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In our small and large intestines, also known collectively as our gut, we have billions of good bacteria known as probiotics. The good bacteria in our gut supports our digestion, absorption of nutrients, our immune system, and even mental health and cognitive function. People often take probiotics in supplement form

With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, continued protests triggered by videos of deadly police choke holds on victims crying out “I can’t breathe”, and forest fires destroying the proverbial lungs of the earth simultaneously, it’s no wonder most of us feel like we are suffocating every time we check the

Oregon residents are a hearty breed. They love outdoor adventures, like mountain biking, hiking, camping, and base jumping. That is why 2020 has been so tough for them. Many Oregon natives feel restless being stuck inside during the pandemic. Local governments have lifted restrictions somewhat, but there are still some

People know Oregon as a state with many natural wonders. Unspoiled wilderness is all around, with wide-open spaces and hundreds of native bird and animal species. It’s no wonder that people love to visit to take advantage of the hiking and camping opportunities. However, it isn’t easy to enjoy all

For many years, healthy eating habits have been put front and center. Nowadays, it’s not only important to eat healthily but it’s actually easier than ever. There are plenty of amazing healthy food options and recipes out there and with just a bit of help from the internet, your plate

If you find yourself getting bored with the same old work out day in and day out, try adding a bit of variety to your routine by taking your workout outside! There is no rule that workouts need to take place inside a gym. The extra fresh air and sunshine

As I write this, the sun is shining and the temperature reads 70 degrees. Although I am inside, I probably should be outside in short sleeves getting my daily dose of vitamin D. Vitamin D has been the subject of a tremendous amount of research in the past decade. Molecularly,

It is a stressful time. The Messenger spoke with Ashland-based Alaya Ketani, a neuroscience specialist who works closely and calmly with individuals who are experiencing trauma and anxieties. With service from socially-distanced individual private sessions to Zoom counseling, she provides tools and support to mend and sustain through these odd times and,

Mold illness is a relatively newly recognized phenomena in medicine. It has been found to be a common underlying cause of chronic, unresolved health issues. It is a condition that results from an accumulation of mycotoxins in the body. It is different than a mold allergy. Mold allergy symptoms from

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Kingston has had fewer coronavirus cases compared to other places in the US. With these low numbers, Kingston is looking to ease the emergency restrictions that they have placed for the pandemic. Based on the findings of the Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington