Snakes are some of the most feared creatures on earth. The thought of a puncture by a pair of venomous fangs is enough to send

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Running on Empty

When a 25-year-old male experiences stress, he likely won’t have a major health event as a result. However, if he continues to have ongoing stress

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LISS Exercise

For fitness enthusiasts, choices in how to exercise are nearly unlimited, from outdoor activities to indoor gym routines. While most participants agree that cardio is

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Fear Factors

What scares you? According to a comprehensive study conducted in 2014 by Chapman University in California, there is a one-in-four chance that speaking in public

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Hydrate for Health

In our bodies, water flushes out toxins and transports nutrients to cells. It creates moist environments for our eyes, ears and joints and helps regulate

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The Role of Adaptogens

They may not have used terminology like “adaptogens,” but even the most primitive humans recognized the healthful benefits of indigenous herbs and roots. “The beautiful

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To Pull or Not to Pull?

While it’s often a case of case-by-case, current wisdom about wisdom teeth tends toward removing them. An adult whose wisdom teeth are fully in place

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Tattoo You

Forget what your grandmother said about tattoos being taboo. Body art is mainstream now. A Harris Poll published in February 2012 showed that one in five U.S.

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Sept. 2020 TOC:

  • Take to the River: Social distance on the water
  • Menobelly & Metabolism: Hormone changes and weight gain during menopause
  • Flexible & Functional: How KT tape works with the body to offer support and lessen pain
  • This Little Piggy: With the proper care, guinea pigs can be an endearing home companion
  • Pump Up and Push Through: Pushup variations build upper body strength
  • Mama Mia, Zucchini! 5 ways to enjoy abundant zucchini and summer squash
  • The Skinny on Sweeteners: Choosing natural sugars can have health benefits