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Heart Attacks: When Will We Finally Do What Needs to be...

{Updated 10/9/19] Surgery and stenting don't prevent heart attacks in stable patients. We already know how to do that with medical management, so why aren't we doing it?

Occupational Burnout: What Is It And Who Is At Risk?

You leave work feeling exhausted day after day. You hope that it’s just a phase. But the longer you wait for it to pass,...
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Common Summer Health Risks and How to Avoid Them

There are many summer health risks that you might not even consider before you head out the door for a pool party or day on the beach.
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What is Nature Deficit Disorder And How To Know If You...

Nature Deficit Disorder is a term that describes what we experience when we don't have enough contact with Mother Nature. The remedy may be just beyond the front door.
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Holistic Preventive Medicine Can Change Your Life for the Better

Holistic preventive medicine focuses on the whole person. How you treat your body affects your overall health and wellness for years to come.
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Why All the Confusion About Healthy Diets?

There are many reasons why there is so much confusion about healthy diets. They can be boiled down into 3 practical points.
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Overwhelmed After a Serious Diagnosis? Think Travel

There's a lot think after a serious diagnosis (treatments, doctors' visits & health insurance), but one thing you may want to add is planning some travel.
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Positive Psychiatry: What Is It and Why We Need It

Traditional psychiatry aims to restore people to their usual function. Positive Psychiatry hopes to help people move to a higher level of functioning.
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When It Comes to Health, Muscle Mass Matters

Muscle mass plays a huge role in predicting health outcomes. Studies show that people with less muscle mass had more surgical and post-operative complications, longer hospital stays, lower physical function, poorer quality of life and overall lower survival.
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Do You Know the Health Risks of Driving?

Besides car crashes, health risks of driving include stress, anxiety, air pollution & back pain. Luckily there are tech & low tech alternatives to driving.

8 Yoga Poses Every Woman Should Practice

Yoga can benefit women at every phase of their lives. Here are eight Yoga poses that every woman should practice for better health and mental energy.
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Can Winter’s Chill Actually Make You Sick?

Are there aspects of winter that make us sick? If so, what should we do to stay healthy in peak respiratory illness season & how can we get better quickly?