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Break the Cycle of Chronic Pain

April 5, 2017

Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. So, if your life or the life of someone you love has been hijacked by pain, triggered by arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, disc problems, fibromyalgia, headaches, sciatica, or other causes. You’ll love these tips to successfully manage chronic pain. […]

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Breaking Down The Barriers: Find Your Exercise Motivation!

April 1, 2017

Despite there being libraries full of research material that confirms that regular exercise brings a whole smorgasbord of benefits, statistics from the US Department of Health and Human Sciences reveal that only around 35% of adults engage in regular physical activity, and around 25% admit to doing none at all. So what is it that prevents people from taking a dose of medicine that is clearly good for them? […]

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Stress Management: Arousal and Value Judgement

March 22, 2017

Stress management wisdom – Stress is, at its core, how we communicate with ourselves. Instead of being afraid of stress, learn to listen to it and use it as a tool that facilitates self-awareness and self- understanding. Don’t try to reduce or eliminate stress. Instead, as you’ll see in this lecture, learn to make stress work for you. […]

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The Zika Virus: What Have We Learned So Far?

March 15, 2017

Although the Zika virus existed in central Africa decades ago, the rapid spread of the virus around the world in only a couple of years is a significant event. What do we already know, and what do we still have to learn about this prolific virus? […]

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Can These 8 Superfoods Really Make You Smarter?

March 8, 2017

We have all heard that the secret to a better brain lies in a diet rich with superfoods like fish oil, vitamins, power drinks, and antioxidants. But what are the truths behind these claims? […]

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The Iceberg—Visible and Hidden Identity

February 16, 2017

By Jason M. Satterfield, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco When teaching students about identity, we often begin the class with something called the iceberg exercise. […]

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How to Make Stress Work for You: The Torch Podcast

February 8, 2017

On this Episode of The Torch, host Ed Leon and professor Kimberlee Bethany Bonura examine the why, what, and how of stress management. Listen in, and learn how to overcome the negative impacts of stress in many positive ways. […]

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Are We Headed Back to the Pre-Antibiotic Era?

February 7, 2017

We now have a moral obligation to use antibiotics more wisely than ever before. They are only beneficial under some circumstances, and have real risks of side effects. inappropriate use is leading to “superbugs” and a possible return to the pre-antibiotic era, where we will have no drugs to treat the pathogens. […]

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The Immune Response

February 5, 2017

By Anthony A. Goodman, M.D., Montana State University The immune response in a human’s immune system is remarkably complex, very efficient, and profoundly fascinating. Let’s investigate. There […]

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