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Healthy Living

What Can you do to Promote Healthy Living in Your Home

Every other day we’re informed of yet another cancer-causing ingredient or cooking method, and it seems like we can never get ahead. But don’t panic. While it’s true a healthy lifestyle feels harder to come by than ever, there are still many ways to promote healthy living within your four walls.

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There is no question health …

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Nutrition / Technology

5 Apps That Will Make Creating a Diet Simple and Fun

There’s no doubt creating and following through with a diet can be difficult, but it’s also essential for a healthy lifestyle. When starting out, you often have to find new recipes, sometimes try foods you’ve never eaten before, and unfortunately cut some of your favorites out of your diet altogether. Luckily, modern technology has simplified …

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Nutrition

What to do When you Know Nothing About Nutrition

Our relationships with food, weight and health are complicated. For some, food is a four-letter-word. For others, it’s never been an issue at all. And for still others, it’s a subject they’d like to know more about, but don’t know how to begin.

Unfortunately, the vast amount of information and misinformation available has done nothing to …

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Running

How to Take Advantage of your Running Time

We all know how important exercise is. Touted as one of the most comprehensive workouts, the benefits of running go far beyond the physical. Running has been shown to prolong life and significantly impact cardiovascular health. It’s also credited with reducing stress and improving your overall mood.

But running takes time, and sometimes it feels like …

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Alternative Medicine / Health Care

7 Gadgets You Didn’t Know Could Improve Your Health

It seems everywhere you look, people are wearing Fitbits, the wrist wearable that gives you an inside look at your level of exercise on a daily basis. The health benefits of these little wrist wearables are widely known and accepted as folks everywhere are monitoring their vital signs and tracking their steps.

Awareness alone can empower …

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Wellness

How to Promote a Company Culture of Wellness

With insurance premiums on the rise, employee health has become a prime concern for many businesses. On average, an unhealthy employee costs companies around $12,000 per active employee. Is it any surprise companies cite declining employee health as one of the main challenges when trying to find affordable health care?

It isn’t just businesses that suffer …

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Weight Loss

How to Stay Motivated About Weight Loss When you Travel

When you’re working hard to lose weight, the idea of leaving home can be scary. At home, you’re in charge of the food that lives inside your refrigerator. At home, you know where the nearest gym is.

But sometimes you can’t do anything about it. Business trips happen, and you don’t want to let your weight …

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Running

What are the Limits of the Human Runner

In 2008, Olympic legend Usain Bolt set the current 100-meter world record and triggered a flurry of debate: Have humans reached the limits of their running potential? It seems the only way this debate will end is with the passage of time, but that doesn’t stop researchers from funding studies.

For the average Joe runner, the …

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Health Care

Is Your Hospital Prepared for a Cyber Attack?

For most of us, the thought that our hospital could become the target of a major cyberattack never seems to come up as an issue. After all, what could anyone possibly want with medical records? The truth is that the danger is real; health records contain highly sensitive information that can be used for nefarious …