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Help Curb Cat Spraying

Help Curb Cat Spraying

Spraying is a problem that should be remedied quickly to avoid repeated behavior. Whether your cat just began ‘marking his territory’ in this unpleasant manner or you’ve come in contact with a neighbor’s cat with this bad habit, there are natural ways you can help put a stop to it.

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Blood Sugar Control: Another Reason to Get Kids in Bed Early

Blood Sugar Control: Another Reason to Get Kids in Bed Early

While many parents are familiar with the studies showing a strong correlation between poor sleep habits and lower grades, a new study published in the journal Sleep is showing yet another reason why kids need to establish healthy sleep routines.

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Native Remedies’ Entire Line Now Available Through Abe’s Market

Native Remedies’ Entire Line Now Available Through Abe’s Market

Native Remedies, the leading online brand of herbal and homeopathic remedies, announces an expanded partnership with Abe’s Market, an online natural marketplace offering a wide variety of natural products.

This partnership brings the entire line of Native Remedies products, including its PetAlive line for pets, to Abe’s large selection of natural, organic and eco-friendly products, offering consumers an even better one-stop shopping experience.

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Winter Clothes for Dogs – Frou Frou or Practical?

Winter Clothes for Dogs – Frou Frou or Practical?

Whether you’ve seen them on TV or around your own neighborhood, it’s likely that you’ve spotted a few dogs wearing cozy winter wear, from jackets to booties. While some may scoff that dressing an animal is unnecessary and over-the-top, some experts may disagree. Dr. Becker, a practicing veterinarian who is commonly referred to as “America’s Veterinarian”, contributing to programs such as “Good Morning America” and “The Dr. Oz Show”, suggests that there are several kinds of dogs who may benefit from a little extra insulation during chilly months.

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Colds & Flu: Feeling Better Faster

Colds & Flu: Feeling Better Faster

Getting through the entire winter without a bout or two of coughing, runny nose, or other unpleasant symptoms is pretty unlikely, even for the strongest immune system. While experts agree there is no “cure” for the common cold, which must just run its course, remedies to help mitigate symptoms and feel better faster are certainly welcomed by anyone who can’t seem to escape the tissues.

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Stress Less About Money this Year

Stress Less About Money this Year

According to a survey from the National Mental Health Association, finances were listed as the #1 stressor, afflicting nearly half of Americans (48 percent). With health issues ranked the #2 stressor, it is highly likely that there is a strong correlation between the two, and alleviating one may subsequently improve the stress and anxiety caused by the other.

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How Would You Rate Your “Sleep Hygiene”?

How Would You Rate Your “Sleep Hygiene”?

Admit it: do you stay up late and then sleep in ‘til noon on the weekends? Do you watch over-stimulating, engaging TV shows right before bed or have a habit of napping? All of these activities can lead to poor sleep hygiene, which the National Sleep Foundation defines as practices that are necessary for quality nighttime sleep and daytime alertness.

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Eat Less, Live Longer?

Eat Less, Live Longer?

Could living longer be as simple as eating less? While the conclusion is pretty straightforward, the findings from of a team of scientists at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden were quite complex, involving the effect of caloric intake on metabolic processes. The researchers found that consumption of fewer calories could be linked to slowing the onset of age-related diseases, as caloric restriction prevented a particular enzyme from being inactivated. This enzyme, peroxiredoxin, says study author Mikael Molin of the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, “is extremely important in counteracting damage to our genetic material.”

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The Mental Health Benefits of Taking a “Staycation”

The Mental Health Benefits of Taking a “Staycation”

For many, travel is the perfect remedy for escaping from the stresses of daily life. However, with rising travel costs and the difficulty of sometimes getting just a few days away from the office, sometimes we have to use our imaginations and make the most of our limited free time.

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Giving the Gift of Health

Giving the Gift of Health

If you’re like the majority of shoppers, procrastination to purchase holiday gifts may be a familiar habit. However, finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list doesn’t have to be a last-minute headache. Looking for a unique gift idea? Give the gift of health!

Whether you’re shopping for your spouse, sibling, parent or friend, a healthy gift will allow the recipient to reap benefits all year long.

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