Why Laughing Is Good for Your Health
Jan29

Why Laughing Is Good for Your Health

If you can find a reason to laugh every day, you’ll find that your mood will improve, your relationships with others will seem more meaningful and effortless, and life’s hurdles won’t seem so daunting.

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CES 2014: Sorting Through the Latest Fitness Bands and and Fitness Watches
Jan29

CES 2014: Sorting Through the Latest Fitness Bands and and Fitness Watches

Fitness bands and fitness watches are everywhere, and NY1’s Adam Balkin sorts through them to help you figure out which ones might actually help you get a little bit healthier.

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Mental Health Bloggers Widen Their Support Systems on WordPress.com
Jan29

Mental Health Bloggers Widen Their Support Systems on WordPress.com

Co-founder Lulu began the “Blog for Mental Health ” initiative on her personal blog in 2012 and moved it to Canvas of the Minds in 2013, where it quickly attracted a long list of participants — take a look at 2013′s participant  2013′s participant blogroll. More bloggers are now making a 2014 commitment: to “blog about mental health topics not only for myself, but for others.”…

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Noise is No. 1 quality-of-life complaint in NYC
Jan19

Noise is No. 1 quality-of-life complaint in NYC

despite thousands of violation notices filed with the city last year, health officials warn there are still plenty of places where decibels top 85, a level that can cause hearing damage with prolonged exposure. For two decades, the 57-year-old … Barbara Brown puts up with massive jets from John F

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Avoiding the Dreaded College Weight Gain: The Importance of Exercise for College Students
Jan17

Avoiding the Dreaded College Weight Gain: The Importance of Exercise for College Students

“College is the absolute best time for students to learn the importance of making time and dedicating energy to a health and fitness program,” said Nakeeya Deas, wellness coordinator at Champlain College in Burlington,  …

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