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Exercise: A Promising Factor for Protecting Against COVID

By Molly Tynjala
A regular fitness routine may help protect those diagnosed with COVID against hospitalization and even death.
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What to Do When You’ve Fallen “Off the Wagon”

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
We all experience bumps in the road when going after health goals. Here’s how to make sure it remains a bump and not a derailment.
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Understanding OCD

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
What is OCD, and what are some treatment options?
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5 Fitness Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

By Nicole Radziszewski
Skipping warm-ups, not having a plan, and other common workout blunders.
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Pause for a Moment

By Bahram Akradi
In stressful times, the ability to slow down, process, and be present can be transformative.
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5 Evening Routines for Better Sleep

By Henry Emmons, MD
Try these tips for better sleep at night, including dimming the lights in the final hours of the day and staying away from the bedroom until you are ready to go to bed.
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The Connection Between Noise and Hearing Loss

By Karen Bannan
By 2050, one in four people is projected to have some hearing loss. Some of that is due to chronic noise exposure.
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6 Morning Routines for Better Sleep

By Henry Emmons, MD
Did you know that making your bed in the morning ups your chances of sleeping well at night?
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Loud and Louder

By Karen Bannan
From quiet to deafening, here are average decibel levels for everyday sounds in the world around us.
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Why Are Hearing Aids So Expensive?

By Craig Cox
FDA's inaction hinders development of affordable hearing aids.
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Colon-Cancer Testing Comes Home

By Michael Dregni
A new home test called the fecal immunochemical test might help millions of Americans who are behind on colonoscopy screenings.
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The True Source of a Runner’s High?

By Michael Dregni
Could endocannabinoids —not endorphins — be the answer?
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The Nature Cure

By Molly Tynjala
Learn how going outdoors can help ease depression and hypertension and improve resiliency and immunity.
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How Procrastination Can Sabotage Your Weight-Loss Goals

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Plus, five ways to stop delaying your health and fitness efforts.
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Added Sugar Doubles Liver-Fat Production

By Molly Tynjala
Even moderate amounts of added sugar in our diets can negatively affect our liver, according to a recent study.
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A Holistic Approach to Health — and Weight Loss

With Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Season 4, Episode 1   September 7, 2021

When it comes to building optimal health — including goals like losing weight — fitness and nutrition are often the two main factors that are associated with results. But there are many other lifestyle behaviors that influence your ability to reach and sustain your goals. Anika Christ, RD, CPT, joins us to take a comprehensive look, offering strategies for better health as a whole — and weight loss as a byproduct.

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Complete the Stress Cycle

By Emily Nagoski, PhD
Human Giver Syndrome makes women uniquely vulnerable to stress-related illnesses and burnout. Renowned health educator Emily Nagoski, PhD, offers strategies we can all use to relieve the tension.
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Can Smell Training Help COVID-19 Survivors Restore Their Sense of Smell?

By Craig Cox
Many people who've recovered from COVID-19 lose their sense of smell or suffer from a condition called parosmia, which is a distorted sense of smell. Smell training would help.
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How to Use Tapping

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
This holistic-healing technique uses the body’s acupressure points to lower stress and reset your mind.
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Awakened Spirit: Shefali Tsabary, PhD

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
With a blend of Western psychology and Eastern philosophy, therapist and author Dr. Shefali offers a path to authenticity and liberation.
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Does Your Zip Code Determine Your Health?

By Courtney Helgoe
Why social determinants, such as access to quality housing, education, and fresh food, can have an impact on your well-being.
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