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How To Use Cannabis To Improve Your Overall Health

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Cannabis was only legalized for medicinal use quite recently. Up until its legalization, its use was stigmatized. Even people that knew about the plant’s benefits and used it exclusively to treat their health problems were judged. The stigma is no longer there. Cannabis is widely used by people from all levels of society. There are myriad health benefits associated with Cannabis use, from reduced inflammation to a reduction in mental health problems.

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U.S. Census Bureau : Those who worked remotely have higher income, education and better health

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Ridgewood NJ, according to the U.S. Census Bureau more than a third of U.S. households reported working from home more frequently than before the pandemic, but the percentage who made the switch varied widely across sociodemographic groups.

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Buying a New Oil Tank? Here’s What to Look For

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Replacing your oil tank is a crucial investment. Before replacing it, you have to know how to tell if your oil tank needs to be replaced. So how long does an oil tank typically last? A typical indicator that your indoor tank unit needs to be replaced is tank failure. However, you will often spot some warning signs beforehand. 

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How to Get The Most Out of Dietary Supplements

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We all know we should be getting our vitamins and minerals. We all know we should be getting our micronutrients, our protein, our omega fatty acids. And we also know how hard it is to be getting everything we need every day regardless of our work schedules and hectic schedules and that surprise visit from that one friend that always convinces us to order the worst take out possible for our bodies.

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Meditation Can Improve Your Health – Here’s How

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In a time of social media, health pandemics, constant news cycle, a little space for clarity and mindfulness is more valuable than ever for your mind and your body.

If meditation is a daily practice or a daunting idea, you may want to consider the potential health benefits that come with sitting still in our hectic, busy world and training your mind to focus your thoughts.

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What are The Benefits of Mobile Health Apps

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Health is one of the most important blessings that many people don’t take notice of unless they experience health issues. Just getting the common cold can really make you appreciate being in perfect health. That’s why it’s important to always pay attention to your body and do your best to treat any issues you have as well as prevent possible ones. Since this may be overlooked by most people due to their hectic schedules and lifestyles, technology has once again come to the rescue with mobile health apps. These apps can completely change the way you take care of your health, and if you’re wondering how; here are their benefits.

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6 Great Reasons To Be More Eco-Friendly

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More and more people decide to go in this direction and focus to impact the planet positively. Different alternatives for plastic bags and chemical products are being made each year. If you are asking yourself, “why should I go green”, the simple answer is there are many benefits that come with that certain lifestyle. It will be discussed here, if you are unsure, what are 6 great reasons to be more eco friendly. 

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Can’t Go to the Gym? Here’s How to Exercise at Home

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Exercising at home is more important than ever; globally, we are facing strict restrictions on our movement, and because of this, it is important we exercise at home, being that we are not able to exercise in the gym. Additionally, the SARS-CoV-19 virus that is responsible for this lockdown is known for taking the lives of those that live unhealthily. This is even more of a reason to exercise, as if we do not exercise, we are more likely to be affected severely by the virus. Exercise is very important.

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Why Swimming Is So Good for Your Health

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No one can deny that swimming is one of the most famous sports worldwide. It didn’t gain its popularity out of the blue, but it proved over and over again that it is worth all of the effort that goes into it. Teaching a kid how to swim is not a luxury but a necessity, especially if you travel a lot where children can enjoy swimming without being afraid. Moreover, you will realize that your health improves drastically after implementing swimming in your lifestyle. 

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Need Insurance? Here’s What You Need to Know First

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Getting insurance is something you should be thinking of right when you have landed your first job or when you have settled down. Insurance will make sure that your financial well-being, assets, and health will be protected in the event of death, damage or loss. Before jumping into the decision of doing this milestone, Here are some things you need to know:

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Friendship More Important For Health Than Family As We Age, Study Finds

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7Jun – by Daniel Steingold

 In Family Studies Happiness Studies Health Studies Psychological Studies Relationship Studies

EAST LANSING, Mich. — We may have less time to spend with friends as we get older, but that doesn’t mean that close companionship becomes any less important to our well-being. That’s because our social circle has a greater impact on our health and well-being than family does, a new study finds.

Researchers at Michigan State University conducted two separate, yet related studies, hoping to find the empirical value of friendship.

A new study finds that friendship is important to our health and well-being as we age than relationships with family members.

The first study analyzed a survey that provided self-reported measures of health and happiness from over 270,000 participants of all ages worldwide. Meanwhile, the second study derived its data on relationships and chronic illness from a survey of nearly 7,500 American adults.

Via the first study, the researchers found that both having healthy relations with family and friends were determinants of good health and happiness in general, but friendship alone was seen to be a solid predictor of positive overall health at later ages.

https://www.studyfinds.org/friendship-health-family-happiness/

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Good Life Ridgewood – Mayors Wellness Campaign Festival

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Ridgewood NJ, Don’t miss the second annual Good Life Ridgewood- Wellness Festival 9.25.16 in Van Neste Square! For more information goodliferidgewood@gmail.com

The Mayor’s Wellness Festival. The program goal is to bring attention to Ridgewood as a destination for healthy living and wellness.

Come for the free yoga, stay for the great performances and the best wellness vendors in Ridgewood and beyond! The Good Life Ridgewood Wellness Festival has it all! Join us this Sunday 11-3 in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square

11:00am Yoga Flow with Active Life Fusion

12:00 – 12:30 Art of Motion – Dance Ensemble

12:30 – 1:00 Musical Performers from Ridgewood

1:00 – 1:30 The Jig Factory – Ridgewood Irish Dance Academy

1:30 – 2:00 Ridgewood High School Students – Musical Soloists – Vocals & Guitarists

2:00 – 2:30 Taekwondo All In – Demonstration

2:30 – 3:00 Ridgewood High School Varsity Cheer Squad

Through the Good Life Ridgewood Festival, local businesses will connect with residents to foster long-lasting relationships, while energizing and empowering our community.

The event will be held Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Van Neste Square Memorial Park. The first of its kind to be held in Ridgewood, this festival will bring residents, visitors, businesses, and professionals together to show off what our community has to offer: social services, health lifestyle businesses, healthy places for kids, mental health services, alternative medicine, local medical/dental specialists, nutritionists, and much, much more.

Good Life Ridgewood is self-funding—meaning no Village of Ridgewood funds are being spent to bring this exciting event to our town.

If you are interested in sponsorship/participation Do not hesitate to email the executive committee at goodliferidgewood@gmail.com.

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FOX News’ Medical Team: What Do Hillary Clinton’s Neurological Records Show?

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Posted By Ian Schwartz
On Date August 8, 2016

The ‘FOX News Medical A-Team’ talks about a photo that caught internet buzz over the weekend from February that showed Hillary Clinton needing the help of aides to walk up a set of stairs and reports of Clinton health problems in general.

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2016/08/08/fox_news_medical_team_what_do_hillary_clintons_neurological_records_show.html

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Americans are fatter than ever, CDC finds

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By Carina Storrs, for CNN

Updated 6:11 PM ET, Wed May 25, 2016

(CNN)The results are in from the one of the largest and broadest surveys of health in the United States. And although many of the findings are encouraging — more Americans had health insurance and fewer smoked cigarettes in 2015 than in previous years — the gains were overshadowed by rising rates of obesity and diabetes.

Every year since 1957, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been asking Americans 18 and older about their health and the health of their family members as part of the National Health Interview Survey. The new report contains data from the 2015 survey, which included more than 100,000 people.

https://www.cnn.com/2016/05/25/health/americans-health-obesity-diabetes/index.html

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Gluten-free diet could damage health of people without coeliac disease, expert claims

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Sarah Knapton, science editor

13 MAY 2016 • 2:25PM

Gluten-free diets could be damaging to the health of people who do not have coeliac disease, raising the risk of obesity, diabetes and malnutrition, an expert has warned.

The diet, which excludes all food containing grains like wheat, barley and rye, such as bread and pasta, have been popularised by celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow who claims cutting out gluten boosts health and aids weight loss.

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, said it helped propel him to World No 1. while Victoria Beckham claims it is how she keeps her trim figure.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/05/13/gluten-free-diet-could-damage-health-of-people-without-coeliac-d/