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With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season approaching, many will look for a way to relax their mind or body. Yoga may be the answer. There are different styles of yoga and Brittany Holtz, founder of Studio B Power Yoga, says there is something for everyone. “We were all beginners at one point,” …

Telemedicine trailblazer Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC) has been losing money for a while now, so it was no surprise that it did so again last quarter. The size of the loss, however, was — in the direction that investors prefer. Meanwhile, revenues beat analysts’ expectations. In this segment of the Nov. 1 Motley Fool Money podcast, host Chris Hill …

“Light is the most critical synchronizer of our internal clock. It controls many physiological functions in our brains and in our bodies,” said Charles Czeisler, chief of the division of sleep and circadian disorders at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. This corner of the lighting market is already a $1 billion industry and growing, but currently, …

German Kamalov, MD, a cardiac electrophysiologist with Baptist Health-Fort Smith, takes us into the cardiac catheterization lab for an inside look at the technology used to help plan treatments for atrial fibrillation or irregular heartbeat. Please enable Javascript to watch this video Segment Sponsored By: Baptist Health  Source link

By Rachael Link, MS, RD When you’re pressed for time, protein bars can be a quick and convenient snack option to keep you going between meals. However, finding vegan protein bars can be difficult, as most products on the market include ingredients like whey protein, honey, and milk. Most protein bars are also loaded with …

New and holdover board members at the University of Maryland Medical System have filed business disclosures with state regulators for the first time since cozy deals between the system and their predecessors rocked the hospital network, dismantled its leadership team and helped take down Baltimore’s mayor last spring. The University of Maryland Medical System building …

Office workers bemoan driving home in the dark. Night owls relish the chance to sleep in. As clocks tick toward the end of daylight saving time, many sleep scientists and circadian biologists are pushing for a permanent ban because of potential ill effects on human health. Losing an hour of afternoon daylight sounds like a …

It’s almost time to dress your kids in their favorite costumes and take them trick or treating. While Halloween is a fun time, you want to make sure you and your family are safe. Here are some eight safety tips to ensure a safe and happy Halloween. 1. Brighten your costumes—Most trick or treating doesn’t …

“They have put actual money into their commitments to us,” Kratochwill said. “They have gone on foot to the neighborhoods and stores and community organizations to meet with people, talk to them, hang posters, give messages in person. … They say, ‘We are here, this is important, how can we help?’ I am proud and …

You could say that folks who live in Blue Zones are winning at life. It’s not unusual for some residents of Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; and Icaria, Greece, to live upwards of 100 years. And while it’s their holistically-minded lifestyle that accounts for their centenarian reputation, their diets are a major, major …