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Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

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GOOD QUESTION

Probably. But first, consider the risks.

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For the people considered too far gone, was recovery ever possible? The latest research — and innovative strategies — are offering hope.

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Experiment with props, try new classes, and maybe even ditch your screen

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A closer look at copper, cryotherapy, compression, and float tanks

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The future is bright, but also a little weird (see: wellness toilets)

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Smart health devices: The biggest trends


Why emulating your younger self could help you move better

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We’ve been through a real ~journey~ with housekeeping and mental health this year

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Stressed? Exhausted? Depressed? Here’s a surefire way to clear your head and improve your health.

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A physician traces one boy’s story and unpacks the research

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An inside look from scientists working to quantify feelings

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