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Top 10 Tools for Coping with Stress

Top 10 Tools for Coping with Stress

With so many things going on in your day, stress can easily build and become a usual part of your life. While occasional stress can be positive and can motivate you to meet your goals, prolonged stress can have a negative effect. In this week’s post, HealthTap doctors offer ten tips and tricks to help you find ways to unwind.(…)

7 Quick Tips to Avoid Eye Injuries

7 Quick Tips to Avoid Eye Injuries

July is Eye Injury Prevention Month! Your eyes are incredibly sensitive and can be injured very easily; this is especially true in the summer months when you are spending lots of time outside. Here are seven quick tips to prevent eye injuries and keep your eyes safe all year long. How can I prevent an eye(…)

US Chief Tech Officer Aneesh Chopra & Health 2.0

US Chief Tech Officer Aneesh Chopra & Health 2.0

HealthTap Founder and CEO Ron Gutman met with Health 2.0 leaders at the Aneesh Chopra Commonwealth Club Event on Tuesday night. HealthTap is holding the first Developer Challenge Hackathon, an important part of the public/private partnerships Chopra recommends for developing health data applications to help the public.

Blood Glucose Testing for Nondiabetics

Blood Glucose Testing for Nondiabetics

A lot of our efforts to be healthier suffer from the problem of lack of feedback. While people can track changes in strength and endurance quantitatively as they exercise, effects of dietary choices are much harder to track. You can monitor weight, but weight is far from the complete picture of health.

10 Tips for Feeling Happier and Less Stressed

10 Tips for Feeling Happier and Less Stressed

Happiness and health go together, whether your biggest health worry is the occasional stubbed toe (ouch!) or a chronic illness. No matter what’s ailing you, if you have a smile on your face and possess some general tools to handle stress, you will feel better, be more productive, and get more out of life.

Lose the Salt

Lose the Salt

I recently came across an interesting article on some surprising sources of salt (ok, well, I know bacon isn’t too big of a surprise, but COOKIES?!).