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Avoiding Common Exercise Mistakes

Avoiding Common Exercise Mistakes

So, you decided to begin exercising regularly. Good choice, but be careful – many people begin exercising with the best of intentions, only to accidentally hurt or overwork themselves. In fact, there a number of common errors that exercise novices ...

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Giving Your Health a Boost with Beans

Giving Your Health a Boost with Beans

At first glance, beans don’t seem to be the most glamorous of foods, and may not appear to be an excellent source of nutrition. Their bland appearance, however, belies their numerous health benefits. By learning more about beans and their ...

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8 Ways to Keep Off Holiday Weight

8 Ways to Keep Off Holiday Weight

Holidays are wonderful time, full of family, friends and food. Oh yes, the food – tasty treats seem to be everywhere at holiday time. Unfortunately, all of this additional snacking soon adds up, leading to bulging waistlines and New Year’s ...

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Getting More Done at the Office

Getting More Done at the Office

Nearly everyone knows the feeling of being stressed out at work – impending deadlines, IT problems, overdue and delayed projects, and tedious meetings are just some examples of obstacles that ruin your workday. While there’s no way to avoid every ...

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Osteoarthritis: Is it Worse in the Winter?

Osteoarthritis: Is it Worse in the Winter?

There’s a good chance that you’ve heard someone blame their arthritis pain on the winter cold. At first glance, this might sound like a credible complaint. But is this common accusation actually accurate? According to a 2017 report, the answer ...

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A Warning Sign of Stroke

A Warning Sign of Stroke

There are a number of factors that can determine your personal risk of stroke. For example, conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes can easily make stroke much more likely. Likewise, women and older adults face a elevated threat ...

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A Barrage of Pain: A Look at Cluster Headaches

A Barrage of Pain: A Look at Cluster Headaches

Like the common cold and chicken pox, practically everyone has suffered from headaches at one point or another. While a headache can make life miserable, they are usually just a short-term annoyance. For those suffering from cluster headaches, however, headache ...

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The Many Parts of the Nervous System

The Many Parts of the Nervous System

Though you’ve almost certainly heard of the nervous system, many people would be hard-pressed to describe it. This network of nerves and cells plays a massive role in our everyday lives, controlling everything from voluntary muscle movements to balance to ...

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5 Ways to Improve Balance With Exercise

5 Ways to Improve Balance With Exercise

When the body is young, balance isn’t really much of a problem, and most people can easily avoid painful stumbles and falls. Unfortunately, Father Time often saps the body this ability, reducing our coordination and reaction speeds. On a positive ...

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