How Long Do You Really Need to Wash Your Hands?

How Long Do You Really Need to Wash Your Hands?

Handwashing is one of the top strategies you can use to prevent the spread of colds, flu, salmonella and other germs that cause illness. The key to this technique is to do it correctly...
10 Ways to Treat a UTI at Home

10 Ways to Treat a UTI at Home

Chances are, you’ve experienced the unpleasantness of a urinary tract infection: that urge to pee every 15 minutes, along with the associated awful burning sensations, and those razor sharp pains. Then, possibly, there’s the...
Southwest Sweet Potato Poutine

Southwest Sweet Potato Poutine

Nothing says fall like a cozy dish featuring sweet potatoes—they're versatile, filling, and packed full of vitamins and minerals. I like to use them in stews, bowls, or baked and piled high with all sorts...
Can Strength Training Calm Your Anxiety?

Can Strength Training Calm Your Anxiety?

Anxiety and depression are two mental health issues that are often associated. Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress, but it becomes unhealthy when as it appears to take on a life of its...
7 Things You Do Every Day That Increase Dementia Risk

7 Things You Do Every Day That Increase Dementia Risk

It’s normal for brain function to decline as we age. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about it. There are things you can do to improve brain function and lower risk of...
Why We Crave Pumpkin-Flavored Food Every Fall

Why We Crave Pumpkin-Flavored Food Every Fall

As the leaves begin to turn and the air cools in the Western Hemisphere, many begin to crave the scent and taste of pumpkin spice. You may be one of those people — and...
8 Reasons Your Back Hurts

8 Reasons Your Back Hurts

1. THE HABIT: SLEEPING ON AN OLD MATTRESS According to the National Sleep Foundation, a good mattress will last nine to ten years. Haven’t replaced yours since Cheers first aired? Chances are that your spine...
13 Signs You Might Have a Magnesium Deficiency

13 Signs You Might Have a Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for overall health. Magnesium is used in over 300 biochemical processes, and helps regulate nerve and muscle and functions, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure and is part of the...
How Empathy Improves Your Health

How Empathy Improves Your Health

Empathy, the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes, so to speak, and understand their feelings and point of view, is a character trait that may benefit society and individuals in multiple ways....
7 Simple Steps to Get Ready for Cold and Flu Season

7 Simple Steps to Get Ready for Cold and Flu Season

It’s here again: cold and flu season. No need to begrudgingly slather yourself in antibacterial goop and set out the welcome mat for the viral onslaught. Rather than just tackling the cold or flu when it hits, why...

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