Category: Health And Wellness

Another Facebook Executive Issues Warning About its Disastrous Effect on Psychology and Society

By Vic Bishop “I think we have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works.” ~Chamath Palihapitiya In a recent talk with the Stanford Graduate School of Business, former vice-president of user growth for Facebook, Chamath Palihapitiya, made some rather startling comments about the impact Facebook and social media are…

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21 Easy Ways to Reduce Anxiety Right Now

By  Jake Van Der Borne All of us experience anxiety on occasion – it is a normal part of life. Our health, finances, jobs, and family all can cause us to worry at times. And, sometimes we experience feelings of nervousness, restlessness, and stress without knowing exactly what is provoking those feelings. Fortunately, there are simple…

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Veterans of All Ages Speak Out About Moral Injury

By Camillo Mac Bica “Thank you for saving my son from all the grief and pain!” Life amid the violence, death, horror, trauma, anxiety, and fatigue of war erodes our moral being I recently spoke at a conference sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers discussing the moral injury suffered by veterans returning from war. Other speakers included…

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Not The Amount, But Where Your Fat Is Stored Critical For Heart Attack, Stroke and Diabetes Risk

By April McCarthy During the past 20 years researchers have learned that people with apple-shaped bodies (fattest in the abdomen) have a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke than those with pear shapes (fattest in the hips, buttocks, and thighs). The current study looked at the differences in fat distribution patterns among overweight…

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