Virat Kohli opens up about his struggles with mental health

Virat Kohli bared his feelings and opened up about his struggles with mental health and how he coped with it in a tell-all interview. Virat Kohli is all set to return to cricket when India take on Pakistan in the second game of the 2022 Asia Cup. The star Indian batter has endured a bit […]

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I’m a doctor – here’s the 12 food myths that could be harming your health and why you should NEVER buy fat-free foods

CARROTS will help you see in the dark. Don’t leave any food on your plate. Use margarine instead of butter. Most of us grew up with food myths and old wives’ tales like these, usually told to us by loving parents who wanted to make sure we were well fed. 2 Dr. Richard Allison debunks […]

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What does it mean that covid is airborne? — Quartz

Covid, it’s now an established fact, is airborne. Like other infectious diseases such as measles, chickenpox, or tuberculosis, it spreads through aerosols that can stay in the air for long periods of time, and travel long distances. The airborne quality of the virus is recognized by public health authorities including the World Health Organization (WHO) […]

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5 Surprising Effects of Eating Soy, Say Dietitians — Eat This Not That

When you hear the word “soybeans,” the first things that may come to mind are all the health claims you remember from years ago. Wasn’t there talk about soy causing”man-boobs?” And what about those possible links to breast cancer, thyroid disease, and dementia? But those claims have not been clinically substantiated, according to experts at […]

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Being around a dog boosts ‘positive’ serotonin and dopamine levels in the brain, expert says

Being around a dog boosts ‘positive’ chemicals in the brain, reduces blood pressure and even helps to relieve stress and depression, an expert has said. Dr. Jane Manno, a psychiatrist at the Cleveland Clinic extolled the benefits of dogs today saying walking, petting or even just sitting with them helps boost serotonin and dopamine levels […]

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Proven Models Help Behavioral Health Operators Overcome Carve-Out, Data-Sharing Challenges in VBC

The road to value-based care (VBC) contracting in the behavioral health sector is slow moving. In order for VBC to evolve in the behavioral health sector, both payers and providers need a seat at the table. Operators provide clinical expertise and troves of data about the patient experience. And these assets could put providers in […]

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15 Low-Carb Vegetables Registered Dietitians Love

Getty Images Eat your vegetables. It’s a command most have heard since they were old enough to hold a fork and, if you’re a parent, you probably tell your own kids all the time. Even though we know eating vegetables is important, it’s not something most of us are good at doing. According to the […]

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School districts investing in addressing mental health of teachers

CONCORD, NH (AP) — With Prince’s “Raspberry Beret” blaring in the background, about 20 New Hampshire educators grabbed wooden sticks and began pounding their tables to the beat. Emily Daniels, who was leading a two-day workshop on burnout, encouraged the group including teachers, school counselors, occupational therapists, and social workers to stand up inside a […]

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Researchers Have Discovered a Population of Neurons That Light Up Whenever We See Images of Food

Summary: Images of food stimulate a newly discovered population of food-responsive neurons in the ventral visual stream. Researchers believe there may be an evolutionary reason for this neural population that may reflect the significance of food in human culture. Source: MIT A gooey slice of pizza. A pile of crispy French fries. Ice cream dripping […]

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Young Bethel Island resident turning her life around

Successfully working on earning her GED at the Liberty Adult Community Education Center in Brentwood, Jamie Knox, 19, has one of her poems featured in the Talent Showcase section of the center’s most recent brochures. Her poem begins, “I drag my feet on the cold stone walk, sighing with the winds of sorrow and waves […]

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