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Understanding stress

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Stress is a part of life. Most of us feel it when we are stuck in traffic, running late or working under a deadline, while a little stress is nothing to fret about, the kind of intense w...


​ National Wear Red Day

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National Wear Red Day is observed on the first Friday in February and is designed to raise awareness about heart disease in women. The national campaign urges women to learn their risk for h...


​ Practice meditation

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Mindful meditation has been proven to combat stress. And stress has been linked to disease. By making time to clear your mind you can vastly improve your mood and quality of life and your ov...


Cancer prevention and food

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No single food can protect you against cancer by itself but research shows that a diet filled with a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and other plant foods helps lower ...


Physical activity may lower cancer risk

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Here are a few more reasons to get moving. Research shows that people who exercise regularly appear to have a lower cancer risk. As we kick-off February, (officially cancer prevention mo...


New study suggests two paths toward 'super immunity' to COVID-19

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New laboratory research reveals more than one path toward robust immunity from COVID-19. A new study finds that two forms of immunity -- breakthrough infections following vaccination or ...


​ Plan your escape

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January 30 is National Escape Day. Whether you plan an escape to a tropical paradise or simply retreat to your bathtub to soak in some suds, today is all about taking a moment out of your da...


Dealing with discouragement

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As we near the end of January many of us will be evaluating how we are doing with our new year’s resolutions. If things seem right on track, that will certainly be a boost to your mood. ...


Manners maketh the person

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The proverb 'manners maketh man' means that politeness and good manners are essential to humanity. Good manners are, quite literally, what 'make' us human. This Inspire Friday, we encour...


​ Diluted vinegar for weight loss

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Apple cider vinegar remains a popular diet trend, but is it as great as it claims to be? According to Carol Johnston, a professor of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State Universit...


Foods that burn fat

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It’s a widely known that buying the right foods at the grocery store helps keep your dieting goals on track. But some foods pull more than their weight – literally. Here are some foods t...


Squat on the job

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Many of us are working from home again and limiting our visits to gyms. Physical fitness experts warn against falling into a sedentary slide and neglecting our regular exercise routines....


Eating green for the planet

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Swapping just one food item per day can make diets substantially more planet friendly. If your New Year's resolution is to eat better for the planet, a new Tulane University study finds ...


National Pie Day

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National Pie Day on January 23rd celebrates one of the Nations’ favorite desserts. No matter how you slice it, pie in just about any form makes a crowd happy. Fruit pies, berry pies, cream p...


Pandemic Frustration is real

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Research has shown that many people are experiencing increased frustration, agitation or anger throughout the course of the COVID-19. And over time, that anger becomes exhausting. Exp...


Show some kindness to a teacher

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Today is Inspire Friday and it is a good time to inspire a teacher in your life. While you may have some ideas on gifts or notes of encouragement, try lifting your teacher’s spirits (and...


Peppers offer winter allergy relief

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Winter allergies differ from other seasonal allergies because typically our homes are sealed up and we run our furnaces. Even with HEPA filters and cleaning every day, allergies can get ...


Pull a protein switcheroo

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Red and processed meats have been linked to increasing risks of disease. Let this be the year to decide to switch out some of your protein sources for healthier choices. Getting creative...


​ Weight training after 50 is crucial

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While many people over 50 are already on a cardio-based exercise routine, recent research suggests that lifting weights also becomes increasingly important with age. People over 50 begin ...


​ Exercise alters brain chemistry in elderly

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When elderly people stay active, their brains have more of a class of proteins that enhances the connections between neurons to maintain healthy cognition, a UC San Francisco study has found...


We have nothing for you

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Each year on January 16th, people across the nation recognize National Nothing Day. The observance was created as a day to provide Americans with one National Day when they can just sit with...


Emotional self-care in the new year

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Many people make resolutions in the new year to improve their physical health. Now is also the time to make some resolutions to improve your emotional health. As the new year begins, ask you...


​ Clear out the clutter

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January is a great time to gather what you are not planning to use and pass it along to someone who will. Whether it is blankets, coats or old appliances that may have been replaced by a...


​ Mouthwatering foods for dry winter skin

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You can help treat dry, winter skin by choosing foods that can restore your skin’s moisture.Your skin normally keeps itself well-protected with a layer of naturally occurring fats and oi...

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