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Listen to Your Thyroid
By Amy Myers, MD
This little gland can make or break your health and well-being.
By Courtney Helgoe
Experts say 2017 will be a high-risk year for Lyme disease. Here’s what to do about it.
Lyme Disease Summit
By Casie Leigh Lukes
Three ways I’m looking at Lyme and tick-borne diseases differently now.
Statins May Reduce Effectiveness of Flu Vaccines
By Craig Cox
Two new studies suggest cholesterol-lowering drugs could affect immune response.
Drop of Blood
By Michael Dregni
The new VirScan test may be used to create vaccines, track disease outbreaks — and more.
By Craig Cox
A new study finds that the older your gut, the more inflammation you may have.
Super greens
By Matthew Kadey
Packed with phytonutrients, supergreens detox, nourish, and heal. Here’s how you can get more of them into your life.
By Catherine Guthrie
Strategies to repair your leaky gut at home.
catching a cold faq
By Experience Life Staff
Recent statistics on the common cold.
By Pamela Weintraub
Science has now confirmed that our thoughts and emotions have very real physiological consequences. What does this mean for medicine in the 21st century? Among other things, that many potions of choice might be produced by our minds and delivered without prescription drugs.
By Pamela Weintraub
The microbiome is made up of trillions of organisms that live on and within you. And they can make or break your health.
Ways to fight cancer
By Pamela Weintraub
Integrative oncology enhances conventional treatment strategies. And its lessons could help more of us avoid cancer entirely.
Cup of tea on books
By Heidi Wachter
Intrepid staffer Heidi Wachter completes her first detox diet, and shares the ups, downs and life-altering lessons.
green tea
By Heidi Wachter
A look at a typical day's meal plan during Heidi Wachter's elimination diet.
Pilar Gerasimo
By Pilar Gerasimo
Pilar Gerasimo on how clearing things out — your diet, your home, your heart — can provide a fresh start.
green pills
By Experience Life Staff
The Experience Life editor in chief discusses good sources of naturally occurring probiotics.
potato chips
By Experience Life Staff
Researchers show that eating processed junk food regularly is the highest cause of tissue inflammation.
By Catherine Guthrie
Your guide to making the most of your body’s beneficial bugs — for gut health, immunity, metabolism and more.
By Pamela Weintraub
New science shows that sleep is essential to our mental and physical health — and most of us aren’t getting enough.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
A bad cold virus is circulating, so senior editor Courtney Lewis Opdahl gives her immune system a boost.
blood tests and results
By Erin Peterson
Direct-to-consumer lab testing gives us a chance to see our biochemical realities more clearly — sometimes with surprising results.
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