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alive's September 2021 Challenge: Shop Local

Hey there, we encourage you to shop small and local this month (and, you know, always!). It makes a BIG difference in your community. Need to stock up on immunity supplements before the back-to-school

Wildlife Wednesday: Rockhopper Penguin

Like other penguins, rockhopper penguins have traded flying in the skies for flying in the seas. But they have plenty of traits that set them apart.Like other penguins, rockhopper penguins have traded

Celebrate Natural Health Products Week!

November 3 to 9 is Natural Health Products Week - celebrate by learning about the natural health products that so many of us take!If you’ve ever taken some echinacea to help battle a nasty flu bug, pr

The Secret Life of Fungi

As a human being, when you think of something that is “like you,” what do you imagine? In 2000, Dr. Michael Hathaway, professor of anthropology at Simon Fraser University, found himself living with el

Copper reduces hospital-acquired infections

Hospital-acquired infections is a serious problem. Researchers say switching to antimicrobial copper in hospital rooms may dramatically decrease the number of infections.Copper is a valuable metal. Ju

DIY Bar Soap

This Mother\'s Day, give mom an innovative gift that will both pamper and entertain. Making DIY soap is a fun bonding activity with endless options for customization. Find out how you can start blendin

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

If you’re looking for a simpler, more natural approach to wellness, aloe should be at the top of your list. This multifaceted succulent has been used therapeutically for thousands of years and today i

Wildlife Wednesday: Blacktip Reef Shark

Let’s take a deep breath, lift our chins, and fish out some interesting facts about blacktip reef sharks.Although they’re definitely not as big as Jaws, the sight of one of these guys (or gals) near a

6 Fitness Trends for 2015

Looking to spice up your workout routine? Try one of these fitness trends, as predicted by top fitness professionals.Looking to spice up your workout routine? Try one of these fitness trends, as predi

Be More Of “The Man” By Being Less Of “That Guy”

You are a man. You may not always be “the man,” but being “a man,” historically, has come with expectations: being a provider and disciplinarian and possessing a strong body, a strong mind, and a stif

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