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What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »

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 »

No Smoking Day in United Kingdom: Know All About Day Dedicated to Quit Smoking

Image Used for Representational Purpose Only | (Photo Credits: United Health Organisation) London, March 13: On the second Wednesday of the month of March, United Kingdom observes No Smoking Day- a day intended to help smokers quit. It is a part of the annual health awareness day in the United Kingdom. The first No Smoking Day was… Read More »