Category Archives: health + wellness

How to achieve a positive attitude 

  Mounting evidence from medical studies has indicated that people who think positively have a lower risk of dying of all causes compared with others their own age who have a gloomier view of life. Read the full article — source: How to achieve a positive attitude – Harvard Health Eastside Family Medicine Clinic is dedicated […]

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 263 males in the United States will develop testicular cancer at some point in their lives. Although this form of cancer is rare, the incidences of testicular cancer are on the rise in many developed countries including the US. However, with recent advances in medicine, patients with testicular […]

Why Your Phone Is Ruining Your Health + How To Take Your Life Back (A Doctor Explains)

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Is this one activity ruining your health? Ahhh. The smell of spring! Don’t you just love it? Oh wait. You haven’t noticed a thing because you’re glued to your smartphone—even when crossing the street. If you’re like most people in the United States, your own a smartphone and you’re addicted to it. Did you know […]

An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life – The New York Times

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Runners tended to live about three more years than nonrunners, even if they run slowly or sporadically and smoke, drink or are overweight. Running may be the single most effective exercise to increase life expectancy, according to a new review and analysis of past research about exercise and premature death. The new study found that, […]

Trans Fat Bans Tied to Fewer Heart Attacks and Strokes – The New York Times

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New York counties that banned trans fats in foods showed steeper declines in heart disease than those that didn’t have trans fat restrictions. Laws that restrict adding trans fats to foods have had immediate beneficial effects on heart health, new research has found. The Food and Drug Administration plans to restrict the use of trans […]