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Healthy Headlines: Om Carefully, Something in the Water, and More on the Organic Controversy

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In a Bind Yoga feels amazing—until a pinched nerve turns Cow Pose into Ow! Pose. Here are some sage tips for avoiding common yoga injuries. (Greatist)

That Bites This year will likely be the worst in history for West Nile Virus outbreaks. And while most of skeeter season is over, infections will continue into October. Really ups the appeal of natural insect repellants, doesn't it? (Time)

Fighting Tooth and Nail After much debate, Portland—one of the only major American cities that doesn't fluoridate its public water—will add the tooth-decay-fighting (but controversial) chemical to its supply in 2014. (New York Times)

Big Mistake Anti-obesity campaigns that make overweight individuals feel ashamed don't appear to be effective—and might even spur overeating, research suggests. (Los Angeles Times)

The Big O Integrative physician Dr. Frank Lipman weighs in on the Stanford study that suggested that organic food might not be healthier. (Be sure to check out our own Cynthia Sass's reaction, as well.) (Dr. Frank Lipman)

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