CDC Warns That If A Pool Smells Like Strong Chlorine It Might Have “Lots Of Pee, Poop, Sweat” In It — General Health Magazine

According to Michael Phelps everyone peels in the pool. “Chlorine kills it so it’s not bad,” he says. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most decorated Olympian of all time is very, very wrong. Yes, chlorine is added to water to prevent the spread of germs. But the CDC says […]

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Yes, Exercise CAN Help Depression, Anxiety, and a Myriad of Other Problems!

Let me just bloviate on this and say the following:  Yes, I am NOT a medical doctor nor am I am a licensed, psychologist.  However, from MY OWN personal experience, once I started exercising on a regular basis, I was able to be weaned off of my antidepressants entirely and my fibromyalgia also improved greatly!  So, yes, I do recommend that patients – either in or out – should be advised to include exercise as tolerated into their daily lives (pending medical approval of course!)

HowerverNewman, T.  (2019).  Could exercise boost well-being among inpatient psych patients?  Medical News Today (May 23).  Retrieved from https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325236.php?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_country=US&utm_hcp=yes&utm_campaign=MNT%20Weekly%20%28HCP%20US%29%20-%20OLD%20STYLE%202019-05-29&utm_term=MNT%20Weekly%20News%20%28HCP%20US%29

Ways to help oneself stop over-eating

There are definitely some good suggestions here to help one stop from over-eating.  Now…if only I could follow this on a consistent basis!  

Huizen, J.  (2019).  What are the best ways to stop overeating?  Medical News Today (May 23).  Retrieved from https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325258.php?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_country=US&utm_hcp=yes&utm_campaign=MNT%20Weekly%20%28HCP%20US%29%20-%20OLD%20STYLE%202019-05-29&utm_term=MNT%20Weekly%20News%20%28HCP%20US%29

A new FDA approved connector device to prevent cross contamination from endoscscopy and colonoscopy tubes

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Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Could Be Hurting You, EWG’s 2019 Sunscreen Products Report Says — General Health Magazine

Summer’s hot, and the debate over how to protect yourself from the sun is even hotter. The Environmental Working Group released its 2019 Guide to Sunscreens today—the 13th annual report of its kind—and it finds that two-thirds of sunscreen products on the market “offer inferior protection or contain worrisome ingredients.” But not everyone agrees you […]

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