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Relaxation, Meditation, and Yoga

by Jessica B. April 20th, 2017 | Health News
Heart health and stress levels go hand in hand. Whether it is the increase in blood pressure you get when dealing with stressful situations day in and day out, or the junk food you are more prone to eat when struggling with stress and not finding time to eat, a stressful life increases your chances for having heart problems and cardiovascular issues. One tool in the battle is to use relaxation techniques, meditation, and yoga to help you better be able to handle stressful situations.

I know, I know. If you are really living a stressful lifestyle, just relaxing can
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5 Must-Dos to Keep Your Family Healthy

by Editorial Team March 16th, 2017 | Health News
Your family is very important to you, and ensuring everyone remains healthy is always at the top of your list. For most people, focusing on eating healthy and getting some rest is the only things you do to stay healthy, and while these are very important, there is so much more you can do for optimal health for you and everyone you love. Explore the following five must-dos to keep you and your family healthy.

  1. Eating Right

As mentioned above, many people focus on eating right as the main way to stay healthy. Ensuring you and your family eat the
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How to Have a Healthier Workday—Starting Today

by Editorial Team March 10th, 2017 | Health News
For many of us, a good 8.8 hours of our day is spent behind a desk at work. And all that sitting is linked to a number of serious health issues, from heart disease to diabetes and worse. Here are some simple tricks you can put into place that will help you have a healthier workday. Starting now, you can...

  1. Break it up with some stretches.

According to Orthopedic Associates, orthopedic doctors in St. Louis, “Every day your hands and wrists are subjected to strain from the endless tasks you perform with them, which means they are
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Women and Heart Attacks

by Jessica B. February 23rd, 2017 | Health News
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that women are more likely to die in the hospital after a heart attack than men. Part of the reason may be that women are less likely to experience symptoms of chest pains when having a heart attack, and thus don’t go to the hospital as quickly.

There has been a lot of talk lately about women’s symptoms being different than men’s symptoms, but even with increased awareness, the nature of symptoms women tend to experience make it difficult to gauge the severity of the situation.

Women may
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Keep Your Future Self Healthy With These 5 Moves

by Editorial Team February 9th, 2017 | Health News
The only sure things in life are death and taxes... Or so the saying goes. And there is a sparkle of truth in this adage. Unfortunately, science has yet to give us the key to eternal life. Fortunately, however, there are steps we can take right now that will keep us healthy for as long as possible.

Here are 5 steps you can take now that will pay off in the long run.

  1. Study your family's medical history.

Your parents and close relatives share your genes as well as environmental and lifestyle factors. Become aware of any health troubles your parents
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