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World Mental Health Day

Raising awareness and generating engagement around innovative efforts in support of mental health. That was the overarching objective of World Mental Health Day yesterday. Fortune.com found some sobering statistics regarding how deeply mental health issues are affecting Americans. 1 in 5 (or 8 million) adults experience mental illness in a given year.[…]

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Improve You Health With Just 21 Minutes Per Day

Reduce your time sitting by just 21 minutes per day. According to a new report, that’s all it takes to improve your health. From Newsmax.com: Decreasing the time you sit on the couch just 21 minutes a day can improve your health, say Finnish researchers who set out to discover if[…]

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Fleas Bring Plague To Arizona

Fleas carrying Plague are taking a nasty bite out of two Arizona communities. Officials in Navajo and Coconino counties are warning people to take precautions to reduce their risk of exposure to this disease. From AzCentral.com: Officials in a second part of Arizona have confirmed that fleas in the area tested positive[…]

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Federal Grant To Help With Prevention Of Opioid Overdoses

  PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services has received a $505,104 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will be used to enhance efforts to address the opioid epidemic in Arizona. The new funding is a supplement to the $3.6 million CDC Prescription Drug[…]

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How Physical Exercise Prevents Dementia

Numerous studies have shown that physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age. Now researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt have explored in one of the first studies worldwide how exercise affects brain metabolism. In order to further advance current state of knowledge on the positive[…]

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