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Medical News Today: Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Although there is evidence that exercise can boost mental health, scientists know less about whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of mental health conditions. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis take a closer look. Can physical fitness protect against mental health conditions? Common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, are a growing… Read More »

Daily e-cigarette use may help smokers quit regular cigarettes

A new study from the Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Tobacco Research and Treatment Center provides critical population-level evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes daily helps U.S. smokers quit smoking combustible (i.e. regular) cigarettes. The report, published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research online, provides the first longitudinal data about the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for cessation from a survey… Read More »

Yoga Can Help Improve Symptoms Of COPD

Approximately 24 million people in America could have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and this includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or both. Individuals having COPD have difficulty expelling used air from their lungs, which makes it hard to inhale healthy fresh air. While COPD cannot be cured, a patient’s well being could be improved by managing… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »