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Proven Health Benefits of Yoga

Two well-documented benefits of yoga are related to the physiological effects of deep breathing on the brain and enhanced flexibility of joints, tendons, and ligaments related to movement and stretching.
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5 Ways Drugs and Alcohol Affect Your Mental Health

People with anxiety and depression may self-medicate with drugs or alcohol to reduce their symptoms, but this can lead to addiction and can cause alterations in the brain that lead to cognitive impairment, memory loss, anxiety, depression and a whole host of other mental health issues.
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Fake Health News: How to Spot It and Not Fall for It

There are millions of fake health news stories flooding the internet. They usually have dramatic titles that make outrageous but unsupported claims. Failing to understand the difference between fake and real health news can have serious consequences. Here are some tips for identifying fake health news so that you do not fall for it.
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Smartphone Syndrome: A Millennial Mental Health Crisis

Millennials were born during a period of rapid technological transformation. Most millennials have never known life without a cellular telephone or without having access to the internet. The mental health effects of being "always connected" have only recently started to be considered.
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How Writing Can Help Your Personal Growth

The benefits of writing are substantial, but many people don't know how to get started. Here are some tips and tools that may help.
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Are We Approaching a Modern Day Flu Pandemic?

This flu season is a good time for all of us to rethink our place in the global village and embrace reciprocal stewardship through common need.
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How to Make Fitness a Lasting Habit in 2018

Habits are everyday efforts and fitness is one that is no different. Here are 7 practical tips that can help you make (and keep) the fitness habit.
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Top 8 Apps to Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

Here are 8 new technologies that are designed to keep families (including our pets) safer, healthier, and happier.
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Dry Drowning & Secondary Drowning: Should You Be Terrified?

A highly publicized death of a child due to a rare form of drowning, terrified parents needlessly. Here's what you need to know about secondary and dry drowning.
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How to Counter Emotional Eating with Mindfulness

Research has shown that the Buddhist practice of mindfulness helps transform food from an escape into a pleasure.
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The Real Benefits of Women’s Resistance in an Uncertain Time

Karen McCann's book 'Women of the American Resistance: You Are the One We Have Been Waiting For,' shines a light on the variety and creativity of activism.
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Can You Have Your Carbs and Eat Healthy, Too?

The glycemic index (GI) is a value based on how fast or how slow a food increases blood sugar. A food that has a low GI can be considered a slow carb, while a high GI is a fast carb.

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