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Weighted Blankets: Worth a Try?

Weighted blankets have become popular in the mainstream in the last few years and are just what they sound like: heavy blankets, generally 15 pounds or more. The weight comes from pellets, chains, or balls that are either woven into the blanket's fabric or inserted in little pockets throughout. Advertising claims all sorts of benefits: better sleep, less anxiety, sweatless nights, excellent naps.

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Traveling with Your CPAP Machine

If you’re planning a spring and summer vacation or traveling for business, getting quality sleep away from home is important. To get your best sleep while on vacation, review these tips for traveling with a CPAP.

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The Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

Fermentation has been been popular across cultures for centuries, but in the last few years fermented foods have been making a comeback in the U.S. Should you believe the hype?

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The Skinny on Fat

Our understanding of the role fat plays in our diets continues to evolve. Medical research shows not all fat is created equal. The amount and type of dietary fat you eat can influence your health in ways both positive and negative.

Juli Johnson, APRN

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What You Should Know About Sleep Aids

When used correctly, sleep aids are safe and effective, and can help you get through a patch of insomnia. But they can have dangerous side effects which you need to know before you take them.

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The Health Benefits of Turmeric

Current medical research is confirming what has been understood in India and Asia for thousands of years. Turmeric may offer a large number of health benefits for your body and brain.

Juli Johnson, APRN

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Diet Recommendations That Can Help Relieve Anxiety

An INTEGRIS dietitian explores the correlation between diet and anxiety.

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Is It Chronic Fatigue or Just Constant Exhaustion?

If you are concerned you might have chronic fatigue syndrome, it is important to understand the difference between fatigue, chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome.

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Breathe Your Way to Better Health

Breathing seems so simple. But breathing correctly is one of the best things you can do for better health.

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The Benefits of Vegetable Broth, aka "Magic Mineral Broth"

Thousands of you read our recent article on bone broth. Now we set out to discover if there are similar health benefits in vegetable broth for non-meat eaters, too.

Kellye Elliott

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