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Love the Gums You’re With: Preventing Gum Disease

Brushing twice a day and flossing regularly is the key to preventing periodontal disease - a serious inflammatory disorder of the gums.

5 Ways to Rid Yourself of Junk Emotions

Just like food products have labels that describe their nutritional content, there should be “psychological nutritional labels” for reactions, relationships, and situations.
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Students Look to Shift Focus “Beyond Body”

A new media campaign created by students at Ithaca College (IC) is looking to shift our focus away from physical attributes and toward conversations that go beyond the body.
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Do You Know Why Dancing Makes You Feel Happy?

Music and dance, like language, are forms of communication that are deeply embedded in our brains. They make us feel happy and serve as a glue to our social bonding.

Millennials Want These 6 Things from Healthcare

Millennials are molding the world their own image and their generation-specific habits are affecting how things work, namely in healthcare.
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The Road Warrior Life is a Hazard to Your Health

The road warrior life is a challenge to our ancient gene pool that evolved to sustain us during periods of feast and famine, exercise, and rest.
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Loneliness Can Lead to Increased Mortality

Research has shown that loneliness adversely affects health and can predict mortality.
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3 Surefire Ways to Prevent Burnout

Burnout affects almost half of doctors. Re-evaluating work/life balance with simple lifestyle changes can help reduce the symptoms.
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Getting the Life You Want by Design [Review & Video]

Physician and neuroscientist, Kyra Bobinet, has written a wonderful book, Well Designed Life, that provides a roadmap for using design thinking to get the life you really want to live.
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Healthcare Can Be Hazardous to Your Health, Just Ask Quizzify

Al Lewis' new company, Quizzify, aims to improve employees health literacy via fun, but educational Q&As that can be tied to rewards to keep them engaged.
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The Lark App is Cheerleader & Coach for Chronic Conditions

According to Julia Hu, founder of the company that makes the Lark app, a text-based health coaching program, it has the highest engagement in the industry.
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Can We Prevent the Disease of Aging?

NatGeo's The Age of Aging explores the question of whether we can slow aging & prevent the development of chronic diseases of the elderly.