Salonpas – a safe effective alternative to pain medication

According to the Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., almost one-third of Americans experience long-lasting pain, which costs the U.S. at least $558 billion per year in medical bills, sick days and lost productivity.

Imagining a life without pain may be difficult for some. But for Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Company, Inc., good health, freedom from pain and a lifestyle rich in vitality is the foundation of what they strive to deliver.

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Walmart and organics – progress or hype?

In 2006, in an effort to modernize and broaden its appeal to a wider urban customer base, Walmart announced it was launching a push to sell more organic food. And although numerous consumer groups met the announcement with some skepticism, a number of manufacturers rushed to create organic versions of their products to meet the megaretailer’s demands.

Six years later, it’s interesting to look at how successful Walmart has been.

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Green City Awards recognize innovative municipalities

Waste & Recycling News announced the winners of the 2012 Green City Awards in late March

As consumer demand for green products continues to rise, so too does their awareness of the various aspects of living a green lifestyle. Being green has taken on a broader meaning then simply recycling or for a city to designate “green space”.

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Navitas Power Snacks – delicious superfoods made simple

Antioxidant-rich superfoods may help you live longer, healthier lives

Finding good quality snacks can be a challenge.

Narrowing things down to foods with ingredients that are considered “superfoods” helps. Broadly defined, these are unprocessed foods that help you lead a healthy lifestyle – that may help maintain or reduce your weight, fight illness or disease and maybe even live longer.

There are those who swear by raw foods, a group I’m not necessarily one of. But after trying Navitas Naturals Blueberry Hemp Superfood Power Snack, I’m at least partially leaning that direction.

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