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How to Overcome 5 Common Sleep Disorders

Consistently missing out on quality shut-eye? Listen up: When sleep disorders go untreated, they can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and obesity, says Allen Towfigh, MD, clinical instructor of neurology at the Weill Cornell Medical Center. Here, we outline five of the most common sleep disorders, so you can ID what’s…

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6 Surprising Effects of Obesity

A new study finds that obesity increases your risk of Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and more. Let’s take a look at some other shocking effects of the epidemic. There’s a good reason obesity was classified as a disease a couple years ago: It can increase your risk of autoimmune diseases (conditions where the immune system…

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Why You Need A Workout Buddy

There are many reasons why you need a workout buddy. Here are a few of the most important ones: Accountability: Having a workout buddy can help you stay accountable for your fitness goals. When you know that someone is expecting you to show up for a workout, you’re less likely to skip it. Motivation: A workout buddy…

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How To Look Beyond The Scale

Have a love-hate relationship with the scale? You’re not alone – most dieters do! Some days you hop on the scale and find you’ve dropped a few pounds. Those days, the scale’s your best friend. Other days, you look down and find the needle hasn’t budged at all. Or worse, that you’ve gained a pound! Those…

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