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  • We Weren’t Always as Good as We Are Now, so What?

    There’s something profoundly disturbing going on in our culture right now. Well, truth be told, there are a multitude of profoundly disturbing things going on. But at the center of our toxic culture is a rapidly metastasizing and malignant sense of entitlement—righteousness. And specifically, the…
  • Clear Up Life’s Clutter

    I’ve recently reminded myself of the value of dedicating some time to just clearing things out. It’s a simple truth that wherever things can accumulate, they will. Emails pile up, clutter piles up, the read-later list piles up, and small admin tasks build up like…
  • Diabetes-Friendly Drink Recommendations

    Food and eating aren’t the same when you have diabetes. If you’re living with Type 1, Type 2, or gestational diabetes, mealtime can be a cause of stress; but another source of worry is what to drink when you have diabetes. If you’re controlling your…
  • Study Finds Fenugreek Increases Strength and Lean Muscle Mass

    A new study shows that an unassuming spice may be an efficient way to safely boost strength, endurance, and even testosterone. Published in June in the journal Translational Sports Medicine, the randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study was led by Amanda J. Rao, based at the University…
  • Grab a Rope: 7 Reasons Why Skipping Is So Good for You

    While many of us may remember skipping as something we did as children, the pastime has regained popularity during the pandemic as a way of keeping fit. Not only is jumping rope a fun, affordable, and portable form of exercise, it also has many benefits…
  • Steroids Cut COVID-19 Death Rates, but Not for Everyone

    New studies show that treating critically ill COVID-19 patients with inexpensive steroids can cut their risk of dying from the illness by a third. The results are so clear that the World Health Organization changed its advice on Sept. 2 and now strongly recommends corticosteroids…
  • What Are the Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

    Do you ever feel like you need to breathe deeper than you’ve ever breathed before? Modern life’s daily stressors can deplete your body and make you feel lifeless, but hyperbaric oxygen therapy may help. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT, is a specialized treatment providing high…
  • Classical Music—Healing More Than Just the Soul

    “Mozart makes you believe in God because it cannot be by chance that such a phenomenon arrives into this world and leaves such an unbounded number of unparalleled masterpieces.” — Georg Solti It seems like only yesterday that I first heard it. It was so…
  • Why Sleep Is So Important for Losing Weight

    When it comes to weight loss, diet and exercise are usually thought of as the two key factors that will achieve results. However, sleep is an often-neglected lifestyle factor that also plays an important role. The recommended sleep duration for adults is 7 to 9…
  • Metabolic Syndrome Triples COVID-19 Death Risk

    Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes were more than three times more likely to die from the disease, according to a new study. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of at least three of five conditions—hypertension, high…
  • Why You Need Strong Muscles, and How to Get Them

    Your muscles support you in virtually everything you do—so why aren’t you supporting them? Building strength and muscle is crucial to good health, especially as you age. Muscle plays an essential role in maintaining a high quality of life, reducing the risk of injury, and…
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