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5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System During This Pandemic

Here are five basic pillars of healthy living: Eat plants. Move. Breathe. Fast.…


Why we need stress... in moderation

COVID-19 Foreword When writing this article, I was hoping to convey how stress…


Do you have anxiety? Your mitochondria could be struggling to create energy.

The Takeaway: New research shows that anxiety is marked by dysfunction of our…


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Sunshine and fish oil: are you getting enough vitamin D?

In the 19th century, an epidemic raged in Europe and the United States.…


This Is Your Brain on Cigarettes. How and Why to Quit.

Rebecca started smoking when she was 16 years old. At 33, she was diagnosed…


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Sleep: The Goldilocks of Cardiology

How sleep duration raises the risk of heart attack Sleep. That time that…


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Out of Shape: Why We Lose Our Fitness

Why do we lose our fitness when we stop exercising? It’s a deceptively simple…


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#GirlsWithMuscles - Why Women Shouldn't Be Afraid to Lift Weights

For my first LIFE Apps blog post, I wanted to address something that I am very…


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A Short History of Sickness and Why Prevention is Best

Throughout history, societies, technology and knowledge have evolved…


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Young at Heart: Heart attack rates are rising fastest in young women

In the battle for equality between the sexes, it seems women are on the verge…