New smartphone apps can give us data on our heart rhythm, blood sugar, brain waves and more. But is this a good thing?
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Mind Over Medicine
When addressing our health, many of us tend to focus on the quality of our diet and exercise as the primary methods of improving our overall wellness. We often believe that if we perfectly “dial in” our diet and exercise routine, then optimal health will surely follow. This concentration on perfecting both food and fitness in the quest for well-being can often lead to the neglecting of certain important relationships in our lives, particularly relationships… Read More
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