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Today’s fast-paced, stress heavy world has produced a counter-focus on relaxation, as more and more people are looking for a break from feeling a constant push toward productivity.?

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Every summer, sunscreen is the go-to product for people who spend many days baking in the sun. Recent articles have asserted that certain sunscreens contain harmful chemicals that could lead to some of the same diseases caused by not using some form of sun protection at all. Dr. Diana Stephe…

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Medicinal alternatives are on the rise throughout the country and one such alternative turns breathing into a hangover cure, a study aid, and in some cases, aromatherapy.?

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Over the course of last year, strides have been made to detach any and all stigmas from issues regarding mental health, though obviously work remains to be done. Some organizations, however, have been working toward this goal for some time already, such as the Mental Health Association of To…

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The old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” may have some truth to it, though with improved technology being developed in Ithaca, apple season might mean all year-round now.?

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Singing is one of the world’s most common ways to relax. It’s a relief, a release of tension, and sometimes the perfect accompaniment to the shower.

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There’s no doubt that a trip to the doctor is enough to scare anybody, young or old, and as one grows older those appointments can become even more intimidating. The issues become more serious, the doctor’s advice becomes more important and making sure everything is understood is of much hig…

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Two professors from Cornell University and Ithaca College are combining on a study taking on one of the world’s strangest ongoing medical phenomena, a disease that affects more than a million people in the United States yet largely remains a confounding mystery.?

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2018 is here, and with any beginning of a calendar year comes a desire for a fresh start, and to break old habits. Whether it’s because of a New Year’s Resolution, or advice from the doctor, a common objective is to get back into physical shape.?

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For those with daily schedules burdened with task after task—leading to overwhelming stress—and even more responsibilities waiting at home, few have the time to lay down for a massage, whether it’s from a professional or not. However, research suggests that it might be in one’s best interest…

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While some might rely on medication or plunge into controversial diets in order to manage stress and lose weight, one might find it more comforting to rely on more natural solutions.? The Dragon’s Way program, a traditionally rooted program prioritizing wellness of body and mind, does just t…

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Rosewater, nettle tea, astragalus extract and much more flowed freely Thursday night, as licensed local acupuncturist and herbalist Amanda Lewis guided a small but captivated audience through the possible options to fight seasonal sicknesses through the use of natural, herbal treatments.?

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Aquatic therapy methods have long been used as a tool to assist in recovering from a variety of ailments that require physical therapy, the forgiving nature of water allowing a larger margin of error for patients than other therapeutic environments.?

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Many of us know that moods change with the seasons. Summer is a time of joyousness and revelry, spring a time of renewed optimism and relief. Even autumn, with its decaying vegetation and shortened days, elicits some sort of enthusiasm among people in the northeast as, for a brief while, the…

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I?can comfortably say that they have really heard the message,” said county legislator and GIAC director Leslyn McBean-Clairborne earlier this week about anti-smoking education and annual Kick Butts Day programming. “I hear kids say: ‘I will never smoke!’ or ‘They really shouldn’t be doing that.’”?