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How Does Alcohol Tolerance Change as We Age?

By Mo Perry
As we get older, we process alcohol less efficiently. Here's why.
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Is It COVID-19, the Flu, a Common Cold, or Seasonal Allergies?

By Michael Dregni
How to tell them apart during influenza season and the ongoing pandemic.
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What Are the Health Effects of Moderate Alcohol Consumption?

By Mo Perry
Alcohol seems to affect us all differently — and even affect our own bodies differently over time. Here are answers to some of your questions about booze and the body.
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PUMPING IRONY: Prescription for Disaster?

By Craig Cox
The approval of a controversial Alzheimer’s drug has triggered a major increase in monthly Medicare premiums — and fresh concerns about the program’s solvency. I’m hoping it also sparks some new thinking about prescription-drug pricing.
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Good Eats for All: How to Navigate the Holidays With Dietary Restrictions

By Julie Dulude
Based on learnings from her own healing journey, best-selling cookbook author Danielle Walker shares tips for enjoying seasonal gatherings when dealing with food intolerances or allergies.
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Can Massage Soothe Pain?

By Mo Perry
Massage can lower cortisol levels and enhance dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin, all of which helps with pain relief.
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The Connection Between Sugar and Cancer Metabolism

By Catherine Guthrie
Sugar is the top food to avoid when it comes to cancer, according to an integrative oncologist at the University of California San Francisco.
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11 Massage Modalities

By Mo Perry
From acupressure to myofascial release to trigger-point therapy, here are various forms of massage — and what they are good for.
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Foods to Eat — and Avoid — During Cancer Treatment

By Catherine Guthrie
Use nutrition to help protect — and fortify — a weakened immune system during cancer treatment.
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Can Massage Help Relieve Headaches?

By Mo Perry
Shiatsu-style massage and craniosacral therapy can help with chronic headaches.
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4 Foods to Wake Up Taste Buds During Cancer Treatment

By Catherine Guthrie
Nourishing yourself while undergoing treatment can be tricky. These foods might help whet your appetite.
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Fit for Life: You’re Never Too Old to Get Moving

By Michael Dregni
One of our greatest misconceptions is that we reach peak fitness when we're young, and then it’s all downhill. Here are fitness tips for life — no matter your age.
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PUMPING IRONY: Medicate or Meditate?

By Craig Cox
While Alzheimer’s patients wait to see if Biogen’s new drug will someday prove effective — and affordable — researchers continue to make a case for the healing powers of meditation.
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How Massage and Healing Touch Benefit Overall Health

By Mo Perry
Massage can help with pain relief, digestion, and even immunity.
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Can Aducanumab Help Treat Alzheimer’s?

By Michael Dregni
Many scientists and Alzheimer's researchers are not so sure.
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The Benefits of Alkaline Water

By Courtney Helgoe
Research suggests alkaline water may help lower blood pressure and cholesterol and moderate the effects of diabetes.
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Eating Well During Cancer Care

By Catherine Guthrie
Integrative cancer experts offer ways to nourish yourself when food seems less appealing.
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11 Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

By Kim Syrios
Simple steps to clear the air inside your house.
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How to Lower Grilled Meat’s Cancer Risk

By Catherine Guthrie
Adding onions and garlic to a meat marinade may offset the risks of heterocyclic amines.
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5 of Our Favorite Tools for Cold and Allergy Season

By Experience Life Staff
Breathe a little easier with these natural supports for colds and allergies.
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A Calling From Cancer

By Molly Tynjala
When two sisters received back-to-back breast-cancer diagnoses, they developed a virtual system to support each other — and became inspired to do the same for others.
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