Health Trends

Are Eight Hour Work Days Worth Rethinking?

Are Eight Hour Work Days Worth Rethinking?

Most of us work eight-hour shifts five days per week to hit the 40-hour per week fulltime employee standard. Commonly called the “9 to 5” shift, it’s a standard that is so ingrained into society that it seems like it will never change. But some experts are calling for a …

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Obesity Isn’t Just an American Epidemic

Obesity Isn’t Just an American Epidemic

When people around the world hear about obesity, many equate it to being an “American problem.” This is likely because there is more awareness about the disease in America than any other country. It may come as a surprise to hear that America is not even in the list of …

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The Health Benefits of Whiskey

The Health Benefits of Whiskey

In general, alcohol does not conjure up images of good health. More often than not, alcohol consumption is linked to all sorts of health problems. We couldn’t agree more that excessive consumption of alcohol may lead to liver damage and other health issues. But is that the whole story? There …

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Health Risks of Running a Marathon

Health Risks of Running a Marathon

For many years, marathon runners have been regarded as a symbol of a perfect health. Many believe that the ability to run 27 miles stretches results in maintaining maximum health. However, the shocking truth is that marathon running is associated with various health conditions despite the general benefits of long …

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