Health And Fitness
Using Technology To Get Yourself Healthy And Fit

It’s that time of the year again where New Year’s Resolutions are to get healthy, get in shape and lose weight which means that the gyms will be packed- at least for the next couple weeks. But with technology and AI taking over much of our lives it leaves the question: Are gym memberships necessary […]

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Summer is the best time to set new fitness goals

New Year’s resolutions that focus on exercise usually fizzle out by spring. Here’s how (and why) to change your approach while the days are longest. It’s said that beach bodies are made in the winter, but that’s only true in practice for a handful of people. Many of us set ambitious exercise goals after New […]

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Intermittent fasting boosts health by strengthening daily rhythms

Various versions of the intermittent fasting diet appear to have weight loss benefits. A new study investigating why they work concludes that circadian rhythms are key. Intermittent fasting has become popular, but how does it work? While the modern world appears awash with fad diets, people seem to be giving a fair bit of attention […]

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Fitness and lifespan: Is too much exercise harmful?

A new, large-scale study finds that even extreme levels of fitness increase lifespan — particularly in older people. Exercise is widely considered to benefit health, but is there such a thing as too much exercise? Some recent studies suggest so. For instance, 90 minutes of exercise every day improves mental health, but anything over this […]

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Common blood pressure drug may increase cardiac arrest risk

A preliminary study concludes that a drug that doctors commonly prescribe to treat angina and blood pressure might increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops pumping blood around the body. If a person does not receive treatment, cardiac arrest can be lethal within minutes. According to the American […]

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Cancer
Can Your Makeup Really Give You Cancer?

Ahh the end of a long day; time to relax, kick off your shoes and… clean the layers of caked-on makeup off your face. What’s even in that stuff? Could it be secretly hurting your health? We asked Gina Kirk, an expert esthetician specializing in dermatology at LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, Virginia, to discuss […]

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Future Healthcare
6 innovations from Future Healthcare 2019

Future Healthcare is an annual event that takes place in London in the United Kingdom. It is a showcase of international innovation in the healthcare space. This year, over 350 brands attended. We spent much of our time listening to short introductions to new products in the Health Innovators Theatre. They all had the potential […]

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Health and Career
5 Habits for Balancing Your Health and Career

We all have little daily routines that keep us sane. Whether it’s a cup of coffee at 8 a.m. sharp or a walk during lunch, it’s easy to feel stressed, anxious, and irritable when your schedule gets scrambled. I hate getting out of my routines. I’m a creature of habit, so when I’m forced out […]

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