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Obsessive Video Game Playing is Now Considered a Mental Disorder

The World Health Organization just named excessive video game playing the latest addictive mental disorder.

Do you have children who love to play video games? Have you noticed that they haven't put down the game controller since receiving the latest gaming system for Christmas? If the answer is yes, now may be the time for an intervention – the World Health Organization just named excessive video game playing the latest addictive mental disorder. According to ...

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Early Trial Results Show Promise for Huntington’s Disease Patients

Results from a recent clinical trial have shown promise in a potential treatment for Huntington's disease.

A terminal and debilitating illness, Huntington's disease is a genetic disorder that causes mental and physical health to slow down over time. Responsible for the deterioration of nerve cells in the brain, Huntington's disease appears in adults as young as 30, according to the Huntington's Disease Society of America. While there is currently no cure for this fatal disease, research ...

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Why You Should Limit Your Child’s Technology Usage at Night

Screen time before bed can have a negative impact on kids' health.

Parenting in today's ever-evolving world of technology can be tricky. Should you avoid exposing your children to television? Will you let them play video games? At what age should they get a cell phone? Though there are many benefits to technology, its growing presence in everyday life makes it increasingly more difficult to monitor your little one's exposure to the ...

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Key Takeaways from ‘How Liposomal Technology Can Optimize Nutrition’

During his presentation at our webinar “How Liposomal Technology Can Optimize Nutrition,” Goyen took a deeper dive into what liposomes are and how advantageous liposomal technology can be based on recent research.

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for keeping your immune system in top shape and promoting overall wellness. But eating citrus fruits, peppers and other plant-based foods that are abundant in the vitamin isn't necessarily the greatest way to ensure you're utilizing that critical nutrient to its greatest extent. By improving the bioavailability of nutrients that are hard to absorb, ...

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Tips for Avoiding Osteoporosis

Here are a few natural ways you can avoid osteoporosis and take back control of your wellness.

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis is common in the U.S. Nearly 54 million people live with the condition or have low bone mass, putting them on the verge of developing osteoporosis in the future. But this figure isn't the only surprising statistic surrounding the debilitating disease; the NOF reports that osteoporosis causes 2 million broken bones annually, resulting ...

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Part 1: Tips for Making Your Workspace More Comfortable

If you find the pain unbearable and need help adjusting the space, here are a few tips for making your workspace more comfortable.

Sometimes, finding a comfortable position at your desk during a long day seems impossible. For those living with arthritis, it can be even harder to adjust, and the pain likely occurs more often. Unfortunately, those living with this debilitating disease find it more difficult to perform some of the regular daily tasks that come with a desk job, such as ...

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Benefits of Eating Vegetables

But just how favorable are veggies when it comes to overall wellness? Here are the top five benefits of eating vegetables.

You could jeopardize your overall health if you don't pay attention to the foods you eat. Consuming too much junk food, for example, can lead to chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, clogged arteries and more. Making the decision to improve your lifestyle by following a primarily raw, plant-based diet is a health-conscious decision that ...

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How to Recharge Your Immune System This Winter

There are plenty of natural ways to recharge your immune system before the cold rolls in and ensure you stay in top shape year-round. Consider these tips.

With winter's arrival right around the corner, now's a good time to start taking precautionary measures to ensure your immune system is at it's best. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seasonal influenza impacts millions of Americans, putting thousands in the hospital with infections and causing hundreds of fatalities. What's worse is the CDC strongly suggesting that ...

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How to Gain Weight the Healthy Way

Regardless of your age, here are 7 healthy ways you can gain weight.

Although most people focus on how to lose excess pounds, there are some who are slender and find it difficult to gain weight. Their struggles are real and they prefer not to look as if they are starving and gaunt. Even our own Reverend Malkmus struggled at times to maintain a healthy weight. He tried many things, and through trial ...

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