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Dr. Manny Alvarez
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Getting pregnant isn’t always easy, but there are ways to give yourself a fertility boost when trying to conceive. I recently spoke with Dr. Pina LoGuidice from InnerSource Health on Long Island, N.Y. It’s important to become healthy the year…
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Finding Zika Virus natural protection options is a question asked by many as the Zika virus, continues to grow as a concern for Americans, is at the forefront of many travelers’ minds as we head into the summer months. There is currently no vaccine…
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One of the most common ailments that will affect all of us at one point or another is stress, and your strategy for controlling stress levels will make all the difference in your life. One of our readers, Addison, recently sent us the following question:…
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Doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey confirmed Tuesday the birth of a child suffering from Zika virus linked microcephaly, a condition wherein the child’s brain and head are partially developed. The mother, who is 31 but whose…
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What is Zika virus? Zika virus was first discovered in 1947 and named after the Zika forest in Uganda. The first human cases of Zika were detected in 1952, but until last year there had been only isolated outbreaks occurring mainly in tropical locales.…
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As research unfolds, we learn more and more about the damaging effects that the Zika virus has on the developing brain, and the danger it poses to couples trying to conceive. We also know that it has been linked to another paralyzing disease in adults…
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Menstruation is a healthy and normal part of being a woman. The arrival of one’s first period marks the change from girlhood to womanhood and is what makes it possible for women to become pregnant. However, today, more and more women are choosing to avoid…
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On Thursday, friends, family and fans of the late Prince, born as Prince Nelson Rogers, mourned the pop icon’s death, which has devastated generations of music lovers but so far has remained a mystery to us all. Prince was 57. Most of us know the late…
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The American College of Sports Medicine recently estimated that almost 68 percent of the U.S. population is overweight or obese. That’s 2 out of 3 people! What can we do to combat this health epidemic? It’s been well documented how consistent physical…
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  Flotation therapy, or Floating, is one of the latest alternative medicine trends, and it works by depriving the senses to ease stress and aches. Over the past few years, more businesses that offer the therapy have emerged, and some companies are now…
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