Thinking of Adopting a Plant-Based Diet? Here Are Some of the Top Benefits

More and more healthy-savvy individuals are making the transition to a plant-based diet. Everyone has a different reason for adopting this dietary lifestyle. However, one reason that everyone has in ...

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How to Adjust Your Daily Diet Choices to Support Weight Loss Efforts

It can be a real struggle to shed those unwanted pounds and keep them off. All of the exercise in the world will not help if you are not willing to take a close look at your diet. Here are five ways that y...

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Foods You Should Be Eating To Reduce Chronic Inflammation

Chronic inflammation is something most people experience without really even noticing it. For some, it can cause unpleasant symptoms such as aching, soreness, and nerve pain. However, for the majority, the effects can...

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Having Trouble Falling Asleep at the Right Speed? What You Can Do to Help

While some people may think that falling asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow is a sign of good health, heading off to dreamland as soon as you close your eyes is not indicative of good sleep h...

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Which Wellness Trends Have Shaped The Healthcare Sector? Find Out

Wellness is a crucial aspect of healthy living. It revolves around the human body's spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and occupational well-being. Over the years, individuals have engaged i...

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Ovarian Cancer is a Silent Killer: What You Need to Know About the Symptoms

Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer affecting women. Because the symptoms of this disease mimic so many other common ailments in the early days, it is often likely to go undiagnosed for a long time. ...

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Why Walking Might Be Better Than Running

Itís very hard to get medical professionals to agree on anything. People have different areas of focus in their respective disciplines, always working on some type of hypothesis or solving some problem, and very rarely does the medic...

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Want to Live a Long and Healthy Life? Here Are Tips to Get You Started

When it comes to enjoying a long and healthy life, it is not the quick fixes that will get you there. The key to this longevity is incorporating small daily habits that you will stick with for the long h...

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3 Quick Ways to Improve Your Sleep Habits

Scientists arenít entirely sure why some organisms sleep. This not only means that human sleep is a relative mystery, but also the sleep of many other organisms. Dogs sleep about 70% of their lives, versus only around 30% for humans...

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Struggling with Your Morning Routine? How to Kick it Into Gear This Fall

You are not alone if you have had a difficult time adjusting to a morning routine lately. With kids all across the nation back in school full time and many workers leaving the convenience of the home o...

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Wellness Centers Reopening in Numbers

A wellness center is defined in a fairly broad sense as an establishment in which someone enters to receive various treatments that are designed to care for the mind and body. Over the course of the past couple of generations, America's...

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Looking to Get in Some Extra Steps Each Day? Here Are Easy Ways to Do It

Most health experts recommend that you aim to get in at least 10,000 steps per day. Unless you have a job that keeps you on your feet all day, this can be a difficult goal to reach. However, there are ...

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Worried About the Freshman 15? Here is How You Can Avoid This Weight Gain

With students heading back to college all across the nation, the dreaded term "Freshman 15" is sneaking back into many conversations. This term references the weight gain that college freshmen may put...

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Avoiding Carpal Tunnel for At-Home Workers

Avoiding Carpal Tunnel for At-Home Workers Carpal tunnel syndrome inflicts millions of people every year and causes numbness, tingling, and sometimes even a dull, aching pain (like arthritis) in the hands and fingers. This happens ...

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Is a Wellness Coach Worth the Money?

A wellness coach is an individual who works with you in a one on one fashion to offer professional coaching and advice to help you make lifestyle changes. This isn't just like hiring someone who is there to shout at you like a drill serg...

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Breathing Exercises for Stress

Your stress levels are tied directly to your overall wellness and thereís really no way around that fact. The more stressed out you are, the worse you will ultimately feel. Thatís not only because stress brings with it feelings of anxiety, ma...

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Ivermectin and the Information Age

To say that the COVID-19 virus is a hot-button, polarizing topic would be the understatement of the year. America is considering forced vaccinations. The UK and France already have vaccine passports. Countries like Australia and New Zealan...

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Tips to Help You and Your Family Have a Healthy and Happy Fall Season

The calendar has flipped from August to September, meaning that fall is right around the corner. This season of transition brings back to school excitement, turning leaves, and cooler temperatures. It als...

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Is it Worth it to Buy Home Gym Equipment?

When it comes to your overall wellness, most medical experts agree that exercise is incredibly important. Especially in times like these, where weíre dealing with a global pandemic, having a strong immune system is vital to helping ...

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Worried About Dementia as You Age? Here Are the Biggest Risk Factors

It is understandable to be worried about mental decline as you age. While there are some risk factors that are beyond your control, there are distinct influences that you can work to negate. It is never to...

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COVID-19 Surges as Kids Head Back to School: The Latest on the Pandemic

The timing of the fifth wave of COVID-19 could not be any worse. Cases continue to surge throughout much of the US as kids everywhere head back to school. Here is the latest on the pandemic this week. ...

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Diagnosed with Lactose Intolerance? Here is What You Need to Know

Your mind may be swirling if you have recently been diagnosed with lactose intolerance. This condition leads to a host of digestive issues after consuming dairy products. While it is not life-threatening, man...

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Winter Wellness Tips for the Coming Season

As the leaves fall off the trees and the sun peaks lower in the sky, it is easy to fall behind on self-care and feel bad. Seasonal depression is a real phenomenon that affects many people in the season of cold weather. If you live i...

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Speaking with Your Doctor About the Vaccine

Speaking with Your Doctor About the Vaccine If one were to judge what's happening in America based on what the television and mainstream Internet news says, one would reach the conclusion that America is a horribly racist place wh...

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Natural Ways to Boost the Immune System

Natural Ways to Boost the Immune System With the Coronavirus still raging on, according to most experts, millions of people are exercising extreme caution in where they go, what they touch, and with whom they come in contact. People a...

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Drinking Chlorophyll Water: Apparently Itís The Next Big Thing

Health fads are nothing new, in fact they probably go back all the way to the dawn of humanity. However, with the rise of the internet, people have been able to share lots of information and testimonials with eac...

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Essential Wellness Tips for Fall 2021

As the summer heat begins to cool down and days get shorter, the psychological benefits of the warm weather begin to wear off. Seasonal depression is unquestionably relevant to many people, and as the fall begins, many may feel that thei...

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Lessons on Mental Health From the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Though the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were postponed to 2021, the intensity and scope of the event hasn't changed. What has changed is how the athletes and coaches are handling the stress of the event. The combination of the ong...

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3 Ways to Relieve Lock-Down Stress

According to all reputable news sources, of which there certainly are not many, the federal government is again planning for another round of lock-downs due to the supposed COVID surge in the United States. Unlike the last round of lock-do...

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Exercising in Cramped Quarters

In case you didn't know, the United States is about to be thrust into another series of lock-downs, which are going to inevitably cause most businesses to close, schools to shutter, and most people are going to be confined in their homes more ...

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Three General Wellness Guidelines for the Pandemic

President Joe Biden's administration announced earlier this week that mandatory lock-downs, handed down from the federal government, look like they're on the horizon. A push to get everyone vaccinated is failing due to the ...

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Entering Your Golden Years? Here is What You Need to Eat for Good Health

Just because you have finally reached the golden years of your life, it does not mean that you can stop being intentional in your eating habits. In fact, this is one of the most important seasons of l...

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Looking to Boost Your Immunity to Protect Against Delta? Try These Tips

With the COVID-19 Delta variant going on a tear throughout the US, more and more people are getting serious about boosting their immunity. This latest strain of the COVID-19 virus is proving that it can...

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Could an Off-Balance Thyroid be Causing Your Health Issues? Signs of a Problem

The thyroid gland plays a vital role in a variety of body functions, including the regulation of your metabolism, body temperature, menstrual cycle, and much more. If the thyroid is thrown out of...

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Heading Out into the Sun? Beware of These Sun Sensitivity Boosters

'Tis the season to go outside and soak up the sun. During the dog days of summer, it is not surprising when more people take advantage of the long days and warm temperatures. While this is usually great fun,...

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How to Cope With Disappointment in Your Life

On Friday July 16, several announcements were made that athletes expected to compete in the Tokyo Olympics would be curtailed as a result of their positive COVID-19 test results. The Tokyo Olympics have already been delayed for on...

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Remote Working Fitness Tips

Remote Working Fitness Tips Yes, the global pandemic is still running quite strong. Since Biden was elected President and Trump is out, you will rarely hear about it on mainstream media anymore, outside of news claiming that a Republican-led stat...

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Study Shows 25% of Americans Lack Access to Therapy

On July 8, results from a survey conducted in December 2020 by the United States Census Bureau indicated that one in four American adults who have anxiety or depression don't have access to the mental healthcare they need i...

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Returning to Work Have You Feeling Anxious? How You Can Cope

It is understandable if you feel anxious at work. This is particularly true if you have recently returned to an office setting after working from home over the last year because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. W...

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Why the COVID-19 Delta Variant is Making News; What You Need to Know

If you have read any of the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic, you have surely heard about the concerning delta variant. This variant is rapidly spreading throughout the globe, hitting places that had p...

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How to Tell If You Have Sexual Tension With Someone

Sexuality is a part of wellness that often gets overlooked due to the taboos. Cultural taboos around talking about sexuality prevent a lot of people from admitting their feelings and dealing with them. Suppressed feelings c...

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Uncomplicated Methods to Reduce Anxiety

The constant stresses of modern adult life can cause mild anxiety in anyone. From social anxiety resulting from social media to anxiety caused by work stresses, there are ways to cope with it and make yourself feel more relaxed. Here a...

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What Happens When You Start Going to Therapy

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the mental health of many Americans has suffered. A lot of people have sought mental health counseling or medication for the first time. Some people who used to have a mental health provider sough...

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How to Take Care of Yourself Like a Pro

Since the COVID-19 global health crisis became an official pandemic in March 2020, people all over the United States have experienced intense stress, isolation, loneliness, anxiety, depression, despair and a sense of hopelessness. From...

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Focusing on Mental Health When Returning to the Office

Mental health is one of the major wellness issues affecting Americans. One of the main drivers of mental health is our jobs. What happens at work affects our well-being in numerous ways. The pandemic has changed many pre...

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With COVID-19 Affecting Kids, Here is What You Need to Know About MIS-C

As more adults become vaccinated, the age group that is seeing some of the most explosive growth of COVID-19 includes children not yet eligible for the vaccine. While it is true that COVID-19 is general...

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How to Manage Anxiety After Social Distancing for a Year

After nearly 18 months of social distancing, people are finally feeling more comfortable leaving their homes and joining their friends and extended family members. People are also doing more activities in person, such ...

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Dealing with Diabetes? Here is What You Should and Should Not Drink

When you are dealing with diabetes, you have to worry about more than just what you eat. You also need to take care to ensure that you are drinking the right beverages to keep this condition under control. ...

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Traveling This Summer? What You Need to Know to Stay Healthy

As the world begins to slowly open up again, many people are itching to get back out there and start traveling. Before you throw all caution to the wind, it is important to consider the safety precautions that you...

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Types of Psychotherapy That Can Help With Your Pain

Many people suffer from chronic pain, and addiction to painkillers is all too common in the United States. The American healthcare system lacks sufficient services for addiction and pain management. Even people who don't be...

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Cancel Routine Health Screenings During the Pandemic? What to Do Now

Many Americans put off routine health screenings during the pandemic because they did not want to venture into healthcare settings. However, with a widely available vaccine and a better understanding of th...

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Biden Administration Makes Push to Get More Americans Vaccinated

The administration of President Joe Biden announced a major new initiative designed to get more Americans vaccinated ahead of the 4th of July holiday. At the beginning of May, the White House announced an aggr...

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Struggling with a Weight Loss Plateau? Here is How You Can Break Through

Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight has likely experienced the dreaded plateau. While the weight generally comes off easy during the first few weeks of the effort, this progress eventually stalls ...

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5 Tips for Getting Back to Normal After COVID-19 Restrictions

Most states have lifted all or nearly all of their restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, Ohio lifted all of its health orders on Wednesday, June 2. While some states and individual businesses...

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Still on the Fence About the COVID-19 Vaccine? Read This for Reassurance

While there is still a massive COVID-19 vaccine shortage on a global level, the US is reaching the point in which it is easy for nearly any adult living anywhere in the country to get the coveted vacci...

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May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

All across the United States, governors and mayors are making declarations for Mental Health Awareness Month, which takes place during the month of May. While most people recognize the importance of achieving and maintaining physical heal...

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Understanding How Multiple Sclerosis Affects the Body in Multiple Ways

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the central nervous system, disrupting the exchange of information between the brain and the rest of the body. According to the National MS Society, ther...

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Many people struggle to take care of their mental health at some point in life. Others have struggled with this problem for a lengthy period. But ther...

Use the habits shared below to boost your mental health and become a happy person. 1. Socialize We are currently deali...

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COVID-19 Have You Exercising with a Mask? Here is What You Need to Know

While most gyms and outdoor recreational areas have opened their doors back up to guests wanting to work up a sweat, many of these places understandably still have mask mandates in place. This means tha...

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Heat is on the Way. How You Can Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

Air conditioning is a luxury that not everyone has access to. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more difficult to find relief from the heat with so many public spaces operating at a limited capa...

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Spring Has Sprung and So Have Seasonal Allergies. Or is it COVID-19?

It is that time of the year again. Everything is in bloom, sending seasonal allergy sufferers scrambling to find relief from the elements of spring. What was once an accepted nuisance by many is now soundi...

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How What You Fuel Your Body With Can Affect Your Body's Immune Function

How you choose to nourish your body has far-reaching effects that go well beyond your waistline measurements. What you eat can also have significant effects on the function of your body's immune system....

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Are Mandatory Wellness Checks the Future?

There are essentially two schools of thought when it comes to the novel coronavirus pandemic Covid-19. The first is that it's just a strain of the flu, a virus that is a problem yet has a 99.8% survival rate, and so there's no need ...

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Not Experiencing Vaccine Side Effects? Medical Experts Say Not to Worry

Now that more and more Americans are finally getting the COVID-19 vaccine, one of the hottest topics of conversation in many social circles is to compare side effects from the shot. This comparison inev...

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There are different aspects of wellness that are more than working out and eating healthy food. Even though the two take a significant percentage of y...

Numerous dimensions of wellness have different benefits to your health. However, when combined, you can realize faster r...

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Exploring the Lessons Learned as a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Looking back over the last year, it is clear that the world has learned some important lessons as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This global health crisis has put the spotlight on health and wellness whi...

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What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Herd Immunity and How We Can Lose It

Herd immunity is a phrase that has been thrown around repeatedly over the last year. But what exactly is herd immunity and why is it considered to be the holy grail of the COVID-19 crisis? Here is wha...

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Therapy Dogs Could Be a Key Support for Mental Wellness

In the April 2021 issue of EMS World, researchers point out that therapy dogs could be a key support for mental wellness in high-stress professions. There are no textbooks that describe or teach first responders how to ...

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Recovering from the Mental Health Fallout of the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lives of everyday Americans for 13 months and counting. Many people have endured stress and trauma. According to Archana Basu of Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public H...

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5 Things to Know About Your CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Card

The United States far exceeded President Biden's promise and goal to get 100 million shots into arms by his 100th day of being president. That goal was met on day 58. On that day, he updated the goal to be 200 million...

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Looking to Lose the COVID-19 Weight? Try These Small and Achievable Steps

Do not get down on yourself if you have put on some weight over the last year. Recent studies show that an overwhelming amount of Americans gained some extra pounds during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemi...

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Home Office Got You Feeling Sore? Here Are Tips to Improve the Ergonomics

If you are like many workers, you are spending more time working out of a home office due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. After over a year at this telecommuting gig, you may also be noticing that y...

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CDC Updates Social Distancing Guidelines for School Wellness

Since COVID-19 was declared to be a pandemic by the WHO on March 11, 2020, public health authorities have strongly encouraged people to maintain "social distancing" of six feet. This means not standing closer than ...

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Problems Sleeping? It Might be What You Are Eating That is Keeping You Up

One of the biggest culprits of a restless night is what you may be fueling your body with during the day. What you eat can have a significant effect on how you feel throughout the day and how well you...

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How the COVID-19 Vaccine Was Able to Be Pushed Through So Quickly

It is understandable that some people are skeptical about the effectiveness and safety of the COVID-19 vaccine. When a vaccine arrives in a record amount of time, it is natural to wonder how this was made pos...

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What Can You and Cannot Do Once You Are Fully Vaccinated? Read This

After an entire year of battling the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, there is finally light at the end of the tunnel. This light is coming in the form of a mass vaccination effort. Signaling to the nation tha...

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A significant percentage of your health problems are related to your lifestyle. Therefore, you can prevent life-threatening diseases like cancer, stro...

Living a healthier life starts with making a few changes to what you eat and some of your activities. Then, follow the s...

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One Year Since the Pandemic Began. What Do We Know Now That We Didn't Then?

It has officially been one year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 global pandemic. Since that time, the world has been turned upside-down with over 2.6 million deaths a...

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Having Trouble Sleeping During the Pandemic? Here is Why and What You Can Do

You are not alone if you are suffering from insomnia during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the promising news on the horizon with more and more people getting vaccinated and cases beginning...

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The best way to live a happy, enjoyable life is by taking care of your body, balancing your emotions and soul, and working towards improving your heal...

So, are you good to go? Here's your ultimate guide to a happy, enjoyable life. MEDITATE to KEEP AWAY STRESS Stress is a...

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7 Wellness Activities to Try This Spring

On March 3, Illinois State University sent a message welcoming spring and inviting its community to partake in some fun activities that promote wellness. After being cooped up for the winter, most people are ready to get out of the ho...

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Many people do not understand the importance of health and wellness. Therefore, they take these issues lightly until they fall sick and they realize t...

Let a bottle of Water Be Your First Drink When You Wake Up A bottle of water in the morning will improve your health sig...

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Waking Up in the Middle of the Night? How to Fall Back Asleep Quickly

While many people do not have issues falling asleep, staying that way may be a big problem. There are few things more frustrating than waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall back ...

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About to Get Your Second COVID-19 Shot? How to Manage the Side Effects

Every day, thousands of Americans are receiving their second shot of the coveted COVID-19 vaccine. For most people, the second shot is what triggers the more severe side effects. While some people repor...

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7 Ways Sudden Weather Changes Can Affect Your Health

Climate change experts have stated that hotter temperatures aren't the only thing that will result from increased carbon in the atmosphere. Another serious effect is wild weather. During the week of February 15, a severe s...

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COVID-19 Pandemic Leads to Large Drop in Adult Vaccination Rates

The COVID-19 pandemic has been at the head of public health concerns for about one year. However, there are some other concerning issues that also need to be addressed. Adults are slacking on getting vaccinated...

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Want to Share Your Excitement About Receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine? Think Again

You cannot get on social media these days without seeing snapshots of COVID-19 vaccination cards. It is understandable that people are excited to share the good news when they are lucky enough t...

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How to Store Your Produce for Optimal Taste, Longevity, and Nutrition

While it may not seem like it now with winter weather gripping much of the nation, spring is just around the corner. With the arrival of spring comes a full bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. This is ...

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10 Ways to Have Fun and Boost Your mental Wellness

Mental health among all Americans has taken a turn for the worse in the past year. A contentious presidential election, the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters and more have all conspired to decrease overall mental wellness...

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Is Intermittent Fasting the Diet Plan for You? What You Need to Know

A recent study out of the UK is shedding more light on the effectiveness of intermittent fasting. If you have been trying to shed some pounds with little success, you may want to consider this new trend in...

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7 Tips to Eat and Drink Your Way to Wellness

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a surge of anxiety and depression. People are having mental health issues at alarmingly high rates, and treatment is difficult to get. For people who can get it, it's often unaffordabl...

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COVID-19 Triggers Stress and Mental Health Problems in Teens

More than 45% of high school students report feeling stressed from school and the COVID-19 pandemic. This information is from a new survey released on Friday, February 5. Virtual learning is still taking place for ...

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What is Food Insecurity and Why is it Such a Problem Now for So Many?

While many health experts and government officials are rightfully focused on controlling the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another huge problem that millions of Americans are facing as a resul...

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SARS CoV-2 Variants Are Rapidly Changing the Pandemic's Direction

On January 28, public health professionals announced that two South Carolina residents were found to be infected with the South Africa strain of the COVID-19 virus. The day before, a Minnesota resident was fou...

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CDC Unsure if Coronavirus Variants Cause Rare Complications in Children

Over the past month or two, scientists who have been genotyping samples of the SARS CoV-2 virus have noticed several important mutations. When viruses replicate, mutations are inevitable. Most of the mut...

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How the Biden Administration Plan to Speed Up the Vaccination Efforts

On Wednesday, Joseph R. Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. Regardless of what side of the political aisle that you fall on, there is no doubt that a new president comes with a ...

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Why You Shouldn't Postpone Your or Your Child's Wellness Visits

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, many people have been staying at home most or even all of the time. This means that a lot of people have missed important health screenings, preventive care and o...

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College Students Make Calls to Senior Citizens Isolated By Covid-19

Living in social isolation is not easy for anyone. When there's no choice about the matter, a simple gesture can make all the difference. In San Diego, one professor at the University of San Diego has report...

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COVID-19 Infections Confer Five Months of Reliable Immunity to Most

In a study published on January 14 by Public Health England, researchers found that people infected by COVID-19 maintain an effective level of natural immunity for about five months. The researchers looked a...

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10 Ways to Help Families That Are Food-insecure

Food insecurity had already been rising in the United States before the COVID-19 pandemic began. The pandemic has made the situation much worse for many American families. Millions of people who never visited a food bank before...

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