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Why I Recommend the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program

by koku_jin
I recently told someone in an interview that if I were king or President or someone in charge, I would hire thousands of health coaches and put them in every hospital. In fact, one of the best decisions we ever made at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine was to hire a team of health coaches. They are the ones who help my patients stay on track when they have to make big lifestyle changes.  Studies have actually shown that working with a health coach can help people make sustainable and long-lasting changes. And here’s the reason why: everybody […]

Bending Reality With The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind

by koku_jin
You probably already know that much of the brain’s processing goes on in the subconscious mind. This mysterious part of you is responsible for your intuitions and your dreams, and it is constantly working in ways that your conscious mind doesn’t understand. However, if you can tap into the true power of your subconscious mind, you open yourself up to a new world of success, happiness, and self-knowledge. Most people don’t know how to do this, but those who do have skills that dramatically enhance their lives and help them to get ahead. In this guide, we’ll look at bending […]

Run For Your Mind: The Significance of Exercise For Teens

by koku_jin
By Richard Thompson, DO Pediatric Resident at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical SchoolMember, Texas Medical Association Whether it’s from cardio, weight lifting, or simply having fun playing a favorite sport, doctors recommend all teenagers get at least 60 minutes of exercise every day. However, the reality is only 27% of high school students reported getting the recommended amount of physical activity every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Most of this exercise should be aerobic in nature, like long-distance running, jogging, walking, biking, or swimming. At least three days of the week should be spent […]

Do fitness trackers have an impact on eating disorders?

by koku_jin
Content warning: There are details and personal anecdotes about eating disorders in this article.  Tracking workouts, steps and calories with wearable devices and apps has become the new normal. Take a look around next time you’re at the gym or go for a jog around the park – most people working out have a wearable strapped to their wrist or a phone strapped to their arm.  The number of connected wearable devices worldwide will push 74 million this year and is expected to rise to more than 1 billion by 2022 – health-focused wearables will make up a large part […]

Healthcare startups struggle to navigate a business world that’s set up for them to fail

by koku_jin
Justin Barad Contributor Justin Barad, MD is the co-founder and CEO of Osso VR, a clinically validated and award-winning surgical training platform. Dr. Barad is also an orthopaedic surgeon with a bioengineering degree from UC Berkeley, and an MD from UCLA. Digital health startups seem to be struggling to the point of failure. Many insights into why have addressed how technology’s traditional model of quickly putting out a minimum viable product then finding useful applications and business models isn’t working. The model might work in the general technology startup space, but it rarely goes well in the complex world of […]

5 Vegan Apps and Sites for a Healthier and Eco-friendly Diet

by koku_jin
Whether you’re new to veganism or you have been part of the movement for years, these free apps and sites make the diet part of your journey easier and more enjoyable. Veganism is a growing choice these days. Some people find plant-based diets to be better for the environment, while others are vegan for health benefits. No matter the reason you chose the lifestyle, you don’t need to rely on willpower alone to change. Technology can help. We’ve talked about a few healthy vegan and vegetarian apps before, and this list only adds to that. From diet plans and challenges […]

Men choose active surveillance for early age prostate cancer instead of treatment

by koku_jin
Washington: A recent study highlighted that just 15 per cent of men with early age prostate cancer in North Carolina chose strict observation instead of treatment and followed the recommended monitoring guidelines. The study was discussed in the ASCO Annual Meeting. The research findings were drawn from an analysis of 346 men newly diagnosed between 2011 and 2013 with low or intermediate-risk of prostate cancer in North Carolina. Researchers analysed how often men received biopsies and other tests according to the guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Ronald C Chen, one of the researchers said, “Active surveillance has rigorous […]