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5 Things to Know About Ticks

Ticks

Ticks can be a serious problem, especially in the summer. Not only are tick bites a real nuisance, but ticks are known for spreading diseases, such as Lyme disease or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Keeping this in mind, there are five things you should know about ticks: Ticks are not insects – Ticks are arachnids,…

Mature Brain Boosts Self-Control

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Maturity is something that most people associate with age, and it turns out that this isn’t far from the truth. Maturity levels increase as people grow older because of the fact that it takes a while for the brain to build its information highways in a more efficient manner, thereby helping a person to make…

The Truth About Fitness Trackers

Fitness Trackers

Fitness trackers have become popular exercise accessories over the past few years. Fit trackers are basically digital wristbands that track the user’s heart rate, calories burned, steps taken during the day, and more. Not only are they helpful for people who are trying to keep track of fitness goals, but users often bring their data…

US Vaccination Success a Mixed Bag

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The last week of April was recently designated as World Immunization Week by the World Health Organization to promote the use of vaccines and their importance in fighting against disease. Educating people about immunizations has become extremely important, especially in light of the “anti-vaccer” movement. Despite the anti-vaccer agenda, there has still been some US…

Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: Key Results

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The Kaiser health tracking poll was recently released, and it provides a good overview of what Americans are thinking about as far as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is concerned. With the future of the ACA currently in question, many people are rightfully concerned. The following are some of the key findings of April’s Kaiser…