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  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    There's no shortage of foods and herbs that help to boost the immune system. "Medicine Hunter" and author Chris Kilham talks in this video about the antioxidant-rich foods and other options that'll help you stay healthy and happy. Read More
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    Take two berries and call me in the morning? "Medicine Hunter" and author Chris Kilham talks in this video about some of the surprising natural sources for pain relief. Read More
  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    Green tea polyphenol catechins are very good for enhancing cardiovascular health, improving immune function and reducing the risk of cancer. Watch "Medicine Hunter" Chris Kilham discuss how green tea catechins are great for wellness and longevity. Read More
  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    To remove some of the extra sodium from capers, you want to take them out of the jar and rinse them off in a strainer before you use them. In this video, "Medicine Hunter" Chris Kilham gives his tips for lowering the amount of salt in capers.  Read More
  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    Capers can help protect the liver, stabilize blood sugar, fight ulcers, and they also have anti-inflammatory and aphrodisiac qualities. Watch "Medicine Hunter" Chris Kilham describe the interesting benefits of including capers in your diet. Read More
  • Chris Kilham - Leverett, MA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
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    To relieve symptoms of dry mouth, you want to take things that make you salivate: some peppermint oil, vinegar, or even lemon/lime juice. In this video, I will explain how these natural remedies help alleviate dry mouth. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research links the virus behind chickenpox and shingles to a blood vessel condition that afflicts the elderly and can sometimes be deadly.

    The study doesn't prove that the so-called varicella zoster virus causes the condition, known as gian...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness meditation may help older adults get a better night's sleep, a small study suggests.

    Researchers found that among 49 older adults with sleep problems, those who learned mindfulness practices started sleeping better within six weeks. I...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga is increasingly popular among U.S. adults and children, two new government surveys reveal.

    One survey found a little less than 6 percent of adult Americans said they had tried yoga, tai chi or qi gong back in 2002, but that figure jumped to ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Delirium is a common and troubling symptom for critically ill hospital patients, and medications are often used to ease the condition. But a new study suggests that non-drug alternatives are available.

    According to the st...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns about potentially dangerous interactions between cancer treatments and herbs and other supplements, most cancer doctors don't talk to their patients about these products, new research found.

    Fewer than h...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Gerontology:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers could be closing in on a "fountain of youth" drug that can delay the effects of aging and improve the health of older adults, a new study suggests.

    Seniors received a significant boost to their immune systems when given a drug that ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Age Management Medicine:

    MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Folks who feel "young at heart" may be more likely to live to a ripe old age, a new British study suggests.

    Seniors who said they felt three or more years younger than their actual age experienced a lower death rate over the course of eight years ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who experience pain and swelling related to their treatment may find relief in acupuncture and exercise, new research suggests.

    In one study, acupuncture helped reduce joint pain by up to 40 percent, said study author Dr. ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Genetic Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The genes of the world's oldest people have been sequenced, but the decoding effort did not reveal any genes strongly linked with an exceptionally long lifespan, scientists report.

    Researchers performed whole-genome sequencing on 17 people olde...Full Article