Breathing is a Powerful Tool to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Breathing is a Powerful Tool to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

#Mind #Body #Spirit #anxiety #stress #breathing #virus #chaos The anxieties and stress associated with C-19 can wreak havoc with our bodies, mentally and physically causing symptoms of fatigue, gastrointestinal upset, elevated blood pressure and pulse, as well as depression, sadness and strained relationships. But a simple breathing exercise can help calm the body and mind, […]

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain The way we breathe, fast, slow, shallow or deep is intricately tied to our body as a whole, sending messages that affect y mood, stress and the immune system. Breathing is easily ignored, and revered at the same time. It is instinctual to advise someone to “take a deep breath” […]

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important!

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important!

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important! Breathing is often an ignored topic when it comes to good health, but breathing properly can improve oxygenation through your body, including the brain, and is a powerful strategy for relieving stress and anxiety To induce calm, you need to breathe slowly and lightly, from the diaphragm, and […]

The 3 Phases of Deep Breathing to Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Worries and Concerns

The 3 Phases of Deep Breathing to Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Worries and Concerns

The 3 Phases of Deep Breathing to Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Worries and Concerns Our body breathes automatically, it is both an involuntary and a voluntary process. We can alter the speed and the depth of our breathing, as well as choose to breathe through the mouth or nose. These choices lead to physical changes in […]

Conscious Breathing Slows Heart Rate and May Prevent High Blood Pressure

Conscious Breathing Slows Heart Rate and May Prevent High Blood Pressure

Conscious Breathing Slows Heart Rate and May Prevent High Blood Pressure Conscious breathing is an effective way to slow the heart rate that has long been known to meditators and athletes  Practicing breathing exercises may prevent hypertension in adults, if caught early while the nervous system is still plastic, according to an Australian study published […]

Proper Breathing is the Cornerstone to Good Health

Proper Breathing is the Cornerstone to Good Health

Proper Breathing is the Cornerstone to Good Health Notably, 9 out of 10 adults breathe incorrectly, thereby impairing their health and exacerbating anxiety and depression. Fortunately, learning to breathe correctly is not a complicated, and easy to learn. Belisa Vranich, a clinical psychologist and author of “Breathe: The Simple, Revolutionary 14-Day Program to Improve Your […]

Satina Medical Intelligent Breathing

Satina Medical Intelligent Breathing

Satina Medical Intelligent Breathing is a German company on the brink of launching a ground breaking innovative global product Founded by Dr Zisi Fotev “Sleep has become an unfulfilled yearning for more and more people” Our lives have become more and more hectic. Life is stressful, every day people increase their worries about work, financial […]

The Fed is Breathing Life into Gold Bulls

The Fed is Breathing Life into Gold Bulls

The Fed is Breathing Life into Gold Bulls $GLD Thursday, volume and prices spiked on call options giving holders the right to buy Gold at higher prices. Wednesday, investors poured $413-M into SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca:GLD), the largest ETF backed by the metal, recouping almost 50% of the money that exited in January. The Fed […]

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety Controlled breathing, or pranayama as its known in the practice of yoga, is a central part of many ancient traditions. Yogic breathing exercises are described in an ancient Tamil script called Thirumanthiram and breath meditations have long been used in Buddhism as a way to help reach Enlightenment. […]

Beat Distraction, Live the Life You Want

Beat Distraction, Live the Life You Want

#distraction #depression #motivation #mindfulness The research reveals that our inclination to delay or postpone things is often tied to having low self-belief and can lead to depression. Below are some ways to stop procrastinating, get moving and make things happen, as follows: Procrastination derives from the Latin word procrastinare, which means ‘deferred until tomorrow’. It is […]

Thinking Clearly in a Crisis

Thinking Clearly in a Crisis

#thinking #crisis #wolf #fear #DevilDog The “wolf” is a military metaphor for fear, all of the deeply ingrained negative emotions that hold us back. Overcoming fear aka staring down the wolf is the only way to unlock 1’s massive potential.  These are 4 skills that I learned in the US Marines, they have had profound impact on […]

America’s Health Officials are Not Promoting Healthy Eating to Defeat the Coronavirus, Why?

America’s Health Officials are Not Promoting Healthy Eating to Defeat the Coronavirus, Why?

#coronavirus #realfood #health SARS-CoV-2 is likely here to stay, which means we have to learn to live with it. Seeing how obesity dramatically increases your risk of severe illness and death from C-19, your best bet is to lose weight and improve your general health through healthy diet and exercise Even mild obesity may boost […]

The Safest Way to Travel in the US Now is by Car, Motorcoach or Virtually

The Safest Way to Travel in the US Now is by Car,  Motorcoach or Virtually

#travel #car #motorcoach #family #CDC Experts agree that the safest way to travel after being pent up for months in quarantine and isolation is by private car or motorcoach. That’s the opinion of medical, travel, and statistical experts consulted to examine and weigh the relative risks when traveling by commercial airline, Amtrak, or private cars […]

C-19 Coronavirus, Some People Die With It, the Vast Majority Do Not

C-19 Coronavirus, Some People Die With It, the Vast Majority Do Not

#C19Cronavirus #WHO #CDC $DB The Big Q: How contagious is someone who has contracted C-19 coronavirus and displays no symptoms? The Big A: This study, published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine this week, provides 1 theory for the Big Q. It isolated 303 patients with C-19 in a treatment center in SKorea. Of […]

Box Office: Next Year’s Calendar is in Chaos

Box Office: Next Year’s Calendar is in Chaos

#boxoffice #C19coronavirus #WHO #studios #theaters #films #studios $MGM $CMCSA $DIS $T $AMC On March 4, MGM’s James Bond film No Time to Die became the first Hollywood tentpole in the C-19 era to delay its theatrical release. The 25th installment in the storied spy franchise moved from early April to Thanksgiving. At the time, the decision seemed drastic theaters […]

Happy Couples Sleep Better

Happy Couples Sleep Better

Happy couples make good bedmates. New research says that when happy couples sleep together, they tend to have more and less disrupted REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. The REM phase of sleep is when we dream, it has been linked to emotion regulation, memory consolidation and creative problem-solving, the researchers said. “There is the notion […]

“No Covid concerns at the Lake of the Ozarks”

“No Covid concerns at the Lake of the Ozarks”

A video clip posted to Twitter  shows dozens of pool party-goers enjoying themselves at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, on Memorial Day weekend with no sign of social distancing or face masks. The video, which has the caption, “No Cvid concerns at the Lake of the Ozarks,”  has elicited millions of responses nationwide. Opinions are divided […]

“Face Masks Pose Serious Risk to Healthy People”

“Face Masks Pose Serious Risk to Healthy People”

Dr. Russell Blaylock, a neurosurgeon, has written an editorial addressing healthy people wearing masks to protect themselves from COVID-19 and his advice is: Don’t. First, Dr. Blaylock says, there is no scientific evidence that it is effective against COVID-19 transmission. Pro-science people should care about this. As for the scientific support for the use of face mask, a […]

Fresh Air, Sunshine, Walk in the Woods Improve Our Immune System

Fresh Air, Sunshine, Walk in the Woods Improve Our Immune System

Fresh air and sunshine improves our mood, but spending time in the woods boosts your natural killer cells, if there are no woods around, go to a green space, breathe and… Develop the Habits that Support Your Immune System Developing healthy habits is important to support your immune system, reduce the potential for viral infections […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks firm as key Chinese rate cut again

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks firm as key Chinese rate cut again

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks firm as key Chinese rate cut again China and Hong Kong stocks firmed on Monday as a key Chinese lending rate was cut for the second time this year to shore up the coronavirus-hit economy. Shayne Heffernan Trade Idea “The ‘stay-at-home economy’ is replacing the social economy. People […]

Latest on the Spread of the Coronavirus Around the World

Latest on the Spread of the Coronavirus Around the World

Reported cases of the coronavirus crossed 2.14-M globally and 143,744 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as of 0200 GMT Friday. DEATHS AND INFECTIONS * For an interactive graphic tracking the global spread, open tmsnrt.rs/3aIRuz7 in an external browser. * For a U.S.-focused tracker with state-by-state and county map, open tmsnrt.rs/2w7hX9T in an external browser. AMERICAS * […]

Tips on Maintaining Good Mental Health in the War Against the Coronavirus

Tips on Maintaining Good Mental Health in the War Against the Coronavirus

Staying at home, worrying about jobs and finances, is a recipe for depression during the War against coronavirus . Below are some tips on how to maintain good mental health during this difficult time. “The current situation has many of us feeling helpless, fearful and adrift,” said Dr. Donna Anthony, chief medical officer at Gracie […]

Study Finds That SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus That Causes Deadly COVID-19 Disease Can Be Found In Air 4 Meters Away From Infected Individuals

Study Finds That SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus That Causes Deadly COVID-19 Disease Can Be Found In Air 4 Meters Away From Infected Individuals

COVID-19 Research Updates: A New Study Conducted in China by medical researchers from the Academy of Military Sciences, Tianjin, China and Wuhan’s Huoshenshan Hospital, and published in the US CDC’s Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases, states the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could be found in air samples as far as 4 meters away from infected patients.https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/7/20-0885_article This new study […]

Fighting Against Coronavirus Anxiety

Fighting Against Coronavirus Anxiety

Americans are fighting for their psychological health now.  Many people are battling anxiety issues that threaten to become chronic without a plan of action to hold them off, as anxiety has become as contagious as the COVID-19 coronavirus. Anxiety can often lead to depression and other life challenging experiences.  According to the data, more than […]

Face Masks 101: Everything you need to know, including how to make your own

Face Masks 101: Everything you need to know, including how to make your own

The CDC recommends wearing cloth facial coverings in public, but they don’t need to be medical-grade to protect As cases of the novel coronavirus continue to surge, there has been a lot of public discourse about preventative measures. The basics include proper hand washing, avoiding touching your face, social distancing, and disinfecting heavilyused household surfaces.  […]

Detroit rep says hydroxychloroquine, Trump helped save her life amid COVID-19 fight

Detroit rep says hydroxychloroquine, Trump helped save her life amid COVID-19 fight

A Democratic state representative from Detroit is crediting hydroxychloroquine — and Republican President Donald Trump who touted the drug — for saving her in her battle with the coronavirus. State Rep. Karen Whitsett, who learned Monday she has tested positive for COVID-19, said she started taking hydroxychloroquine on March 31, prescribed by her doctor, after both […]

Americans to face ‘saddest week’; coronavirus could become seasonal; Queen Elizabeth addresses Britons

Americans to face ‘saddest week’; coronavirus could become seasonal; Queen Elizabeth addresses Britons

Americans have been warned to brace for the “hardest and the saddest week” of their lives as the nation’s coronavirus death toll jumped to three times the number of 9/11 fatalities. US Surgeon-General Jerome Adams said the coming days would be “the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives“ because of the pandemic. […]

Wearing a Mask Cuts Virus Transmission

Wearing a Mask Cuts Virus Transmission

In Y 2012, researchers from the University of Michigan noted a need to establish the efficacy of non pharmaceutical measures for mitigating pandemics, in this case, influenza. They studied whether the use of face masks and hand hygiene reduced rates of influenza and influenza-like illness (ILI) in 1,178 students living in university residence halls. The students were assigned […]

Travel: COVID-19, 6 Key Questions Answered

Travel: COVID-19, 6 Key Questions Answered

A novel coronavirus which was 1st detected in November 2019 in the City of Wuhan, Hubei Province, PRC has shaken the world as it spread across continents. Global Travel Plus, a leading provider of global emergency assistance services, has compiled the latest updates regarding the coronavirus and explains how it affects travel, as follows: 1. […]

Five steps to kicking out coronavirus

Five steps to kicking out coronavirus

WHO, FIFA launch joint campaign to equip football community to tackle COVID-19 FIFA, the international governing body of football, and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new awareness campaign led by world-renowned footballers, who are calling on all people around the world to follow five […]

Everything you need to know about coronavirus vaccines

Everything you need to know about coronavirus vaccines

COVID-19, the potentially fatal respiratory illness first detected in December 2019, has spread across the globe with unseen speed and ferocity. It’s forced the cancellation of major events, postponed sports seasons, and sent the world into self-isolation in an attempt to curb the spread. Health authorities and governments are attempting to flatten the curve and mitigate extensive transmission in the […]

‘The sickest I’ve been’: 3 young people share what it’s like to have COVID-19

‘The sickest I’ve been’: 3 young people share what it’s like to have COVID-19

Some young people think they’re not at risk for severe coronavirus symptoms. Three young people dispel this myth with their own harrowing experiences. Public health officials have an important message for young people about the coronavirus outbreak: You can get seriously ill, too. According to the first study of nearly 2,500 U.S. cases, 20% of hospitalized patients […]

Coronavirus symptoms: Loss of sense of smell, taste added to list

Coronavirus symptoms: Loss of sense of smell, taste added to list

Research into Covid-19 indicates that, as well as a high temperature, a cough and breathing issues, anosmia and ageusia are also possible symptoms. As time goes by, scientists and medical experts are gaining a clearer picture of SARS-CoV-2 and Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus. The three key coronavirus symptoms identified so far are […]

Ferrari, Fiat Join Coronavirus Ventilator Efforts

Ferrari, Fiat Join Coronavirus Ventilator Efforts

$RACE $FCAU Italy is at the epicenter of the pandemic and its government has embarked on a big expansion of the number of intensive care beds, many of which will require ventilators to keep patients alive by taking over breathing functions. Siare Engineering, Italy’s largest manufacturer of hospital ventilators, has turned to Italian automakers Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Fiat […]

CDC Recommends to Avoid All Not Essential Travel to These EU Countries

CDC Recommends to Avoid All Not Essential Travel to These EU Countries

Warning – Level 3 Alert! CDC recommends that travelers avoid all not essential travel to the specified countries listed below, as there may be limited access to adequate medical care in the regions. The countries included in the CDC notice Austria Belgium Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Italy Latvia Liechtenstein […]

US death toll rises, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) cancels its biggest event

US death toll rises, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) cancels its biggest event

US death toll rises, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) cancels its biggest event COVID-19, the disease caused by a previously-unseen coronavirus first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, has rapidly spread across the globe. In the space of two months, it has made its way to every continent on Earth besides Antarctica. The World […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last week Late Friday, the stock market put up a fight, on the close it was the worst week for equities since late Y 2008, as the S&P 500 (-0.8%) gave back 11.5% since the prior Friday, recording its 7th day running of losses, falling to its lowest level since […]

“Travel Restrictions, Closures Not ‘Off The Table'” + Coronavirus Explained (share this)

“Travel Restrictions, Closures Not ‘Off The Table

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said that The Trump Administration has not taken national travel restrictions or mass closures “off the table” due to the coronavirus. In a TV interview Sunday morning, Secretary Azar said there has not been “sufficient spread in the United States” at this point. “Right now, it’s important for people […]

Heart Attack Vs Panic Attack

Heart Attack Vs Panic Attack

What may look and feel like a heart attack may actually be a panic attack, and according to researchers, the cost of misdiagnosing non-cardiac chest pain is high. An investigation published in Y 1996 found that 25% of ER (emergency room) patients presenting with chest pain met the DSM-III-R criteria for panic disorder, yet attending emergency […]

S&P 500 & NAS Comp Mark Fresh Record Highs

S&P 500 & NAS Comp Mark Fresh Record Highs

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX DJIA +115.84 at 29347.94, NAS Comp +84.44 at 9817.21, S&P 500+15.86 at 3386.15 Wednesday, the S&P 500 (+0.5%) and NAS Comp (+0.9%) closed at fresh record highs, as investors remained optimistic about the global economic outlook despite the coronavirus. The DJIA increased 0.4%, and the RUTX increased 0.5%.  Stocks held gains following the release of minutes from the FOMC’s […]

Azerai Can Tho Introduces 4- and 6-Day Healthy Yoga Retreat Packages

Azerai Can Tho Introduces 4- and 6-Day Healthy Yoga Retreat Packages

Yoga fans and wellness enthusiasts will learn to master essential poses while calming their minds and re-energizing their bodies with new, multiple-day healthy yoga retreat packages at Azerai Can Tho. The retreats are for experienced practitioners and newcomers alike, and include 6 day/5 night (“Ultimate Yoga Retreat”) and 4 day/3 night (“Essential Yoga Getaway”) options. […]

The Common Causes of Back Pain

The Common Causes of Back Pain

Overuse and misuse of the muscles supporting your spine, poor muscle strength and inappropriate posture while sitting, standing and walking are also reasons why you may suffer from lower back pain. Unexplained low back pain is very common, affecting about 80% of adults at some point during their lifetimes. In the last 3 months, more […]

Overcoming Altitude Sickness, What You Need to Know

Overcoming Altitude Sickness, What You Need to Know

It is not only intrepid trekkers who climb to Mt. Everest base camp and scale Kilimanjaro that suffer from altitude sickness. Neither is it limited to skiers that carve up on high alpine terrain. Visitors to cities like La Paz, Bolivia or  Santa Fe, New Mexico, have been known to experience this ailment. Like jet lag and […]

This Bull Market Does Not Care About the Trump Impeachment Hoax/Drama

This Bull Market Does Not Care About the Trump Impeachment Hoax/Drama

President Trump’s answer to impeachment: The Economy The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has started. But our financial markets do not care much about it. In part this is because the result is certain, President Trump is exonerated. Meanwhile, the President’s twitter feed has been very active on trade. This time it was French […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Investors Eye Job Numbers

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Investors Eye Job Numbers

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Investors Eye Job Numbers GBP/USD has started the week with slight losses. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2979, down 0.21% on the day. There was positive news out of the housing sector, as the Rightmove House Price Index rebounded with a gain of 2.3% in January, after posting five declines […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Slides as Mideast Tensions Fade

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Slides as Mideast Tensions Fade

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Slides as Mideast Tensions Fade Silver prices continue to show volatility this week. On Wednesday, silver jumped as high as 18.86 after reports that Iran had launched missile attacks on two U.S. military bases in Iraq. Although the Iranians claimed that the attack killed 80 U.S. soldiers, the U.S. […]

Our World is Big, Wonderful and Wild

Our World is Big, Wonderful and Wild

We live in a big, wonderful world with many terrifying and mysterious places, places just waiting for the next death defying traveler go to visit. From Hell-themed amusement parks to islands covered with snakes, below are some of the scariest places in the world, as follows; North Yungas Road, Bolivia The path from La Paz to […]

Daily Meditation: the Path to Happier, Healthier Life

Daily Meditation: the Path to Happier, Healthier Life

There is growing evidence revealing that meditation can make us healthier and happier. For example, brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes the human brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of the cerebral cortex. Additionally, brain regions associated with attention and sensory processing […]

Take a Hike this Winter

Take a Hike this Winter

The snow is here for some, the opportunities for outdoor activities begin to change and we start thinking about swapping our surfboard for skis. Hiking is the perfect activity to enjoy alone, with friends or the family without having to worry about running into perilous snow conditions. It is also ideal for shaking off the Winter blues, […]

Ways to Lower Your Resting Heart Rate

Ways to Lower Your Resting Heart Rate

Your resting heart rate is one factor used to identify potential health conditions and gauge the health of your heart; by maintaining your resting rate from 60 beats per minute you lower your risk of cardiovascular disease and improve your overall health The Big Q: What does your resting heart rate say about your level […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) staggers out of red as Treasury Wine weighs on market

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) staggers out of red as Treasury Wine weighs on market

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) staggers out of red as Treasury Wine weighs on market Michael Clarke’s surprise decision to resign as chief executive of Treasury Wine had a powerful impact on the broader Australian stock market on Monday as investors just barely pushed the benchmark index into positive territory. The news from Treasury sparked a 12 […]

Laughter is Good Medicine

Laughter is Good Medicine

Anthropological research suggests laughter and humor are genetically built-in, and that humor, historically, has functioned as “a social glue.” The critical laughter trigger for most people is not necessarily a joke or funny movie, but rather another person Many studies support the notion that optimism has a beneficial influence on your health. The Big Q: What […]

Avoiding ‘Inflam-aging’

Avoiding ‘Inflam-aging’

Dampening inflammation is a must for people with chronic inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. But you can be exposed to damaging inflammation without having a specific medical condition. Inflammation prevents the body from adequately reacting to stressors and puts the aging process on an unwanted fast track, increasing the likelihood of problems like heart disease. The […]

Lemons Are a Girl’s Best Friend

Lemons Are a Girl’s Best Friend

The health benefits of lemon are attributed to its vitamin C content that helps improve the skin quality, encourages weight loss, improves digestion, and acts as a breath freshener. Lemons also help with the treatment of constipation, dental problems, throat infections, fever, burns, respiratory disorders, and high blood pressure, while also benefiting your hair. Known for its therapeutic property through the […]

Real Food Means a Healthy Brain

Real Food Means a Healthy Brain

We all should know that eating well is important for our physical health, but it is also essential for healthy brain function, and anything that we put into our bodies affects us. Healthy diets bring good results, whereas, unhealthy eating habits can cause some unwanted side-effects. Undereating may cause fatigue, fainting and dizziness, dehydration, low […]

Many Vaping Illnesses Down to Marijuana

Many Vaping Illnesses Down to Marijuana

US Health officials are investigating more cases of a breathing illness associated with vaping. While the cause remains unclear now, the officials said Friday that many reports involve e-Cigarette products that contain THC, the mind-altering substance in marijuana. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday they are looking at 215 […]

Why Blood Pressure Matters

Why Blood Pressure Matters

A healthy blood pressure is 1 of the Key measures of a healthy heart, so our blood pressure is vitally important. The Big Q: What is blood pressure? The Big A: Blood pressure is a measure of the force against the walls of the human bodies arteries in response to the pumping of the heart. […]

Understand Why and When You’re Having an Allergy

Understand Why and When You’re Having an Allergy

Allergies appear when the immune system reacts to a foreign substance such as pollen, bee venom, pet hair or a certain type of food, in this case, your immune system produces antibodies that identify a particular allergen as harmful, even if it is not. When you come into contact with the allergen, the reaction of […]

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Every year, without fail, summer brings changes to our surroundings: more sunlight, heat, greenness, and flowers, among many others. For some people, these changes also mean increasing physical discomfort because along with the flowers, trees and grass come pollen. The discomfort caused by pollen can be felt by many people, like watery eyes or a […]

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Chief Executive Doug McMillon said there should be a discussion about banning assault weapons in the U.S.

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Chief Executive Doug McMillon said there should be a discussion about banning assault weapons in the U.S.

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Chief Executive Doug McMillon said there should be a discussion about banning assault weapons in the U.S. Walmart Inc. Chief Executive Doug McMillon said Thursday there should be a discussion about banning assault weapons in the U.S. McMillon made the comment as Walmart released fiscal second-quarter earnings, but neither he nor Dan […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) traders will continue to navigate uncertain waters awaiting domestic employment data

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) traders will continue to navigate uncertain waters awaiting domestic employment data

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) traders will continue to navigate uncertain waters awaiting domestic employment data The central banks of India, Thailand and New Zealand cut their benchmark interest rates on Wednesday as policy makers start walking the dovish walk. The Bank of Canada (BoC) had some breathing room after the Fed cut by 25 basis […]

Yoga Boosts Brain Health and Function

Yoga Boosts Brain Health and Function

FLASH: Research shows experienced yoga practitioners have greater gray matter volume in several brain regions compared to matched controls, suggesting it has neuroprotective effects Yoga has lot of health benefits, as it provides the physical benefits of exercise, helps to lower stress, stave off cognitive decline by strengthening brain regions involved in working memory, improve overall brain […]

A Good Night’s Sleep Improves Our Health

A Good Night’s Sleep Improves Our Health

FlASH: Getting a good night’s sleep helps improve clarity and physical health Today more than ever, getting enough sleep to be sufficiently rested is almost unheard of. Social media, watching TV right before going to bed, mulling over the day’s events, worrying about the affairs of tomorrow and stressing over factors that are outside of […]

Does and Don’t on a Flight

Does and Don’t on a Flight

In the name of safety and an enjoyable flight, there are some basic rules airplane passengers should follow. Many of these are told to you at some point during your journey. Some rules are not spoken, they are commonsense and courtesy Some of the does and don’t when flying on a commercial airliner, as follows: Don’t […]

Air Travel: Dealing with Turbulence

Air Travel: Dealing with Turbulence

Dealing with turbulence is 1 of the less pleasant aspects of air travel. Turbulence is bumps, jumps and dips that happen during flights because of changes in the airflow surrounding the aircraft. Most people avoid thinking about turbulence until it happens. But reports show that rates of severe turbulence are on the rise, likely because of weather disturbances […]

Cancer Sniffing Dogs High Accuracy Of 97%

Cancer Sniffing Dogs High Accuracy Of 97%

Researchers Say Dogs May Help Develop Over-the-Counter Test Capable of Earlier Detection Three beagles successfully showed they are capable of identifying lung cancer by scent, a first step in identifying specific biomarkers for the disease.  Researchers say the dogs’ abilities may lead to development of effective, safe and inexpensive means for mass cancer screening. After […]

Marathon For Akron Children’s Hospital

Marathon For Akron Children’s Hospital

The Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series is excited to welcome runners beginning their summer racing journeys during the National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile on Saturday, June 29, at 8:30 a.m. For the fourth year, more than a dozen hero patients selected to represent the hospital, as part of its role as the title beneficiary of the […]

Stop Eating Plastic

Stop Eating Plastic

People worldwide could be ingesting five grammes of microscopic plastic particles every week, equivalent in weight to a credit card, researchers said Wednesday. Coming mostly from tap and especially bottled water, nearly invisible bits of polymer were also found in shellfish, beer and salt, scientists and the University of Newcastle in Australia reported. The findings, […]

The Beginners Guide to Meditation

The Beginners Guide to Meditation

By Lou Kavar Ph.D While there are many books written on meditation, some from particular religious traditions and others based on individual experience, it’s challenging to find a simple, practical guide for meditation. There are many people who just want to know how to meditate. For them, here is a brief introduction to the process. […]

Equality and Better Workplace Culture On The Rise

Equality and Better Workplace Culture On The Rise

Deloitte and The Female Quotient (The FQ), a company dedicated to advancing equality, today announced a strategic alliance dedicated to advancing inclusion in the workplace by furthering conversations, activating solutions for change, and collaborating to create measurements for accountability. “Diversity is a core part of who we are at Deloitte. Today’s business challenges require a variety of […]

Beat Stress, Improve Health in 5 Mins

Beat Stress, Improve Health in 5 Mins

In today’s world is hard to escape stress of modern living. Beyond affecting mood, it can damage one’s health, from lost sleep and stress-eating to weight gain and heart disease. Fortunately, there are easy steps to take to counter all of the negatives. A simple solution is a 20-min daily break to practice relaxation in […]

Some Things Not to Do on a Flight

Some Things Not to Do on a Flight

In the name of safety and an enjoyable flight, there are some basic rules airplane passengers should follow. Many are told to you at some point during your journey. Some rules, however, are unspoken. Here are 8 things you should never do on a flight. Stow Luggage Anywhere Store your belongings close by instead of […]

At Home Painkiller Precautions

At Home Painkiller Precautions

Many unknowingly take painkillers in a dose that is not recommended, or maybe they assume nothing bad could come from a little extra relief. The truth is over 100 people die every day from opioid (pain relief) drug overdoses. What is an opioid overdose? Opioids affect the part of the brain that regulates breathing. When […]

Seeing America by Train

Seeing America by Train

Trains are making a comeback, why? Ease of travel, inexpensive rates and gorgeous scenery makes traveling the rails incredibly attractive. And while European train routes get all the attention, there are a few routes in the USA that travelers should check out. So, skip another road trip this Summer and check out these 5 terrific […]

Craving Foods, Here is How to Stop

Craving Foods, Here is How to Stop

An effective diet begins with a plan that maps meals and snacks based on foods that help you feel full longer. Why? If you feel satisfied, you will be less likely to get up in the middle of the night and make yourself a ‘Dagwood’ sandwich. Sometimes cravings can get the better of you. You […]

The What and Why of Yoga

The What and Why of Yoga

Yoga is now hip and modern fitness routine, but it really is an ancient mind and body practice that was developed in India more than 5,000 years ago. Its positive effects encompass our physical, mental and emotional health. So, if you are looking to shed a few pounds or just want to alleviate stress, this […]

President Trump has ‘Very Good’ Relations with Chairman Kim, 3rd Summit Likely

President Trump has ‘Very Good’ Relations with Chairman Kim, 3rd Summit Likely

President Trump said relations with Chairman Kim remain “very good” and he opened the door Saturday for a 3rd Summit, hours after the NKorean leader said he’s willing to meet as long as the US offers acceptable terms for a deal by year end. “I agree with Kim Jong Un of North Korea that our […]

Sedona, Arizona: No One Leaves There Unchanged

Sedona, Arizona: No One Leaves There Unchanged

Do you know that Sedona’s canyon walls show 9 layers of stone from different geological periods spanning hundreds of millions of years. And that is is home to one of earth’s Vortex’s. So, there is so much more to Sedona than meets the eye. Beneath the endless beauty beats a healing heart. Sedona has long been […]

It is Much Better to Breathe Through Your Nose

It is Much Better to Breathe Through Your Nose

One major benefit of all aerobic activities that raise the heart rate from resting to 120-180 beats per minute for at least 15-20 minutes is that the body actually creates new oxygen-processing capillaries at the end of our blood vessels. Doing aerobic exercises on a regular basis, over a few months, will make most people’s […]

‘BREXTENDED’ Voted in UK Parliament

‘BREXTENDED’ Voted in UK Parliament

FLASH: UK Parliament voted Thursday to seek a delay of the country’s departure from the European Union, a move that will likely avert a chaotic withdrawal on the scheduled exit date of March 29. With Brexit due in 15 days and no divorce deal yet approved, the House of Commons voted 412-202 to ask the […]

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