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How Water Affects Your Health

History supports that civilizations with clean water were strong and healthy. For many of us, that is like a “duh” moment. Of course they had clean water. Otherwise, how could they thrive, right? In fact, cosmetic and anti-aging research supports that consumption of clean, pure water is a primary anti-aging and health promoting thing that we can do for ourselves. Here’s what consuming 8 glasses of pure water per day can do for you: * Improves your energy * Can reduce anxiety, stress, even depression * Reduces headaches and dizziness…

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How Secondhand Smoke Affects Your Health

Secondhand smoke, or “passive smoking” as it’s also known, has become an increasingly big issue in today’s society. According to medical research, secondhand smoke is linked to tobacco-related diseases, and as we place a higher premium on an individual’s responsibility to the health of those around him, we have become more and more to discourage smoking in public. What Is Secondhand Smoke? “Secondhand smoke” is a term that describes the effects of enough smoke being added to a room that it’s impossible for non-smokers to avoid inhaling the smoke themselves….

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How Your “Story” Affects Your Health

“The power of love to change bodies is legendary, built into folklore, common sense, and everyday experience. Love moves the flesh, it pushes matter around. Throughout history, “tender loving care” has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing.” Larry Dossey The stories we tell ourselves about ourselves, others and life are generated from reactions we create inside ourselves in response to our beliefs about the world around us. Our thoughts become behaviors because we choose actions according to the beliefs we hold as being true about our “reality”….

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Health Care – How the New Health Care Plan Affects You

The new health care bill is an extremely complex bill that affects each and every American differently. However, understanding how it affects you is a different story. Because it’s so complex, it may even affect you differently than your next door neighbor who makes the same as you! Here are the basics of how it will affect the general population: The majority of the plan takes affect in 2014 or later, however, these changes will be vast. Lower income families will be required to purchase insurance coverage, unless they already…

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How Internet Affects Mental Health

The lives of millions of people around the world have never been the same since the advent of the internet. It has breached the barriers of commerce and built bridges for global collective research and education. It has greatly modified public communication, information acquisition and amusement. Sending of important information or simple personal greetings is made possible in the fastest way through e-mail. These days you do not have to spend hours in the library to gather information for research work as everything is already simplified for you through the…

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How Stress Negatively Affects Us

Scientific studies have already shown the negative effects of stress. However, people who live busy lives and deal with hectic schedules usually forget about the detrimental effects of too much stress and anxiety. Instead of focusing on finding stress relief activities and thinking of ways to relax their tired bodies and minds, they tend to just go with the flow of today’s fast-paced world. If you are one of those people who rarely finds the time for vacations and relaxing activities, you should probably start changing your unhealthy daily routines…

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