Listen To Your Gut: It Could Save Your Liver

Do you know what’s swimming around in your gut? Bacteria. What else is in there? Antibiotics. And no, not prescription meds like doctors give you for an infection. Your body actually produces natural antibiotics that kill the bacteria roaming through your intestines. This is the natural order of things. What messes up this natural balance…

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INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Questions for Your Doctor Before They Prescribe Opioids

There are a number of different things you should consider before your doctor prescribes you opioid painkillers – including some questions you may have never thought to ask. We’ve made it easy. Next time you visit your doctor, bring along these six questions. Here’s What You Need to Know  

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  • Fowl Play in Minnesota Skies: Birds Flying Under the Influence 

    A robin crashes into the windshield of a parked car. A cute little thrush flails wildly as it tries to avoid a bicyclist. The spikey head of a waxwing is seen falling from a tree along with the autumn leaves.   What’s going on in Gilbert, Minnesota?   These birds are acting a lot like humans when they’ve overindulged on alcohol….

  • Listen To Your Gut: It Could Save Your Liver

    Do you know what’s swimming around in your gut? Bacteria. What else is in there? Antibiotics. And no, not prescription meds like doctors give you for an infection. Your body actually produces natural antibiotics that kill the bacteria roaming through your intestines. This is the natural order of things. What messes up this natural balance…

  • Mirror, Mirror: Aging Early Courtesy of Alcohol

    $2.1 billion. That’s how much we spent on anti-aging skin care products in 2013. And that’s just in the United States. Guess how much Americans spent on cosmetic surgery that year? $12 billion. Clearly, we want to look young and beautiful. Who doesn’t, right? This industry continues to grow every year as we seek the…

  • Warning: 3 Dangerous Suboxone Interactions to Avoid

    Suboxone is a popular, prescription-only drug that effectively suppresses opioid cravings and reduces the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. Although Suboxone has assisted thousands of individuals struggling with opioid addiction, the drug is not without its risks. While critics express concerns over the long-term risks of Suboxone, namely dependency, there is also a more immediate risk…