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Keeping your mind and body in check - popular topics in health and medicine to maintain a long and healthy life.

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Natalie Ige4 months ago
Popular Water Sports to Try Out This Summer
Summer is just a few months away and that means it’s time to start planning what you want to try out this summer. Water sports are a great choice to try something new, and learn a new skill. The splas...
Chris 4 months ago
Why We Need to Sleep More
Resting soundly influences your psychological and physical well-being, and the nature of your cognizant existence. Miss the mark and it can negatively affect your daytime vitality, efficiency, and eve...
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Carlos Fox4 months ago
Three Simple Lifestyle Changes that Can Keep You Feeling Young
Most of us would love to stay young forever, but short of finding the fountain of youth, it’s true that aging is inevitable. Still, there are some effective ways that you can remain in good health eve...
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Carlos Fox4 months ago
Three Conditions That Might Be Disrupting Your Beauty Sleep
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adults need seven or more hours of sleep per night to promote overall health and wellbeing. But data shows that one in three adults do n...
How to Pick the Best Medicare Health Plan for You
As you age, your health care needs change. It’s essential that your medical insurance continues to give you the coverage you need. Taking a look at the health insurance you have, and assessing what yo...
Rich Monetti4 months ago
With a Smile, Tarrytown Doctor Goes Overseas and Changes Children's Lives
A look back at Dr. Michael Koch's efforts with Smile Train. When we as workers run up against those stretches where 12 hour days are the norm, the ending is a welcome feeling. Tarrytown ’s Dr. Michael...
Using Natural Health Solutions Sensibly
Our health is incredibly important, and we have lots of ways to care for it. You probably already know that you should be exercising routinely, eating right, and heading to the doctor regularly. But w...
Yana Gavrilov4 months ago
How Trauma Can Affect Our Physical Health
I have decided to share my story because I want to bring awareness to the negative effects that trauma can have on our physical health. I had my first seizure when I was 16. It wasn’t like your textbo...
Paisley Hansen4 months ago
Supplements to Improve Your Overall Health and Wellness
How many times do you have to hit your alarm clock before actually rolling out of bed in the morning? While the lucky few start the day feeling energized and focused, many think about sleep from the m...
Melissa Stafford4 months ago
What Is Fibromyalgia?
Raising awareness of a chronic condition isn't going to cure it but it makes life a hell of a lot easier for those who are suffering with it. To put it in clear terms, "Fibromyalgia" means that our ce...
What You Put into Your Body Matters
Exercise can help keep you thin. But when it comes to whole-body health, you still are what you eat, drink, smoke, and invest in any other way. Here’s what you need to know about eating right, using s...
Em Jenkins4 months ago
A Study on Psychosomatics
In order to properly begin this study, I must first define the term “psychosomatic” so you, as the reader, are familiar with its meaning. The official definition from the Merriam-Webster dictionary is...
Choosing the Right Dentist for Your Family’s Oral Hygiene
If you are anything like the statistical average American, your family likely doesn’t see the dentist as often as you would like them to. We overwhelmingly—at a staggering 85 percent—believe oral hygi...
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Claire Peters4 months ago
Why Is it Important to Reduce Exposure to X-Ray Radiation?
X-rays, or electromagnetic radiation waves, have been an incredible asset to modern medicine and dental services, since their discovery in 1895. These invisible waves pass very easily through soft tis...
Grace Hatton4 months ago
A Glimpse into Epilepsy
In my four years of medical schooling, one of my stand-out conversations and lessons learned was from a consultant neurologist, working within the mysterious field of brain disorders. He did not so mu...
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Claire Peters4 months ago
What Is Tinnitus?
For millions of Americans, the world is never totally quiet. If you hear a ringing or buzzing in your ears—whether it is a faint and distant sound, or a constant annoying presence—then you may be amon...
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Tobias Gillot4 months ago
3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Oral Health
You may not realize it, but oral health is a significant indicator of overall well-being. The Mayo Clinic reports that conditions like heart disease, premature birth, diabetes, osteoporosis, and more ...
Amelia Grant4 months ago
Is Your Man Looking After Their Smile?
Apparently, it is a real thing and is where men tend to assume that they are invincible, and they don’t really need to take good care of their bodies. Men with this syndrome tend to ignore signs that ...