New York Leads Race to Expand Coronavirus Testing

Many people who’ve fallen ill with symptoms of the new coronavirus have found it nearly impossible to be tested for it, even with their doctor’s recommendation.

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The Importance of Muscle in Healthy Aging

The older you get, the more important your muscle mass becomes. Not only are strong muscles a requirement for mobility, balance and the ability to live independently, but having reserve muscle mass will also increase your chances of survival1 when sick or hospitalized. Muscle is lost far more easily and quicker than it’s built, so […]

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Does Your Morning Wake Up Routine Dictate Your Alertness?

Sleep is a curious thing. For decades, many considered sleeping to be a poor use of their time. Yet, a growing body of evidence now points to the importance of sleep in relation to many facets of health and wellness. Sleep deprivation has been linked to heart disease,1 accidents2 and cognitive impairment.3 A lack of […]

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7 Whole Grains to Try and How to Cook Them

Grains (especially ancient grains) have received quite a bit of attention over the past few years. They’re becoming more and more popular for their great nutrient profile including fiber, minerals, protein, and versatility in the kitchen. Plus, they can be used on their own as a side, mixed into a salad or bowl, or even […]

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Trending Ancient Wellness Tips and Practices

As holistic health gains hold, a number of ancient wellness practices are being embraced and promoted. According to a March 2, 2020, article1 in The Guardian, many of these practices are rooted in the European wellness culture. Following is a sampling of ancient holistic health traditions making a comeback. How many of them have you […]

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Breakfast or Late-Night Snacks — Which Should You Give Up?

It’s important to not only pay attention to what you eat, but also when you eat. In past years, experts have made numerous dietary recommendations, including eating three full meals a day, grazing throughout the day, eating a high-protein snack at night and following a low-fat diet. Despite changing recommendations, the number of overweight and […]

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Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall in U.S.

The annual decline was slightly larger among men (1.8%) than women (1.4%), according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.

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Finding Signs of Health Woes in Facebook Postings

Analysis of Facebook posts from as early as 2.5 months before those patients’ emergency visits revealed that most had changes in their language before seeking emergency care.

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My Top 5 Practical & Easy Natural Remedies (I Couldn’t Live Without)

I’ve written about my extensive natural “medicine cabinet” before, but I’m always asked what my favorites are, and which remedies are really worth the money if you have a limited budget. When I thought about it, it wasn’t hard at all! These are the go-to staples I always have on hand no matter what. These […]

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