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1 in 5 Die From This (Not COVID)

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1 in 5 Die From This (Not COVID)
(AscendHealthy.com) - It can strike anyone at any time, nearly silent until it slams its victim with a painful and destructive assault. Even with intensive medical care, a bout with this indiscriminate assailant can lead to permanent disability or death. And if it hits you, early detection could be the key to saving your life. Can you guess what...

Coronavirus: How Long Can It Live, What You Can Do

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Coronavirus: How Long Can It Live, What You Can Do
(AscendHealthy.com) - As of Wednesday, April 1, about half of US states have issued restrictions asking people to stay indoors unless they absolutely have to go out. How long will this isolation last? Part of the answer may depend on how seriously people take measures to avoid bringing the virus into their homes --- and given how long it...

Anxiety and Isolation: Dealing With COVID-19 Quarantine

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Anxiety and Isolation: Dealing With COVID-19 Quarantine
Are you isolating or in quarantine and ready to lose your mind? The situation we’re experiencing with COVID-19 is enough to give anyone anxiety. We have a few tips that may help when it feels like the walls are starting to close in. Quick Read: Many U.S. citizens are hunkering down in an effort to slow the coronavirus’ spread, but that’s...

Handwashing: Your Best Defense Against an Epidemic

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Handwashing: Your Best Defense Against an Epidemic
(AscendHealthy.com) - Our bodies are at constant war with invisible enemies, every surface we touch a potential minefield of dangerous pathogens. Germs are everywhere. Nearly any object could harbor a whole slew of infectious invaders on the lookout for a way past your defenses. Good hand hygiene is essential to stopping their spread --- and it’s especially important during...

How Best to Wash Your Produce in 3 Easy Steps!

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How Best to Wash Your Produce in 3 Easy Steps!
(AscendHealthy.com) - Depending on where you get it and what you’re buying, your produce may be riddled with chemicals and microorganisms. Even organic produce can wind up with residue that needs to be removed. What’s the best way to get your fruits and veggies clean? They definitely need more than a quick rinse. Quick Read: Even organic produce can wind up...

Why You Really Need to Know About 5G Technology

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Why You Really Need to Know About 5G Technology
(AscendHealthy.com) - The next generation of cellular telecommunications has arrived using millimeter Wave (mmW) high-frequency bands. Enticing us with higher speeds and greater bandwidth, 5G looks like a dream come true, whisking us into a high-tech future where cars drive themselves and virtual reality is commonplace. But could there be a hidden nightmare to this new technology that could...

6 Delicious Ways to Add Avocado To Your Diet (And Why You Should)

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6 Delicious Ways to Add Avocado To Your Diet (And Why You Should)
(AscendHealthy.com) - Avocados aren’t just for guacamole! The rich, creamy and nutty taste of the avocado has made it a popular choice among many who are looking to eat healthier. Although avocados aren’t often thought of as a vegetable, they’re actually a fruit. The texture and taste of the avocado make it a perfect addition to a wide variety...

The Benefits of Switching to an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

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The Benefits of Switching to an Anti-Inflammatory Diet
(AscendHealthy.com) - More and more we are finding that food not only sustains us but can also help to heal us. We know we should be eating well, but it can be easy to put blinders on when a craving for something unhealthy strikes. But at what price? Some foods, like those that contain sugars, trans-fats, refined carbohydrates, MSG,...

7 Healthy, Nutritious “Weeds” You Could Eat

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7 Healthy, Nutritious "Weeds" You Could Eat
(AscendHealthy.com) - Weeds --- they’re unsightly, crowd out your grass and detract from your home’s curb appeal. But is that all they do? Absolutely not! Common weeds growing along your fence, in your yard and from the cracks in your sidewalk are often more nutritious than greens you can purchase at your local health food store, based on a...

The Magic of Music: Bringing Back Memories

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The Magic of Music: Bringing Back Memories
(AscendHealthy.com) - How does music affect you? Maybe it appeals to your emotions and frees your spirit, or maybe you can’t resist moving your body to a good beat. However you might respond to it, good music can make you feel incredible. The right song can be magical. It may even be a key to preserving your most cherished memories....

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