Month: November 2017

Quit Smoking Naturally

Quit Smoking Naturally Helen Sanders of Health Ambition (www.healthambition.com) does a wonderful job in this article to people quit smoking naturally. Helen does not go the “preachy” route that turns off so many people. Rather, she builds a framework that the consumer can use to quit smoking once and for all. Everyone gets addicted to …

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The effectiveness of dry-cupping in preventing post-operative nausea and vomiting

Cupping Study It is hard to find a cupping study. There are not many organizations willing to pay for clinical studies for cupping. There are, however, millennia of clinical studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine that do inform the practice. Fortunately, this is a recent randomized controlled trial cupping study. The study is from 2016 and …

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Employers Embrace Wellbeing

Employers Embrace Wellbeing For decades employers have pushed wellness programs on employees in the hopes of controlling costs. In many cases, the wellness program was a watered-down annual wellness visit to check weight, blood pressure, heart rate, smoking, and alcohol consumption. There are countless horror stories where employer wellness plans that focused on biometrics and …

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Sick Care vs Health Care: There Is A Difference & An Answer

Sick Care One morning I was setting up a booth at a trade show. I had time to spare so I looked for the coffee. The facility was still preparing everything for breakfast so I slumped back to the booth to wait. A few minutes later I overheard a gentleman ask the conference administrators about …

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Cinnamon burns fat cells, but don’t start chugging cinnarolls just yet

Cinnamon Burns Fat As the article states, this is no “silver bullet” but the fact that cinnamon burns fat is quite helpful. Here we can follow Hippocrates’ advice “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” For pennies most people can add cinnamon to a healthy meal and reap the benefits of cinnamon. …

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Behavior Kills: Nearly Half of Cancers Can Be Prevented By Behavior

Behavior Kills We have known for years that behavior impacts health. There has been a linkage between smoking and cancer for decades. A new study shows that unhealthy behaviors, including smoking, are behind many cancers. We found that 42% of all incident cancer cases and almost one-half of all cancer deaths, representing 659,640 cancer cases …

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Why hotels are getting serious about relaxation and wellbeing

The Hospital in Hospitality The English word hospital finds its roots in the Late Latin hospitale “guest-house, inn,” (click here for more etymology) and evolved to focus on the sick and needy. The idea that the hospitality industry has taken a renewed interest in health and wellbeing for its guests really isn’t so new. While hospitals continue to …

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I Tried Cupping Therapy and Here’s What Happened

Tried Cupping Cupping seems like one of those things that can’t work. Just too easy. Yet many Olympic athletes and Hollywood stars have tried cupping and marvel at its benefits. It’s the secret to Michael Phelps recovery and Gwyneth’s detox routine. But does cupping really work, and how long do those marks last? One writer …

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Millennial Views Of Health Are Holistic Yet Inconsistent: How Can Brands Help?

Millennial Health Care Americans born between between the early 1980’s to the mid 1990’s are often labeled “Millennials” as a demographic to depict / explain behavior of the generation. While we should not rely too much on demographics, each generation does have some defining characteristics. Millennials have entered an increasingly expensive and broken “sick care” …

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Why Executives Don’t Need Executive Health

Executive Health If ever there was model of “spare no expense” healthcare it is executive health. These key people are responsible for millions (or billions) of dollars and hundreds or thousands (or hundreds of thousands) of employees. It is critical to these organization that those folks remain healthy, hence the specialty of Executive Health– from …

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