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How your family can stay healthy while stuck at home

Many times, it is difficult for us to understand that we are stressed. We are aware of the usual things that cause stress: work deadlines, weight loss struggles, teens, lack of sleep and so on.But we’re living in unusual times: we have to stay indoors for the safety of others and our own health. Though

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Metro Detroit Corona Virus Resource Guide

Many hospitals, health organizations, community organizations and non-profits are coming together to help people and businesses throughout this unprecedented health crisis. Please share this with others who may need to access to medical professionals for advice, grocery delivery, free food services and more.   Medical Facilities, Departments and Hospital Hotlines Contact one of these resources

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Taking care of the Indian gut: a guide to improving your digestive health

Your gut microbiome is a vast community of trillions of bacteria and fungi that inhabit every nook and cranny of your gastrointestinal tract, and have a major influence on your metabolism, body weight, propensity to illness, immune system, appetite and mood. Because dietary habits and lifestyle play a key role in shaping the gut microbiome, there is a large difference

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A DCDS State of Mind

Sponsored by Detroit Country Day School Mindfulness is a concept that is increasingly understood to be enormously beneficial for physical and mental wellbeing. Mindfulness is a state where you become fully present, focused, relaxed and aware of your thoughts, activities and surroundings. It’s a kind of conscious serenity that helps us avoid being distracted, stressed

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What you need to know about coronavirus

Walking down the aisle of my local grocery store, I noticed that they were out of paper towels, masks, and antibacterial wipes. Just like with H1N1, SARS and MERS, the panic has started. Is there really a reason to be frightened here in the U.S.  or is this all hype? Here’s the real talk. Coronavirus

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After a teen vaper’s double lung transplant, his surgeon says vaping is a “catastrophe for our society.”

Dr. Hassan Nemeh, surgical director of thoracic organ transplant at Henry Ford Hospital, found himself in a surprising position last fall. A specialist in lung transplants related to chronic illnesses, Nemeh frequently sees patients with cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a condition developed in regular cigarette smokers. But this patient’s need for

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At home and at work, show your heart some love this February

February, the shortest of the months, is designated as the month of love. (It’s also American Heart Health Awareness Month, National Chocolate Lovers Month and National Bird Feeding Month in the U.S.) Amid freezing temperatures, cold winds and bitter windchill factors, it can be difficult to remember to balance fitness, food and fun. Here are

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