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Coconut oil gets a lot of hype. Traditionally a cooking oil, over the past few years many have touted it as a “super food” for treating everything from high cholesterol to promoting luscious hair and glowing...

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Like people, food allergies can occur in pets at almost any age. Just like in humans, allergic response in cats and dogs is triggered when the immune system responds negatively to specific proteins during...

Breathe: The Benefits of Meditation on Health

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