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Healthy Computing: Exercise Time

Computing is an athletic event. It requires the frequent use of certain muscles hour after hour, day after day. Fitness is an important component in staying healthy at the computer. Daily exercise is one of the best predictors of health during the...

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10 Tips on Vacations and Your Health

Even the most spontaneous getaway needs some basic planning and preparation. If you are visiting a new place, or even one not so new, a good travel guide will give you information on things like available transportation, and the hours and prices of...

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Exercise Improves Sleep

Findings from a Stanford University Medical School study may come as no surprise: older and middle-age people reported sleeping better when they added regular exercise to their routine, reports Dr. David Sobel in "Exercise Improves Sleep." After 16...

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Stress and Immunity

Scientists have known for years that major and minor life stresses interfere with immune function and contribute to disease. Stressful life events increase your susceptibility to several types of infections, from the common cold to tuberculosis, and...

Take Time To Stretch

Before we became such a highly industrialized, automated, and sedentary society, most Americans spent most of their day doing some form of physical activity. Today, with the exception of those who exercise regularly, few adults do much in the way of...

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Flavorful Vegetarian Yogic Cooking

Here are some foods and spices that are known in yogic teachings to be excellent for strengthening the immune system, improving digestion, and for working to detox the liver. These include: onions, garlic, ginger root, beets, radishes, black pepper...

Cold Weather Walking and Running

Many warm-weather exercisers discontinue their training programs when the temperature drops below 40¡ F. This is unfortunate, because heat-producing physical activity is well-suited for cooler weather conditions. When approached appropriately, most...

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