Tags Wellness


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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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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.
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Corporate Wellness Programs are Money Losers

Evidence that corporate wellness programs lose money has been accumulating, not just from critics but also members of the wellness industry.
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Tom & Bob’s Fun Little Book on Health

This is not your typical health book, you know the type, usually written by people like me, trained as a doctor used to preaching the facts of health and wellness.

Is Turmeric a Miracle Supplement or Just a Spice?

Turmeric is the latest antioxidant health fad. Antioxidant supplements are not only useless, they can do harm.
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Psychological Effects of Cancer Screening

Several years ago, a few colleagues and I performed a systematic evidence review to help update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations on screening for prostate cancer.