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Magazine — Body Health

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month, aka "Mental Health Month", has been observed in the United States since 1949 and reaches millions of people through media and social media, local events, and screenings. Every year, approximately 42.5 million American adults (which is about 18.2% of the total adult population in the United States) suffers from some form of mental illness; enduring conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. That's nearly 1 in 5 Americans every year!  But did you know that doing something as simple as taking a bath can help your mental health? The health benefits of having a hot bath...

Westlab Top 5 for Winter Wellness

1. Keep Warm This may sound obvious (it is winter after all)... but keeping warm is not just for comfort - it's essential for your immune system to function at its best. Did you know that just a small drop in your body temperature can lower your immunity and make you more susceptible to cold viruses and illness? We instinctively reach for those delicious, comforting foods in the winter time - heart soups and casseroles, but many of us aim for a healthy diet with plenty of raw, fresh fruit and vegetables and these do not always give us the...

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