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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, obsessive-compulsive disorder, often referred to as "OCD," is a common, chronic and...

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Aerial yoga is a relatively new form of the Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline of yoga. Inspired by aerial gymnastics, calisthenics,...

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Basis behind cognitive behavioral therapy

Repetitive behaviors, depression, anxiety, compulsions, and even phobias are just a few of the mental health issues millions of people...

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How aging adults can maintain their mental acuity

Aging is associated with or linked to a host of mental and physical side effects. For example, many adults expect their vision to...

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Has a more accurate way to assess obesity been developed?

Being obese or overweight is cause for concern at any age. Doctors and fitness experts have long relied on body mass index, or BMI, as a...

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Gluten-free a must for those with celiac disease

The availability of gluten-free offerings has increased considerably at grocery stores and restaurants in recent years. While gluten-free...

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Distinctions between Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

Inflammatory bowel conditions affect millions of people. Some of these conditions share symptoms, but may have certain distinctions that...

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Fruits and vegetables may lower risk of PAD

Pain in the lower extremities may be indicative of a condition called peripheral artery disease, or PAD. The National Heart, Lung, and...

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Keeping newborn babies safe is a priority for mothers, fathers and other caregivers. Various ailments can afflict newborns, and one many...

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Health benefits of vegetarian diets

Many people change their lifestyles in an effort to improve their overall health. Changing the foods one eats is one of the more common...

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The benefits to joining a local gym

Resolving to get healthy is a worthy goal. A healthy lifestyle that includes a nutritious diet and routine exercise can improve quality of...

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10 reasons to quit smoking right now

Quitting smoking can greatly improve smokers' long-term health and can even begin paying dividends almost immediately. Smoking is a leading...

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Manage pain with massage therapy

Addiction to opiates is a growing problem in the United States and Canada. Pain relief therapies, such as massage therapy, can be viable...

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How to avoid muscle soreness

Muscle soreness can affect people from all walks of life. While exercise enthusiasts who work out several times per week may feel like they...

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