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5 Things to Know About Tai Chi

Tai chi is a centuries-old mind and body practice. It involves certain postures and gentle movements with mental focus, breathing, and relaxation. Several clinical trials have evaluated the effects of tai chi in people with various health conditions.

Energy Drinks: A Boost in the Wrong Direction?

Energy drinks are widely promoted as products that increase alertness and enhance physical and mental performance. Marketing targeted at young people has been quite effective. But science is showing us that these drinks can often be unhealthy.

Take Precautions to Prevent Yardwork Injuries

Spring yardwork should mean more than digging out your garden tools from the back of the shed and filling the gasoline tank. The same hedge clippers, weed trimmers, mulchers and tillers that make your yard beautiful can also cause serious injury to operators and bystanders.

Protect Your Kids from Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Just as you teach your children to wear sunscreen, use a seat belt and wear a bicycle helmet, teach them to wear hearing protectors to limit noise exposure. Here are a few tips.

Tips for Buying Home Exercise Equipment

When daily trips to the gym aren’t possible or gym memberships seem a little too expensive, home exercise equipment might seem like a good alternative. But before you spring for new equipment, make sure you’re not buying the fitness fiction of quick, easy results.

Organ Donation Myths and Facts

Help save lives by learning these facts about organ donation.

5 Things to Know Before You Vote

Election Day is coming soon. It’s time to make sure you’ve checked off all the things you need to vote in 2016. Waiting or ignoring deadlines could put your vote in jeopardy. 

 
The Implications of Marijuana Legalization

The question of the enactment of laws regarding the legalization of marijuana has captured the attention of many throughout the country during the past few years. The Federal Office of National Drug Policy published a 2010 fact sheet outlining the pros and cons – mostly cons – of what marijuana legalization would mean to the country. 

Zika A to Z

Zika outbreaks are currently happening in many countries. The mosquitoes that can become infected with and spread Zika live in many parts of the world, including parts of the United States.

Simple Steps to Pool Safety

A few simple safety steps can save lives in and around pools and spas. Ensure a safe and fun experience by following these tips.


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