What’s the Buzz on CBD Oil and Massage?

There’s plenty of talk lately about the benefits of CBD (formally known as cannabidiol) as a wonder drug with a myriad of applications. After gaining prominence for its effectiveness at combatting epileptic seizures among children, CBD has been pro

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Five Healthy Habits Can Add Years to Your Life

First the good news: Scientists have identified five healthy habits that, taken together, could add a dozen or more years to your life. And now the bad news: These are the same old habits we’ve all heard about a thousand times, so there are no fanc

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Causes and Treatment of Osteoporosis

Life just wouldn’t be the same without our bones. For one thing, we’d all be lying around like jellyfish on a beach. We’re just no good without that internal support system that keeps our muscles and internal organs anchored in place. With that

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What Are The Alternatives to Opioids for Pain Relief?

Opioid addiction has been prominent in the news in recent years for reasons political, economic, and, for far too many Americans, personal. With “pain” recorded as the most common reason we access the health care system—affecting more of us

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Take Action Now to Reduce the Risk of Dementia Later

Concerns about dementia are on the rise as our population ages. How do we prevent it? How do we cure it? How do we accommodate people who have it? We will likely be seeking answers to these questions for many years to come, and judging by a recent

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Which Came First, the Happy Person or the Active Person?

Looking for a little extra happiness? Move. No, we’re not talking about packing your house into a U-Haul and heading for the coast. All you really need to do is get out of your chair and take a stroll around the office. That’s the conclusion d

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Short Bursts of Exercise Can Add up to Better Health

We should all be familiar by now with the government’s official Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, which recommend that for substantial health benefits, adults should get at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise (or at least 75 m

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Is the Keto Diet Worth It?

As expected, the arrival of the new year has brought with it a rush of stories on new diet resolutions — along with some serious misinformation about how effective they might be. The “hot new trend” according to many of these stories is the ket

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