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Understanding Arthritis — Types, Treatments, and Myths

April 12, 2017

Around 21 million people report that arthritis restricts their functional capabilities in some way, usually manifesting as pain, stiffness, loss of function, and in worse cases, loss of independence. When it comes to joint care, understanding what’s true and what’s not can help you take a positive action to reduce the painful effects of arthritis. […]

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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 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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