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Eight Things to Love About Tai Chi

April 27th was World Tai Chi Day, an annual celebration (the last Saturday in April each year) where thousands of participants in over 80 countries around the world host tai chi demonstrations and events. Observers get to see elaborate sword forms and fan dances, as well as the more mundane tai chi forms often enjoyed… Read More »

What to know about neck tension

Neck tension refers to neck pain that develops when the muscles in the neck cannot relax, which can lead to soreness, muscle spasms, and headaches. It has numerous possible causes, ranging from joint problems to inflamed nerves. Depending on the underlying cause, people can experience different types of neck tension and pain, which distinct symptoms… Read More »

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about fluoride treatment

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps build strong teeth and prevent cavities. For more than 70 years, most of the tap water in America has contained small amounts of fluoride to reduce tooth decay. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that fluoridated water has reduced tooth decay by about 25… Read More »

What to know about proctitis

Proctitis refers to inflammation of the lining of the rectum. The rectum is a muscular tube at the lowest part of the large intestine. Waste passes here from the colon just before exiting through the anus. Inflammation of the rectal lining can cause pain, discharge, and other unusual symptoms. This inflammation has a range of… Read More »

Here’s Why Everyone on His Dark Materials Keeps Talking About Dust

His Dark Materials is HBO’s most recent fantasy series. Based on the books by Philip Pullman, the series features a substance called “dust.” Here’s what to know about mysterious force. Much like the “Force” of Star Wars and the Tao of eastern philosophy, “Dust” in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials–adapted now by HBO and the… Read More »