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Doing This for Just 10 Minutes a Week Could Make You Live Longer

April 23rd 2019

If you’re used to making the excuse that you just don’t have the time to exercise, you may want to consider recent research on the impact of exercise on life expectancy. One recently published study from the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that just 10 minutes of exercise per week can have a…

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The 21 Best Stretching Exercises for Better Flexibility

April 10th 2019

Stretching may not be the most exciting part of working out, but doing flexibility work is just as important for a well-rounded fitness routine as strength and cardio work. Incorporating some stretching exercises into your workout schedule will help you improve flexibility, reduce tightness, and ultimately, make your workouts more efficient…

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10 Tips for Traveling With Physical Disabilities

March 26th 2019

There's no reason for a family member with a permanent or temporary physical limitation to stay home during a trip. Accessible travel is more popular than ever and with proper planning.

Plan in Advance

Try to Replicate the Home Routine

Make Sure Travel Insurance Includes Medical

Use a Specialized Travel…

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Ways to Stay Positive Even During the Toughest Times

March 11th 2019

A lot of people pride themselves on being optimists, and TBH, if you can stay positive with everything that’s going on in the world today, major props to you. For most people who consider themselves the glass-half-full type, it’s a lifestyle. They try to look at everything that comes their…

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The Future Of Medical Technology: Wearable Devices

February 25th 2019

Medical-related artificial intelligence could be the way of the future. The thought of high-tech devices tracking our health and giving us medical advice, diagnosing our condition or even performing certain medical tasks is scary to some but recently IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization, conducted a survey about how…

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College Student and Amputee Begins Nonprofit to Help Children

February 6th 2019

Noelle Lambert never wavered in her determination to get back on UMass Lowell’s Division 1 women’s lacrosse team. After losing her left leg in a moped accident on Martha’s Vineyard in 2016, Lambert trained with ferocity. And when she played her first full collegiate game with her prosthetic running blade last April,…

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25 Brain Exercises for Memory That Actually Help You Remember More

January 28th 2019

The brain is often thought of as similar to a computer. When the brain is powerful and working properly, it will enable you to perform all your cognitive and bodily functions smoothly and efficiently, and the reverse is also true.

Unfortunately, our brainpower tends to decline as we grow older.…

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5 Of The Best Exercises You Can Ever Do

January 11th 2019

If you're not an athlete or serious exerciser — and you just want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better — the gym scene can be intimidating and overwhelming. What are the best exercises for me? How will I find the time?

Just having…

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Children React Warmly To Classmates New Prosthesis

December 21st 2018

Having a physical abnormality as a child can be very difficult. Like adults, most children just want to fit in with everyone else. But kids can be cruel, and when someone stands out there’s bound to be some teasing and bullying.

That’s why this video from Birmingham, England is so beautiful.…

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10-year-old Reaches Out To Prosthetic Users Around The World by Repurposing Used Artificial Limbs

December 11th 2018

A 10-year-old Winnipeg boy is collecting and repurposing used prosthetic limbs for people just like him. Iahnijah Opaleke who uses an artificial leg says he was inspired to recycle the devices during a trip to Jamaica when he was five years old, before one of his surgeries. "I saw a man, he had no legs and he was…

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