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Fifteen remedies for sore throat

A sore throat is a common symptom of viral infection. Most cases of sore throat can be treated at home with simple natural remedies.

School study proves obesity prevention can work

A unique approach to obesity prevention has helped schools in the ACT reduce the number of students who are overweight or obese, and even had a positive effect on mental health.

Rice 101: Nutrition facts and health effects

One of the oldest cereal grains, rice is a staple food in a large part of the world. Brown (whole grain) rice is more nutritious and considered healthier.

Seven health benefits of psyllium

Psyllium is a type of fiber often used as a laxative. Here is all you need to know about psyllium, including seven ways it can benefit your health.

Free radicals: How do they affect the body?

What are free radicals, and what impact do they have on the body? In this article, we look at the free radicals and how antioxidants interact with them.

Alpha-gal allergy: What you need to know

What is an alpha-gal allergy and what are the causes of it? Learn about the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, how it can be treated, and prevention methods.

Too much sugar may harm men's mental health

Men with a high daily sugar intake may be at greater risk of developing depression or other mental health disorders after 5 years, new research suggests.