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Immune System

Being Bullied Has Major Effect On Health, Monkey Study Shows

Posted 04.10.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/09/2012 03:21 PM EDT on LiveScience The stress of being the new kid on the block may ...

5 Ways To Stay Healthy Before Your Wedding

Ed Park, M.D., M.P.H | Posted 06.06.2012 | Weddings
Ed Park, M.D., M.P.H

Weddings are hectic enough. Nobody wants to feel under the weather on the big day. Brides want to feel beautiful, confident and most of all healthy during this special time! In this piece, I will explain five simple yet powerful things you can do stay healthy before your upcoming wedding.

Your Life Depends on Immune Cells Doing the 'Impossible': Purposeful, Targeted DNA Engineering (Part 2)

James A. Shapiro | Posted 06.03.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

This posting will discuss how further targeted natural genetic engineering refines antibody specificity and directs antibodies to the right place in your body to deal with each infection.

Sex Appeal Study Shows Why Women Pine For Brad Pitt

Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/21/2012 11:39 AM EST on LiveScience Women may drool over George Clooney and Bra...

Catherine Pearson

An All-Natural Immune Booster?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.16.2012 | Healthy Living

It's common knowledge that too little sleep can increase our odds of getting sick, but a new study sheds light on just how direct the connection is. R...

Day Five: Super Bowl XLVI Guilt-Free Cauliflower Breadsticks and Pizza

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

I hate to spoil the naughtiness of faux bread heaven for you, but cauliflower is low in fat and carbs, high in fiber and vitamin C.

How to Keep Your Immune System From Taking Its Own Vacation This Holiday Season

Carolyn Scott | Posted 02.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Scott

Each holiday season, millions of people travel to visit friends and family and kill themselves trying to get to every holiday party, shop till they drop and eat like little piglets. A giant combo for getting sick and feeling miserable all winter long.

5 Ways To Reduce Shopping Stress

Leigh Vinocur, M.D. | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Leigh Vinocur, M.D.

Remember, if your stress is related to debt be strong before you hit the computer for those pre-Black Friday deals or set your alarm for 3 a.m. to be there when the doors open.

4 Immune-Boosting Myths Busted

EatingWell | Posted 01.20.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

There's no better time than the present to talk about immune-boosting myths -- from colds to allergies.

Transform Breast Cancer Awareness Month to Breast Cancer Action Year Round

Carol J. Scott, M.D. | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Carol J. Scott, M.D.

Let's put the question on the table: "Does stress cause cancer?" Here are the details. There is a complex relationship between stress and any health problem.

5 Natural Ways To Boost Immunity For Cold And Flu Season

Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living

By Jim Nicolai, M.D. for YouBeauty Health and beauty can have an inner wholeness and balance that offers resilience against the external pressures ...

Top 12 Most Overrated Careers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

Last week's job report revealed that the unemployment rate stayed stuck above 9 percent for yet another month. As scores of Americans look for work th...

Jennifer Grey's New Role: Educating Chronic Pain Sufferers

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.07.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

When I sat down with Jennifer Grey, I didn't ask about Dirty Dancing. Yet it came up because the year the movie was released (1987) coincided with the car accident that left Grey with whiplash damage and chronic pain.

American Shares Nobel Prize For Medicine For Immune System Discoveries

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 12.03.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Ralph Steinman, a pioneer in understanding how cells fight disease, tried to help his own immune system thwart his pancreatic cancer....

Sex With Neanderthals: The Ultimate Immunity Boost

Priya Malhotra | Posted 11.12.2011 | Chicago
Priya Malhotra

One key contributor to a good immune system is good genes. Lately, researchers have been asking, Where did these "good genes" come from? The answer: sex with Neanderthals.

My Life-Changing Diagnosis

Nikki Luongo | Posted 10.11.2011 | College
Nikki Luongo

Then came the standard question for the next year: "Are you going to lose your hair?" which was a better question than "When are you going to find a job?" which is probably the most irritating question in the world.

Cancer Risk Factors: 10 Things Women Should Keep in Mind

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

More and more women are being diagnosed with breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and uterine cancer.

Watch: Microscope Reveals Secrets Of Human Immune Cells

Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living

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Japanese Workers and Children Overexposed to Radiation

Alexia Parks | Posted 07.02.2011 | Home
Alexia Parks

While the world news media has shifted its attention elsewhere, tragedy continues to unfold at Tokyo Electric Power's crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear...

Lyme/Autism Group Blasts Genetically Modified Foods as Dangerous

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Smith

Stop eating dangerous genetically modified foods! That's the upshot of the Lyme Induced Autism (LIA) Foundation's position paper released today.

Weekly Health Tip: Could You Have HPV?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras, and TheVisualMD.com Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a sneaky invader. Genital HPV, pict...

Five Ways to Boost Your Natural Immunity
 (When Surrounded By Germs!)

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

Here are some good things you can do to enhance your immune system, nip illnesses in the bud and make your body inhospitable to viruses.

The Really Good News About Stress

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

While chronic or extreme stress levels have been linked to heart disease and hypertension, among other things, research suggests that moderate levels ...

Flu Drugs Saved Many Pregnant Swine Flu Victims

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Quick treatment with flu medicine saved the lives of many pregnant women who were stricken by swine flu last year, according to the mo...

Living a Gluten-Free Life

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Strolling through the aisles at Whole Foods, a label you will start seeing more and more is "gluten-free." These products are intended to help those who have celiac disease.