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10 ways to treat acne naturally

Are you fighting acne without success? A survey of websites about acne lists countless ways to beat it. Unfortunately, many treatments involve taking drugs like the controversial Accutane or antibiotics that have been so overprescribed they often disrupt the healthy balance of gut bacteria that can lead to diarrhea. The good news, however, is that

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9 back-to-school health tips for parents

You can look at back to school time one of two ways. On one hand, this is a great time of the year. Your kids are moving upward on the educational ladder and heading off to new experiences, filling you with pride and joy. With all the changes you and your kids are experiencing, unfortunately,

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EndoMune Jr. now Parent Tested Parent Approved

EndoMune Advanced Jr., the only children’s probiotic developed by a board-certified gastroenterologist, has won the much-coveted Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Winner’s Seal of Approval. EndoMune Jr. is the first and only probiotic to be recognized by PTPA, the largest volunteer parent-testing organization in North America with more than 60,000 members. To celebrate their new

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How to treat colic: 10 ways to calm your baby naturally and safely

One of the most helpless feelings a new mom experiences is watching her newborn baby screaming at the top of his or her lungs inconsolably for hours that feel like an eternity, usually after feeding. You read all the books and watched all the videos you could…but nothing really prepared you for how to treat

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Taking a multi-species probiotic is healthier than a placebo

Despite the 10 reasons we cited in a recent blog post, you may still be questioning why you should take a probiotic for your good health. Unfortunately, a recent study published in the medical journal BMC Gastroenterology that compared the benefits of a probiotic to a placebo (a substance that may look like a drug

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How and when to take a probiotic

Apart from understanding the many reasons why you should take a good probiotic—ideally with multiple strains of beneficial bacteria—an important part of maintaining optimal gut health is knowing when to take them. The short answer: It depends on a number of factors, taking into account the health of the patient and his or her age.

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