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Five Different Types of Meditation

Five Different Types of Meditation

When reading the other articles in this issue, you’ve no doubt come across several different kinds of meditation. Listed below are some succinct descriptions for some these meditative practices: Mindfulness Meditation  Mindfulness meditation emphasizes being cognizant of one’s surroundings. Furthermore, ...

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A Bad Look: Adverse Reactions to Tattoos

A Bad Look: Adverse Reactions to Tattoos

Tattoos have become increasingly common among adults of both genders; a poll conducted in late 2015 found that nearly a third (29%) of US adults had at least one tattoo on their body. The main drawback of this form of ...

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Examining The Cycle of Overeating

Examining The Cycle of Overeating

Even if you’re overweight, eating too much food on a regular basis can be a tough habit to stop. This fact helps to explain the growing rate of obesity in the United States. If a report in the journal Nutrition ...

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Four Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Four Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

The number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease continues to rise; as of 2016, it is believed that roughly 5.4 million Americans have this condition. Many Alzheimer’s sufferers need the help of a caregiver to perform daily tasks. While caregivers certainly ...

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Why Smoking Could be Bad for Your Spine

Why Smoking Could be Bad for Your Spine

The risks of smoking are widely known to both young and old alike. For example, committed smokers face a far greater likelihood of stroke, coronary artery disease, lung cancer and lung disease, among other consequences. If that is still not ...

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Genes, Stroke and Dementia

Genes, Stroke and Dementia

Aside from affecting the health of the brain, both stroke and dementia are unfortunately very common; various forms of dementia afflict millions of Americans, whereas stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. A recent study ...

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