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South Africa has Excelled in Treating HIV. It's Prevention that's a Disaster

The Conversation Africa | December 1, 2015 | Healthy Living
Willem Daniel Francois Venter, University of the Witwatersrand; Saiqa Mullick, University of the Witwatersrand, and Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, University of the Witwatersrand South Africa has made incredible strides providing anti-retroviral treatment to millions of people since 2004. HIV has been transformed from a grim...
Annie Ross

Hitting Refresh in the Modern World - How to Break the Cycle of Busy-Ness

Annie Ross | November 30, 2015 | UK Lifestyle
Symptoms: Texting while walking, crossing the road or... peeing. Pressing the close doors button in lifts. Rushing. Everywhere. Even to the printer. Throwing a strop when you just miss a tube. Feelings of anxiety, guilt, failure or exhaustion. Saying thinks like, "I'm just being efficient," "but I love being busy" or "I'm just trying to keep my head above water"
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

Learn How to Meditate With Seven Simple Techniques

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
So there you have seven methods to choose from which will either enhance your method of meditation, help you to choose a new and effective technique or it will help you to correct an existing practice, which is not correct for you.
Jean Newman Glock

20 Top Travel Medical Tips... From Experience

Jean Newman Glock | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Thirty years of extensive travel have left me with a wealth of wonderful memories, and a wealth of medical "experiences" and near crises. This is not an exhaustive list of medical tips, but a personal one.
Erin Bahadur

5 Ways to Survive the Holidays Sober

Erin Bahadur | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
With the holidays coming up, it's important to know what actions will help and harm you in maintaining your sobriety. Whether you've recently stopped drinking or have been sober for many years, these five tips are crucial to surviving the holidays sober.
Michele Nealon-Woods

A Dose of Gratitude for the Holiday Season

Michele Nealon-Woods | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Here are a few simple ways to show gratitude every day:
Stephenie Zamora

Change the Energy Behind Your Words

Stephenie Zamora | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Take a moment to get honest... where are you covering up the truth with pretty words and fluffy affirmations? Where can you stand to be more transparent with how you really feel? How can you shift into this truth with love and acceptance, and trust that everything is perfect and as it should be?
Kent Messer

Measuring and Mitigating HIV Stigma: An Overlooked Imperative to Ending AIDS

Kent Messer | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Breakthroughs in scientific medical research have prompted AIDS activists and politicians to envision "an AIDS-free generation." UNAIDS has begun a countdown to zero: "no new HIV infections, no discrimination, and no new AIDS deaths."
Anne M. Samit

Why I'm Proud to Be an Insane Beast in Supersonic Socks

Anne M. Samit | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
I met a man named Adeoye. I'd met him before. He works in a store I frequent when I arrive at yoga too early and need a place to go. I didn't know his name then. He is a beautiful man with a...

11 Rules of Running Buddy Etiquette | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
By Jacqueline Andriakos Over the weekend, I asked a girlfriend to join me for a jog along the Hudson River Park Bikeway. The weather was perfect, so we agreed to run to Chelsea Piers and back and stop for coffee afterward. But we started off on an awkward foot--no pun...

Here's What Happened When I Cut Out Alcohol and Sweets for 40 Days | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
By Rozalynn S. Frazier I've given up alcohol and sweets before. But I've only ever done it for Lent, and the whole sacrificing for the sake of your religion makes the task much easier. This time I chose a random month, October, when the idea of sipping hot toddies while...
dailyRx News

The Healthiest Nut You Should Be Eating This Holiday Season

dailyRx News | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Could a handful of walnuts a day really keep the doctor away? For patients at risk for Type 2 diabetes, perhaps.
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

What's Weighing You Down?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
What's in your own backpack? If you're like most of us, you've got too many items on each day's to-do list and too much stuff in the closet. Too many entanglements with other people. And too many "shoulds," worries, guilts and regrets.

Feel the Gratitude

meQuilibrium | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
By meQuilibrium You want this year to be different. And it can be! You're invited to join us in this year's challenge to take back the holidays -- and give yourself a more centered season. Every week, we bring you a new challenge that will help you boost your resilience,...
Kerry Tepedino

Fun Can Increase Weight Loss!

Kerry Tepedino | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Start by incorporating these 3 simple steps, so you can start to DECREASE the stress and INCREASE the fun...
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

10 Tips for a Fish and Poultry Mother and Her Vegan Teen Daughter to Survive Without Conflict

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Spending time together and following these tips will lead to many conversations when she will naturally start telling you about how she shifted to this style of eating. This new approach to cooking and eating is actually a great opportunity to get to know your daughter even better.
James Clear

Why I Hate the Typical Approach to Health (And What We're Doing Differently)

James Clear | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
The world becomes a better place when people who hold the same values rally around one another, support the dreams of others, and build a community that is bigger than any one person. That's what we're working toward.
Nicola Arnold CPCC

Self-Care: Luxury or Lifestyle?

Nicola Arnold CPCC | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Recently I have noticed the tightness in my stomach, the rounding of my shoulders and the tension headaches. All trigger points that something is bugging me, you know when it just goes round and round in your head and you can't switch off....
Mount Sinai Health System

11 Reasons to Get a Flu Shot This Year

Mount Sinai Health System | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Tragedies like this illustrate how important it is for everyone to take the one simple step that can prevent serious illness and even death: get a flu shot every year. In addition to protecting yourself, getting vaccinated against the flu helps protect your loved ones, coworkers, and others who cross your path.
Dr. Carmen Harra

Staying Stress-Free During the Holidays

Dr. Carmen Harra | November 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
Perhaps we should all reevaluate the true meaning of this time of the year and reintegrate a little fun into the holidays! Follow my seven simple steps to relieve stress and regain inner tranquility during your holiday season.
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