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Middle-aged man living with Parkinson’s disease practices yoga to help with symptoms.

Using Exercise To Manage Early-Onset Parkinson’s Disease

Apr 09, 2021

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects dopamine-producing neurons in the brain. The onset of symptoms varies from person to person, but people living with Parkinson’s disease may experience tremors, bradykinesia (slowness of movement), limb rigidity, or gait and balance...

Neurology
Neurology & Stroke
Doctor points out signs of stroke in COVID-19 patient’s MRI brain scan.

Are COVID-19 and Strokes Connected? Your Frequent Questions Answered

Apr 09, 2021

The connections between COVID-19 and stroke may boil down to a combination of factors, including complications that come with an infection or pre-existing conditions. Here are some things you need to know about COVID-19 and strokes: COVID-19 can increase the risk of stroke. The virus may cause...

Neurology
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
A young woman practices loving-kindness meditation to help reduce stress and manage anxiety.

What To Know About Practicing Loving-Kindness Meditation

Apr 09, 2021

What does loving-kindness mean? Kindness is the quality of being generous and caring. Loving is the act of caring for someone deeply. Combine these two words, and you get the root of loving-kindness meditation: compassion. This meditation drives a particular purpose of directing loving thoughts...

General Health & Wellness
Resolutions - Mind
A pregnant woman reads a day-by-day pregnancy book.

Pregnancy, Labor, and COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

Apr 09, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot about our lives — the way we connect with others, the safety precautions we take in public, and in some cases, the way women give birth. In areas experiencing significant numbers of hospitalizations, some OBGYNs are offering elective inductions to avoid...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Maternity

The COVID-19 Vaccine Brings Us Closer To Herd Immunity

Apr 09, 2021

Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. With over 15 million Americans fully vaccinated, the U.S. seems to be on schedule for...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine

A Beginner's Guide to Reading Nutrition Labels

Mar 22, 2021

Nutrition labels are great; they help you figure out the ingredients and nutritional composition of a food product. Sometimes, though, they can be a bit deceitful. That snack may look healthy with only 6% of your daily saturated fat intake and 5% of your sodium, but take a closer look, and you...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
A large mix of healthy foods including salmon, blueberries, and kale.

20 Nutrient-Dense Ingredients To Add to Your Shopping List

Mar 12, 2021

Get the most nutrient-packed ingredients on your next shopping trip! Some foods provide a lot of calories without much nutritional value. Nutrient-dense foods, however, are rich in vitamins and minerals that fuel your body without added sugars, sodium, and saturated fat. Here’s our list of 20 foods...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
This colorful Thai salad is loaded with heart-healthy vegetables, fiber-rich whole grains, and a who

Learn to Make a Thai Quinoa Salad

Mar 09, 2021

Looking for a new recipe to spice up your lunch or impress your family at dinner? This Thai quinoa salad is loaded with colorful veggies, fiber-rich whole grains, and lots of flavor. Give it a try, and let us know what you think! Recipe: Thai Quinoa Salad Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed...

Recipes
Healthy cookie dough dip served in a bowl alongside carrot sticks and apple slices.

Recipe: Healthy Cookie Dough Dip

Mar 08, 2021

Have you ever snuck a spoonful of cookie dough for a snack? Next time you need to satisfy your sweet tooth, try our healthy cookie dough dip! Not only is it guilt-free, but it’s also safe to eat. Recipe: Healthy Cookie Dough Dip Ingredients: A handful of vegan dark chocolate chips  1 15-oz. can...

Recipes
Comparing the health benefits of an orange to several donuts.

Satisfy Your Unhealthy Cravings With These Alternative Snacks

Feb 24, 2021

We’ve all been there: you’ve reached the afternoon slump and need a little pick-me-up. Then you remember that vanilla ice cream in the freezer. The frozen confection seems to be calling your name, and it’s hard to focus on the rest of the day’s tasks until you get yourself a scoop. But you also...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Resolutions - Body