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Staying Healthy This Season

Mug by icy window; staying healthy this season.

Around this time of year we usually start seeing more sicknesses like colds and flus, so we start getting more questions about how to keep the immune system healthy and how to decrease your chances of getting sick. This may be especially important for healthcare workers, teachers and anyone else who is likely to encounter…

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Health and Wellness Headlines for January 22

Self-moisturizing smart contact lensesStory from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 22, 2020, 10:04 am.Researchers have developed a new type of smart contact lenses that can prevent dry eyes. The self-moisturizing system maintains a layer of f… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.Astragaloside IV ameliorates intermittent hypoxia-induced inflammatory…

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Remedies for Cold and Flu Virus Symptoms

Microphone and computer; remedies for cold and flu virus symptoms.

With the high number of colds, flus and other sicknesses being reported this season, we have received lots of questions about how to keep the immune system healthy and reduce the risk of catching something. Fortunately, there are many supplements you can take to help provide the right nutrients for your immune system, as well…

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What Could Be Slowing My Weight Loss?

Woman tying shoe to exercise; tips for healthy weight management.

Losing weight is one of the most common New Years resolutions people make each year, but few are able to actually lose the weight they want to lose. People often ask us what they can do to lose weight, or why they are not losing weight even though they are eating healthy food and exercising…

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Health and Wellness Headlines for January 15

Rosa roxburghii fruit freeze-dried powder could effectively prevent renal fibrosis and injury.Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on January 15, 2020, 10:02 am.PMID:  Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2019 ;2019:4946580. Epub 2019 Aug 20. PMID: 31531112 Abstract Title:  Oxidative Stress and TGF-… Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.Polysaccharide from Rosa roxburghii Tratt fruit attenuates hyperglycemia and…

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Burning Up Those Stubborn Calories

Microphone and computer; remedies for cold and flu virus symptoms.

Losing weight is one of the most common resolutions people make at the beginning of each year, but this is often easier said than done. We often get questions about why some people struggle to lose weight when they are eating healthy and exercising. There are actually many things that can contribute to slow weight…

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Simple Health Goals for the New Year

Woman doing yoga; simple health goals for the new year.

The new year just began, and along with it many new diets were started, gym memberships bought, and goals and resolutions set, but some of these resolutions may be unrealistic and difficult to stick to. Most people find it easier to work on forming one or two healthy habits at a time, which can help…

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Health and Wellness Headlines for January 8

Smoking as a risk factor of invasive fungal disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis.Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on January 8, 2020, 8:38 am.PMID:  Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jan 4. Epub 2020 Jan 4. PMID: 31900476 Abstract Title:  Smoking as a risk factor of invasive fungal disease: … Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.Cancer mortality continues…

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Exercising Consistent Health Habits

Microphone and computer; exercising consistent health habits.

With the year just beginning, many people are looking at their daily habits and seeing what they can improve, and many New Year’s resolutions have been made. Some of these resolutions may be unrealistic and difficult to stick to, so forming one or two healthy habits at a time can add up to a big…

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Health and Wellness Headlines for January 1

Particulate matter exposure aggravates osteoarthritis severity.Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on January 1, 2020, 8:28 am.PMID:  Clin Sci (Lond). 2019 Nov 15 ;133(21):2171-2187. PMID: 31696218 Abstract Title:  Particulate matter exposure aggravates osteoarthri… Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.The protective effects of vitamin E on lung injury caused by high temperature and particulate matter in COPD.Story…

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