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Everything You Need To Know About The Liver

Everything You Need To Know About The Liver

Why is the liver important? The liver is the second largest organ in your body, weighing about three pounds. It is located under the right rib cage and is shaped like a football flattened on one side. The liver performs many jobs in your body, including processing what you eat and drink into energy and […]

7 Things You Need to Know About Taking Vitamins

7 Things You Need to Know About Taking Vitamins

Half of you reading this probably take a dietary supplement—a recent study found that more than 50 percent of Americans (and more than two-thirds of seniors) do. Although multivitamins are falling out of favor (possibly a consequence of research suggesting they’re ineffective at preventing disease), the popularity of certain nutrients has skyrocketed: Between 1999 and […]

Ways to Improve Your Bedroom

Ways to Improve Your Bedroom

Your bedroom is kind of like your sacred place right? Well, if it isn’t, maybe it should be. Amongst all of your other goal setting this year, improving your bedroom should be on the list. As with all places, our environment has a huge effect on our mood and wellbeing and since you probably spend […]

Your Brain Actually Shrinks While You Sleep To Help You Learn

Your Brain Actually Shrinks While You Sleep To Help You Learn

Ah, to sleep, perchance … to shrink your neural connections? That’s the conclusion of new research that examined subtle changes in the brain during sleep. The researchers found that sleep provides a time when the brain’s synapses — the connections among neurons — shrink back by nearly 20 percent. During this time, the synapses rest […]

Ways Your Bedroom Decor Could Be Sabotaging Your Sleep

Ways Your Bedroom Decor Could Be Sabotaging Your Sleep

You probably know that you shouldn’t drink caffeinated beverages close to bedtime, or use your electronic devices when you’re trying to drift off to sleep. But even if you diligently follow those rules, there are a host of ways your bedroom ― yes, the way you set up your room decor ― could be keeping […]

Skipping Breakfast Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Skipping Breakfast Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Planning meals and snacks in advance and eating breakfast every day may help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, new guidelines from U.S. doctors say. Eating more calories earlier in the day and consuming less food at night may also reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, […]

Minnesota’s Measles Outbreak Is An awakening For How Public Health Officials Interact With Immigrant Communities.

Minnesota’s Measles Outbreak Is An awakening For How Public Health Officials Interact With Immigrant Communities.

Deeqa Hussein can’t put her finger on exactly how or when the vaccination disconnect happened in her community. For years, the large number of Somali immigrant parents in the Twin Cities area vaccinated their children at rates as high as 92 percent ― outpacing virtually every other ethnic group. And then, Hussein said, many parents […]

MAKING IT BETTER: Raising Mental Health Awareness

This month in the UK there are different campaigns taking place around Mental Health. I thought it would be opportune to replicate the same here. So I will be trying to raise as much awareness on this important issue as I can. I encourage you to send in any questions you might want answered or […]

Adedayo Fashanu Shares Six tips for Millennial Wellness

Adedayo Fashanu Shares Six tips for Millennial Wellness

I have come to the realization that happiness and well-being can be achieved each day through simple appreciation of the little things we normally would take for granted if we are not aware. With the amount of things that could possibly go wrong in our day to day living, with the built up frustration of […]

7 Warning Signs Of Lung Cancer Not To Ignore

7 Warning Signs Of Lung Cancer Not To Ignore

  Lung cancer – just the name of it sounds ominous. We may reason it could never happen to us ― I don’t smoke or am even around others who do. Yet lung cancer can and does affect all different types of people and is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in […]

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