Behavior

Sound Health

Sound Health There is much about the human brain and nervous system that we do not understand. There is much about the health benefits from ancient practices like music that we still do not understand. But research continues and a recent workshop, Sound Health, explored these connections. The collaborative workshop, an early step in the …

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How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining – BBC News

Exercise Boosts Immune System As we age many bodily processes change… often to our detriment. But there is a way to boost the immune system as we age. New research has shown that exercise boosts immune system in older people. Now there is another reason to admire those in their 70’s, 80’s and beyond who …

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Measuring Social Determinants

Measuring Social Determinants While while non-clinical factors such as loneliness, nutrition, and housing make up 80% or more of our health, we have no good way of measuring social determinants. Here is an opportunity for improvement that can help many! The issue of how best to define and measure loneliness was the focus of comments …

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How to Improve Your Sleep Naturally | Wellness Mama

Improve Your Sleep Naturally Sleep has moved to the center of many health conversations. More and more people appreciate the benefits of sleep for overall health as well as a component of care for issues like menopause. There is also more focus on how to improve your sleep naturally. The article provides insights to problems …

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Vets Adopt Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain After Education – Pain Medicine News

Chronic Pain Education Dean Ornish once said, “Awareness-mindfulness-is the first step in healing.” The authors of the article Vets Adopt Alternative Treatments for Chronic-Pain After Education would certainly agree. When we think about it, chronic pain is not just something that appears during a clinical visit. Chronic pain is on-going so we need tools to …

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Quit Smoking Naturally

Quit Smoking Naturally Helen Sanders of Health Ambition (www.healthambition.com) does a wonderful job in this article to people quit smoking naturally. Helen does not go the “preachy” route that turns off so many people. Rather, she builds a framework that the consumer can use to quit smoking once and for all. Everyone gets addicted to …

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Behavior Kills: Nearly Half of Cancers Can Be Prevented By Behavior

Behavior Kills We have known for years that behavior impacts health. There has been a linkage between smoking and cancer for decades. A new study shows that unhealthy behaviors, including smoking, are behind many cancers. We found that 42% of all incident cancer cases and almost one-half of all cancer deaths, representing 659,640 cancer cases …

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