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Simply Begin Again | Feld Thoughts

PSA: January 1st, 2020 was not the beginning of a new decade, according to the American Astronomical Society, U.S. Naval Observatory, and Farmer’s Almanac. The beginning is actually 1/1/21. Regardless of this technicality, it is still a new year, and it is time to try a new motto from Feld Thoughts. Simply begin again. Crummy Q4 or 2019? Simply begin ... Read More »

The 3 biggest resolution mistakes most people make, according to a psychotherapist | Business Insider

A study done by Scranton University found that only 19% of people keep their resolution for two years, with 30% giving up before January ends. A psychotherapist explains tips to creating a manageable resolution that will be both motivating for you and beneficial to you. One common mistake is making your goal non-measurable, such as saying “I will eat healthier” ... Read More »

Sailor, this is why you are suffering a hangover | Navy Times

A night full of drinking alcoholic beverages very often leads to veisalgia. Symptoms include cold sweats, headaches, vertigo, and vomiting. While your liver is working as fast as it can to get the alcohol out of your system, you’re left to suffer the consequences. While there are food and beverages that drinkers swear by to cure a hangover, there is ... Read More »

New analysis: Marijuana seems to be linked to testicular cancer | Futurism

Those who smoke marijuana every day for ten years have been shown to have a 36% higher risk for testicular cancer. Overall, people have questioned the study because it draws data from other researchers. The lead researcher, Deborah Korenstein, of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has commented, saying “the fact is that we don’t know much about the impact ... Read More »

Veterans Affairs, Walmart open latest telehealth pilot site | Healthcare IT News

As part of a joint effort to help Veterans in rural areas access medical care, Walmart and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs have opened another location for the new Telehealth Pilot Program. The service initiative, Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations (ATLAS) has locations in North Carolina, Wisconsin, Iowa and Michigan, and provides clinical services that include primary care, ... Read More »

Why doctors don’t recommend daily aspirin for heart health | Men’s Health

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Taking a small amount of aspirin everyday used to be recommended to help prevent heart attacks. New research, however, is showing that this may do more harm than good. A study done by researchers at the University of Georgia and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland shows that only those who have already had a heart attack or stroke ... Read More »

How to train like Martins Licis, the world’s strongest man | Men’s Health

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Martins Licis, a man with enormous shoulders and 30-plus-inch thighs, has been named the World’s Strongest Man for 2019. A typical weight-lifting session involves lifting a load of 605 pounds, and his training partners do not spot him, because they are awfully unsure how to spot a man that has a quarter of a ton of weight on his back. ... Read More »

Treating pain isn’t one size fits all | Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

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Pain varies from person to person, even if they are diagnosed with the same issue. The pain a patient is in can’t be diagnosed the same as an illness can, because it is difficult to measure. Researchers have started using brain scans to get a closer look at what goes on within someone when they experience excessive and chronic pain. ... Read More »

How to bring your workout routine home for the holidays | Men’s Health

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It can be easy to fall off the bandwagon during the holidays with all of the home-cooked meals, desserts, and Christmas movie bingeing. Keeping up with your workout routine during this time can be difficult, even for top athletes and trainers. Gideon Akande recommends being realistic with yourself. It’s okay for your routine to look and function differently when you’re ... Read More »

World’s first ‘magic mushroom’ nasal spray for PTSD and depression | Health Europa

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An Oregon company called Silo Wellness has designed a ‘magic mushroom’ nasal spray to make micro-dosing easier for people treating their depression and PTSD. Silo Wellness has roots in cannabis delivery modalities, and where psilocybin is legal, Jamaica, they have developed the nasal spray. The science behind this off-the-wall idea: through the nasal mucus membranes, Psilocybin goes directly into the ... Read More »