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Why Chocolate May Be Good for the Heart

Eating chocolate has been tied to a reduced risk of heart disease. Now scientists have uncovered one possible reason.<p>Using data from a large Danish health study, researchers have found an association between chocolate consumption and a lowered risk for atrial fibrillation, the irregular heartbeat …

How To Do A Really Good Job Washing Your Hands

If, like many of us, you are reading this article on the toilet — then we've caught you at the perfect time.<p>When you're done with your business, perhaps you'll do a thorough hand washing. Or maybe just a quick rinse. Or maybe you'll skip it altogether.<p>Failure to wash is a problem for ordinary …

Is Seltzer Bad For You?

Calling all La Croix fans.<p><b>The Question:</b> It is healthy to drink carbonated drinks like seltzer regularly?<p><b>The Answer:</b> Be strategic with your La Croix obsession.<p>Manufacturers add pressurized carbon dioxide to produce effervescence in a drink, which is essentially the process that makes those beloved …

Feeling Stressed? 4 Ways to Manage It in the Workplace

Use this guide to identify good and bad stress, and how to manage it.<p>April was stress awareness month, and it made me think a lot about stress and how it affects us. Like high blood pressure, stress can be good and bad. High blood pressure is good when you're working out; you're pushing your body, …

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Mindfulness & Meditation: What’s the Difference?

“In any one day there are moments where there is nothing going on, but we link up what is happening from thought to thought without any space. We overlook the spaciousness that it’s all happening in,” <b>Gangaji</b>, from our new book The Unexpected Power Or Mindfulness & Meditation.<p>Nowadays, mindfulness …

8 Ways to Stay Energized All Day

It’s no wonder so many of us struggle with energy issues. We go, go, go from morning to night, running on little but grit and caffeine. But it …

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Poor Sleep Hygiene Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Child’s Play Is Good for All of Us

If all of the children who currently are sedentary started exercising every day, societies could save enormous amounts of money in the coming decades and have healthier citizens as a whole, according to a remarkable new study. In the United States alone, we could expect to save more than $120 …

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