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An Octogenarian Shares His Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

What does it take to have rock hard abs at 80? Dov Michaeli shares his secrets to attaining a hard body and strong mind in the 9th decade of life.
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Are Life Stressors a Factor in the Opioid Epidemic?

In this opinion piece, the author explores links between the pressure to succeed and other life stressors and the epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States.
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What You Need to Know About Climate Change and Children’s Health

Children are more susceptible to adverse effects of climate change because of age & small size. Here are some steps to protect them & our environment.
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Is the Future of American Healthcare Digital?

The transformation of U.S. healthcare revolves around that marvelous little computer in our pockets: the smartphone. Add in sensors, analytics, AI, the IoT, & telemedicine & you can see how we can create a healthcare system that is at once more personalized, people-centric, & efficient than our current model of care.
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6 Simple Standing Desk Tips That Help You Avoid Pain

Standing desks are being promoted as good for your health, but too much standing can have negative health consequences as well.
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How to Get the Most of Your Medical Consultation

Getting the most out a medical consultation is crucial because getting an appointment with a doctor is not always easy and it can be costly. Here are some tips to ensure that you are able to convey your problems to the doctor within the time allotted to you without missing out on any important points.
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How to Talk to Your Aging Parent About Getting Help

Few things can be as complicated as caring for your mom or dad through their golden years. One common challenge adult children face when caregiving is their parent's refusal to accept help. Understanding why seniors may reject offers for assistance can help you have a more productive conversation.
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The Benefits of Integrated Care for Aging Patients

Integrated healthcare with a structure that connects mental and emotional health to physical health is an ideal model for a multi-pronged approach that recognizes the prevalence of mental health stigma — especially among older adults.
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Why Seek Professional Help for Alcohol Addiction?

Some people choose to work through their problems with alcohol abuse by themselves. This is not recommended because self-treatment is more likely to end in relapse. Working with a professional can greatly improve a negative situation at home and help your family prepare a long-term plan to prevent relapse later.

Medical Marijuana: What Is CBD and How Is It Different Than THC?

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is responsible for the psychological effects and the “high” associated with ingesting marijuana. Cannabidiol (CBD) doesn't have psychoactive properties but has shown promising medical applications of its own. There are multiple benefits associated with using each of these compounds
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Seven Steps to Improve Your Life through Morning Running

If you like to sleep late, running in the morning might seem scary for you, but the benefits that come with lacing up your running shoes as soon as you wake up could convince you otherwise. Being committed and focused on a morning run is not an easy task, but it will start to feel natural after a couple of weeks.
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A 13-Year-Old’s Perspective on How to Stem Violence in the World

Our thoughts have the ability to make us well or make us unwell. Science has shown that yoga, meditation, and mindfulness can assist in the healing process and that our minds can control our bodies. It is more important than ever to teach kids the skills they need to cope with emotions in a better way.

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