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10,000 steps a day may set the bar too high

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With cell phone having built in pedometers, walking 10,000 steps a day has been set as the gold standard. But that may not be true for everyone. Experts say that by setting the bar t...

 

Immune system mounts a lasting defense after recovery from COVID-19

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As the number of people who have fought off SARS-CoV-2 climbs ever higher, a critical question has grown in importance: How long will their immunity to the novel coronavirus last? A new ...

 

Be the neighborhood cupid

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Football is over, the COVID pandemic is still limiting our entertainment options and it also happens to be Valentine’s Day. Today, on Sunday Funday we say pick up a box of valentines, (T...

 

Valentine’s Day Blues?

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Thanks to Hallmark, the flower and chocolate industries, Valentine’s Day has become a retail red letter day for couples. For single people however, the day may bring feelings of isolatio...

 

Reach out to a considerate friend

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If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. - Maya Angelou Today on Inspire Friday, we encourage you to seek out a friend that was there for you when you were f...

 

Use ‘Aloe’ to say ‘Goodbye’ to dry winter skin!

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While often thought of as a remedy for sunburn relief, aloe vera gel can be helpful during the dry winter months, too. It works by alleviating redness and irritation related to excess dr...

 

Not all chocolate is created equal

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There has been a lot of hype about the many health benefits of dark chocolate. While not based on the most conclusive research, dark chocolate is undoubtedly healthier than other forms o...

 

Being active means being healthy

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People who are active in little ways the entire day (cleaning, gardening, running errands) burn more calories and are generally healthier than those who exercise for 30 to 60 minutes and...

 

Making protein 'superfood' from marine algae

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Marine microalgae-based cellular agriculture is a promising new way to sustainably produce plant-based 'meat' and healthy 'superfoods' for the future. Researchers at Flinders Universi...

 

Super Bowl Sunday Sangria

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Super Bowl Sunday is a time to celebrate. This Sunday Funday we say try a new cocktail. Here’s recipe for Super Bowl Sangria will have you cheering in no time – whether you are a footbal...

 

Ask yourself how you feel every day

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One simple way to connect more with your emotional self is to schedule time to reflect and ask yourself how you feel every day. Five to ten minutes of calm introspection and questioning ...

 

Imagine your life as a pie

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Pick a flavor that describes you and write two sentences that explain why, advises work-life wellness expert Samantha Ettus, who views the pie as the best way to think about a balanced l...

 

Hypnotherapy for high-blood pressure

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When you think about hypnotherapy, you may think about stopping smoking, losing weight, or helping with anxiety. Using it to help control high blood pressure may not immediately come to ...

 

There are nuts and then there’s Walnuts!

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Everyone knows that healthy snacking includes a good variety of nuts. But one in particular can pack a huge wallop.Walnuts are one of the healthiest nuts you can eat. Walnuts help mainta...

 

How to increase your heart rate

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One of the best ways to safely increase your heart rate is through aerobic exercise -- fitness where the main purpose is a healthier heart. To increase your heart rate, first find your t...

 

Test your heart health by climbing stairs

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Climbing four flights of stairs in less than a minute indicates good heart health, according to research presented at a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). ...

 

It’s National backward day

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January 31st honors everything backward with National Backward Day. The day provides an opportunity to reverse our ways, our direction or simply our shirt.Eat dessert first? Heck yeah! B...

 

How to agree to disagree – and mean it

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Recent events have not only divided our country, they may have also divided your friends resulting in emotional distress or a sense of loss. We often hear the phrase, ‘let’s agree to dis...

 

Reorganize for the new year

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January is the month for new beginnings and today we encourage you to clear the way for success-especially if you have adopted a new diet plan for the new year. Let’s start with your kit...

 

B Vitamins for weight loss

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Losing weight is never as easy as taking a magical pill. However, there are a few vitamins and minerals you can take to ensure your body is functioning as efficiently as possible for wei...

 

It’s grapefruit season!

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Grapefruit is 92% water, giving it one of the highest water contents of any fruit. That makes it good for overall health. Several studies have shown that people who eat half a fresh grap...

 

Stretch Every Day

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If you made a new year’s resolution to start exercising, congratulate yourself: We are in the final stretch of January and you already have one month down. And speaking of stretching, he...

 

COVID-19 reduces U.S. life expectancy

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The COVID-19 pandemic, which claimed more than 336,000 lives in the United States in 2020, has significantly affected life expectancy, USC and Princeton researchers have found. The re...

 

It’s National Peanut Butter Day!

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Today is National Peanut Butter Day. Whether your style is creamy or chunky, with marsh-mellow creme or with jelly, peanut butter gets the recognition it deserves each year on this day. ...

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