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Is Being Vegan or Vegetarian Actually Good for Women?

In the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle, many people choose to become vegan or vegetarian. From the decreased risk of health issues such as diabetes, high cholesterol and cancer to overcoming obesity, various health benefits accompany vegetarianism and veganism. These diets are popular as they are higher in fiber and lower in cholesterol, protein, calcium and salt.

How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress

Experts agree that the best way to fight this vicious cycle is to change the things your mind is focusing on, either through various “focus-shifting techniques” or mindfulness exercises like meditation. By interrupting the body’s fight-or-flight feedback loop, temporarily occupying your mind with something other than the source of your stress can increase productivity and significantly reduce anxiety.

Why Telehealth Is So Cost-Effective

Why Telehealth Is So Cost-Effective

Many patients have enjoyed easier access to professional medical and therapeutic advice due to telehealth technology, and the convenience factor is significant. But there’s another side to the value of telehealth: it’s cost-effective. So why exactly is telehealth so affordable, and will it be a better option for you and your family in 2022?

Top Heart-Healthy Foods

Whether you’re looking for something to munch on while watching television, or hoping for something more substantial, here’s a list of the top heart-healthy foods and their benefits.

Easy Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Easy Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Holidays are filled with family, friends, cheer, and good food. It is a time to gather with loved ones and enjoy fun and fellowship. However, holidays can also be stressful.

How Wildfires Negatively Impact Air Quality

How Wildfires Negatively Impact Air Quality

Wildfires have become troublingly customary in the Western U.S. over the past decade. Unfortunately, this devastating trend is only going to worsen itself, as uncontrolled fires will gradually become longer, larger, and more devastating for our communities.

Is The Mediterranean Diet for You

Is The Mediterranean Diet for You?

All the health-conscious people have surely heard of the Mediterranean diet by now. Most doctors, nutritionists, and dietitians have been actively recommending this diet for optimal health for a long time.

TopDocDX: Diagnosing Chronic Disease in Asymptomatic Patients

TopDocDX: Diagnosing Chronic Disease in Asymptomatic Patients

The fear of carrying a virus without any notice was both overwhelming and scary for many of us. “What if I have the virus?” “What if I unwillingly infect someone else?” Such questions definitely are not any novelty. However, what if we take the word asymptomatic and apply it to our overall health? Could there be any latent diseases ready to strike us without notice?

Revenge Bedtime Procrastination

Revenge Bedtime Procrastination

The refusal to go to bed when you should is a psychological phenomenon known as “revenge bedtime procrastination,” which describes the decision to sacrifice sleep for more pleasurable activities such as bingeing and scrolling through social media.

Recent Articles

Is Being Vegan or Vegetarian Actually Good for Women?

In the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle, many people choose to become vegan or vegetarian. From the decreased risk of health issues such as diabetes, high cholesterol and cancer to overcoming obesity, various health benefits accompany vegetarianism and veganism. These diets are popular as they are higher in fiber and lower in cholesterol, protein, calcium and salt.

How Focus Helps You Cope with Stress

Experts agree that the best way to fight this vicious cycle is to change the things your mind is focusing on, either through various “focus-shifting techniques” or mindfulness exercises like meditation. By interrupting the body’s fight-or-flight feedback loop, temporarily occupying your mind with something other than the source of your stress can increase productivity and significantly reduce anxiety.

Why Telehealth Is So Cost-Effective

Many patients have enjoyed easier access to professional medical and therapeutic advice due to telehealth technology, and the convenience factor is significant. But there’s another side to the value of telehealth: it’s cost-effective. So why exactly is telehealth so affordable, and will it be a better option for you and your family in 2022?

A Higher Intake of Whole Grain Could Reduce Cardiovascular Problems

Recent research indicates that people who eat more whole grains have a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Read on if you’d like to find out how such a small dietary change can lead to a better quality of life!

Top Heart-Healthy Foods

Whether you’re looking for something to munch on while watching television, or hoping for something more substantial, here’s a list of the top heart-healthy foods and their benefits.

Healthier Ways to Drink Your Eggnog

Of all holiday traditions that involve food, eggnog may be the most beloved.

Easy Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Holidays are filled with family, friends, cheer, and good food. It is a time to gather with loved ones and enjoy fun and fellowship. However, holidays can also be stressful.

Looking Beyond the Science: Caring for Underserved Communities with Dr. Imani McElroy

People’s health and well-being are heavily influenced by the communities in which they live. Ideally, people have ample access to medical services and the resources to pay for them.

How Wildfires Negatively Impact Air Quality

Wildfires have become troublingly customary in the Western U.S. over the past decade. Unfortunately, this devastating trend is only going to worsen itself, as uncontrolled fires will gradually become longer, larger, and more devastating for our communities.

Is The Mediterranean Diet for You?

All the health-conscious people have surely heard of the Mediterranean diet by now. Most doctors, nutritionists, and dietitians have been actively recommending this diet for optimal health for a long time.

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Augmented Reality and Medicine

Augmented Reality and Medicine

The future is now, thanks to science! As our technology advances and our digital world continues to develop, the line between the real world and the digital becomes increasingly blurred. One example of this blurring is augmented reality (AR). Through augmented reality, we can put parts of our digital world on top of our physical one. Typically, we think about augmented reality’s implications for entertainment, shopping experiences and social media. But beyond those industries, AR could completely reimagine how we experience and receive medical care.