Reframing How We Think About Exercise Makes A New Habit Stick : Shots – Health News – NPR
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Reframing How We Think About Exercise Makes A New Habit Stick : Shots – Health News – NPR

“Feeling better isn’t just this selfish, hedonic thing — it actually is fuel. I consider energy from taking care of yourself as essential fuel for the things that matter most in our lives,” says Michelle Segar, a psychologist at the University of Michigan who studies how we sustain healthy behaviors like exercise. Saviour Giyorges /…

Maine woman whose condition has ‘perplexed’ doctors needs 5 organs replaced – Bangor Daily News
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Maine woman whose condition has ‘perplexed’ doctors needs 5 organs replaced – Bangor Daily News

Ralph Morang | Portsmouth Herald Ralph Morang | Portsmouth Herald Molly Banville, left, and her mother, Jenna, at home in Eliot in 2016 after her first transplant operation. By Ralph Morang, Portsmouth Herald • January 13, 2019 9:08 am Updated: January 13, 2019 9:10 am ELIOT, Maine — “We are focused on the goal,” was…

This meditation device changed my life by calming my anxiety and helping me sleep great — even when I travel – Business Insider
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This meditation device changed my life by calming my anxiety and helping me sleep great — even when I travel – Business Insider

Of all the health tech gadgets I’ve ever owned, one of them has been life changing for me, a meditation device called Muse. I’ve been using the new version, Muse 2, for a few months. It offers more types of meditation: mind, heartbeat, breath and stillness. This device taught me how to go from anxious…

Food Sensitivities Are Real and You Should Take Them Seriously – Gizmodo
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Food Sensitivities Are Real and You Should Take Them Seriously – Gizmodo

Photo: Matthew Mead (AP Images)Earlier this week, we reported on a recent food allergy study that, perhaps not surprisingly, stirred up a long of strong feelings among readers. The research suggested that roughly 10 percent of adult Americans are allergic to foods like shellfish, tree nuts, and dairy. But it also found that nearly as…

High-Fiber Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Death And Chronic Illness – CBS Boston
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High-Fiber Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Death And Chronic Illness – CBS Boston

(CNN) — People who eat diets that are high in fiber have lower risk of death and chronic diseases such as stroke or cancer compared with people with low fiber intake, a new analysis found. Dietary fiber includes plant-based carbohydrates such as whole-grain cereal, seeds and some legumes. Fiber’s health benefits have been recorded “by…

Mother of 8 fights aggressive skin cancer: ‘I won’t sit down to die’ – Detroit Free Press
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Mother of 8 fights aggressive skin cancer: ‘I won’t sit down to die’ – Detroit Free Press

Buy PhotoKim Voelker-Wesley, 41, of Montrose hugs her son Cameron Wesley, 3, as her mother Terrie Gronau of Montrose looks on while sitting in the dining room of her home in Montrose on Thursday, January 3, 2019. Voelker-Wesley is battling skin cancer that spread to her breast, lungs and liver after being in remission for…