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Why Exercise Doesn’t Always Lead to Weight Loss

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Is PMS a Myth?

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Why We Fear Things, And Why It’s Good and Bad

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Exploring the best work schedule for your age.  Written by Sadie Wirthlin Let’s start with circadian rhythms, the body’s biological clock that regulates physical, mental, and behavioral changes over a 24-hour period. Did you know that your circadian rhythms change as you age? This means that your body may change in regards to its energy …

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family and politics

The presidential election is leaving many sick to their stomachs, so we thought it would be good if we chimed in a few words to ease the pain. Heated arguments are just a few sparks away in most family gatherings, so here we’ve outlined the common temptations, and how to cool things down. The Temptations …

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Written by Taylor Smith    “Don’t forget to take your vitamin!” It’s an imperative command many of us are familiar with. Moms and wives remind children and husbands to take their Centrum or Flintstones multivitamin. Odds are you’ve shouted it at someone or had it shouted at you at some point in your life. But …

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Written by Sadie Wirthlin   Summer is coming to an end and everyone is coming home from vacation. But after some much-needed time away, many of us come home to find that relaxing on the beach or exploring the city has completely frustrated our diets. In a recent study done by the University of Georgia’s …

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Written by Sadie Wirthlin When you’re out on vacation, the last thing you want to be doing is to be stuck in bed, sick from food poisoning. Stomach infections, such as E. coli, have been reported in the news more and more over this last year, but even if they seem almost unavoidable, there are …

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Written by Sadie Wirthlin Every woman will experience the hormonal decrease that is menopause, the effects of which are normally treated with prescription medicine. Although medication can help in most cases, some women fear the effect that long-term drug use can have on the body, even with prescription drugs. As an alternative, a recent study …

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The what and how on sunscreen and mosquito repellent use Written by Sadie Wirthlin With the summer season in full swing, many people are getting outside and enjoying the heat. Warm weather often calls for pool days and campfire nights. There is a lot to do during this wonderful time of year, but with it …

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How yoga benefits pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive impairment more than memory-boosting exercises Written by Sadie Wirthlin  Mental function can decline as individuals grow older, and studies have shown that exercise like running and weight training can lower the risk of mental deterioration, specifically in cases of developing dementia. A combination of these exercises and meditation has also …

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A fitness conundrum Written by Sadie Wirthlin A monthly period can have a great effect on a woman’s body and how she feels. Suffering from severe menstrual cramps, headaches, and fatigue are just a few of the symptoms that may make a woman want to curl up in the fetal position and not move. Exercise …

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Specific ways exercise benefits your mind Written by Sadie Wirthlin Exercising isn’t just something for physical health; it also makes you feel happier and can melt your worries away! Dianna Purvis Jaffin, PhD, director of Strategy and Programs at the Center for Brain Health’s Brain Performance Institute, stated that the brain is not a separate, …

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