TITLE

Good Medicine

PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
Ebony;Nov2015, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news and ideas for a healthy mind, body and spirit. Topics discussed include keeping the house free from germs by starting a routine of spraying disinfectant on items one touches everyday as well as research in Great Britain indicating that seniors could benefits from doing hopping exercise two minutes each day. Also mentioned are the recommendation of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on meningitis B vaccination and research on shared family meals.
ACCESSION #
110330961

 

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