August 2014


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Freezing temps? Check. Gray skies? Check. Crabby mood? Check again. But not for long! It may be gloomy outside, but your outlook doesn't have to be...

To read the full article The secrets to a super-happy winter, click here.


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Health Tip: Treating Canker Sores
Suggestions that may ease the pain


Canker sores are small ulcers that form inside and around the mouth, often due to an injury to sensitive tissue.

To read the full article Health Tip: Treating Canker Sores, click here.
shift-work130x100.jpgPeople who work shifts are not able to comply with the natural sleep/wake rhythm based on the cycle of day and night. Their internal body clock becomes unbalanced. The consequences of this can be a variety of metabolic disorders which, on a long-term basis, can be accompanied by a range of illnesses, psychological disorders and even the inability to work.

To read the full article Shift Work And Metabolic Disorders , click here.

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 Meditation Can Make the World Seem a Less Threatening Place
It's going to be a difficult holiday season for a man named Demitrius, who didn't want to use his full name to protect his privacy.

To read the full article Addicts Overcome Holiday Stress with Meditation , click here.


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Do all contraceptives lower ovarian cancer risk?


Birth control pills have long been known to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, but a new study suggests any type of contraceptive - even, surprisingly, vasectomy - may also be protective.

To read the full article Do all contraceptives lower ovarian cancer risk?, click here.


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Vaccines aren't just for kids. Here's why grown-ups need them, too.


Think of vaccines and you might envision teary-eyed kids at the doctor’s office or flu clinic getting a cartoon character bandage on their arm after getting a shot.

To read the full article 12 Reasons Why Adults Need Vaccines , click here.

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Aspirin May Reduce Cancer Risk, But Caution Urged
Some experts say study isn't strong enough for doctors to start recommending a daily dose


A new report from British scientists suggests that long-term, daily aspirin use may modestly lower the risk of dying of certain cancers, though experts warn the study isn't strong enough to recommend healthy people start taking a pill that can cause bleeding and other problems.

To read the full article Aspirin May Reduce Cancer Risk, But Caution Urged, click here.


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Imagination Diet: Thinking About Eating Kills Cravings
Study: Habituate Your Mind to Treats and You Want Them Less


This holiday season, visions of sugar plums dancing in your head, or any other treats for that matter, may be the best way to ensure that you don't overindulge, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University.

To read the full article Imagination Diet: Thinking About Eating Kills Cravings, click here.


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Older Men Get Less Effective Prostate Cancer Care

Old age is no hindrance to benefitting from prostate cancer surgery and radiation therapy, according to a new U.S. study that shows men over 75 often get less effective treatment than their younger peers.

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pinch130x100.jpgThe Best Ways to Lose Weight and Eat Healthfully in the New Year

It's resolution time again, and often the first resolution on most people’s lists is to lose weight and eat more healthfully. But how exactly do we do that and how do we keep ourselves from becoming a resolution dropout once Feb. 1 rolls around?

To read the full article The Best Ways to Lose Weight and Eat Healthfully in the New Year, click here.