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contentSleep Awareness..

Date: August 24, 2015 | Time: 1:36pm | Posted By: Anonymous

Insomnia FactsInsomnia, which is Latin for "no sleep," is the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep. Insomnia is used to describe the condition of waking up not feeling restored or refreshed.Insomnia is the most common sleep complaint among Americans. It can be either acute, lasting one to several nights, or chronic, even lasting months to years. When insomnia persists for longer than a month, it is considered chronic. According to the National Center for Sleep Disorders Research at.... <view entire article>

Performance Food..

Date: August 4, 2015 | Time: 2:08pm | Posted By: Anonymous

Certain foods can actually help you get the things you want: a good night's sleep, a big raise, a long-awaited pregnancy, and more. Read on to find out what to eat to gear up for life's little (and big) challenges. Battling the snifflesBest to eat: Warm fluids, plus garlic Why: Liquids help by thinning mucus, easing a dry cough, and fending off dehydration due to fever. Garlic has disease-fighting compounds that can give your body a little boost. Try: A.... <view entire article>

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Date: July 8, 2015 | Time: 1:18pm | Posted By: Anonymous

Panic disorder is different from the normal fear and anxiety reactions to stressful events in our lives. Panic disorder is a serious condition that strikes without reason or warning. Symptoms of panic disorder include sudden attacks of fear and nervousness, as well as physical symptoms such as sweating and a racing heart. During a panic attack, the fear response is out of proportion for the situation, which often is not threatening. Over time, a person with panic disorder develops a.... <view entire article>

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Date: June 30, 2015 | Time: 8:29am | Posted By: Anonymous

Americans are known for placing great emphasis on work and career. Working hard, however, should not be confused with overworking at the expense of relationships and physical health. According to a 2007 nationwide poll by the American Psychological Association (APA), three-quarters of Americans list work as a significant source of stress, which over half of those surveyed indicating that their work productivity suffered due to stress. Furthermore, almost half stated that they did not use their allotted vacation time and.... <view entire article>

nuts3Nuts about... nuts! Part 3..

Date: June 20, 2015 | Time: 1:42pm | Posted By: Anonymous

Savor the FlavorNuts are high in fat, but the fat in most nuts is healthy, monounsaturated fat, which can help lower blood cholesterol. Good sources of monounsaturated fats include peanuts, pecans, walnuts, and almonds. In addition, research studies have shown that many different nuts are helpful in reducing the risk of cancer and elevated blood pressure. Nuts also provide protein, carbohydrates, and a wide variety of vitamins and minerals. But wait, there's more. New research shows that eating plans that.... <view entire article>

nuts1Nuts about... nuts! Part 2..

Date: June 18, 2015 | Time: 1:37pm | Posted By: Anonymous

Nuts = Weight Loss? Despite nuts being high in fat and calories, new research indicates that nuts can also aid in weight loss. Researchers at Purdue University have found that adding almonds to a calorie-controlled eating plan can assist in weight loss. Although the study was short-term and small in sample size, it does demonstrate that people were able to eat nuts and control or lose weight. How? The mechanism is still unclear, but the researchers think that the.... <view entire article>

nuts2Nuts about... nuts! Part 1..

Date: June 16, 2015 | Time: 1:27pm | Posted By: Anonymous

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Foods To Avoid For People With IBS..

Date: April 13, 2015 | Time: 10:15am | Posted By: Anonymous

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that is a digestive condition characterized by chronic stomach pain, bloating, irregular bowel movements, diarrhea, and/or constipation. It's estimated that upwards of 15% of the United States suffers from IBS, many of whom do not even realize it. While there's no known cure for IBS, individuals can prevent symptoms from occurring by avoiding the consumption of certain foods. Brussels SproutsAlthough they are loaded in beneficial nutrients like vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin B6,.... <view entire article>

backBreakthrough For Back Pain Relief..

Date: April 2, 2015 | Time: 11:30am | Posted By: Anonymous

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Date: March 10, 2015 | Time: 1:28pm | Posted By: Anonymous

Here's another recent revelation from the food industries: Many sub sandwiches are loaded with high fructose corn syrup, making them far from a healthy alternative in fast-food (though certainly better than a Big Mac). Drive-thru grinders aren't the only tricky pitfall of the fast food industry. Salads can be just as tricky - particularly ones that are loaded with meats, cheeses, cream-based dressings, and fried items.To make the most of your healthy meal to go, avoid taco salads and any.... <view entire article>

Smiling For Health..

Date: December 9, 2014 | Time: 9:40am | Posted By: Anonymous

Did you know the mere act of smiling stimulates the release of endorphins in the pituitary gland? And endorphins make you feel good - and they can also make someone else feel good as well.Scientists have calculated that ten warm smiles is the biological equivalent of ten minutes of intensive rowing. So go out and give the gift of a smile today - your body will thank you for it!.... <view entire article>

Drive Safe This Holiday Season..

Date: November 26, 2014 | Time: 10:53am | Posted By: Anonymous

As we prepare for the holiday season, most of us will be out on the road at some point. Just remember, nothing is so urgent that you have to sacrifice your safety (and that of others) to address it. With that said, you should avoid all distractions, partticulary talking on your cell phone and text messaging, when you are behind the wheel of a car. In some states, this is illegal, and for good reason. An accident can happen in.... <view entire article>

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Date: September 19, 2014 | Time: 9:17am | Posted By: Anonymous

Researchers at Stanford were surprised to learn that running remains a healthy means of exercise for folks well into their senior years. Running has a reputation for doing damage to joints in the body that can be cumulative over time. While it is true that if you have bad knees, running will certainly make things worse, people running with proper alignment, who take the time to stretch and.... <view entire article>

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Date: September 12, 2014 | Time: 7:31am | Posted By: Anonymous

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and while there is no surefire way to prevent cancer, there are definitely options that will work in your favor. Here are a few of the known, and oh-so-easy ways to increase your body's health and potentially prevent cancer:Eat plenty of steamed broccoli (don't you dare get it near the microwave, either).Eat garlic, and lots of it. Looking for a.... <view entire article>

balance 2BballObesity On The Job..

Date: September 5, 2014 | Time: 10:28am | Posted By: Anonymous

The CDC has announced a new, free program, called "Lean Works!" to help businesses assess how much money worker obesity is costing their company (it's probably more than you think), and how much they might stand to gain from implementing an obesity intervention and prevention plan. Here's what you can expect: Evidence based research to help you plan, create, and promote an obesity prevention and control program for your business.Tool kits, resources, and information to guide you through every step.... <view entire article>