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Acupuncture For Headaches

Helene Langevin, MD Contributor Carolyn A. Bernstein, MD, FAHS Contributor It is easy to ridicule a 2000-year-old treatment that can seem closer to magic than to science. Indeed, from the 1970s to around 2005, the skeptic’s point of view was…
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Stand For Health

Stand Up For Health

For many students and people in the workplace, our days may require sitting at a desk, often working on a computer for long stretches of time. The negative effects of prolonged sitting have been reported in numerous recent health studies.…
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Activity Blog

Have A Physically Active Lifestyle

Most successful people have learned to develop good habits. Sometimes this takes discipline, maybe even courage and work on a daily basis to keep those habits in place.  Dr. Maxwell Maltz’s work on self-image had people believing that 21 days…
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Whole Grain Options

Whole grains are always preferable to processed foods. Yet, not all whole grains are equal. Some have more fiber than others. The fiber in whole grains can help control blood sugar, lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk for colon…
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Seasonal Affective Disorder

As winter approaches, the days get shorter and nightfall descends earlier. Unfortunately, for millions of people, that image of darkness falling is all too real. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is related to changes in…
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A Good Night’s Sleep

Many people nowadays have lives that are non-stop and constantly moving. Although it is good to keep yourself busy, it’s not good if this routine is interfering with your sleep. Losing a couple hours of sleep here and there may…
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Benefits of Sugar Cutbacks

It has been drilled in our minds that a little sugar intake is okay if it is in moderation. But how much is too much? Studies show that Americans average 20 tablespoons of added sugar per day (excluding natural sugars)…
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Healthy Walking Tips

Proper Walking Techniques

Walking is such a great form of exercise for people of all ages. Walking is low impact and can provide the most health and longevity benefits. Over 80 million Americans consider themselves walkers. We see people walking day and night…
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