Flu may be spread just by breathing

It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a new University of Maryland-led study released today. People commonly believe that they can catch the flu by exposure to droplets Read More

Surviving Cold and Flu Season

When cold and flu season strikes, millions of Americans find themselves coughing, sneezing, congested, aching, uncomfortable and sometimes, downright miserable. The widespread prevalence of these symptoms sweeps the country each year and affects people of Read More

Vitamin deficiency in later life

One in two persons aged 65 and above has suboptimal levels of vitamin D in the blood. This is the conclusion of an investigation conducted by researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum M’nchen, as part of Read More

Meditation Improves Mind-Body DNA

What is the first thing that comes to mind for achieving optimal wellness? Sure, there are many factors to consider, but most people don’t put meditation at the top of the list for physical health Read More

9 Foods to Kickstart Your Immune System

Everyone’s always saying what an amazingly efficient immune system we have, but if that’s true, why do we catch colds in the winter or suffer from allergies in the spring? The answer lies in ourselves. Read More

5 Toxins That Weaken Your Immune System

An underappreciated aspect of immune health may be exposure to toxins. But the conversation on immunity cannot be limited to the ingestion of vegetables vs. sugar or wearing a mask vs. not wearing a mask. Read More

4 Reasons to take Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry syrup comes from the dried flowers and berries of the European elder tree (Sambucus nigra). The flowers and berries are also made into extracts, teas, pills and even gummies. The dark purple berries of Read More

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