Treatments and Techniques

Music as Medicine

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Iconic reggae legend Bob Marley said it simply and eloquently: “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” There is...




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    These 3 Tests Detect Concussion 100% of the Time

    When combined with two other measures, a simple vision test can detect 100 percent of concussions that occur during a football game, new research shows. On... Read more

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    Trusting Intuition: 7 Medical-Worker Hunches That Saved Lives

    Medical intuition is a common concept held among many doctors and healthcare professionals–it occurs when a sort of gut feeling or intuitive understanding about a... Read more

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    Healthy Lifestyle May Buffer Against Stress-Related Cell Aging

    A new study from UC San Francisco is the first to show that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate overtime and accelerate cellular aging,... Read more

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    6 Steps for Managing Fear and Anxiety

    We’ve all experienced pangs of fear and anxiety. Whether it’s blowing that big job interview, worrying about lab test results from your doctor or letting... Read more

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    4 Ways to Shed Belly Fat

    1. Exercise. You can’t exercise to spot reduce, but it will help you shed excess pounds — and often, the fat your body sheds first comes from... Read more

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    5 Keys to Preventing Cancer: You Won’t Believe the Power of #4!

    Dr. Isaac Eliaz discusses some important steps you can take to help you prevent cancer as well as other health conditions. There are a number... Read more

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    Summer Backyard Activities: The Do’s & Don’ts (Video)

    From our friends at HooplaHa, a great inspiration! Summertime is meant for fun and activities, be be sure to keep these important tips in mind... Read more

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    Why Doctors Prefer Fist Bumps Before Handshakes

    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking... Read more

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    All Day Energy: 10 Fantastic Ways to Fight Fatigue

    For most of us, feeling fatigued, groggy and a bit sniffle-y, no matter what time of the year it is, has virtually become a way... Read more

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    Your Brain Needs Downtime

    Mental downtime is necessary for your brain to function at its best. Research shows that “when we are relaxing or daydreaming, the brain doesn’t slow... Read more

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    How to Improve Security and Privacy So Patients Can Use Social Media in Hospitals

    As a non-profit organisation, the NHS should follow the same principles behind open-source: sharing knowledge and standardising procedures to help all the patients. And in... Read more

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    Reading Food Labels

    I consider real food to be foods that are as close to nature as possible, with very few ingredients. That means foods that our grandparents... Read more

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    Why Am I Always Sick?

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body People are sick, and so much so that common conditions like allergies, gastrointestinal problems, frequent... Read more

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    Importance of a Warm-Up and Cool-Down

    When time is tight and you have to squeeze in a workout, the first portions that usually get omitted are your warm-up or cool-down, but... Read more

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    Top 10 for a Beautiful Summer Skin

    Mother Nature is a genius! The wealth of incredibly nourishing 100 percent natural ingredients out there are practically infinite! To narrow it down for you,... Read more

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    How Dental Implants Save Bone

    NEW YORK—Tooth loss begets more tooth loss. When a tooth is removed, it can cause the jawbone to weaken, undermining the foundation of surrounding teeth... Read more


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