Posts by Temima Gass

Health Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is a mental exercise that helps you reach a higher level of awareness. Forms of meditation include deep breathing, repeating a mantra, and mindfulness. While meditation is very common among Eastern religions, it isn’t inherently religious. It’s simply the act of quieting your mind to reach new levels of awareness. A growing body of…

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NEW VACCINE IS 90% EFFECTIVE AGAINST SHINGLES

The CDC recently endorsed the new shingles vaccine produced by GlaxoSmithKline. Approved by the FDA last October, the vaccine consists of two doses to be administered 2-6 months apart. The CDC recommends adults aged 50 years and older get the new vaccine. The vaccine’s brand name is Shingrix. It is marketed to replace the existing…

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