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Change the “Why” of Exercise

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3 Really Gross Things About Bathrooms

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The Faults of Fear

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Written by Kayley Meden As summer persists, what better way to enjoy your day than taking a hike? Not only is it a good means of exercise, but a recent study shows that taking a hike or walk through nature can not only lighten your mood and be a source of peace and quiet, but …

Knowing the difference between simple forgetfulness and the signs of dementia. Written by Caitlin Schille Everyone has experienced forgetfulness, whether it’s an overdue library book, late utility bill, or an ignored email from your boss. Some people are naturally more prone to be forgetful and scatterbrained than others. As it happens, being forgetful is a …

diabetes blindness

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness among those ages 20-74, yet studies show many aren’t aware of diabetic eye disease. Many with diabetes fail to receive regular eye exams, and this lack of care could lead to avoidable blindness. “It’s alarming that so many people with diabetes or at risk for diabetes may be …

addiction

Looking beyond the chemical hook of a drug Written by Caitlin Schille For decades, the established and accepted cause of drug addiction has been that the drugs themselves cause biological changes in a person’s body and mind, leading them to feel the need for more of the substance. But a newer body of research is …

How to get the best massage

Tips from a Massage Therapist Written by Brenda Smith, LMT You enter the spa and are welcomed with a warm greeting and a cool glass of water. You smell the scent of aromatherapy, and climb between clean, fresh sheets for your treatment with a skilled service provider. This is the kind of top level customer …

Bill Dluhosh, MT-BC In the 2000 movie Almost Famous there is a scene that takes place with the band traveling on a bus. Everyone is looking tired, weary, and solitary, and playing in the background is the Elton John song, Tiny Dancer. As the scene continues one person begins to sing, then another, and eventually …

Food-borne illness, more commonly called food poisoning, sure packs a wallop. With severe flu-like symptoms that attack suddenly, it can ground even the healthiest of individuals. Unlike the seasonal flu, food poisoning can attack at any time and in any place. Food poisoning can have several causes. One of these is cross-contamination—for instance, when a …

Dollar Shave Club Pros: Every guy needs a different number of razors each month, because we all grow facial hair differently, and have different shaving habits. Dollar Shave Club has plans of $1/month, $6/month, and $9/month, based on the number of razors you want every month, and also on how many blades are on the razor. …

Women are breaking down old gender stereotypes, but so are fathers, and the effects equally influential   Gone are the days of firmly divided roles in parenting. Fathers today spend about an hour more per workday with their children than dads of decades past, and that includes everything from homework to diapers to story time. …