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Christmas is almost here and we all want to enjoy ourselves, but it is important to keep healthy while celebrating the big day. Know about a few quick health care tips for Christmas which will allow you to have fun without affecting your health.
A new study by Dr. Tim Bono of the Washington University in St. Louis has found that good quality sleep helps you earn better grades and feel a stronger sense of well-being. He advises people to get enough sleep to perform well in academics and avoid screen time an hour before going to bed.
A new study has suggested that using e-cigarettes – even daily – did not help smokers stay off cigarettes. The study, published on the JAMA Network Open, investigated more than 13,600 smokers and found that that switching to e-cigarettes did not help smokers to quit conventional cigarettes.
Lawmakers criticized Facebook executive Antigone Davis for the company’s poor handling of its internal research on how Instagram has been affecting young people’s mental health. Research has shown that some teenagers using Instagram developed mental health issues, such as eating disorders and even suicidal thoughts.
A new study has found that disinfecting swimming pools with copper-silver ionization (CSI) could be a safer option than disinfecting with chlorine. That’s because the chlorine in pools could interact with certain chemicals secreted by humans, giving rise to toxic disinfection byproducts.
A long-term U.S. study has found a significant link between air pollution and neurological disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementias. The study looked at data from 2000 to 2016 and found that air pollution increases the risk of neurodegenerative disorders.
Cow hugging is now becoming a new wellness trend because of its potential benefits on physical and mental health. Hailing from the Netherlands, cow hugging is a self-care practice that involves cuddling and resting against a cow for a couple of hours.