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Michael Baron

Michael Baron has been involved with several editorial projects during his 22 year career. Editing is not just a job to Michael, it is a passion. He was a freelance writer and editor for several print and online publications before joining Advanced Health Choices.

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Do Natural Cold Remedies Work?

"It tends to be a little more potent than pills," says Dr. Leopold, who is the director of integrative medical education at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine and a faculty member with the Scripps Natural Supplement Conference, in La Jolla, ...

New research finds that gout can be genetic

A researcher from the University of Otago discovered that early Māori skeletal remains show symptoms of gout and corroborates evidence that the idea that the disease is genetic and not completely based on lifestyle choices. PhD student Anna Gosling ...

Gout Causes

It is important to understand the possible causes for painful gout attacks.

When to have your hemorrhoid symptoms checked

If you are suffering from hemorrhoids, you'll want to take natural supplements to help relieve your pain, itching and other discomfort. However, it's important to note that some signs attributed to hemorrhoids can mean something more. For instance, if you are experiencing bleeding during bowel movements, it could be the cause of rectal cancer.

5 Medical Tests You May Want to Skip

There are many routine medical screenings that you may be able to skip. Some doctor's are saying you don't really need a "routine" appointment. Its enough to see your doctor periodically or when symptoms pop-up.

(Almost) Everything We Know About Satuated Fat is Wrong

Milk, avocados, burgers - put them back on the table. We've been told saturated fat is dangerous, but the newest research says that is not so. According to recent research, saturated fat may not be a threat at all. In fact, some foods high in saturated fat may lower your risk of stroke and type 2 diabetes, according to cardiologist Dr. Mozafarian, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

Eat well. Eating a balanced diet helps provide the essential vitamins and minerals our bodies need. It is important to eat a variety of different foods - an apple a day is great, but an apple one day, a banana the next and grapes after that is...

Vitamins: What do you really need to stay healthy?

If you're like nearly half of all Americans, you take at least one supplement to boost your health. But are you spending your money on the right ones? For that matter, do you need to take vitamins at all? It can be hard to know.

Whooping Cough Epidemic

Don't Ignore the Threat

Why kids and adults should get immunized against whooping cough