Brain Brawn & Body Your Daily Dose November 4


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Dear Reader:

Here's a sample of what we have for you this month. Take a look and share with others.

James Brown, Vietnam and Race

jamesbrownbiopicThe Godfather of Soul did a good turn for his country by touring for troops

While critics debate what’s good and bad about the recently-released James Brown biopic, Get on Up, they’re missing something that those of us who grew up with Mr. Dynamite in the 1960s know better than most.

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Medical Bills: Even Worse Than You Thought

healthcarecostsNerdWallet Health says they're often confusing, but offers tips

Seems like every other day, there’s a story about how health care costs are absurd or confounding.

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5 Seeds You Need to Eat

chiaflaxhempseedsDiscover the super health benefits of flavorful, nutrient-rich kernels, including those found in sunflowers, flax and hemp

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Strokes and the Toll They Take on Younger Adults

knowstrokesignsAbout 10% of the 800,000 strokes that happen in the U.S. each year strike adults younger than 45.

A stroke -- an event where blood flow to the brain is disrupted, either by a blood clot or bleeding -- can be devastating at any age. But when a younger adult has one, they're affected “in the prime of their life, in their most productive years,” says Jose Biller, MD. He's the chairman of the department of neurology at the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University in Chicago.

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Trend Report: Wearable Fitness Devices

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It's a shirt; it's a headband -- no! It's your new fitness tracker. Wearable devices collect personal data of all kinds and are part of the "health care everywhere" demand. So get ready. Continually evolving high-tech is here for your every fitness need.

Clothes Call

If you were excited about shirts and socks that wick perspiration, you're going to love this. These wardrobe basics are getting a fitness tracker makeover.

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This Little Mental Health Screening Could Have a Big Impact When It Comes To Depression

depressedmanStress, sadness and overwhelming situations are a natural part of life -- but knowing the difference between what's a transient episode and what may be the signs of chronic mental distress could be a life saving observation. That's where depression screenings can come in.

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I invite you to read, learn, enjoy!


Eric Von


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