‘Healthy lifestyle is the best life insurance’

To understand this, we must know the real meaning of the word lifestyle. The concept of lifestyle encompasses several factors – the food we eat, our physical activities, thoughts, attitudes and actions (ahar-vihar and achar-vichar). Having said that, if we spend a little time trying to understand our body and mind and make small changes […]

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Health tips for those who exercise on the weekends

There has been a rise in the number of people who prefer to exercise on the weekends in the last 5 years. This is the result of rising awareness of health trends among the general population. However, the lack of time, knowledge and appropriate counselling permits people to exercise only on the weekends; such gym-goers […]

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10 things every woman must inculcate in their life this year

10 things every woman must inculcate in their life this year

Set up your doctor’s visit. This annual preventive care visit is key to keep you on top of your health. You’ll get a full check-up, plus any immunisations and screenings you may need. Meeting with your health care professional also gives you a good opportunity to address any concerns and set your health goals. Practice […]

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Follow these 5 simple habits which can help increase your life expectancy

At an average of 79.3 years, Americans have a shorter life expectancy when compared to other high-income nations. But new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston has outlined healthy lifestyle factors that may be able to increase this figure. Adhering to those five lifestyle factors at age 50, compared […]

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Indulgent grandparents can have negative impact children’s health

Indulgent grandparents can have negative impact children’s health

The University of Glasgow study, published in PLOS One journal, suggests grandparents are often inclined to treat and overfeed children. The study also found some were smoking in front of their grandchildren and not giving them sufficient exercise. But Maureen Lipman, a grandmother of two, said: “The grandparents’ job is always definitely to indulge.” The […]

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How doctors who deal with germs all day long avoid getting sick

Dodging a cold can be pretty challenging when you’re working in an office. As soon as one person starts coughing, you can usually be sure it’ll get around the office faster than a bad email chain from Steve in accounting. If that’s not enough, continuous stress has been shown to suppress the immune system. But […]

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