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Feng shui for health and happiness

Feng Shui Wellbeing We all can fall into the trap of dismissing an approach just because it does not fit our worldview. The benefits of feng shui for wellbeing seemed a far stretch. Even after getting past the language, this new concepts like “poison arrow qi” just rattled around in a Western mind. However, when …

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air pollution increases diabetes

Air pollution could be responsible for 1 in 7 new cases of diabetes | World Economic Forum

Air Pollution Increases Diabetes When we think of diabetes we often think of lifestyle issues like obesity and poor nutrition. There seem to be little conversation about how air pollution increases diabetes… until now. Outdoor air pollution – already a major cause of disease and death globally – contributed to 3.2 million new cases of …

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Aetna President: Why Health Care Is Moving Beyond the Physical Body

Healthcare Beyond The Physical Body There are many things that are healthcare too… and hence the name of our company, HealthCare Too, back in 2013. It is nice to see others getting on board. Karen S. Lynch, president of Aetna, wrote about the overwhelming impact of “social determinants” on our health and recognized that healthcare goes …

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5 Data-Backed Ways Working Outdoors Can Improve Employee Well-Being

Working Outdoors Improves Well-Being For so long we have attempted to block out and control Nature, especially in the 9 – 5 business environment. However, many people and companies have “rediscovered” the benefits of connecting with Nature. From Japanese “forest bathing” to transformations in building and design at Delos there is a growing interest in …

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Air pollution linked to 3.2 million new diabetes cases in one year – CNN

Air Pollution Linked To Diabetes That air pollution promote lung and heart problems is old news. It even makes sense. We breathe in fine particulates which impact lung and heart functions. But how is air pollution linked to diabetes?  Turns out that the pancreas and its ability to manage insulin production may be impacted by …

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