Effective Home Workouts – No Gym Required!

As gyms remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, people are seeking alternate forms of fitness at home – and home workouts can still provide effective results with added benefits! Luckily, home exercises offer equally effective results as gym-based routines. Progressive overload is an effective method for building muscle without equipment at home, meaning gradually […]


The Importance of Routine Eye Exams

Glaucoma and macular degeneration often don’t show symptoms until it’s too late, making regular comprehensive eye exams essential. Furthermore, comprehensive eye exams can detect warning signs for systemic diseases like diabetes or high blood pressure that might otherwise go undetected. Children are increasingly developing myopia at earlier ages than ever before, making regular eye exams […]


The Science Behind Skincare – Key Ingredients for Healthy Radiant Skin

A skin barrier that’s functioning properly will both enable the products to sink into skin – quickly and efficiently – and prevent irritations. A nutritious diet, good sleep and stress-reduction are important too to have glowing skin. Here are five skincare actives that constitute the main recipe of a skincare regime: vitamin C, niacinamide, retinol […]


Breaking Down Barriers and Improving Access to Mental Healthcare

Even before the pandemic hit, many individuals with mental health conditions didn’t receive treatment; but an increasing number of high-income countries are working toward making it easier to obtain help. These innovations include integrating behavioral health into primary care practices, training general practitioners to screen for and treat anxiety or depression, and deploying telehealth platforms. […]

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Challenges in Medicine: Spotlight on Holistic and Integrative Medicine

Challenges is dedicated to exploring how medicine is constantly morphing to meet modern healthcare challenges and human goals for health, longevity, and wellness. Through interviews with functional medicine practitioners, integrative medicine specialists, and other thought leaders in holistic healthcare. Navigating through the confusing maze of wellness philosophies and terminology can be dauntingly complex, and words […]


Sleep Health and the Importance of Quality Rest

Sleep health is an integral component of overall wellbeing and professional success. While we sleep, our bodies perform various processes that boost brain power and support immune function for improved performance. Sleep can enhance emotional intelligence and promote better cognitive functioning, so it’s crucial that individuals take steps to ensure quality rest regularly. 1. Sleep […]