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The Great Outdoors Is Great for Mental Health

The Great Outdoors Is Great for Mental Health

Getting outside does more than expose us to the sights, sounds, smells and textures of mother nature. It’s more than walks in the park or quick games of flag football. More than wind in your hair and sun on your skin. Outdoor time has actually been shown to boost mental health – and even overall health.

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Living Well after a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Living Well after a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer turns life upside down – for both the patient and loved ones. Along with worrying about cancer care treatment, prognosis, access to resources, expected medical costs and the logistics of receiving services, there are many more emotional and personal aspects to face.

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Food for healthy liver

Eating right for liver health

Even though only 4.5 million adults in the United Sates have been diagnosed with liver disease, the American Liver Foundation estimates that as many as 100 million people have fatty liver disease and simply do not know it.

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Surprising Signs of Inflammation

Surprising Signs of Inflammation

Inflammation is usually a sign that your body’s immune system is at work. When it has detected the type of illnesses and injuries that cause inflammation, your immune system responds by sending out, among other things, inflammatory cells.

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10 Things That Slow Down Your Metabolism

Why Can’t I Sleep?

Every night across America, millions of adults toss and turn, failing to get the deep, restful sleep they need. In fact, the Institute of Medicine estimates that 50 million to 70 million adults struggle with sleep.

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