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Maintaining Your Posture at Work

By | May 27th, 2016|Physical Health|

Protecting Your Nerves and Joints From head to toe, your every action depends on the commands of your nerves and the mobility of your joints. If either is damaged or obstructed, simple actions become difficult, and pain and illness can develop. The way we treat our joints and soft tissues at work can be quite [...]

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Toxicity: An Unavoidable Reality

By | May 6th, 2016|Physical Health|

The Very Visible Results of Unseen Health Hazards How do you escape all the toxins in the air, in the water, on public buses and airplanes, in your car, the pesticides your neighbors use on their lawn, in home cleaning solutions, and in your shampoo, sunscreen, and toothpaste? Do you have to move to a [...]

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Where Fitness and Physique Diverge

By | April 27th, 2016|Physical Health|

Looks are Deceiving Just because you think you eat right or "pretty good," think you get enough exercise, or even see a chiropractor regularly or occasionally, does not mean you're protected from cancer! Doing these things correctly prevents or fights cancer. I was working out, eating well, and getting adjusted for years. If you looked [...]

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Showing Up is What Matters

By | April 27th, 2016|Physical Health|

Why We All Need to Get Physical While difficult in the moment, exercise helps you feel better pretty much right away. And though it may be tricky to coax yourself out of bed and into your workout clothes, pushing through that wall can reduce your risk of disease—including cancers—significantly. Breast Cancer A study of 2,296 [...]

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Essential Oils to Combat the Common Cold

By | March 21st, 2016|Physical Health|

Winter means more time indoors, often in cramped confines like classrooms and offices. To make matters worse, researchers at Yale University School of Medicine found that exposure to cold air partially suppresses our immune systems, making it easier for us to succumb to illnesses. That’s why rhinovirus, or the common cold, thrives during the winter [...]

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Benefits of Yoga for Kids

By | March 14th, 2016|Physical Health|

Yoga can be very beneficial for children. Childhood is a time of many emotional, physical, behavioral and social challenges. Kids who use yoga as a way to cope with these issues are able to lead happier and more engaging lives. Yoga teaches children to breathe, think, stretch and move naturally in a manner that enhances [...]

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The Danger in Backpacks

By | February 25th, 2016|Physical Health|

Most people growing up remember the massive amount of books they were expected to carry as an elementary school child. Sometimes, kids have bookbags that carry well over 10lbs of text books and school supplies on their back every day. If this sounds like a problem, it is.  Recently, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission [...]

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Take Back Your Snow Day- Winter Fitness

By | February 20th, 2016|Physical Health|

When the weather turns cold and snowy, you may start to think about getting outdoors and having fun in the snow. Beautiful snowy days make the perfect time to get outdoors and get into shape. There are many activities you can do when winter comes. Use the winter months to have fun with lots of great [...]

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The Importance of Spinal Care

By | February 8th, 2016|Physical Health|

Health effects people on a communal level. Besides a right to privacy, there's really no such thing as health on an individual level. When a person makes a bad health choice, that choice impacts the whole of society. Bad, recurring decisions in regards to diet, exercise, and activities like drinking alcohol reflect the high costs of [...]

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7 Surprising Health Benefits of Chocolate

By | February 5th, 2016|Physical Health|

February is National Chocolate Month, which is a great excuse to eat more of the sweet treat. Chocolate is candy though, and that is often blamed for obesity, tooth decay and other bad things because of the sugar and fat content. Still there are benefits to chocolate, especially dark chocolate. Chocolate comes from Cacao beans, [...]

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