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6 Life Lessons I Learned Last Year

Danish philosopher and theologian Søren Kierkegaard once wrote, “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” The beginning of a new year is an appropriate time to look back over the lessons learned from the mistakes and experiences of previous months. In 2018, I wrote two …

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How to Stay Motivated for Better Health

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Often the problem isn’t wanting to change, or even taking the first step. The hardest part is finding a way to stay motivated once our initial enthusiasm wears off or we encounter setbacks. This is one reason so many of us struggle with keeping New Year’s resolutions! I’m no motivation guru …

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Top 7 Foods to Help Fight Depression

While there are hundreds of articles, dietary strategies, government agencies and food manufacturers designed to offer information on how to fight disease and optimize your health, you may be surprised to find that before the featured study, none concentrated on brain health or mental disorders as recently as 2007.1 …

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Call for obesity to be reclassified as a disease : Health

May as well say that personally you view type 2 diabetes as a symptom rather than a disease . Surely it mostly occurs because of overeating or eating unhealthy. It’s just that the body has filled all it’s storage capacity for reserve energy and yet people keep eating regardless, so …

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Type 2 Diabetes Med Might Not Harm Bones After All

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have type 2 diabetes and you’re taking canagliflozin to help control your blood sugar, a new study has some good news for you: The drug doesn’t appear to raise the risk of bone …

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Hackensack Meridian Health, Carrier Clinic complete merger

Hackensack Meridian Health and Carrier Clinic completed their merger that will bring new addiction treatment centers to New Jersey as well as the first urgent-care centers in the state to offer on-site behavioral health services, the organizations announced Thursday. The merger agreement also includes a $25 million investment in Carrier’s …

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Seeing Someone with Depression — and Seeing Myself

I am a friend. Therefore, these words are my own stories, opinions, impressions, and thoughts on having a friend with depression in this moment. They are not concrete or bible or forever — they are my truth right now. I am a friend. I think a damn good one. That …

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Turmeric Latte Recipe with Cinnamon and Chicory

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The week after the holidays I always feel like I need a good detox but I’m still in the mood to relax and enjoy family. Enter this combination of two of my favorite healthy pleasures: coffee + turmeric tea (or golden milk). The trick is, this cinnamon turmeric latte doesn’t …

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How to Become an Expert at Recycling

Do you recycle? If you do, the tips in this article will help you do it better, and if you don’t, why not make it a point to start this year, armed with the essential do’s and don’ts? It’s worth remembering that mankind had a zero-waste lifestyle up until …

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Researchers have discovered a human protein, RBBP6, that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to an effective therapy against the deadly disease, according to a new study. “If you take that protein and put it into human cells, you can block Ebola virus infection,” says researcher. : Health

The title of the post is a copy and paste from the first paragraph and quote of researcher from the linked academic press release here: Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to an effective therapy against the deadly disease, …

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