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Fatigue Behind the Wheel: How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Driving

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Fatigue Behind the Wheel: How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Driving

You probably already know how dangerous it is to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, but did you know that driving while exhausted impairs your ability to see and react to problems just as much? In an accident, the difference between a few seconds could potentially mean your life, which is why…

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Stay Healthy While Travelling: 6 Tips to Improve Your Immunity

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Stay Healthy While Travelling: 6 Tips to Improve Your Immunity

Air travel can be convenient and exciting, but it can wreak havoc on the immune system. The combination of recirculated air and the presence of germs can be a perfect storm for sickness to take hold. Travellers are naturally more stressed, and frazzled nerves can contribute to a lowered immune function. Impaired immunity coupled with…

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How Much Do We Have To Sleep To Be Fresh?

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How Much Do We Have To Sleep To Be Fresh?

There is no textbook definition of how much sleep is too much – people are different, and the amount of sleep every person needs varies based on certain factors like age, gender or how active that particular person is. While some people require eight full hours of sleep per night, others do not need more…

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How Your Lack Of Sleep Is Slowly Killing You

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How Your Lack Of Sleep Is Slowly Killing You

It seems that the older we get the more we play the “let’s see who got the least sleep game.” The prize? Bragging rights, self importance and ultimately, a quicker trip to the hereafter. As humans, we sleep to gather strength and stay sane but more people are too happy to get less sleep as…

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3 Surprising Things That Hurt Our Health

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3 Surprising Things That Hurt Our Health

We all want to live long, healthy lives; however, many of us make poor lifestyle choices that negatively impact our bodies and our brains. Although most of us think we can tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy behavior; some fascinating research suggests that some of the things we thought were good for us may…

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Hot Tub Use Has Many Health Benefits

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Hot Tub Use Has Many Health Benefits

Sleep is glorious and helps our bodies function at a much higher rate of consistency than it would without rest.  When you don’t get the proper amount of shut eye, many areas of your health become negatively affected.  These areas include your nerves, metabolism, and immunity against incoming disease and infection. A hot tub helps…

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Tips for Staying Healthy at College

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Tips for Staying Healthy at College

The same advice given for staying healthy for the general population holds true for college students too. Getting plenty of sleep and exercise is important for maintaining good health. Eating a healthy diet is also key. The challenge for many college students is to handle new freedoms, while adjusting to the stress that accompanies college…

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