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Many who exercise outdoors prefer to do so for the fresh air, but in areas with high air pollution, many worry that that quality of air and exercise can be an unhealthy combination. Recent studies have demonstrated evidence that the long-term benefits of exercise outweighs the potentials risks of exercising in polluted areas. Air pollution is a … Read More

In recent decades, California has made efforts to reduce emissions succeeding in partial smog reduction. Even the annual report from the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association indicated long-term trends of air quality improvement. However, the current drought in California has presented itself as a challenge to those efforts. In a report from the American Lung Association, which evaluated … Read More

You may have seen chia seeds floating in someone’s bottle at your yoga studio, or in a tub at Whole Foods, but do you actually know what they are? Chia seeds are the seeds of the plant Salvia Hispanica, a member of the mint plant family. It produces purple or white flowers and is native to Central … Read More

A wave of new research suggests that depression and stress play a significant role in the development of cardiovascular diseases and that both factors should be considered when diagnosing and treating cardiovascular diseases. Research from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute tracked over five thousand patients with moderate to severe depression over the course of three years. These patients did … Read More

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