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Wellness

Running Can Help you Live Longer. But More Doesn’t Always Mean Better

November 7, 2019

Via: Time Health

One major reason Americans don’t get enough exercise is they feel they don’t have enough time. It can be difficult to squeeze in the 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise per week that federal guidelines recommend; only about half of […]


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What you need to know ahead of this year’s flu season

November 4, 2019

Via: CNBC

A surge in influenza cases in Australia and at least three deaths in the U.S. in recent weeks have some physicians worried that this year’s flu season could be a bad one for Americans. Though public health officials say they […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Cannabis is not an effective treatment for mental health conditions, conclude experts

October 30, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A team in Australia has reviewed available evidence over a period of almost 30 years to investigate the effectiveness and safety of medicinal cannabinoids in the treatment of mental health disorders. They found little evidence to back up claims that […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

How Much Dog Do You Need For Optimum Health?

October 28, 2019

Via: Forbes

Humans have had dogs as companions for thousands of years. Over that time, dogs have evolved to become ever-better companions, as we humans selectively bred them for traits that we like, such as friendliness and loyalty. Dog owners already know […]


Wellness

Half of millennials and 75% of Gen Zers have left their job for mental health reasons

October 11, 2019

Via: CNBC

Cases of burnout have been increasing at an alarming rate in recent years among millennials and Gen Zers. It’s a growing problem in today’s workplace because of trends like rising workloads, limited staff and resources and long hours. It’s no […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Survey: Very few Americans are concerned about the health effects of bad posture

October 9, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The average American adult spends more than three and a half hours looking down at their smartphones every day. Looking down or slouching for long periods of time can not only cause chronic pain in the back, neck and knees, […]


Wellness

Cleveland Clinic, Bravo join forces to offer wellness program

August 19, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Employers and health plans nationwide are now able to tap into Cleveland Clinic’s employee wellness program, which includes evidence-based eCoaching aiming to achieve lifestyle and behavioral changes. The healthcare organization has partnered with Cleveland-based Bravo Wellness to offer the employee […]


Wellness

Eat more plant‐based food, less meat, for better heart health

August 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

What many scientists been saying for decades turns out to be most likely true, according to a recent study that looked at diet. Eating more food from the plant category and less animal-based food could benefit your heart and reduce […]


Wellness

Eating chicken rather than red meat could lower breast cancer risk

August 7, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Red meat refers to the flesh obtained from cows, pigs and lambs, that is, beef, pork and lamb/mutton respectively. These contain more of the muscle protein called myoglobin which carries oxygen to the muscle tissue, similar to hemoglobin in the […]


Wellness

Living a healthy lifestyle may help offset genetic risk of dementia

July 16, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Living a healthy lifestyle may help counteract a person’s genetic risk of dementia, according to new international research. The study was led by the University of Exeter in collaboration with researchers from the University of South Australia, the University of […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Cutting around 300 calories a day protects the heart even in svelte adults

July 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

New data from a two-year Duke Health trial suggests when it comes to cutting your risk for killer ailments such as diabetes and heart disease, there’s always room for improvement. In adults already at a healthy weight or carrying just […]


Wellness

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health

June 25, 2019

Via: Time Health

When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Researchers reveal benefits of a vacation for our heart health

June 21, 2019

Via: The Medical News

We all treasure our vacation time and look forward to that time when we can get away from work. With the arrival of summer comes the prime vacation season and along with it one more reasons to appreciate our vacation […]


Wellness

Exactly how much ‘nature time’ do we need to boost well-being?

June 17, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

In Western society, as overall interaction with nature slowly declines, scientists are exploring whether reconnecting with parks, woodlands, and beaches might benefit our general health and well-being. Researchers have run a number of studies, of varying quality, that have examined […]


Wellness

Yoga keeps the mind and body young, 22 clinical trials show

June 4, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Yoga refers to a series of mind-body practices that originate in Hindu tradition. However, they are growing in popularity across the world as an alternative well-being practice. Statistic show that in 2015 in the United States alone, as many as […]