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Are You Fully Charged? The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life

The latest national bestseller From Tom Rath, author of six NYT and WSJ bestsellers with over 6 million copies sold. Are You Fully Charged? reveals the three keys that matter most for our daily well-being, as well as our engagement in our work. … Continue reading

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Exercise intensity linked to well being, though not how you think

Eur J Public Health. 2015 Jul 3. pii: ckv131. [Epub ahead of print] The relationship between intensity and duration of physical activity and subjective well-being. Wicker P1, Frick B2. Author information 11 Department of Sport Economics and Sport Management, German … Continue reading

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Cesarean birth may raise baby’s risk of asthma, diabetes and obesity

(Reuters Health) – Cesarean section may leave babies vulnerable to chronic health problems such as asthma, diabetes and obesity, a new analysis hints. Much of the research included in the study cannot prove that C-section delivery causes medical issues later … Continue reading

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Aerobic exercise seems to curb asthma severity and improves quality of life: BMJ

Aerobic exercise seems to curb the severity of asthma symptoms and improves quality of life, finds a small study published online in the journal Thorax. It should be routinely added to the drug treatment of moderate to severe asthma, suggest … Continue reading

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WEEKEND screen time linked to poorer bone health in teen boys

Weekend screen time is linked to poorer teen bone health–but only in boys, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open. The apparent lack of impact of leisure screen time on teen girls’ bone health may be explained by … Continue reading

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Impact of Crohn’s disease on marital quality of life: A preliminary cross-sectional study

J Crohns Colitis. 2015 Jul 4. pii: jjv121. [Epub ahead of print] Impact of Crohn’s disease on marital quality of life: A preliminary cross-sectional study. Li G1, Ren J2, Wang G1, Gu G1, Ren H1, Chen J1, Wu Q1, Wu … Continue reading

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Comorbid Conditions Associated with Worse Lung Cancer Survival

Newswise — PHILADELPHIA — Lung cancer patients with comorbid conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, or congestive heart failure had a higher risk of death than lung cancer patients without comorbid conditions, according to a study published in … Continue reading

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Poor sleep associated with increased risk of heart attack and stroke

EuroHeartCare is the official annual meeting of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The 2015 meeting was held 14 to 15 June in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in collaboration with the Croatian … Continue reading

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10 Reasons You Feel Cold All the Time

Feeling chilly when the AC is blasting is one thing. But if you’re always shivering, or your hands and feet feel like blocks of ice while everyone else nearby says the temperature feels toasty, then it’s time to investigate. It’s … Continue reading

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The knee bone’s connected to the hip bone

Knee. 2015 Jun 30. pii: S0968-0160(15)00140-4. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2015.06.006. [Epub ahead of print] Hip abductor strength in people with knee osteoarthritis: A cross-sectional study of reliability and association with function. Tevald MA1, Murray A2, Luc BA3, Lai K4, Sohn D5, Pietrosimone … Continue reading

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We’re very close to being able to clone extinct species: should we?

Scientists are one step closer to bringing a woolly mammoth back to life. A new analysis of the woolly mammoth genome has revealed several adaptations that allowed the furry beasts to thrive in the subzero temperatures of the last ice … Continue reading

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Movement in ADHD may help children think, perform better in school: University of California Davis Health System

The constant movement of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be distracting — but the fidgeting also may improve their cognitive performance, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. The study of pre-teens and teenagers … Continue reading

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Large doses of antioxidants may be harmful: University of Helsinki

Stem cells are especially sensitive to oxygen radicals and antioxidants shows new research from the group of Anu Wartiovaara in the Molecular Neurology Research Program of University of Helsinki. The research led by researcher Riikka Martikainen was published in Cell … Continue reading

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