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10 Daily Produce Servings Prevent Early Death

10 Daily Produce Servings Prevent Early Death

Researchers at the Imperial College London say that five servings of fruits and vegetables is a good start, but more is better. After conducting a worldwide meta-analysis of 2 million people that compared early mortality rates from cardiovascular disease and cancer, they recommend eating at least 10 three-ounce vegetable and fruit servings per day, which could prevent up to 7.8 million premature deaths each year.

Fish Oil Twice Weekly Eases Arthritis

Fish Oil Twice Weekly Eases Arthritis

Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis,in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints, creating swelling and pain.

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Generosity Cheers Mind, Body and Spirit

Generosity Cheers Mind, Body and Spirit

A Swiss study gave volunteers $25 .a week for four weeks, and told half of them to spend the money on themselves and the others to spend it to benefit others.

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The Synergy Studio Offers Four-Session Introduction to Yoga Beginning Jan. 20

The Synergy Studio Offers Four-Session Introduction to Yoga Beginning Jan. 20

Have you ever wanted to try yoga but don’t know where to start? One thing you almost never see is a class that’s fully intended to serve as a solid introduction to yoga.

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Honor Martin Luther King Jr. and Move Your Body During MLK Run/Walk and Annual MLK March

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. and Move Your Body During MLK Run/Walk and Annual MLK March

Martin Luther King Jr. said that no matter how you do it, whether you run, walk or crawl, you have to keep moving forward. You can actively demonstrate this powerful message by participating in the Martin Luther King Jr. 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, Jan. 14, and the annual MLK March on Monday, Jan. 15.

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DIAL DOWN STRESS: How to Stay Calm and Cool

DIAL DOWN STRESS: How to Stay Calm and Cool

 

Whether from natural disasters, divisive politics, unmanageable workloads or a smartphone culture that makes it tough to unplug, U.S. adults are feeling more strain now than they have at any other time in the past decade, according to the American Psychological Association’s 2017 Stress in America Survey.

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Confluence Park, New Education and Recreation Destination, Hosts Grand Unveiling on Jan. 17

Confluence Park, New Education and Recreation Destination, Hosts Grand Unveiling on Jan. 17

Be one of the first to explore a landmark project where culture, education, ecology and recreation meet at the Confluence Park Grand Unveiling on Wednesday, Jan. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Erase E-Waste: Regift or Recycle Smart Phones

Erase E-Waste: Regift or Recycle Smart Phones

When replacing holiday purchases of smartphones and other electronic devices, don’t just trash the old ones. Manufacturing electronics consumes many resources and discarded waste can leak harmful chemicals into ecosystems.

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Senior Sisterhood: New Options for Independent Co-Housing

Senior Sisterhood: New Options for Independent Co-Housing

For 20 years, Maria Brenton, an outspoken proponent of older people living independently, has been campaigning and planning for the opening of a different kind of retirement home run by its residents, supporting each other through old age.

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Ring in the New Year with a Jolt of Java at the 2018 San Antonio Coffee Festival on Jan. 6

Ring in the New Year with a Jolt of Java at the 2018 San Antonio Coffee Festival on Jan. 6

There’s no better place to be less than a week after New Year’s than the San Antonio Coffee Festival, which takes place Saturday, Jan. 6, at La Villita, located downtown just off the River Walk. Kick off 2018 with a jolt of fresh, locally roasted coffee from locations across the globe.

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