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The Great Sugary Drinks Divide

Soda taxes and soda size restrictions are not the way to combat the obesity epidemic, according to a new study by health policy and communications experts. The majority of the Americans they surveyed…

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A Handful Of Ways To Lead A Happier Life!

We’re all on a continuous journey to lead happier and more fulfilling lives. But what is it that actually makes us happy? We make choices everyday that impact our happiness, some choices that…

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Silicone Wristbands that Detect Toxic Chemical Levels in your Surroundings

Silicone wristbands have become a popular trend and fashion statement for showing off many different special causes as well as support for various organizations. What if these bracelets could detect how many deadly…

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Think About What You Eat …Think Nutrition

At the end of 2013, Today’s Dietitian released a survey where over 500 dietitians predicted this year’s nutrition trends. Gluten-free topped the list. Despite the lack of scientific evidence to support a wheat-free…

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Healing Depression Across Cultures

  The memoir “Shadows in the Sun,” by Gayathri Ramprasad, a native of India, looks at depression through a cross-cultural lens and the inspiring story of her 30-year battle with depression. Martha Rosenberg: Your…

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Words of Wisdom From the World’s Oldest People (110+ Years Old)

These supercentenarians have given advice to people on how to live long and how to live happily. Their ages have been documented with varying degrees of authenticity. For example, Christian Mortensen and Jeanne Louise Calment…

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12 Tips for Running your First Race

  It’s the night before your first race and you’re lying in bed trying to figure out what exactly possessed you all those months ago (when you were sitting comfortably on your couch…

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Happy Work Hours Mean Better Health

As adults, we spend most of our waking lives at work, and the amount of stress we feel at the workplace greatly impacts our health. One study of over 21,000 nurses found that…

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10 Tips to Beat The Winter Blahs!

From feeling down after the excitement of the holidays to more serious Seasonal Affective Disorder, most of us feel the winter blues from time to time. We don’t have our usual energy or…

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Give Osteoarthritis the Knee

Arthritis affects 27 million adults in America, and the most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One in two Americans will suffer…

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