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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.

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.

Health

Avoiding colds and flu

Celebrating fall and looking forward to the holiday season is exciting for most of us. We look forward to bonfires, falling leaves, social gatherings and holiday events. We share laughs and visits with friends and family. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxiety and depression in children, adolescents

Childhood mental health awareness has increased in recent years, but the majority of children and adolescents with mental health issues remain undiagnosed and untreated.

Medications

Do adults need booster shots?

When we think of vaccinations, the image of children getting their shots at a health clinic comes to mind, but there are many reasons adults need to think about vaccinations, as well.

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