What Causes Opioid Addiction, and Why Is It So Tough to Combat?
What makes opioids so addictive? Mike Davis explains what we can do to reverse the skyrocketing rates of addiction and overdose.

What is Good for the Heart is Good for the Brain: 6 Lifestyle Tips
Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity
In the Western world, cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death including both heart attack and stroke. Optimal nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress management and proper supplements can protect the brain while they protect the heart too.

Mexico Is Taking Care of America’s Health Care Crisis
A small Mexican town has been a tourist destination for people in the U.S. seeking affordable health care. With hundreds of dentists, Los Algodones, Mexico, has earned the nickname Molar City.

Which Is Better for You: “Real” Meat or “Fake” Meat?
In 2021, a survey of over 1,000 Americans found that nearly two-thirds had eaten plant-based meat alternatives in the past year. Many cited potential health and environmental benefits as their motivation. But are these alternative meats actually better for us and the planet?

Food Industry Fights Back Against Mexico’s Nutrition Label Rules
Here & Now
As Mexico tries to crack down on sugary foods via warning labels on its packaging, the food industry is fighting against the policy and finding loopholes to exploit.

Puerto Vallarta to Host Upcoming International Medical Congress
Puerto Vallarta will host the 6th International Congress of Medicine and Physical Therapy, which with nearly 300 participants from Latin America will be held on August 31, September 1 and 2, at the Krystal Grand PV Hotel.

Why a Psilocybin Wellness Retreat May Be Right for You
Black Enterprise
After my experience at Sayulita Wellness Retreat, I gained a better understanding of just how transformative a guided mushroom trip could be for those who qualify. Because again... it’s not for everybody.

Sunlight and Your Health: How Much Should You Get Each Day?
When you think of the sun, your first thought might be about the damage it can do. Too much can cause several kinds of serious health issues. But small amounts, especially early in the day, can be good for you.

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