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​ New tool creates hearing cells lost in aging

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Hearing loss due to aging, noise and certain cancer therapy drugs and antibiotics has been irreversible because scientists have not been able to reprogram existing cells to develop into the ...


World Paloma Day

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On May 22nd, World Paloma Day recognizes the national drink of Mexico. This refreshing cocktail made with tequila and grapefruit soda is worth celebrating! To enjoy at home, try this ...


​ Possible causes for emotional imbalance

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While some people are naturally more emotional than others, we all have days that are more trying than others. This could be due to a few reasons, including stress, diet, hormonal change...


​Make a card for your grad

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Almost everyone knows a student who will be graduating this spring. Instead of heading to the Hallmark aisle, why not make your very own personal and congratulatory card? The gr...


​ Chiropractic Care

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Some patients swear by it while others scoff but the truth is chiropractic work is widely accepted in the medical community, making it a popular form of complementary therapy. The practice...


Healthier snack options that sound good

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If you find yourself staying in and craving some salty snacks like potato or tortilla chips, you would be much better off by reaching for these crunchy munchies. Popcorn may possibly ...


Couch Potato Workout

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The heat is coming fast, and you may be more tempted than ever to settle in and binge watch a show. But that doesn’t mean you can’t exercise. Rest assured, there is a workout for you.The...


Controlling sugar levels guards against heart attacks

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A new study from the University of Surrey suggests that controlling blood sugar levels within the first year of a diabetes diagnosis reduces the incidence of major cardiovascular events....


Emotional wellbeing linked to physical wellbeing

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Research has proven that physical activity can help bring emotional wellbeing into focus. It’s important to know that mental wellbeing does not mean being happy all the time, and it does ...


​Make this your lucky day

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It’s Friday the 13th and if you are superstitious, you may believe that it’s an unlucky day. Well, experts say that may be a self-fulfilling prophecy. Research shows that people who bel...


What Is Reiki Therapy?

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Reiki therapy is based on an Eastern belief that vital energy flows through your body. The idea is that a Reiki practitioner uses gentle touch -- or places their hands just above your bo...


​ Brain foods

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Research shows that the best brain foods are the same ones that protect your heart and blood vessels. They include the following: Green, leafy vegetables. Leafy greens such as kale, ...


Exercise for your mental health

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It has long been proven that exercise can help you feel better while reducing the risk of illnesses like heart and lung disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity or cancer. But...


National Chocolate Chip Day

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On May 15th, we recognize a wonderful little morsel: the chocolate chip. If it weren’t for one curious baker, who broke up chocolate bars into small pieces, it would be hard to imagine w...


Mental illness affects the heart as well

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University of South Australia scientists have uncovered another reason why society should be paying more attention to mental health: it is closely aligned to blood pressure and heart rat...


Mimosas for all the Mamas

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s This easy two-ingredient drink is a perennial brunch favorite and is perfect for starting Mother’s Day off right. Simply splash some orange juice into a Champagne flute, then top it...


Honoring our lost mothers

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It’s important to include our mothers who have passed on as we we celebrate Mother’s Day. In fact, Hope Edelman, Author of Motherless Daughters offers this advice: Look for ways to ho...


National Nurses Day

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National Nurses Day is observed annually on May 6th. On this day, we raise awareness of all nurse contributions and commitments and acknowledge the vital role nurses play in society. Thi...


After ‘Cinco de Mayo’ Hangover Cure

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Since most Americans take May 5th as a great occasion to indulge in Margaritas and other Mexican libations, a hangover cure might be just what you will be needing in the morning. Here is a t...


Greens for Spring

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Now is the time for fresh Spring Greens. Arugula, spinach, lettuce, chard and collard greens are at their brightest during spring. Try this super easy and super good for you Spinach Pepi...


How to start exercising at any age or weight

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Whether you're 50, 65 or 80, there's virtually no downside to getting into better shape through a good exercise regimen. In fact, the older you get, the more important exercise becomes a...


Got food cravings? Microbes may be responsible

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New University of Pittsburgh research on mice shows for the first time that the microbes in animals' guts influence what they choose to eat, making substances that prompt cravings for di...


Make a May Basket

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Ever heard of the May baskets? On the first day of May (May Day) people would leave a paper basket or cone containing spring flowers and sweets on each other’s doorsteps, usually anonymo...


Talking to yourself can be a great conversation

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What we say to ourselves, when we say it, and how, has a tremendous impact on our self-esteem, beliefs about self-efficacy, and overall sense of worth. Dr. Julia Harper, an occupation...

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