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Meditation for Your Brain and Body

People who meditate regularly say it reduces stress and improves well-being, among other mental, physical, and spiritual benefits. And doctors often recommend meditation to help treat chronic pain, anxiety, high blood pressure, and many other conditions. How it works is not fully understood, though research is accumulating—and encouraging.   Meditation helps you draw attention inward […]

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Eco-Friendly and Healthy Tips to Save Money

Eco-Friendly and Healthy Tips to Save Money April 22, 2019 is Earth Day. It is a day to educate and raise awareness on what we can do to help keep our planet healthy. Consider these easy, cash-saving tips that also help preserve our planet: Cook from scratch. Cooking at home saves money and uses fewer […]

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Protecting Your Aging Eyes

It’s no secret that your view of the world can change as you get older—and it’s not just a matter of gaining a wiser perspective: Your vision can change as well, especially if you develop one of the eye diseases associated with aging. That’s why the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends, at a minimum, a […]

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Know the Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

What are the facts? A heart attack happens when the blood supply to the heart is cut off. Cells in the heart muscle that do not receive enough oxygen-carrying blood begin to die. The more time that passes without treatment to restore blood flow, the greater the damage to the heart. Every year about 790,000 […]

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Cocktail Calorie Countdown

This chart, with information from the National Institutes of Health, provides a rough idea of how many calories are in cocktails, based on recipes from some popular bartender guides. If you—or your bartender—pour with a heavier hand, as many people do, that can easily double or even triple the calories (as well as cause you […]

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