Head & Heart

It's not only being physically fit, but emotionally fit, too! Here's how to handle everything from confidence to work stress.

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Fact or Fiction: Apple a Day Keeps the Caffeine Away?

Ever since being a junior in college, coffee has been a necessary part of my morning. Like many other caffeine addicts, I find it hard to...
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Fact or Fiction: Can Chicken Noodle Soup Really Relieve Cold Symptoms?

From a young age, we have all learned that chicken noodle soup is the meal of choice when we are feeling under the weather....

How Color Psychology Affects Our Mood

Have you ever noticed how you're drawn to certain colors? Whether you're looking to repaint a room, buy a new duvet cover, or simply...
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Increased Vitamin D Linked to Breast Cancer Survival

By now, we all know that vitamin D is naturally found in sunlight. Many of us take supplements during the dark winter months in...
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12 Better Reasons to Run Regularly

For many people, just the thought of running makes them out of breath and gives them shin splints. Short sprints have you lightheaded in...
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Orthorexia: When Clean Eating Becomes an Obsession

Everyday, we are bombarded with messages that tell us  how adherence to a clean diet will lead us to live a pure and virtuous...
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Fact or Fiction: Can Cranberry Juice Help You With UTI’s?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are uncomfortable and, sometimes, unavoidable. They are the result of bacteria entering the body’s urinary system, which is most common...
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World Health Organization: Sugar Intake Should Be Cut in Half

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the daily recommended sugar intake should be halved, to six teaspoons. The WHO previously recommended that an...
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Fact or Fiction: Can Magnesium Lower Your Anxiety?

Living in a society that is fast-paced and demanding, it is not surprising that many of us suffer from anxiety. According to the Anxiety...
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Video: Can You Drink Too Much Water?

Water is everywhere. Literally. It's used for almost everything and has several benefits when selected as your beverage of choice. The key reason for...
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Fact or Fiction: Can Local Honey Combat Allergies?

The days are getting longer, warmer weather is approaching, and allergies are about to peak. Over-the-counter (OTC) allergy medicine can be expensive and come...
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Video: How Restaurants Keep You Addicted to Their Food

Think you can eat healthy at a restaurant? Think again. Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma (which is a great, enlightening book all about the food...
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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2014

Okay, so it's 2014 and you're realizing you may not have stuck to all of your New Years resolutions from last year...no big deal....
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How Exercise Promotes Brain Growth

We all know how great exercise is for us, but were any of us aware that exercise can help our brains? More specifically, exercise...
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9 Tips To Help You Get To Sleep Faster

As a college student, I'm lucky if I get an average of 4 hours of sleep per night. Between the parties, the papers, and...

New Study Reveals Where Your Body Actually Feels Emotion

Emotions are something that we all experience, but very difficult to understand.  Scientists, behavioral psychologists and similar professionals have been long been studying various...
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Why Your Brain is a Creativity Machine (If Used Correctly)

Many think that you’re born creative, or you aren’t. Scientists have been studying to subject of creativity and where exactly it comes from for...
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Video: Does Being Cold Make You Sick?

As the temperature continues to drop and snow continues to fall, more and more of us are finding ourselves bed ridden with the common...
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Myths About The Common Cold You Probably Believe

Now that winter is finally here and in full swing, so is cold and flu season. You know what that means, right? It's time...
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3 Ways to Stay Inspired All Year

It happens every year. We all make grand new year's resolutions and decide to make this year the best year we have ever had....

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4 Facts about Bio Freeze Gel

Dealing with pain is not easy especially if it is on the muscles. While other people resolve to use the regular painkillers, it is...

How Many Sessions of Acupuncture are Needed?

Many people in need of acupuncture wonder how many sessions are necessary. However, there’s no one answer to the question. The number of sessions...

Dental Health for Life: 12 Things Your Dentist Wants You to...

Dental hygiene is incredibly important. Many of us don’t realize that keeping up with our regular dental checkups gives us a window to see...

Checklist when Choosing Travel Insurance

For most people, travel insurance is the last thing they think about when planning for travel. Maybe the paperwork is too much of a...