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The Evolution of Remote Health

We have become so used to the convenience of mobile technology that we don’t often take stock of how just far we’ve come. Yet, particularly when it comes to remote health, this tech is making a real difference to our lives. During our current pandemic, in which we have to maintain safe distances, remote healthcare […]

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Wellness

Daily Tea Rituals for Improved Health

Image Source: Unsplash Next to water, tea is the second-most widely-consumed beverage in the world. It has been enjoyed by different cultures for thousands of years, and many people still enjoy it as part of their daily routine today.  A tea ritual is much more than making a steaming cup on your way to work […]

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Wellness

How Families Of Essential Workers Can Protect Themselves

Source: Unsplash How Families Of Essential Workers Can Protect Themselves Keeping your work and personal life separate has always been a good idea from a mental health standpoint. A stressful day at work should remain at work. Bringing your work problems home can affect your relationships with your loved ones. The same goes the other […]

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Wellness

Avoiding an Ableist Mindset During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Image Source: Pixabay (https://pixabay.com/photos/sick-fear-illness-hospital-virus-4890118/) We’ve all seen the videos: split screens with coronavirus infection tallies and death tolls on one side and images of crowded beaches with hordes of oblivious spring breakers frolicking in the sun.  We’ve all heard the sound bites: desperate mayors of major cities and small towns pleading for every American to […]

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Wellness

How Telemedicine and AI Are Improving Healthcare Access

As the population ages, the need for skilled healthcare providers will only grow. Unfortunately, the current healthcare system, burdened as it currently is with a significant labor shortage, is little prepared to cope with the rapidly increasing demand. Not all the news is dire, however.  Thanks to the advent of telemedicine and healthcare AI, technology […]

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Mind Wellness

How to Cultivate Mindfulness: 7 Mindful Ways to Create 7 Mindful Days

If you’re anything like me, it can be far too easy to slip into an attitude of despondency during the cold, gray winter months. Sometimes, without even realizing it, you suddenly struggle to find inspiration in things that once energized you, or maybe you’re having a hard time keeping the house tidy when before it […]

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Wellness

4 Unique Healthcare Needs of Aging Adults

The face of America is changing. To be exact, it’s aging, and at a more rapid pace than ever before. An unprecedented number of older adults, better known as baby boomers, are retiring and needing more healthcare than previous generations. The American population over the age of 65 years is projected to almost double between […]

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Wellness

How Where You Live Affects Your Wellness

It might not come as a surprise that where you live affects your wellness — but your zip code’s impact on your health and wellbeing may be even greater than you think. Following a recent study, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that, in neighborhoods just a few miles apart, life expectancy can […]

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Wellness

How Gender Impacts Mental Health Due to Hormonal & Environmental Factors

Image Source: Unsplash When it comes to mental health, how much of “you” is determined by your gender? Many differences between men and women are the products of social conditioning and environmental factors. However, there are a number of differences that can largely be traced back to hormones.  Each of these influences can affect many […]

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Tips for Dealing With a Serious Diagnosis

Hearing your doctor or other care providers tell you that you have cancer or that they need to discuss your diagnosis with you can send chills down your spine. Most people face at least one serious healthcare condition during their lifetime that stops them in their tracks at least momentarily. It’s not always a physical […]