July 28, 2014

Berkeley Wellness

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  • Get Ready for Flu Season

    Get Ready for Flu Season

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Each year the flu puts more than 200,000 Americans in the hospital and causes anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths. Characterized by high fever, body aches, headaches and coughing, the flu can be rough. Be prepared.

  • Lumbar Traction
    Ask the Experts

    Lumbar Traction

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Traction may provide temporary relief for some people with back pain, but there's just not enough evidence to recommend it as a treatment. Here's what studies have shown.

  • Be Wary of Liver Supplements

    Be Wary of Liver Supplements

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Your liver works hard. It helps digest food, regulates cholesterol and fat metabolism and cleans the blood of impurities. It's no wonder dozens of dietary supplements claim to repair and regenerate this vital organ.

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