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Eight innovations that make living with diabetes easier

Mar 29, 15 Eight innovations that make living with diabetes easier

Posted by in Health

Diabetics are faced daily with the same exhausting questions. Why are there so many needles? Did I take insulin this morning? Have I been saying “diabetes” wrong this whole time? Luckily, medical companies have heard their woes and are creating new solutions to make the burden of diabetes a little bit lighter.

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20 reasons why you may have trouble breathing

Mar 29, 15 20 reasons why you may have trouble breathing

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Many people know how Elizabeth feels when she faints from a tight corset in Pirates of the Caribbean: tight in the chest, unable to breathe, but sometimes with wheezing and coughing added for variety. It seems like asthma, but in reality a lot of medical conditions have the same exact symptoms. Only a doctor can diagnose you, so if you're concerned we recommend seeking medical attention immediately. But we’re here to provide some stress relief by shining a light on some other reasons why you may have labored breathing—unless you’re a hypochondriac, of course. Then, this might just worry you more.

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Five alternative ways to ease COPD

Mar 29, 15 Five alternative ways to ease COPD

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): an ironically long name for a disease that makes it hard to get out that many syllables. Like cancer, COPD isn’t just one disease; COPD is actually a blanket term for having chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Despite this, COPD has the same effects: the lungs progressively lose function, making it harder and harder to breathe. It makes you wonder if Maroon 5 knows someone with the disease. You probably know a few traditional COPD treatments, but we’ve compiled a list of…unique treatments that have been shown to ease COPD.

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Five ways to quit smoking and never look back

Mar 29, 15 Five ways to quit smoking and never look back

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Addiction is hard—just ask anyone who has binge-watched an entire season of "House of Cards" while suppressing the nagging reality of exams, laundry, regular bathing, and leaving your house to have social interactions with real humans. But here are a few easy ways to make your cigarette habit go, well, up in smoke.

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6 health conditions yoga can actually treat

Mar 29, 15 6 health conditions yoga can actually treat

Posted by in Health

Yogis, hippies, and holistic medicine specialists have been touting the health benefits of yoga for years: it can improve your fitness level, fight cancer, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and a variety of other disorders, they’ve argued.

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High-fat foods may actually change who you are over time

Mar 29, 15 High-fat foods may actually change who you are over time

Posted by in Science

So often we hear about the negative effects of a high-fat diet: The more fatty foods we eat, the more we put ourselves at risk for diseases, such as obesity and heart disease. But do high-fat foods threaten our psyche, too?

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You’re 100% wrong about math scores

Mar 29, 15 You’re 100% wrong about math scores

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American high school seniors logging on to university websites to find out which colleges have admitted them will soon confront a challenge they barely know exists: the art and craft of writing coherent papers that display not just good grammar and clean syntax but also structured thought.

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Pacific Rim prequel comic book series release planned for fall

Mar 29, 15 Pacific Rim prequel comic book series release planned for fall

Posted by in Media & Entertainment

Legendary Comics announced a new graphic novel series called “Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift” set in the desperate world of Pacific Rim, presented by Guillermo del Toro. It follows the Tales from Year Zero graphic novel chronicling humanity’s first terrifying encounter with the monstrous, but extremely cool kaiju.

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100 years of exercise trends in 100 seconds

Mar 29, 15 100 years of exercise trends in 100 seconds

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The quest to become healthy and fit is one that has existed for centuries, and now you can get a summary of the hottest workout trends of the past century in 100 seconds. UK healthcare company Benenden Health condensed a hundred years worth of fitness trends in one video.

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Can tech giants create social change?

Mar 29, 15 Can tech giants create social change?

Posted by in Technology

The technology industry has been driving the U.S. economy for years. Increasingly, it’s been wielding the resultant clout for a new kind of purpose: social change. This week, Microsoft announced it would no longer do business with contractors that don’t give employees at least 15 days paid leave a year.

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