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10 benefits of a healthy sex life and how to talk about sex with your partner

Sex has mental health benefits like reducing stress, boosting mood, and increasing libido. Sex also has physical health benefits like burning calories, boosting immunity, improving sleep, lowering blood pressure, and relieving pain. To have a healthy sex life, it’s important to communicate with your partner about how much sex is […]
10 benefits of a healthy sex life and how to talk about sex with your partner
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Microsoft and a Seattle biotech are seeking 1,000 volunteers to give blood for a virtual coronavirus study. Here’s how you can enroll and make up to $250.

The technology giant Microsoft is working with a Seattle-based biotech to better understand the wide range of immune responses to the novel coronaviruses. The duo are recruiting 1,000 US-based volunteers to enroll in a virtual trial. Eligible people have to live near certain metro areas and have to have been […]
Microsoft and a Seattle biotech are seeking 1,000 volunteers to give blood for a virtual coronavirus study. Here’s how you can enroll and make up to $250.
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Exercise can help your immune system fight off infections

Regular exercise can boost your immune system and help fight off infections. Exercise allows immune cells to perform effectively – it increases blood flow, reduces stress and inflammation, and can strengthen antibodies. Here’s how you can exercise safely to boost immunity during the coronavirus pandemic. This article was medically reviewed […]
Exercise can help your immune system fight off infections
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Colloidal silver is not safe to consume or apply to your skin

Colloidal silver is not safe and too much of it can cause serious side effects like muscle weakness, kidney problems, and neurological damage. Taking colloidal silver can also lead to an incurable condition called argyria which turns the skin and gums blue. Companies that market colloidal silver as a health […]
Colloidal silver is not safe to consume or apply to your skin
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Antibiotics can have adverse effects on your immune system

Antibiotics are prescribed to treat bacterial infections and are mostly effective in these cases. However, antibiotics can also have harmful side effects, increase bacterial resistance, and sometimes even work against your immune system. Antibiotics are not effective against viruses, and overall, they are widely overprescribed and often unnecessary – here’s […]
Antibiotics can have adverse effects on your immune system
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How much alcohol you have to drink before it weakens your immune system

Alcohol does weaken the immune system, when consumed excessively. Moderate alcohol use — defined as one drink per day for women and two drinks per day for men — is generally considered safe, and likely doesn’t weaken the immune system significantly. Overall, you should refrain from drinking too much alcohol […]
How much alcohol you have to drink before it weakens your immune system
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How to boost your immune system through diet and lifestyle changes

You can boost your immune system by making sure to get enough of vitamins like A,C,E,B6, D, and minerals like zinc, iron, and selenium. It is also helpful to eat enough protein, consume prebiotic foods, and eat brightly coloured fruits and vegetables which contain immune-boosting antioxidants. You should also get […]
How to boost your immune system through diet and lifestyle changes
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Here’s why tattoos stay in your skin forever

The reason tattoo ink stays in skin forever has to do with the immune system. When you get a tattoo, the ink flows down the tattooing needle into the middle layer of your skin, called the dermis. That creates a wound, which your body tries to heal by sending macrophages […]
Here’s why tattoos stay in your skin forever
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The only things you should do to help beat a cold or the flu

This year’s flu season is not messing around. As the virus has swept the US in recent months, people have turned to some strange habits to keep illness at bay, like chugging orange juice, “starving” their fevers, and taking antibiotics. (Spoiler: None of these will help.) Orange juice is high […]
The only things you should do to help beat a cold or the flu
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Why we have different blood types and why they matter

Blood types have been around for at least 20 million years. Scientists are still trying to figure out why there are so many, but these different blood types can have deadly downsides. Watch the video above to find out what makes a certain blood type right for one person, but […]
Why we have different blood types and why they matter
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