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Why doing the housework really can keep you fit

Why doing the housework really can keep you fit: If you want to have a healthy body and mind, don’t spend hours sitting down, experts say Like millions of others at New Year, you may have dedicated yourself to a new exercise regimen. And if you’re already under way with it — devoting 30 minutes […]

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Misinformation about infectious diseases can be debunked

According to a new doctoral thesis from Karolinska Institutet, misinformation about infectious diseases can be debunked most effectively by first stating the false information and then correcting it with the correct information. All studies in the thesis about risk communication and misinformation in infectious disease outbreaks were conducted in Sierra Leone, focusing on Ebola, Typhoid […]

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How Men Over 40 Can Train Their Triceps Safely

Author, fitness model, and trainer Kirk Charles, NASM-CPT CES, knows that as you get older, life can get more complicated. But that shouldn’t prevent you from being on top of your game. He’ll help to answer the tough training questions that come with age so you too can be Fit Beyond 40. As my clients […]

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Can a bracelet REALLY tell if you're stressed?

Can a bracelet REALLY tell if you’re stressed? It’s just one of a growing range of ‘jewellery’ devices that monitor your health… but does this anxiety-monitoring bangle work? Advances in technology mean health gadgets can now be disguised as jewellery.  Earrings, bracelets and brooches are being redeployed to keep a check on our wellbeing, picking up […]

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Vaccine myths on social media can be effectively reduced with credible fact checking

Social media misinformation can negatively influence people’s attitudes about vaccine safety and effectiveness, but credible organizations—such as research universities and health institutions—can play a pivotal role in debunking myths with simple tags that link to factual information, University of California, Davis, researchers, suggest in a new study. Researchers found that fact-check tags located immediately below […]

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How quickly can the COVID-19 vaccine make travel possible?

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. With vaccines starting to be rolled out, there is hope international travel can resume soon, but exactly when—and how—is the million-dollar question. Before COVID-19, there was much concern about whether tourism had grown too big for our planet. There were calls […]