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Understanding the Basics of Your Immune System
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Understanding the Basics of Your Immune System

Although you may not think about your immune system until you feel like you’re getting sick, it is always working hard to keep you healthy and alive. Potential environmental threats include viruses, bacteria, fungi, and chemicals, among others. The course and outcome of an infection depend on the characteristics of […]

Is Echinacea Right for Everyone?…You’d be Surprised…
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Is Echinacea Right for Everyone?…You’d be Surprised…

Echinacea is famous for its supposed ability to fight the common cold and offer a natural immune boost. As such, it is a common ingredient in many immune-boosting supplements and teas. But, is echinacea really that effective in enhancing the immune function? And, more importantly, is it safe? Here we’ll […]

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