Disordered eating: Affects more than we realize

By Kary Woodruff
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Last week was Eating Disorder Awareness week, which brings attention to the 20 million women and 10 million men struggling with clinically significant eating disorders in the United States (National Eating Disorders Association). However, not only is it important to heighten awareness of the prevalence of eating disorders – which has been increasing steadily since 1950 – but also to disordered eating.

How Meditation Can Help You Better Manage Daily Stress

By Steven Tew
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You know those days when you feel you’re about to explode? Your boss gave you 10 more things to do, your car battery died at the worst time, you forgot to pick your kids up at school on time, and on top of it all, your crotchety neighbor from across the street gave you a few choice words for leaving your Christmas lights up too long.

You Have My Permission

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If you have severe health problems or if you are planning a major change in your lifestyle, consulting with your physician to assure your body can handle that rapid change is a wise choice. However, there are plenty of small things we can change in our lives that can greatly impact our long-term health for good, without putting our short-term health at risk.

Traveling Long Distances Increases Your Risk of Developing a Deadly Blood Clot

By Jason M Carlton
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More people die from blood clots in the lungs than from breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, and motor vehicle accidents combined. If you plan to travel long distances this summer, either by plane, train or car, you may be at increased risk to develop a deadly blood clot.