Your Guide To Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Around the world, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in honor of the brave cancer survivors and beloved, lost victims of this serious disease, you owe it to yourself and others to take a few minutes to learn what you can do to protect yourself and those you love through early detection, and to find out how to support the search for a cure. Continue Reading…

Yerba Mate: Friend or Enemy?

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Yerba mate tea, like most teas, is known for its health benefits. Teas are generally chock full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, along with being low or no calorie beverages, which is much better than most drinks people choose throughout their day. But studies have shown some surprising links between disease and yerba mate tea in particular. Knowing all the facts about yerba mate tea, like most anything with potential dangers to one’s health, is the best way to be as informed and healthy as possible. Continue Reading…

The 5 Best Ways to Keep Your Lungs Healthy


Lungs are a critical component of the respiratory system; a group of organs and tissues that work together to help you breathe. The main role of the respiratory system is to move fresh air and get waste gasses out of the body. They take in oxygen when you inhale and force out carbon dioxide when you exhale, and play an integral role in maintaining the body’s overall health. We explore five of the best ways to ensure that your lungs are operating at their optimum level now and into the future:

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Innovation Meets Fashion in China as Locals Stay Protected on the Beach

When I was a kid, the world was a much less complicated place. Coca Cola used to advertise that “Coke adds life” and Camel cigarettes made you cool. Kids played outside, rode their bikes without helmets and if it was really hot, we wore a hat. Oh how things have changed.
No longer can Coca Cola safely make its bold claims about the efficacy of its concoctions, and the concept of “Camel man” has been progressively demoted to the point where the primary association of the term nowadays is with arms smugglers in the Hindu Kush. Parents are seen as irresponsible for allowing their kids to touch a bike without a helmet, and in some countries, can even be fined for it.

Coke is good for you. See!

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