No, vaccine side effects don’t tell you how well your immune system will protect you from COVID-19

If someone gets a headache or feels a bit under the weather after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, it’s become common to hear them say something like “Oh, it just means my immune system is really working hard.” On the flip side, when people don’t notice any side effects, they sometimes worry the shot isn’t doing its job or their immune […]

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The Bеnеfitѕ Of Adding Рrоbiоtiсѕ Tо Your Daily Diet

Thе average American diet is соmроѕеd оf a number of ingrеdiеntѕ thаt рut уоur hеаlth аt riѕk. It creates a mеѕѕ inside оur digestive tract, rеѕulting in a рlеthоrа of роѕѕiblе diѕеаѕеѕ. Thаt is whу ѕtudiеѕ were dоnе tо find a ѕоlutiоn tо this рrоblеm, аnd thiѕ is whеrе probiotics соmе in. Probiotics are ingredients thаt cannot be digеѕtеd and […]

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Here’s When You Should Really Replace Your Workout Clothes

After shelling out a pretty penny for that perfect pair of running tights or finally pulling the trigger on the sports bra of your dreams, it can be tempting to hang on to your beloved workout clothes for eons. But nothing good lasts forever — and, yes, that includes that seriously stunning racerback tank that gets you so many compliments […]

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Why You Should Think Twice About Driving Your Car Almost On Empty

We’ve all done it, some of us more often than others; we’re almost home from work and notice the gas gauge leaning on the edge of empty. We’re exhausted and just want to get home to our couch, so we say to ourselves, “I know my car. She’ll make it,” and then pat the steering wheel reassuringly, affectionately. We promise […]

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A Doctor Explains Exactly What Holding in Your Poop Does to Your Body

It’s the kind of nightmare situation everybody finds themselves in at one point or another. You really need to go to the bathroom—and it’s a number two—but you can’t. Maybe you’re stuck in back-to-back Zoom meetings, or you’re on a long car journey with no rest stops in sight. At a certain point of holding it in, the urge to […]

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You’ve had your vaccine, what can you safely do now?

The U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program is proceeding apace, with more than one-fifth of adult Americans having received at least one dose and eligibility opening up for everyone by May 1, under orders from President Joe Biden. That means the fully vaccinated now have one pressing question: What can I do now that I haven’t been able to do before? In […]

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This Simple Breathing Exercise Might Alleviate Your Pandemic-Related Stress

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected us all in ways we may never fully realize until, well, it’s fully over. For this week’s Friday Sessions, we spoke with Dr. James Gordon, M.D., the founder and executive director of the Center for Mind Body Medicine, about the trauma we’re all experiencing as a result of the pandemic—and how simple breathing techniques might […]

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