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Health

Juicing and smoothie nutritional considerations

Trendy diets during hot weather are all the rage, especially when it comes to the various juicing and smoothie programs that are being advertised on the market today.

Health

Benefits of eating carbohydrates

Ah, carbohydrates, though often touted by the media as an enemy in the game of weight loss, they are an essential macronutrient as our body's main source of fuel and a necessary component to maintaining proper cellular function.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using mindfulness to lower stress

Many chronic conditions, like high blood pressure, insomnia or heartburn, can be traced to a single common problem: stress.

Cardiology

Heart attacks—different signs for men, women

We've all seen the movie scenes where a man gasps, clutches his chest and falls to the ground. In reality, a heart attack victim could easily be a woman, and the scene not so dramatic.

Health

Want to avoid a cold? Try a tattoo or twenty, says researcher

There's no known cure for the common cold, but receiving multiple tattoos can strengthen your immunological responses, potentially making you heartier in fighting off common infections, according to research by a trio of ...

Health

How to have a well-stocked first-aid kit

A well-stocked first-aid kit can help you respond effectively to common injuries and emergencies. Ideally, one kit should be in the home and one in the family car.

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